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Article titlesort icon Summary Date published
What Is a URI?

Ian Peacock explains 'URI' in plain English.

regular column

issue18

December 1998

What Is an Intranet?

Glen Monks explains the buzz word: intranet.

regular column

issue13

January 1998

What Is an Open Repository?

Julie Allinson, Jessie Hey, Chris Awre and Mahendra Mahey report on the Open Repositories 2007 conference, held in San Antonio, Texas between 23-26 January 2007.

event report

issue51

April 2007

What Is Apache?

Eddie Young gives the essentials of "Apache", the widely used Unix-based web server software.

tooled up

issue19

March 1999

What Is RDF?

Rachel Heery explains RDF (Resource Description Framework)

regular column

issue14

March 1998

What Is XML?

Brian Kelly elucidates another infuriating three letter acronym: XML.

tooled up

issue15

May 1998

What the Resource Discovery Network Is Doing for Further Education

Mark Williams highlights some of the services that the RDN provides for the benefit of FE users.

feature article

issue38

January 2004

What Users Want: An Academic 'Hybrid' Library Perspective

Reg Carr reflects on the development of a user-centred approach in academic libraries over recent decades and into the era of the hybrid library.

feature article

issue46

February 2006

What's Good and Bad about BUBL

Traugott Koch reviews the Bulletin Board for Libraries (BUBL).

feature article

issue1

January 1996

What's in Artifact for Further Education?

Jayne Everard writes about the areas covered by the new subject service Artifact and takes us through the facilities on offer to FE practitioners.

feature article

issue38

January 2004

What's in EEVL for Further Education

Roddy MacLeod gives
an overview of the services and plans EEVL has for students and practitioners
in the Further Education sector.

feature article

issue38

January 2004

What's in GEsource for Further Education?

John Blunden-Ellis provides a view of the material available to FE from GEsource, the RDN subject service for geography and environment.

feature article

issue38

January 2004

What's in Humbul for Further Education?

Randy Metcalfe provides an overview of the materials and services of use to humanities practitioners in the FE sector.

feature article

issue38

January 2004

What's in PSIgate for Further Education?

John Blunden-Ellis describes the materials and services available from the RDN subject service PSIgate in respect of students and practitioners in FE.

feature article

issue38

January 2004

What's in SOSIG for Further Education?

Emma Place gives an insight into the pitfalls that await new users of the Internet in their search for relevant and quality materials and explains how SOSIG has catered for the needs of both FE students and practitioners.

feature article

issue38

January 2004

Why Are Users So Useful? User Engagement and the Experience of the JISC Digitisation Programme

Paola Marchionni discusses the importance of user engagement in the creation of digitised scholarly resources with case studies from the JISC Digitisation Programme.

feature article

issue61

October 2009

Why Give It Away?

David Haynes, Elizabeth Lyon and David Streatfield explore the mysteries of devolved budgeting.

feature article

issue17

September 1998

Why Pay for Content?

Charles Oppenheim reports on the half-day event organised by the Publishers Association at the Faraday Lecture Theatre, Royal Institution, London on 24 June 2009.

event report

issue60

July 2009

Why UK Further and Higher Education Needs Local Software Developers

Mahendra Mahey and Paul Walk discuss the work of the Developer Community Supporting Innovation (DevCSI) Project which focuses on building capacity for software developers in UK Further and Higher Education to support innovation in the sector.

feature article

issue65

October 2010

Wiki Or Won't He? A Tale of Public Sector Wikis

Marieke Guy revisits a topic receiving considerable attention these days and reflects on wiki use by public organisations.

feature article

issue49

October 2006

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