Name Your Digital Assets

  • All digital assets should be named prior to being uploaded to the Digital Asset Manager (DAM)
  • Use only letters, numbers, or hyphens (-)
  • Do not use spaces in the filename
  • Do not use any punctuation marks or special characters in the filename

Learn why filenames matter and how to rename your digital assets.

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Supported Files

Documents

  • Files should not exceed 2 MB
  • File formats supported: DOC, PPT, XLS, PDF

Images

  • Files should not exceed 2 MB
  • File formats supported: JPG, GIF, PNG
  • Animated GIFs are not supported

Videos

If possible, we even recommend hosting all of your videos outside of the DAM using free CMS-supported services like NYU Stream, Vimeo, or YouTube. You can also take advantage of captioning services, easy video sharing, and playback metrics through these services.

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