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Brian Kelly

Brian Kelly
UK Web Focus
UKOLN
University of Bath

Brian Kelly is UK Web Focus at UKOLN, University of Bath. Brian has published a wide range of peer-reviewed papers on Web accessibility since 2004.

Brian's blog:  http://www.ukwebfocus.wordpress.com/

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Profile last updated: 
July 2013

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Number of Ariadne articles written (or co-written) by this author: 71.

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Bring Your Own Policy: Why Accessibility Standards Need to Be Contextually Sensitive

Brian Kelly, Jonathan Hassell, David Sloan, Dominik Lukeš, E A Draffan and Sarah Lewthwaite argue that rather than having a universal standard for Web accessibility, standardisation of Web accessibility practices and policies needs to be sufficiently flexible to cater for the local context.

issue71 July 2013

accessibility, agile development, blog, browser, bs8878, cookie, data, doi, e-learning, ead, framework, ict, iso, kings college london, london metropolitan university, mobile, oracle, research, responsive design, social networks, software, standardisation, standards, ukoln, university of bath, university of dundee, university of southampton, usability, video, w3c, wcag, web accessibility initiative, web resources, web services, web standards, youtube

'Does He Take Sugar?': The Risks of Standardising Easy-to-read Language

Brian Kelly, Dominik Lukeš and Alistair McNaught highlight the risks of attempting to standardise easy-to-read language for online resources.

issue70 November 2012

accessibility, algorithm, alt, alt-c, bbc, blog, bs8878, dissemination, doi, e-learning, framework, google, higher education, internet explorer, jisc, jisc techdis, multimedia, operating system, rdwg, research, search technology, software, standards, ukoln, university of bath, vocabularies, w3c, wcag, web 2.0, web accessibility initiative, web resources

Web Focus: Must Email Die?

Brian Kelly recently gave a talk on this subject at the Internet Librarian International 2005 conference. In this article he expands on the talk and revisits the question as to whether email really should disappear.

issue45 October 2005

ahds, archives, bbc, blog, flickr, google, higher education, html, infrastructure, instant messaging, interoperability, intranet, jisc, kings college london, licence, metadata, microsoft, open source, portal, rdf, rss, search technology, sms, software, standards, syndication, ucisa, ukoln, university of bath, university of edinburgh, university of liverpool, url, video, web development, wiki

Towards a Pragmatic Framework for Accessible E-Learning

Lawrie Phipps, Neil Witt and Brian Kelly while recognising the importance of accessibility in e-learning resources, query the universal applicability of the Web Accessibility Initiative's guidelines and describe a pragmatic framework which provides a broader context for their use.

issue44 July 2005

accessibility, alt, e-learning, framework, further education, higher education, ict, identifier, interoperability, jisc, research, standards, ukoln, university of bath, university of plymouth, w3c, wcag, web accessibility initiative, web development

Web Focus: The WWW 2005 Conference

Brian Kelly provides his impressions including reports of areas of doubt and uncertainty - but also of an exciting new development.

issue44 July 2005

accessibility, adobe, aggregation, blog, browser, data, foaf, framework, html, infrastructure, instant messaging, iwmw, metadata, microformats, mobile, open data, podcast, rdf, research, rss, semantic web, soap, standardisation, ukoln, university of bath, vcard, w3c, wcag, web accessibility initiative, web app, web development, web resources, web services, wiki, xhtml, xml

Web Focus: Using Collaborative Technologies When on the Road

Brian Kelly argues that since conference delegates now expect to be able to read email on the road, there are additional technologies which might enhance our effectiveness when away from the office.

issue43 April 2005

blog, browser, instant messaging, interoperability, microsoft, microsoft office, mobile, mobile phone, passwords, privacy, software, ucisa, ukoln, university of bath, web browser, wiki

Web Focus: Experiences of Using a Wiki for Note-taking at a Workshop

Brian Kelly describes how the Wikalong Wiki tool was used to support note-taking at a workshop.

