Overview of content related to 'ukoln' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/118/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=penny%20garrod&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Public Libraries: Weblogs: Do They Belong in Libraries? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/public-libraries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/public-libraries#author1">Penny Garrod</a> takes a look at weblogs and weblogging activities in libraries and considers some of the ways they can be used to support public library users.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Weblogs_in_Education">Weblogs in Education</h2> <p>Weblogs and weblogging, blogs and blogging - many terms are used to describe this increasingly popular Web-based activity, but is a library Web site the right place to host a weblog? Are weblogs simply another trendy tool for those with time to spare and something to say? Consider this from the BBC news Web site:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/public-libraries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 regular column penny garrod bbc google nhs ukoln university of bath university of oxford university of sheffield blog digital library national library portfolio rss search technology software web development Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1058 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Public Libraries: The Changing Face of the Public Library http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/public-libraries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue39/public-libraries#author1">Penny Garrod</a> looks at developments in Hampshire and comments on the shape of things to come.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><!-- <p><strong>The "wonderfulness of public libraries is inarguable" says Deborah Moggagh on BBC Radio - but are there enough books? </strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/public-libraries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue39 regular column penny garrod bbc google ukoln university of california berkeley cataloguing digital library ebook framework google search mobile multimedia research search technology vocabularies Thu, 29 Apr 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1032 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Public Libraries: 2003, 2004: A Backward Glance and Thoughts on the Future http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue38/public-libraries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue38/public-libraries#author1">Penny Garrod</a> looks at some of the broader issues affecting public libraries and information professionals.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Spam_privacy_and_the_law">Spam, privacy and the law</h2> <p>Another year gone and the millennium celebrations and Y2K bug already seem to belong to some dim and distant technological past.</p> <p>As 2003 drew to a close the spotlight was on the use and abuse of Information Technology: never was so much havoc caused by so few. The language employed by the media to describe events in the online world reflected global concerns about warfare and disease. Viruses, worms and trojan horses 'infected' and 'invaded' international networks, and a 'war' on spam was declared.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue38/public-libraries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue38 regular column penny garrod amazon bbc british library cilip jisc loughborough university microsoft ukoln university of bath jisc information environment archives bibliographic data cataloguing collection development data digitisation e-government e-learning ebook ict identifier infrastructure mobile mp3 operating system privacy rfid sms software uri wiki wireless Fri, 30 Jan 2004 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1010 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Ebooks in UK Libraries: Where Are We Now? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/garrod <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/garrod#author1">Penny Garrod</a> brings us up to date on developments in ebooks.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"I suspect that more words are being published about the ebook phenomenon in print than have actually been placed into ebooks so far." </em>[<a href="#1">1</a>]</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/garrod" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 feature article penny garrod glasgow caledonian university jisc loughborough university microsoft nhs oclc sconul sun microsystems ukoln university of cambridge university of huddersfield university of oxford project gutenberg adobe aggregation archives authentication bibliographic data cataloguing cd-rom collection development copyright data database digital audio digital library drm e-government e-learning ebook framework further education higher education identifier marc21 mobile mobile phone mp3 operating system passwords portal resource sharing safari software standards url web resources Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 990 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Public Libraries http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/public-libraries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/public-libraries#author1">Penny Garrod</a> gives her view of day two of the Public Library Authorities Conference 2003</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>Question: How many librarians does it take to change a light bulb?<br />Answer: Er,.. Change?</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/public-libraries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 regular column penny garrod british library the national archives ukoln ergo archives cloud computing copyright data digitisation framework software url Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 994 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Framework for the Future: Access to Digital Skills and Services (Including e-Government) http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue36/public-libraries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue36/public-libraries#author1">Penny Garrod</a> examines further this government blueprint and argues that some have to walk before they can run.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>"Unless public services cooperate, broadband Britain will be going nowhere" [<a href="#1">1</a>]. "Libraries are sleepwalking to disaster: it's time they woke up" [<a href="#2">2</a>]. Warnings, predictions of failure or even extinction seem to be a recurring theme on email lists, news alerting services, think-tank reports and in the media. Some refer to public sector failings in general, whilst others attempt to raise the collective public library conscience and consciousness, and galvanise people into action.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue36/public-libraries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue36 regular column penny garrod bbc cilip google loughborough university ukoln isle jisc information environment archives copyright database e-government e-learning ebook framework further education higher education ict metadata search technology url web services Tue, 29 Jul 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 970 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Creating Websites for e-Citizens: the Public Library Web Managers Workshop 2002 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/public-libraries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In the first of a series of articles, <a href="/issue35/public-libraries#author1">Penny Garrod</a> takes us through some of the choices confronting UK public libraries, and begins by looking at the ramifications of the DCMS report "Framework for the future".</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>What is the primary role and function of the public library in 21st Century Britain? Are public libraries in danger of trying to do too many things? Are they trying to please all of the people all of the time? How can the People's Network be sustained post-lottery funding? What is special about public libraries - do they have a Unique Selling Point? Are traditional, book-based services being run down as the focus switches to ICT and e-everything?