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Towards the Digital Aquifer: Introducing the Common Information Environment

Paul Miller discusses current efforts by UK agencies to collaborate on a Common Information Environment that meets the diverse needs of current and future consumers of digital content and services.

feature article

issue39

April 2004

Towards Library Groupware With Personalised Link Routing

Daniel Chudnov, Jeremy Frumkin, Jennifer Weintraub, Matthew Wilcox and Raymond Yee describe a potential groupware framework for integrating access to diverse information resources and distributed personal collection development.

feature article

issue40

July 2004

Towards Interoperabilty of European Language Resources

Sophia Ananiadou and colleagues describe an ambitious new initiative to accelerate Europe-wide language technology research, helped by their work on promoting interoperability of language resources.

feature article

issue67

July 2011

Towards an Application Profile for Images

Mick Eadie describes the development of the Dublin Core Images Application Profile project recently funded through the JISC.

feature article

issue55

April 2008

Towards a User-Centred Approach to Digital Libraries

Ken Eason reports on the five themes in the Digilib Conference, Espoo, Finland.

event report

issue38

January 2004

Towards a Typology for Portals

Paul Miller looks at some of the services we call portals, and argues for better words to describe them.

feature article

issue37

October 2003

Towards a Toolkit for Implementing Application Profiles

Talat Chaudhri, Julian Cheal, Richard Jones, Mahendra Mahey and Emma Tonkin propose a user-driven methodology for the iterative development, testing and implementation of Dublin Core Application Profiles in diverse repository software environments.

feature article

issue62

January 2010

Towards a Pragmatic Framework for Accessible E-Learning

Lawrie Phipps, Neil Witt and Brian Kelly while recognising the importance of accessibility in e-learning resources, query the universal applicability of the Web Accessibility Initiative's guidelines and describe a pragmatic framework which provides a broader context for their use.

feature article

issue44

July 2005

Tolimac: 'Smart Card People Are Happy People'

Sally Rumsey explains a pilot electronic document delivery service at the University of Surrey Library.

feature article

issue20

June 1999

To VRE Or Not to VRE?: Do South African Malaria Researchers Need a Virtual Research Environment?

Heila Pienaar and Martie van Deventer identify the requirements of a Virtual Research Environment (VRE) for malaria researchers in South Africa.

feature article

issue59

April 2009

TLTP: Teaching and Learning Technology Programme

Joanna Tiley describes TLTP. The Teaching and Learning Technology Programme, funded by the UK Higher Education Funding Councils of the UK, is a collection of 70+ projects aimed to 'make teaching and learning more productive and efficient by harnessing modern technology'.

project update

issue4

July 1996

Tiny TV: Streaming Video on the Web

Philip Hunter squints at the world through RealPlayer and MediaPlayer windows.

feature article

issue22

December 1999

Time to Change Our Thinking: Dismantling the Silo Model of Digital Scholarship

Stephen G. Nichols argues that humanists need to replace the silo model of digital scholarship with collaborative ventures based on interoperability and critical comparison of content.

feature article

issue58

January 2009

Ticer Summer School on the Digital Library at Tilburg University, The Netherlands

Robert van der Zwan describes a two week summer school in digital library developments at one of Europe's main research centres in this field.

event report

issue6

November 1996

Through the Web Authoring Tools

Paul Browning offers a technical review of new approaches to Web publishing.

tooled up

issue39

April 2004

Three Perspectives on the Evolving Infrastructure of Institutional Research Repositories in Europe

Marjan Vernooy-Gerritsen, Gera Pronk and Maurits van der Graaf report on the most significant results from two surveys conducted to provide an overview of repositories with research output in the European Union.

feature article

issue59

April 2009

Theses Unbound

Alason Roberts looks at the use of theses in academic libraries.

feature article

issue11

September 1997

Theory and Practice of the Virtual University

Neil Pollock and James Cornford report on UK universities use of new technologies.

feature article

issue24

June 2000

The World's Greatest Dictionary' Goes Online

Juliet New explains the background to the electronic version of the Oxford English Dictionary, launched on the 14 March 2000.

feature article

issue23

March 2000

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.

feature article

issue71

July 2013

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