Using the IU Podcast Portal, how do I add an episode to an existing podcast?
Note: To host or manage your podcasts using the Indiana University Podcast Portal, you must first request an account; see How do I request an account on the IU Podcast Portal?
To add an episode to an existing podcast using the Indiana University Podcast Portal:
- Access the IU Podcast Portal at: http://podcast.iu.edu/
- At the top right, click
Author Sign-In, and log in using your Network ID credentials.
- Click to select the provider you were assigned when you created
your account (e.g.,
- At the bottom of your "Podcast Maintenance" page, under
"Podcasts", find the podcast title to which you want to add an
episode, and click
- On the "Episode Maintenance" page, click
Browseto locate the episode on your computer. Click the filename, and then click
OKto select it for upload. Then click
Note: Do not include any spaces or special characters in the name of your audio or video file.
- When the upload is complete, enter episode information into the
"Title", "Author", "Link", "Length", and "Description" fields. This
information (i.e., metadata) is displayed to users when
they download the episode to their podcatchers.
- When you're finished, click
To verify that the episode has uploaded properly, return to your "Podcast Maintenance" page, and locate your podcast. You should see your new episode listed at the bottom of the podcast's page. Those who subscribe to your podcast will receive the new episode when their podcatchers check for new episodes, or when they manually refresh their feeds, whichever is sooner.
Note: For policy information on podcast content at Indiana University, refer to University Information Policy Office (UIPO) University-wide IT Policies. In particular, see Appropriate Use of Information Technology Resources.
Last modified on March 07, 2013.