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LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk1
Sharing our toys in the sandpit:
the role of the Jorum service
Nicola Siminson
Jor...
LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk2
Overview
• what is Jorum and what does it do?
• what context is Jorum operating in...
LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk3
What is Jorum ?
• dictionary definition: a large drinking vessel or its
contents
•...
LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk4
Ovchinnikov Firm, A jorum. Hallmarked: silver 84*, marked
in Russian “P. Ovchinnik...
LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk5
Current Jorum model
Jorum
Contributor
putting content in
Jorum
User
getting conten...
LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk6
What can I contribute to Jorum?
• single files
– text documents, spreadsheets, pre...
LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk7
LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk8
The Jorum repository
• access via login buttons at http://www.jorum.ac.uk/
• for f...
LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk9
Jorum and its context
• landscape of repositories, services, …
• working with othe...
LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk10
So how is Jorum changing?
• Jorum website refresh
• Jorum is moving to Open Acces...
LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk11
Jorum and Open Access
• timetable and licences being worked on
• new, open conten...
LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk12
The new licences
• JorumOpen
• for content whose creators and owners are willing ...
LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk13
This means that…
• users will be able to search the whole Jorum repository
via th...
LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk14
Supporting the OER Programme
• mediated deposit tool
– to assist in gathering ope...
LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk15
Jorum Community Bay
• aims to support knowledge sharing and discussion about
all ...
LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk16
So how do I keep up-to-date?
• via our Jorum Update mailing list:
http://www.jisc...
LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk17
Useful links
• Jorum http://www.jorum.ac.uk/
• Creative Commons http://creativeco...
LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk18
Contact us!
• Nicola Siminson – Community Enhancement
Officer
– email: nicola.sim...
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Are we sharing our toys in the sandpit? A discussion on issues surrounding the re-use and re-purposing of electronic information literacy learning objects in the UK. Graham

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Are we sharing our toys in the sandpit? A discussion on issues surrounding the re-use and re-purposing of electronic information literacy learning objects in the UK. Graham

  1. 1. LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk1 Sharing our toys in the sandpit: the role of the Jorum service Nicola Siminson Jorum Community Enhancement Officer
  2. 2. LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk2 Overview • what is Jorum and what does it do? • what context is Jorum operating in? • future developments – including JorumOpen
  3. 3. LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk3 What is Jorum ? • dictionary definition: a large drinking vessel or its contents • “a FREE online service for staff in UK Universities and Colleges to share, reuse and repurpose electronic learning and teaching resources” • JISC funded service, jointly run between the EDINA and Mimas national data centres based at the Universities of Edinburgh and Manchester
  4. 4. LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk4 Ovchinnikov Firm, A jorum. Hallmarked: silver 84*, marked in Russian “P. Ovchinnikov” under the emblem. Last half of 19th century Source: http://www.artantique.ru/list-eng.phtml?cat=218
  5. 5. LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk5 Current Jorum model Jorum Contributor putting content in Jorum User getting content out Jorum R&D
  6. 6. LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk6 What can I contribute to Jorum? • single files – text documents, spreadsheets, presentations, images, video, audio, Flash animations • content packages / learning objects – bundling learning resources together with metadata - content can be moved between programmes, facilitating easier delivery, reuse and sharing of materials • virtual objects – Jorum can catalogue and point to resources stored elsewhere • Jorum Collections Policy: http://www.jorum.ac.uk/policies.html
  7. 7. LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk7
  8. 8. LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk8 The Jorum repository • access via login buttons at http://www.jorum.ac.uk/ • for further support see http://www.jorum.ac.uk/support/user_guides.html – user guides – demonstration video: “Finding resources in Jorum”
  9. 9. LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk9 Jorum and its context • landscape of repositories, services, … • working with others – RLO-CETL – HEA Subject Centres – RSCs – JISC services and projects (e.g. CETIS; RePRODUCE) • HEFCE / HE Academy / JISC OER Programme
  10. 10. LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk10 So how is Jorum changing? • Jorum website refresh • Jorum is moving to Open Access – Creative Commons • Jorum Community Bay http://community.jorum.ac.uk/
  11. 11. LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk11 Jorum and Open Access • timetable and licences being worked on • new, open content (RePRODUCE; RLO-CETL) • extending Jorum’s reach – need to engage content producers and mainstream educators • explore the hidden benefits and perceived barriers to sharing • support for the OER Programme
  12. 12. LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk12 The new licences • JorumOpen • for content whose creators and owners are willing and able to share their materials for anyone to use via the web, under Creative Commons (CC) licences • JorumEducationUK • for content sharing where creators and owners need to restrict the availability of resources to members of UK Further and Higher Education institutions, authenticated via the Access Management Federation • JorumPlus • for sharing content with additional restrictions, for example where material licensed via JISC Collections or from third parties is involved; this will require institutional authorisation
  13. 13. LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk13 This means that… • users will be able to search the whole Jorum repository via the website – using an SRU tool • materials deposited under CC licences in JorumOpen can be downloaded without the need to log on • open access learning and teaching materials from UK FE and HE institutions can make a difference to the education field worldwide
  14. 14. LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk14 Supporting the OER Programme • mediated deposit tool – to assist in gathering open content for safe keeping prior to the launch of JorumOpen – using MrCute http://www.learningobjectivity.com/mrcute/ – upload content via the Jorum website, submit metadata and select a suitable licence – Federated Access Management • continued support via the Jorum website, training events and the Community Bay
  15. 15. LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk15 Jorum Community Bay • aims to support knowledge sharing and discussion about all aspects of sharing, reuse and repurposing of learning and teaching resources • using Moodle • in development - but available in a beta version – for an initial view of the proposed structure, visit http://community.jorum.ac.uk/ • next stage will be to populate the Community Bay - with help and input from our community
  16. 16. LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk16 So how do I keep up-to-date? • via our Jorum Update mailing list: http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/JORUM-UPDATE • or via our Jorum RSS News Feed: http://www.jorum.ac.uk/support/rssfeeds.html
  17. 17. LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk17 Useful links • Jorum http://www.jorum.ac.uk/ • Creative Commons http://creativecommons.org/ – licenses http://creativecommons.org/about/licenses/meet-the-licenses – ccLearn http://learn.creativecommons.org/ • HEA Subject Centres http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/ourwork/networks/subjectcentres • JISC CETIS http://jisc.cetis.ac.uk/ • JISC Regional Support Centres http://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/services/as_rsc/rsc_home.aspx • Open Educational Resources Programme http://www.jisc.ac.uk/fundingopportunities/funding_calls/2008/12/grant1408.aspx • RePRODUCE project http:// www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/elearningcapital/ reproduce • RLO-CETL http://www.rlo-cetl.ac.uk
  18. 18. LILAC – 1st April 2009 www.jorum.ac.uk18 Contact us! • Nicola Siminson – Community Enhancement Officer – email: nicola.siminson@manchester.ac.uk – phone: 0161 275 0155 • Jorum Helpdesk – e-mail: support@jorum.ac.uk – phone: 0131 650 3302

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