Columbia on iTunes U is now comprised of two distinct channels: one channel is for open public media collections and the second channel for restricted media collections. Each channel is accessible through the Apple iTunes application.
The public Columbia on iTunes U channel is accessible by selecting the "Public iTunes U" button on http://itunes.columbia.edu. Alternatively, the Public iTunes channel can be found in the iTunes U section of the Apple iTunes Store, listed among the "Universities & Colleges" in this section.
The private Columbia on iTunes U channel is no longer available.
Accessing Columbia on iTunes U from iPhone or iPod Touch
With the release of the iTunes U app, iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad users now have direct access to content on Columbia on iTunes U. Users on iOS devices can download the iTunes U app from Apple's App Store.
CCNMTL also offers a Columbia on iTunes U mobile portal, which enables users to link directly to Columbia's channels by visiting http://itunes.columbia.edu/m using their mobile Safari browser. The mobile portal, shown to the right, provides access to the same public and restricted channels.
Creating a Web App for Columbia on iTunes U
Users can also create a web app for their iOS home screen for easier access to the Columbia on iTunes U channels. To create a Columbia on iTunes U app, visit http://itunes.columbia.edu/m on your mobile Safari browser. Then select the bookmark icon at the bottom of the screen and select the "Add to Home Screen" option.