Overview of content related to 'ukoln' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/118/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=brian%20kelly&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Bring Your Own Policy: Why Accessibility Standards Need to Be Contextually Sensitive http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue71/kelly-et-al <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue71/kelly-et-al#author1">Brian Kelly</a>, <a href="/issue71/kelly-et-al#author2">Jonathan Hassell</a>, <a href="/issue71/kelly-et-al#author3">David Sloan</a>, <a href="/issue71/kelly-et-al#author4">Dominik LukeŇ°</a>, <a href="/issue71/kelly-et-al#author5">E A Draffan</a> and <a href="/issue71/kelly-et-al#author6">Sarah Lewthwaite</a> argue that rather than having a universal standard for Web accessibility, standardisation of Web accessibility practices and policies needs to be sufficiently flexible to cater for the local context.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Initiatives to enhance Web accessibility have previously focused on the development of guidelines which apply on a global basis. Legislation at national and international levels increasingly mandate conformance with such guidelines. However large scale surveys have demonstrated the failure of such approaches to produce any significant impact.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue71/kelly-et-al" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue71 feature article brian kelly david sloan dominik lukes ea draffan jonathan hassell sarah lewthwaite iso kings college london london metropolitan university oracle ukoln university of bath university of dundee university of southampton w3c web accessibility initiative accessibility agile development blog browser bs8878 cookie data doi e-learning ead framework ict mobile research responsive design social networks software standardisation standards usability video wcag web resources web services web standards youtube Mon, 08 Jul 2013 18:13:42 +0000 lisrw 2475 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk 'Does He Take Sugar?': The Risks of Standardising Easy-to-read Language http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue70/kelly-et-al <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue70/kelly-et-al#author1">Brian Kelly</a>, <a href="/issue70/kelly-et-al#author2">Dominik LukeŇ°</a> and <a href="/issue70/kelly-et-al#author3">Alistair McNaught</a> highlight the risks of attempting to standardise easy-to-read language for online resources.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The idea that if we could only improve how we communicate, there would be less misunderstanding among people is as old as the hills. Historically, this notion has been expressed through things like school reform, spelling reform, publication of communication manuals, etc. The most radical expression of the desire for better understanding is the invention of a whole new artificial language with the intention of providing a universal language for humanity.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue70/kelly-et-al" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue70 feature article alistair mcnaught brian kelly dominik lukes alt alt-c bbc google jisc jisc techdis rdwg ukoln university of bath w3c web accessibility initiative accessibility algorithm blog bs8878 dissemination doi e-learning framework higher education internet explorer multimedia operating system research search technology software standards vocabularies wcag web 2.0 web resources Sat, 15 Dec 2012 15:18:25 +0000 lisrw 2431 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Must Email Die? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> recently gave a talk on this subject at the Internet Librarian International 2005 conference. In this article he expands on the talk and revisits the question as to whether email really should disappear.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="The_ILI_2005_Conference">The ILI 2005 Conference</h2> <p>The ILI (Internet Librarian International) 2005 Conference [<a href="#1">1</a>], the seventh in the series, was held in the Copthorne Tara Hotel, London over 10-11 September 2005. This conference is aimed at information professionals and librarians who are using, developing and implementing Internet, Intranet and Web-based services in their daily work.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 tooled up brian kelly ahds bbc google jisc kings college london microsoft ucisa ukoln university of bath university of edinburgh university of liverpool archives blog flickr higher education html infrastructure instant messaging interoperability intranet licence metadata open source portal rdf rss search technology sms software standards syndication url video web development wiki Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1195 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Towards a Pragmatic Framework for Accessible E-Learning http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue44/phipps <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue44/phipps#author1">Lawrie Phipps</a>, <a href="/issue44/phipps#author2">Neil Witt</a> and <a href="/issue44/phipps#author3">Brian Kelly</a> while recognising the importance of accessibility in e-learning resources, query the universal applicability of the Web Accessibility Initiative's guidelines and describe a pragmatic framework which provides a broader context for their use.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="From_Well_Meaning_Guideline_to_Stealth_Standard">From Well Meaning Guideline to Stealth Standard</h2> <p>Access to learning for all students is a value that is hard to dispute for anyone working in the education sector. Within the areas of education that are concerned with supporting disabled students, it has almost become dogma that in order to provide this 'universal access' we must have standards in design that can accommodate all (disabled) learner needs. This view is supported by legislation:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue44/phipps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue44 feature article brian kelly lawrie phipps neil witt alt jisc ukoln university of bath university of plymouth w3c web accessibility initiative accessibility e-learning framework further education higher education ict identifier interoperability research standards wcag web development Fri, 29 Jul 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1164 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: The WWW 2005 Conference http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue44/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue44/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> provides his impressions including reports of areas of doubt and uncertainty - but also of an exciting new development.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="About_the_WWW_2005_Conference">About the WWW 2005 Conference</h2> <p>The WWW 2005 Conference was held in the Nippon Conference Centre in Chiba, Japan over 10-14 May 2005. This conference is the main event for the Web research community and provides an opportunity for researchers to present papers on research into developments in the Web infrastructure. In addition to its role for the research community, the conference also attracts delegates who are active in leading edge work in more mainstream areas.