issue42 January 2005

blog, browser, content management, firefox, hypertext, instant messaging, mobile, php, portal, research, semantic web, shared resource, software, ucisa, ukoln, university of bath, url, wiki, wikipedia

Web Focus: QA Focus Has Finished - Let's Start Embedding QA

Brian Kelly reviews the JISC-funded QA Focus Project and argues that developers should be using quality assurance principles.

issue41 October 2004

ahds, archives, creative commons, data, digital library, digitisation, framework, further education, html, ilrt, infrastructure, interoperability, jisc, jisc information environment, licence, metadata, microsoft, research, software, ukoln, university of bath, university of birmingham, uri, url, web development

Web Focus: The Web on Your TV

Brian Kelly takes a look at a digital TV box which provides Web and email access in your living room.

issue40 July 2004

accessibility, blog, browser, css, flash, further education, html, javascript, linux, mp3, operating system, standards, streaming, ukoln, university of bath, url, usb, w3c, web browser, web resources, web standards, wiki, windows, xhtml

Web Focus: Towards Library Groupware With Personalised Link Routing

Brian Kelly takes a look at the FOAF Semantic Web application and suggests it is time to start evaluating this technology.

issue39 April 2004

data, database, foaf, html, java, namespace, rdf, semantic web, software, svg, ukoln, university of bath, university of birmingham, visualisation, vocabularies, web development, xml, xml namespaces

Web Focus: Improving the Quality of Your HTML

Brian Kelly outlines a strategy for fixing the most important HTML resources on a Web site.

issue38 January 2004

blog, content management, css, digital library, html, interoperability, jisc, standards, ukoln, university of bath, w3c, web browser, web standards, xhtml

Web Focus: Widening the Focus for the Future

Brian Kelly reviews the history of the Web Focus post and describes funding changes which gives Web Focus a much wider remit.

issue37 October 2003

archives, digital library, dissemination, dublin core, ejournal, elib, further education, higher education, html, infrastructure, iwmw, jisc, kings college london, metadata, newcastle university, preservation, queens university belfast, resource discovery, software, ucisa, ukerna, ukoln, university of bath, university of kent, university of oxford, university of strathclyde, web development, web futures, web services

Web Focus: WWW 2003 Trip Report

Brian Kelly writes on the recent WWW 2003 conference and outlines some of the latest Web developments.

issue36 July 2003

accessibility, avi, browser, cerlim, copyright, css, data, dom, dtd, e-learning, foaf, higher education, html, manchester metropolitan university, mathml, metadata, rae, rdf, research, semantic web, smil, standards, stylesheet, svg, ukoln, university of bath, university of southampton, url, video, visualisation, vocabularies, w3c, wcag, web accessibility initiative, web app, web browser, web development, web services, web standards, xhtml, xml

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.

issue36 July 2003

cataloguing, copyright, data, data mining, database, dublin core, google, knowledge management, metadata, microsoft, open source, resource discovery, search technology, software, ukoln, university of bath, url

Web Focus: A Standards-Based Culture for Web Site Development

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

issue35 April 2003

dublin core, graphics, html, ietf, iso, java, javascript, microsoft, multimedia, open source, open standard, preservation, rtf, scripting language, software, standards, ukoln, university of bath, url, w3c, web development, xhtml, xml

WebWatch: Surfing Historical UK University Web Sites

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

issue35 April 2003

archives, birkbeck college, birmingham city university, browser, central school of speech and drama, courtauld institute of art, de montfort university, digital preservation, edinburgh college of art, flash, glasgow school of art, goldsmiths college, google, higher education, imperial college london, internet archive, internet explorer, intranet, java, javascript, kings college london, leeds metropolitan university, liverpool john moores university, london business school, london school of economics, manchester metropolitan university, nottingham trent university, open university, preservation, queens university belfast, research, robert gordon university, rose bruford college, royal academy of music, royal agricultural college, royal college of art, royal college of music, royal conservatoire of scotland, royal holloway, royal northern college of music, royal veterinary college, royal welsh college of music and drama, school of oriental and african studies, search technology, south bank university, standards, surrey institute of art & design, ukoln, university college london, university of bath, university of cambridge, university of central lancashire, university of east london, university of london, university of oxford, university of surrey, university of the west of england, university of wales, university of west london, url, wayback machine

