Category Archives: Upgrade Notices

NCLOR to Upgrade to 6.4 QA3 on Dec 30th, 10:00 am

MaintenanceThe NCLOR staff will upgrade the core application to version 6.4 QA3 on Friday, December 30th at 10:00 a.m. There should only be a couple of hours of down time associated with this upgrade. The NCLOR team apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.


NCLOR Manager

NCLOR Update Complete

MaintenanceThe NCLOR has now been updated to 6.4. The application is open and ready for use. Thank-you for your patience.



NCLOR to Upgrade on July 28th

MaintenanceThe NCLOR will be updating its application software on July 28th. The NCLOR will be unavailable from 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday, July 28th while we update and test the system. We will be upgrading our current 6.3 production instance to version 6.4. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this scheduled down time may cause.

Thank- you, NCLOR Staff

NCLOR to update to 6.3 on 12/21/14

Maintenance On 12/21/2014, the application that runs the NCLOR will be updated to version 6.3 and will be unavailable for a time. The NCLOR staff is planning for a half day of downtime but hope to have the service back up as quickly as possible. You can learn more about the new features coming in 6.3, such as: Cloud Searching, Dashboard Interface Changes, and the Image Gallery Viewer in the ” New Features in NCLOR 6.3 tutorial “. Thank-you – NCLOR Staff

NCLOR Update to 6.1 Complete

MaintenanceThe update of the NCLOR application is complete. We are now running NCLOR 6.1. and the system is open for business as usual. To see what the new features of 6.1 has to offer, please review the NCLOR 6.1 New Features Tutorial.



NCLOR scheduled downtime set for 6/27/13

MaintenanceThere will be an application update of the NCLOR to version 6.1 on 6/27/13. The NCLOR will be unavailable starting 7:00 pm Thursday, June 27th until 7:00 pm Friday, June 28th. The NCLOR staff apologizes in advance for any inconvenience this scheduled downtime may cause.

Click on the new features tutorial link below to view the new features that will be available in the new version.

NCLOR 6.1 New Features Tutorial

Topics included in this tutorial are:

  • HTML 5 Player
  • LMS Integration redesign
  • Full-width portlets on Dashboard
  • View attachments or attachment thumbnails from search results pages
  • Previous and Next buttons to navigate results from the Resource summary page
  • View attachment thumbnails from the Resource summary page
  • Floating Save button and components on the contribution page

NCLOR is version 6.0 & Open for Use

MaintenanceNCLOR has now been successfully updated to version 6.0 and is available for use. The upgrade completed in record time with no issues. Again, the NCLOR staff apologizes for any inconvenience this short down-time may of caused.

Jonathon Sweetin
NCLOR System Admin

NCLOR Updated to 5.2

The NCLOR has now been updated to 5.2 QA2.

To learn about the new features in 5.2, see the training page and visit the NCLOR 5.2 New features tutorial. Also see the NCLOR 5.2 preview flyer.

Some if the new features in 5.2 include:

  • Searching Improvements: Auto-Complete, Stemming, and Search “Within” Interface Changes
  • Flickr Integration
  • Auto-Save Contributions in Progress
  • Blackboard 9.x Breadcrumb Navigation

NCLOR Currently Unavailable (5.2 Update)

MaintenanceThe  NCLOR is under going the upgrade to the 5.2 version and is currently unavailable. The NCLOR staff is working on the issue and will have application back up as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience this down time may cause.



Curiosity Mars Rover Materials Added to NASA Resources

Curiosity Mission Badge

In advance of the upcoming Mars Science Laboratory landing on August 5, the NCLOR Staff has updated the NASA open educational resources. The majority of the new resources have information about the Mars rover missions.

About Curiosity:
NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory mission is the most ambitious, complex mission in the history of robotic space exploration. On August 5, the mission will set down a large, mobile laboratory – the dune buggy-sized Curiosity rover – using a new form of precision landing technology that makes many of Mars’ most intriguing regions viable destinations for the first time.

The types of NASA resources included in this update are: images, videos, PDF documents, and interactive resources.

Example Resource: Curiosity’s Seven Minutes of Terror Video

The NCCCS courses that could be enhanced by using these resources are:  AST111, ATR281, ATR215, EGR230, EGR252, HIS132, PHY101, and RCT110.

To access the NASA series you can:

  1. log into the NCLOR as a guest or through your institution’s learning management system
  2. navigate to the Browse by Resource Series area
  3. click on the NASA series.
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