Overview of content related to 'dtd' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/1188/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Preserving Electronic Scholarly Journals: Portico http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue47/fenton <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue47/fenton#author1">Eileen Fenton</a> outlines issues relating to the long-term preservation of digital resources and the characteristics of an archival entity responding to this need.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The work of academics - in teaching and research - is not possible without reliable access to the accumulated scholarship of the past. As scholars have become more dependent upon the convenience and enhanced accessibility of electronic scholarly resources, concern about the long-term preservation and future accessibility of the electronic portion of the scholarly record has grown. One recent survey found that 83% of academic staff surveyed believe it is 'very important' to preserve electronic scholarly resources for future use [<a href="#1">1</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue47/fenton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue47 feature article eileen fenton american library association andrew w mellon foundation arl association of research libraries coalition for networked information cornell university elsevier library of congress national academy of sciences new york university oclc oxford university press portico university of chicago university of oxford york university accessibility archives authentication data digital library digital preservation digital repositories dtd ejournal graphics higher education infrastructure jstor licence national library passwords preservation repositories research software Sat, 29 Apr 2006 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1228 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk An Introduction to the Search/Retrieve URL Service (SRU) http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/morgan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/morgan#author1">Eric Lease Morgan</a> describes sibling Web Service protocols designed to define a standard form for Internet search queries as well as the structure of the responses.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This article is an introduction to the "brother and sister" Web Service protocols named Search/Retrieve Web Service (SRW) and Search/Retrieve URL Service (SRU) with an emphasis on the later. More specifically, the article outlines the problems SRW/U are intended to solve, the similarities and differences between SRW and SRU, the complimentary nature of the protocols with OAI-PMH, and how SRU is being employed in a sponsored NSF (National Science Foundation) grant called OCKHAM to facilitate an alerting service.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/morgan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 feature article eric lease morgan emory university google national science foundation oai oclc university of notre dame api browser cataloguing cql data database digital library dtd dublin core identifier information architecture library management systems marc metadata mets mods oai-pmh perl plain text repositories rss schema search technology secure shell sfx soap sru srw ssh standards stylesheet telnet uri url vocabularies web services xhtml xml xml schema xsl xslt Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1052 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk News and Events http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/newsline <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Seminar_Invitation_from_DEF_-_Danish_Electronic_Research_Library">Seminar Invitation from DEF - Danish Electronic Research Library</h3> <p>The DEF XML Web Services project invites you to participate in the seminar: <strong>Building Digital Libraries with XML Web Services</strong> on Friday 27 August 2004 from 9:30 to 16:00 at the Technical University of Denmark, Building 303, DK-2800 Lyngby.</p> <p>The headlines of the seminar are:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/newsline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 news and events shirley keane andrew w mellon foundation blackboard cornell university google hefce jisc jisc collections library of congress national library of the netherlands national science foundation newcastle university oai oracle stanford university stm technical university of denmark university college dublin university of bath university of nottingham university of virginia university of wisconsin wellcome trust libportal ndiipp apache archives authority data bibliographic data blog cataloguing content management data database digital archive digital library digital object identifier digital preservation digital repositories digitisation doi dtd e-government e-learning ead eprints fedora commons framework further education higher education html ict identifier information society infrastructure intellectual property interoperability intranet knowledge management licence linux mac os metadata mysql national library ocr ontologies open access open archives initiative open source optical character recognition personalisation php portal preservation repositories research schema search technology semantic web sgml software solaris standardisation standards taxonomy uportal url web services xml Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1071 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 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 NetLab's Digital Library Gâteau http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/netlab-conference <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue32/netlab-conference#author1">Jessica Lindholm</a> reports from the conference "NetLab and friends: Tribute and outlook after 10 years of digital library development". The conference was held in Lund, Sweden 10-12 April 2002.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Every_future_must_have_a_past">Every future must have a past</h3> <p>How did you celebrate your tenth birthday? Perhaps by making a nice birthday cake with all your favourite ingredients to share with your friends? NetLab [<a href="#1">1</a>], the research and development department at Lund University Libraries [<a href="#2">2</a>], celebrated its tenth anniversary in April 2002 with a three-day conference in Lund, Sweden [<a href="#3">3</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/netlab-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue32 feature article jessica lindholm amazon google heriot-watt university ifla ilrt jisc lund university oai oclc ukoln university of bath university of bristol eevl aggregation archives bath profile bibliographic data browser cataloguing collection description copyright data dcmi digital library digitisation dtd dublin core dublin core metadata initiative framework frbr identifier interoperability intranet ldap marc metadata namespace national library network protocol ontologies portal preservation rdf rdfs repositories research resource description rss schema search technology semantic web software standards thesaurus url vocabularies xml xml namespaces z39.50 Sun, 07 Jul 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 888 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Reference Books on the Web http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/ref-books <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue30/ref-books#author1">Adam Hodgkin</a> explores the range of electronic reference tools.