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A Recipe for Cream of Science: Special Content Recruitment for Dutch Institutional Repositories

Martin Feijen and Annemiek van der Kuil describe the Cream of Science Project, part of the DARE Programme, which generated a Web site offering open access to almost 25,000 publications by 207 prominent scholars across the Netherlands.

feature article

issue45

October 2005

A Pragmatic Approach to Preferred File Formats for Acquisition

Dave Thompson sets out the pragmatic approach to preferred file formats for long-term preservation used at the Wellcome Library.

feature article

issue63

April 2010

A Policy Context: eLib and the Emergence of the Subject Gateways

Derek Law and Lorcan Dempsey outline some of the features of the policy environment which led to the setting up of the influential 'subject gateways' as part of the UK Electronic Libraries Programme (eLib).

feature article

issue25

September 2000

A New Publication for a New Challenge

John MacColl and Lyndon Pugh discuss their proposal for a web and print magazine for Information and IT professionals in UK Higher Education.

feature article

issue17

September 1998

A National Co-ordinating Body for Digital Archiving?

David Haynes discusses one possible way forward for ensuring that potentially valued digital materials are preserved for future study and use.

feature article

issue15

May 1998

A National Archive of Datasets

Jeffrey Darlington describes how structured datasets produced by UK Government departments and agencies are being archived and made available to users.

feature article

issue39

April 2004

A MAN for All Reasons?

Derek Law, the Director of Information Services and Systems at Kings College and chair of JISC's ISSC, details his vision of the cooperation between the library sectors blossoming through the use of Metropolitan Area Networks.

feature article

issue2

March 1996

A Librarian's Experience of E-Government

Jane Inman describes the route she has taken as a librarian through the expanding landscape of e-government and highlights the skills librarians can bring to this arena.

feature article

issue42

January 2005

A Knight's Tale: Networked CD-ROM Redirectors

Jon Knight describes how MSCDEX.EXE and networked CD-ROM redirectors can introduce difficulties when using Windows 95 and NT to provide access to library CD-ROMs.

regular column

issue14

March 1998

A Glimpse at EEVLs' Evaluation

A Glimpse at EEVLs' Evaluation: Malcolm Moffat, Database Officer for the Edinburgh Engineering Virtual Library (EEVL) project, describes some findings from an initial evaluative study.

project update

issue8

March 1997

A Free ISP from the British Library

Brian Kefford outlines the services available from the British Library.

feature article

issue22

December 1999

A Foundation for Automatic Digital Preservation

Miguel Ferreira, Ana Alice Baptista and Jose Carlos Ramalho propose a Service-Oriented Architecture to help cultural heritage institutions to accomplish automatic digital preservation.

feature article

issue48

July 2006

A Dublin Core Application Profile for Scholarly Works

Julie Allinson, Pete Johnston and Andy Powell describe a Dublin Core application profile for describing scholarly works that makes use of FRBR and the DCMI Abstract Model.

feature article

issue50

January 2007

A DRY CRIG Event for the IE Demonstrator

Paul Walk reports on an 'unconference' for developers working in and around the JISC Information Environment and institutional systems, hosted by UKOLN at the University of Bath in June 2008.

event report

issue56

July 2008

A Double-edged Sword: What Are the Implications of Freedom of Information for the HE Sector?

Amy Gibbons reports on the second in a series of workshops organised by the Research Information Network to explore the impact of the Freedom of Information Act on the Higher Education sector, held at University College London on 1 April 2011.

event report

issue67

July 2011

A Digital Library Showcase and Support Service - the Berkeley Digital Library SunSITE

Roy Tennant describes a resource used to create digital libraries and services, and to help others do the same.

review

issue10

July 1997

A Desk Too Far?: The Case for Remote Working

Marieke Guy examines both the benefits and the pitfalls of working remotely from the standpoint of both employees and their organisation.

feature article

issue56

July 2008

A Bug's Life?: How Metaphors from Ecology Can Articulate the Messy Details of Repository Interactions

R. John Robertson, Mahendra Mahey and Phil Barker introduce work investigating an alternative model of repository and service interaction.

feature article

issue57

October 2008

A Brief History of the American Library Association Web Site

A brief history of the American Library Association Web Site: Rob Carlson, Internet Coordinator of the ALA, introduces us to the acclaimed Web site of the largest Library Association in the World.

feature article

issue7

January 1997

5 Step Guide to Becoming a Content Provider in the JISC Information Environment

Andy Powell describes steps which content providers can take to integrate their resources into the JISC IE.

feature article

issue33

October 2002

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