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Editorial Introduction to Issue 69

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

editorial

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

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

Collaborations Workshop 2012: Software, Sharing and Collaboration in Oxford

Simon Choppin reports on a two-day software workshop held at The Queen’s College, Oxford over 21 - 22 March 2012.

event report

issue68

April 2012

Perceptions of Public Libraries in Africa

Monika Elbert, David Fuegi and Ugne Lipeikaite describe the principal findings of the study Perceptions of Public Libraries in Africa which served to provide evidence of how public libraries are perceived by their stakeholders.

feature article

issue68

March 2012

Kultivating Kultur: Increasing Arts Research Deposit

Marie-Therese Gramstadt discusses how the JISC-funded Kultivate Project is encouraging arts research deposit in UK institutional repositories.

feature article

issue68

March 2012

Data Citation and Publication by NERC’s Environmental Data Centres

Sarah Callaghan, Roy Lowry, David Walton and members of the Natural Environment Research Council Science Information Strategy Data Citation and Publication Project team describe their work in NERC’s Environmental Data Centres.

feature article

issue68

March 2012

Has Second Life Lived up to Expectations?

Paul Gorman examines to what degree Second Life has justified the claims made for it by its evangelists with particular regard to education.

feature article

issue68

March 2012

The CLIF Project: The Repository as Part of a Content Lifecycle

Richard Green, Chris Awre and Simon Waddington describe how a digital repository can become part of the technical landscape within an institution and support digital content lifecycle management across systems. 

feature article

issue68

March 2012

Adapting VuFind as a Front-end to a Commercial Discovery System

Graham Seaman describes the adaptation of an open source discovery tool, VuFind, to local needs, discusses the decisions which needed to be made in the process, and considers the implications of this process for future library discovery systems.

tooled up

issue68

March 2012

Welsh Libraries and Social Media: A Survey

Alyson Tyler outlines the results of a survey of Welsh libraries, their access to, and use of, social media, and offers a sample business case.

feature article

issue68

March 2012

Delivering Open Educational Resources for Engineering Design

Mansur Darlington describes two methods for presenting online OERs for engineering design that were developed and explored as part of the Higher Education Academy/JISC-funded DelOREs (Delivering Open Educational Resources for Engineering Design) Project.

feature article

issue68

March 2012

Peculiarities of Digitising Materials from the Collections of the National Academy of Sciences, Armenia

Alan Hopkinson and Tigran Zargaryan give an overview of their experience of digitising paper-based materials in the Fundamental Scientific Library of the National Academy of Sciences, Armenia including some of the obstacles encountered during image processing and optical character recognition.

feature article

issue68

March 2012

Book Review: Making Software - What Really Works, and Why We Believe It

While acknowledging the genuine usefulness of much of its content, Emma Tonkin provides helpful pointers towards a second edition.

review

issue68

March 2012

Book Review: Being an Information Innovator

John Paschoud reviews a book which formalises the processes of being what many of us would like to be within our information-based organisations - innovators and entrepreneurs of the Information Age.

review

issue68

March 2012

Book Review: The Future of Archives and Recordkeeping

John Azzolini reviews an anthology of perceptive essays on the challenges presented to archival thought and practice by Web 2.0, postmodern perspectives, and cross-disciplinary interchanges.

review

issue68

March 2012

Book Review: From Lending to Learning

Tim Davies reviews a spirited defence of public libraries, which tries to define their core purpose and which argues for a re-positioning of their place in society.

review

issue68

March 2012

Book Review: University Libraries and Digital Learning Environments

Sylvie Lafortune reviews a collection of essays that examine the transformation of academic libraries as they become part of digital learning environments.

review

issue68

March 2012

Book Review: Innovations in Information Retrieval

Martin White reviews a collection of essays on a wide range of current topics and challenges in information retrieval.

review

issue68

March 2012

IMPACT Final Conference 2011

Marieke Guy reports on the two-day conference looking at the results of the IMPACT Project in making digitisation and OCR better, faster and cheaper.

event report

issue68

March 2012

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