About this service

Provided By

Other names for this service

Kaltura, Illinois Media Space, media platform, media engine.

Service documentation

Why to use this service

The service will allow faculty, staff, and students a secure and branded way to upload and share rich media while preserving the intellectual property of the University. (It will serve as a communication tool to some, and as an instructional repository to others.)


Video and audio file hosting; video and audio file sharing; lecture recording tools; cataloging; playlist generator; public and private media sharing; live stream hosting; desktop recording tools; webcam recording tools; caption searching.

Getting and using this service

Who can use this service

Undergraduate students
Graduate/Professional Students

How to get this service

Anyone with a current NetID can log in to a Kaltura interface (at http://mediaspace.illinois.edu, within Compass 2g, or in learn.illinois) to upload the share content. 

No provisioning or creation of accounts is necessary. See the documentation for Kaltura on how to upload and share media. 


Available to all faculty, students, and staff without charge

How to use this service

Browsers; Kaltura mobile app; MediaSpace; Compass/Blackboard.

Quotas and usage restrictions

Quotas: None listed.

Usage Restrictions: Users must log in via Shibboleth or LMS to upload content.

Sensitive data considerations

Nothing specific, general FERPA considerations.

Hours and support

Standard service hours

Kaltura hosted, dependent on vendor.

Scheduled maintenance hours

None listed.

Staffed support hours

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

How to report issues

Contact the Technology Services Help Desk by phone (217-244-7000) or by email (consult@illinois.edu).