Streaming Video Resources at CSI

Using Illumira, a pilot is currently underway through the collaborative efforts of the Office of Information Technology Services, the Library, and the Department of Faculty Development staff.

Illumira is a state-of-the-art digital media repository service for streaming and preservation of academic and research media for higher education. By providing cost effective media streaming and repository services, Illumira enables institutions to overcome the technical barriers in digitizing and making media available to users through a secure portal. This service is provided by NJEDge.Net - New Jersey Research and Education Network - and builds upon a strong, statewide collaboration among universities, libraries, museums, K-12 education and More...

The streaming video collection is accessible at http://csi.njvid.net/   [Update capability currently available only by authorized users].

There are over 280 free to view videos in the "Commons Collection" that are available for anyone to view.

Illumira Features

  • Commercial Video Service
    Enables institutions to stream commercial educational video content to their members using an easy to access, always available online platform. The service currently hosts and streams over 6,500 licensed videos and over 26,000 learning objects from leading commercial video vendors such as Films Media Group, Intelecom, Ambrose Video Publishing and many more, to its subscribers
  • Secure Streaming
    Illumira deploys secure streaming technologies to stream videos to the users. Content creators can be assured that their videos are not downloadable and that the stream cannot be recorded
  • Embedding Videos
    Embed videos on your website or learning management system
  • Creation of Playlists
    Users can create playlists of video and clips. This playlist can then be shared with others using a unique URL
  • Clips
    Use the clip creation tool to create learning objects out of full length videos
  • Searchable Metadata
    Add rich metadata to your videos and to your search index
  • Support of closed captions of videos
  • LMS Integration
    Integrate Illumira with Learning Management Systems (Sakai, Blackboard, Moodle and others)
  • Active Directory integration for single sign on
    Users can use existing credentials to upload, manage and view videos
  • Supplementary Documents
    Ability to upload learning guides and notes in PDF format and show them along with the videos