Archive for May, 2010

OpenCourseWare from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Friday, May 21st, 2010

The sixth university to enter OCW Search is OpenCourseWare Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, giving us the 7th collection of OCW coursesthat you can search, mostly in Spanish.

The institution advanced search operator is institution:politecnicamadrid.

Some example searches:

Added Japanese University of Tokyo Courses

Saturday, May 15th, 2010

Following the recent addition of English-language University of Tokyo courses to OCW Search, the Japanese are now in. With just over 80 courses, this is by far the largest non-English OpenCourseWare collection that is in the OCW Search index, and is hopefully the first of many to come!

The institution: operator is the same as the English courses: institution:utokyo.

Some example searches to get you started:

Added The University of Tokyo OpenCourseWare

Saturday, May 8th, 2010

A new update just released contains all of the English-language OpenCourseWare from the University of Tokyo. The advanced institution: operator search for these courses is institution:utokyo. Some example searches:

In addition to this set of courses, the Japanese-language courses are also in the pipeline for inclusion soon into OCW Search.

UMass Boston OCW Added

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

The 4th OpenCourseWare collection has just been added, namely the 25 OCW courses from University of Massachusetts (UMass) Boston.

To find courses just from UMass, use the institution:umass advanced search operator. Of course, the full details are in the Advanced Search Help page.