Web Focus: Interfaces to Web Testing Tools

Brian Kelly looks at interfaces to Web testing tools, and in particular at Bookmarklets - simple extensions to browsers which enhance functionality.

issue34 January 2003

accessibility, alt, apache, browser, css, dom, dublin core, ejournal, google, google search, html, internet explorer, javascript, metadata, microsoft, open source, opera, search technology, standards, ukoln, university of bath, url, w3c, web accessibility initiative, web browser, web resources, xhtml

Web Watch: A Survey of Web Server Software Used by UK University Web Sites

Brian Kelly with an update of his survey of server software used by central Web sites in UK Universities.

issue34 January 2003

apache, apache software foundation, birkbeck college, birmingham city university, browser, central school of speech and drama, cookie, courtauld institute of art, de montfort university, edinburgh college of art, glasgow school of art, gnu, goldsmiths college, higher education, imperial college london, interoperability, kings college london, leeds metropolitan university, linux, liverpool john moores university, london business school, london school of economics, manchester metropolitan university, microsoft, ncsa, nottingham trent university, open university, php, pics, privacy, queens university belfast, research, robert gordon university, rose bruford college, royal academy of music, royal agricultural college, royal college of art, royal college of music, royal conservatoire of scotland, royal holloway, royal northern college of music, royal veterinary college, royal welsh college of music and drama, school of oriental and african studies, software, south bank university, surrey institute of art & design, ukoln, university college london, university of bath, university of cambridge, university of central lancashire, university of dundee, university of east london, university of london, university of oxford, university of surrey, university of the west of england, university of wales, university of west london, url, windows

Web Focus: Let's Get Serious about HTML Standards

Brian Kelly encourages authors to treat compliance with HTML standards seriously.

issue33 October 2002

accessibility, adobe, apple, archives, browser, content management, cookie, dtd, higher education, html, ibm, internet explorer, interoperability, linux, mathml, microsoft, microsoft office, namespace, open source, openoffice, software, standards, ukoln, university of bath, url, utf-8, w3c, web accessibility initiative, web app, web browser, web development, web resources, web standards, windows, xhtml, xml, xslt

Web Watch: An Accessibility Analysis of UK University Entry Points

Brian Kelly reports on the accessibility of entry points of UK University Web sites.

issue33 October 2002

accessibility, alt, bbc, birkbeck college, birmingham city university, browser, central school of speech and drama, courtauld institute of art, data, de montfort university, dtd, edinburgh college of art, flash, glasgow school of art, goldsmiths college, higher education, html, identifier, imperial college london, javascript, kings college london, leeds metropolitan university, liverpool john moores university, london business school, london school of economics, manchester metropolitan university, nottingham trent university, open university, queens university belfast, research, robert gordon university, rose bruford college, royal academy of music, royal agricultural college, royal college of art, royal college of music, royal conservatoire of scotland, royal holloway, royal northern college of music, royal veterinary college, royal welsh college of music and drama, school of oriental and african studies, software, south bank university, surrey institute of art & design, ukoln, university college london, university of bath, university of bristol, university of cambridge, university of central lancashire, university of east london, university of london, university of oxford, university of sheffield, university of surrey, university of the west of england, university of wales, university of west london, url, w3c, web accessibility initiative, web resources

Web Focus: Report On The Sixth Institutional Web Management Workshop

Brian Kelly with a report on the Sixth Institutional International Web Management Workshop held this year at the University of Strathclyde.

