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Mediahub:developing the definitive academic video, image and sound resourcehttp://edina.ac.uk/multimedia/Andrew Bevan

outline
Outline
  • Current EDINA Multimedia services
  • Mediahub content
  • Mediahub – new service in preparation
  • Development plans
edina
EDINA
  • Academic (non-commercial) centre based at the University of Edinburgh
  • Runs a numbers of services of differing data types – Bibliographic, Geodata as well as Multimedia
  • Also develops R&D projects
  • Access usually by institutional licence and on-site IP recognition or off-campus UK federation login
current services
Current services

Still images from the Digital Images for Education project – replaced the original Getty Images content

17 film and sound collections

3000 hours of news from ITN/Reuters archives, from1910 - 2007

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New service, launching early 2011
  • To include the content of all current EDINA multimedia services,
  • plus searching the service will return results from external collections

Mediahub – a multimedia platform

mediahub search results
Mediahub search results

Mediahub searches and returns results for :

  • Digital Images for Education content: http://imagesforeducation.org.uk/
  • 17 Film & Sound Online collections
  • ITN/Reuters archives
  • Additional collections, including:
    • Open collections
    • Restricted access collections
digital images for education project
Digital Images for Education project

JISC project to provide education community with high-resolution images for download – procurement commenced January 2009.

Independent team of evaluators selected:

8 still image collections - 56,000 still images

3 moving image collections – 500 hours of film

Covering 25 years of UK history

Still images currently in Education Image Gallery

All content will available to download from Mediahub

ap archive
AP Archive
  • News footage from associated Press, ABC News, Sky News
  • 9/11, Balkans conflict, 2003 war in Iraq
fitzwilliam museum cambridge
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
  • Wide range of images, including major artists e.g. Canaletto, Turner, Constable.
getty
Getty
  • Broad range of content covering political, cultural and social history
  • 8000 film clips
  • 12000 images
goved
GovEd
  • 15000 images from private archive by Francesco Troina; architecture, design, engineering, , media and travel/tourism
imperial war museum war posters
Imperial War Museum: War posters
  • 3 collections of still images
  • Art of First World War, Art of Second World War. All main figures of British art in 20C represented
  • Proclamations – official instructions and statements at home and abroad
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ITN
  • 6300 film clips focusing on UK news coverage
north highland college
North Highland College
  • The Johnston Collection, dating from 1840 - 1979. The Johnston family were pioneers in photography; lived and worked in Caithness and Sutherland.
  • Subject matter was Highland life – politics, fishing industry, portraiture
pymca
PYMCA
  • 5900 images of contemporary youth culture – changing fashions and lifestyles.
royal geographical society
Royal Geographical Society
  • 6500 images
  • Sketches from Livingstone’s Zambezi expedition
  • Mallory and Irvine leaving for final ascemt of Everest
university of brighton design archives
University of Brighton, Design archives
  • 4 collections:
  • British exhibitions e.g. Festival of Britain, 800 images
  • Posters ,500 images
  • Product design, 700 images
  • Retail and domestic spaces, 300 images
itn reuters content
ITN/Reuters content
  • 1910s to 2007
  • 60,000 news stories
  • 25,000 ITN programme scripts
  • 3,000 hours of video footage
  • 19 collections e.g. Channel 4 News, Channel 5 News, ITV News, Gaumont Graphic, Reuters
other film and sound collections
Other film and sound collections
  • IWF Knowledge and Media GmbHLogic Lane
  • Performance Shakespeare
  • Royal Mail Film Classics
  • St George's Hospital Medical School Collection
  • Sheffield University Learning Media Unit Collection
  • The Trials of Alger Hiss (1980)
  • Wellcome Film
  • Amber Films
  • Anglia Television Library
  • Biochemical Society
  • Culverhouse Classical Music
  • Digital Himalaya
  • Educational and Television Films Ltd
  • Healthcare Productions
  • Imperial War Museum
issues
Issues
  • Obtaining licence permission
  • Standardising metadata
  • Developing interface (and technical back-end)
  • Agreeing design & features with partners
  • Engaging with user communities
next stages
Next stages
  • January/February 2011 – continue to design and test the service. Do you want to help?
  • First stable release – March 2011
    • Migration of existing subscribers
    • New subscribers
  • Summer 2011 –new features added for version 2
  • Updates via the blog (and other channels)

http://mediahub.blogs.edina.ac.uk/

  • Thank you for listening, …
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