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This page provides an overview of 56 articles related to 'sgml', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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The Standard Generalized Markup Language (ISO 8879:1986 SGML) is an ISO-standard technology for defining generalized markup languages for documents. ISO 8879 Annex A.1 defines generalized markup: Generalized markup is based on two novel postulates: 1) Markup should describe a document's structure and other attributes, rather than specify the processing to be performed on it, as descriptive markup needs to be done only once, and will suffice for future processing. 2) Markup should be rigorous so that the techniques available for processing rigorously-defined objects like programs and databases can be used for processing documents as well. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: SGML)

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Metadata related to 'sgml' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'sgml': 56 (3.2% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'sgml' across all Ariadne articles: 270
  • Average number of references to 'sgml' per Ariadne article: 4.82
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'sgml': 1996-01
  • Trending factor of 'sgml': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'sgml':

  1. david houghton (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. judith wusteman (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. laura elliot (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. stephen emmott (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. philip hunter (see articles on this topic by this author)

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A Digital Library Showcase and Support Service - the Berkeley Digital Library SunSITE

Roy Tennant describes a resource used to create digital libraries and services, and to help others do the same.

July 1997, issue10, review

Access to Archives: England’s Contribution to the National Archive Network

Caroline Thibeaud discusses the Archive 2 Archive project.

January 2002, issue30, feature article

Acrobat a High Flyer: John MacColl Discusses the Success of Adobe Acrobat and PDF

Acrobat a High Flyer: John MacColl discusses the success of Adobe Acrobat and PDF.

January 1997, issue7, feature article

Australian Co-operative Digitisation Project, 1840-45

Ross Coleman describes a project which will create a unique research infrastructure in Australian studies through the digital conversion of Australian serials and fiction of the seminal period 1840-45.

March 1997, issue8, project update

BIDS Begets Ingenta

The University of Bath concluded an agreement to sign over the ownership of BIDS to a new organisation known as ingenta ltd, while still retaining a substantial share. Terry Morrow looks at the implications of the change, and reviews the latest developments in the services offered.

December 1998, issue18, feature article

Book Review: Metadata for Information Management and Retrieval

Marieke Guy takes a look at a recent introduction to metadata for the information professional.

April 2005, issue43, review

Copyright Issues in Projects Funded by the Electronic Libraries Programme

After several months experience of dealing with copyright and the eLib programme, Charles Oppenheim returns to the major issues that have a risen.

January 1997, issue7, regular column

Cultural Heritage Language Technologies: Building an Infrastructure for Collaborative Digital Libraries in the Humanities

Jeffrey Rydberg-Cox describes the work of the Cultural Heritage Language Technologies consortium, a research group funded by the European Comission Information Society Technologies program and the United States National Science Foundation Digital Libraries Initiative.

January 2003, issue34, feature article

Digitizing Wilfrid

Philip Hunter talks to Stuart Lee about the prizewinning 'Wilfrid Owen Multimedia Digital Archive' and the JTAP 'Virtual Seminars on WW1'.

September 1999, issue21, feature article

Displaying SGML Documents on the World Wide Web

David Houghton discusses a method by which documents marked up using Standard Generalised Markup Language (SGML) can be used to generate a database for use in conjunction with the World Wide Web.

November 1996, issue6, tooled up

Down Your Way: Durham

Paul Miller travels to Durham and reports on a mammoth archival digitisation project.

January 1997, issue7, regular column

Editorial Introduction to Issue 21: Ariadne's Thread

Introduction to Ariadne issue 21 by Philip Hunter.

September 1999, issue21, editorial

Editorial Introduction to Issue 24: Plumbing the Digital Library

Philip Hunter introduces Ariadne 24.

June 2000, issue24, editorial

Editorial Introduction to Issue 25: Beyond the Web Site

Philip Hunter on the contents of Ariadne issue 25 and recent developments in the world of Digital Library initiatives.

September 2000, issue25, editorial

Electronic Access: Archives in the New Millennium

Michael Day reports from Kew on the Public Record Office view of the Brave New World of online archives.