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue44/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue44 tooled up brian kelly ukoln university of bath w3c iwmw web accessibility initiative accessibility adobe aggregation blog browser data foaf framework html infrastructure instant messaging metadata microformats mobile open data podcast rdf research rss semantic web soap standardisation vcard wcag web app web development web resources web services wiki xhtml xml Fri, 29 Jul 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1173 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Using Collaborative Technologies When on the Road http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue43/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue43/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> argues that since conference delegates now expect to be able to read email on the road, there are additional technologies which might enhance our effectiveness when away from the office.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In today's networked environment conference delegates expect to be able to access their email when attending events away from their normal place of work. It is increasingly the norm to be given a guest username and password which can be used in PC areas, primarily to access email and the Web. However such facilities are not always flexible enough to support the changed working environment in which conference delegates may find themselves, such as being out-of-sync with local working hours during a conference on the other side of the globe.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue43/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue43 tooled up brian kelly microsoft ucisa ukoln university of bath blog browser instant messaging interoperability microsoft office mobile mobile phone passwords privacy software web browser wiki Fri, 29 Apr 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1149 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Experiences of Using a Wiki for Note-taking at a Workshop http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue42/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> describes how the Wikalong Wiki tool was used to support note-taking at a workshop.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Wikis: are they the latest cool Web technology or a pointless tool which merely duplicates features provided in content management systems and virtual learning environments? I have heard both views expressed recently. To some extent both views have some validity: a Wiki is a technology which has been adopted initially by those in Web developer communities (such as the Semantic Web community) to enable collaborative documents to be produced quickly and easily.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue42 tooled up brian kelly ucisa ukoln university of bath wikipedia blog browser content management firefox hypertext instant messaging mobile php portal research semantic web shared resource software url wiki Sun, 30 Jan 2005 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1122 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: QA Focus Has Finished - Let's Start Embedding QA http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue41/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue41/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> reviews the JISC-funded QA Focus Project and argues that developers should be using quality assurance principles.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="About_QA_Focus">About QA Focus</h2> <p>The JISC-funded QA Focus Project officially finished on 31 July 2004. The project, which started on 1 January 2002, supported JISC's digital library programmes. QA Focus developed a quality assurance (QA) framework which could be used by projects funded by JISC's Information Environment programmes to ensure that project deliverables were functional, widely accessible and interoperable.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue41/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue41 tooled up brian kelly ahds ilrt jisc microsoft ukoln university of bath university of birmingham jisc information environment archives creative commons data digital library digitisation framework further education html infrastructure interoperability licence metadata research software uri url web development Fri, 29 Oct 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1090 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: The Web on Your TV http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> takes a look at a digital TV box which provides Web and email access in your living room.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The potential for use of television for accessing Web resources has been suggested for a number of years without having any significant impact. However the growth in use of digital TV technologies may provide another opportunity for accessing Web and other networked resources from the comfort of your living room.</p> <p>This article introduces the Netgem i-Player digital TV player and describes the implications for Web developers if such devices grow in popularity.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 tooled up brian kelly ukoln university of bath w3c accessibility blog browser css flash further education html javascript linux mp3 operating system standards streaming url usb web browser web resources web standards wiki windows xhtml Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1064 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Towards Library Groupware With Personalised Link Routing http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue39/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> takes a look at the FOAF Semantic Web application and suggests it is time to start evaluating this technology.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="What_Is_FOAF">What Is FOAF?</h2> <p>The term <a href="http://www.foaf-project.org/">FOAF</a> [<a href="#1">1</a>] stands for Friend of a Friend. As might be deduced from this phrase one of the key applications of FOAF is to provide a mechanism for creating links to one's friends. From the links to one's immediate circle of friends automated software can be used to process links from your friends, which can provide a visualisation of 'friends of a friend'.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue39 tooled up brian kelly ukoln university of bath university of birmingham data database foaf html java namespace rdf semantic web software svg visualisation vocabularies web development xml xml namespaces Thu, 29 Apr 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1038 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Improving the Quality of Your HTML http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue38/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue38/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> outlines a strategy for fixing the most important HTML resources on a Web site.