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No. Informit EduTV is accessed via any browser on an internet enabled computer.

No. Informit EduTV is accessed via any browser on an internet enabled computer.

The number of records that can fit on one screen depends on:

  1. Your screen resolution—if you are running a smaller resolution than 1024x768, you will only see a few results at any given time.
  2. How many fields are in the citation for the database you are using—each database has different fields that make up the citation (or summary) record. In some cases this may be 10 fields; therefore you will see fewer records per page than, for example, a database that has five citation fields.
  • Log in to Informit Admin.
  • Change the Pay Per View option to No.
  • Save changes.

Call our Customer Support Team on +61 3 9925 8210 or email us at support.informit@rmit.edu.au.

Two dropdown menus are available on the Search Results display screen that allow users to customise display options—Sort and View.

  • Sort. The preset default display is Sort by Relevance. Available options are:
    • Sort by Relevance (results ranked by relevance to search term(s))
    • Sort by Newest (descending order with most recent records first)
    • Sort by Oldest (ascending order with oldest records first)
    • Sort by Publication (alphabetical order by publication title)
    • Sort by Database (alphabetical order by database containing records).
  • View. The preset default display is Brief view. Available options are:
    • Brief view (records show Title, Author and Source)
    • Abstract view (records show Title, Author, Source and Abstract)
    • Record view (all available fields in the record).

If your library catalogue is web enabled, i.e. has a web based search interface, your organisation can configure Informit to show a Check Local Holdings button next to each record displayed (if the record has an ISSN or ISBN).

Clicking on this button opens a separate window and searches your library catalogue.

Note: if you are unsure about what these links should be, contact your own technical support facility and/or email our Customer Support Team at support.informit@rmit.edu.au.

  • Log in to Informit Admin.
  • Go to User preferences.
  • Set the Web holdings active field to Yes.
  • Modify the link text in the Web holdings link text field (if required).
  • Enter the URL of your web catalogue in the Web holdings base URL field.
  • Enter the additional command for an ISSN search in the Web holdings ISSN field (if required).
  • Enter the additional command for an ISBN search in the Web holdings ISBN field (if required).
  • Save changes.

Please log in to Informit Admin and make changes using the Custom Collections option.

Informit Admin is the administrative module for users of Informit and allows you to change your:

  • password or PIN code
  • display preferences
  • export preferences
  • sort options
  • branding options
  • logout URL
  • default interface (Simple or Advanced)
  • web holdings preferences
  • local support options
  • session timeout
  • pay per view.

Informit Admin allows you to see:

  • IP ranges assigned
  • referring URL assigned
  • subscriptions and expiry dates
  • statistical reports.

Note: any changes made here will apply across your entire organisation and its branches.

The creation of the graphic thumbnail is an automated process that captures an image a few seconds into a program. In some cases a black screen is captured.

A simple search will look for any of the search terms in the program record. All fields are searched, including captions. By default, the results will be sorted by relevance.

An advanced search provides additional options to focus your search. Here you may search for exact phrases. You may limit your search to a specific subject area and broadcast date, and you can specify what metadata fields are searched, i.e. title, description, captions.

You need to be logged in with your username to see the My Favourites and My Clip Playlist tabs.

Pages

Searching Informit
Logging in and selecting databases
Creating alerts
RSS feeds
Saving citations
Pay Per View
Informit EduTV - Signing in and general features
Informit EduTV - Searching
Informit EduTV - My Favourites and Clip Creation
Informit EduTV - My Projects

FAQ

No. Informit EduTV is accessed via any browser on an internet enabled computer.

No. Informit EduTV is accessed via any browser on an internet enabled computer.

The number of records that can fit on one screen depends on:

  1. Your screen resolution—if you are running a smaller resolution than 1024x768, you will only see a few results at any given time.
  2. How many fields are in the citation for the database you are using—each database has different fields that make up the citation (or summary) record. In some cases this may be 10 fields; therefore you will see fewer records per page than, for example, a database that has five citation fields.
  • Log in to Informit Admin.
  • Change the Pay Per View option to No.
  • Save changes.

Call our Customer Support Team on +61 3 9925 8210 or email us at support.informit@rmit.edu.au.

Two dropdown menus are available on the Search Results display screen that allow users to customise display options—Sort and View.

  • Sort. The preset default display is Sort by Relevance. Available options are:
    • Sort by Relevance (results ranked by relevance to search term(s))
    • Sort by Newest (descending order with most recent records first)
    • Sort by Oldest (ascending order with oldest records first)
    • Sort by Publication (alphabetical order by publication title)
    • Sort by Database (alphabetical order by database containing records).
  • View. The preset default display is Brief view. Available options are:
    • Brief view (records show Title, Author and Source)
    • Abstract view (records show Title, Author, Source and Abstract)
    • Record view (all available fields in the record).

If your library catalogue is web enabled, i.e. has a web based search interface, your organisation can configure Informit to show a Check Local Holdings button next to each record displayed (if the record has an ISSN or ISBN).

Clicking on this button opens a separate window and searches your library catalogue.

Note: if you are unsure about what these links should be, contact your own technical support facility and/or email our Customer Support Team at support.informit@rmit.edu.au.

  • Log in to Informit Admin.
  • Go to User preferences.
  • Set the Web holdings active field to Yes.
  • Modify the link text in the Web holdings link text field (if required).
  • Enter the URL of your web catalogue in the Web holdings base URL field.
  • Enter the additional command for an ISSN search in the Web holdings ISSN field (if required).
  • Enter the additional command for an ISBN search in the Web holdings ISBN field (if required).
  • Save changes.

Please log in to Informit Admin and make changes using the Custom Collections option.

Informit Admin is the administrative module for users of Informit and allows you to change your:

  • password or PIN code
  • display preferences
  • export preferences
  • sort options
  • branding options
  • logout URL
  • default interface (Simple or Advanced)
  • web holdings preferences
  • local support options
  • session timeout
  • pay per view.

Informit Admin allows you to see:

  • IP ranges assigned
  • referring URL assigned
  • subscriptions and expiry dates
  • statistical reports.

Note: any changes made here will apply across your entire organisation and its branches.

The creation of the graphic thumbnail is an automated process that captures an image a few seconds into a program. In some cases a black screen is captured.

A simple search will look for any of the search terms in the program record. All fields are searched, including captions. By default, the results will be sorted by relevance.

An advanced search provides additional options to focus your search. Here you may search for exact phrases. You may limit your search to a specific subject area and broadcast date, and you can specify what metadata fields are searched, i.e. title, description, captions.

You need to be logged in with your username to see the My Favourites and My Clip Playlist tabs.

Pages

Tutorials

Searching Informit
Logging in and selecting databases
Creating alerts
RSS feeds
Saving citations
Pay Per View
Informit EduTV - Signing in and general features
Informit EduTV - Searching
Informit EduTV - My Favourites and Clip Creation
Informit EduTV - My Projects

How-to Guide

Informit Help

Informit Admin

Informit Admin User Guide