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Jisc MediaHub for Colleges

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Presentation delivered by Nicola Osborne at the Jisc FE Windows project workshop in Gower College Swansea, Swansea on 27th June 2014. An overview of the Jisc MediaHub service, which is being offered free to FE in the UK.

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Jisc MediaHub for Colleges

  1. 1. Jisc MediaHub for Colleges June 2014 Nicola Osborne nicola.osborne@ed.ac.uk
  2. 2. Jisc MediaHub • Service for UK Higher Education and Further Education. • Released in 2011. • Jisc-licensed multimedia licensed, copyright-cleared for educational use. • Includes rare archival material and extensive news film collections rarely found on the open web. • Also enables searching across high quality external multimedia collections. • Part of Jisc eCollections subscription service. • FREE for colleges (more information: http://www.jisc-collections. ac.uk/).
  3. 3. Jisc eCollections Content • Identified by Jisc MediaHub triangle. • 40+ collections ranging from news film, to youth photography, classical music, feature length social commentary films, wartime propaganda, engineering lectures, design sketches, experimental ads, etc. • Material includes: • 76,000+ videos • 57,000+ images • 250+ audio • All material is copyright-cleared Browse all collections: for education http://jiscmediahub.ac.uk/explore/collection
  4. 4. External Collections • Marked by grey square with red arrow • Carefully selected collections - high quality content that is usually provided under appropriate license for education. • Search allows you to find the best available materials both from Jisc eCollections and external collections • Full view and download of these items is always via the external collection’s site.
  5. 5. Jisc MediaHub Service Login for Colleges via UK Federation (Shibboleth), where available, or via College IP range. http://jiscmediahub.ac.uk
  6. 6. Search, Filters, and Search Results • Search brings back thumbnails for all results. • Hover over thumbnail for more information • Click on thumbnail for full record page, larger image or video, and more information • Filters let you refine results by format, collection, genre, subject, date, or change rankings. • Simple search box or advanced search options. Double quotes (for exact phrase), and Google-like + and - operators supported.
  7. 7. Explore Jisc MediaHub • Browse and explore materials by Collection, Place, Subject, etc. • Find learning materials around Jisc MediaHub content. • Browse most searched for or viewed items.
  8. 8. Record Page • View and download full length video clips, listen to full 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. shotlist, scripts (some news film). • Mark, Save, Favourite or Comment on the item (UK Federation login required for some of these). • Like, favourite or share the URL for the item via social media.
  9. 9. Live Demo http://jiscmediahub.ac.uk
  10. 10. Find Out More… • Jisc MediaHub Help sections full of practical advice and support. • Jisc MediaHub Blog - provides highlights from collections (e.g. 1984 Miners Strike, War Horses, Mandela), key news, etc. • Jisc MediaHub Widget - embed our search box on your college website, blog, or VLE. • EDINA Helpdesk - can help you find out more about subscribing, getting set up, publicity materials. • Facebook page and Twitter presences - stay in touch, find interesting highlights, ask questions. http://mediahub.blogs.edina.ac.uk
  11. 11. Questions or Comments? • Any questions on Jisc MediaHub? • Do you already use the service in your College? • Would your college have particular requests or like advice or support to use Jisc MediaHub? • Are there things you think we are doing well? Are there things we could be improving? • Further questions very welcome via: edina@ed.ac.uk

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