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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

Feature Documentum Imaging OakShare Google Drive Windows Share Encrypted Windows Share
Function Document capture and content management Individually-controlled file sharing Individually-controlled file sharing and online applications Departmental file sharing Departmental 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 by Department Individual Individual Department Department
Cost


Sharing controlled by Department Individual Individual Department Department
UTS backs up and recovers files Individual files and system recovery System recovery
Individual files and system recovery Individual files and system recovery
Available off-campus


Can be made accessible to non-OU constituents


Indexed natively



Searchable
Optical character recognition available


Repository Services

Feature E-reserves ePortfolio Madison Digital Image Database (MDID) Oakland University Repository (OUR)
Function Online course material repository Hosting online career portfolios Art repository Digital repository of Oakland University
Encrypted in transmission


Owned by Kresge Library E-Learning and Instructional Support (e-LIS) Art and Art History Kresge Library
UTS backs up and recovers files
Available off-campus
Can be made accessible to non-OU constituents

Searchable

Learning Services

Feature WebEx eSpace Moodle PortAdm RefWorks
Function Real-time video conferencing classroom environment Online learning environment for staff and faculty Online learning environment Online learning environment for staff and student organizations Online bibliographical citation database tool
Encrypted in transmission
Owned by E-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