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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.

Informit Admin can be viewed at https://admin.informit.com.au. To log in, you will need your username, password and PIN code.

Note: access to Informit Admin will initially be given to only one person within your organisation, referred to as the nominated administrator.

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

These details will appear in the bottom right-hand corner of the Search screen. To request changes to these details, contact your organisation’s nominated administrator.

Log in to Informit Admin and enter the name of your organistion next to the Display Name. To request changes to these details, contact your organisation's nominated administrator.

  • Log in to Informit Admin.
  • Change the Pay Per View option to No.
  • Save changes.

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.

These reports, available through Informit Admin, are COUNTER compliant:

  • Full text journals report (COUNTER JR1)
  • Full text journals report (COUNTER JR5)
  • TVNews Media report (COUNTER MR1)
  • Book report (COUNTER BR1)
  • Book report (COUNTER BR2).

Options in Informit are set at three levels—System default, Organisation and User.

  • System defaults are preset for all Informit options. Preset options are deemed those suitable for most organisations. System default options can be changed at the administrator level.
  • Organisation preferences can be set by your organisation’s nominated administrator to suit local needs.
  • User preferences can be changed during an Informit session, usually by selecting from a dropdown menu. User options revert to the organisation default when the user logs out.

Yes. OpenURL enables your library to search across all of your digital subscriptions, to see if you are currently holding a full text version of a specific article.

You need to enter your details into Informit Admin.

Note: ensure Web holdings active is set to No.

  • Log in to Informit Admin.
  • Go to User preferences.
  • Set the OpenURL active field to Yes.
  • Enter the base URL of your OpenURL resolver in the OpenURL base URL field, e.g. sfx.myuni.edu.au:9003/sfx_local?.
  • Enter the URL of the image you wish to display in Informit as the link icon.
  • Place this image in the OpenURL image field, e.g. sfx.myuni.edu.au:9003/images/sfx_image.gif.
  • Optional: enter OpenURL window width/height to specify the size of the OpenURL window to open. (The default is 400x400.)
  • Optional: set the OpenURL block if InformitFT? field to Yes if you want to suppress the OpenURL link from appearing when full text is already available from Informit.
  • Save changes.

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.

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

If Informit is not used for a period of time it will log out. The timeout default is set at 15 minutes; however, your site might have a different timeout setting. Email support.informit@rmit.edu.au for assistance.

Chrome

  • Settings, Click Advanced, Privacy and security, select Content settings, select Cookies. Ensure 'Allow sites to save and read cookie data (recommended)​' is enabled.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Options, Privacy, in the dropdown menu under History, select Firefox will: Use custom settings for history.
  • Check the box—Accept cookies from sites.

Internet Explorer

  • Tools, Internet Options, Privacy. Ensure this is set to Medium.

Yes. Links can be made to all Informit databases including TVNews.

You may also link directly to program home pages, or to individual items, such as a news story. All links will continue to resolve for the life of Informit TVNews.

To include the ezproxy address in your link, access the page via your library’s ezproxy address and copy the URL.

 

Yes. Informit has been tested with EZ Proxy.

Informit requires SSL Configuration and the following database stanza in config.txt:

Title Informit Search
AnonymousURL -RE -CS +http://search\.informit\.com\.au/.*/[A-Z0-9]+\.mp4
URL https://search.informit.com.au
H http://search.informit.com.au
HJ search.informit.com.au
DJ informit.com.au
AnonymousURL -*

Title Informit EduTV
URL https://edutv.informit.com.au
H http://edutv.informit.com.au
DJ edutv.informit.com.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).

Available export options that you can select are:

  • Number of records to save or email:
    • All records (maximum 200)
    • Range (defined by the user)
    • Marked records (only those marked by the user).
  • Fields to save or email:
    • Complete record (default)
    • Brief fields
    • Brief and Abstract fields.
  • Field label format:
    • Long field labels (default)
    • Short field labels
    • No field labels.
  • Output format:
    • HTML (default)
    • Plain text
    • EndNote
    • EndNote Direct
    • RefWorks Direct
    • XML.

Yes. Limits are set for the duration of a session only.

Marked records are active for the duration of a session only. To retain marked records you need to save, email or print them before logging out of Informit Search.

Note: if your session times out, your marked records will be lost.

Yes. EndNote connection files are available from each database information page. From the Products menu select the database you require the connection file for, then click on the link to the Database field information page under Resources.

Follow these steps to use the connection file:

  1. Download the .enz EndNote connection file.
  2. Double click the connection file to open in EndNote.
  3. In EndNote, click the File menu and choose Save as. Remove the word copy and save.
  4. Click on File Menu and choose Close Connection.

Yes. There are two methods for transferring bibliographic records from Informit into EndNote.

  1. Export references from Informit:
    • Conduct a search on Informit.
    • In the Results list, check the records you wish to add to EndNote and save.
    • Under Output Format, select EndNote Direct and save.
    • Double click the saved RIS file to open in EndNote.

  2. Search and download Informit records from EndNote. To do this, you must download and install the appropriate database connection file. See the above FAQ (Are there any EndNote connection files available for Informit databases?) for instructions on using Informit database connection files and refer to Chapter 6 of the EndNote online user guide for details on searching an online database.

