A good place to start when searching for learning resources is the MCC Library online catalogue, journals, online databases and listings. Here are Instructions for home (off-campus) access to the databases.
For example the Library subscribes to the ARTstor online database of over 1,600,000 digital images and associated catalog data (see ArtStor subject guides) . The JISC Digital Media site offers a wealth of advice and documentaion on using Digital Images in Teaching and Learning. Open Educational Resources and OpenTextbooks are becoming increasing availbale froma variety of sources.
Google Scholar is designed for those researching academic literature, papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports.
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is an all-digital library that aggregates metadata — or information describing an item — and thumbnails for millions of photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more from libraries, archives, and museums around the United States. DPLA brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world.
Selecting, Using or Developing Learning Resources
Video On Demand is a good way to engage your students, using digital video puts you in control of digital media files! Here at MCC we now have around 5000 video clips available On Demand, please contact
( x 2618) for details of how to access this service.
The National Media Market show has very comprehensive list of Video Puiblishers with links to their websites at http://www.nmm.net/2013-exhibitors/
If you would like help with using any of the above or in identifying media resources, please contact
( x 2618).
We have Non-Linear Digital Editing and Streaming Media facilities. Click on the following link and scroll down for some examples of Digital Media produced and edited in-house.
as well as training manuals, text books, CD-ROMs, Videos.
In addition, a range of audio visual media services and resources are available through the adjacent Media Services facility.
For further details you can find the Instructional Design Studio in the Johnson Learning Center Room 136 or contact Brian Richards on:
Tel: (732) 906 2618