In Issue 71 you will find the following feature articles:
The Performance-based Funding Model: Creating New Research Databases in Sweden and Norway - Leif Eriksson describes how the introduction of Performance-based Research Funding Systems (PRFS) has created new forms of research databases in Sweden and Norway.
eMargin: A Collaborative Textual Annotation Tool - Andrew Kehoe and Matt Gee describe their Jisc-funded eMargin collaborative textual annotation tool, showing how it has widened its focus through integration with Virtual Learning Environments.
The Wellcome Library, Digital - Christy Henshaw and Robert Kiley describe how the Wellcome Library has transformed its information systems to support mass digitisation of historic collections.
Developing a Prototype Library WebApp for Mobile Devices - Jason Cooper and Gary Brewerton describe the development of a prototype WebApp to improve access to Library systems at Loughborough University for mobile devices.
DataFinder: A Research Data Catalogue for Oxford - Sally Rumsey and Neil Jefferies explain the context and the decisions guiding the development of DataFinder, a data catalogue for the University of Oxford.
Improving Evaluation of Resources through Injected Feedback Surveys - Terry Reese suggests a novel approach for providing intercept survey functionality for librarians looking to simplify the gathering of user feedback for library-provided materials.
Hita-Hita: Open Access and Institutional Repositories in Japan Ten Years On - Ikuko Tsuchide, Yui Nishizono, Masako Suzuki, Shigeki Sugita, Kazuo Yamamoto and Hideki Uchijima introduce a number of ideas and projects that have enhanced the progress of the Open Access movement and institutional repositories in Japan over the last ten years.
Implementing a Resource or Reading List Management System - Gary Brewerton takes us step by step through the various stages of implementing a Resource or Reading List Management System for your institution.
Mining the Archive: eBooks - Martin White looks through the Ariadne archive to track the development of ebooks.
The Potential of Learning Analytics and Big Data - Patricia Charlton, Manolis Mavrikis and Demetra Katsifli discuss how the emerging trend of learning analytics and big data can support and empower learning and teaching.
KAPTUR the Highlights: Exploring Research Data Management in the Visual Arts - Leigh Garrett, Marie-Therese Gramstadt, Carlos Silva and Anne Spalding describe the exploration of the importance and nature of research data in the visual arts and requirements for their appropriate curation and preservation.
Augmented Reality in Education: The SCARLET+ Experience - Laura Skilton, Matt Ramirez, Guyda Armstrong, Rose Lock, Jean Vacher and Marie-Therese Gramstadt describe augmented reality in education case studies from the University of Sussex and the University for the Creative Arts.
Engaging Researchers with Social Media Tools: 25 Research Things@Huddersfield - Graham Stone and Ellen Collins investigate whether 25 Research Things, an innovative online learning programme, could help researchers understand the value of Web 2.0 tools.
Bring Your Own Policy: Why Accessibility Standards Need to Be Contextually Sensitive - Brian Kelly, Jonathan Hassell, David Sloan, Dominik Lukeš, E A Draffan and Sarah Lewthwaite highlight the risks of attempting to standardise easy-to-read language for online resources.
In addition Issue 71 carries a selection of event reports as well as a wide range of reviews.