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="The_Importance_of_HTML_Compliance">The Importance of HTML Compliance</h2> <p>A recent Web Focus article [<a href="#1">1</a>] argued that there was a need to ensure HTML resources complied strictly with HTML standards in order to ensure that they would be functional, widely accessible and interoperable. The importance of HTML compliance is growing as the HTML format develops from being primarily an output format used for display by Web browsers to its use as XHTML in which the resource can be transformed for a variety of purposes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue38/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue38 tooled up brian kelly jisc ukoln university of bath w3c blog content management css digital library html interoperability standards web browser web standards xhtml Fri, 30 Jan 2004 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1014 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Widening the Focus for the Future http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> reviews the history of the Web Focus post and describes funding changes which gives Web Focus a much wider remit.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The UK Web Focus post was established by the Joint Information Systems Committee (<a href="http://www.jisc.ac.uk/">JISC</a>) <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a> to advise the UK Higher Education Committee on Web developments. The post is based at UKOLN and located at the University of Bath. As post-holder I began work on 1 November 1996.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 tooled up brian kelly jisc kings college london newcastle university queens university belfast ucisa ukerna ukoln university of bath university of kent university of oxford university of strathclyde web futures elib iwmw archives digital library dissemination dublin core ejournal further education higher education html infrastructure metadata preservation resource discovery software web development web services Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 999 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: WWW 2003 Trip Report http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue36/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue36/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> writes on the recent WWW 2003 conference and outlines some of the latest Web developments.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>WWW 2003 was the 12th in the series of international World Wide Web conferences organised by the IW3C2 (the International World Wide Web Conference Committee). The international WWW conferences provide an opportunity for the Web research community to describe their research activities. Other tracks at the conference cover areas such as cultural resources, e-learning, accessibility, etc. In addition W3C (the World Wide Web Consortium) gives a series of presentations which describe many of the new Web standards being developed.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue36/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue36 regular column brian kelly cerlim manchester metropolitan university ukoln university of bath university of southampton w3c web accessibility initiative accessibility avi browser copyright css data dom dtd e-learning foaf higher education html mathml metadata rae rdf research semantic web smil standards stylesheet svg url video visualisation vocabularies wcag web app web browser web development web services web standards xhtml xml Tue, 29 Jul 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 975 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk WebWatch: An Update on Search Engines Used in UK University Web Sites http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue36/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue36/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> provides an update of his survey of search engines used in UK Universities.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The initial survey of search engines used on UK University Web sites was carried out during July and August 1999 and the findings were reported in Ariadne <a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/webwatch/">issue 21</a> <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a>. Since then the survey has been updated approximately every six months, which allows trends to be identified. In this article we review the trends since the initial survey was carried out.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue36/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue36 regular column brian kelly google microsoft ukoln university of bath cataloguing copyright data data mining database dublin core knowledge management metadata open source resource discovery search technology software url Tue, 29 Jul 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 976 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: A Standards-Based Culture for Web Site Development http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue35/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> outlines strategies for choosing appropriate standards for building Web sites.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In <em>Ariadne</em> issue 33 the Web Focus column encouraged Web developers to "get serious about HTML standards" <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a>. The article advocated use of XHTML and highlighted reasons why this was an important standard for Web developers.</p> <p>XHTML is just one of the standards which has been developed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). W3C has also developed several standards for XML as well as standards in the area of hyperlinking, multimedia and graphics.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue35 tooled up brian kelly ietf iso microsoft ukoln university of bath w3c dublin core graphics html java javascript multimedia open source open standard preservation rtf scripting language software standards url web development xhtml xml Tue, 29 Apr 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 952 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk WebWatch: Surfing Historical UK University Web Sites http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue35/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> outlines strategies for choosing appropriate standards for building Web sites.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>It has been said that those who ignore history, are condemned to repeat it. In the Web world we can be so excited by new developments that we may forget approaches we have taken in the past and fail to learn from our mistakes. This article describes how the WayBack Machine <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a> was used to look at the history of UK University Web sites.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue35 tooled up brian kelly birkbeck college birmingham city university central school of speech and drama courtauld institute of art de montfort university edinburgh college of art glasgow school of art goldsmiths college google imperial college london kings college london leeds metropolitan university liverpool john moores university london business school london school of economics manchester metropolitan university nottingham trent university open university queens university belfast robert gordon university rose bruford college royal academy of music royal agricultural college royal college of art royal college of music royal conservatoire of scotland royal holloway royal northern college of music royal veterinary college royal welsh college of music and drama school of oriental and african studies south bank university surrey institute of art & design ukoln university college london university of bath university of cambridge university of central lancashire university of east london university of london university of oxford university of surrey university of the west of england university of wales university of west london internet archive archives browser digital preservation flash higher education internet explorer intranet java javascript preservation research search technology standards url wayback machine Tue, 29 Apr 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 953 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Interfaces to Web Testing Tools http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue34/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue34/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> looks at interfaces to Web testing tools, and in particular at Bookmarklets - simple extensions to browsers which enhance functionality.