Finding and Using Media Resources in your Research

Finding and Using Media Resources in your Research


1 May 2019 - 2 May 2019    
10:00 am - 17:30 pm

Event Type

Learning on Screen is a charity and membership organisation. They are experts in the use of moving image in education, delivering online academic databases, on demand video resources, training, information and advice. Our work is developed through communication with our members and through the findings of our specialist research unit, providing the higher and further education sector with trusted and scholarly audiovisual services.

Course leaders: Sergio Angelini, Head of Membership Services and Information and Jose de Esteban, Information Office, both from Learning On Screen

This is a two day training event and there are a limited number of places.

PLEASE NOTE: The day does NOT include instruction on how to create video or media, it is concerned only with finding and using existing sources!

DAY ONE (10 April 2019) 10.00am – 5pm (registration from 9.45am)

  • How to find audiovisual resources for academic research;
  • How to use audiovisual resources within academic research;
  • Online resources: The changing nature of audiovisual in research;
  • Providing context: the role of metadata;
  • Practical session on how to compile, identify, validate and use video and audio materials within research;
  • Curation: creating your own clips, playlists and reliable audiovisual resource banks;
  • BoB: making the most of your access to this resource;
  • Evaluation: how to assess the validity and provenance of resources;
  • Other audiovisual resources available for use by academic researchers;
  • Round-Up: latest developments in research using audiovisual resources.

NB: The workshop focuses largely on finding and using UK audio-visual resources and may not be suitable for researchers whose resources are located primarily outside of the UK.

DAY TWO (10 April 2019) 10am – 5pm

  • Copyright: what kinds of works are protected
  • Copyright: what are Public Domain and Creative Commons
  • Copyright: legislation and educational exceptions
  • Copyright: educational licences
  • Copyright: what is ‘Fair Dealing?’
  • Copyright: Fair Dealing case study – the video essay
  • Copyright: the impact on your work and practical workarounds
  • Audiovisual Citation: an in-depth look at the guidelines from Learning on Screen
  • Audiovisual Citation: how you can make best use of the guidelines in your work

Click HERE for further information.

Book your place using the booking form, HERE (WRoCAH students only until 1st April, 2019).

This course will be of most benefit to students in their 1st and 2nd years of PhD study, but researchers from any year are welcome to attend.