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Searching for Content on Connect

With the Media Pod Connect service, you can browse Fantastic Educational Broadcast Content from the BBC and more...

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Searching Connect

Look for and click the Connect button in the menu on the left to be taken to the Connect home page. Here, you can use the search bar at the top of the page to search Connect for educational recordings.

Searching Connect

Type your search query into the text box and then click the magnifying glass to perform the search. You can also filter the search by broadcast date, TV/Radio, and Channel/Station.

Searching Connect

On the results page, you can click on the + icon to select the recording.

Searching Connect

This will bring up the Pod tagging window. Click on different Pods to mark them as related subjects – so for example, if the video is about volcanoes, you might select the Science and Geography Pods. This will help others find content related to subjects they are interested in.

Once you have selected related subjects, simply click the add button to add the recording to your Connect downloads queue.

Search Results Page

When you search Connect, sometimes, instead of a + icon, you will see the one below:

Search Results Page

This means that the recording is part of a collection. If you click this recording, you will open the content collection window. Here, you can see all videos within this collection, and add them by clicking the + icon next to each item.

Search Results Page
Quick Tip

Use the dates filters to find content broadcast from as far back as 2007

Media Pod is available under annual subscription for all educational organisations within Europe.

Please note that advertised access to educational content from the BBC or any other broadcast source via the Media Pod Connect service is only available to UK educational organisations under the ERA Licensing scheme. Any customers outside of the UK region will be able to enjoy all other features offered, but are not eligible for access to this feature on their Media Pod platform.

For further information on the ERA licensing scheme please follow this link;http://era.org.uk/licence-updates/era-updates-schedule-terms-era-licences-reflect-new-member