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Application Profiles: Mixing and Matching Metadata Schemas

Rachel Heery and Manjula Patel introduce a means of establishing a common approach to sharing information between implementers and standards makers.

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issue25

September 2000

Apart from the Weather, I Think It’s a Good Idea: Stakeholder Requirements for Institutional Portals

Liz Pearce takes a look at recent research from the PORTAL Project, which asked over 600 users what they might want from an institutional portal.

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issue35

April 2003

Another Piece of Cake?

Anders Ardö, Sigfrid Lundberg and Ann-Sofie Zettergren with an overview of the history of Netlab, now ten years old.

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issue32

July 2002

Anoraks and cardigans (2): New Text Search Engines, Bath, April 1996

Nigel Ford, who gave the summary address, gives us his impressions of the April 1996 Infonortics conference n Bath on text retrieval.

event report

issue3

May 1996

Ancient World, Digital World: Excavation at Halif

Paul Jacobs on how field and research strategies were impacted significantly by the use of digital technology in the 1999 field season at Tell Halif, Israel (the Lahav Research Project).

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issue27

March 2001

Ancient Cultures Inside Modern Universes

Edgardo Civallero writes on preservation and dissemination of intangible South American indigenous heritage and updating information using Web-based tools.

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issue54

January 2008

An Overview of Subject Gateway Activities in Australia

Debbie Campbell looks at how the original criteria proposed for an IMesh map against these Australian initiatives.

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issue21

September 1999

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.

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issue6

November 1996

An Introduction to Web Services

Tracy Gardner introduces web services: self-describing applications, which can be discovered and accessed over the web by other applications.

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issue29

October 2001

An Introduction to the Search/Retrieve URL Service (SRU)

Eric Lease Morgan describes sibling Web Service protocols designed to define a standard form for Internet search queries as well as the structure of the responses.

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issue40

July 2004

An IMS Generator for the Masses

Kelvin Hai, David Palmer and Chris Dunlop of the MARTINI Project describe the architecture and operation of the Project-developed IMS Generator and show how its flexibility allows it to handle the diverse nature of data held by institutions.

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issue36

July 2003

An End User's View

Oliver de Peyer with his personal view of what it is like being on the other side of the the metaphorical electronic issue desk.

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issue14

March 1998

An Awfully Big Adventure: Strathclyde's Digital Library Plan

Derek Law describes how the University of Strathclyde is choosing to give priority to e-content and services instead of a new building.

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issue58

January 2009

An Attack on Professionalism and Scholarship? Democratising Archives and the Production of Knowledge

Andrew Flinn describes some recent developments in democratising the archive and asks whether these developments really deserve to be viewed as a threat to professional and academic standards.

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issue62

January 2010

Alta Vista Vs. Lycos

Tracey Stanley presents the results of a detailed comparison of the two main search engines of today, Lycos and Alta Vista.

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issue2

March 1996

ALPSP Conference

Kara Jones reports on the ALPSP 'Publishing and the Library of the Future' one-day seminar held at St Anthony's College, Oxford, in July 2007.

event report

issue52

July 2007

Allerton 1996

Clare Davies reports on this years event in an annual conference series addressing user-centred aspects of library and information science.

event report

issue6

November 1996

ALISS: Academic Librarians in the Social Sciences

Christine Dugdale reports on a conference held in the University of Wales, Bangor.

event report

issue21

September 1999

ALA '98

Ian Winship reports on electronic library related activity at this year's American Library Association Conference in Washington D.C.

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issue17

September 1998

AGORA: The Hybrid Library from a User's Perspective

Bridget Robinson and David Palmer look at the Agora user studies.

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issue26

January 2001

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