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Sideline: Seagulls and Boomerangs

In Sideline, people give an alternative view of conference attendance. John Kirriemuir is the Information Officer for UKOLN and the editor of the Web version of Ariadne.

odds and ends

issue5

September 1996

Journals Overview

The editor introduces descriptions of some journals, freely available over the Web, that may be of interest to librarians and information specialists.

editorial

issue5

September 1996

Editorial Introduction to Issue 6

The editor introduces Ariadne issue 6.

editorial

issue6

November 1996

Review of Where the Wild Things Are: Librarian's Guide to the Best Information on the Net

Marylaine Block describes the construction of Where the Wild Things Are: Librarian's Guide to the Best Information on the Net.

review

issue6

November 1996

The Internet Resources Newsletter from Heriot-Watt University

Roddy MacLeod describes a Web-based resources newsletter.

feature article

issue6

November 1996

How to Grow Gossamer and Keep It Untangled

George Munroe describes the experiences in establishing a large institutional web site.

feature article

issue6

November 1996

Information Strategies Get Down to Business

John MacColl on the JISC approach to Information Strategies.

feature article

issue6

November 1996

Infopolecon

John Lindsay comments on the evolution of the UK network infrastructure, and the problems arguably generated along the way.

feature article

issue6

November 1996

SOSIG: Training to Support Social Science Teaching and Research

Lesly Huxley, the SOSIG Documentation and Training Officer, describes the workshops that SOSIG, one of the projects from the Access to Network Resource section, run.

feature article

issue6

November 1996

From Books to Bits

Ian Brown describes the transition from paper-based to Web-based textbooks, and outlines a novel solution for the production of teaching material within academia.

feature article

issue6

November 1996

Mailbase: Unique Electronic Discussion List Service for UK Higher Education Tops 100,000 Users

Morna Findlay and Elaine Blair report on the passing of a milestone for UK academia's premier Mailing List resource.

feature article

issue6

November 1996

An Investigation Into World Wide Web Search Engine Use from within the UK: Preliminary Findings

Simon Stobart and Susan Kerridge give some of the preliminary results of a JISC- funded investigation into the use of Search Engines such as Alta Vista and Lycos within the UK.

feature article

issue6

November 1996

ACORN

Paula Kingston outlines the ACORN project, which aims to develop a transferable model for the whole process of providing electronic access to short loan journal articles.

project update

issue6

November 1996

Catriona II

Mary Fletcher introduces a new seeker after Web resources. CATRIONA II is a project from the Access to Network Resources section of the programme.

project update

issue6

November 1996

MIDRIB

Julian Cook describes a major database of medical images.

project update

issue6

November 1996

Networked Learner Support Current Practice Case Base

Sarah Ashton describes the Current Practice Case Base, an index of links to sites that demonstrate a use of networked learner support.

project update

issue6

November 1996

ADAM: Bits and Pieces

Tony Gill presents a few bits and pieces of news regarding the ADAM project which was featured in issue 3 of Ariadne.

project update

issue6

November 1996

Lessons Learned from Developing and Delivering the BORGES Information Filtering Tool

Alan Smeaton discusses the development and implementation of BORGES, an information filtering service for WWW pages and USENET news.

project update

issue6

November 1996

The BNBMARC Currency Survey

Ann Chapman describes the BNBMARC Currency Survey, a performance measurement survey on the supply of bibliographic records.

project update

issue6

November 1996

ILRT: The Institute for Learning and Research Technology

Gillian Austen, External Relations Manager at the recently founded Institute for Learning and Research Technology at the University of Bristol, gives an overview of its structure and objectives.

project update

issue6

November 1996

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