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Reference books have been ‘published’ on the web for some years. Several hundred dictionaries are freely available. Many specialist encyclopaedias and subject reference works have been converted to become experimental web services(1).This wave of reference publishing follows no concerted plan. There is no formal market for these services and perhaps there never was an expectation of profit. The early development of the web has been like this.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/ref-books" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue30 feature article adam hodgkin google microsoft university of oxford aggregation algorithm bibliographic data cataloguing copyright data database dtd framework internet explorer schema search technology software standards url web services xml Fri, 25 Jan 2002 00:00:00 +0000 editor 843 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Access to Archives: England’s Contribution to the National Archive Network http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/archives <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue30/archives#author1">Caroline Thibeaud</a> discusses the Archive 2 Archive project.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Access to Archives project is one of the most exciting initiatives in the world of archives in England. It aims at developing a virtual national archival catalogue for the country. At a click of the mouse one will be able to find multilevel descriptions of some of the most important historical records of England. For family historians, school teachers and pupils, academic researchers or just curious life long learners the A2A gateway is a unique facility to pursue their interests and research from a PC terminal any time of the day, anywhere in the world.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/archives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue30 feature article caroline thibeaud british library the national archives university of bath archives hub archives cataloguing data database dtd dublin core ead framework higher education ict information retrieval information society infrastructure knowledge base metadata repositories research search technology sgml soa software standards thesaurus url xml Fri, 25 Jan 2002 00:00:00 +0000 editor 844 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Collective Convergence: The Work of the Collection Description Focus http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/robinson <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue29/robinson#author1">Pete Johnston</a> and Bridget Robinson outline the work of the Collection Description Focus.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The UK Collection Description Focus (1) was launched on 1 June 2001. It is a national post, jointly funded for a twelve-month period by the Joint Information Systems Committee/Distributed National Electronic Resource (JISC/DNER) (2) , the Research Support Libraries Program (RSLP) (3) and the British Library (4). The Focus aims to improve co-ordination of work on collection description methods, schemas and tools, with the goal of ensuring consistency and compatibility of approaches across projects, disciplines, institutions and sectors.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/robinson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue29 feature article pete johnston british library jisc microsoft ukoln university of bath archives hub dner archives collection description data database dissemination dtd dublin core dublin core metadata initiative ead interoperability metadata rdf research rslp schema search technology software url xml Tue, 02 Oct 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 826 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk AGORA: The Hybrid Library from a User's Perspective http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/case-studies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/case-studies#author1">Bridget Robinson</a> and <a href="/issue26/case-studies#author2">David Palmer</a> look at the Agora user studies.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Agora is one of the five Hybrid Library Projects that began in January 1998, forming part of phase 3 of the elib programme investigating issues surrounding the integration of digital and traditional library resources. It is a consortium-based project, led by the University of East Anglia; partners are UKOLN [1], Fretwell Downing Informatics and CERLIM (the Centre for Research in Library and Information Management). The project also works with several associate groups: libraries, service providers and systems developers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/case-studies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 feature article bridget robinson david palmer amazon bath spa university cerlim d-lib magazine heriot-watt university jisc ukoln university of bath university of east anglia university of hull agora dner elib bibliographic data cataloguing collection description data database dtd library management systems metadata repositories research resource discovery rslp schema search technology software thesaurus url xml z39.50 Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 747 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 Editorial Introduction to Issue 25: Beyond the Web Site http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/editorial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue25/editorial#author1">Philip Hunter</a> on the contents of Ariadne issue 25 and recent developments in the world of Digital Library initiatives.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Higher Education (HE) community interest in information technology remains very much the same as it was when the web first appeared: networked access to high quality (and quality assured) information resources. Current activities in the UK (the RDN, the DNER, HERO, etc) are logical developments of these core interests.