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Andy Powell
Head of Development
Eduserv Foundation

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "metadata", "dublin core", "openurl", "identifier", "openid", "ukoln", "jisc information environment", "url", "html", "repositories". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

Profile last updated: 
January 2007

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Number of Ariadne articles written (or co-written) by this author: 18.

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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.

issue33 October 2002

access control, aggregation, archives, authentication, bath profile, bbc, bibliographic data, content packaging, content provider, cookie, data, database, digital object identifier, digital repositories, doi, dublin core, eprints, further education, geospatial data, gis, ibm, identifier, ims, ims content packaging, internet explorer, interoperability, jisc, jisc information environment, learning objects, marc, metadata, mimas, oai, oai-pmh, open access, open archives initiative, openurl, passwords, portal, purl, rdf, repositories, research, resource discovery, rss, search technology, service registry, sfx, simple dublin core, soap, south bank university, srw, subject portals project, ukoln, university of bath, uri, url, web services, xml, z39.50, zblsa

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.

issue50 January 2007

aggregation, ansi, application profile, archives, bibliographic data, copyright, data, dcmi, dissemination, dspace, dublin core, dublin core metadata initiative, eduserv, eprints, eprints uk, fedora commons, foaf, framework, frbr, gnu, hypertext, identifier, ifla, interoperability, intute, jisc, library of congress, licence, marc, metadata, namespace, niso, oai, oai-pmh, oasis, open access, open archives initiative, openurl, perx, rdf, relax ng, repositories, repositories research team, research, schema, search technology, semantic web, simple dublin core, software, ukoln, university of bath, uri, vocabularies, w3c, wiki, xml, xml schema, z39.88

Controlling Access in the Electronic Library

Andy Powell and Mark Gillet discuss methods of electronic authentication.

issue7 January 1997

access control, authentication, authentication service, copyright, data, database, elib, higher education, identifier, infrastructure, intellectual property, jisc, ldap, licence, metadata, midrib, nhs, niss, operating system, passwords, resource discovery, solaris, ukoln, university of bath, video, w3c

Dublin Core Management

Andy Powell presents three models for the way in which metadata can be managed across a Web site and describes some of the tools that are beginning to be used at UKOLN to embed Dublin Core metadata into Web pages.

issue10 July 1997

apache, bibliographic data, browser, cache, cataloguing, copyright, data, database, doi, dublin core, elib, higher education, html, identifier, lcsh, metadata, perl, pics, purl, research, resource description, resource discovery, search technology, simple dublin core, software, standards, ukoln, url, w3c, web browser, web resources, xml

Exposing Information Resources for E-learning

Steve Richardson and Andy Powell on Harvesting and searching IMS metadata using both the OAI Protocol for Metadata Harvesting, and the Z39.50 Protocol.

issue34 January 2003

accessibility, archives, bath profile, bibliographic data, cataloguing, content packaging, data, data set, database, digital repositories, dublin core, dublin core metadata initiative, e-learning, eevl, further education, identifier, ims, ims content packaging, information retrieval, internet explorer, interoperability, jisc, jisc information environment, learning management system, learning objects, library management systems, metadata, mysql, oai, oai-pmh, open archives initiative, open source, perl, php, portal, repositories, research, resource discovery, schema, search technology, simple dublin core, soap, sosig, standards, ukoln, university of bath, url, vle, web portal, xml, xml schema, z39.50

Improving the Quality of Metadata in Eprint Archives

Marieke Guy, Andy Powell and Michael Day address the argument that the quality of service to end-users is markedly influenced by the quality of metadata being produced and provide suggestions.

issue38 January 2004

andrew w mellon foundation, application profile, archives, cataloguing, collection description, controlled vocabularies, data, digital library, dublin core, eprints, eprints uk, gnu, html, interoperability, jisc, learning objects, metadata, oai, oai-pmh, open archives initiative, research, rslp, schema, search technology, semantic web, simple dublin core, software, subject portals project, ukoln, university of southampton, usability, vocabularies

Mapping the JISC IE Service Landscape

Andy Powell provides a graphical representation of how some well-known services, projects and software applications fit within the JISC Information Environment technical architecture.

issue36 July 2003

aggregation, ahds, amazon, amazon web services, api, archives, authentication, authorisation service, blackboard, browser, cataloguing, copyright, data, digital object identifier, doi, dspace, eprints, eprints uk, framework, further education, geospatial data, gis, google, handle system, identifier, infrastructure, institute of physics, internet explorer, jisc, jisc information environment, jorum, learning management system, learning objects, metadata, mimas, mobile, network service, oai, oai-pmh, oclc, open archives initiative, openurl, portal, purl, rdf, repositories, research, resource discovery, rss, schema, service registry, sfx, software, srw, subject portals project, talis, uddi, ukoln, university of hull, uri, url, web browser, web services, webct, xgrain, z39.50, zblsa

Metadata (1): Encoding OpenURLs in DC Metadata

Andy Powell and Ann Apps propose a mechanism for embedding machine parsable citations into Dublin Core (DC) metadata records.

issue27 March 2001

bibliographic data, browser, cookie, cornell university, d-lib magazine, database, dcmes, dcmi, digital object identifier, doi, dublin core, dublin core metadata initiative, html, identifier, iso, metadata, mimas, namespace, niso, openurl, research, resource discovery, schema, search technology, sfx, software, standardisation, standards, ukoln, university of bath, university of manchester, url, vocabularies, web browser, xhtml

