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FAQs

UCL on iTunes U

 

  • Is iTunes U free to use?

    Yes. All UCL audio, video and PDF content is free to download. The iTunes software is also free to download.

  • Where can I download iTunes from?

    Visit http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/ and follow the instructions in the left-hand panel.

  • Where can I find UCL's content on iTunes U?

    Click on this link or alternatively open iTunes on your computer. In the top left hand panel under the heading "iTunes STORE", click on the iTunes U link. On the next screen in the second left-hand panel navigate to "UCL" and click on the link.

    You can also search for UCL content in search box in the top right-hand corner. A search for UCL will result in an entry for UCL in the "Artists and More" panel on the results page. Click on "UCL" or "iTunes U" will take you directly to UCL content.

    Finally you can also get to our iTunes U site by visiting http://itunes.ucl.ac.uk and clicking on the "Launch UCL on iTunes U" link.

  • What copyright restrictions are on UCL Content?

    There are no DRM (Digital Rights Management ) restrictions, so the content can easily be shared. However, UCL provides the content under the terms of a Creative Commons licence within which some rights are reserved.  Please click here for more details.

  • Do I require iTunes and Apple products to use this service?

    The iTunes software is required to access the iTunes U site, however versions are available for Windows and Macintosh operating systems. Linux users can run iTunes for Windows with WINE installed. Please click here for more details.

  • Do I require an MP3 player to use this service?

    If you wish to listen or watch content on the go, then a mobile device is required. iTunes is optimised to work with Apple products such as an iPod or iPhone, however there is limited support for other devices.

    A mobile device is not essential, as users can keep the content on their computer or burn it to CD or DVD.

  • What if I'm a member of UCL and use WTS?

    The iTunes software is not available on WTS at present, though the possibilities are being investigated.  We plan to make the UCL content on iTunes U available via other routes such that it will be accessible to WTS users as soon as is practical.