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Finding, managing and using the right MediaHub content

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An overview of using the Jisc multimedia service at EDINA. Presented at two e-Resources breakout sessions being held at the West College Scotland Information Technology Symposium, at Erskine Bridge Hotel, on Wednesday 12th August 2015.

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Finding, managing and using the right MediaHub content

  1. 1. Finding, managing and using MediaHub content Nicola Osborne MediaHub Service Manager / Digital Education Manager at EDINA Nicola.Osborne@ed.ac.uk or @suchprettyeyes Part of the session: “e-Resources: Copyright free multimedia, eBooks and more…” West College Scotland Information Technology Symposium, 12th August 2015, Erskine Bridge Hotel.
  2. 2. 12/08/2015 West College Scotland Information Technology Symposium, Erskine Bridge Hotel. 2 About MediaHub • Multimedia service launched 2011 offering video, images and sound curated for use in education. • Jisc-licensed multimedia is copyright-cleared for educational use (with appropriate attribution) and includes rare archival material and extensive news film collections. • Enables searching across high quality external multimedia collections. • User Upload facility enables CC-licensed images to be hosted and shared via MediaHub. • One logged in, all records can be bookmarked, tagged, commented upon, shared. • Widget for web/VLEs and iOS app available, Android app coming soon. • Part of Jisc eCollections subscription service: jisc-collections.ac.uk/
  3. 3. Finding, managing, and using MediaHub content Try MediaHub for yourself! Anyone can browse, search and explore the site: jiscmediahub.ac.uk/ 12/08/2015 West College Scotland Information Technology Symposium, Erskine Bridge Hotel. 3
  4. 4. Finding, managing, and using MediaHub content 4 jiscmediahub.ac.uk/ Login via UK Federation or via IP range 12/08/2015 West College Scotland Information Technology Symposium, Erskine Bridge Hotel.
  5. 5. Jisc eCollections Content • Identified by Jisc MediaHub triangle • 40+ collections covering a huge range of subject areas, times, locations, etc. • Material includes: • 76,000+ videos • 57,000+ images • 250+ audio • All material is copyright-cleared for education 5 12/08/2015 West College Scotland Information Technology Symposium, Erskine Bridge Hotel.
  6. 6. External Collections • Marked by grey square with red arrow • Carefully selected collections - high quality content under CC or licenced for educational use • Search allows you to find the best available materials both from Jisc eCollections and external • Full view and download of these items is always via the external collection’s site 6 12/08/2015 West College Scotland Information Technology Symposium, Erskine Bridge Hotel.
  7. 7. 12/08/2015 West College Scotland Information Technology Symposium, Erskine Bridge Hotel. 7 Example MediaHub search: “edinburgh film”
  8. 8. Exploring MediaHub • Browse and explore materials by Collection, Place, Subject, etc. • Find learning materials around MediaHub content • Browse most searched for or viewed items 8 12/08/2015 West College Scotland Information Technology Symposium, Erskine Bridge Hotel.
  9. 9. Full Records • View and download video, listen to sound clips, or access full size images • Find rights and credits information • Access information about the item - title, date, location, tags, thumbnails, etc. • Find associated resources, e.g. shortlist, scripts (some news film). • Mark or login to Save, Favourite or Comment on the item • Like, favourite or share via social media 9 12/08/2015 West College Scotland Information Technology Symposium, Erskine Bridge Hotel.
  10. 10. Jisc Digital Media Guides (A-Z) • Guides on the use of digital media in teaching, learning and research • MediaHub users may be interested in: • Practical Ways to Use Digital Images in Teaching and Learning • Mobile Learning for Education • Organising Digital Media Content in a VLE • Using Digital Media in Moodle • Audiovisual Copyright: FAQs • Copyright and Still images FAQs. • Basic Guide to Accessibility 10 jiscdigitalmedia.ac.uk/guides/a-z 12/08/2015 West College Scotland Information Technology Symposium, Erskine Bridge Hotel.
  11. 11. User Uploads • Accessed via My MediaHub section. • Upload images from your computer or from Flickr • Images must be uploaded under Creative Commons licence (various options, can be edited after upload) • Tag, organise, and add your own metadata to your images • Make your images searchable and sharable by any MediaHub user – including colleagues, students, etc. 11 12/08/2015 West College Scotland Information Technology Symposium, Erskine Bridge Hotel.
  12. 12. Jisc Digital Media Guides: Managing • Guidance on managing digital media collections and digitisation projects • Useful guides for making your own uploads to MediaHub: • Approaches to Describing Images • Copyright and Still images FAQs • Controlling your Language: a Directory of Metadata Vocabularies • Using Flickr to Organise a Collection of Images 12 12/08/2015 West College Scotland Information Technology Symposium, Erskine Bridge Hotel.
  13. 13. Support and Information • Help sections - full of practical advice and support • Our blog - explores highlights from collections, key news, etc. • Our widget - enables you to embed our search box on your VLE, website or blog • EDINA Helpdesk - can help with support, advice, publicity materials, Webinars, etc. • Facebook and Twitter – staying in touch, sharing highlights, and answering you and your students questions • Terms of Use: http://jiscmediahub.ac.uk/terms 13 mediahub.blogs.edina.ac.uk 12/08/2015 West College Scotland Information Technology Symposium, Erskine Bridge Hotel.
  14. 14. • Visit the MediaHub Service on your iOS device: • Click on the special iOS banner or, • Click on the download button: • Search the App Store for “MediaHub”. MediaHub iOS App The MediaHub App is free to download and carries no advertising. Watch our walkthrough video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lt8i43R7xns 12/08/2015 West College Scotland Information Technology Symposium, Erskine Bridge Hotel. 14
  15. 15. 12/08/2015 West College Scotland Information Technology Symposium, Erskine Bridge Hotel. 15 And finally… A word about Digimap for Colleges
  16. 16. 12/08/2015 West College Scotland Information Technology Symposium, Erskine Bridge Hotel. 16 • Online mapping service specially designed for Colleges • Ordnance Survey digital map products for all of GB • Variety of zoom levels inc OS MasterMap, building footprints • Annotate maps with text, markers, areas, photos, graphs • Measure distances, areas, buffer points and lines • Save annotations • Create maps as pdf and jpg for printing and insert • Variety of help materials • Maps can be used in teaching and learning resources, including those shared or published on the web. • Maps can also be used for College websites, events, etc. Try it: http://digimapforcolleges.edina.ac.uk/ Digimap for Colleges Features
  17. 17. Questions? Comments? • Do you already use the service in your University of College? We’d love to hear more about how you use it, and if you have a case study you’d be willing to share! • Are there any new support, information or learning and teaching resources you would like from us? • Do you have any feedback on what we are doing well, and what we could be improving? • Further questions and comments are always welcome via: edina@ed.ac.uk • Explore MediaHub for yourself: jiscmediahub.ac.uk/ • Explore the Jisc Digital Media Guides, Infokits & Toolkits: jiscdigitalmedia.ac.uk/guides/a-z 17 12/08/2015 West College Scotland Information Technology Symposium, Erskine Bridge Hotel.

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