July 1998, issue16, event report

Electronic Publication of Ancient Near Eastern Texts

Charles E. Jones and David Schloen report on a Chicago conference which explored XML tagging for Ancient Near Eastern Texts on the Web.

December 1999, issue22, feature article

Elib Technical Issues Concertation Day

Clare McClean describes a day given over to the more technical issues arising from the Electronic Libraries Programme.

November 1996, issue6, event report

EPRESS

Stuart Peters on EPRESS text management software tools, currently in development.

March 2000, issue23, feature article

Formats for the Electronic Library

Judith Wusteman describes the document formats used in electronic serials.

March 1997, issue8, feature article

From the Trenches: HTML, Which Version?

In From the Trenches, a regular column which delves into the more technical aspects of networking and the World Wide Web, Jon Knight, programmer and a member of the ROADS team, takes a look at the causes of good and bad HTML and explains what tags we should be marking up Web pages with.

January 1996, issue1, tooled up

How the Oxford English Dictionary Went Online

Laura Elliot explains the use of SGML in the management of the OED text.

June 2000, issue24, feature article

IPL: The Internet Public Library

Schelle Simcox describes a Web-based public library, designed in many ways to mimic, and improve on, features of and within a real, large-scale library.

January 1997, issue7, feature article

Knowledge Management in the Perseus Digital Library

Jeffrey Rydberg-Cox on the Perseus Project's new knowledge management and digital delivery tools.

September 2000, issue25, feature article

Making a MARC With Dublin Core

Jon Knight revisits his Perl module for processing MARC records that was introduced in the last issue and adds UNIMARC, USMARC and a script that converts Dublin Core metadata into USMARC records.

March 1997, issue8, tooled up

MCF: Will Dublin Form the Apple Core

Jon Knight looks at how Dublin Core and Apple's new MCF metadata file format might make useful and interesting bed fellows.

January 1997, issue7, tooled up

Metadata: BIBLINK.Checksum

Ian Peacock and Andy Powell describe a proposed algorithm for calculating a checksum for Web pages.

September 1998, issue17, regular column

Metadata: Towards the Intelligent Museum

Paul Miller and Alice Grant explore CIMI: the collections standards organization which JISC has just joined.

September 2000, issue25, regular column

Net Gains for Digital Researchers

Amy Friedlander, the editor of D-Lib, looks at, and towards, some of the benefits of the Web and digital technology towards how we do and present research.

September 1996, issue5, feature article

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

Netskills Corner: Fifth WWW Conference, Paris

Brian Kelly undertakes the arduous task of attending the 5th WWW Conference in Paris (is there a 'smiley' for 'green with envy'?).

May 1996, issue3, tooled up

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

July 2004, issue40, news and events

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

October 2001, issue29, news and events

PICK: Library and Information Science Resources on the Internet

In 1995, the Thomas Parry Library, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, won funding for PICK, a project to build a gateway to quality resources in the LIS field. Here, Andrew Cox describes this gateway, and reviews the project's achievements at the end of the first year.

September 1996, issue5, project update

Review of Digital Imaging: A Practical Handbook

Philip Hunter and Marieke Napier review Stuart Lee's 'Digital Imaging' handbook.

January 2001, issue26, review

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

SETIS: Electronic Texts at the University of Sydney Library

Creagh Cole describes a project dedicated to providing in-house access to a large number of electronic texts on CD-ROM.

March 1997, issue8, project update

SGML, XML and Databases

Stephen Emmott reports on a one day meeting in London

December 1998, issue18, event report

Text Encoding for Interchange: A New Consortium

Lou Burnard on the creation of the TEI Consortium which has been created to take the TEI Guidelines into the XML world.

June 2000, issue24, feature article

The AIM25 Project

Robert Baxter, Frances Blomeley and Rachel Kemsley present AIM25, a project providing electronic access to descriptions of archives held in various London institutions.

April 2002, issue31, feature article

The KIDMM Community's 'MetaKnowledge Mash-up'

Conrad Taylor reports on the KIDMM knowledge community and its September 2007 one-day conference about data, information and knowledge management issues.

October 2007, issue53, event report

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