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Sharing, Storage, and Learning Services

Sharing, Storage, and Learning Services

Description

Oakland University provides several different services for sharing data, storing data, and learning. The tables compares these services.  Please note that Moodle is the best place to store student communications that occur within the context of a class (using the e-mail block).  Moodle is also the best place to store course gradebooks. 

Sharing Services 

FeatureBanner Document ManagementOakShareGoogle DriveWindows ShareEncrypted Windows Share
FunctionDocument capture and content managementIndividually-controlled file sharingIndividually-controlled file sharing and online applicationsDepartmental file sharingDepartmental file sharing
Suitable for Confidential Data  
Suitable for Operation Critical Data 
Suitable for Unrestricted Data 
Encrypted storage   
Encrypted in transmission  
Managed by Data Stewards  
Owned byDepartmentIndividualIndividualDepartmentDepartment
Cost    
Sharing controlled byDepartmentIndividualIndividualDepartmentDepartment
UTS backs up and recovers filesSystem recoverySystem recoveryNo backup or recovery serviceIndividual files and system recoveryIndividual files and system recovery
Available off-campusBanner Access   
Can be made accessible to non-OU constituents   
Indexed natively    
Searchable
Optical character recognition available   

Repository Services 

FeatureE-reservesePortfolioMadison Digital Image Database (MDID)Oakland University Repository (OUR)
FunctionOnline course material repositoryHosting online career portfoliosArt repositoryDigital repository of Oakland University
Encrypted in transmission   
Owned byKresge LibraryE-Learning and Instructional Support (e-LIS)Art and Art HistoryKresge Library
UTS backs up and recovers files
Available off-campus 
Can be made accessible to non-OU constituents  
Searchable 

Learning Services 

FeatureWebExeSpaceMoodlePortAdmRefWorks
FunctionReal-time video conferencing classroom environmentOnline learning environment for staff and facultyOnline learning environmentOnline learning environment for staff and student organizationsOnline bibliographical citation database tool
Encrypted in transmission
Owned byE-Learning and Instructional Support (e-LIS)E-Learning and Instructional Support (e-LIS)E-Learning and Instructional Support (e-LIS)University Technology Services (UTS)Kresge Library
UTS backs up and recovers files  
Available off-campus
Can be made accessible to non-OU constituents 
Searchable    

May 2015