Jorum News about Jorum and their work with open educational resources (OER)en-bgMon, 06 Oct 2014 09:08:00 +0000Jisc announces ‘community opportunity’ for new online interactive resources <p>Jisc is inviting proposals from training providers in the further education and skills sector, in England, to develop new online interactive resources for apprentices.</p><p>They are looking for bids between £5K and £30K, with over £400,000 available in total for development of learning content.</p><p>The new interactive resources created during this opportunity will enable providers to move towards a mor...</p>, 28 Aug 2014 13:13:00 +0000Coming soon - New look Jorum home page!<p>A new look Jorum homepage is coming soon which we hope you'll agree from the image above will be more visually engaging. Our aim in updating our site is to focus on the content within Jorum and improve the discovery of it. Users will be able to browse by subject, which will be based on Learn Direct and JACS classifications for Further and Higher Education respectively. There will also be a sect...</p>, 16 Jul 2014 15:58:00 +0000Deposit Embargo notice and Jorum transition to Jisc & the Cloud<p>From 1 August, Mimas, currently part of The University of Manchester, will become part of the Digital Resources division, within educational charity <strong>Jisc</strong>.</p><p>This move will not affect the day-to-day running of Mimas, or the services it provides as internal operations, office locations, roles and contact information will remain unchanged for now. Going forward the change will see Mimas benefit from ...</p>, 14 Mar 2014 16:06:00 +0000Our first Learning, Teaching and Professional Skills E-Bulletin is out now!<p>We are pleased to announce that our first ever Learning, Teaching and Professional Skills E-Bulletin is out now. We aim for this monthly update to give you a good overview of some of the projects and resources available from Jorum, Hairdressing Training and AR at Mimas.</p><p>E-Bulletin<br /></p>, 10 Mar 2014 10:59:00 +0000University of Leeds collaboration produces Jorum's first Open 'Window'<p>Today sees the launch of the University of Leeds' Open Window - a collaboration between the University of Leeds and Jorum. It marks a turning point in Jorum's evolution and is a significant development for Jorum and Leeds alike, both in terms of their commitment to improving and enhancing the education landscape and to the open agenda.</p><p>Read more in our latest <strong>blog post</strong>.</p>, 03 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000First Annual Jorum User Survey<h1>Send us your feedback and a chance to win an iPad!</h1><p><br>Jorum's first Annual User Survey has now <strong>closed</strong>. The <strong>draw</strong> to win the iPad will take place on <strong>Monday 7th April</strong> and we will announce the winner here.</p><p>This survey aims to capture how well both the Jorum service and the content available within it are meeting the needs of existing and potential users.</p><p>The survey includes questions on the following key...</p>, 20 Jan 2014 09:38:00 +0000New Jorum - webinar event<h5>All New Jorum - As part of the Jisc RSC's lunchtime webinar series, Jorum will be delivering a webinar to guide users through Jorum's new features and highlight some of the new developments on the horizon, such as the Jisc FE Window Project. Read more about this project in our blog post.</h5><p><br /></p><h5>The webinar takes place on Tuesday 25th February, from 13.00 - 14.00 . For more information and to book your ...</h5>, 26 Nov 2013 11:38:00 +0000New Jorum Information and Digital Literacy Skills Collection launches!<h5>Today, Jorum launches its long-awaited <strong>Information and Digital Literacy Skills Collection</strong>. This follows the successful creation earlier this year of a collection for Research Data Management resources as a result of our involvement in the Jisc-funded DaMSSI-ABC project and demonstrates again how Jorum responds to the needs of its users.</h5><p><br /></p><h5>You can read more about how and why this collection has com...</h5>, 12 Nov 2013 14:21:00 +0000New Featured Resources - Subjects Allied to Medicine<p><br>November sees the seasons change, but we are glad that some things remain constant, and that is the wonderful open resources that can be found in Jorum.</p><p>Our featured resources this month, have been taken from our first curated collection from our #LOVEOER campaign.</p><p>Five resources chosen by Bex Ferriday, from our 'Subjects Allied to Medicine' collection were chosen by as five resources that helped...</p>, 23 Oct 2013 13:29:00 +0000Do you have 30 minutes spare to discuss OER?<p><br></p><h5>Do you want to share your experiences of using resources in Jorum?</h5><h5>If so, we would like to hear from you.</h5><p><br></p><h5><strong>How?</strong></h5><p><br></p><h5>We are working with Evidence Base at Birmingham City University to create a series of case studies about Jorum. So, if you have used Jorum and would be willing to share your experiences of using and sharing Open Educational Resources , we want to hear from you.</h5><p><br></p><h5>The information will be coll...</h5>