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This page provides an overview of 255 articles related to 'resource discovery', 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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Resource discovery encompasses locating and retrieving information in large, complex networked environments, including the internet. As volume increases year on year, digital information can be increasingly hard to find. JISC's resource discovery work seeks to provide advanced technical solutions that can help users within academia find their way through volumes of information, and more easily access published material. (Excerpt from this source)

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

  • Number of articles referring to 'resource discovery': 255 (14.6% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'resource discovery' across all Ariadne articles: 542
  • Average number of references to 'resource discovery' per Ariadne article: 2.13
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'resource discovery': 1996-01
  • Trending factor of 'resource discovery': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'resource discovery':

  1. renato iannella (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. paul miller (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. roddy macleod (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. lorcan dempsey (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. michael day (see articles on this topic by this author)

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News from the Resource Discovery Network

Simon Jennings and Philip Pothen on the new RDN workbook and extensions to the RDN Virtual Training Suite.

April 2002, issue31, regular column

EEVL-ution to a Portal

Roddy Macleod on the hub's 'EEVL-ution' to a portal.

April 2002, issue31, regular column

First Impressions of Ex Libris's Metalib: Talking about a Revolution?

Nick Lewis outlines key issues in the implementation of a cross-searching portal using Metalib.

July 2002, issue32, feature article

Collection Description in Focus

Clare McVeigh and Dierdre Wildy: A Report on the Collection Description Focus Workshops, Nov 2001-Mar 2002

July 2002, issue32, feature article

Planet SOSIG

Debra Hiom with a report which covers: the launch of Citizenship Past; a new VTS Tutorial for European Studies; and an update on the SOSIG Portals Project.

July 2002, issue32, regular column

EEVL

Roddy Macleod on EEVL's engagement with RSS channels.

July 2002, issue32, regular column

The Information Grid

Ariadne reports on a one-day workshop on 'an interoperable environment to support research, learning and teaching' held at the e-Science Institute in Edinburgh, April 30, 2002.

July 2002, issue32, event report

5 Step Guide to Becoming a Content Provider in the JISC Information Environment

Andy Powell describes steps which content providers can take to integrate their resources into the JISC IE.

October 2002, issue33, feature article

EEVL: Resident EEVL

Roddy MacLeod provides an update on the EEVL project. Among other things he explains how the EEVL cross-search facility can be run from user pages.

October 2002, issue33, regular column

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.

October 2002, issue33, event report

Digital Libraries in China

Liz Lyon reports on the International Digital Library Conference held in Beijing in July 2002.

October 2002, issue33, event report

OCLC-SCURL: Collaboration, Integration and Recombinant Potential

Pete Johnston reports on the New Directions in Metadata conference, 15-16 August, in Edinburgh

October 2002, issue33, event report

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

October 2002, issue33, news and events

Sharing History of Science and Medicine Gateway Metadata Using OAI-PMH

David Little outlines the resource sharing arrangements between the MedHist gateway and the Humbul hub, using the OAI Protocol for Metadata Harvesting, and some of the issues it has raised.

January 2003, issue34, feature article

Exposing Information Resources for E-learning

Steve Richardson and Andy Powell on Harvesting and searching IMS metadata using both the OAI Protocol for Metadata Harvesting, and the Z39.50 Protocol.

January 2003, issue34, feature article

Public Libraries: Creating Websites for E-citizens -The Public Library Web Managers Workshop 2002

Penny Garrod reports on the Public Library Web Managers workshop, November 2002, held in Bath.

January 2003, issue34, event report

EEVL: Search Me!

Roddy MacLeod supplies guidance on the large range of available EEVL search options.

January 2003, issue34, regular column

Review: The Digital Factor in Information and Library Services

Book review by Bruce Royan.

January 2003, issue34, review

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

January 2003, issue34, news and events

Editorial Introduction to Issue 35: The Art and Craft of Portalage

Philip Hunter provides an editorial introduction to Ariadne 35.

April 2003, issue35, editorial

ePrints UK: Developing a National E-prints Archive

Ruth Martin describes the technical work of the ePrints UK project, and outlines the non-technical issues that must also be addressed if the project is to deliver a national e-prints service

April 2003, issue35, feature article

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.

April 2003, issue35, feature article

Access Management: The Key to a Portal - The Experience of the Subject Portals Project

Francisco Pinto and Michael Fraser report on the experience of the Subject Portals Project.

April 2003, issue35, feature article

What Features in a Portal?

Geoff Butters analyses the features found in various types of portal, and includes a comparison with the planned features for the JISC Subject Portals.

April 2003, issue35, feature article

Free Full-text E-journals and EEVL's Engineering E-journal Search Engine

Nicola Harrison and Roddy MacLeod describe what EEVL has to offer in the area of e-journals.

April 2003, issue35, regular column

Collection Description Focus Showcase: Mapping the Information Landscape

Verity Brack reports on this one-day showcase of Collection Description projects and services held at the British Library, London, 25 March 2003.

April 2003, issue35, event report

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

April 2003, issue35, news and events

Mapping the JISC IE Service Landscape

Andy Powell provides a graphical representation of how some well-known services, projects and software applications fit within the JISC Information Environment technical architecture.

July 2003, issue36, feature article

Just a Distraction?: External Content in Institutional Portals

Ruth Martin and Liz Pearce reflect on stakeholders' views of external resources within institutional portals and highlight the findings of recent PORTAL Project research.

July 2003, issue36, feature article

EEVL News and Enhancements

Roddy MacLeod and Lesa Ng provide us with the news and developments from EEVL.

July 2003, issue36, regular column

WebWatch: An Update on Search Engines Used in UK University Web Sites

Brian Kelly provides an update of his survey of search engines used in UK Universities.

July 2003, issue36, regular column

The Bath Profile Four Years On: What's Being Done in the UK?

Fraser Nicolaides gives us his take on the conference to review the implementation of the Bath Profile in the UK, July 2003.

July 2003, issue36, event report

Book Review: Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, Volume 36

Michael Day takes a detailed look at the structure and content of this hardy annual.

July 2003, issue36, review

Updated JISC Guides Are Now Available

Emma Beer describes the new JISC Resource Guides.

October 2003, issue37, feature article

Delivering OAI Records As RSS: An IMesh Toolkit Module for Facilitating Resource Sharing

Monica Duke provides an overview of a means of providing records in RSS through the use of an IMesh Toolkit module that supports resource sharing. The content of this article was presented at the 4th Open Archives Forum Workshop

October 2003, issue37, feature article

Towards a Typology for Portals

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

October 2003, issue37, feature article

Planet SOSIG

Anne Dimond and Angela Joyce send further news from the planet of social sciences.

October 2003, issue37, regular column

EEVL News

Roddy MacLeod describes how EEVL is putting RSS to work.

October 2003, issue37, regular column

Web Focus: Widening the Focus for the Future

Brian Kelly reviews the history of the Web Focus post and describes funding changes which gives Web Focus a much wider remit.

October 2003, issue37, tooled up

OAI: The Fourth Open Archives Forum Workshop

Manjula Patel provides us with an overview of the 4th Open Archives Forum Workshop.

October 2003, issue37, event report

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