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The Librarian of Babel: The Key to the Stacks

The Librarian, ably assisted by Mike Holderness, considers one of the obstacles to the unhindered dissemination of human knowledge, and makes a modest proposal.

feature article

issue9

May 1997

The Librarian of Babel: The Self-Citation Machine

The Librarian, talking to Mike Holderness, uncovers the true purpose of the World-Wide Web.

regular column

issue10

July 1997

The Librarian's Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC) 2008

Keir Hopwood reports on three-day conference about current and future trends in the practice of information literacy teaching in Higher Education and beyond.

event report

issue55

April 2008

The Librarians' Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC) 2009

Rosie Jones reports on a three-day conference about Information Literacy held by CILIP CSG Information Literacy Group at Cardiff University over 30 March - 1 April 2009.

event report

issue59

April 2009

The Library Association Web Site

Alan Cooper and Finbarr Joy talk about the past, present and future of the Library Association Web Site.

review

issue10

July 1997

The Library Catalogue in the New Discovery Environment: Some Thoughts

Lorcan Dempsey explores how the library catalogue will develop alongside evolving network discovery systems.

feature article

issue48

July 2006

The LIPARM Project: A New Approach to Parliamentary Metadata

Richard Gartner outlines a collaborative project which aims to link together the digitised UK Parliamentary record by providing a metadata scheme, controlled vocabularies and a Web-based interface.

feature article

issue70

November 2012

The Management of Content: Universities and the Electronic Publishing Revolution

Philip Hunter attempts to throw some light on the low take up of content management systems (CMS) in the university sector.

feature article

issue28

June 2001

The MrCute Repository: The Next Phase

Helen Brady describes the MrCute repository project and its potential impact on the digital learning object-sharing community.

feature article

issue58

January 2009

The National Centre for Text Mining: A Vision for the Future

Sophia Ananiadou describes NaCTeM and the main scientific challenges it helps to solve together with issues related to deployment, use and uptake of NaCTeM's text mining tools and services.

feature article

issue53

October 2007

The National Centre for Text Mining: Aims and Objectives

Sophia Ananiadou, Julia Chruszcz, John Keane, John McNaught and Paul Watry describe NaCTeM's plans to provide text mining services for UK academics.

feature article

issue42

January 2005

The National Internet Accessibility Database (NIAD)

E. A. Draffon looks at the National Internet Accessibility Database (NIAD).

regular column

issue22

December 1999

The Networked Library Service Layer: Sharing Data for More Effective Management and Cooperation

Janifer Gatenby identifies criteria for determining which data in various library systems could be more beneficially shared and managed at a network level.

feature article

issue56

July 2008

The NHS, the Internet and Libraries: The NHS Anglia and Oxford Internet Project

Judy Palmer and Myles Chippendale describe an initiative that is using the Internet to connect widely dispersed health libraries.

feature article

issue9

May 1997

The Norwegian National Digital Library

Marianne Takle describes the National Library of Norway's digitisation strategy and how the National Library is taking on a key role in the country's digital library service.

feature article

issue60

July 2009

The Online Exhibition: The OMNI Perspective

Lisa Gray investigates the Online 1997 exhibtion for medical information.

event report

issue13

January 1998

The Open Archives Forum

Susanne Dobratz, Friederike Schimmelpfennig and Peter Schirmbacher introduce the new Open Archives Forum project to promote the ideas of the OAI in Europe.

feature article

issue31

April 2002

The OpenURL and OpenURL Framework: Demystifying Link Resolution

Ann Apps reports on a conference about current and future uses of the proposed OpenURL Framework Standard Z39.88-2004.

tooled up

issue38

January 2004

The Paper House of Cards (And Why It's Taking So Long to Collapse)

In our previous issue, Fytton Rowland defended the continuation of print research journals into the networked age. Here, Stevan Harnad presents a different case.

feature article

issue8

March 1997

The People's Library

Lyndon Pugh discusses the latest noises from government over public library networking and life-long learning.

feature article

issue14

March 1998

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