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Wire: Brian Kelly

Brian Kelly is put under the virtual spotlight to answer a few questions via email on his past, present, and thoughts on matters networking.

July 1996, issue4, regular column

View from the Hill

John MacColl meets Ian Kingston, a freelance copy-editor, proof-reader and typesetter.

July 1996, issue4, regular column

Public Libraries Corner

Sarah Ormes gives a detailed account of the recent Public Libraries in the Information Society Workshop.

July 1996, issue4, regular column

Moral Rights

Charles Oppenheim describes the issues and pitfalls in this often overlooked area of copyright legislation. If you are involved in any digital libraries project that deals with other peoples' material held in an electronic form, read this article.

July 1996, issue4, regular column

Minotaur

Dinty Moore, author of The Emperor's Virtual Clothes, worries about who will be the gatekeepers of online information in the future.

July 1996, issue4, regular column

Interface

John MacColl talks to Peter Nathan, acting president and distinguished professor of psychology at the University of Iowa.

July 1996, issue4, regular column

Down Your Way

Alison Kilgour checks out the Internet Resource Centre in Heriot-Watt University.

July 1996, issue4, regular column

Down Your Very Long Way Away

J. Correia describes the use of the Internet in Macau.

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Burnside Writes

John Burnside takes his first tentative step in Web page creation.

July 1996, issue4, regular column

Around the Table

Ian Budden points to resources for humanities scholars.

July 1996, issue4, regular column

project update
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TLTP: Teaching and Learning Technology Programme

Joanna Tiley describes TLTP. The Teaching and Learning Technology Programme, funded by the UK Higher Education Funding Councils of the UK, is a collection of 70+ projects aimed to 'make teaching and learning more productive and efficient by harnessing modern technology'.

July 1996, issue4, project update

The Importance of Advanced Communications Technologies and Services (ACTS): The European Connection

David Kay describes ACTS, the Advanced Communications Technologies and Services, a programme under the European Community 4th Framework Research & Technology Development Programme, consisting of around 120 projects.

July 1996, issue4, project update

TAPin: Training and Awareness Programme in Networks

Kay Flatten outlines the training and awareness project that focuses on universities in the Midlands area.

July 1996, issue4, project update

ResIDe: Electronic Reserve for UK Universities

Tessa Bruce describes an electronic reserve system at the University of the West of England.

July 1996, issue4, project update

NHS Libraries: At Home on the Web

Ben Toth describes the establishment and maintenance of a regional Health Web site.

July 1996, issue4, project update

MIDRIB

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

July 1996, issue4, project update

Libtech '96: eLib goes to Libtech '96

John Kirriemuir gives a brief overview of the eLib presence at the Libtech '96 event.

July 1996, issue4, project update

JILT: Journal of Information, Law and Technology

Nicola Clare presents the case for an electronic journal in law.

July 1996, issue4, project update

IMPEL2: What Is eLib Doing to Us All?

Catherine Edwards describes the IMPEL2 project, from the Supporting Studies area of the programme.

July 1996, issue4, project update

ILEJ: Internet Library of Early Journals

Hugh Wellesley-Smith turns back the clock with a description of the Internet Library for early journals digitisation project.

July 1996, issue4, project update

Centre for Database Access Research (CEDAR): The Huddersfield Connection

Steve Pollitt describes the history and research behind CEDAR, the Centre for Database Access Research, which specialises in work on the design of interfaces for information retrieval systems.

July 1996, issue4, project update

Best eLib Project Web Pages

In the spring, we held a competition for those eLib projects that had, to date, produced and mounted their own set of Web pages. Here, we announce the winner...

July 1996, issue4, project update

odds and ends
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Sideline: Skinheads in Cambridge

In Sideline, people give an alternative view of conference attendance. Jim Huntingford is Subject Librarian for Accountancy, Management and Law at The University of Abertay, Dundee.

July 1996, issue4, odds and ends

Poem: Aurelia Aurita

Ralph Hancock with this issue's poem. This poem appears in the Web magazine Living Poets , Volume 1, Number VII, April 1996. It is reprinted by permission of the editor.

July 1996, issue4, odds and ends

Cartoon

New cartoon work by Malcolm Campbell.

July 1996, issue4, odds and ends

feature article
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Serving the Arts and Humanities

Dan Greenstein gives an extensive description of AHDS, the Arts and Humanities Data Service: its objectives, organisation, and how the data will be collected, preserved and described..

July 1996, issue4, feature article

Globally Yours

Hazel Gott gives a brief overview of the Follett Lecture Series, where overseas experts in the fields of Library and Information Science speak in various UK locations.

July 1996, issue4, feature article

Charging Ahead?

Ruth Jenkins summarises Richard Lucier's Follett Lecture Series talk on charging in HE Libraries.

July 1996, issue4, feature article

Are They Being Served?

Lynne Brindley, Chair of JISC's new committee on electronic information, writes on the fundamental issue of networked information user's needs.

July 1996, issue4, feature article

editorial
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Research Elsewhere

John Kirriemuir gives calls attention to articles describing research of interest elsewhere.

July 1996, issue4, editorial

Editorial Introduction to Issue 4: Changes to Ariadne and How to Read the Web Version

The editor explains changes in Ariadne format.

July 1996, issue4, editorial

tooled up
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Netskills Kit 1

Walter Scales describes the rationale behind, and development of, the first Netskills Training Kit.

July 1996, issue4, tooled up

Netskills Corner: Redesigning Your Web Pages?

Brian Kelly gives some sensible advice on designing (or, as is more likely, redesigning) Web pages.

July 1996, issue4, tooled up

Cashing in on Caching

Jon Knight and Martin Hamilton describe Caching, possibly the most crucial tool available to frequent Web users, and point out why libraries should be aware of it.

July 1996, issue4, tooled up

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Netlinks Symposium

Sarah Ashton reports from the Netlinks Symposium, organised by the Netlinks eLib project and the Department of Information Studies in the University of Sheffield.

July 1996, issue4, event report

JUGL

Emma Wright put on her woolies and went to Preston to report on the annual JUGL (JANET User Group for Libraries) conference.

July 1996, issue4, event report

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