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/editorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue25 editorial philip hunter jisc massachusetts institute of technology ukoln university of bath agora dner elib perseus sosig application profile archives content management copyright data database digital library dissemination dtd dublin core e-learning higher education html interoperability knowledge management metadata namespace repositories research resource discovery schema search technology sgml software standards tei unicode url web development xml z39.50 Sat, 23 Sep 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 722 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Knowledge Management in the Perseus Digital Library http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/rydberg-cox <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue25/rydberg-cox#author1">Jeffrey Rydberg-Cox</a> on the Perseus Project's new knowledge management and digital delivery tools.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Digital libraries can be an extremely effective method of extending the services of a traditional library by enabling activities such as access to materials outside the physical confines of the library <a name="anch1"></a><a href="#fn1">[1]</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/rydberg-cox" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue25 feature article jeffrey rydberg-cox d-lib magazine imperial college london library of congress tufts university university of oxford yale university perseus adobe browser cataloguing data data visualisation database digital library digitisation document format document management dtd gis html hypertext identifier information retrieval knowledge management metadata namespace resource discovery sgml software standards stylesheet tagging tei thesaurus url visualisation vocabularies xml xml namespaces xsl Sat, 23 Sep 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 724 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Metadata: Towards the Intelligent Museum http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/cimi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue25/cimi#author1">Paul Miller</a> and <a href="/issue25/cimi#author2">Alice Grant</a> explore CIMI: the collections standards organization which JISC has just joined.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Like libraries, museums face the daunting task of preserving our cultural heritage, whilst also striving with the often conflicting need to make that cultural heritage available to us today.</p> <p>Perhaps differently from libraries, <em>interpretation</em> plays an important part in the work of museums, where exhibitions are often designed around the telling of one or more stories about the past in order to place objects within their historical context.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/cimi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue25 regular column alice grant paul miller ahds jisc ukoln university of cambridge university of hull dner archives bath profile cataloguing data database dissemination dtd dublin core interoperability metadata mobile multimedia repositories search technology sgml standards url web development wireless application profile xml z39.50 Sat, 23 Sep 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 735 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk XML 2000: New Tools, New Vendors http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/xml-europe <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue25/xml-europe#author1">Dianne Kennedy</a> reports on the latest XML conference in Paris.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/xml-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue25 event report dianne kennedy content management content syndication data database dtd e-business e-learning html java metadata multimedia prism sgml software standards syndication unicode url video xml xsl xslt Sat, 23 Sep 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 739 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Text Encoding for Interchange: A New Consortium http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/tei <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue24/tei#author1">Lou Burnard</a> on the creation of the TEI Consortium which has been created to take the TEI Guidelines into the XML world.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) was originally established in 1987 with the goal of creating a community-based standard for text encoding and interchange. It came into being as the result of a perception in many different parts of the academic research community that the rising tide of digitized media (largely known, in those distant days, as "electronic" or even "machine-readable" texts) threatened to engulf everything in a war of competing formats and encoding systems.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/tei" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue24 feature article lou burnard library of congress university of illinois university of oxford university of virginia cataloguing data digital library dtd framework interoperability marc metadata preservation provenance research search technology sgml software standards tei url usability xml Thu, 22 Jun 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 700 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk How the Oxford English Dictionary Went Online http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/oed-tech <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue24/oed-tech#author1">Laura Elliot</a> explains the use of SGML in the management of the OED text.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Ariadne has already described the long-term task of revising the <i>Oxford English Dictionary</i> and reviewed <i>OED Online </i>at its launch in March this year, but the editor judged, rightly, that there must be a hidden story on the making of the web site.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/oed-tech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue24 feature article laura elliot ibm oxford university press stanford university university of oxford aggregation ascii data database dtd gif graphics html internet explorer java research search technology sgml software standardisation standards tagging url web browser windows xml Thu, 22 Jun 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 704 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 Electronic Publication of Ancient Near Eastern Texts http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/epanet <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue22/epanet#author1">Charles E. Jones</a> and <a href="/issue22/epanet#author2">David Schloen</a> report on a Chicago conference which explored XML tagging for Ancient Near Eastern Texts on the Web.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The civilizations of the ancient Near East produced the world's first written texts.