Peter CliffSoftware EngineerBodleian Libraries, University of Oxford
Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "data", "repositories", "database", "search technology", "software", "metadata", "oai", "data management", "ukoln", "ajax". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.
Number of Ariadne articles written (or co-written) by this author: 14.
Pete Cliff learns something new in this 'Open Source' book every time he makes the tea.
issue63 April 2010
Pete Cliff hopes he'll not forget this marvellous book, even when the author seems to suggest it might be better if he did!
issue62 January 2010
Pete Cliff finds aspects of this work useful and interesting, but he also expresses some serious reservations.
issue61 October 2009
Pete Cliff used to think 'Website Optimisation' simply meant compressing images and avoiding nested tables, but in this he book finds out how much more there is to it, even in the Age of Broadband.
issue57 October 2008
Pete Cliff considers a new book on data visualisation and hopes one day to implement some of the interesting ideas presented in this work.
issue56 July 2008
Pete Cliff tries to remember A-level mathematics as he dives into the fascinating world of machine learning and statistics and how to apply these techniques to Web-accessible datasets.
issue54 January 2008
Pete Cliff takes a look at a new book from the British Computer Society that aims to help readers understand the importance, issues and benefits of data management across an enterprise.
issue53 October 2007
Pete Cliff gives an overall view of the multi-stranded JISC conference held in Manchester over 5-6 June 2007.
issue52 July 2007
Pete Cliff reviews a work that challenges traditional notions of literacy and how suggests that new literacies need to be developed to empower both learners and teachers in the digital age.
issue51 April 2007
Pete Cliff looks at how the RDN has utilised the OAI Metadata Harvesting Protocol.
issue30 January 2002
Eddie Young and Pete Cliff look at a particularly successful example of a distributed solution to a very large number crunching problem.
issue27 March 2001
Pete Cliff reviews 'Building community information networks: strategies and experiences,' edited by Sheila Pantry.
issue24 June 2000
Pete Cliff previewed the electronic version of this standard reference, and gives a user's verdict.
issue23 March 2000
Pete Cliff reviews the Library Association's guide: Online Searching.
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