Overview of content related to 'oclc' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/1184/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=&issue=issue33 RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Editorial Introduction to Issue 33: Exploring the Information Environment http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/editorial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue33/editorial#author1">Philip Hunter</a> with the editorial for Ariadne 33.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to the September/October issue of <i>Ariadne</i>.</p> <p>The concept of the 'Information Environment' is now one which appears often in Digital Library literature. While it is not a vague concept, it is still one which is undergoing development. Implementing an Information Environment is therefore currently a problematic exercise. Those interested in undertaking such an implementation therefore will be interested in a number of articles featured in this issue of Ariadne.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/editorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue33 editorial philip hunter google jisc microsoft oclc sherpa university of edinburgh eevl jisc information environment sosig worldcat archives bibliographic data cataloguing content provider database digital library ebook html information architecture internet explorer interoperability learning objects metadata open access portal repositories research search technology standardisation web services xhtml xml Wed, 09 Oct 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 907 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Utilizing E-books to Enhance Digital Library Offerings http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/netlibrary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue33/netlibrary#author1">Shirley Hyatt</a> and <a href="/issue33/netlibrary#author2">Lynn Silipigni Connaway</a>, describe the rationale and background of OCLC's acquisition of netLibrary, the information environment that is being pursued, and the resulting benefits that libraries may experience.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>On January 24, 2002, OCLC Online Computer Library Center acquired netLibrary, a major electronic books (e-books) company. OCLC's acquisition includes the e-book Division of netLibrary, which OCLC has integrated as a division of OCLC, and netLibrary's MetaText eTextbook Division, which has become a for-profit subsidiary of OCLC. This article describes the rationale and background of the acquisition, the overall vision of the information environment that is being pursued, and the benefits that libraries may experience as a result.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/netlibrary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue33 feature article lynn silipigni connaway shirley hyatt american library association d-lib magazine information today oclc university of pittsburgh jisc information environment worldcat accessibility aggregation archives authentication bibliographic data bibliographic record browser cataloguing cd-rom collection development content management data database digital library digital preservation digitisation ebook information architecture intellectual property interoperability learning objects marc metadata preservation repositories research search technology software standards url web browser Wed, 09 Oct 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 908 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Climbing the Scholarly Publishing Mountain With SHERPA http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/sherpa <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue33/sherpa#author1">John MacColl</a> and <a href="/issue33/sherpa#author2">Stephen Pinfield</a> explore the SHERPA project, which is concentrating on making e-prints available online.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>JISC announced its FAIR Programme (Focus on Access to Institutional Resources) in January of this year. The central objective of the Programme is to test ways of releasing institutionally-produced content onto the web. FAIR describes its scope as:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/sherpa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue33 feature article john maccoll stephen pinfield ahds birkbeck college british library cranfield university d-lib magazine edinburgh napier university elsevier ilrt jisc jisc collections loughborough university manchester metropolitan university oai oais oclc robert gordon university sherpa ukoln university college london university of aberdeen university of bath university of birmingham university of bristol university of cambridge university of edinburgh university of glasgow university of greenwich university of hull university of leeds university of london university of nottingham university of oxford university of southampton university of strathclyde university of surrey university of york vads accessing the virtual museum daedalus dner harvesting the fitzwilliam jisc information environment accessibility archives cataloguing copyright data digital archive digital preservation dissemination dublin core electronic theses eprints further education higher education infrastructure institutional repository intellectual property interoperability licence metadata oai-pmh open access open archives initiative open source preservation repositories research rss search technology software standards url z39.50 Wed, 09 Oct 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 910 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Digital Libraries in China http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/china <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue33/china#author1">Liz Lyon</a> reports on the International Digital Library Conference held in Beijing in July 2002.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>I was indeed fortunate to be invited to China to speak at the International Digital Library Conference [<a href="#1">1</a>] in Beijing in July 2002. The 3-day event was held at the Friendship Hotel, a large and splendid establishment built in traditional garden style and which retained some of the architectural character of times past. The conference was sponsored by the Ministry of Culture with support from other government departments and organized by the National Library of China NLC [<a href="#2">2</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue33 event report liz lyon british library library of congress massachusetts institute of technology oclc ukoln university of arizona university of bath internet archive archives data digital library e-government flash framework infrastructure intellectual property knowledge management multimedia national library portal preservation repositories research resource discovery url usability video web services wsdl Wed, 09 Oct 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 920 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk OCLC-SCURL: Collaboration, Integration and Recombinant Potential http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/oclc-scurl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue33/oclc-scurl#author1">Pete Johnston</a> reports on the New Directions in Metadata conference, 15-16 August, in Edinburgh</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The problem of "navigating a rich and complex information landscape" took on a new dimension as I traversed Edinburgh's High Street on a bright Thursday morning at the height of the Festival. Fielding a barrage of enthusiastic invitations to attend a bewildering range of performances, I headed across town to the University for the "New Directions in Metadata" conference [<a href="#1">1</a>], organised jointly by OCLC [<a href="#2">2</a>] and SCURL [<a href="#3">3</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/oclc-scurl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue33 event report pete johnston amazon british library edina edinburgh napier university google jisc oai oais oclc ukoln university of bath university of edinburgh university of glasgow university of strathclyde daedalus dner jisc information environment api application profile archives bibliographic data collection description content management controlled vocabularies data database digital library digital preservation eprints geospatial data gis information architecture institutional repository interoperability metadata mets named entity recognition ontologies open archives initiative personalisation preservation preservation metadata privacy repositories research resource discovery resource management rslp schema soap software standards url vle vocabularies web services Wed, 09 Oct 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 921 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk