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The University of Bristol is a university in Bristol, England. One of the so-called "red brick" universities, it received its Royal Charter in 1909, although its predecessor institution, University College, Bristol, had been in existence since 1876. Bristol is the most popular multifaculty university in the UK, with over 14 applicants vying for each place, and average A-level attainment of successful entrants of just under 4 grade As. For some of the most popular courses, such as Economics and Law, the applicant to place ratio is often as high as 40:1. The University has an annual turnover of £347m and is the largest independent employer in Bristol. The University is a member of the Russell Group, The European-wide Coimbra Group and the Worldwide Universities Network, of which the University's Vice-Chancellor Prof Eric Thomas was Chair (2005-2007). The University of Bristol has approximately 18,000 students. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Bristol)

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  • Number of articles referring to 'university of bristol': 100 (5.7% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'university of bristol' across all Ariadne articles: 194
  • Average number of references to 'university of bristol' per Ariadne article: 1.94
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'university of bristol': 1996-05
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ROADS: Resource Organisation and Discovery in Subject-Based Services

Rachel Heery, the ROADS Research Officer, describes this project from the Access to Network Resources area of the Electronic Libraries Programme. The deliverables of this project will constitute a large portion of the underlying software for most of the other projects in the same programme area, as well as other eLib and non-eLib projects, and therefore is one of the more crucial facets of the overall programme.

May 1996, issue3, project update

ELVIRA

Tessa Bruce from the ResIDe eLib project describes the recent high profile electronic libraries conference hosted by De Montfort University.

May 1996, issue3, event report

MIDRIB

Julian Cook describes a project that deals with the storage and access of medical images.

July 1996, issue4, project update

DESIRE: Development of a European Service for Information on Research and Education

Klaas Wierenga, the director of DESIRE, describes this pan-European project in which the academic network services of the UK have a large stake.

September 1996, issue5, project update

Wire: Interview with Jasper Tredgold

Jasper Tredgold is put under the virtual spotlight to answer a few questions via email.

September 1996, issue5, regular column

ILRT: The Institute for Learning and Research Technology

Gillian Austen, External Relations Manager at the recently founded Institute for Learning and Research Technology at the University of Bristol, gives an overview of its structure and objectives.

November 1996, issue6, project update

Late Night News: The Electronic Telegraph

A night in the life of the Electronic Telegraph. Emma Worsfold sits in on the editors' shift at ET.

March 1997, issue8, feature article

MIDRIB: Beyond Clip Art for Medicine

Betsy Anagnostelis and Sue Welsh describe the recent launch of the MIDRIB (Medical Images Digitised Reference Information Bank) project, and describe the medical image resource the project will create.

May 1997, issue9, feature article

Elvira 4: May 1997, Milton Keynes

Ian Bloor reports on the recently held Elvira (Electronic Library and Visual Information Research) event.

May 1997, issue9, event report

Planet SOSIG: DESIRE Training for the Distributed Internet Cataloguing Model

Lesly Huxley looks at the work of the project DESIRE: Training for the Distributed Internet Cataloguing Model.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

Planet SOSIG: Politically Correct - Editing the Politics Section of SOSIG

Heather Dawson from The British Library of Political and Economic Science talks about her role as a SOSIG Section Editor.

January 1998, issue13, regular column

Planet SOSIG: Regard

Sue Timmis introduces REGARD, a new research database now available on the World Wide Web.

March 1998, issue14, regular column

RDF Seminar

Matthew Dovey reports on the RDF seminar held in the Stakis Hotel, Bath.

May 1998, issue15, event report

Exploring Planet SOSIG: Law, Statistics and Demography

Planet SOSIG: Exploring Planet SOSIG: Law, Statistics and Demography: Janette Cochrane, Sue Pettit and Wendy White. Planet SOSIG continues its review of the main SOSIG subject sections, highlighting the resources that the Internet can offer to those working in the different fields of the social sciences.

September 1998, issue17, regular column

Web Focus: Institutional Web Management

Brian Kelly reports on the Netskills Institutional Web Management Workshop held in Newcastle.

September 1998, issue17, regular column

Internet Detective: BA Students Get on the Case

Emma Worsfold and Debra Hiom introduce their "Internet Detective" online tutorial, and BA students from the final year Information Management BA at Queen Margaret College, Edinburgh, review the site.

