|By Business Wire||
|December 18, 2012 08:04 AM EST||
INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications and Amigos Library Services announced an agreement to add the award-winning academic video streaming database, the INTELECOM Online Resources Network®, to the Amigos network of Innovative and economical library solutions.
Amigos members will now have access to a hosted and searchable academic video streaming solution designed to meet the growing demand for curriculum-based video in support of both on and off-campus instruction.
Features of the INTELECOM Online Resources Network® include:
- 4,000+ closed-captioned video clips
- Faculty-friendly search interface
- Academic video across a range of core courses and topics
- Choice of Full or Per Discipline subscriptions
- iPad and iPhone friendly video
- Embeddable URLs and video players
Colleges and universities that subscribe to the INTELECOM Online Resources Network® will have a rich selection of videos that they can easily find and embed directly into any CMS, PowerPoint presentations, faculty blogs and more. They will also benefit from Amigos member discounts and services.
“We are excited to partner with INTELECOM and are happy to offer their classroom video clips to Amigos’ academic members,” says Gerrye McEntire, Manager of Member Discount Services at Amigos. “Libraries who take advantage of the discounts available on these resources will provide faculty with an enhancement to their classroom instruction.”
“We’re pleased to be working with Amigos,” says Meg Cundiff, Senior Director of Higher Education Services at INTELECOM. “Demand for academic video continues to grow as colleges expand their online programs, and partnering with Amigos to offer the INTELECOM Online Resources Network® to its membership will help us jointly meet that need.”
30-day trials of the INTELECOM Online Resources Network® are available through Amigos upon request: [email protected]
About Amigos Library Services
As one of the largest consortia of libraries and cultural heritage institutions in the United States, Amigos members have collaborated for over 35 years to obtain affordable services and shared library resources and knowledge. Through membership in Amigos, institutions collectively gain access to the latest innovations and services in the library community; pursue opportunities for continuing professional education; leverage their buying power; and preserve their rich cultural heritage. This collaboration strengthens each member’s ability to serve and lead its community in the creative and effective use of information resources. Learn more at http://www.amigos.org.
About INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications
Since its founding nearly 40 years ago, INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications - a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation owned and operated by a joint power authority of 31 California community colleges - has been a leader in the design, production and distribution of distance learning courseware and instructional media for post-secondary, secondary and adult basic education. For more information, visit www.intelecom.org.
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