Yes. Bibliographic records can be exported from Informit into either your RefWorks or ProQuest Flow online library by following these steps:

  1. Conduct a search on Informit.
  2. In the results list, check the records you wish to export and save.
  3. Under Output Format, select RefWorks Direct and save.
  4. If your browser prevents the automatic re-direction, click the Export to RefWorks button.

Your selected records will be imported into your RefWorks online library (you may need to log in); if you have accessed your ProQuest Flow library from your browser, your records will automatically be redirected there.

No—there is no embargo on content cleared by Copyright Agency Limited (CAL) for Informit.

Yes. RSS title feeds and table of contents feeds are available for Informit Collections databases.

For more information, watch the tutorial or see the Setting up RSS feeds how to guide.

Alerts can be created on searches against any alert enabled database and saved on Informit for 3, 6 or 12 months. As new records are added to any database specified in an alert, Informit will automatically email you records that match your saved search query.

For more information, watch the tutorial or see the Creating email alerts how to guide.

Expired alerts are retained on Informit for 12 months.

To re-use and combine searches, use My Search History.

For current searches:

  • click My Search History on the Informit toolbar
  • select Current
  • select the search(es) you want to use
  • select the desired option:
    • Re-use
    • Combine with OR
    • Combine with AND.

For previously saved searches:

  • click My Search History on the Informit toolbar
  • click Load
  • follow the prompts.

Yes, Informit is run on a fully compliant Z39.50 database server.

Yes. Informit databases are held on a fully compliant Z39.50 database server.

Configure your client to point to:

Server: <z3950.informit.com.au>

Port: 210

Informit is Z39.50 compliant and has been tested successfully with Exlibris MetaLib and Serials Solutions 360 Search.

Server: <z3950.informit.com.au>

Port: 210

Username: same as for Informit

Password: same as for Informit

A list of database names is available at https://www.informit.org/index-databases: Informit interface database codes.

Attributes in use generally follow the bib-1 standard with extra attributes we have created.

Records can be retrieved in both MARC and SUTRS formats.

Please contact Screenrights directly to check whether you have a Screenrights licence.

All users within the subscribing institute’s IP range have unmediated access to all content on Informit EduTV. Users can also register with a username and password for access outside the institute’s IP range.

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.

Yes. Access off campus is available to individual users that belong to a subscribing institute and have registered with their institutional email address. Go to Informit EduTV, click on Register in the top right-hand corner and enter your details.

After 3 hours of no activity, logged in users will be timed out.

User logins are valid for 6 months. After this period, a password reset will be emailed to the user once an attempt is made to sign in. If a user does not sign in after a 12 month period, their account will be deleted.

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

No. However, Informit EduTV will use Adobe Flash player if it is installed.

Yes. Video playback is supported by all iOS and Android devices.

Yes. 

Note: iPhones play video in full-screen which obscures the clip point markers. You will need to exit full-screen in order to select clip points. You can create clips on an iPad. 

To exit full-screen mode on an Android device:

  1. Tap or touch the screen. 
  2. A minimise/maximise icon will be displayed on the left of the screen. 
  3. Tap the minimise/maximise icon on the left of the screen. 
  4. The video size will change.

 

Use the video links generated in the share buttons to create a video link.

For example, this link contains proxy server details and will authenticate via the user’s institutional login:

https://login.ezproxy.lib.rmit.edu.au/login?url=http://edutv2.switchmedia.asia/watch-screen.php?videoID=817798.

The interface allows the user to share video links via email, Facebook and Twitter.

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

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.

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.

Closed captions are available for most programs from free to air channels. Look for the CC symbol.

Closed captions are not available for programs from Foxtel channels.

For programs that were not broadcast with Closed Captions, Informit can create Captions on request.

Note: this may incur an extra charge. Please contact the Customer Support team: support.informit@rmit.edu.au.

 

Logging in as an administrator gives you the option to view all registered users of Informit EduTV from your institution. You can directly add registered users and email individuals their login details or reset passwords. You can also email yourself all user details in CSV format. You can also analyse video usage on your site, via the Analytics link.

Only administrators have access to usage statistics. Log in with your admin username and password and select Analytics in the main toolbar. 

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

Jumpstart links can be created by using the linking syntax shown below. You will need to replace XXXXX with the relevant Database Code.

The syntax for jumpstarting directly to a single database in Informit is as follows:

search.informit.org/search;res=XXXXX

For multiple databases use search.informit.org/search;res=XXXXX,YYYYY

Jumpstart links can be created by using the linking syntax shown below. You will need to replace XXXXX with the relevant Database Code and YYYY-YYYY with the relevant title's ISSN.

Journal Home Pages are available for all titles within Informit full text databases:

search.informit.org/browseJournalTitle;res=XXXXX;issn=YYYY-YYYY

Pre-formatted searches allow you to jumpstart to Informit and produce a list of articles that have been indexed for a particular journal title using the following syntax:

search.informit.org/search;res=XXXXX;search=IS=YYYY-YYYY

For example: search.informit.org/search;res=APAIS;search=IS=0001-3072

Pre-formatted searches allow you to log in to Informit and jumpstart to a particular database and retrieve results automatically.

The syntax is search.informit.org/search;res=XXXXX;search=YYYYY where XXXXX is the database you wish to search and YYYYY is the search term, e.g. to find all articles in a database where a Plus Text PDF is available, this is the syntax required:

search.informit.org/search;res=APAFT;search=FTI=Yes

When you are viewing the search screen, the black Informit toolbar shows a link on the left-hand side indicating the number of databases you are searching.

For more information about the databases you are searching, click on the link. This opens a window with information. When more than one database is in use, a dropdown menu lists all available databases. Click on any of these databases to view further information, including lists of journals covered.

When you view the results of searches, they can be sorted by the options displayed in a dropdown menu at the top right of your result set. By default the records are sorted by relevance. Changes made in this area apply only to your current session.

Click the Advanced Search tab. Use the Limit Search option to select your preferred publication years. Enter a date range and perform your search.

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.

Yes. You can search concurrently across as many databases as you wish. Field structures have been standardised across our entire database range to allow for this.

Check the tick box Full Text Only which appears under the search box.

If you have been charged for an article you will have been sent a receipt from us via email, listing your receipt number and article information. Please forward this email to support.informit@rmit.edu.au. We can then attach and return the PDF to you. Otherwise please contact our Customer Support Team.

All programs are viewed as progressive downloads. Video files may also be saved to a specific location. To save a video, use the Save As function.

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

Your browser can play TVNews MP4 files. You can also save the MP4 file locally and play it with your favourite media player.

Registering allows you to add programs to your favourites list and create clips. It also allows you to log in to Informit EduTV remotely without having to go through your library.

You can access EduTV anywhere. 

If you access Informit EduTV through your library you will be automatically logged in and have full access to the videos.

In order to access EduTV off-campus, you are required to register:

  1. Click 'Register'
  2. Select your Institution
  3. Enter your details
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen

Yes. Access off campus is available to individual users that belong to a subscribing institute and have registered with their institutional email address. Go to Informit EduTV, click on Register in the top right-hand corner and enter your details.

User logins are valid for 6 months. After this period, a password reset will be emailed to the user once an attempt is made to sign in. If a user does not sign in after a 12 month period, their account will be deleted.

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

  • Chrome
  • Firefox 
  • Internet Explorer 
  • Safari 

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

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.

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.

Yes. Clips and projects can be shared via the share buttons below the video player.

Note: links to clips and projects can only be created and shared by registered users of Informit EduTV. (Copying the URL from the browser and sharing the link will not work. Please use the share buttons.) 

Yes. Please use the links generated by the share buttons. Do not copy the URL from the browser.

Use the following URL format to link directly to a particular article:

https://search.informit.org/documentSummary;res=[Database Code];dn=[Document Number]

For example, to jump to the article title, ‘Privatised immigration detention centres: Challenges and opportunities for implementing human rights’ by Tania Penovic in the journal Law in Context, Volume 31, 2014:
https://search.informit.org/documentSummary;res=IELHSS;dn=637331965521338

This table contains a list of all databases on Informit and their associated database code. You can create a link directly to any single database with the following syntax (replace XXXXX with the relevant database code):

search.informit.org/search;res=XXXXX

For multiple databases use search.informit.org/search;res=XXXXX,YYYYY.




Product Name Database Code
A Chronology of Australian Historic & Current Events AUSCHRON
A+ Education AEIPT
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Bibliography ATSIHEALTH
ACCOUNT [formerly AATD] AATD
AGIS Plus Text AGISPT
Agriculture and Natural Resources Index [formerly ABOA and STREAMLINE] ANR-I
Agriculture and Natural Resources Index Archive ANR-IA
Agriculture and Natural Resources Research Archive ANR-RA
Agriculture and Natural Resources Research ANR-R
AIM Management & Training Database AIMMAT
APEC Literature Database APECLIT
Archives and Records Management Literature in Australia and New Zealand ARLIT
Arts & Entertainment Management Database AEM
ASIAN Resources: A Select Directory of Databases ASIANRES
AGIS-ATSIS (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Subset) AGIS-ATSISUB
AGIS AGIS
AusportMed AUSPORTMED
AUSTGUIDE AUSTGUIDE
Australasian Education Directory AED
Australasian Medical Index AMI
Australian and New Zealand Books in Print, Books in Print ANZB
Australian and New Zealand Books in Print, Publishers ANZP
Australian Architecture Database ARCH
Australian Building Construction and Engineering Database BUILD
Australian Criminology Database - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Subset CINCH-ATSISUB
Australian Criminology Database CINCH
Australian Education Index - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Subset AEI-ATSISUB
Australian Education Index AEI
Australian Engineering Database ENGINE
Australian Family & Society Abstracts Database - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Subset FAMILY-ATSISUB
Australian Family & Society Abstracts Database FAMILY
Australian Federal Police Digest AFPD
Australian Heritage Bibliography - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Subset AHB-ATSISUB
Australian Heritage Bibliography AHB
Australian Historic Records Register AHRR
Australian Industrial Relations Database IREL
Australian Interlibrary Resource Sharing Directory ILRS
Australian Library & Information Science Abstracts ALISA
Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Information ANSTI
Australian Public Affairs Full Text IELAPA
Australian Public Affairs Information Service - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Subset APAIS-ATSISUB
Australian Public Affairs Information Service - Health APAIS-HEALTH
Australian Public Affairs Information Service APAIS
Australian Sport Database AUSPORT
Australian Taxation Abstracts Database TAXABS
Australian Tourism Index ATI
Australian Transport Index ATRI
Australia's National Geosciences, Minerals and Petroleum Reference Database AESIS
Australia's Natural Resources Database STREAMLINE
Bibliography of Indonesian Politics and the Economy BIPE
Chemical Engineering Reference User Bibliography CHERUB
Computer Index Australasia CIA
Consumer Sciences Index CSI
Database on English Language Teaching for Adults in Australasia DELTAA
Drug Database DRUG
EDGE EDGE
Environmental Abstracts EVA
Far North Queensland Collection  FNQDB
Giblin Working Papers Database GIBLIN
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Province Database REEF
Health & Society Database HEALTH-SOCIETY
Health Issues in Criminal Justice CINCH-HEALTH
HIV/AIDS Database HIVAIDS
Indian Biography Database INDBIO
Indigenous Australia ATSIC
Indigenous Studies Bibliography AIATSIS
Indonesian Learned Periodicals Database PDII-A
Indonesian Research Report Database PDII-R
Informit Business Collection IELBUS
Informit Engineering Collection IELENG
Informit Families & Society Collection IELFSC
Informit Health Collection IELHEA
Informit Humanities & Social Sciences Collection IELHSS
Informit Indigenous Collection IELIND
Informit Literature & Culture Collection IELLCC
Informit New Zealand Collection IELNZC
INTAN MAS INTANMAS
International Taxation Issues Database INTAX
Malaysia/Singapore/Brunei/ASEAN Database BERITA
Management and Environment Information MEDGE
Media Scan MEDIASCAN
Multicultural Australia and Immigration Studies - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Subset MAIS-ATSISUB
Multicultural Australia and Immigration Studies MAIS
NUS Theses Collection NUSTHESES
OMN Training Resources Database, Distributors OMNDIST
OMN Training Resources Database, Resources OMNRES
Periodicals Index PERIND
Rural and Remote Health Database RURAL
SCANfile SCANFILE
Science And Geography Education SAGE
Searchable Networked Intellectual Property Electronic Resource SNIPER
Serials in Australian Libraries SIAL
Singapore/Malaysia Collection SMC
The Australasian Military History Database MIHILIST
The Australian Chronicles: An Index to Sources of Australian Biography CHRONICLES
Threatened Species in Australia: A Select Bibliography ENDANGER
TVNews TVNews
Victorian Audit Library Information Service Database VALISE
Victorian Primary Industries and Environment (Library) Catalogue [formerly ELIXIR] ELIXIR
WORKLIT WORKLIT

Please contact your library or institution to obtain a copy of the relevant licence terms.

Yes. Please use the 'Embed' button to generate the code to insert into your LMS.

All programs are viewed as progressive downloads. Video files may also be saved to a specific location. To save a video, use the Save As function.

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

All TVNews video files are in MP4 format.

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

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

No, closed captions are currently not available for TVNews.

Average Percentage Watched = (sum of total duration watched by all starts / number of starts X duration of the video ) X (1/100) 

If a video is restarted or parts of it rewatched by using the progress slider during a session, the duration may end up being greater than the total length of the video. This can lead to the Average Percentage Watched being greater than 100%.

Search results can be limited to peer reviewed journals for Informit Collections ONLY. This functionality has changed over time. Currently, the filter must be entered manually.

Example: diabetes AND PRAI=yes PRAI stands for Peer Reviewed Article Indicator.

View the recommended syntax for linking to Informit content. This guide covers individual items (Article; Conference paper; Book item) and bundled items (Journal issue; Journal title; Book; Conference proceeding; Database). 

If you are unable to play EduTV videos with an Android device and you are using Chrome, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Settings (by selecting the three dots in the top right corner of your screen).
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the setting page until you see "Data Saver".
  3. Ensure 'Data Saver' is switched off.
  4. Try playing the video again.

On Screen Report Output

Report name:

Description:

Username:

Report Date:              

Start Date & End Date:

Total Web Interface:

Total Z39.50 logins:

Total Dbase usage:

Total Turnaways:

Total Searches:

Total Full Text Docs:

Displays the name you entered for the report in the Informit Statistic module

Displays the description details entered in the module

Automatically displays your Username

Automatically displays the date the report was created

Displays the selected dates nominated to generate the report

Displays the amount of times users have logged into the Informit Search interface

Displays the number of times users have logged into Informit Search via an external Z39.50 client

Displays the total amount of times all Informit databases have been accessed

Displays the “total number” of times users were unable to access all Informit databases due to maximum number of allocated licenses being exceeded

Displays the total number of searches for all subscribed databases

Displays the total number of PDF documents retrieved from Plus Text databases

Database Usage

Database:

Total usage:

Max Usage:

Max Usage Time:

Searches:

Turnaways:

Full Text  document

Lists the Informit databases subscribed to

Total number of times databases have been accessed

Maximum number of concurrent users within the report period

The date and time the database was most heavily accessed

The number of searches conducted in each database

The number of times users were unable to access a particular database due to the maximum number of allocated licenses being exceeded

Displays the total number of PDF documents retrieved from a Plus Text database

  • Log in to Informit Admin.
  • Go to the Statistics Admin tab at the top of the screen.
  • Enter "Report Start Date" and "Report End Date".
  • Press "Run Report Now" from top right hand corner of screen.

Statistical reports can now be generated at any time of the day or night.

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FAQ

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.

Informit Admin can be viewed at https://admin.informit.com.au. To log in, you will need your username, password and PIN code.

Note: access to Informit Admin will initially be given to only one person within your organisation, referred to as the nominated administrator.

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

These details will appear in the bottom right-hand corner of the Search screen. To request changes to these details, contact your organisation’s nominated administrator.

Log in to Informit Admin and enter the name of your organistion next to the Display Name. To request changes to these details, contact your organisation's nominated administrator.

  • Log in to Informit Admin.
  • Change the Pay Per View option to No.
  • Save changes.

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.

These reports, available through Informit Admin, are COUNTER compliant:

  • Full text journals report (COUNTER JR1)
  • Full text journals report (COUNTER JR5)
  • TVNews Media report (COUNTER MR1)
  • Book report (COUNTER BR1)
  • Book report (COUNTER BR2).

Options in Informit are set at three levels—System default, Organisation and User.

  • System defaults are preset for all Informit options. Preset options are deemed those suitable for most organisations. System default options can be changed at the administrator level.
  • Organisation preferences can be set by your organisation’s nominated administrator to suit local needs.
  • User preferences can be changed during an Informit session, usually by selecting from a dropdown menu. User options revert to the organisation default when the user logs out.

Yes. OpenURL enables your library to search across all of your digital subscriptions, to see if you are currently holding a full text version of a specific article.

You need to enter your details into Informit Admin.

Note: ensure Web holdings active is set to No.

  • Log in to Informit Admin.
  • Go to User preferences.
  • Set the OpenURL active field to Yes.
  • Enter the base URL of your OpenURL resolver in the OpenURL base URL field, e.g. sfx.myuni.edu.au:9003/sfx_local?.
  • Enter the URL of the image you wish to display in Informit as the link icon.
  • Place this image in the OpenURL image field, e.g. sfx.myuni.edu.au:9003/images/sfx_image.gif.
  • Optional: enter OpenURL window width/height to specify the size of the OpenURL window to open. (The default is 400x400.)
  • Optional: set the OpenURL block if InformitFT? field to Yes if you want to suppress the OpenURL link from appearing when full text is already available from Informit.
  • Save changes.

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.

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

If Informit is not used for a period of time it will log out. The timeout default is set at 15 minutes; however, your site might have a different timeout setting. Email support.informit@rmit.edu.au for assistance.

Chrome

  • Settings, Click Advanced, Privacy and security, select Content settings, select Cookies. Ensure 'Allow sites to save and read cookie data (recommended)​' is enabled.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Options, Privacy, in the dropdown menu under History, select Firefox will: Use custom settings for history.
  • Check the box—Accept cookies from sites.

Internet Explorer

  • Tools, Internet Options, Privacy. Ensure this is set to Medium.

Yes. Links can be made to all Informit databases including TVNews.

You may also link directly to program home pages, or to individual items, such as a news story. All links will continue to resolve for the life of Informit TVNews.

To include the ezproxy address in your link, access the page via your library’s ezproxy address and copy the URL.

 

Yes. Informit has been tested with EZ Proxy.

Informit requires SSL Configuration and the following database stanza in config.txt:

Title Informit Search
AnonymousURL -RE -CS +http://search\.informit\.com\.au/.*/[A-Z0-9]+\.mp4
URL https://search.informit.com.au
H http://search.informit.com.au
HJ search.informit.com.au
DJ informit.com.au
AnonymousURL -*

Title Informit EduTV
URL https://edutv.informit.com.au
H http://edutv.informit.com.au
DJ edutv.informit.com.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).

Available export options that you can select are:

  • Number of records to save or email:
    • All records (maximum 200)
    • Range (defined by the user)
    • Marked records (only those marked by the user).
  • Fields to save or email:
    • Complete record (default)
    • Brief fields
    • Brief and Abstract fields.
  • Field label format:
    • Long field labels (default)
    • Short field labels
    • No field labels.
  • Output format:
    • HTML (default)
    • Plain text
    • EndNote
    • EndNote Direct
    • RefWorks Direct
    • XML.

Yes. Limits are set for the duration of a session only.

Marked records are active for the duration of a session only. To retain marked records you need to save, email or print them before logging out of Informit Search.

Note: if your session times out, your marked records will be lost.

Yes. EndNote connection files are available from each database information page. From the Products menu select the database you require the connection file for, then click on the link to the Database field information page under Resources.

Follow these steps to use the connection file:

  1. Download the .enz EndNote connection file.
  2. Double click the connection file to open in EndNote.
  3. In EndNote, click the File menu and choose Save as. Remove the word copy and save.
  4. Click on File Menu and choose Close Connection.

Yes. There are two methods for transferring bibliographic records from Informit into EndNote.

  1. Export references from Informit:
    • Conduct a search on Informit.
    • In the Results list, check the records you wish to add to EndNote and save.
    • Under Output Format, select EndNote Direct and save.
    • Double click the saved RIS file to open in EndNote.

  2. Search and download Informit records from EndNote. To do this, you must download and install the appropriate database connection file. See the above FAQ (Are there any EndNote connection files available for Informit databases?) for instructions on using Informit database connection files and refer to Chapter 6 of the EndNote online user guide for details on searching an online database.