issue32 July 2002

accessibility, authentication, authentication service, blog, colchester institute, content management, css, de montfort university, framework, further education, higher education, html, infrastructure, interoperability, jisc, kings college london, mis, ms word, open source, portal, queens university belfast, research, robert gordon university, rss, software, ukoln, university of aberdeen, university of bath, university of bristol, university of glasgow, university of strathclyde, university of york, usability, video, vle, web development, web services, web standards, xhtml

Web Watch: Revisiting 404 Error Pages in UK University Web Sites

Brian Kelly revists 404 Error Pages in UK University Web Sites.

issue32 July 2002

internet explorer, mis, ukoln, university of bath, url

Web Focus: Guidelines for URI Naming Policies

Brian Kelly with some guidelines For URI naming policies in his regular column.

issue31 April 2002

alt, apache, browser, content negotiation, cool uri, css, database, e-government, file format, framework, ftp, gif, google, graphics, higher education, html, hypertext, identifier, infrastructure, internet explorer, interoperability, java, javascript, licence, mathml, microsoft, multimedia, perl, php, png, rss, scripting language, search technology, semantic web, smil, software, standards, svg, ukoln, university of bath, university of oxford, uri, url, usability, vector graphics, w3c, web browser, web services, xhtml, xml

Web Watch: Update of a Survey of the Numbers of UK University Web Servers

Brian Kelly updates a survey of the numbers of UK university Web servers.

issue31 April 2002

bournemouth university, central school of speech and drama, coventry university, dartington college of arts, data, database, de montfort university, glasgow caledonian university, glasgow school of art, goldsmiths college, higher education, imperial college london, kings college london, leeds metropolitan university, london business school, london school of economics, manchester metropolitan university, microsoft, robert gordon university, rose bruford college, royal academy of music, royal college of art, royal college of music, royal conservatoire of scotland, royal holloway, royal northern college of music, royal veterinary college, school of oriental and african studies, search technology, sheffield hallam university, software, south bank university, surrey institute of art & design, ukoln, university college london, university of bath, university of cambridge, university of london, university of northumbria at newcastle, university of oxford, university of the west of england, university of wales, url

Web Focus: Mobile E-Book Readers

Brian Kelly, UK Web Focus, writes about Mobile E-Book Readers in his regular column.

issue30 January 2002

algorithm, apple, bbc, browser, eboni, ebook, file format, gif, graphics, html, i-mode, ibm, jisc, licence, linux, microsoft, mobile, mobile phone, mp3, ms word, research, sms, software, standards, ukoln, university of bath, url, vt100, web browser, web resources, web services, wireless, wireless application profile, xml

Web Watch: An Update On Search Engines Used In UK Universities

Brian Kelly with an Update On Search Engines Used In UK Universities.

issue30 January 2002

browser, cataloguing, dner, elib, google, google search, intranet, javascript, jisc, metadata, microsoft, open source, research, search technology, software, ukoln, university of bath, university of birmingham, university of reading, url, web services

Web Focus: Report on the Fifth Institutional Web Management Workshop

Brian Kelly, UK Web Focus, reports on the IWMW event in his regular column.

issue29 October 2001

becta, content management, database, e-business, e-government, e-learning, ilrt, infrastructure, iwmw, jisc, kings college london, knowledge media institute, open university, personalisation, queens university belfast, search technology, sheffield hallam university, ukoln, university college cork, university of bath, university of bristol, university of cambridge, university of east anglia, university of glasgow, university of kent, university of manchester, university of salford, university of southampton, university of strathclyde, university of ulster, url, usability, web development, web services, xml, xslt

Web Watch: Carrying Out Your Own Web Watch Survey

Brian Kelly describes how you can carry out your own WebWatch benchmarking survey across your own community.

issue29 October 2001

accessibility, archives, browser, copyright, data, database, google, higher education, html, hypertext, javascript, niss, php, research, search technology, software, standards, ukoln, university of bath, university of exeter, university of hull, university of sheffield, university of wolverhampton, url, web browser, web resources, web services, windows

Web Focus: Hot News From WWW10

Brian Kelly reports on the Tenth International World Wide Web Conference, held in Hong Kong on 1-5 May 2001.

issue28 June 2001

adobe, apache, archives, content management, css, e-learning, framework, hypertext, ibm, interoperability, microsoft, microsoft office, mobile, multimedia, namespace, open source, open standard, operating system, png, rdf, research, semantic web, smil, software, streaming, svg, ukoln, university of bath, url, video, w3c, web app, web services, web standards, wireless application profile, xhtml, xlink, xml, xml namespaces, xpointer, xsl

Web Watch: Size of Institutional Top Level Pages

Web Watch: Brian Kelly looks at the size of institutional top level pages.

issue28 June 2001

archives, canterbury christ church university, central school of speech and drama, copyright, css, data, de montfort university, dhtml, edinburgh college of art, edinburgh napier university, flash, gif, glasgow caledonian university, glasgow school of art, harper adams university college, heriot-watt university, higher education, html, imperial college london, internet explorer, javascript, jisc, kings college london, kingston university, leeds metropolitan university, liverpool john moores university, london business school, london school of economics, multimedia, nottingham trent university, open university, robert gordon university, rose bruford college, royal academy of music, royal college of art, royal college of music, royal conservatoire of scotland, royal holloway, royal northern college of music, royal veterinary college, school of oriental and african studies, sheffield hallam university, south bank university, stylesheet, surrey institute of art & design, swf, ukoln, university college london, university of bath, university of cambridge, university of glamorgan, university of hull, university of oxford, university of surrey, university of wales, university of west london, url, web services, windows

Web Focus: HTML is Dead!

HTML is Dead: Brian Kelly explains why this is, and why it is a good thing.

issue27 March 2001

alt, content management, database, gif, html, infrastructure, mobile, mobile phone, research, rss, software, standardisation, standards, ukoln, university of bath, uri, url, w3c, web app, web services, wireless application profile, xhtml, xlink, xml, xsl, xslt

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.

issue27 March 2001

archives, browser, canterbury christ church university, central school of speech and drama, data, de montfort university, edinburgh college of art, glasgow caledonian university, glasgow school of art, google, google search, harper adams university college, harvard university, higher education, imperial college london, internet archive, kings college london, kingston university, leeds metropolitan university, liverpool john moores university, london business school, london school of economics, manchester metropolitan university, nottingham trent university, open university, portal, rdf, robert gordon university, rose bruford college, royal academy of music, royal college of art, royal college of music, royal conservatoire of scotland, royal holloway, royal northern college of music, royal veterinary college, school of oriental and african studies, search technology, sheffield hallam university, software, south bank university, surrey institute of art & design, ukoln, university college london, university of bath, university of cambridge, university of edinburgh, university of liverpool, university of manchester, university of oxford, university of surrey, university of wales, university of west london, url, web browser, yale university

Web Focus: The Web On Your Phone and TV

Brian Kelly looks at the Web Beyond the PC.

issue26 January 2001

browser, content management, css, database, ebook, ecms, flash, google, google search, higher education, html, internet explorer, jisc, ldap, linux, mailbase, mobile, mobile phone, mp3, open source, search technology, sms, software, ukoln, university of bath, university of southampton, university of st andrews, university of sunderland, url, web browser, web development, web resources, web services, windows, wireless, wireless application profile, xhtml, xml, xslt

Web Watch: WebWatching eLib Project Web Sites

Brian Kelly is WebWatching the eLib Project Sites.

issue26 January 2001

accessibility, acorn, agora, alt, apache, browser, cain, data, digimap, digital preservation, digitisation, dissemination, dtd, eevl, elib, flash, google, heron, html, ihr-info, jisc, linux, microsoft, midrib, operating system, preservation, research, resource discovery, search technology, seren, software, solaris, sosig, ukoln, university of bath, url, web services, windows, xhtml

Web Focus: Institutional Web Management Workshop - The Joined Up Web

Brian Kelly reports on the "Institutional Web Management Workshop: The Joined-Up Web" event, held in Bath.

