Video Management Services

LET currently supports two major systems that can host instructional video content for JMU faculty and staff: NJVID and Canvas. We also support the Relay and WebEx software to record class presentations.

Systems Overview

NJVID

NJVID Video Hosting

5GB
Faculty Only
Hosting service for JMU faculty and staff to upload and share instructional video and audio. NJVID is for media used on a regular basis by a course or for active collaboration, not for long term storage or archiving

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Canvas

A/V in Canvas

Course by Course
Student & Faculty
Faculty and students can upload video and audio files into their Canvas courses for sharing. Canvas is for media used on a regular basis by a course or for active collaboration, not for long term storage or archiving

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Video Hosting and Storage Options

NJVID and Canvas are intended for actively used, instructional content. The below table compares these systems with appropriate options for longer-term storage. Where is JMUTube?

System Intended Use Storage Availability
NJVID Video Hosting For instructional video and audio
(not for long term storage)
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5GB Faculty Only
Canvas Upload video and audio files into Canvas courses for sharing.
(not for long term storage)
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Course by Course Faculty & Students
One Drive For Business Personal online storage space for faculty
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1000GB Faculty Only
Dukes One Drive For Business Personal online storage space for students
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1000GB Students Only
JMU Network File Storage Networked file storage space for individuals and departments.
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Varies Faculty Only
YouTube Online platform for storing and sharing videos.
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20GB per video Anyone
Dropbox Cloud storage service for storing and sharing videos.
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2GB Free Anyone
Google Drive Cloud storage for your files hosted and supported by Google.
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15GB Free Anyone
JMUTube Legacy system retired June 5, 2018. NA Retired

For questions or concerns regarding LET Support Video Management please contact: LETSupport@jmu.edu