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World Religions - Recent Database Updates
Melissa Gajarsa, Last modified by Melissa Gajarsa March 08 2018 02:15 PM

New Feature! Interactive Image Viewer. (January 18, 2018)

An interactive image viewer was added to our image detail pages. The Image viewer enables you to explore the details of images in our database. 

Click here to learn more.

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New Feature! QR code added to Image Print Page (January 18, 2018)

A QR code was added to the print page of the image detail page.  You can scan the QR code with your mobile device and go to the the image record.

   QR code 

  Click here to learn more.

 

 

Timelines moved to their own tab in Search results (December 21, 2017)

Timelines were moved to their own tab in Search Results. They are listed chronologically and can be filtered by timeline title.

 

 

New Integration! Desire2Learn LTI Now Available (June 8, 2017)

Brightspace / Desire2Learn (D2L) users can now embed content from World Religions directly into their courses.  For installation instructions, please refer to the World Religions Desire2Learn Insert Stuff Plugin Installation article.

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New IntegrationCanvas LTI Now Available (June 1, 2017)

Canvas users can now embed content from World Religions directly into their courses. The LTI app provides a rich integration between World Religions and Canvas courses.  Users of Canvas can embed World Religions resources directly inside their courses, without having to leave the LMS.  This plugin is LTI based and integrates directly into the standard Canvas HTML editor. 

For installation instructions, please refer to the World Religions Canvas External App Installation article.

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New IntegrationSchoology LTI Now Available (May 11,2017)

Customers using the Schoology learning management system can embed content from World Religions directly into their courses without having to leave the LMS.  The new LTI app provides a rich integration between World Religions and Schoology courses by being accessible through the standard Schoology HTML editor and the Add Materials menu within a course.

For app installation instructions, please refer to the World Religions Schoology LTI App Installation article.

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New and Improved! World Religions Online relaunched. (November 3, 2016)

The new and improved World Religions Online relaunched. For an in-depth look at this update, click here to read the full announcement.

 

Highlights of the redesign will include:

  • A fresh new design that makes it easier to interact with the content in an efficient and meaningful way
  • A wealth of new content, including expanded coverage of new religious movements, ancient religions/mythology, and faith in America
  • Four new Topic Centers on New Religious Movements, Baha'i, Sikhism, and Zoroastrianism
  • Hundreds of new primary source documents
  • Sacred Texts: a new eBook shelf containing 100 complete sacred texts from the world's major religions
  • Sacred Music: audio and video clips of sacred music, allowing users to explore a key part of many religious observances
  • New "Religion in the News" section, with regularly updated, searchable news articles from World-Wide Religious News®
  • New slideshows featuring full-color photographs, offering fascinating visual introductions to key topics and themes
  • Search by Common Core, national, state, provincial, IB Organization, and College Board AP standards to find correlating articles
  • Share to Google Classroom, Google Sign-In, and Save to Google Drive
  • Tag "clouds" for all content, linking to related material
  • New Curriculum Tools section with usage and research tips for students and educators
  • Dynamic citations in MLA, Chicago, and Harvard formats, with EasyBib export functionality

 

 

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