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Tracey Stanley
Head of Planning and Resources
JB Morrell Library
University of York
Heslington York YO10 5DD
Tel: +44 1904 433868

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "search technology", "database", "research", "virtual research environment", "java", "university of leeds", "portole", "vle", "portal", "url". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

Profile last updated: 
April 2007

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Number of Ariadne articles written (or co-written) by this author: 15.

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Yahoo: UK and Ireland

Tracey Stanley takes a good look at a new version of an old index, Yahoo, which is aimed at the UK and Ireland.

issue6 November 1996

database, elib, graphics, oasis, search technology, sosig, standards, url, wikipedia

The Portole Project: Supporting E-learning

Tracey Stanley, Mina Sotiriou and Matthew Dovey provide an overview of a project to produce tools to discover information resources and deploy them within a university VLE.

issue38 January 2004

algorithm, bibliographic data, cataloguing, data, database, digital library, dner, dublin core, e-learning, google, google search, html, ims, information architecture, infrastructure, internet explorer, jafer, java, jisc, jisc information environment, marc, marc21, metadata, microsoft, multimedia, open source, openurl, portal, portole, resource discovery, schema, scripting language, search technology, software, sql, sql server, standards, subject gateway, university of leeds, university of oxford, vle, web resources, xml, xml schema, xslt, z39.50

The Institutional Web Management Workshop 2004

Tracey Stanley reports on the 8th Institutional Web Management Workshop at the University of Birmingham over 27-29 July. The theme of this year's workshop was Transforming the Organisation.

issue41 October 2004

accessibility, amazon, blog, content management, e-business, e-learning, foaf, instant messaging, intranet, jisc, mobile, mp3, open source, oss watch, portal, research, social networks, software, university of leeds, usability, web accessibility initiative, web development, wiki

Search Engines Corner: Moving Up the Ranks

Tracey Stanley looks at how search engines rank their results.

issue12 November 1997

alt, browser, database, georgia institute of technology, graphics, html, research, search technology, standards, university of leeds, university of sydney, url, usability, visualisation, web browser

Search Engines Corner: Meta-search Engines

Tracey Stanley discusses the next level up from conventional search engines in the 'information food chain', which provide a sophisticated approach to searching across a number of databases.

issue14 March 1998

browser, data, database, flash, graphics, intellectual property, oasis, search technology, software, university of leeds, university of washington, url, web browser, windows

Search Engines Corner: Keyword Spamming - Cheat Your Way to the Top

Tracey Stanley shows how metadata can be abused to enhance the search engine ranking of Web pages.

issue10 July 1997

archives, html, search technology, university of leeds

Search Engines Corner: Finding UK and European Resources on the Web

Tracey Stanley looks at how to keep your search results coming from within particular geographic areas and thus save on bandwidth.

issue11 September 1997

database, elib, oasis, passwords, search technology, sosig, university of leeds, url

Search Engines Corner: Alta Vista LiveTopics

Tracey Stanley looks at Live Topics, a more flexible and user-controlled way of searching the Alta Vista Web Page index.

issue9 May 1997

browser, data, database, elib, internet explorer, java, plain text, search technology, software, theseus, ukoln, university of leeds, web browser, web standards, windows

Search Engines Corner

Tracey Stanley reviews 'Northern Light', which offers features not available elsewhere.

issue15 May 1998

copyright, database, search technology, standards, university of edinburgh, university of leeds, url, vocabularies, web resources

Search Engines

Tracey Stanley writes about "Ask Jeeves", a search engine which processes natural language enquiries.

issue17 September 1998

database, knowledge base, knowledge management, natural language processing, personalisation, search technology, university of leeds

Search Engine Corner

Tracey Stanley looks at 'Push', where a network-based service 'pushes' information to your machine, rather than you 'pulling' information from the service.

issue8 March 1997

browser, database, eevl, elib, internet explorer, java, microsoft, multimedia, research, search technology, software, standards, university of leeds, url, web browser, windows

Intelligent Searching Agents on the Web

Tracey Stanley describes Web-based Intelligent Searching Agents, and takes a closer look at a few examples you may wish to play with.

issue7 January 1997

browser, database, hypertext, jisc, research, search technology, software, university of leeds, web browser, windows

InfoSeek Ultra: (Yet Another) Web Search Engine

Tracey Stanley looks at InfoSeek Ultra, a new search engine which claims to allow searching on a index of 50 million Web pages.

issue5 September 1996

database, html, java, search technology, software, standards, url, web resources

Developing a Virtual Research Environment in a Portal Framework: The EVIE Project

Tracey Stanley provides an overview of the EVIE Project at the University of Leeds which was funded under the JISC Virtual Research Environments Programme.

issue51 April 2007

accessibility, archives, authentication, blog, british library, cataloguing, content management, curation, data, data set, database, digital preservation, dissemination, e-framework, framework, google, google docs, infrastructure, institutional repository, jisc, jisc information environment, open source, personalisation, portal, preservation, repositories, research, resource discovery, search technology, shibboleth, software, standards, tagging, taxonomy, university of leeds, university of york, uportal, virtual research environment, visualisation, vle, web 2.0

Alta Vista Vs. Lycos

Tracey Stanley presents the results of a detailed comparison of the two main search engines of today, Lycos and Alta Vista.

issue2 March 1996

cataloguing, database, foi, hypertext, search technology, software, standards, url
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