About Swinburne Commons


Swinburne Commons draws together quality media and learning objects from across the University.

Contributed items can be easily re-used within the University, or optionally made open access to highlight the research strengths, teaching excellence and unique aspects of Swinburne.

To contribute, contact the Swinburne Commons team.


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  • Media from Swinburne
    • Public lectures and seminar series
    • Media appearances
    • Historical video and audio
    • Online tutorials
    • Course material
  • Licenced learning material
    • TV and radio broadcasts


  • Ensures digital materials are managed for availability and wider use
  • Host once (no multiple-version publishing)
  • Promotes sharing of resources - makes it easier to find, share and re-use content
  • Ensures ongoing copyright compliance
  • Enables availability both in closed distribution (e.g. within Swinburne only) or open distribution (across the open web)
  • Ability to standardise the technical management of digital media eg. use of consistent (and open) file formats
  • Opportunity to market Swinburne to a wider audience - content discoverable via major search engines and other distribution channels such as iTunes U and YouTube.

Short URL for this page: https://commons.swinburne.edu.au/s/about


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