Metadata Corner: CrossROADS and Interoperability

Michael Day, Rachel Heery and Andy Powell report on work in progress on enhancements to the ROADS software.

issue14 March 1998

api, authentication, bibliographic data, cataloguing, d-lib magazine, data, database, digital library, elib, framework, interoperability, isbd, metadata, opac, oracle, plain text, repositories, research, search technology, software, standards, ukoln, university of bath, z39.50

Metadata: BIBLINK.Checksum

Ian Peacock and Andy Powell describe a proposed algorithm for calculating a checksum for Web pages.

issue17 September 1998

algorithm, authentication, bibliographic data, browser, cpan, data, doc, dublin core, ftp, html, identifier, mac os, marc, metadata, perl, research, sgml, software, stylesheet, ukoln, url, web browser

OpenID: Decentralised Single Sign-on for the Web

Andy Powell and David Recordon take a brief look at OpenID and ask what relevance it has to e-learning.

issue51 April 2007

authentication, becta, blog, browser, e-learning, eduserv, firefox, foaf, framework, hcard, infrastructure, jisc, microformats, microsoft, openid, passwords, php, ples, python, research, ruby, shibboleth, social networks, standards, technorati, url, verisign, wayf, web 2.0, wiki, wikipedia, wordpress, zend framework, zip

OpenResolver: A Simple OpenURL Resolver

Andy Powell describes UKOLN's OpenResolver, a freely available demonstration OpenURL resolver.

issue28 June 2001

alt, amazon, bibliographic data, bibliographic database, browser, cataloguing, cookie, copac, d-lib magazine, database, digital object identifier, dner, doi, framework, ftp, gif, gnu, google, google search, handle system, html, identifier, internet explorer, javascript, jisc information environment, licence, metadata, niso, opac, openurl, perl, search technology, sfx, software, standardisation, ukoln, university of bath, url, web browser

OpenURL Meeting

Linda Humphreys Frances Boyle and Andy Powell give us a description of the OpenURL Meeting held in London, September 2003.

issue37 October 2003

authentication, bibliographic data, cataloguing, copyright, data, database, dner, edina, ejournal, higher education, jisc, jisc information environment, knowledge base, licence, marc, metadata, mimas, niso, openurl, royal holloway, serials solutions, sfx, standards, ukoln, university of bath, university of oxford, url

Performance and Security: Notes for System Administrators

Performance and Security - Notes for System Administrators: Andy Powell offers some hints and tips on the performance and security aspects of running electronic library services on UNIX based machines.

issue8 March 1997

access control, apache, api, archives, bsd, cache, data, dns, elib, ftp, graphics, html, operating system, passwords, perl, research, rfc, secure shell, software, solaris, ssh, ukoln, university of bath, w3c

RDN/LTSN Partnerships: Learning Resource Discovery Based on the LOM and the OAI-PMH

Andy Powell and Phil Barker explore the technical collaboration currently underway between the RDN and the LTSN and describe the RDN/LTSN LOM Application Profile and its use to support resource discovery.

issue39 April 2004

adl, application profile, archives, cataloguing, cetis, copyright, database, dcmes, dcmi, digital archive, dublin core, e-learning, framework, gif, html, identifier, ieee, jacs, jisc, learning object metadata, learning objects, lom, metadata, mpeg, multimedia, oai, oai-pmh, open archives initiative, openurl, portal, purl, quicktime, resource description, resource discovery, schema, scorm, simple dublin core, software, standards, uk lom core, ukoln, university of bath, university of oxford, uri, utf-8, vcard, vocabularies, xml, xml schema, xslt

The JISC Information Environment and Web Services

Andy Powell and Liz Lyon look at possible relationships between the Web Services idea and earlier ideas about seamless access to information.

issue31 April 2002

aggregation, apache, archives, authentication, bath profile, bibliographic data, browser, collection description, content provider, css, data, data set, database, dner, dublin core, framework, geospatial data, gis, higher education, html, ibm, internet explorer, interoperability, jisc, jisc information environment, licence, metadata, namespace, oai, oai-pmh, open archives initiative, openurl, operating system, oracle, personalisation, portal, rdf, repositories, rss, schema, search technology, service registry, sfx, soap, software, srw, subject portals project, uddi, ukoln, university of bath, university of oxford, uri, url, video, w3c, web browser, web resources, web services, wsdl, xgrain, xml, xml namespaces, z39.50

Unique Identifiers in a Digital World

Andy Powell reports on a seminar organised jointly by Book Industry Communication and the UKOLN on the use of unique identifiers in electronic publishing.

issue8 March 1997

bibliographic control, bibliographic data, cd-rom, cnri, copyright, database, digital object identifier, doi, editeur, elib, elsevier, handle system, identifier, ietf, iso, multimedia, research, resource discovery, search technology, software, standards, ukoln, university of bath, url, urn, video

Virtual Rooms, Real Meetings

Andy Powell takes a brief look at VRVS, a desktop video-conferencing tool that can be used to support collaborative activities between groups of geographically distributed researchers.

issue41 October 2004

bbc, browser, further education, infrastructure, java, jisc, linux, mobile, operating system, passwords, quicktime, research, software, ukerna, ukoln, university of manchester, url, video, videoconferencing, windows
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