Yes. Bibliographic records can be exported from Informit into either your RefWorks or ProQuest Flow online library by following these steps:

  1. Conduct a search on Informit.
  2. In the results list, check the records you wish to export and save.
  3. Under Output Format, select RefWorks Direct and save.
  4. If your browser prevents the automatic re-direction, click the Export to RefWorks button.

Your selected records will be imported into your RefWorks online library (you may need to log in); if you have accessed your ProQuest Flow library from your browser, your records will automatically be redirected there.

No—there is no embargo on content cleared by Copyright Agency Limited (CAL) for Informit.

Yes. RSS title feeds and table of contents feeds are available for Informit Collections databases.

For more information, watch the tutorial or see the Setting up RSS feeds how to guide.

Alerts can be created on searches against any alert enabled database and saved on Informit for 3, 6 or 12 months. As new records are added to any database specified in an alert, Informit will automatically email you records that match your saved search query.

For more information, watch the tutorial or see the Creating email alerts how to guide.

Expired alerts are retained on Informit for 12 months.

To re-use and combine searches, use My Search History.

For current searches:

  • click My Search History on the Informit toolbar
  • select Current
  • select the search(es) you want to use
  • select the desired option:
    • Re-use
    • Combine with OR
    • Combine with AND.

For previously saved searches:

  • click My Search History on the Informit toolbar
  • click Load
  • follow the prompts.

Yes, Informit is run on a fully compliant Z39.50 database server.

Yes. Informit databases are held on a fully compliant Z39.50 database server.

Configure your client to point to:

Server: <z3950.informit.com.au>

Port: 210

Informit is Z39.50 compliant and has been tested successfully with Exlibris MetaLib and Serials Solutions 360 Search.

Server: <z3950.informit.com.au>

Port: 210

Username: same as for Informit

Password: same as for Informit

A list of database names is available at https://www.informit.org/index-databases: Informit interface database codes.

Attributes in use generally follow the bib-1 standard with extra attributes we have created.

Records can be retrieved in both MARC and SUTRS formats.

Please contact Screenrights directly to check whether you have a Screenrights licence.

All users within the subscribing institute’s IP range have unmediated access to all content on Informit EduTV. Users can also register with a username and password for access outside the institute’s IP range.

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.

Yes. Access off campus is available to individual users that belong to a subscribing institute and have registered with their institutional email address. Go to Informit EduTV, click on Register in the top right-hand corner and enter your details.

After 3 hours of no activity, logged in users will be timed out.

User logins are valid for 6 months. After this period, a password reset will be emailed to the user once an attempt is made to sign in. If a user does not sign in after a 12 month period, their account will be deleted.

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

No. However, Informit EduTV will use Adobe Flash player if it is installed.

Yes. Video playback is supported by all iOS and Android devices.

Yes. 

Note: iPhones play video in full-screen which obscures the clip point markers. You will need to exit full-screen in order to select clip points. You can create clips on an iPad. 

To exit full-screen mode on an Android device:

  1. Tap or touch the screen. 
  2. A minimise/maximise icon will be displayed on the left of the screen. 
  3. Tap the minimise/maximise icon on the left of the screen. 
  4. The video size will change.

 

Use the video links generated in the share buttons to create a video link.

For example, this link contains proxy server details and will authenticate via the user’s institutional login:

https://login.ezproxy.lib.rmit.edu.au/login?url=http://edutv2.switchmedia.asia/watch-screen.php?videoID=817798.

The interface allows the user to share video links via email, Facebook and Twitter.

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

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.

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.

Closed captions are available for most programs from free to air channels. Look for the CC symbol.

Closed captions are not available for programs from Foxtel channels.

For programs that were not broadcast with Closed Captions, Informit can create Captions on request.

Note: this may incur an extra charge. Please contact the Customer Support team: support.informit@rmit.edu.au.

 

Logging in as an administrator gives you the option to view all registered users of Informit EduTV from your institution. You can directly add registered users and email individuals their login details or reset passwords. You can also email yourself all user details in CSV format. You can also analyse video usage on your site, via the Analytics link.

Only administrators have access to usage statistics. Log in with your admin username and password and select Analytics in the main toolbar. 

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

Jumpstart links can be created by using the linking syntax shown below. You will need to replace XXXXX with the relevant Database Code.

The syntax for jumpstarting directly to a single database in Informit is as follows:

search.informit.org/search;res=XXXXX

For multiple databases use search.informit.org/search;res=XXXXX,YYYYY

Jumpstart links can be created by using the linking syntax shown below. You will need to replace XXXXX with the relevant Database Code and YYYY-YYYY with the relevant title's ISSN.

Journal Home Pages are available for all titles within Informit full text databases:

search.informit.org/browseJournalTitle;res=XXXXX;issn=YYYY-YYYY

Pre-formatted searches allow you to jumpstart to Informit and produce a list of articles that have been indexed for a particular journal title using the following syntax:

search.informit.org/search;res=XXXXX;search=IS=YYYY-YYYY

For example: search.informit.org/search;res=APAIS;search=IS=0001-3072

Pre-formatted searches allow you to log in to Informit and jumpstart to a particular database and retrieve results automatically.

The syntax is search.informit.org/search;res=XXXXX;search=YYYYY where XXXXX is the database you wish to search and YYYYY is the search term, e.g. to find all articles in a database where a Plus Text PDF is available, this is the syntax required:

search.informit.org/search;res=APAFT;search=FTI=Yes

When you are viewing the search screen, the black Informit toolbar shows a link on the left-hand side indicating the number of databases you are searching.