issue25 September 2000

authentication, browser, content management, data, database, dissemination, e-learning, goldsmiths college, higher education, html, intranet, java, jisc, kings college london, learning management system, mailbase, mis, mobile, mobile phone, mysql, newcastle university, open source, open standard, operating system, php, portal, python, repositories, research, rss, school of oriental and african studies, software, staffordshire university, ucisa, ukoln, university of bath, university of bristol, university of cambridge, university of east anglia, university of kent, university of london, university of ulster, url, vle, web browser, web development, web services, wireless application profile, xml, xsl

Web Watch: A Survey Of Web Server Software Used In UK University Web Sites

Brian Kelly A Survey Of Web Server Software Used In UK University Web Sites.

issue25 September 2000

apache, apple, bournemouth university, bsd, central school of speech and drama, dartington college of arts, de montfort university, glasgow caledonian university, glasgow school of art, gnu, goldsmiths college, higher education, imperial college london, kings college london, leeds metropolitan university, linux, london business school, london school of economics, manchester metropolitan university, microsoft, ncsa, operating system, php, robert gordon university, rose bruford college, royal academy of music, royal college of art, royal college of music, royal conservatoire of scotland, royal holloway, royal northern college of music, royal veterinary college, school of oriental and african studies, sheffield hallam university, software, solaris, south bank university, surrey institute of art & design, ukoln, university college london, university of bath, university of cambridge, university of london, university of northumbria at newcastle, university of oxford, university of the west of england, university of wales, url, windows

Web Focus: Reflections On WWW9

Brian Kelly reports on the WWW9 conference, held in Amsterdam, in May 2000.

issue24 June 2000

aggregation, alt, apple, blog, browser, content management, darpa, digital library, dner, dom, dtd, dublin core, elib, gif, heriot-watt university, higher education, html, hypertext, ilrt, infrastructure, java, metadata, middlesex university, mobile, mobile phone, national library, national library of the netherlands, rdf, resource discovery, rss, search technology, semantic web, sheffield hallam university, soap, standardisation, standards, ukoln, university of bath, university of brighton, university of bristol, university of southampton, url, usability, w3c, web services, wireless, wireless application profile, xhtml, xlink, xml, xpointer, xsl, xslt, z39.50

Web Watch: A Survey Of Numbers of UK University Web Servers

How many web servers are there in the UK Higher Education community? Brian Kelly provides some answers.

issue24 June 2000

bournemouth university, central school of speech and drama, coventry university, dartington college of arts, data, database, de montfort university, dns, glasgow caledonian university, glasgow school of art, goldsmiths college, higher education, imperial college london, kings college london, leeds metropolitan university, london business school, london school of economics, manchester metropolitan university, microsoft, robert gordon university, rose bruford college, royal academy of music, royal college of art, royal college of music, royal conservatoire of scotland, royal holloway, royal northern college of music, royal veterinary college, school of oriental and african studies, search technology, sheffield hallam university, software, south bank university, surrey institute of art & design, ukoln, university college london, university of bath, university of cambridge, university of london, university of northumbria at newcastle, university of oxford, university of the west of england, university of wales, url

EEVL News Nuggets

Brian Kelly reports on the use of third-party web services.

issue23 March 2000

archives, bibliographic data, bibliographic database, cataloguing, cranfield university, database, edina, eevl, ejournal, heriot-watt university, jisc, portal, portfolio, research, resource discovery, search technology

Railway Industry Resources on the Internet

Review: The Intellectual Foundation of Information Organization

issue23 March 2000

archives, cataloguing, data, research, search technology, standardisation

Web Focus: The Use of Third-Party Web Services

Brian Kelly discusses the use of third-party web services.

issue23 March 2000

browser, css, data, data mining, data set, dner, ejournal, free software, higher education, html, hypertext, jisc, mailbase, microsoft, operating system, research, search technology, software, ukerna, ukoln, university college london, university of bath, university of derby, university of sheffield, url, w3c, web services

