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Fall 2014 Release of Mediathread Supports Secure Collections

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Mediathread is CCNMTL's innovative platform that supports multimedia analysis and annotation. With its latest release, Mediathread now supports media on secure websites (https) expanding the media collections that can be used within the tool, and allowing us to continue supporting recently secured applications such as YouTube and Flickr.

In addition to performance improvements, bookmarklet enhancements and an upgrade of the underlying Django framework, the Mediathread team introduced a new infinite scrolling feature that will make finding media within the tool much easier.

Finally, faculty can now request new classes directly from the website. For more information, and instructions on how to request a course in Mediathread see: Request a Mediathread Course

In addition to supporting faculty innovation at Columbia University, the Mediathread team continues to advance our partnership with Dartmouth's Media Ecology Project, and has expanded our user base to 4 continents.

New uses of the tool also were highlighted at CCNMTL's May 2014 symposium, Moving Images and the (Digital) Humanities, held at Teachers College and involving faculty and administrators from universities, museums, and other educational institutions.

Related news:
Mar-11-2014: CCNMTL Joins Silicon Alley at NYEdTech Startup Showcase 2014
Jan-28-2014: The Spring 2014 Release of Mediathread is Live at Columbia
Jun-28-2013: Mediathread Presented at Digital Content Workshop in Philadelphia
Jun-25-2013: CCNMTL Presents Mediathread Data at Columbia Libraries Assessment Forum
May-28-2013: Get Ready to Dive In! Mediathread Summer 2013 Release is Here
Feb-19-2013: Spring Release of Mediathread Includes New Look, Course Migration Feature
Feb-13-2013: CCNMTL Staff Present Mediathread at THATCamp CAA “Unconference”
Sep-10-2012: New Privacy Options, Remodeled Collections In Fall Mediathread Release
Jun-26-2012: NMC Conference Attendees Get Hands-on with Mediathread
May-31-2012: New Mediathread Release Features “Sliding” Panels Interface
Jan-20-2012: Updated Version of Mediathread Released
Sep-20-2011: Fall 2011 Version of Mediathread Released
Apr-15-2011: Anthology Features Chapter on Video Annotations
Apr-08-2011: Toward Open Standards for Digital Annotations
Mar-08-2011: New Features Added to Mediathread
Sep-30-2010: CCNMTL Presents at the Open Video Conference on October 2