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Paul Miller
Technology Evangelist
Talis

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "dublin core", "metadata", "portal", "data", "z39.50", "interoperability", "jisc", "rss", "search technology", "ukoln". 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: 21.

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What Happens When We Mash the Library?

Paul Miller looks at recent attempts to make library resources more appealing, including the Talis competition to build library 'mashups'.

issue50 January 2007

amazon, american library association, bibliographic data, blog, browser, cataloguing, data, eduserv, facebook, firefox, georgia institute of technology, google, library data, library management systems, library of congress, librarything, mashup, oclc, open university, portal, research, second life, software, talis, university of cambridge, web 2.0, web services, wikipedia

Web 2.0: Building the New Library

Paul Miller explores some of the recent buzz around the concept of 'Web 2.0' and asks what it means for libraries and related organisations.

issue45 October 2005

amazon, api, bbc, blog, browser, cni, coalition for networked information, data, flickr, foi, framework, google, google maps, html, interoperability, oreilly, podcast, portal, privacy, research, search technology, software, talis, technorati, university of hull, uri, web 2.0, web browser, web services, wikipedia, wsrp

Towards the Digital Aquifer: Introducing the Common Information Environment

Paul Miller discusses current efforts by UK agencies to collaborate on a Common Information Environment that meets the diverse needs of current and future consumers of digital content and services.

issue39 April 2004

adobe, aggregation, archives, bbc, becta, blog, british library, curation, data, database, digitisation, e-government, e-learning, e-science, google, internet explorer, interoperability, jisc, jisc information environment, mla, nhs, personalisation, portal, princeton university, repositories, research, search technology, the national archives, thesaurus, ukoln, wordnet

Towards a Typology for Portals

Paul Miller looks at some of the services we call portals, and argues for better words to describe them.

issue37 October 2003

aggregation, archives, british museum, browser, cataloguing, graphics, higher education, html, internet explorer, interoperability, jisc, jisc information environment, metadata, network service, oai, personalisation, portal, rdf, research, resource discovery, rss, search technology, soap, standards, uddi, ukoln, university of hull, university of oxford, url, web browser, web portal, xhtml, z39.50

Syndicated Content: It's More Than Just Some File Formats?

Paul Miller takes a look at issues arising from the current enthusiasm for syndicating content to portals or other web sites, and offers some guidelines for good practice.

issue35 April 2003

aggregation, ahds, archives, bath profile, bbc, cataloguing, cetis, content provider, copac, data, database, dissemination, dublin core, dublin core metadata initiative, eevl, elib, framework, higher education, html, iconex, infrastructure, interoperability, intranet, iso, javascript, jisc, jisc information environment, learning objects, metadata, oai, open archives initiative, patois, personalisation, portal, rdf, research, resource description, resource discovery, rss, sosig, ukoln, university of hull, university of liverpool, uportal, url, xml, z39.50, zetoc

Portals, Portals Everywhere

Ian Dolphin, Paul Miller and Robert Sherratt report on two conferences over the summer which explored the progress being made in deploying institutional portals of various forms.

issue33 October 2002

aggregation, andrew w mellon foundation, bbc, blackboard, browser, content management, cornell university, data, database, de montfort university, digital library, e-learning, framework, further education, google, graphics, higher education, html, ibm, infrastructure, internet explorer, interoperability, intranet, java, javascript, jisc, jisc information environment, network service, oai, oai-pmh, oasis, opac, open source, personalisation, portal, princeton university, programming language, research, resource discovery, rss, search technology, software, standards, sun microsystems, ukoln, university of bath, university of bristol, university of hull, university of nottingham, university of washington, uportal, url, vle, web browser, web development, web services, webct, wsrp, xhtml, xml, z39.50

Learning Objects and the Information Environment

Ian Dolphin and Paul Miller discuss the place of Learning Objects in the wider environment of learning.

issue32 July 2002

accessibility, api, cd-rom, data, flash, framework, further education, iconex, ieee, ims, interoperability, jisc, jisc information environment, learning objects, multimedia, open knowledge initiative, portal, repositories, software, standards, ukoln, university of hull, url, usability, vle, xml

The Concept of the Portal

Paul Miller gives his personal view of the portal and its varieties, both in the wild and on the drawing board.

issue30 January 2002

database, dner, html, interoperability, java, javascript, jisc, managed learning environment, microsoft, network service, open knowledge initiative, open source, personalisation, portal, resource discovery, search technology, software, ukoln, uportal, url

Architects of the Information Age

Paul Miller reports on a recent UKOLN-organised event at the Office of the e-Envoy, and explores the need for an architecture to scope what we build online.

issue29 October 2001

archives, authentication, british library, cataloguing, collection description, data, data model, database, dcmi, digital object identifier, digitisation, dner, doi, dublin core, dublin core metadata initiative, e-government, framework, gif, higher education, identifier, information architecture, infrastructure, interoperability, jisc, metadata, mimas, ordnance survey, personalisation, portal, preservation, research, resource discovery, search technology, semantic web, software, standards, thesaurus, ukoln, uri, url, video, vocabularies, xml, zetoc

Metadata (2): Towards Consensus on Educational Metadata

Paul Miller describes the work of the UK's new cross-sectoral Metadata for Education Group (MEG) and calls for widespread support of their first deliverable: the MEG Concord.

issue27 March 2001

aggregation, application profile, cataloguing, digitisation, dissemination, dner, dublin core, dublin core metadata initiative, e-learning, framework, ieee, ieee lom, ims, interoperability, jisc, lom, metadata, portal, standards, ukoln, university of hull, url

Metadata: Towards the Intelligent Museum

Paul Miller and Alice Grant explore CIMI: the collections standards organization which JISC has just joined.

issue25 September 2000

ahds, archives, bath profile, cataloguing, data, database, dissemination, dner, dtd, dublin core, interoperability, jisc, metadata, mobile, multimedia, repositories, search technology, sgml, standards, ukoln, university of cambridge, university of hull, url, web development, wireless application profile, xml, z39.50

Interoperability: What Is It and Why Should I Want It?

