The flexible metadata editor of edu-sharing gets a new design and numerous improvements.
The new design makes use of modern web components and optimizes barrier-free accessibility. In addition, a more efficient handling was implemented.
A meter of how much metadata has already been filled in or is necessary for publication supports authors in providing metadata.
Individual metadata fields can now be automatically shown and hidden dynamically depending on selected metadata
Documents can now be filed as copies when they are released to the public.
The copies of published objects are transferred to the editorial department and stored in an audit-proof manner.
In this way, valuable, free content is not accidentally lost.
With the group self-enrollment we facilitate the administrators' work. Groups can now be opened for independent enrollment by users. There are 3 options for self-enrollment:
As of version 6.0, the rendering service offers every video with sufficient quality in three different resolutions. This saves your users valuable bandwidth.
Since version 6.0, it is still possible to determine at which point the playback of videos used in collections should start and stop. Thus, it is possible to uncomplicatedly offer a selected part of a video that thematically fits the collection.
With the help of the additional "Elastic Tracker" tool, Elasticsearch can now be used instead of Solr
The API now offers new functionalities and features, including: