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O’Reilly for Higher Education: Playlists

A guide to all aspects of O’Reilly for Higher Education including content, searching, and viewing results.

Your Playlists

How do you add books, videos, chapters, clips etc to Playlists? Click the Playlist icon next to the item you are interested in.
This is how you find your Playlists:

1) You will find your Playlists on the main toolbar, under the Explore tab. You will also find them on the Your O´Reilly menu. 

Let's have a look at a few examples:
2) This is a Public Playlist. Which means you can send a Playlist URL to a colleague, who then can follow your Playlist. Read more about sharing below.
3) This is a Playlist create by a colleague, and made available for everybody at your institution to follow. You can find them under the Discover tab, read more about this below.
4) This is an Expert Playlist, with handpicked content put together by industry leaders. You are able to follow these playlist as well. Read more about Expert Playlists here.
5) This is a Private playlist. It means it is not shared, not available for anyone at your organization.

6) Here, you will find options to edit share settings for your Playlists, and unfollow Playlists put together by other users. 


Edit a playlist

This is how you edit your Playlists:

1) You can change the order of the items in your playlists by using drag & drop.
2) You can click the cogwheel to edit (change name and description of the Playlist), duplicate or delete,
3) You can click Share to choose between the three sharing options, read more about this below.

Sharing and following playlists

This is how you share and follow Playlists:

Click the Share button to choose sharing options for your Playlist..

1) Private means the Playlist is only available for you, it is not available for anyone else.
2) This options means you can make your Playlist available for your colleagues at your institution, under the Discover tab on the Playlist page. They will be able to follow your Playlist by clicking the Follow button  Which means they will be able to see any changes you make to your Playlist.
3) Public means you will get a URL to your Playlist, which you can send to anyone with an O´Reilly account. The receiver will be able to follow your Playlist by clicking the Follow button.

You are not able to see who is following your playlists only the number of followers your playlist has.

Institution Playlists

Under the Discover tab on the Playlist page you will find Playlists put together by colleagues at your institution.

You can click a Playlist to open it, then click the Follow button This means you will see any changes made by the person who put together the Playlist. You will find the Playlists you are following under the Your Playlists tab.