During previous programs,(SPECIAL TRAINING PROGRAMII), a number of collections were developed at certain fields of the Hellenic Open University which comprised the content of the Subject Portals which is available bytheweb pageof the Library where the users can search and locate directly reliable selected information resources.
The categoriesof resourcesthatare being offeredby the Subject Portals are:electronicbooksand journals,data bases,bibliographicreports, blogs, scientific community’s activities, relevantcontent portals etc.
TheSubject Portals are more than a simple spaceofconcentrationandclassificationof informationfromtheGreekandinternational background,but alsoausefulhelping tool at research.
Its content will be constantly updated and monitored, guidingtheusersthrough their search.Up to nowthesubject portals that have been developed are the following four: Subject Portal of Distance Learning, Subject Portal of English Language Teaching, Subject Portal of Mathematics,and Subject Portal of Open Access Software.
This program will include the updating of these portals along with the developing of two (2) new digital Subject Portals which will cover new needs concerning scientific information relative to the Modules of the Hellenic Open University, and more specifically:a)Graphicarts andmultimediaandb)CulturalHeritageof Patras(wiki form).