JISC MediaHub, Overview January 2013


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JISC MediaHub, Overview January 2013

  1. 1. Andrew BevanEDINA User Support
  2. 2. JISC MediaHub  Service introduction  Content  Terms of use  Interface features  Forthcoming changes  Feedback
  3. 3. Background  JISC funded data centre at University of Edinburgh  Range of online services and projects  Main activities: Reference & Multimedia, Maps & Data, Support for Developers & Librarians
  4. 4. JISC MediaHub Released in 2011, as the merging of previous services  Licensed content, copyright-cleared for educational use  Plus external collections of film, image and sound Part of JISC eCollections subscription service  Including access to two resources provided by Mimas - JISC Journal Archives and JISC Historic Books New features and content being added continuously For all information see: http ://www.jiscecollections.ac.uk/
  5. 5. JISC MediaHub – hosted content, 130,000 items  TV news, Cinema newsreels and Documentaries  Contemporary images and video, Sound recordings  Multi-disciplinary coverage: Medicine, Science, Art & Design, Architecture, History etc.
  6. 6. External collections • 625,000+ media items – equally wide-ranging
  7. 7. Terms of Use  Include in secure VLEs, Create local caches  Download/Print metadata or assets  Use in course materials or for promotion, training  Display without appropriate acknowledgement  Alter, adapt, modify, or remove copyright  Publish content on the open web  Commercial or any other non-education purpose  External collections, check on linked websites
  8. 8. JISC MediaHub Home page • Search links at top right of each page • Rotating selection of images in centre
  9. 9. Results page • Sorted by relevance • Refine/filter options on left • Hover over small images, pop-up box with more details
  10. 10. Refine results options
  11. 11. Individual results • Icon to denote collection type, e.g. hosted • Icon to denote media type, e.g. still image • Preview, mark, or click MORE (for full details)
  12. 12. Full record – view and download Share via email, Facebook Mark item, saves it in My MediaHub
  13. 13. Embedded players – Audio/Video
  14. 14. External collections When records are from collections external to JISC MediaHub, you will see a small image representing the media item, but you link to an external website where you may have to login to view/play/download the item:
  15. 15. JISC MediaHub Explore • Explore by Collection, Time, Subject or Advanced Search • Future options: Learning materials and Place
  16. 16. Explore collection
  17. 17. Explore timeline • Search with a keyword to create timeline • Zoom in to see more detail using control on right • Move along timeline using blue arrows on right
  18. 18. Explore Subject • Browse the hosted content, under one of two classification schemes • Click on top level subject to start, click numbers to see results
  19. 19. Advanced Search • Combine keywords, subject terms and selected collections • Live search results at bottom of page Input keywords and/or subjects Select collections to search Select Number collection of results and/or media displayed type here
  20. 20. My MediaHub
  21. 21. Future developmentCheck out the Roadmap section of the blog for updates:http://mediahub.blogs.edina.ac.uk/category/roadmap/
  22. 22. Feedback • 2012-13 survey now in place in the service. Your feedback is important! • 74 responses to 2011-12 survey  Results summarised and sent to JISC Monitoring Unit • Advisory Board open to new members
  23. 23. JISC MediaHub blog, Twitter and Facebook Recent posts to highlight content include: •Eric Hosbawm: Marxist Historian •Great JISC MediaHub Bake-off! •Pre-Raphaelites invading London •London 2012 ParalympicsOlympics •Soup cans and Spray cans •The Talented Mister Turing •Farewell to our Man from Mars: Ray Bradbury dies aged 91 @jiscmediahu b