Jul 212014

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 usage statistics in line with COUNTER recommendations.
  • HTML User guides.
  • Better tool to upload images.
  • Bulk uploading as well as existing uploading of individual images.

Under Exploration

  • Searching in MediaHub for Multimedia content (images, video, sound) deposited in the Jorum Learning Objects Repository.
  • MediaHub Mobile App for Android.
  • Users can create and share their own Media Trails.
  • Linking to related material in other online services.
  • Institutional log in URLs (“targeted URLs”) that direct users via the preferred log in mechanism, direct to media items.
  • Embedding video and audio content from MediaHub in web pages.
  • Interoperability with reading list software.
  • Users can contribute moving images and sound through an embedded YouTube
  • Plugins for VLEs including Moodle.
  • A Content-Development Strategy to meet user needs.
  • Simplifying the login screen.


January 2014
  • Advanced Search: Updated interface, including sort by proximity
  • Users can contribute content
  • Crowd-sourcing metadata
  • Zoom tool for images
April  2013

  • Simpler classification of collection types
  • Advanced Search: time/date, people
  • My MediaHub: bookmarking, commenting, tagging
September 2012
  • Explore by Place
  • Embedding of MediaHub search into your website
August 2012
  • Explore Newsfilm
December 2011
  • Explore by Learning Materials: now including Reviews
  •  Interactive Guided Tour accessible via the Help page.
  • New metadata and better display of data on Full Record Page
  • Improved Display of Brief Records Page
October 2011
  • Personal preferences in My MediaHub
  • Combining and re-running previous searches in My MediaHub
  • “Show all” similar and recently viewed items
  • Searches that match any one or more words
  • Help guides
August 2011
  • Advanced Search: title/description, subject, media type, collection and collection type indexes
  • Most Popular: Items, searches
  • My MediaHub: search history, recently viewed items, marked items
  • Sharing and social networking via external services such as Twitter
  • Machine-to-machine interface: SRU and OAI-PMH
June 2011
  • Explore by Subject
  • Explore by Collection
  • Explore by Time
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