Web Watch: A Survey of Links to UK University Web Sites

Brian Kelly reports on the number of links to University web sites.

issue23 March 2000

archives, bournemouth university, central school of speech and drama, dartington college of arts, database, de montfort university, eevl, elib, glasgow caledonian university, glasgow school of art, goldsmiths college, google, higher education, imperial college london, kings college london, leeds metropolitan university, london business school, london school of economics, mailbase, manchester metropolitan university, open university, passwords, portal, robert gordon university, rose bruford college, royal academy of music, royal college of art, royal college of music, royal conservatoire of scotland, royal holloway, royal northern college of music, royal veterinary college, school of oriental and african studies, search technology, sheffield hallam university, south bank university, surrey institute of art & design, ukoln, university college london, university of bath, university of cambridge, university of london, university of northumbria at newcastle, university of oxford, university of the west of england, university of wales, url, web services

Web Focus: Using the Web to Promote Your Web Site

Brian Kelly expalins how to promote your web site.

issue22 December 1999

accessibility, alt, apache, archives, bibliographic data, cataloguing, copyright, database, digital preservation, dublin core, eevl, elib, heriot-watt university, html, information society, loughborough university, mailbase, metadata, preservation, rdf, resource discovery, search technology, software, ukoln, university of bath, url, web services

Web Watch: A Survey of Institutional Web Gateways

Brian Kelly surveys institutional web gateways.

issue22 December 1999

cataloguing, cd-rom, copyright, cranfield university, database, elib, higher education, html, ilrt, java, jisc, mailbase, microsoft, open source, portal, resource discovery, search technology, software, ukoln, university of bath, university of bristol, university of exeter, university of leeds, university of london, university of oxford, university of plymouth, university of southampton, university of sunderland, university of sussex, university of wales, university of warwick, url, web resources

Web Focus: Report on "Institutional Web Management Next Steps" Workshop

Brian Kelly reports on the latest "Institutional Web Management Workshop," this year called: "The Next Steps."

issue21 September 1999

accessibility, amazon, apache, archives, authentication, browser, ciac, content management, copyright, css, data, database, digital media, e-business, flash, goldsmiths college, higher education, html, hypertext, internet explorer, intranet, java, jisc, kings college london, ldap, mailbase, metadata, microsoft, mobile, ms word, multimedia, newcastle university, open source, open university, opera, operating system, portal, rdf, repositories, research, rnib, search technology, smil, software, solaris, ukerna, ukoln, university of bath, university of cambridge, university of essex, university of glasgow, university of kent, university of oxford, university of ulster, url, video, w3c, web accessibility initiative, web browser, web development, web services, windows, xml, xslt

WebWatch: UK University Search Engines

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

issue21 September 1999

amazon, archives, ascii, copyright, database, digital library, gnu, higher education, html, jisc, licence, mailbase, microsoft, ms word, opac, open source, research, search technology, software, standards, ucisa, ukoln, university college london, university of arizona, university of bath, university of cambridge, university of edinburgh, university of essex, university of leeds, university of surrey, url, web resources, web services, z39.50

Web Focus: Report on the WWW 8 Conference

Brian Kelly discusses WWW8 in Toronto, which took place in May 1999.

issue20 June 1999

accessibility, algorithm, browser, cache, cataloguing, content negotiation, cookie, copyright, data, digital library, eevl, elib, elsevier, framework, google, graphics, higher education, html, hypertext, ibm, ilrt, infrastructure, interoperability, java, mailbase, metadata, microsoft, mobile, multimedia, open data, open source, personalisation, rdf, repositories, research, resource discovery, search technology, semantic web, smil, software, sosig, subject gateway, svg, ukoln, university of arizona, university of bath, university of bristol, university of edinburgh, url, usability, vector graphics, visualisation, w3c, web accessibility initiative, web resources, web standards, xlink, xml

Web Watch: 404s, What's Missing?

