You will find the official Feinberg YouTube page at:
*The Feinberg YouTube page is administered by the Office of Communications. We encourage you to be among the first subscribers and share our YouTube presence with your peers and colleagues.
The official Northwestern University YouTube Page is at:
Video files should be provided on CD, DVD, flash media, weblink, or on a shared drive.
Please note the following requirements for video files:
- Video File Formats Accepted:
- Windows Media Video (.WMV)
.3GP (cell phones)
.FLV (adobe flash)
- Maximum File Size: 2GB.
- The following information is needed to upload any media to YouTube:
- The Title of the video
- The Creator of the video
Example: XYZ Studios, John Smith, etc. We will include this information at the bottom of the description.
- A Tag or Keywords
Tags are labels or keywords you can assign to a file to make it searchable. You may enter as many tags as you wish.
- A Description of the video
Provide a brief description of what the media item is about, any relevant information that does not fit into any of the other fields, such as the names of performers or speakers, whether the event or item is part of a series, the school or program that sponsored it, etc. Please include copyright information.
See our video resources page for more information on sharing your videos.
Optimize Your YouTube Content for Search
Search Engine Optimization refers to the efforts taken to get a higher ranking for your site in search engine (e.g., Google, Bing, and Yahoo) results. Social media outlets, including YouTube, are effective tools in developing your online presence and building in-bound links that search engines love. Learn more about optimizing your YouTube content with this SEO Tip Sheet.
To learn more about SEO, check out the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Search Engine Optimization Guide on the Web Content Guidelines page.