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Standardization is the process of developing and implementing technical standards. The goals of standardization can be to help with independence of single suppliers (commoditization), compatibility, interoperability, safety, repeatability, or quality. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Standardisation)

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

  • Number of articles referring to 'standardisation': 87 (5.0% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'standardisation' across all Ariadne articles: 145
  • Average number of references to 'standardisation' per Ariadne article: 1.67
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'standardisation': 1996-07
  • Trending factor of 'standardisation': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'standardisation':

  1. sarah currier (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. brian kelly (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. andy powell (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. theo van veen (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. jonathan hassell (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Metadata for the Masses

Paul Miller describes Dublin Core and several ideas for how it can be implemented.

September 1996, issue5, tooled up

Metadata: Preservation 2000

Michael Day reports on the Digital Preservation conference held in York in December 2000.

January 2001, issue26, event report

Metadata: Workshop in Luxembourg

Michael Day and Andy Stone report on the Third Metadata Workshop in Luxembourg.

June 1999, issue20, regular column

Metadiversity

Michael Day on a Biodiversity conference in the States interested in Metadata.

December 1998, issue18, event report

Multi-media and Image Handling: The future is Textless

Marieke Napier on a DTI multimedia day in London in November 2001.

January 2002, issue30, event report

Never Waste a Good Crisis: Innovation and Technology in Institutions

Tore Hoel reports on the CETIS 2010 Conference, 15 - 16 November 2010 at the National College for Leadership of Schools and Childrens' Services Conference Centre, Nottingham.

January 2011, issue66, event report

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

July 2004, issue40, news and events

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

April 2005, issue43, news and events

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

October 2005, issue45, news and events

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

April 2007, issue51, news and events

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

April 2010, issue63, news and events

Open Repositories 2009

Adrian Stevenson reports on the four-day annual Open Repositories conference held at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, GA, USA over 18 - 21 May 2009.

July 2009, issue60, event report

OpenResolver: A Simple OpenURL Resolver

Andy Powell describes UKOLN's OpenResolver, a freely available demonstration OpenURL resolver.

June 2001, issue28, feature article

Persistent Identifiers: Considering the Options

Emma Tonkin looks at the current landscape of persistent identifiers, describes several current services, and examines the theoretical background behind their structure and use.

July 2008, issue56, feature article

Public Libraries and Community Networks: Linking Futures Together?

Malabika Das argues public libraries and community networks have a future together.

December 1999, issue22, feature article

Railway Industry Resources on the Internet

Review: The Intellectual Foundation of Information Organization

March 2000, issue23, tooled up

Research Libraries and the Power of the Co-operative

John MacColl considers the 'co-operative imperative' upon research libraries, and describes the work which the former Research Libraries Group is undertaking as part of OCLC.

April 2008, issue55, feature article

Retooling Libraries for the Data Challenge

Dorothea Salo examines how library systems and procedures need to change to accommodate research data.

July 2010, issue64, feature article

Rights Management and Digital Library Requirements

Karen Coyle describes some aspects of rights expression languages favoured by the commercial content industries and how these may differ from the rights needs of digital libraries.

July 2004, issue40, feature article

Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG): Vector Graphics for the Web

David Duce discusses the World Wide Web Consortium's Scalable Vector Graphics markup language for 2 dimensional graphics.

June 2001, issue28, feature article

Scientific, Industrial, and Cultural Heritage: A Shared Approach

Lorcan Dempsey presents a research framework for libraries, archives and museums prepared for the European Commission.

December 1999, issue22, feature article

Serving Services in Web 2.0

Theo van Veen shows with the help of an example, how standardised descriptions of services can help users control the integration of services from different providers.

April 2006, issue47, feature article

Spinning a Semantic Web for Metadata: Developments in the IEMSR

Emma Tonkin and Alexey Strelnikov reflect on the experience of developing components for the Information Environment Metadata Schema Registry.

April 2009, issue59, feature article

The (Digital) Library Environment: Ten Years After

Lorcan Dempsey considers how the digital library environment has changed in the ten years since Ariadne was first published.

February 2006, issue46, feature article

The 2008 Mashed Museum Day and UK Museums on the Web Conference

Mia Ridge reports on the Mashed Museum day and the Museums Computer Group UK Museums on the Web Conference, held at the University of Leicester in June 2008.

July 2008, issue56, event report

The AHDS Is Evolving: Changes at the Arts and Humanities Data Service

Alastair Dunning describes the changes afoot at the AHDS and how it intends to adapt to the changes in both technology and the needs of its stakeholders.

January 2004, issue38, feature article

The European Film Gateway

Georg Eckes and Monika Segbert describe a Best Practice Network funded under the eContentplus Programme of the European Commission, which is building a portal for access to film archival resources in Europe.

January 2009, issue58, feature article

The Future of Interoperability and Standards in Education: A JISC CETIS Event

Sarah Currier reports on an international working meeting involving a range of educational interoperability standards bodies and communities, organised by JISC CETIS.

January 2010, issue62, event report

The Historic Hospitals Admission Records Project

Sue Hawkins and Andrea Tanner describe a ground-breaking Web site using children's hospital admission registers.

July 2009, issue60, feature article

The JOIN-UP Programme: Seminar on Linking Technologies

Sandy Shaw reports on a seminar bringing together experts in the field of linking technology for JISC's JOIN-UP Programme.

June 2001, issue28, event report

The Networked Library Service Layer: Sharing Data for More Effective Management and Cooperation

Janifer Gatenby identifies criteria for determining which data in various library systems could be more beneficially shared and managed at a network level.

July 2008, issue56, feature article

The OpenURL and OpenURL Framework: Demystifying Link Resolution

Ann Apps reports on a conference about current and future uses of the proposed OpenURL Framework Standard Z39.88-2004.

January 2004, issue38, tooled up

The SURF Foundation

Jaqueline Pieters describes the evolution of the SURF Foundation, a major IT co-ordination service for the Dutch academic sector.

September 1996, issue5, project update

The Video Active Consortium: Europe's Television History Online

Johan Oomen and Vassilis Tzouvaras provide an insight into the background and development of the Video Active Portal which offers access to television heritage material from leading archives across Europe.

October 2007, issue53, feature article

Theory and Practice of the Virtual University

Neil Pollock and James Cornford report on UK universities use of new technologies.

June 2000, issue24, feature article

Turning on the Lights for the User: NISO Discovery to Delivery Forum

Laura Akerman and Kim Durante report on Discovery to Delivery, Creating a First-Class User Experience, a NISO Forum on today's information seekers and current standards developments held in March 2010 at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center.

April 2010, issue63, event report

Unicode and Historic Scripts

Deborah Anderson provides us an overview of the progress made in bringing historic scripts to the Unicode Standard.

October 2003, issue37, feature article

Usability Inspection of Digital Libraries

Lorraine Paterson and Boon Low highlight findings from the usability inspection report conducted for the UX2.0 research project.

April 2010, issue63, feature article

View from the Hill

Lyndon Pugh interviews Anne Mumford, head of JISC ASSIST.

May 1998, issue15, regular column

Web Focus: HTML is Dead!

HTML is Dead: Brian Kelly explains why this is, and why it is a good thing.

March 2001, issue27, tooled up

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