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Article title Summary Date published
View from the Hill: Chris Zielinski

John MacColl meets Chris Zielinski, a champion of authors' rights.

regular column

issue10

July 1997

Minotaur: Metadata -To Be, Or Not to Be (Catalogued)

Gordon Dunsire thinks that all is not rosy in the garden that is metadata, and wonders how it can assist cataloguing in a real-world sense.

regular column

issue10

July 1997

Web Focus: Technical Aspects of Copyright and the Web

Brian Kelly reports on the TALiSMAN seminar: Copyright and the Web.

regular column

issue10

July 1997

Down Your Way: Thames Valley University

Sarah Ashton stumbles across a new learning centre in the Thames Valley University.

regular column

issue10

July 1997

Around the Table: Film and Cinema

Frank Parry discusses some of the many possible sources for Internet information on film and cinema.

regular column

issue10

July 1997

The Horse That Isn't There: 1997 US Digital Libraries Initiative Meeting

Chris Rusbridge reports from the June 1997 US Digital Libraries initiative (DLi) meeting in Pittsburgh.

event report

issue10

July 1997

Netskills Corner: The 2nd International Symposium on Networked Learner Support (NLS)

Walter Scales summarises the 2nd International Symposium on Networked Learner Support (NLS), held on the 23rd and 24th June 1997 in Sheffield.

event report

issue10

July 1997

Cartoon

New cartoon work by Malcolm Campbell.

odds and ends

issue10

July 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

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