For more information about the databases you are searching, click on the link. This opens a window with information. When more than one database is in use, a dropdown menu lists all available databases. Click on any of these databases to view further information, including lists of journals covered.

When you view the results of searches, they can be sorted by the options displayed in a dropdown menu at the top right of your result set. By default the records are sorted by relevance. Changes made in this area apply only to your current session.

Click the Advanced Search tab. Use the Limit Search option to select your preferred publication years. Enter a date range and perform your search.

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.

Yes. You can search concurrently across as many databases as you wish. Field structures have been standardised across our entire database range to allow for this.

Check the tick box Full Text Only which appears under the search box.

If you have been charged for an article you will have been sent a receipt from us via email, listing your receipt number and article information. Please forward this email to support.informit@rmit.edu.au. We can then attach and return the PDF to you. Otherwise please contact our Customer Support Team.

All programs are viewed as progressive downloads. Video files may also be saved to a specific location. To save a video, use the Save As function.

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

Your browser can play TVNews MP4 files. You can also save the MP4 file locally and play it with your favourite media player.

Registering allows you to add programs to your favourites list and create clips. It also allows you to log in to Informit EduTV remotely without having to go through your library.

You can access EduTV anywhere. 

If you access Informit EduTV through your library you will be automatically logged in and have full access to the videos.

In order to access EduTV off-campus, you are required to register:

  1. Click 'Register'
  2. Select your Institution
  3. Enter your details
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen

Yes. Access off campus is available to individual users that belong to a subscribing institute and have registered with their institutional email address. Go to Informit EduTV, click on Register in the top right-hand corner and enter your details.

User logins are valid for 6 months. After this period, a password reset will be emailed to the user once an attempt is made to sign in. If a user does not sign in after a 12 month period, their account will be deleted.

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

  • Chrome
  • Firefox 
  • Internet Explorer 
  • Safari 

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

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.

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.

Yes. Clips and projects can be shared via the share buttons below the video player.

Note: links to clips and projects can only be created and shared by registered users of Informit EduTV. (Copying the URL from the browser and sharing the link will not work. Please use the share buttons.) 

Yes. Please use the links generated by the share buttons. Do not copy the URL from the browser.

Use the following URL format to link directly to a particular article:

https://search.informit.org/documentSummary;res=[Database Code];dn=[Document Number]

For example, to jump to the article title, ‘Privatised immigration detention centres: Challenges and opportunities for implementing human rights’ by Tania Penovic in the journal Law in Context, Volume 31, 2014:
https://search.informit.org/documentSummary;res=IELHSS;dn=637331965521338

This table contains a list of all databases on Informit and their associated database code. You can create a link directly to any single database with the following syntax (replace XXXXX with the relevant database code):

search.informit.org/search;res=XXXXX

For multiple databases use search.informit.org/search;res=XXXXX,YYYYY.