Brian Kelly discusses 404 'not found' messages, and why you don't always get the same one.

issue20 June 1999

accessibility, alt, browser, cache, copyright, css, higher education, html, hypertext, internet explorer, javascript, jisc, kings college london, mailbase, microsoft, niss, opera, oxford brookes university, php, research, scripting language, search technology, standards, ukoln, university of bath, university of oxford, university of southampton, university of ulster, url, w3c, web accessibility initiative, web services

Unix and the Web: Providing Web Access to Your Email

Brian Kelly introduces a regular column on Unix and Web issues by describing how a combination of Apache, PHP and IMP can make email folders available using a web browser.

issue19 March 1999

apache, browser, copyright, intranet, licence, linux, microsoft, microsoft office, open source, passwords, php, research, scripting language, software, telnet, ukoln, university of bath, url, web browser, windows

Web Focus: Extending Your Browser

Brian Kelly on techniques for extending the capabilities of your browser.

issue19 March 1999

accessibility, apache, browser, copyright, css, data, doc, html, javascript, metadata, rdf, software, telnet, ukoln, university of bath, uri, url, w3c, web browser, web resources, web services, xml

WebWatch: Conclusions from the WebWatch Project

Brian Kelly sums up conclusions from the WebWatch Project.

issue19 March 1999

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Web Focus: The Role of the Web Editor

Brian Kelly asks, does 'web editor' mean Unix guru or an HTML coder?

issue18 December 1998

accessibility, archives, birkbeck college, birmingham city university, cardiff university, content management, data, data management, database, framework, gopher, graphics, higher education, html, intranet, java, javascript, jisc, kings college london, library association, licence, mailbase, microsoft, newcastle university, nhs, niss, oxford brookes university, perl, research, resource management, search technology, sheffield hallam university, software, ucisa, ukoln, university of bath, university of birmingham, university of edinburgh, university of leeds, university of nottingham, university of oxford, university of plymouth, university of southampton, university of the west of england, university of york, url, web development, web resources, web services, york university

Web Focus: Institutional Web Management

Brian Kelly reports on the Netskills Institutional Web Management Workshop held in Newcastle.

issue17 September 1998

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What Are Document Management Systems?

Brian Kelly explains the concept of document management systems.

issue17 September 1998

browser, database, dissemination, document management, html, hypertext, metadata, microsoft, newcastle university, oracle, research, ucisa, ukoln, university of bath, url, web browser, web development, xlink, xml, xpointer

What Are XLink and Xpointer?

Brian Kelly explains XLink and XPointer.

issue16 July 1998

browser, copyright, html, hypertext, infrastructure, intellectual property, mathml, ukoln, university of bath, url, w3c, xlink, xml, xpointer

Web Focus: Ways of Exploiting New Technologies

Brian Kelly discusses Intermediaries: Ways Of Exploiting New Technologies.

issue16 July 1998

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What Is XML?

Brian Kelly elucidates another infuriating three letter acronym: XML.

issue15 May 1998

browser, css, document format, dom, framework, gif, graphics, html, internet explorer, java, javascript, metadata, microsoft, multimedia, rdf, resource description, search technology, sgml, smil, software, standardisation, standards, ukoln, university of bath, url, w3c, web browser, xlink, xml, xpointer, xsl

Web Focus: The 7th World Wide Web Conference

Brian Kelly is interviewed about the 7th World Wide Web Conference upon his return from Brisbane.

issue15 May 1998

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Web Focus: Animate Your Pages

Brian Kelly gives an introduction to Dynamic HTML, explaining recent developments that enable dynamic web pages to be produced using simple scripting languages such as Javascript.

issue14 March 1998

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Web Focus Corner: The World Wide Web Consortium

Brian Kelly ponders whether the academic community can have a role in shaping the web of the future.

issue13 January 1998

copyright, css, data, higher education, html, hypertext, jisc, pics, research, software, ukerna, ukoln, university of bath, w3c
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