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Randy Metcalfe
Communications Manager
OSS Watch

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "open source", "software", "oss watch", "licence", "jisc", "search technology", "cataloguing", "further education", "university of oxford", "free software". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

Profile last updated: 
July 2005

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Number of Ariadne articles written (or co-written) by this author: 6.

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Building Open Source Communities: 4th OSS Watch Conference

Sebastian Rahtz and Randy Metcalfe report on a one-day conference on open source software development communities organised by OSS Watch held in Edinburgh on 4 July 2005.

issue44 July 2005

agile development, apache, apache software foundation, copyright, e-learning, firefox, free software, gpl, higher education, ibm, jisc, licence, moodle, open source, open university, operating system, oss watch, sakai, serving maths, software, university of edinburgh, university of york, uportal, vle

Software Choice: Decision-making in a Mixed Economy

Randy Metcalfe considers the role of free and open source software in UK Further and Higher Education.

issue42 January 2005

apache, copyright, e-government, free software, gnu, gpl, higher education, information society, infrastructure, interoperability, jisc, licence, linux, open source, operating system, oss watch, oxford university computing services, research, software, standards, university of oxford, university of strathclyde

Support Models for Open Source Deployment

Sebastian Rahtz and Randy Metcalfe report on OSS Watch's one-day conference on support models held in London in June 2004.

issue40 July 2004

apache, content management, data, e-learning, framework, further education, html, ibm, interoperability, java, jisc, licence, linux, open source, open university, operating system, oss watch, oxford university computing services, portal, software, sun microsystems, university of bristol, university of hull, university of leeds, university of oxford, uportal, vle, xml, yale university

OSS Inaugural Conference: Open Source Deployment and Development

Sebastian Rahtz and Randy Metcalfe give an overview of the first conference of the Open Source Advisory Service.

issue38 January 2004

andrew w mellon foundation, browser, data, framework, free software, further education, ibm, intellectual property, interoperability, java, jisc, jisc information environment, licence, linux, microsoft, open source, operating system, oss watch, oxford university computing services, portal, research, resource discovery, software, ukoln, university of bristol, university of oxford, uportal, video, vle, web browser, windows, xml

What's in Humbul for Further Education?

Randy Metcalfe provides an overview of the materials and services of use to humanities practitioners in the FE sector.

issue38 January 2004

cataloguing, further education, google, jisc, metadata, personalisation, research, resource discovery, search technology, university of oxford

My Humbul: Humbul Gets Personal

Randy Metcalfe describes new functionality available for users of the Humbul Humanities Hub.

issue30 January 2002

cataloguing, data, dublin core, further education, institute of historical research, jisc, metadata, research, resource discovery, search technology, university of leeds, university of london, university of oxford, university of york, url
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