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Web Watch: What's Related to My Web Site?

What's Related To My Web Site? Brian Kelly looks at Netscape's 'What's Related?' facility and reports on the service's findings for institutional Web servers.

tooled up

issue27

March 2001

Web-archiving: Managing and Archiving Online Documents and Records

Neil Beagrie and Philip Pothen report on the Digital Preservation Coalition Forum held 25th March 2002.

event report

issue32

July 2002

Web4Lib: The Library Web Manager's Electronic Discussion List

Roy Tennant, Project Manager of the Digital Library Research & Development at the University of California, Berkeley, describes the Web4Lib mailing list, an electronic discussion forum for library Web managers.

project update

issue5

September 1996

WebWatch: An Update on Search Engines Used in UK University Web Sites

Brian Kelly provides an update of his survey of search engines used in UK Universities.

regular column

issue36

July 2003

WebWatch: Conclusions from the WebWatch Project

Brian Kelly sums up conclusions from the WebWatch Project.

tooled up

issue19

March 1999

WebWatch: How Accessible Are Australian University Web Sites?

Dey Alexander reports on a recent study of the accessibility of Australian university Web sites.

regular column

issue38

January 2004

WebWatch: Surfing Historical UK University Web Sites

Brian Kelly outlines strategies for choosing appropriate standards for building Web sites.

tooled up

issue35

April 2003

WebWatch: Testing Web Page Design Concepts for Usability

Dey Alexander and Derek Brown demonstrate how the layout of a Web page has a direct influence upon users' capacity and willingness to engage with a Web site.

tooled up

issue40

July 2004

WebWatch: UK University Search Engines

Brian Kelly explores the search facilities used by UK university Web sites.

tooled up

issue21

September 1999

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

What Are Document Management Systems?

Brian Kelly explains the concept of document management systems.

regular column

issue17

September 1998

What Are XLink and Xpointer?

Brian Kelly explains XLink and XPointer.

tooled up

issue16

July 1998

What Are Your Terms?

Pete Johnston introduces the JISC Information Environment Metadata Schema Registry (IEMSR) Project and examines some of the challenges it is facing.

feature article

issue43

April 2005

What Do Application Profiles Reveal about the Learning Object Metadata Standard?

Jean Godby assesses the customised subsets of metadata elements that have been defined by 35 projects using the LOM standard to describe e-learning resources.

feature article

issue41

October 2004

What Do National Libraries Do in the Age of the Internet?

Maurice Line, previously a Director General of the British library, ponders upon the questions faced by national libraries.

feature article

issue13

January 1998

What Features in a Portal?

Geoff Butters analyses the features found in various types of portal, and includes a comparison with the planned features for the JISC Subject Portals.

feature article

issue35

April 2003

What Happens If I Click on This?': Experiences of the Archives Hub

Jane Stevenson describes the results of usability testing for the Archives Hub Web site.

feature article

issue57

October 2008

What Happens When We Mash the Library?

Paul Miller looks at recent attempts to make library resources more appealing, including the Talis competition to build library 'mashups'.

feature article

issue50

January 2007

What Have the CLUMPs Ever Done for Us?

Peter Stubley puts the CLUMPs in perspective.

feature article

issue23

March 2000

What Is a URI and Why Does It Matter?

Henry S. Thompson describes how recent developments in Web technology have affected the relationship between URI and resource representation and the related consequences.

feature article

issue65

October 2010

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