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UKOLN is a centre of expertise in digital information management, providing advice and services to the library, information, education and cultural heritage communities. UKOLN is based at the University of Bath and is funded by the JISC as well as project funding from JISC and the European Union. UKOLN's main work is: influencing policy and informing practice; promoting community-building and consensus making by actively raising awareness; advancing knowledge through research and development; building innovative systems and services based on Web technologies; acting as an agent for knowledge transfer. Its specialist areas include metadata and interoperability. It also publishes the Ariadne (Web magazine), targeted principally at information science professionals in academia, archives, libraries and museums. UKOLN also organises many events, including the annual Institutional Web Management Workshop. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: UKOLN)

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

  • Number of articles referring to 'ukoln': 587 (33.7% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'ukoln' across all Ariadne articles: 1494
  • Average number of references to 'ukoln' per Ariadne article: 2.55
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'ukoln': 1996-01
  • Trending factor of 'ukoln': 18.7 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'ukoln':

  1. brian kelly (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. marieke guy (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. philip hunter (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. andy powell (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. paul miller (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Open Repositories 2008

Mahendra Mahey reports on the third international Open Repositories 2008 Conference, held at the School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton in April 2008.

July 2008, issue56, event report

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

OpenURL Meeting

Linda Humphreys Frances Boyle and Andy Powell give us a description of the OpenURL Meeting held in London, September 2003.

October 2003, issue37, event report

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.

January 2004, issue38, event report

Performance and Security: Notes for System Administrators

Performance and Security - Notes for System Administrators: Andy Powell offers some hints and tips on the performance and security aspects of running electronic library services on UNIX based machines.

March 1997, issue8, tooled up

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

Personalization of Web Services: Opportunities and Challenges

Monica Bonett gives an overview of personalization on the World Wide Web and discusses ideas for development within resource discovery systems.

June 2001, issue28, feature article

PICK: Library and Information Science Resources on the Internet

In 1995, the Thomas Parry Library, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, won funding for PICK, a project to build a gateway to quality resources in the LIS field. Here, Andrew Cox describes this gateway, and reviews the project's achievements at the end of the first year.

September 1996, issue5, project update

Piloting Web Conferencing Software: Experiences and Challenges

Julian Prior and Marie Salter report on their experiences piloting Elluminate Live! at the University of Bath.

July 2011, issue67, feature article

Planet SOSIG: Asking Questions - The CASS Social Survey Question Bank

Adam Guy writes about the Question Bank service.

December 1999, issue22, regular column

Planet SOSIG: Welfare Reform Digest

Jennie Grimshaw gives a personal account of the creation of the Welfare reform digest.

September 1999, issue21, regular column

Poem and Cartoon

March 1996, issue2, odds and ends

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

Practical Clumping: Mick Ridley on the BOPAC System

Mick Ridley discusses the BOPAC system.

June 1999, issue20, feature article

Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) Fall Meeting

Paul Walk reports on the Sun-PASIG winter meeting held in Baltimore, USA on 18-20 November 2008.

January 2009, issue58, event report

Preservation of Web Resources: Making a Start

Stephen Emmott reports on a one-day workshop aimed at all those interested in issues relating to institutional Web resource preservation. The event was held by the JISC-PoWR team at the University of London in June 2008.

July 2008, issue56, event report

Print Editorial: Introduction to Issue 18

Lyndon Pugh presents the editorial from issue 18 of Ariadne's print version.

December 1998, issue18, editorial

Public Libraries

Penny Garrod's first outing in Ariadne as Public Libraries Focus.

January 2002, issue30, regular column

Public Libraries

Penny Garrod gives her view of day two of the Public Library Authorities Conference 2003

October 2003, issue37, regular column

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

Public Libraries Corner

Sally Criddle reports on Resurrection: a new life for powerful public libraries.

July 1998, issue16, regular column

Public Libraries Corner

Sarah Ormes and David Potts shed light on the what exactly the Networked Policy Taskgroup does.

December 1998, issue18, regular column

Public Libraries Corner: A Public Library Metadata Initiative

Sally Criddle introduces an initiative to extend current developments in the use of metadata to the public library community.

September 1997, issue11, regular column

Public Libraries Corner: An Internet Open Day

Sally Criddle describes a World Wide Web training event organised by UKOLN and the University of Bath for the 1997 National Libraries Week.

March 1998, issue14, regular column

Public Libraries Corner: Ask A Librarian

Sarah Ormes reviews the online reference query service that EARL has developed which draws on the cooperation of 40 libraries around the country.

January 1998, issue13, regular column

Public Libraries Corner: Elvis Is Alive and Well and Selling Library Management Systems in Kansas City

Sarah Ormes reports from the American Public Library Association conference in Missouri.

May 1998, issue15, regular column

Public Libraries Corner: MODELS 5 Workshop Report and Futures

Sarah Ormes gives a report on the recent MODELS 5 workshop and its outcomes.

May 1997, issue9, regular column

Public Libraries Corner: Soul and Song

Lorcan Dempsey writes about the recent report: New Library: the People's Network.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

Public Libraries Corner: Stories from the Web

Sarah Ormes talks about an exciting new BLRIC funded children's library project.

July 1997, issue10, regular column

Public Libraries Corner: Treasure Island on the Web

Sarah Ormes looks at children's libraries and literacy, and describes the Treasure Island Web pages, a resource that shows how the potential of the Web can be used to make classic texts more accessible to a younger audience.

November 1996, issue6, regular column

Public Libraries: 2003, 2004: A Backward Glance and Thoughts on the Future

Penny Garrod looks at some of the broader issues affecting public libraries and information professionals.

January 2004, issue38, regular column

Public Libraries: Building Better Library Services

Penny Garrod on the recently published Audit Commission Report: Building Better Library Services.

July 2002, issue32, regular column

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

Public Libraries: I Just Got Back from the Windy City..

Sarah Ormes reports on the recent American Library Association conference held in Chicago.

September 2000, issue25, regular column

Public Libraries: Lights Out and Silver Boots on

Sarah Ormes with her predictions for the future of Public Libraries and the Internet.

March 2001, issue27, regular column

Public Libraries: Managing the Virtual Branch

Sarah Ormes reports on the recent Public Libraries Web Managers Workshop held in the University of Bath.

January 2001, issue26, event report

Public Libraries: The Changing Face of the Public Library

Penny Garrod looks at developments in Hampshire and comments on the shape of things to come.

April 2004, issue39, regular column

Public Libraries: United We Stand

Penny Garrod on current developments in the Public Library world.

October 2002, issue33, regular column

Public Libraries: Virtual Library - False Dawn?

Frank Webster and Lorcan Dempsey exchange views on virtual libraries.

June 1999, issue20, regular column

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