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Article title Summary Date published
Editorial Introduction to Issue 69

The editor introduces readers to the content of Ariadne Issue 69.

editorial

issue69

July 2012

Enhancing Collaboration and Interaction in a Post-graduate Research Programme

Tertia Coetsee describes a community of practice for post-graduate students where RefShare is deployed for digital storage and retrieval, alongside Blackboard for the purposes of communication. She also describes the role of the information specialist in the programme.

feature article

issue69

July 2012

Evaluation of Assessment Diaries and GradeMark at the University of Glamorgan

Karen Fitzgibbon and Alice Lau describe a JISC-funded project in evaluating the pedagogical and workload impact that two assessment- and feedback-related innovations have on students and staff and report on lessons for the sector.

feature article

issue69

July 2012

Launching a New Community-owned Content Service

Caren Milloy describes some of the challenges overcome and lessons learned by JISC Collections during the development of JISC eCollections.

feature article

issue69

July 2012

Making the Most of a Conference

Stephanie Taylor writes about how she made the most of a conference to promote and inform the work of a project.

feature article

issue69

July 2012

Wikipedia: Reflections on Use and Acceptance in Academic Environments

In the light of a workshop run by the Geological Society of London and Wikimedia UK, Brian Whalley reflects on the attitudes and practice of academia in respect of present-day Wikipedia content.

feature article

issue69

July 2012

Moving Ariadne: Migrating and Enriching Content with Drupal

Thom Bunting explains some of the technology behind the migration of Ariadne (including more than 1600 articles from its back issues archive) onto a Drupal content management platform.

tooled up

issue69

July 2012

Redeveloping the Loughborough Online Reading List System

Jon Knight, Jason Cooper and Gary Brewerton describe the redevelopment of Loughborough University’s open source reading list system.

tooled up

issue69

July 2012

Walk-in Access to e-Resources at the University of Bath

Kate Robinson, Lizz Jennings and Laurence Lockton outline a low-cost solution to walk-in (visitor) access to licensed e-journals, drawing on their practice at the University of Bath with a wiki ERM and OPAC terminals.

tooled up

issue69

July 2012

The Second British Library DataCite Workshop

Alex Ball reports on a one-day workshop on metadata supporting the citation of research data, held at the British Library, London, on 6 July 2012.

event report

issue69

July 2012

Eduserv Symposium 2012: Big Data, Big Deal?

Marieke Guy attended the annual Eduserv Symposium on 10 May 2012 at the Royal College of Physicians, London to find out what are the implications of big data for Higher Education Institutions.

event report

issue69

July 2012

The Institutional Web Management Workshop (IWMW) 2012

Kirsty Pitkin reports on the 16th Institutional Web Management Workshop held at the University of Edinburgh's Appleton Tower between 18 - 20 July 2012.

event report

issue69

July 2012

JISC Research Information Management: CERIF Workshop

Rosemary Russell reports on a two-day workshop on research information management and CERIF held in Bristol over 27-28 June 2012.

event report

issue69

July 2012

Book Review: Using Games to Enhance Learning and Teaching

Wajeehah Aayeshah reviews a comprehensive book on educational games that highlights the attributes of effective games usage but which also identifies the potential problems when using them in a pedagogical context.

review

issue69

July 2012

Book Review: Mob Rule Learning

Fiona MacLellan reviews a book which discusses the current unconference phenomenon and highlights the learning opportunities that these environments offer.

review

issue69

July 2012

Book Review: Implementing Technology in Libraries

Elizabeth McHugh reviews a first published work that she feels is a straightforward, jargon-free guide on how to implement technology solutions in libraries.

review

issue69

July 2012

Book Review: Managing Research Data

Sally Rumsey reviews a book which describes and explains the topics of interest central to practitioners involved with research data management.

review

issue69

July 2012

Book Review: I, Digital – A History Devoid of the Personal?

Chris Rusbridge reviews an edited volume that aims to fill a gap in ‘literature designed specifically to guide archivists’ thinking about personal digital materials’.

review

issue69

July 2012

Book Review: Information Need - A Theory Connecting Information Search to Knowledge Formation

Brian Whalley reviews a book about a new theory of ‘information need’ that builds upon the ideas of Allen and Taylor from the 1960s to provide a basis for information searching.

review

issue69

July 2012

Book Review: Getting Started with Cloud Computing

Martin White reviews a collection of essays on cloud computing that attempts to clarify the technology and its applications for librarians and information professionals.

review

issue69

July 2012

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