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In the last issue of <em>Ariadne</em> the Web Focus column encouraged Web developers to "get serious about HTML standards" <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a>. The article advocated use of XHTML and highlighted the importance of documents complying with standards.</p> <p>Many authors of Web resources would agree with this in principle, but find it difficult to implement in practice: use of validation tools seem to require launching a new application or going to a new location in a Web browser and copying and pasting a URL. This can be time-consuming and so is often not carried out.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue34/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue34 tooled up brian kelly alt google microsoft ukoln university of bath w3c web accessibility initiative accessibility apache browser css dom dublin core ejournal google search html internet explorer javascript metadata open source opera search technology standards url web browser web resources xhtml Wed, 15 Jan 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 931 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: A Survey of Web Server Software Used by UK University Web Sites http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue34/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue34/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> with an update of his survey of server software used by central Web sites in UK Universities.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>A survey of Web server software used on UK University Web sites was carried out in October 1997 and the findings were reported in <em>Ariadne</em> issue 12 <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a>. The survey was repeated in September 2000 and the updated findings published in <em>Ariadne</em> issue 21 <a href="#ref-02">[2]</a>.</p> <p>The survey was repeated in November 2002 and the findings are published in this article.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue34/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue34 tooled up brian kelly apache software foundation birkbeck college birmingham city university central school of speech and drama courtauld institute of art de montfort university edinburgh college of art glasgow school of art goldsmiths college imperial college london kings college london leeds metropolitan university liverpool john moores university london business school london school of economics manchester metropolitan university microsoft ncsa nottingham trent university open university queens university belfast robert gordon university rose bruford college royal academy of music royal agricultural college royal college of art royal college of music royal conservatoire of scotland royal holloway royal northern college of music royal veterinary college royal welsh college of music and drama school of oriental and african studies south bank university surrey institute of art & design ukoln university college london university of bath university of cambridge university of central lancashire university of dundee university of east london university of london university of oxford university of surrey university of the west of england university of wales university of west london gnu apache browser cookie higher education interoperability linux php pics privacy research software url windows Wed, 15 Jan 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 932 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Let's Get Serious about HTML Standards http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue33/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> encourages authors to treat compliance with HTML standards seriously.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>If you talk to long-established Web authors or those responsible for managing large Web sites or developing Web applications intended for widespread use in a heterogeneous environment you are likely to find that the need for compliance with Web standards is well-understood.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue33 tooled up brian kelly apple ibm microsoft ukoln university of bath w3c web accessibility initiative accessibility adobe archives browser content management cookie dtd higher education html internet explorer interoperability linux mathml microsoft office namespace open source openoffice software standards url utf-8 web app web browser web development web resources web standards windows xhtml xml xslt Wed, 09 Oct 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 916 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: An Accessibility Analysis of UK University Entry Points http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue33/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> reports on the accessibility of entry points of UK University Web sites.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Special Educational Needs and Disability Act (SENDA) came into effect on 1 <sup>st</sup> September 2002. The Act removes the previous exemption of education from the Disability Discrimination Act (1995), ensuring that discrimination against disabled students will be unlawful. Institutions will incur additional responsibilities in 2003, with the final sections of legislation coming into effect in 2005 <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue33 tooled up brian kelly alt bbc birkbeck college birmingham city university central school of speech and drama courtauld institute of art de montfort university edinburgh college of art glasgow school of art goldsmiths college imperial college london kings college london leeds metropolitan university liverpool john moores university london business school london school of economics manchester metropolitan university nottingham trent university open university queens university belfast robert gordon university rose bruford college royal academy of music royal agricultural college royal college of art royal college of music royal conservatoire of scotland royal holloway royal northern college of music royal veterinary college royal welsh college of music and drama school of oriental and african studies south bank university surrey institute of art & design ukoln university college london university of bath university of bristol university of cambridge university of central lancashire university of east london university of london university of oxford university of sheffield university of surrey university of the west of england university of wales university of west london w3c web accessibility initiative accessibility browser data dtd flash higher education html identifier javascript research software url web resources Wed, 09 Oct 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 918 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Report On The Sixth Institutional Web Management Workshop http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue32/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> with a report on the Sixth Institutional International Web Management Workshop held this year at the University of Strathclyde.