Scalar makes it easy to import media items such as images and videos from a variety of online archives such as:
If you would like to import media from something that does not appear on the list above, use the Internet Media Files option in the dropdown!
Scalar is designed to store only the metadata of media items that you have uploaded to another website on the internet. However, in some cases, it is necessary to upload your own files directly to Scalar.
Uploading your own media items to Scalar is not recommended for large collections of files or single files larger than 32 MB.
This guide assumes that you have already uploaded or imported your files into your Scalar book. If you have not added the desired files to your book, please see the tabs for "Uploading Media Items" or "Importing Media Items from the Internet".
When adding metadata to Media Items, we recommend the following fields: