Discovering What You Can't Always Get From Google: Jisc MediaHub

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How Jisc MediaHub allows sophisticated searching and discovery of a large range of multimedia items. Presented by Andrew Bevan at the RSC Northern efest 2014, Sunderland, 5 June 2014.

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Discovering What You Can't Always Get From Google: Jisc MediaHub

  1. 1. Discovering what you can’t always get from Google http://jiscmediahub.ac.uk/ Andrew Bevan – EDINA User Support
  2. 2. What is EDINA?
  3. 3. What is Jisc MediaHub? • Service for UK FE and HE • Released in 2011 • Jisc-licensed multimedia content, copyright- cleared for educational use • Archival collections, rarely available on open web • Plus search results for external multimedia collections • Part of Jisc eCollections subscription service • FREE TO COLLEGES http://www.jiscecollections.ac.uk/
  4. 4. Jisc eCollections content • Identified with triangle • 40+ collections • Records: • 76000 + video • 57000 + images • 250 + audio • All copyright-cleared for use in education http://mediahub.blogs.edi na.ac.uk/collections/
  5. 5. TV news • ITV News 1955-2007. Daily news programmes plus special broadcasts. 34,000+ records. • Channel 4 News 1982- 2007. Lunchtime, evening and special news. 6,500+ records. • Channel 5 News 1997- 2004. • AP Archive.
  6. 6. Cinema news • Gaumont Graphic, 1910-1934. Silent, sound from late 1920s. 8,087 records. • Gaumont British News, 1934-1959. Bi-weekly newsreel. 2,476 records. • British Paramount News, 1931-1957. 77 records.
  7. 7. War and propaganda • Imperial War Museum film. WWI, WWII, Cold War, post-war reconstruction, Civil Defence, 1990s Balkan conflict. 50 hours. • Imperial War Museum images. 3 collections: Art of First World War, Art of Second World War and a collection of proclamations. 4,000 + records.
  8. 8. War and propaganda Educational and Television Films Ltd • 100 hours of film from political left including USSR, China, Eastern Europe, Chile and Cuba. Legacy of Stanley Forman. • Documentary footage of 1917 Russian Revolution, Spanish Civil War, Nazi Germany, Vietnam War, Tibet and Beirut.
  9. 9. Documentary film • Royal Mail Film Classics - documentary, public information, animation and industrial film, mainly 1930s and 1940s. 16 hours. • Amber Films - independent documentaries from North- East, 1968-1980s. 39 records. • Films of Scotland - documentaries on all aspects of Scotland. 1938-1982. 50 hours.
  10. 10. Science & Engineering • IET.tv - aimed at engineering, highly regarded. Presentations and expert interviews from 2002-2012. 3,028 records. • Biochemical Society – charts development of biochemistry in late 20th C. 36 records.
  11. 11. Medicine • Wellcome Library – 500+ records from 1912 to 2000s. Evolution of medicine and health care. • St George’s – 19 films on aspects of medical practice from leading UK medical school. • Sheffield University – 47 hours on range of subjects, including medicine and bio- medical science.
  12. 12. Classical Music Culverhouse Classical Music • 50 hours of classical music and associated scores. Core repertoire plus rarer pieces from 17th to 20th centuries. • Editing of media files permitted.
  13. 13. Art Fitzwilliam Museum • 1,000 images from the diverse collections of The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge. • Includes major artists such as Canaletto, Turner, George Stubbs and John Constable. Copyright: The Fitzwilliam Museum, The Last of England, Ford Madox Brown, 1860.
  14. 14. Design/architecture • GovEd - 15,000 images by Francesco Troina, mainly covering architecture, design, engineering, media and travel and tourism. • Design Archives – material from 1945- 1985 from University of Brighton. Posters, product design images, retail images.
  15. 15. Contemporary images and video • Getty moving images – 8,000 records covering cultural, social and political issues. 1920s - 2000s (mostly 2000s). • Getty still images - Nearly 12,000 images of political, cultural, and social history, covering the major events of recent world history. • PYMCA – images of contemporary UK youth culture. 1960s-2000s. Copyright: Getty Images, Focus On Jerusalem As Jewish New Year And Ramadan Coincide, 2007. See more at: http://Jiscmediahub.ac.uk/record/display/022-76739771#sthash.HEWUQo8A.dpuf
  16. 16. Social history North Highland College • The Johnston Collection is a historic photographic collection of national and European significance. • 1840-1979. • Caithness and Sutherland areas. • 10,000+ images.
  17. 17. Feedback opportunities • Feedback survey in service: https://www.survey.ed.ac.uk/jiscmediahub/ • Jisc Collections workshop:  Focussed ‘workshop’ - 18th March in London,  Options for future-direction of content  Outcome – reshaped Jisc MediaHub to better reflect community needs • Also call for Case Studies – June 2014
  18. 18. Search • Search at top right of each screen. More than one word? Get results containing any of those words. • Enclose phrase in double quotation marks • Add +plus sign immediately before words to ensure they appear in results. • Add -minus sign immediately before words to exclude from results.
  19. 19. Search • more options… • Restrict:  media type,  access type,  Newsfilm only.
  20. 20. Results
  21. 21. Filter • Filter and sort options available on left of results page. • Date filter is for decade only – try advanced search for date range. • Sort options at bottom left.
  22. 22. Advanced Search In addition to media type and access type: • More specific keyword search • Select collections • Date range search • Subject, genre, duration, other fields • Sort options • ‘Live result’ box
  23. 23. Jisc MediaHub Explore • Several Explore options available:  Collection - can browse all content from each collection, background and any reviews  Subject displays for Jisc eCollections content only.  Time creates a timeline based on your search term, that you can zoom and pan  Place is a Google map with location markers of Jisc eCollections content  Learning materials has case studies and reviews  Newsfilm – browse by subject or search by date range
  24. 24. Explore by Place
  25. 25. Full record • Play • Download –  Video: Windows Media, Quick Time (some), Ogg Theora  Audio: AAC, WMA, Ogg Vorbis • Share • Bookmark with tags
  26. 26. Full record • Link to terms of use • Add comments • View metadata • Shotlist and frame grabs may be available • View similar items
  27. 27. Bookmark • Must be logged in with institutional login • Edit any field • Click on Suggested tags, or your tags • Click Submit
  28. 28. My MediaHub
  29. 29. Uploads • Users can share images • User Uploads collection
  30. 30. Uploads process • 1 – Upload via Flickr account or your computer
  31. 31. Uploads process • 2 – Edit to add a Creative Commons license and metadata
  32. 32. Uploads process • 3 – Publish. Cannot publish until CC license selected.
  33. 33. Search widget • Find the code in the About > Support area.
  34. 34. Social media Lots of posts highlighting content: • Nelson Mandela 1918-2013 • JFK : Life and Death in the Media Spotlight • Fantasy Speakers’ Corner • Our 20th Century Industrial Heritage • Legacy of the Genetic Codebreakers • Tutankhamun • Robert Burns – Man of the people • many more… http://mediahub.blogs.edina.ac.uk/ @Jiscmediahub
  35. 35. Questions Copyright: Think it Over!, Imperial War Museum, 1916.

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