</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/public-libraries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue35 regular column penny garrod cilip google ukoln west sussex county council blog document format e-government e-learning framework ict research url Tue, 29 Apr 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 948 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Review: Do We Want to Keep Our Newspapers? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/garrod-review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue35/garrod-review#author1">Penny Garrod</a> reviews a book on libraries published by Office for Humanities Communication Publications.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>If you want to get people to read a set of conference papers, and to engage with the topic covered - then pick a title in the form of a question. Do we want to keep our newspapers? - anyone with an interest in the media, and the power of the press in particular, will want to dip in to this slim illustrated collection to find out what it's all about. Readers will want to know if there is a consensus about the retention of newspapers, why it is an issue, which newspapers are we talking about in this instance, and who is charged with keeping them, or failing to keep them.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/garrod-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue35 review penny garrod british library institute of historical research library of congress ukoln university of cambridge university of london database digitisation research url Tue, 29 Apr 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 958 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Public Libraries: Creating Websites for E-citizens -The Public Library Web Managers Workshop 2002 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue34/public-libraries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue34/public-libraries#author1">Penny Garrod</a> reports on the Public Library Web Managers workshop, November 2002, held in Bath.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Background_to_the_workshop">Background to the workshop</h3> <p>The third Public Library Web Managers workshop to be organised by UKOLN was held at the University of Bath on the 5th and 6th of November 2002. This year’s event aimed to provide public library web managers with a brief respite from the trials and tribulations of the workplace, and the chance to share networking experiences with colleagues up and down the country. It also aimed to bring together some key speakers on this year’s hot topic –e-government (electronic government).</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue34/public-libraries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue34 event report penny garrod bbc cilip d-lib magazine google jisc nhs ukoln university of bath university of bristol accessibility bibliographic data cataloguing content management controlled vocabularies css data dublin core e-government ebook framework further education gif graphics higher education html ict information architecture interoperability intranet metadata multimedia open source research resource discovery rss search technology smil software standards svg url usability vector graphics video vocabularies web development xml Wed, 15 Jan 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 928 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Public Libraries: United We Stand http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/public-libraries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue33/public-libraries#author1">Penny Garrod</a> on current developments in the Public Library world.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>As I write schools have closed for summer, the volume of early morning traffic has temporarily subsided, and the tourists are out and about in vast numbers in Bath city centre. The 'out of office' auto-replies drop into the email box daily as proof that some people have managed to unplug themselves from their computers to go on holiday. It is also, alas, the 'silly season' - time for the British media to devote column inches to vital matters - such as the Prime Minister's sartorial taste, and how a certain blue shirt 'brings out the colour of his eyes'.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/public-libraries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue33 regular column penny garrod amazon british library cilip google jisc ukoln university of bath dner jisc information environment sosig archives cataloguing further education higher education html ict licence research url Wed, 09 Oct 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 913 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Public Libraries: Building Better Library Services http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/public-libraries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue32/public-libraries#author1">Penny Garrod</a> on the recently published Audit Commission Report: Building Better Library Services.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>I have decided to be highly topical in this edition’s Public Library column. I have chosen as my topic -finger on buzzer - the recently published Audit Commission Report<i>: Building Better Library Servi</i>c<i>es</i>. It has, after all, caused a bit of a stir. Just when you thought it was safe to abandon the rolling stacks and had won the battle to be regarded as ‘cool’ and ‘sexy’ with all those flat screen terminals, scanners, and keen silver surfers, a brickbat is lobbed at your firewall, and, goodness gracious me, its books that are important after all!.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/public-libraries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue32 regular column penny garrod amazon bbc cilip ukoln jisc information environment cataloguing copyright digitisation ict mp3 software url video Sun, 07 Jul 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 893 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Public Libraries http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/pub-libs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue30/pub-libs#author1">Penny Garrod</a>'s first outing in Ariadne as Public Libraries Focus.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>My predecessor, Sarah Ormes, in her final ‘Public Libraries’ column for Ariadne, owned up to having spent five and a half years at UKOLN. Coincidentally, I too have just concluded five and a half years at the University of Plymouth. This led me to speculate, as one does in those brain numbing moments when awaiting yet another delayed train on a drafty platform in grey November (yes, its ‘leaves on the line’ season again folks), whether, after five and a half years in a post, some of us need to regenerate, like ‘Seven of Nine’, the ice maiden in the current Star Trek series -<i>Voyager.</i></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/pub-libs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue30 regular column penny garrod british library jisc library association ukoln university of plymouth epistle accessibility digital audio digitisation ebook higher education ict research search technology software standards url Fri, 25 Jan 2002 00:00:00 +0000 editor 856 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk SKIP: Skills for New Information Professionals http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue16/skip <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue16/skip#author1">Penny Garrod</a> reviews the Skills for new Information Professionals project</p> </div> </div> </div> <p align="LEFT">The SKIP (Skills for new Information Professionals) Project Report, summarising research by the University of Plymouth Academic and Information Services in 1996-1997 is now on the UKOLN Web site at <a href="http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/services/elib/papers/other/skip/">http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/services/elib/papers/other/skip/</a>. The project looked at the changing learning environment and the impact of information and communications technology on staff in higher education library and information services.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue16/skip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue16 project update penny garrod ukoln university of plymouth higher education portfolio research software standards Wed, 19 Oct 2011 10:36:33 +0000 admin 1666 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk