Newsline from EDINA

June 2006: Volume 11.2

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In this Issue:

Education Media OnLine to become Film & Sound Online
From the start of the next academic year, 2006/2007, the Education Media OnLine service (EMOL) will have a new name: Film & Sound Online.
Call for Film Trails and Case Studies
EDINA is currently commissioning authors to create case studies and film trails using EMOL/Film & Sound Online materials.
Culverhouse Classical Music Collection
The Culverhouse Classical Music Collection has been added to Education Media OnLine, soon to be Film & Sound Online (see top story).
Shibboleth news
Updates on Shibboleth.
Searching for the Where, as well as the What
Lead with a vision statement, they said: imagine the contents of the JISC Information Environment (JISC IE) accessible via a virtual globe...
Jorum Update
Following the launch of the free Jorum User Service at the end of January 2006, over 160 institutions have signed up, and over 350 registered users now have access to the resources held in Jorum.
SUNCAT is scheduled to become a full service from 1 August 2006.
News in Brief
CAB Abstracts and Land Life Leisure , Boundary Line Data for Digimap, New Digimap Carto, New agcensus Data, Grade Upgrade, UKBORDERS Funding Confirmed
Forthcoming Events
EDINA promotional and training events, times and venues, and including upcoming Go-Geo! workshops.


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