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Institutional Web Management Workshop series is the main event organised by UK Web Focus. The workshop series began with a two-day event at King's College London in June 1997. The event has been repeated every year since then and, after the first event, was extended to a three-day format.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue32 tooled up brian kelly colchester institute de montfort university jisc kings college london queens university belfast robert gordon university ukoln university of aberdeen university of bath university of bristol university of glasgow university of strathclyde university of york accessibility authentication authentication service blog content management css framework further education higher education html infrastructure interoperability mis ms word open source portal research rss software usability video vle web development web services web standards xhtml Sun, 07 Jul 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 897 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: Revisiting 404 Error Pages in UK University Web Sites http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue32/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> revists 404 Error Pages in UK University Web Sites.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>A survey of 404 error pages on UK University Web sites was carried in June 1999 and the findings were reported in Ariadne issue 20 <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a>. After a period of 2 years the survey has been repeated allowing trends to be identified. The findings are given in this article.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue32 tooled up brian kelly ukoln university of bath internet explorer mis url Sun, 07 Jul 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 899 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Guidelines for URI Naming Policies http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue31/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> with some guidelines For URI naming policies in his regular column.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Cool_URIs">"Cool URIs"</h2> <p>What are "cool URIs"? This term comes from advice provided by W3C (the World Wide Web Consortium). The paper "Cool URIs don't change" <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a> begins by saying:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue31 tooled up brian kelly alt google microsoft ukoln university of bath university of oxford w3c apache browser content negotiation cool uri css database e-government file format framework ftp gif graphics higher education html hypertext identifier infrastructure internet explorer interoperability java javascript licence mathml multimedia perl php png rss scripting language search technology semantic web smil software standards svg uri url usability vector graphics web browser web services xhtml xml Wed, 10 Apr 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 878 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: Update of a Survey of the Numbers of UK University Web Servers http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue31/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> updates a survey of the numbers of UK university Web servers.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>How many Web servers are there in use within the UK higher education community? What is the profile of server usage within the community - do most institutions take a distributed approach, running many servers, or is a centralised approach more popular? A WebWatch survey was published in June 2000 <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a> which aimed to provide answers to these questions. The survey has been repeated recently in order to see if there has been any significant changes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue31 tooled up brian kelly bournemouth university central school of speech and drama coventry university dartington college of arts de montfort university glasgow caledonian university glasgow school of art goldsmiths college imperial college london kings college london leeds metropolitan university london business school london school of economics manchester metropolitan university microsoft robert gordon university rose bruford college royal academy of music royal college of art royal college of music royal conservatoire of scotland royal holloway royal northern college of music royal veterinary college school of oriental and african studies sheffield hallam university south bank university surrey institute of art & design ukoln university college london university of bath university of cambridge university of london university of northumbria at newcastle university of oxford university of the west of england university of wales data database higher education search technology software url Wed, 10 Apr 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 879 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Mobile E-Book Readers http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue30/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a>, UK Web Focus, writes about Mobile E-Book Readers in his regular column.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Over the past 30 years or so we have seen a wide range of computer devices. Those of us over 40 may have distant memories of paper tape and punch cards. Over time these were replaced by terminals, followed by VDUs. Although the VT100 terminal became a <em>de facto</em> standard developments still continued, especially in the area of graphical devices.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue30 tooled up brian kelly apple bbc ibm jisc microsoft ukoln university of bath eboni algorithm browser ebook file format gif graphics html i-mode licence linux mobile mobile phone mp3 ms word research sms software standards url vt100 web browser web resources web services wireless wireless application profile xml Fri, 25 Jan 2002 00:00:00 +0000 editor 857 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: An Update On Search Engines Used In UK Universities http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue30/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> with an Update On Search Engines Used In UK Universities.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In September 1999 we published our first report <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a> on the search engines which were used to provide search facilities on UK University Web sites.</p> <p>Since then we have updated our survey at roughly six monthly intervals.</p> <p>Following a recent update, we will now discuss the findings and comment on the trends we have observed.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue30 tooled up brian kelly google jisc microsoft ukoln university of bath university of birmingham university of reading dner elib browser cataloguing google search intranet javascript metadata open source research search technology software url web services Fri, 25 Jan 2002 00:00:00 +0000 editor 858 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Report on the Fifth Institutional Web Management Workshop http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue29/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a>, UK Web Focus, reports on the IWMW event in his regular column.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The fifth Institutional Web Management Workshop was held at Queen's University Belfast on 25-27&nbsp;June 2001. This year's workshop, which had the theme "Organising Chaos", was the largest to date with 150 delegates. It was also the longest workshop, lasting from Monday morning until Wednesday lunchtime. The extra half-day compared with the previous three workshops allowed us to run a full day of interactive parallel sessions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue29 tooled up brian kelly becta ilrt jisc kings college london knowledge media institute open university queens university belfast sheffield hallam university ukoln university college cork university of bath university of bristol university of cambridge university of east anglia university of glasgow university of kent university of manchester university of salford university of southampton university of strathclyde university of ulster iwmw content management database e-business e-government e-learning infrastructure personalisation search technology url usability web development web services xml xslt Tue, 02 Oct 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 830 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: Carrying Out Your Own Web Watch Survey http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue29/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> describes how you can carry out your own WebWatch benchmarking survey across your own community.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In 1997 UKOLN received funding for a project known as <em>WebWatch</em> <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a> . The aim of the WebWatch project was to develop and use automated robot software to analyse Web sites across a number of public sector communities. After the project funding finished UKOLN continued to provide WebWatch surveys across communities such as UK Higher Education Web sites.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue29 tooled up brian kelly google ukoln university of bath university of exeter university of hull university of sheffield university of wolverhampton niss accessibility archives browser copyright data database higher education html hypertext javascript php research search technology software standards url web browser web resources web services windows Tue, 02 Oct 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 831 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Hot News From WWW10 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue28/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> reports on the Tenth International World Wide Web Conference, held in Hong Kong on 1-5 May 2001.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Previous Web Focus articles have provided trip reports on the International World Wide Web conferences <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a> <a href="#ref-02">[2]</a> <a href="#ref-03">[3]</a> and <a href="#ref-04">[4]</a>. These reports have commented on the birth of new developments such as XML, RDF and WAP and the mobile Web. So what was hot from WWW10?</p> <p>Well the weather certainly was hot - and very humid. The 1,200+ delegates were very appreciative of the air-conditioning in the Hong Kong Conference Centre, located on Hong Kong island, next to the harbour (see Figure 1).</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue28 tooled up brian kelly ibm microsoft ukoln university of bath w3c adobe apache archives content management css e-learning framework hypertext interoperability microsoft office mobile multimedia namespace open source open standard operating system png rdf research semantic web smil software streaming svg url video web app web services web standards wireless application profile xhtml xlink xml xml namespaces xpointer xsl Thu, 21 Jun 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 810 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: Size of Institutional Top Level Pages http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Web Watch: <a href="/issue28/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> looks at the size of institutional top level pages.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Is your University home page big, bold and brassy? Is it colourful and interactive, making use of new technologies in order to stand out from the crowd? Or is it mean and lean, with a simple design providing rapid download times and universal access?</p> <p>This survey of the size of the entry points for UK University and College entry points seeks an answer to these questions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue28 tooled up brian kelly canterbury christ church university central school of speech and drama de montfort university edinburgh college of art edinburgh napier university glasgow caledonian university glasgow school of art harper adams university college heriot-watt university imperial college london jisc kings college london kingston university leeds metropolitan university liverpool john moores university london business school london school of economics nottingham trent university open university robert gordon university rose bruford college royal academy of music royal college of art royal college of music royal conservatoire of scotland royal holloway royal northern college of music royal veterinary college school of oriental and african studies sheffield hallam university south bank university surrey institute of art & design ukoln university college london university of bath university of cambridge university of glamorgan university of hull university of oxford university of surrey university of wales university of west london archives copyright css data dhtml flash gif higher education html internet explorer javascript multimedia stylesheet swf url web services windows Thu, 21 Jun 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 811 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: HTML is Dead! http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue27/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>HTML is Dead: <a href="/issue27/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> explains why this is, and why it is a good thing.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="HTML_is_Dead">HTML is Dead?</h2> <p>Previous Web Focus articles have reported on developments which have been the featured prominently in International World Wide Web conferences. These include XML, which was the highlight of the Sixth WWW conference in 1997 <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a>.</p> <p>Have developments such as this affected mainstream Web services, or are they restricted to the research community? Indeed, wouldn't it be sensible for HTML authors for mainstream Web services to be still be making use of the same HTML tags (and possibly authoring tools) they mastered several years ago?