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Cosma provides access to content resources organized around these basic elements of a Communication System: Media (channel), Knowledge (message), Human (sender/receiver) and Noise (interference).

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These are organized by form and function.

Communications Computation Storage Authoring Simulation
Analog Mail Device Paper Typewriter Automaton
Electronic Network Calculator Tape Recorder Elektro
Digital Internet Computer
Hardware Modem Microprocessor Memory Peripheral Robot, XR
Software Service (Web) Program (OS) Database Application AI, World

These are types of media formats.

Multimedia (Video, Animation), Image (Object), Scent, Flavor, Audio (Text), Haptic, “Other

See also Information Technology (IT)

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These are organized by a classification scheme developed exclusively for Cosma. More…

General

Portal

Media Studies Subject Guide (University of Virginia Libraries)

Dictionary

media : a medium of cultivation, conveyance, or expression — Webster See also OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary

medium : a means of effecting or conveying something: as a (1) : a substance regarded as the means of transmission of a force or effect (2) : a surrounding or enveloping substance plural usually media (1) : a channel or system of communication, information, or entertainment — compare mass medium (2) : a publication or broadcast that carries advertising (3) : a mode of artistic expression or communication — Webster See also OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary

Thesaurus

Roget’s II (Thesaurus.com), Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords

Encyclopedia

Media (singular medium) are the storage and transmission channels or tools used to store and deliver information or data. It is often referred to as synonymous with mass media or news media, but may refer to a single medium used to communicate any data for any purpose. — Wikipedia

Encyclopædia Britannica

New media are forms of media that are native to computers, computational and rely on computers for redistribution. New media are often contrasted to “old media”, such as television, radio, and print media, although scholars in communication and media studies have criticized rigid distinctions based on oldness and novelty. — Wikipedia


Preservation

Media Preservation (Jason Curtis, Museum Of Obsolete Media)
Keeping and organizing your files for the long term (MIT Libraries)
Media Preservation (Wikipedia)

History


Media Publishing Timeline (Information Please)

Museum

Paley Center for Media Collection’s
UK National Science and Media Museum

Museum Of Obsolete Media (Jason Curtis)
Museum of Obsolete Objects (YouTube)

Library

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

Participation

Education


Introduction to Media Literacy: Crash Course Media Literacy (YouTube Channel)

What is Media Education? (Media Literacy Week)
Digital & Media Literacy Fundamentals (Media Smarts)

Course

Media Arts & Sciences (MIT Open Courseware)
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

Community

Community Media (Wikipedia)

News

New York Times, NPR Archives

Government

Document

USA.gov

Expression

Fun


Arts

Artistic medium (Wikipedia)
List of artistic media (Wikipedia)
New media art (Wikipedia)

Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

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