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It is recommended to download large files on a PC rather than a mobile device, and on campus rather than off campus. 

It is recommended to download large files on a PC rather than a mobile device, and on campus rather than off campus. 

Yes. Please contact your IT Services department about the appropriate DVD making software and DVD burner. First download and save the TVNews video file to your computer. Then follow the instructions of your DVD making software.

As TVNews videos are of lower resolution than the broadcast, the image quality on the DVD will also be of lower resolution.

Note that any copying, including burning videos on a DVD, needs to comply with the requirements as outlined in your Screenrights licence.

For more information, see the Screenrights website.

All TVNews video files are in MP4 format.

MP4 files may be played with most players that have the h264 codec installed.

No, closed captions are currently not available for TVNews.

No, closed captions are currently not available for TVNews.

MP4 files may be played with most players that have the h264 codec installed.

From 20 April 2013, nationally broadcast television programs will be sourced from the Sydney broadcaster. State ABC news programs will continue to be sourced from the local broadcasters.

These are the methods of authentication available for Informit.

Username and password

  • Log in to Informit.

IP authentication

  • Email your IP address ranges to support.informit@rmit.edu.au. Our Customer Support Team will enter them into Informit Admin.
  • Go to Informit where you will automatically be logged in, as long as your computer’s IP address is part of the range provided.
  • To confirm your PC's IP address is in the range supplied, go to www.informit.org/ip-address-checker.

Referring URL authentication

  • Email your referring URL to support.informit@rmit.edu.au. Our Customer Support Team will enter it into Informit Admin.
  • Link to Informit from that referring URL.
  • You will automatically be logged in, as long as you link from the referring page provided.
  • Your organisation’s nominated administrator must provide the authentication for users to access the referring page in question.
  • This URL should not be publicly available on the Internet. Note: a secure http connection (i.e. https) will not work with referring URLs.

Embedded username and password

  • Link to Informit username=XXXXX; password=YYYYY.
  • Where XXXXX and YYYYY are the Informit username and password for your organisation, users will automatically be logged into Informit.

Barcode authentication

  • Barcode authentication allows remote users of small libraries to access Informit by using their library barcode or member number details.
  • Email the barcode ranges that are unique to your organisation to support.informit@rmit.edu.au.
  • You can link to any Informit search page from your webpage as long as it ends with barcode=true;org=XXXXX

An example is:

       search.informit.org/login;barcode=true;org=XXXXX

where XXXXX is the Informit username for your organisation. You will be logged into Informit, as long as the barcode entered is valid.

Shibboleth authentication

Click the Register link at the top of the Informit EduTV screen and enter your details (Make sure you use your institutional email address and not your private email address). If you would like to subscribe to EduTV, you can request a free trial and quote here.

Click the Register link at the top of the Informit EduTV screen and enter your details (Make sure you use your institutional email address and not your private email address). If you would like to subscribe to EduTV, you can request a free trial and quote here.

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It is recommended to download large files on a PC rather than a mobile device, and on campus rather than off campus. 

It is recommended to download large files on a PC rather than a mobile device, and on campus rather than off campus. 

Yes. Please contact your IT Services department about the appropriate DVD making software and DVD burner. First download and save the TVNews video file to your computer. Then follow the instructions of your DVD making software.

As TVNews videos are of lower resolution than the broadcast, the image quality on the DVD will also be of lower resolution.

Note that any copying, including burning videos on a DVD, needs to comply with the requirements as outlined in your Screenrights licence.

For more information, see the Screenrights website.

All TVNews video files are in MP4 format.

MP4 files may be played with most players that have the h264 codec installed.

No, closed captions are currently not available for TVNews.

No, closed captions are currently not available for TVNews.

MP4 files may be played with most players that have the h264 codec installed.

From 20 April 2013, nationally broadcast television programs will be sourced from the Sydney broadcaster. State ABC news programs will continue to be sourced from the local broadcasters.

These are the methods of authentication available for Informit.

Username and password

  • Log in to Informit.

IP authentication

  • Email your IP address ranges to support.informit@rmit.edu.au. Our Customer Support Team will enter them into Informit Admin.
  • Go to Informit where you will automatically be logged in, as long as your computer’s IP address is part of the range provided.
  • To confirm your PC's IP address is in the range supplied, go to www.informit.org/ip-address-checker.

Referring URL authentication

  • Email your referring URL to support.informit@rmit.edu.au. Our Customer Support Team will enter it into Informit Admin.
  • Link to Informit from that referring URL.
  • You will automatically be logged in, as long as you link from the referring page provided.
  • Your organisation’s nominated administrator must provide the authentication for users to access the referring page in question.
  • This URL should not be publicly available on the Internet. Note: a secure http connection (i.e. https) will not work with referring URLs.

Embedded username and password

  • Link to Informit username=XXXXX; password=YYYYY.
  • Where XXXXX and YYYYY are the Informit username and password for your organisation, users will automatically be logged into Informit.

Barcode authentication

  • Barcode authentication allows remote users of small libraries to access Informit by using their library barcode or member number details.
  • Email the barcode ranges that are unique to your organisation to support.informit@rmit.edu.au.
  • You can link to any Informit search page from your webpage as long as it ends with barcode=true;org=XXXXX

An example is:

       search.informit.org/login;barcode=true;org=XXXXX

where XXXXX is the Informit username for your organisation. You will be logged into Informit, as long as the barcode entered is valid.

Shibboleth authentication

Click the Register link at the top of the Informit EduTV screen and enter your details (Make sure you use your institutional email address and not your private email address). If you would like to subscribe to EduTV, you can request a free trial and quote here.

Click the Register link at the top of the Informit EduTV screen and enter your details (Make sure you use your institutional email address and not your private email address). If you would like to subscribe to EduTV, you can request a free trial and quote here.

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