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/epanet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue22 feature article charles e. jones david schloen alt berlin-brandenburg academy of sciences and humanities british museum ibm iso jisc library of congress microsoft oxford university press tufts university ukoln university college dublin university of bath university of birmingham university of chicago university of oxford university of pennsylvania university of utrecht perseus accessibility archives ascii browser cataloguing character encoding copyright data data model data set database digital library digital media dissemination dtd framework html infrastructure intellectual property internet explorer interoperability open source plain text research sgml software standardisation standards stylesheet tagging unicode url web browser xml xsl Tue, 21 Dec 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 653 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Digitizing Wilfrid http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/digiwilf <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue21/digiwilf#author1">Philip Hunter</a> talks to Stuart Lee about the prizewinning 'Wilfrid Owen Multimedia Digital Archive' and the JTAP 'Virtual Seminars on WW1'.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>PH</strong> How did the WWW1 JTAP seminars get started?</p> <p><strong>SL</strong> A long time ago we did a set of Hypercard stacks on Isaac Rosenberg, which I converted for the web in January ‘95, and then when the JTAP call came out I thought that we could expand the tutorial and make four tutorials. And then we had all the archive nearby: we thought we would tackle the idea of creating both online tutorials and a digital archive which lecturers could use.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/digiwilf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue21 feature article philip hunter british library imperial college london ucisa ukoln university of bath university of oxford first world war poetry perseus archives bibliographic data cataloguing copyright database digital archive digitisation dtd ead graphics html hypertext javascript multimedia photoshop research search technology sgml software sql standards tei url video windows Wed, 22 Sep 1999 23:00:00 +0000 editor 632 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk SGML, XML and Databases http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/emmott-sgml <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue18/emmott-sgml#author1">Stephen Emmott</a> reports on a one day meeting in London</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/emmott-sgml" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue18 event report stephen emmott w3c browser cd-rom data database dtd html hypertext java object database rdbms repositories schema sgml software standards web browser xml Sat, 19 Dec 1998 00:00:00 +0000 editor 575 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Electronic Access: Archives in the New Millennium http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue16/events <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue16/events#author1">Michael Day</a> reports from Kew on the Public Record Office view of the Brave New World of online archives.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Introduction">Introduction</h3> <p>A conference on <i>Electronic Access: Archives in the New Milennium</i> was held at the Public Record Office (PRO) <a href="#1">[1]</a>, Kew, on 3-4 June 1998. The Conference was held as part of the UK Presidency of the European Union. Present (over the two days) were about one hundred and twenty delegates representing a large number of organisations based in the European Union, countries in east-central Europe and the Russian Federation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue16/events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue16 event report michael day british library jisc kings college london swiss federal archives ukoln university of bath university of glasgow university of london university of pittsburgh archives cataloguing copyright data data set database digital archive digitisation dissemination dtd ead foi foia higher education html metadata preservation research resource discovery sgml software standards ulcc web browser Sat, 18 Jul 1998 23:00:00 +0000 editor 523 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Theses Unbound http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue11/cover <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue11/cover#author1">Alason Roberts</a> looks at the use of theses in academic libraries.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Is the age of the printed thesis doomed? The University Thesis On-line Group (UTOG) has recently completed a survey, funded by the British Library and JISC, on the use of doctoral theses in UK universities <a href="#1">[1]</a>. The survey forms the first phase of UTOG's work of addressing the problems and opportunities presented by making theses available electronically.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue11/cover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue11 feature article alason roberts british library cni coalition for networked information ibm jisc oclc university of edinburgh adobe archives bibliographic data digital library dissemination dtd electronic theses research sgml software standards Thu, 18 Sep 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 383 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Internationalisation and the Web http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/trenches <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue9/trenches#author1">Jon Knight</a> looks at how the Web is currently undergoing the sometimes painful internationalization process required if it is to live up to its name of the World Wide Web.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/trenches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 tooled up jon knight ansi ietf iso w3c ascii browser character encoding css doc dtd ftp graphics html hypertext i18n interoperability rfc software standardisation standards unicode url utf-16 utf-8 Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 325 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Report on the WWW 6 Conference http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue9/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> describes the sixth International World Wide Web conference which took place in California from 7 – 11 April 1997.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Sixth International World Wide Web Conference took place from 7-11th April 1997 in Santa Clara, California, USA. I attended the conference in my capacity as the JISC representative on the W3C (the World Wide Web Consortium).</p> <p>About 1,800 people attended the conference. This figure was down on the last two years, due possibly to the close proximity of other conferences - the Javasoft conference attracted about 8,000 delagates and the Microsoft Hardware Engineering conference about 15,000 delegates. Both of these conference took place the week before the WWW 6 conference.