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This page provides an overview of 8 articles related to 'digital library', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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A digital library is a library in which collections are stored in digital formats (as opposed to print, microform, or other media) and accessible by computers. The digital content may be stored locally, or accessed remotely via computer networks. A digital library is a type of information retrieval system. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Digital library)

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Metadata related to 'digital library' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'digital library': 403 (23.1% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'digital library' across all Ariadne articles: 1744
  • Average number of references to 'digital library' per Ariadne article: 4.33
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'digital library': 1996-03
  • Trending factor of 'digital library': 20.9 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'digital library':

  1. jeffrey rydberg-cox (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. philip hunter (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. john maccoll (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. michael day (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. chris awre (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Web Editorial: Introduction to Issue 8

John Kirriemuir with the editorial for the Web version of Ariadne issue 8.

March 1997, issue8, editorial

Web Editorial: Goodbyeee

The Web editor, John Kirriemuir bows out after ten Ariadne issues.

July 1997, issue10, editorial

Research Elsewhere

John Kirriemuir gives calls attention to articles describing research of interest elsewhere.

July 1996, issue4, editorial

Libtech 96

John Kirriemuir and Isobel Stark with some notes and pictures from the main annual UK library exhibition: Libtech 96.

September 1996, issue5, event report

Establishing a Digital Library Centre

John Kirriemuir outlines some of the issues for the establishment of digital library centres in UK Higher Education institutions.

October 2001, issue29, feature article

Editorial Introduction to Issue 4: Changes to Ariadne and How to Read the Web Version

The editor explains changes in Ariadne format.

July 1996, issue4, editorial

Editorial Introduction to Issue 46: Ten Years of Pathfinding

John MacColl, Lorcan Dempsey and John Kirriemuir reflect in turn on the rationale and history of the founding of Ariadne.

February 2006, issue46, editorial

Convergence of Electronic Entertainment and Information Systems

John Kirriemuir explores the technology and impact of expanding internet access.

March 2000, issue23, feature article

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