Taking The “Repose”Out of RepositoryDiscover, Organize, and Experience Multimedia with MDID 3Andreas Knab & Kevin Hegg
A Little History✤ Developed in response to new General Education program✤ Started using MDID at JMU in 1998✤ First public release 2001✤ Work on MDID2 started in 2003✤ MDID2 released under open source license in 2004✤ Began work on MDID 3 in late 2008 in response to demand for other media types
What is MDID Now?✤ MDID 3 is a digital media management system with sophisticated tools for discovering, aggregating, and presenting digital media in a wide variety of learning spaces.✤ MDID 3 serves as a powerful platform for building innovative, web- based multimedia applications.✤ MDID 3 at JMU currently holds close to 50,000 images, almost 14,000 videos and hundreds of audio ﬁles✤ 346 people from about 200 institutions subscribe to the MDID user support list
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Digital Hub✤ Store Once, Deliver Everywhere✤ Flexible cataloging: from “Just In Time” to carefully curated✤ Modular storage, discovery and delivery mechanisms✤ Content management tools
MDID Collections✤ JMU Collections ✤ Shared Collections ✤ Art and Art History (40,352) ✤ Art Images for College Teaching (2,918) ✤ Faculty Images (4,804) ✤ Battles and Leaders of the Civil War (106) ✤ Historic Photographs (1,740) ✤ English Architecture (648) ✤ JMU Photography (2,128) ✤ Historic Illustrations of Art & Architecture (297) ✤ JMUtube (11,441) ✤ Historic Posters (162) ✤ Madison Art (1,035) ✤ Tenniel Civil War Cartoons (55) ✤ Online Video Collection (2,673)
Who Uses MDID at JMU✤ Academic Departments: ✤ Libraries and Educational Technologies: ✤ Art and Art History ✤ Media Resources ✤ Biology ✤ Special Collections ✤ Business ✤ Center for Instructional Technology ✤ Chemistry ✤ Institute for Visual Studies ✤ Communication Sciences and Disorders ✤ Photography Services ✤ Communication Studies ✤ Madison Art Collection ✤ Geography ✤ Furious Flower Poetry Center ✤ History ✤ Thomas Jefferson Foundation ✤ Music ✤ Mine Action Information Center ✤ Psychology ✤ And others
Discovering Content✤ MDID’s discovery tools✤ Library catalog (LEO)✤ EBSCO Discovery Interface (coming soon)✤ Google for publicly accessible content✤ Custom interfaces (for example, The Shenandoah National Park Oral History Collection)
Controlling Access to Content✤ Access controls work with embedded content
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Why MDID?✤ Customized to meet our needs✤ Easy to add new functionality✤ Easy to integrate with user directories and course enrollment feeds✤ Continue to demonstrate our commitment to the open source movement while leveraging other open source technologies✤ Widespread adoption of MDID across and beyond JMU
Q&A✤ MDID Team: ✤ Further Information ✤ Andreas Knab ✤ http://mdid.org/ ✤ Kevin Hegg ✤ http://support.mdid.org/ ✤ Tina Updike ✤ firstname.lastname@example.org ✤ Grover Saunders ✤ Sarah Cheverton
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