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 tooled up brian kelly ibm iso jisc microsoft ukoln university of bath w3c adobe browser cache database dom dtd gif html internet explorer java javascript multimedia search technology sgml software usability utf-8 web app xml Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 326 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Formats for the Electronic Library http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/electronic-formats <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue8/electronic-formats#author1">Judith Wusteman</a> describes the document formats used in electronic serials.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Every day, subscribers to the the NewJour mailing list <a href="#fn1">[1]</a> receive notification of new Internet-available electronic serials. The NewJour definition of a serial covers everything from journals to magazines and newsletters; from the <i>British Accounting Review</i> to <i>Ariadne</i>, to The (virtual) <i>Baguette</i> and <i>I Love My Nanny</i>. Some days, a dozen or more publications are announced. As of 13th February 1997, the NewJour archive contained 3,240 items.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/electronic-formats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue8 feature article judith wusteman apple d-lib magazine elsevier imperial college london institute of physics iso microsoft mpeg oclc sun microsystems ukoln university college dublin university of chicago university of illinois university of pennsylvania w3c yale university elib accessibility adobe aiff archives ascii avi bibliographic data browser copyright data database digital library dissemination document format dtd ejournal file format flash ftp gif gopher graphics html hypertext internet explorer java javascript jpeg latex licence multimedia operating system plain text png programming language quicktime realaudio sgml software standardisation standards streaming tiff video wav web browser windows xml Wed, 19 Mar 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 266 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk SETIS: Electronic Texts at the University of Sydney Library http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/scholarly-electronic <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue8/scholarly-electronic#author1">Creagh Cole</a> describes a project dedicated to providing in-house access to a large number of electronic texts on CD-ROM.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/scholarly-electronic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue8 project update creagh cole ibm stanford university university of oxford university of sydney university of virginia archives bibliographic data browser cd-rom database digitisation dtd ead html internet explorer ocr research search technology sgml software standards tei thesaurus web browser Wed, 19 Mar 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 280 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Down Under With the Dublin Core http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/canberra-metadata <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue8/canberra-metadata#author1">Paul Miller</a> and <a href="/issue8/canberra-metadata#author2">Tony Gill</a> offer a view of the recent Dublin Core metadata workshop in the Australian capital, Canberra.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Continuing a long and glorious tradition, the 4th Dublin Core Workshop <a href="#fn1">[1]</a> last month went to a really nice country and picked one of the least lively settlements in which to meet. Admittedly, in the company of such as Dublin (Ohio, USA, rather than the somewhat more picturesque capital of Eire) and Coventry, Canberra did rather manage to shine.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/canberra-metadata" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue8 event report paul miller tony gill ahds apple distributed systems technology centre national library of australia ncsa oclc ukoln university of kent university of sydney w3c elib cataloguing data dtd dublin core html hypertext identifier lcsh marc metadata national library opera pics resource description resource discovery rfc standards url Wed, 19 Mar 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 297 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk MCF: Will Dublin Form the Apple Core http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/mcf <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="#author1">Jon Knight</a> looks at how Dublin Core and Apple's new MCF metadata file format might make useful and interesting bed fellows.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>For many years librarians and computer scientists have been researching and developing metadata standards and technology. Although library OPACs are obviously commercially viable systems for maintaining metadata about hard copy resources, they are something of a niche market still. With the explosion in information provision on the Internet, this niche metadata market is set to explode itself, as an increasing number of companies develop a commercial interest in the provision and support for indexing, cataloging and navigating Internet resources.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/mcf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue7 tooled up jon knight apple ietf eevl elib jisc information environment sosig browser cataloguing data database dtd dublin core file format ftp html metadata research schema search technology sgml url vocabularies web browser Sun, 19 Jan 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 247 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Displaying SGML Documents on the World Wide Web http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue6/sgml <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue6/sgml#author1">David Houghton</a> 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.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This article 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. The tools discussed in this article and those that were used in experiments are all public domain or shareware packages. This demonstrates that the power and flexibilty of SGML can be utilised by the Internet community at little or no cost. The motivation for this work stems from the lack of standardisation on display techniques for SGML presentation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue6/sgml" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue6 tooled up david houghton de montfort university elsevier iso ncsa university of leeds ascii authentication bibliographic data browser copyright data database dtd ftp gif html hypertext internet explorer jpeg latex perl programming language search technology sgml software standardisation standards url web browser Tue, 19 Nov 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 213 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Metadata for the Masses http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/metadata-masses <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue5/metadata-masses#author1">Paul Miller</a> describes Dublin Core and several ideas for how it can be implemented.