Linq 2013 session_red_1_abramov_bulakina_ivannikov_sigalov

Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation European Conference on Learning Innovation and Quality 16-17 may 2013, Rome, Italy E-mail: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]



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Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation

European Conference on Learning Innovation and Quality

16-17 may 2013, Rome, Italy

E-mail: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

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The report provides information on an Russian educational Internet project

"Single-Entry Window" ( The main aim of the project –

integration of open educational resources of Russian universities and other

educational institutions.

Introduction and a brief history of creation and development of

Russian federal educational portals

Portal "Single-Entry Window": general information

Electronic catalogue of educational Internet resources

Digital library of learning and methodical materials of Russian


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2002-2004 – creating of a system of federal educational Internet portals Federal Portal "Russian Education" (

Thematic portals for various disciplines, fields and educational levels: • Economics, Sociology and Management ( • Law ( • ICT in education ( • Secondary education ( • Unified State Exam, EGE (, …

Coordination of the works was performed by the State Institute of Information Technologies and Telecommunications "Informika"

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State Institute of Information Technologies and Telecommunications "Informika" ( was created in 1998 to provide all-round development and advancement of new ICT in the fields of education and science of Russia.

RUNNet (Russian UNiversity Network) – federal research and education computer network (more than 400 universities and scientific institutions in 56 regions of Russia) Information systems for science and education and digital educational resources (federal educational portals, databases) ICT training methods for teachers and certification of ICT competency ICT consulting services for Russian educational institutions

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Educational portal " " –

Developed since 2005 with support of the Ministry for Education and Science of the Russian Federation (2005-2010)

The main goal – integration of open educational resources from federal and regional educational portals, websites of universities and other institutions, specialized educational projects and individual teachers

Universal "window of access" to Russian educational resources

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of Russian educational Internet resources – metadata of over 56 000 resources

Open of learning and methodical materials – more than 31 000 resources

of science and education

(rubricator fields, context/full-text search)

(forum, questions/answers, resources evaluation)

– special sections of the portal with lists of selected educational resources on different topics and for different target audience: • federal/regional education authorities • state educational standards • electronic catalogues of libraries of universities • ICT in education • resources for enrollees • resources on different subjects for secondary/higher education • …

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Pupil Student Teacher Researcher

Text-book Laboratory practical work Tests Lectures Dictionary, reference book Monograph …

Natural sciences biology, geology, mathematics, physics … Humanities history, linguistics, philosophy… Engineering sciences automation, electronics, energetic, IT… Economics & management …

Secondary Higher Vocational Additional

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• attributive search according to rubricator fields (target audience, subject fields, resource type, education level) • context search in descriptions of resources (by text fields - title, author name, words in abstracts, key words, year of publication, ISBN, URL, etc.) • attributive search by university - publisher/owner of resource, by region of Russia • full-text search in publications from digital library (PDF-files)

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contains metadata of educational resources (> 56 000): Descriptions of materials of the digital library (> 31 000) External resources published at other portals and websites (> 25 000)

More than 10 000 of resources – educational websites: • universities and their faculties / departments • scientific research institutes • libraries and publishing houses • primary and secondary vocational schools • research and educational Internet projects • electronic periodicals • exhibitions, conferences, olympiads • … The rest of the resources in the Catalogue – open educational resources published at different websites in Russian Internet: digital books, databases, encyclopedias, lecture courses, virtual workshops, etc.

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title, URL, authors, abstract,

rubricator fields

evaluation and commenting of resources

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includes over 31 000 full-text electronic versions of learning and methodical materials developed in more than 300 Russian universities and other research and educational institutions:

textbooks and manuals course materials lecture notes workbooks methodological materials learning materials for practical trainings instructional guidelines curricula reference books monographs conferences proceedings

The main sources of materials in the DL – open digital libraries of higher schools, websites of faculties and departments, personal pages of teachers (materials have mostly limited editions for "internal using" in educational institution).

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• title • authors • abstract • year of publication • bibliographic description • ISBN • source (university/ faculty/department, library, etc., and region of Russia) • rubricator fields (level of education, target audience, resource type, subject field) • hyperlink to full-text document

evaluation and commenting of publications, social networks widgets

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• bulk uploading of resources (XML-import) submitted by university structural units • offering of single resources by individual teachers using a web interface of the portal

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Individual authors can submit their materials to the portal for publication in open access

Electronic materials published in open access at the websites of their authors/owners can be included in the DL after receiving permission from the authors/owners

Permissions for publication of materials are requested by e-mail from authors and officials (chairs, heads of departments, project coordinators, etc.)

The relations with the organizations providing their materials are regulated by the agreements on transfer of non-exclusive rights

The materials published should be designed for educational purposes (not for commercial purposes)

Printed and selling books are not converted to the digital format by the Portal Editorial Board

The DL does not contain printed books digitized and published in open access without receiving the permission from their authors/owners

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Dynamics of visits to the portal: 60-80 thousand users per day

Indexing of the content: Google – over 500 000 pages, Yandex (leading Russian

search engine) – over 900 000 pages






visitors hits

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The portal "Single-Entry Window" which contains resources for all levels of education in open access had been designed and functioning successfully since 2005

State Institute "Informika" is the head organization that is in charge of portal design, hosting, technical maintenance, information support

Resources for the digital library are provided by hundreds of organizations (higher education institutions, research institutes, further training institutions, publishing houses, noncommercial and commercial organizations) and thousands of individual teachers

Portal resources are in high demand: • about 60-80 thousand unique visitors per day • "total digital circulation" of the portal materials - above 5 million copies per year

2008 – Russian Federation Government Prize in the field of education

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Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation

, Ph.D., Head of Information System Department of St. Petersburg Branch of "Informika", Saint Petersburg [email protected]

, Ph.D., Head of the Educational Resources Department of "Informika", Moscow [email protected]

, Dr.Sc., First Deputy Director of "Informika", Moscow, [email protected]

, Ph.D., Deputy Director of St. Petersburg Branch of "Informika", Saint Petersburg [email protected]