The African American Civil Rights Movement

The African American Civil Rights Movement

Fifty years ago, in March 1965, the events at Selma, Alabama marked a turning point in the progress of the African American Civil Rights Movement. In this blogpost we will take a look at why the Selma Marches proved to […]

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The Troubled History of the Berlin Wall

The Troubled History of the Berlin Wall

  Twenty five years ago one of the most extraordinary barriers ever constructed was torn down by the people it was designed to oppress. The Berlin Wall was built in 1961 to prevent East Germans reaching West Berlin, but to […]

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Updated Jisc MediaHub Roadmap

Current Developments MediaHub Mobile App (iOS – for iPhone/iPad) Filtering of Collections by ‘attribute’ e.g. exploring only Jisc-licensed content or only content that requires no login. Suggested formats for citing video, audio and images. Better resilience. Higher quality videos. Better […]

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What have you been doing with Jisc MediaHub?

What have you been doing with Jisc MediaHub?

We would love to know how you have been using resources from Jisc MediaHub for your learning, teaching or research activities. Have you selected any favourite Jisc MediaHub film clips, images or sound files to incorporate into your work? If […]

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The 1984 Miners' Strike

The 1984 Miners’ Strike

Thirty years have now gone by since the beginning of the 1984 Miners’ Strike. It remains the bitterest industrial dispute in living memory and marked a turning point in the power relationship between the trade unions and the government; the […]

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Interface upgrade: Jan 2014 release

Interface upgrade: Jan 2014 release

EDINA is pleased to announce a new release of Jisc MediaHub, which includes: A facility to upload images to the service, either via Flickr or from a user’s PC – http://jiscmediahub.ac.uk/my/uploads Pan/zoom functionality for viewing large images – http://jiscmediahub.ac.uk/record/display/020-00000186 An […]

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Nelson Mandela 1918 - 2013

Nelson Mandela 1918 – 2013

The death of Nelson Mandela was announced last night and has triggered a wave of warm reflections on and re-examinations of his life and work. The media has been fascinated by Mandela since the 1960s and we wanted to take […]

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