Your video must be posted to the school's official YouTube channel to appear on a Jacobs School website.
We provide an official YouTube channel for videos produced for the school’s websites, including the education and training programs.
We host your video on the school’s managed channel for two reasons:
All videos embedded in University at Buffalo sites must be captioned to meet accessibility requirements.
We upload videos to YouTube, which provides an automatic captioning service.
YouTube captioning is an automated system and it's not perfect. There are times when we edit the captions for clarity and accuracy.
Ultimately, we ensure that your video meets all current and future accessibility requirements.
YouTube's automatic captioning service does not work for all videos. If it cannot caption your video, we will work with you to have the video captioned.
Posting your video to the school's official YouTube account ensures that it is recognized as official content by viewers when they see it on YouTube.
It also prevents problems that can arise from posting to personal or other unofficial accounts, including the potential inability to remedy issues with the video or its content in the future.
We use the UBCMS's shared content feature to create one instance of your video in UBCMS. That instance can be embedded many places.
Shared content allows us to easily find and manage videos placed throughout the school's websites.
All videos must be closed-captioned to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. YouTube provides auto-captioning. To get the best results, speakers should speak one at a time and talk slowly and clearly when being recorded. Eliminate as much background noise as possible for better captioning.