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Debra Hiom
SOSIG Director
ILRT
University of Bristol
8-10 Berkeley Square
Bristol BS8 1HH

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "research", "sosig", "cataloguing", "search technology", "data", "database", "archives", "metadata", "jisc", "software". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

Profile last updated: 
April 2006

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Number of Ariadne articles written (or co-written) by this author: 16.

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Retrospective on the RDN

Debra Hiom, in the first of a two-part series on the Resource Discovery Network, looks back at the development of the RDN and its activities to date.

issue47 April 2006

aggregation, ahrc, application profile, archives, bril, british library, cache, cain, cataloguing, database, digital library, digitisation, dner, dublin core, eevl, elib, framework, ftp, further education, hea, heriot-watt university, higher education, ihr-info, ilrt, interoperability, intute, jisc, jisc information environment, kings college london, lom, metadata, portal, research, resource discovery, search technology, software, sosig, standards, subject gateway, subject portals project, ukoln, university of bath, university of birmingham, university of bristol, university of hull, university of london, university of manchester, university of oxford, university of reading, university of surrey, vocabularies, web resources, z39.50

RDN Timeline

Debra Hiom provides a timeline of the RDN's development, which accompanies her main article.

issue47 April 2006

cranfield university, eevl, elib, intute, jisc, research, resource discovery, sosig, subject gateway, subject portals project, university of manchester, wellcome trust

Planet-SOSIG

Emma Place assesses the recent SOSIG Social Science Online seminars, Jacky Clake reports on the ESRC Social Science Week and Debra Hiom updates us on the virtual seminar run by SOSIG as part of Social Science Week.

issue44 July 2005

archives, blog, data, database, higher education, ilrt, jisc, research, search technology, sosig

At the Event: The EPrints UK Workshop

Phil Cross, Debra Hiom and Emma Place report on this workshop which was held at the University of Bath in February 2004.

issue39 April 2004

apache, archives, bibliographic data, copyright, data, database, dissemination, dspace, ejournal, eprints, eprints uk, gnu, identifier, ilrt, institutional repository, intellectual property, java, jisc, licence, metadata, mysql, open access, open archives initiative, open source, perl, preservation, provenance, rae, repositories, research, resource discovery, sherpa, software, sosig, standards, tomcat, ukoln, university of bath, university of bristol, university of nottingham, university of southampton

Planet SOSIG

Debra Hiom highlights some new events, publications and services in the social sciences and Andy Hargrave introduces recent developments for FE in the Bized Service.

issue36 July 2003

accessibility, archives, copyright, data, data set, database, further education, higher education, ict, ilrt, jisc, preservation, research, sosig, tagging, uk data archive, url

Planet SOSIG

Debra Hiom with a report which covers: the launch of Citizenship Past; a new VTS Tutorial for European Studies; and an update on the SOSIG Portals Project.

issue32 July 2002

archives, bibliographic data, british library, copac, database, digital library, digitisation, further education, ilrt, jisc, open source, portal, research, resource discovery, rslp, search technology, software, sosig, university of birmingham, university of southampton, url, west yorkshire archive service, zetoc

Planet SOSIG

Debra Hiom and Angela Joyce provide more updates on the Social Sciences Gateway, including a new range of European sites.

issue27 March 2001

cataloguing, database, jisc, research, search technology, sosig, university of birmingham, university of bristol, url

Planet SOSIG: Keeping Social Scientists Connected

Debra Hiom and Emma Place discuss work to keep social scientists connected.

issue26 January 2001

archives, data, data set, database, ilrt, oxford university press, passwords, research, rss, search technology, software, sosig, uk data archive, university of bristol, university of oxford, url

Planet SOSIG: Internet Training for the Social Sciences

Debra Hiom and Emma Place announce the RDN virtual training suite.

issue25 September 2000

british library, ilrt, london school of economics, research, resource discovery, search technology, sosig, university of bristol, university of edinburgh, university of exeter, university of leeds, university of oxford, university of york, url

Planet SOSIG

Justine Kitchen of the Resource Discovery Network Centre reports on the recent SOSIG relaunch, and Debra Hiom explores New Learning and Teaching Support Networks in the Social Sciences

issue23 March 2000

bbc, cataloguing, dissemination, glasgow caledonian university, hefce, higher education, ilrt, jisc, kings college london, knowledge base, open university, research, resource discovery, search technology, sosig, thesaurus, university of bristol, university of east anglia, university of nottingham, university of oxford, university of southampton, university of the west of england, university of warwick, university of york, url

Internet Detective: BA Students Get on the Case

Emma Worsfold and Debra Hiom introduce their "Internet Detective" online tutorial, and BA students from the final year Information Management BA at Queen Margaret College, Edinburgh, review the site.

issue18 December 1998

browser, cookie, graphics, ilrt, internet explorer, newcastle university, passwords, research, search technology, software, sosig, standards, university of bristol, url, usability, web browser

Metadata: Cataloguing Theory and Internet Subject-based Information Gateways

Ann Chapman, Michael Day, and Debra Hiom compare library cataloguing concepts and ROADS Template creation.

issue18 December 1998

aacr2, adobe, archives, bibliographic data, british library, cataloguing, data, database, dublin core, elib, framework, html, identifier, ifla, ilrt, isbd, iso, java, lcsh, marc, medical subject headings, metadata, mobile, oclc, research, resource description, resource discovery, search technology, software, sosig, standards, subject gateway, subject heading, thesaurus, ukoln, university of bath, university of bristol, university of essex, video

Planet SOSIG: ALISS and IRISS

Debra Hiom on recent developments and happenings with ALISS, IRISS, and SOSIG.

issue11 September 1997

bibliographic data, bibliographic database, cataloguing, copac, data set, database, html, ilrt, iriss, mailbase, metadata, research, search technology, sosig, university of glamorgan, university of manchester, university of warwick

Around the Table: Social Sciences

Debra Hiom from SOSIG takes us on a guided tour of major Internet-based Social Science resources.

issue9 May 1997

archives, australian national university, bibliographic data, cataloguing, council of european social science data archives, data, data set, database, edina, elib, ftp, mailbase, research, search technology, sosig, university of essex, university of southampton, web resources

OMNI Seminar

Debra Hiom reports from the second annual OMNI seminar.

issue7 January 1997

cataloguing, data, database, dublin core, elib, ihr-info, infrastructure, jisc, metadata, nhs, omni project, pics, research, search technology, software, sosig, ukoln, university of wales

The 4th WWW Conference in Boston

Debra Hiom and John Kirriemuir provide an informal report from the "cutting edge" of Web development.

issue1 January 1996

archives, ascii, browser, cache, data, html, identifier, java, licence, linux, massachusetts institute of technology, metadata, oasis, oclc, preservation, research, resource discovery, software, sosig, sun microsystems, telnet, ukoln, university of kent, university of manchester, uri, url, w3c, web development
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