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><b>Metadata</b>. The word is increasingly to be found bandied about amongst the Web <i>cognoscenti</i>, but what exactly is it, and is it something that can be of value to you and your work? This article aims to explore some of the issues involved in metadata and then, concentrating specifically upon the Dublin Core, move on to show in a non-technical fashion how metadata may be used by anyone to make their material more accessible. A <a href="#refs">collection of references</a> at the end of the article provides pointers to some of the current work in this field.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/metadata-masses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue5 tooled up paul miller ahds british library d-lib magazine ifla iso library of congress ncsa newcastle university oclc ordnance survey ukoln university of york w3c elib accessibility bibliographic data browser cataloguing content negotiation data data set database dtd dublin core file format framework geospatial data gif gis html hypertext identifier infrastructure internet explorer marc metadata research resource description resource discovery schema search technology software standardisation standards tei url web browser Wed, 18 Sep 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 163 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Netskills Corner: Fifth WWW Conference, Paris http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/netskills_corner <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue3/netskills_corner#author1">Brian Kelly</a> undertakes the arduous task of attending the 5th WWW Conference in Paris (is there a 'smiley' for 'green with envy'?).</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="About_the_Conference">About the Conference</h2> <p><a href="http://ariadne-media.ukoln.info/grfx/img/issue3-netskills-corner/cnit.gif"><img alt="CNIT" src="http://ariadne-media.ukoln.info/grfx/img/issue3-netskills-corner/cnit.thumb.gif" /></a><br /><strong>The CNIT</strong></p> <p>The fifth World Wide Web conference was held at CNIT, La Défense in Paris from 6-10th May 1996. The conference began with a day of tutorials and workshops and concluded with a developer's day. The technical programme took place on the 7-9th May. In addition a Small to Medium Enterprises (SME) Forum was held on 9-10th May.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/netskills_corner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue3 tooled up brian kelly ibm ietf microsoft newcastle university oclc w3c browser cache content negotiation data database dtd graphics html hypertext internet explorer javascript repositories sgml software unicode url urn web browser windows Sat, 18 May 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 83 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Wire: Email Interview with Chris Lilley http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue2/wire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue2/wire#author1">Chris Lilley</a> submits to an interview by email.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>I represent <a href="http://www.niss.ac.uk/education/jasper/intro.html">JISC</a> at the Advisory Council meetings of the <a href="http://www.w3.org/pub/WWW/">World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)</a>. Most of the delegates are representing commercial companies, wheras I am effectively representing the UK Higher Education sector! W3C member companies are given advance information in confidence, and I am currently working with W3C to see how I can involve UK HE in the work of W3C without violating that confidence.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue2/wire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue2 regular column chris lilley hewlett-packard ietf jisc microsoft w3c browser css data dtd gopher graphics higher education html internet explorer interoperability java linux mac os mobile multimedia png rfc rtf sgml software standards visualisation web browser windows Tue, 19 Mar 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 59 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Wire: Email Interview with Traugott Koch http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue1/wire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue1/wire#author1">Traugott Koch</a> submits to an interview by email.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In this 'Wire' interview <em>Ariadne</em>&nbsp;staff ask Traugott Koch for his views on how libraries can develop in response to the World Wide Web.</p> <p></p><p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue1/wire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue1 regular column traugott koch elsevier lund university oclc ukoln university of cambridge sosig archives browser cataloguing cd-rom data database dtd gopher html hypertext information retrieval java mobile purl research resource discovery rtf search technology sgml software standards tei thesaurus url urn video web browser windows Fri, 19 Jan 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 38 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk From the Trenches: HTML, Which Version? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue1/knight <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In From the Trenches, a regular column which delves into the more technical aspects of networking and the World Wide Web, <a href="/issue1/knight#author1">Jon Knight</a>, 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.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Most people concerned with Electronic Libraries have by now marked up a document in the HyperText Markup Language (HTML), even if its only their home page. HTML provides an easy means of adding functionality such as distributed hyperlinking and insertion of multimedia objects into documents. Done well, HTML provides access to information over a wide variety of platforms using many different browsers accessing servers via all manners of network connections. However, it is also possible to do HTML badly. Badly done HTML may tie a document down to a particular browser or hardware platform.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue1/knight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue1 tooled up jon knight ibm ietf loughborough university microsoft ascii browser data dtd html hypertext latex multimedia sgml software standards tei url usability Fri, 19 Jan 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 41 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk