Key Features

The power of EdShare (and EPrints) lies in its flexibility to suits different needs. Each EdShare instance is customised and will have its own individual traits. Yet all EdShares ‘out of the box’ will offer the following features:

  • Host, manage, share and collaborate on teaching and learning materials all in one place
  • Share your learning materials quickly and easily with anyone with a simple submission and lightweight metadata collection
  • Previews of materials directly in the web browser (including most video, audio and office documents) removing the need to download them first
  • HTML5 Video/Audio rendering
  • Embeddable HTML5 player options to embed your content in other sites such as your VLE
  • Multiple derivatives produced of video/audio file uploaded, enabling greater playback support across different devices
  • Upload any type of file (Video, Audio, Images, Powerpoint, Word, Zip … anything!), no restrictions or upload limits
  • Use tags and collections to organise your learning materials according to their subject matter
  • Latest creative commons licenses available to assign to your resources
  • Shareable editing rights – work together with others to produce new learning materials
  • Flexible viewing permissions, decide if your educational resource is for you specific users, your local network or open to the world
  • Customise your homepage with a variety of widgets
  • Public profile pages for registered users to promote their repository activity – a great way to promote contributions made and network with others
  • RSS feeds of latest additions
  • Email alerts for registered users on new content

Remember this is flexible, adaptable system – if you need specific functionality then just ask us.