Sharing and reusing multimedia multilingual educational resources in medicine

Stud Health Technol Inform. 2013;186:98-102.


The paper describes the Eurogene portal for sharing and reusing multilingual multimedia educational resources in human genetics. The content is annotated using concepts of two ontologies and a topic hierarchy. The ontology annotation is used to guide search and for calculating semantically similar content. Educational resources can be aggregated into learning packages. The system is in routine use since 2009.

MeSH terms

  • Computer-Assisted Instruction / methods*
  • Data Mining / methods*
  • Databases, Genetic*
  • Europe
  • Genetics / education*
  • Information Dissemination / methods*
  • Internet*
  • Multilingualism
  • Natural Language Processing*
  • Unified Medical Language System