Paul Miller explains what interoperability is and why you should want it.

issue24 June 2000

archives, bath profile, cataloguing, data, dissemination, dner, dublin core, dublin core metadata initiative, e-government, elib, foi, framework, geospatial data, gis, ict, identifier, intellectual property, interoperability, intranet, jisc, mailbase, metadata, microsoft, ordnance survey, portal, repositories, research, resource discovery, search technology, software, thesaurus, ukoln, university of hull, university of oxford, url, video, vocabularies, z39.50

Metadata: I Am a Name and a Number

Paul Miller on Digital Object Identifiers.

issue24 June 2000

aardvark, amazon, bbc, bibliographic data, browser, cataloguing, cnri, d-lib magazine, database, digital object identifier, dner, doi, frbr, handle system, identifier, ifla, intellectual property, interoperability, jisc, metadata, mobile, mobile phone, persistent identifier, portal, research, rfc, solaris, standards, ukoln, university of hull, uri, url, web browser, windows

I Say What I Mean, but Do I Mean What I Say?

Paul Miller reports on the latest MODELS workshop, and looks at the need for controlled terminologies and thesauri.

issue23 March 2000

archives, british library, british museum, browser, controlled vocabularies, data, database, dewey decimal, digital library, dner, e-government, elib, framework, higher education, iconclass, interoperability, iso, jisc, metadata, niso, niss, oclc, patois, research, resource description, rslp, schema, search technology, standards, taxonomy, thesaurus, udc, ukoln, university of bath, university of hull, university of strathclyde, url, vocabularies, z39.50

Z39.50 for All

Paul Miller looks at the Z39.50 standard and attempts to extract some meaning from the mass of associated literature.

issue21 September 1999

access control, ahds, ansi, application profile, ascii, authentication, bath profile, bibliographic data, california digital library, cataloguing, data, data management, database, digital library, dner, dublin core, geospatial data, gis, higher education, ilrt, information retrieval, interoperability, iso, jisc, library of congress, marc, national library, niso, opac, passwords, rdf, resource discovery, search technology, software, standards, ukoln, university of bath, university of hull, university of oxford, web app, xml, z39.50, zip

Developing the Bath Profile

Paul Miller with details of the "Bath Profile" - a Z39.50 specification for Library Applications and Resource Discovery.

issue21 September 1999

bath profile, bibliographic data, database, higher education, interoperability, iso, jisc, resource discovery, search technology, software, ukoln, university of hull, url, z39.50, zip

Dublin Comes to Europe

Paul Miller discusses issues raised at a recent European Commission meeting on metadata for resource discovery.

issue14 March 1998

accessibility, ahds, controlled vocabularies, data, database, dublin core, library of congress, marc, metadata, resource discovery, ukoln, url, vocabularies, z39.50

Metadata Corner: DC5 - the Search for Santa

Tony Gill and Paul Miller's report from the 5th Dublin Core metdata conference in Helsinki.

issue12 November 1997

ahds, bibliographic data, cataloguing, cornell university, d-lib magazine, data, data model, database, dissemination, dublin core, elib, framework, geospatial data, gis, higher education, html, ifla, iso, marc, metadata, oclc, pics, rdf, research, resource description, search technology, standards, ukoln, vads, vra, vra core, z39.50

Down Under With the Dublin Core

Paul Miller and Tony Gill offer a view of the recent Dublin Core metadata workshop in the Australian capital, Canberra.

issue8 March 1997

ahds, apple, cataloguing, data, distributed systems technology centre, dtd, dublin core, elib, html, hypertext, identifier, lcsh, marc, metadata, national library, national library of australia, ncsa, oclc, opera, pics, resource description, resource discovery, rfc, standards, ukoln, university of kent, university of sydney, url, w3c

Down Your Way: Durham

Paul Miller travels to Durham and reports on a mammoth archival digitisation project.

issue7 January 1997

archives, ascii, cataloguing, database, ead, elib, gis, gopher, graphics, jisc, newcastle university, niss, opac, research, search technology, sgml, university of durham, web services

Metadata for the Masses

Paul Miller describes Dublin Core and several ideas for how it can be implemented.

issue5 September 1996

accessibility, ahds, bibliographic data, british library, browser, cataloguing, content negotiation, d-lib magazine, data, data set, database, dtd, dublin core, elib, file format, framework, geospatial data, gif, gis, html, hypertext, identifier, ifla, infrastructure, internet explorer, iso, library of congress, marc, metadata, ncsa, newcastle university, oclc, ordnance survey, research, resource description, resource discovery, schema, search technology, software, standardisation, standards, tei, ukoln, university of york, url, w3c, web browser
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