</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue27/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue27 tooled up brian kelly alt ukoln university of bath w3c content management database gif html infrastructure mobile mobile phone research rss software standardisation standards uri url web app web services wireless application profile xhtml xlink xml xsl xslt Fri, 23 Mar 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 783 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: What's Related to My Web Site? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue27/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>What's Related To My Web Site? <a href="/issue27/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> looks at Netscape's 'What's Related?' facility and reports on the service's findings for institutional Web servers.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Netscape-s_What-s_Related_Service">Netscape's What's Related Service</h2> <p>One possibly underused facility in the Netscape browser is its What's Related feature. When viewing a Web page, clicking on the What's Related button in the Netscape toolbar (shown in Figure 1) will display related information about the page being viewing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue27/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue27 tooled up brian kelly canterbury christ church university central school of speech and drama de montfort university edinburgh college of art glasgow caledonian university glasgow school of art google harper adams university college harvard university imperial college london kings college london kingston university leeds metropolitan university liverpool john moores university london business school london school of economics manchester metropolitan university nottingham trent university open university robert gordon university rose bruford college royal academy of music royal college of art royal college of music royal conservatoire of scotland royal holloway royal northern college of music royal veterinary college school of oriental and african studies sheffield hallam university south bank university surrey institute of art & design ukoln university college london university of bath university of cambridge university of edinburgh university of liverpool university of manchester university of oxford university of surrey university of wales university of west london yale university internet archive archives browser data google search higher education portal rdf search technology software url web browser Fri, 23 Mar 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 784 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: The Web On Your Phone and TV http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> looks at the Web Beyond the PC.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>What's the future for Web browsing? Is it the PC running some flavour of MS Windows?. Will the Linux platform take off on the desktop? Or will the Macintosh come back into fashion?</p> <p>Many statistics on browser usage would suggest that the MS Windows platform has won the battle. The proportion of platforms illustrated in Figure 1 (which shows accesses to the <em>Cultivate Interactive</em> by graphical browsers) is probably not too untypical (information available at <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a>).</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 tooled up brian kelly google jisc ukoln university of bath university of southampton university of st andrews university of sunderland browser content management css database ebook ecms flash google search higher education html internet explorer ldap linux mailbase mobile mobile phone mp3 open source search technology sms software url web browser web development web resources web services windows wireless wireless application profile xhtml xml xslt Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 760 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: WebWatching eLib Project Web Sites http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> is WebWatching the eLib Project Sites.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This issue of Ariadne has the theme of eLib Projects. It is therefore timely for the regular WebWatch column to survey eLib project Web sites.</p> <p>The aim of the survey is to use a number of Web-based tools to provide information on the entry points for eLib project Web sites and the Web sites themselves. The findings may be of interest to the eLib projects themselves and users of eLib projects. Perhaps more importantly, the findings may be of interest to new JISC-funded programmes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 tooled up brian kelly alt google jisc microsoft ukoln university of bath acorn agora cain digimap eevl elib heron ihr-info midrib seren sosig accessibility apache browser data digital preservation digitisation dissemination dtd flash html linux operating system preservation research resource discovery search technology software solaris url web services windows xhtml Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 761 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Institutional Web Management Workshop - The Joined Up Web http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue25/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> reports on the "Institutional Web Management Workshop: The Joined-Up Web" event, held in Bath.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="One_of_the_best_workshops_I-ve_ever_been_at">"One of the best workshops I've ever been at"</h2> <div align="center"><cite>"<em>Excellent! One of the best workshops I've ever been at</em>"<br />"<em>I return because it is by far the best way for me to find out what I need to do in the coming year at my site</em>"<br />"<em>The workshop gets better every year and I never fail to learn something new.</em>" </cite></div><p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue25 tooled up brian kelly goldsmiths college jisc kings college london newcastle university school of oriental and african studies staffordshire university ucisa ukoln university of bath university of bristol university of cambridge university of east anglia university of kent university of london university of ulster authentication browser content management data database dissemination e-learning higher education html intranet java learning management system mailbase mis mobile mobile phone mysql open source open standard operating system php portal python repositories research rss software url vle web browser web development web services wireless application profile xml xsl Sat, 23 Sep 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 737 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: A Survey Of Web Server Software Used In UK University Web Sites http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue25/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> A Survey Of Web Server Software Used In UK University Web Sites.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>What Web server software is used within the UK Higher Education community? What trends are there? How can I find out which institutions are using the same software as mine? Am I running a dated version of the software, compared with the rest of the community? This survey aims to provide answers to these questions by surveying the server software used on the main institutional entry point.