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Cartoon

New cartoon work by Malcolm Campbell.

odds and ends

issue8

March 1997

From Aberystwyth to ADAM: Using the Skills Acquired on a Library School Course in the Real World

Rebecca Bradshaw reflects on how the skills and knowledge she acquired when a library school student are relevant (or not) to her current role, developing a network-based subject gateway.

feature article

issue9

May 1997

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

MIDRIB: Beyond Clip Art for Medicine

Betsy Anagnostelis and Sue Welsh describe the recent launch of the MIDRIB (Medical Images Digitised Reference Information Bank) project, and describe the medical image resource the project will create.

feature article

issue9

May 1997

Never Mind the Quality, Check the Badge-Width!

Alison McNab, Betsy Anagnostelis and Alison Cooke compare and contrast the methods used to identify and indicate which Internet-based resources are of high "quality".

feature article

issue9

May 1997

Preparing Students for a New Electronic Service

Preparing students for a new electronic service : Elizabeth Gadd outlines the approaches and experiences of Project ACORN in training and promoting their new electronic 'short-loan' collection.

feature article

issue9

May 1997

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

EEVL

Linda Kerr introduces a project from the Access to Network Resources section of the eLib programme which takes a holistic approach to providing access to high quality on-line engineering resources.

project update

issue9

May 1997

Eurotext

In these days of European integration, Freda Carroll, Eurotext project co- ordinator, describes a project that will make European Union documents accessible online.

project update

issue9

May 1997

CAIN

Martin Melaugh reports on a site devoted to the Northern Ireland conflict.

project update

issue9

May 1997

SCOPE

Leah Halliday believes there is SCOPE for a major shift in the publication of study texts.

project update

issue9

May 1997

ACORN

Elizabeth Gadd and Paula Kingston report on progress with Project ACORN.

project update

issue9

May 1997

REDD: Regional Electronic Document Delivery Service

Chris Taylor provides details on an Australian electronic document delivery service that is based on standard Internet protocols.

project update

issue9

May 1997

The Australian Museums on Line Project

Louise Douglas and Stephen Hall describe the Australian Museums On Line (AMOL) project, which aims to dramatically increase access to the cultural resources of Australian museums via the Internet by 2001 through the AMOL World Wide Web site.

project update

issue9

May 1997

Monash University Library Electronic Resources Directory

Lisa Smith describes a system which can be used to help people locate the electronic resources of Monash University Library

project update

issue9

May 1997

Indian Ocean Rim Region Virtual Library Project

Susan Lutley describes a prototype virtual library, built as part of a co-operative venture focusing on broad issues in Social Development within the Indian Ocean Rim Region.

project update

issue9

May 1997

The Future of Digitising at the State Library of Victoria, Australia

Catherine Herman and Indra Kurzeme discuss the multimedia source project, set within the context of the pro-multimedia State of Victora, Australia.

project update

issue9

May 1997

Metadata, PICS and Quality

Chris Armstrong looks at the possibility of a PICS application acting as a quality filter.

tooled up

issue9

May 1997

Extending Metadata for Digital Preservation

Michael Day suggests how the concept of metadata could be extended to provide information in the specific field of digital preservation.

tooled up

issue9

May 1997

Internationalisation and the Web

Jon Knight looks at how the Web is currently undergoing the sometimes painful internationalization process required if it is to live up to its name of the World Wide Web.

tooled up

issue9

May 1997

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