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Shared Online Videos are any educational video (YouTube or other web streamed videos) that can be watched or shared. Some such sites offer syndicated programming and professional documentaries or filmmaking, whereas others are supporting by lay people. These sites often allow for interaction via comments and annotation. They often allow for downloading of content.
Coolest Websites for Shared Online Videos is the Exploratorium's video and audio portal featuring hundreds of archived webcasts, podcasts, and video clips as well as information about upcoming live webcasts.

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SciVee was founded in 2007 by two well known researchers, Phil Bourne of UC San Diego and Leo Chalupa of UC Davis, as a science community site to promote researchers' work and collaboration. After initial success, we have expanded our mission to provide rich media solutions to the scientific, technical and medical market. Our innovations in scientific and scholarly communications enhance knowledge discovery and collaboration. The text-only world of scholarly publishing no longer suffices in the age of Internet video and social media. In science, as in life, a picture is indeed worth a thousand words. SciVee makes science visible.

TeacherTube was the idea of Jason Smith, a 14-year veteran educator. Jason has been a teacher, coach, campus administrator and district administrator in public schools. He asked the question, "Why can't teachers, students, and schools utilize the power of the read/write web for learning?" To overcome barriers, he decided to just create a site and get started trying to help. He turned to his brother, Adam, who is a younger, digital native, with technical skills. Adam used his skills to develop the site and found a web host. Soon, Jason's wife, Jodie, joined the team to start populating the site with videos and help improve the communication. She too has 14 years of experience in education as a classroom teacher, campus technology integrator, and district curriculum coordinator.

MedTube is an online medical multimedia directory for healthcare professionals worldwide. The innovative project started in 2009 and was initiated by two visionary surgeons. The idea was based on their own medical practice. was launched in July 2011. MedTube is the world's largest online catalogue with high-quality content of clear practical and educational value. The resources are provided by physicians, clinics and medical societies from all over the world which contribute to the idea of sharing medical knowledge. It is free to use by professionals. The directory contains medical videos, surgical videos, photos of medical cases, animations, interviews, presentations, academic lectures, reports and other professional materials in all medical areas. MedTube is also broadcasting live surgery events for participants across the world.

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