December 1998, issue18, feature article

The Technical Advisory Service for Images (TASI)

Karla Youngs describes what TASI is and the work that it is doing in building a common ‘Framework’ for digital imaging projects.

December 1998, issue18, feature article

Metadata: Cataloguing Theory and Internet Subject-based Information Gateways

Ann Chapman, Michael Day, and Debra Hiom compare library cataloguing concepts and ROADS Template creation.

December 1998, issue18, regular column

Exploring Planet SOSIG: Sociology

In this edition, Stuart Macwilliam, the section editor for Sociology, gives an overview of the resources likely to be found in his section. This is preceded by news of some 'mutual mirroring' across the Atlantic, involving SOSIG and the Internet Scout Project.

December 1998, issue18, regular column

Biz/Ed Bulletin

Kate Sharp and Libby Miller describe Business and Economics Resources on the Internet.

March 1999, issue19, regular column

Metadata: Image Retrieval

Michael Day reports on combining content-based and metadata-based approaches.

March 1999, issue19, regular column

Planet SOSIG

Karen Ford examines The Resource Guide, which aims to provide staff and students in HE with an overview of electronic services.

June 1999, issue20, regular column

Biz/Ed Bulletin: What Do You Want to Know?

Chris Mitchell and Martin Poulter introduce the Advice and Answers section of the CTI Economics Web site; and Kate Sharp explores Green Resources on the Web for Economics and Business

June 1999, issue20, regular column

Metadata: Workshop in Luxembourg

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

June 1999, issue20, regular column

JISC ASSIST

Jane Williams on the JISC awareness unit.

June 1999, issue20, regular column

Web Focus: Report on the WWW 8 Conference

Brian Kelly discusses WWW8 in Toronto, which took place in May 1999.

June 1999, issue20, tooled up

Planet SOSIG: Welfare Reform Digest

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

September 1999, issue21, regular column

Biz/ed Bulletin on Business and Economics

Libby Miller looks at recent changes to Biz/ed and describes some new sites.

September 1999, issue21, regular column

Web Watch: A Survey of Institutional Web Gateways

Brian Kelly surveys institutional web gateways.

December 1999, issue22, tooled up

Planet SOSIG

Justine Kitchen of the Resource Discovery Network Centre reports on the recent SOSIG relaunch, and Debra Hiom explores New Learning and Teaching Support Networks in the Social Sciences

March 2000, issue23, regular column

Planet SOSIG

Heather Dawson with news of the recently merged Social Science Librarians Group.

June 2000, issue24, regular column

Web Focus: Reflections On WWW9

Brian Kelly reports on the WWW9 conference, held in Amsterdam, in May 2000.

June 2000, issue24, tooled up

A Policy Context: eLib and the Emergence of the Subject Gateways

Derek Law and Lorcan Dempsey outline some of the features of the policy environment which led to the setting up of the influential 'subject gateways' as part of the UK Electronic Libraries Programme (eLib).

September 2000, issue25, feature article

ZOPE: Swiss Army Knife for the Web?

Paul Browning looks at this multiple authoring environment.

September 2000, issue25, feature article

Planet SOSIG: Internet Training for the Social Sciences

Debra Hiom and Emma Place announce the RDN virtual training suite.

September 2000, issue25, regular column

Web Focus: Institutional Web Management Workshop - The Joined Up Web

Brian Kelly reports on the "Institutional Web Management Workshop: The Joined-Up Web" event, held in Bath.

September 2000, issue25, tooled up

Planet SOSIG: Keeping Social Scientists Connected

Debra Hiom and Emma Place discuss work to keep social scientists connected.

January 2001, issue26, regular column

Planet SOSIG

Debra Hiom and Angela Joyce provide more updates on the Social Sciences Gateway, including a new range of European sites.

March 2001, issue27, regular column

Planet SOSIG: What's New in Politics?

Emma Place announces new training materials for the Web, Heather Dawson looks at at Web coverage of the recently run UK General Election and Chris Mitchell provides an update of activities from the Learning and Teaching Support Network Centre.

June 2001, issue28, regular column

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

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