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The University of Oxford (informally Oxford University, or simply Oxford) is a university in Oxford, United Kingdom. It is the second oldest surviving university in the world and the oldest in the English-speaking world. Oxford is a member of the Russell Group of research-led British universities, the Coimbra Group, the G5, the League of European Research Universities, and the International Alliance of Research Universities. It is also a core member of the Europaeum and forms part of the 'Golden Triangle' of British universities (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Oxford)

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  • Number of articles referring to 'university of oxford': 251 (14.4% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'university of oxford' across all Ariadne articles: 687
  • Average number of references to 'university of oxford' per Ariadne article: 2.74
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'university of oxford': 1996-05
  • Trending factor of 'university of oxford': 150.4 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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  1. michael a. fraser (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. asif akram (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. meriel patrick (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. luis martinez-uribe (see articles on this topic by this author)
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Digitizing Intellectual Property: The Oxford Scoping Study

Stuart Lee discusses the Mellon Digitization Scoping Study for Oxford University.

December 1999, issue22, feature article

Digitization: Do We Have a Strategy?

David Pearson suggests that the library sector should find a mechanism to put digitisation high on the agenda.

January 2002, issue30, feature article

Digital Resources for the Humanities

Alastair Dunning reviews for us this year's conference on Digital Resources in the Humanities held at the University of Newcastle over 5-8 September 2004.

October 2004, issue41, event report

Digital Museums: Braining Up Or Dumbing Down?

Marieke Napier went to find out at the mda's 'Beyond the Museum' colloquium.

June 2001, issue28, event report

Digital Curation: Digital Archives, Libraries and e-Science Seminar

Neil Beagrie and Philip Pothen report on the Digital Preservation day in October 2001, held in London.

January 2002, issue30, event report

Developing Research Excellence and Methods (DREaM) Project Launch Conference

Ray Harper reports on a one-day conference which launched the DREaM Project, held by the Library and Information Science Research Coalition in London on 19 July 2011.

March 2012, issue68, event report

Developing Portal Services and Evaluating How Users Want to Use Them: The CREE Project

Chris Awre, Matthew J Dovey, Jon Hunter, William Kilbride and Ian Dolphin describe the JISC-funded Contextual Resource Evaluation Environment (CREE) Project and its user and technical investigations to examine how users wish to use library search services.

October 2004, issue41, feature article

Developing Infrastructure for Research Data Management at the University of Oxford

James A. J. Wilson, Michael A. Fraser, Luis Martinez-Uribe, Paul Jeffreys, Meriel Patrick, Asif Akram and Tahir Mansoori describe the approaches taken, findings, and issues encountered while developing research data management services and infrastructure at the University of Oxford.

October 2010, issue65, feature article

dev8D: JISC Developer Happiness Days

Julian Cheal reports on the 5-day JISC's Developer Happiness Days event held at Birckbeck College, London over 16 - 21 February 2009.

January 2009, issue58, event report

DataFinder: A Research Data Catalogue for Oxford

Sally Rumsey and Neil Jefferies explain the context and the decisions guiding the development of DataFinder, a data catalogue for the University of Oxford.

July 2013, issue71, feature article

DataCite UK User Group Meeting

Alex Ball reports on the 2nd UK User Group meeting for DataCite, held at the British Library in London, in April 2011.

July 2011, issue67, event report

Data Services for the Sciences: A Needs Assessment

Brian Westra describes a data services needs assessment for science research staff at the University of Oregon.

July 2010, issue64, feature article

D-Lib

William Y. Arms, D-Lib publisher and Amy Friedlander, the editor, describe this successful Web-based magazine that carries more technically-minded articles on all aspects of digital/electronic libraries research.

September 1996, issue5, review

CTI (Computers in Teaching Initiative)

The CTI, set up in 1989, offers a UK-wide service to academic staff in higher education institutions through its network of 24 subject-based centres. Joyce Martin, acting head of the CTI Support Service, describes this HEFCE funded initiative.

September 1996, issue5, project update

Copyright Corner

Charles Oppenheim answers copyright queries.

September 1997, issue11, regular column

COPAC: The New Nationally Accessible Union Catalogue

Shirley Cousins introduces COPAC and discusses some of the issues involved in the ongoing development of a consolidated union OPAC.