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue25 tooled up brian kelly apple bournemouth university central school of speech and drama dartington college of arts de montfort university glasgow caledonian university glasgow school of art goldsmiths college imperial college london kings college london leeds metropolitan university london business school london school of economics manchester metropolitan university microsoft ncsa robert gordon university rose bruford college royal academy of music royal college of art royal college of music royal conservatoire of scotland royal holloway royal northern college of music royal veterinary college school of oriental and african studies sheffield hallam university south bank university surrey institute of art & design ukoln university college london university of bath university of cambridge university of london university of northumbria at newcastle university of oxford university of the west of england university of wales gnu apache bsd higher education linux operating system php software solaris url windows Sat, 23 Sep 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 738 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Reflections On WWW9 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue24/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> reports on the WWW9 conference, held in Amsterdam, in May 2000.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Ninth International World Wide Web conference (WWW9) was held at the RAI Congress Centre in Amsterdam. The main part of the conference took place from Tuesday 16th till Thursday 18th May. A day of tutorial and workshops was held on Monday 15th May with the Developer's Day on Friday 19th May. About 1,400 delegates attended the conference. It was pleasing to note the large numbers of delegates from the UK - about 100 in total, with about 50% from the Higher Education community (and about 9 people from Southampton University and another 9 from Bristol University).</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue24 tooled up brian kelly alt apple darpa heriot-watt university ilrt middlesex university national library of the netherlands sheffield hallam university ukoln university of bath university of brighton university of bristol university of southampton w3c dner elib aggregation blog browser content management digital library dom dtd dublin core gif higher education html hypertext infrastructure java metadata mobile mobile phone national library rdf resource discovery rss search technology semantic web soap standardisation standards url usability web services wireless wireless application profile xhtml xlink xml xpointer xsl xslt z39.50 Thu, 22 Jun 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 714 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: A Survey Of Numbers of UK University Web Servers http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>How many web servers are there in the UK Higher Education community? <a href="/issue24/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> provides some answers.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>How many web servers are there in use within the UK higher education community? What is the profile of server usage within the community - do most institutions take a distributed approach, running many servers, or is a centralised approach more popular? A WebWatch survey has been carried out recently in an attempt to answer these questions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue24 tooled up brian kelly bournemouth university central school of speech and drama coventry university dartington college of arts de montfort university glasgow caledonian university glasgow school of art goldsmiths college imperial college london kings college london leeds metropolitan university london business school london school of economics manchester metropolitan university microsoft robert gordon university rose bruford college royal academy of music royal college of art royal college of music royal conservatoire of scotland royal holloway royal northern college of music royal veterinary college school of oriental and african studies sheffield hallam university south bank university surrey institute of art & design ukoln university college london university of bath university of cambridge university of london university of northumbria at newcastle university of oxford university of the west of england university of wales data database dns higher education search technology software url Thu, 22 Jun 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 715 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: The Use of Third-Party Web Services http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue23/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> discusses the use of third-party web services.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Background">Background</h2> <p>University web managers are busy people. University departments seem to have never-ending requirements for new services on the institutional web site. But, as we all know, it can be difficult to get the funding to buy expensive software products or extra staff to install and support free software.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 tooled up brian kelly jisc microsoft ukerna ukoln university college london university of bath university of derby university of sheffield w3c dner browser css data data mining data set ejournal free software higher education html hypertext mailbase operating system research search technology software url web services Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 692 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: A Survey of Links to UK University Web Sites http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue23/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> reports on the number of links to University web sites.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Background">Background</h2> <p>On 10 February Phillip Simons sent the following query to the web-support Mailbase list: "<cite>Can anyone tell me if there is any way of detecting who is linking to a particular URL? We want to see who still has our old URL on their links pages.</cite>" <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a>. The replies suggested a couple of approaches: looking at referer (<em>sic</em>) fields in server log files and using the <kbd>link</kbd> feature provided by a number of search engines to report on pages containing a link to a resource or web site.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 tooled up brian kelly bournemouth university central school of speech and drama dartington college of arts de montfort university glasgow caledonian university glasgow school of art goldsmiths college google imperial college london kings college london leeds metropolitan university london business school london school of economics manchester metropolitan university open university robert gordon university rose bruford college royal academy of music royal college of art royal college of music royal conservatoire of scotland royal holloway royal northern college of music royal veterinary college school of oriental and african studies sheffield hallam university south bank university surrey institute of art & design ukoln university college london university of bath university of cambridge university of london university of northumbria at newcastle university of oxford university of the west of england university of wales eevl elib archives database higher education mailbase passwords portal search technology url web services Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 693 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk