After a successful trial, Ryerson Library has subscribed to Kanopy, a streaming service that provides the platform to a host of educational video productions covering a wide range of subjects, including arts, humanities, health, business, education and more. The collection has over 20,000 video titles from various producers.
The videos will best be used in support of courses, as they can be integrated with Blackboard and accessed remotely by students. The majority of the videos are closed captioned and clip-making is allowed.
Ryerson now has access Curio.
Curio.ca includes news reports, documentaries, and archival material, as well as programs like The Nature of Things with David Suzuki, Doc Zone with Ann-Marie MacDonald, and Enquête with Alain Gravel. The portal has seven main subject categories – Arts, Business, Education, History and Geography, Health, Science, and Social Sciences. Curio.ca brings students and instructors up-to-the-minute audio and video content specially chosen for the learning environment, in a secure, 100% commercial free space.
Ryerson now has access Media Technology Monitor (MTM).
Based on 12,000 telephone interviews annually, this resource provides Canadian research data in the area of technology ownership and use. MTM has spoken to 100,000 Canadians (equally split between Anglophones and Francophones) over the past decade, making it a valuable media technology tracking survey of its kind. Highlighted themes include television platforms, internet activities, radio platforms, mobile phone activities, tablets, media usage by device, online engagement with TV, content and new platform users.
Check out the trending tool, and data analysis tool for various ways of filtering data. MTM also provides reports specifically about different media and market reports of all provinces in Canada.