Product Name Database Code
A Chronology of Australian Historic & Current Events AUSCHRON
A+ Education AEIPT
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Bibliography ATSIHEALTH
ACCOUNT [formerly AATD] AATD
AGIS Plus Text AGISPT
Agriculture and Natural Resources Index [formerly ABOA and STREAMLINE] ANR-I
Agriculture and Natural Resources Index Archive ANR-IA
Agriculture and Natural Resources Research Archive ANR-RA
Agriculture and Natural Resources Research ANR-R
AIM Management & Training Database AIMMAT
APEC Literature Database APECLIT
Archives and Records Management Literature in Australia and New Zealand ARLIT
Arts & Entertainment Management Database AEM
ASIAN Resources: A Select Directory of Databases ASIANRES
AGIS-ATSIS (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Subset) AGIS-ATSISUB
AGIS AGIS
AusportMed AUSPORTMED
AUSTGUIDE AUSTGUIDE
Australasian Education Directory AED
Australasian Medical Index AMI
Australian and New Zealand Books in Print, Books in Print ANZB
Australian and New Zealand Books in Print, Publishers ANZP
Australian Architecture Database ARCH
Australian Building Construction and Engineering Database BUILD
Australian Criminology Database - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Subset CINCH-ATSISUB
Australian Criminology Database CINCH
Australian Education Index - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Subset AEI-ATSISUB
Australian Education Index AEI
Australian Engineering Database ENGINE
Australian Family & Society Abstracts Database - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Subset FAMILY-ATSISUB
Australian Family & Society Abstracts Database FAMILY
Australian Federal Police Digest AFPD
Australian Heritage Bibliography - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Subset AHB-ATSISUB
Australian Heritage Bibliography AHB
Australian Historic Records Register AHRR
Australian Industrial Relations Database IREL
Australian Interlibrary Resource Sharing Directory ILRS
Australian Library & Information Science Abstracts ALISA
Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Information ANSTI
Australian Public Affairs Full Text IELAPA
Australian Public Affairs Information Service - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Subset APAIS-ATSISUB
Australian Public Affairs Information Service - Health APAIS-HEALTH
Australian Public Affairs Information Service APAIS
Australian Sport Database AUSPORT
Australian Taxation Abstracts Database TAXABS
Australian Tourism Index ATI
Australian Transport Index ATRI
Australia's National Geosciences, Minerals and Petroleum Reference Database AESIS
Australia's Natural Resources Database STREAMLINE
Bibliography of Indonesian Politics and the Economy BIPE
Chemical Engineering Reference User Bibliography CHERUB
Computer Index Australasia CIA
Consumer Sciences Index CSI
Database on English Language Teaching for Adults in Australasia DELTAA
Drug Database DRUG
EDGE EDGE
Environmental Abstracts EVA
Far North Queensland Collection  FNQDB
Giblin Working Papers Database GIBLIN
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Province Database REEF
Health & Society Database HEALTH-SOCIETY
Health Issues in Criminal Justice CINCH-HEALTH
HIV/AIDS Database HIVAIDS
Indian Biography Database INDBIO
Indigenous Australia ATSIC
Indigenous Studies Bibliography AIATSIS
Indonesian Learned Periodicals Database PDII-A
Indonesian Research Report Database PDII-R
Informit Business Collection IELBUS
Informit Engineering Collection IELENG
Informit Families & Society Collection IELFSC
Informit Health Collection IELHEA
Informit Humanities & Social Sciences Collection IELHSS
Informit Indigenous Collection IELIND
Informit Literature & Culture Collection IELLCC
Informit New Zealand Collection IELNZC
INTAN MAS INTANMAS
International Taxation Issues Database INTAX
Malaysia/Singapore/Brunei/ASEAN Database BERITA
Management and Environment Information MEDGE
Media Scan MEDIASCAN
Multicultural Australia and Immigration Studies - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Subset MAIS-ATSISUB
Multicultural Australia and Immigration Studies MAIS
NUS Theses Collection NUSTHESES
OMN Training Resources Database, Distributors OMNDIST
OMN Training Resources Database, Resources OMNRES
Periodicals Index PERIND
Rural and Remote Health Database RURAL
SCANfile SCANFILE
Science And Geography Education SAGE
Searchable Networked Intellectual Property Electronic Resource SNIPER
Serials in Australian Libraries SIAL
Singapore/Malaysia Collection SMC
The Australasian Military History Database MIHILIST
The Australian Chronicles: An Index to Sources of Australian Biography CHRONICLES
Threatened Species in Australia: A Select Bibliography ENDANGER
TVNews TVNews
Victorian Audit Library Information Service Database VALISE
Victorian Primary Industries and Environment (Library) Catalogue [formerly ELIXIR] ELIXIR
WORKLIT WORKLIT

Please contact your library or institution to obtain a copy of the relevant licence terms.

Yes. Please use the 'Embed' button to generate the code to insert into your LMS.

All programs are viewed as progressive downloads. Video files may also be saved to a specific location. To save a video, use the Save As function.

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

All TVNews video files are in MP4 format.

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

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

No, closed captions are currently not available for TVNews.

Average Percentage Watched = (sum of total duration watched by all starts / number of starts X duration of the video ) X (1/100) 

If a video is restarted or parts of it rewatched by using the progress slider during a session, the duration may end up being greater than the total length of the video. This can lead to the Average Percentage Watched being greater than 100%.

Search results can be limited to peer reviewed journals for Informit Collections ONLY. This functionality has changed over time. Currently, the filter must be entered manually.

Example: diabetes AND PRAI=yes PRAI stands for Peer Reviewed Article Indicator.

View the recommended syntax for linking to Informit content. This guide covers individual items (Article; Conference paper; Book item) and bundled items (Journal issue; Journal title; Book; Conference proceeding; Database). 

If you are unable to play EduTV videos with an Android device and you are using Chrome, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Settings (by selecting the three dots in the top right corner of your screen).
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the setting page until you see "Data Saver".
  3. Ensure 'Data Saver' is switched off.
  4. Try playing the video again.

On Screen Report Output

Report name:

Description:

Username:

Report Date:              

Start Date & End Date:

Total Web Interface:

Total Z39.50 logins:

Total Dbase usage:

Total Turnaways:

Total Searches:

Total Full Text Docs:

Displays the name you entered for the report in the Informit Statistic module

Displays the description details entered in the module

Automatically displays your Username

Automatically displays the date the report was created

Displays the selected dates nominated to generate the report

Displays the amount of times users have logged into the Informit Search interface

Displays the number of times users have logged into Informit Search via an external Z39.50 client

Displays the total amount of times all Informit databases have been accessed

Displays the “total number” of times users were unable to access all Informit databases due to maximum number of allocated licenses being exceeded

Displays the total number of searches for all subscribed databases

Displays the total number of PDF documents retrieved from Plus Text databases

Database Usage

Database:

Total usage:

Max Usage:

Max Usage Time:

Searches:

Turnaways:

Full Text  document

Lists the Informit databases subscribed to

Total number of times databases have been accessed

Maximum number of concurrent users within the report period

The date and time the database was most heavily accessed

The number of searches conducted in each database

The number of times users were unable to access a particular database due to the maximum number of allocated licenses being exceeded

Displays the total number of PDF documents retrieved from a Plus Text database

  • Log in to Informit Admin.
  • Go to the Statistics Admin tab at the top of the screen.
  • Enter "Report Start Date" and "Report End Date".
  • Press "Run Report Now" from top right hand corner of screen.

Statistical reports can now be generated at any time of the day or night.

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