March 1997, issue8, feature article

Collecting Born Digital Archives at the Wellcome Library

Chris Hilton and Dave Thompson discuss plans for work with born digital archival material at the Wellcome Library.

January 2007, issue50, feature article

Collaborations Workshop 2012: Software, Sharing and Collaboration in Oxford

Simon Choppin reports on a two-day software workshop held at The Queen’s College, Oxford over 21 - 22 March 2012.

April 2012, issue68, event report

Climbing the Scholarly Publishing Mountain With SHERPA

John MacColl and Stephen Pinfield explore the SHERPA project, which is concentrating on making e-prints available online.

October 2002, issue33, feature article

Capacity Building: Spoken Word at Glasgow Caledonian University

Iain Wallace, Graeme West and David Donald give an account of the origins, nature and establishment of Spoken Word Services at Glasgow Caledonian University.

July 2007, issue52, feature article

Can We Save Our Audio-visual Heritage?

Daniel Teruggi describes PrestoSpace, the new FP6 Integrated project for the preservation of our disappearing audio-visual heritage.

April 2004, issue39, feature article

BULISC '97

John Eyre reports on the Bournemouth University Library & Information Services Conference, New Tricks 2.

September 1997, issue11, event report

Building on BUILDER

Ian Upton explores the achievements of this Windows NT server based project.

January 2001, issue26, feature article

British Academy Symposium: Information Technology and Scholarly Disciplines

Seamus Ross provides the programme for a symposium which seeks to explore how information technology has affected research in the humanities and social sciences.

September 1996, issue5, news and events

Book Review: User Studies for Digital Library Development

Selenay Aytac reviews a collection of essays on user studies and digital library development that provides a concise overview of a variety of digital library projects and examines major research trends relating to digital libraries.

November 2012, issue70, review

Book Review: Understanding Open Source and Free Software Licensing

Mike Fraser asks whether a recent book on open source software licences will help him answer a few questions.

January 2005, issue42, review

Book Review: Understanding Information and Computation

Martin White reviews a very individual perspective on the extent to which the growth and structure of the World Wide Web is governed by the fundamental laws of physics and mathematics.

November 2012, issue70, review

Book Review: The University of Google

Judy Reading reviews a work that may engender considerable debate in months to come.

January 2008, issue54, review

Book Review: The Accidental Taxonomist

Emma Tonkin takes a look at a book on the work of the taxonomist and notes both merits and disappointments.

October 2010, issue65, review

Book Review: Managing Research Data

Sally Rumsey reviews a book which describes and explains the topics of interest central to practitioners involved with research data management.

July 2012, issue69, review

Book Review: Information Need - A Theory Connecting Information Search to Knowledge Formation

Brian Whalley reviews a book about a new theory of ‘information need’ that builds upon the ideas of Allen and Taylor from the 1960s to provide a basis for information searching.

July 2012, issue69, review

Book Review: I, Digital – A History Devoid of the Personal?

Chris Rusbridge reviews an edited volume that aims to fill a gap in ‘literature designed specifically to guide archivists’ thinking about personal digital materials’.

July 2012, issue69, review

Book Review: Essential Law for Information Professionals

Stuart Hannabuss picks another winner but wonders whether legal essentialism is enough for information professionals.

October 2006, issue49, review

Book Review: Digital Information Culture

Stuart Hannabuss analyses a very useful addition to the realm of information, knowledge and library studies.

April 2008, issue55, review

Book Review: Delete - The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age

Pete Cliff hopes he'll not forget this marvellous book, even when the author seems to suggest it might be better if he did!

January 2010, issue62, review

Book Review: Crisis Information Management

Emma Tonkin offers a review of a thought-provoking overview of crisis informatics.

July 2013, issue71, review

Book Review: Copyright Compliance

Stuart Hannabuss argues that the book's online big sister, Keeping Within the Law (KWtL), launched at the same time, is really the place to go and the source to buy.

July 2008, issue56, review

Book Review: ARIST 39 - Annual Review of Information Science and Technology

Michael Day reviews another recent volume of this key annual publication on information science and technology.

February 2006, issue46, review

Book Review: Approximately 97 Things

Pete Cliff learns something new in this 'Open Source' book every time he makes the tea.

April 2010, issue63, review

Book Review: Ajax in Oracle JDeveloper

Pete Cliff finds aspects of this work useful and interesting, but he also expresses some serious reservations.

October 2009, issue61, review

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