JISC MediaHub


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Webinar on 5th December 2012, covering the content and functions of a multimedia service for education. Subscription required for some content:


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JISC MediaHub

  1. 1. Vivienne Carr Rick LoupEDINA User Support
  2. 2. JISC MediaHub • Service introduction • Collections • Overview of key functions • Forthcoming changes • Terms of use • Feedback
  3. 3. • Service includes JISC eCollections licensed content - copyright-cleared film,image and sound files for educational use,• plus searching JISC MediaHub delivers results from other collections of film,image and sound
  4. 4. Login options
  5. 5. JISC eCollections content • 130,000 media items • Digital Images for Education content • ITN/Reuters archives, including Gaumont cinema newsreels • Other collections of film and sound, including Performance Shakespeare, Culverhouse Classical Music, Imperial War Museum, Getty, Royal Geographic Society, St Georges Medical School and more. • http://mediahub.blogs.edina.ac.uk/collections/
  6. 6. TV news
  7. 7. Cinema news
  8. 8. History
  9. 9. History
  10. 10. Documentary film
  11. 11. Medicine
  12. 12. Medicine
  13. 13. Science
  14. 14. Humanities
  15. 15. Design/architecture
  16. 16. Contemporary images and video
  17. 17. Social history
  18. 18. External collections • 595,000 media items
  19. 19. JISC MediaHub • Service introduction • Collections • Overview of key functions • Forthcoming changes • Terms of use • Feedback
  20. 20. JISC MediaHub Home page • Search (and advanced search link) available at top right of each page • Rotating selection of images in centre
  21. 21. Results page • Sorted by relevance • Refine/filter options on left • Hover over small images, pop up box with more details on left
  22. 22. Results page • Possible to hide description boxes if preferred
  23. 23. Refine results options
  24. 24. Individual results • Icon to denote collection type, e.g. Inside JISC MediaHub • Icon to denote media type, e.g. still image • Preview, mark, or click MORE (for full record details)
  25. 25. Full record Option - click to browse other items from this collection Download options Mark item, saves it in My MediaHub Share via email, Facebook, Twitter and more
  26. 26. Full record • Description • Click on any of the details to generate a new search • Links to similar content and recently viewed items
  27. 27. JISC eCollections content • Download image, 2 size options
  28. 28. JISC eCollections content Video •You will see a frame from the video. You can play the video within the full record page and download in a range of formats. •NOTE: if your video is longer than average, you may see a list of clips on the right hand side of the video image. Select each clip separately to play:
  29. 29. JISC eCollections content Audio •You will see an audio player to allow you to listen to the file. You can download the audio file in a range of formats:
  30. 30. 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:
  31. 31. JISC MediaHub Explore • Explore by Collection, Time, Subject or Advanced Search • Future options: Learning materials and Place
  32. 32. Explore collection
  33. 33. 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
  34. 34. Explore Subject • This area allows you to explore the JISC eCollections content, which has been catalogued with one of two subject classifications • Unesco subjects – Film & Sound Online content • IPTC subjects – DIE and NFO content • Click on top level subject to start, click blue figures to see results
  35. 35. 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
  36. 36. My MediaHub
  37. 37. JISC MediaHub • Service introduction • Collections • Overview of key functions • Forthcoming changes • Terms of use • Feedback
  38. 38. JISC MediaHub Home page – next version • More search options underneath search box. • Images shown are proposed update of interface, subject to external usability testing. Likely launch data February 2013.
  39. 39. Classification changes • Icons changed to better reflect access. • Possible to have a result with more than one icon, e.g. Requires login and Hosted on another website.
  40. 40. Bookmark items • Users must sign in via UK Federation to bookmark items
  41. 41. Mark items
  42. 42. Leave comments
  43. 43. Future developmentCheck out the Roadmap section of the blog for updates:http://mediahub.blogs.edina.ac.uk/category/roadmap/
  44. 44. JISC MediaHub • Service introduction • Collections • Overview of key functions • Forthcoming changes • Terms of use • Feedback
  45. 45. Terms of Use You can: •Create local cache to improve access •Download metadata, films and scripts •Print metadata, stills and scripts •Use in course materials •Use in coursework •Include in secure VLEs, MLEs •Display, download & print for promotion, testing & training •Display at seminars, conferences, workshops
  46. 46. Terms of Use You cannot: •Display without appropriate acknowledgement •Sell or resell the licensed material and/or metadata •Remove or modify copyright •Alter, adapt or modify •Publish content on the open web •Commercial use or any other non-education purpose
  47. 47. Terms of Use • External collections • User needs to check terms of use • Full record page links to Terms of Use on external site • http://jiscmediahub.ac.uk/about/unrestricted
  48. 48. JISC MediaHub • Service introduction • Collections • Overview of key functions • Forthcoming changes • Terms of use • Feedback
  49. 49. 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  Questions on ease/frequency of use
  50. 50. Feedback How can we best improve JISC MediaHub? •A – support materials •B – viewing results page •C – more/different content •D – citation and/or copyright info. •E – explore/browse area •Type any comments in the text chat
  51. 51. Advisory Boards
  52. 52. JISC MediaHub blog Recent posts to highlight content include: •Eric Hosbawm: Marxist Historian •Great JISC MediaHub Bake-off! •Pre-Raphaelites invading London •London 2012 Paralympics •London Olympics 2012 •Soup cans and Spray cans •Happy 50th Anniversary of Independence, Rwanda and Burundi •The Talented Mister Turing •Farewell to our Man from Mars: Ray Bradbury dies aged 91
  53. 53. Social media @jiscmediahub