- Year: 2009
- Award: World Summit Award
- Category: Learning & Education
- Producer: Jozef Stefan Institute, Center for Knowledge Transfer
- Country: Slovenia
- URL: http://videolectures.net/
Videolectures.Net provides free and open internet access to high quality videos of lectures presented by distinguished scholars and scientists at prominent academic events. The portal aims to promote science, facilitate the exchange of ideas and foster knowledge sharing by providing high quality didactic content, not only for the scientific community, but also for a more general public. All lectures, accompanying documents, information and links are systematically selected and are classified during the editorial process according to user comments. The materials come from several EU funded research projects and organizations such as Xerox Parc, British Telecom, Max Planck, Fraunhofer Institute, Australian National University and Carnegie Mellon. The range of countries involved and languages used includes Europe, USA, Taiwan, Australia, Ukraine, Russia and Brazil.