Oxford Brookes RADAR presentation

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RADAR (Research archive and Digital Asset Repository) is Oxford Brookes University's institutional repository, based on Equella software.

It contains the University's research outputs as well as teaching materials, much of which are openly available. This presentation by Steve Burholt and Rowena Rouse is from an Equella user group meeting in April 2012.

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Oxford Brookes RADAR presentation

  1. 1. RADAR
  2. 2. What is RADAR?R esearchA rchiveD igitalA ssetR epository• Institutional repository for Oxford Brookes,based on Equella software• More than 3000 items: a blended repository ofteaching and research Directorate of Learning Resources
  3. 3. Background• 2007/8 JISC Circle project• Autumn 2008 chance meeting with Coventry University• December 2008 purchase Equella 4.0• October 2009 RADAR launch• 2012 4.1 integration with Moodle Directorate of Learning Resources
  4. 4. What’s in RADAR? Oxford Brookes University research
  5. 5. What’s in RADAR? Teaching materials
  6. 6. What’s in RADAR? Photos of University events
  7. 7. What’s in RADAR? Cartoons by University graphics team
  8. 8. What’s in RADAR? Video tutorials for students
  9. 9. What’s in RADAR? Course “taster” materials (OER)
  10. 10. What’s in RADAR? Olympics teaching materials (OER)
  11. 11. Successes 1. Easy to customise Equella interface for different collections, virtual folders etc 2. Gives control for us to create metadata schema/collections Directorate of Learning Resources
  12. 12. Successes3. Integration good :(RSS, profiles,pedagogic research,Moodle blocks)http://www.chc.brookes.ac.uk/dr-eike-adams Directorate of Learning Resources
  13. 13. Challenges 1. Multiple changes to HE systems in recent years 2. Management need better statistics on the student learning experience, e.g. learning analytics Directorate of Learning Resources
  14. 14. Questions?Rowena RouseRADAR-repository services development managerrrouse@brookes.ac.ukSteve BurholtE-learning systems developersrburholt@brookes.ac.ukwww.brookes.ac.uk/go/radar Directorate of Learning Resources

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