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Z39.50 is a client-server protocol for searching and retrieving information from remote computer databases. It is covered by ANSI/NISO standard Z39.50, and ISO standard 23950. The standard's maintenance agency is the Library of Congress. Z39.50 is widely used in library environments and is often incorporated into integrated library systems and personal bibliographic reference software. Interlibrary catalogue searches for interlibrary loan are often implemented with Z39.50 queries. Work on the Z39.50 protocol began in the 1970s, and led to successive versions in 1988, 1992, 1995 and 2003. The Common Query Language is based on Z39.50 semantics. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Z39.50)

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  • Number of articles referring to 'z39.50': 157 (9.0% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'z39.50' across all Ariadne articles: 686
  • Average number of references to 'z39.50' per Ariadne article: 4.37
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'z39.50': 1996-01
  • Trending factor of 'z39.50': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'z39.50':

  1. paul miller (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. andy powell (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. philip hunter (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. john gilby (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. peter stubley (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Mapping the JISC IE Service Landscape

Andy Powell provides a graphical representation of how some well-known services, projects and software applications fit within the JISC Information Environment technical architecture.

July 2003, issue36, feature article

The Bath Profile Four Years On: What's Being Done in the UK?

Fraser Nicolaides gives us his take on the conference to review the implementation of the Bath Profile in the UK, July 2003.

July 2003, issue36, event report

ePrints UK: Developing a National E-prints Archive

Ruth Martin describes the technical work of the ePrints UK project, and outlines the non-technical issues that must also be addressed if the project is to deliver a national e-prints service

April 2003, issue35, feature article

Syndicated Content: It's More Than Just Some File Formats?

Paul Miller takes a look at issues arising from the current enthusiasm for syndicating content to portals or other web sites, and offers some guidelines for good practice.

April 2003, issue35, feature article

Sharing History of Science and Medicine Gateway Metadata Using OAI-PMH

David Little outlines the resource sharing arrangements between the MedHist gateway and the Humbul hub, using the OAI Protocol for Metadata Harvesting, and some of the issues it has raised.

January 2003, issue34, feature article

Exposing Information Resources for E-learning

Steve Richardson and Andy Powell on Harvesting and searching IMS metadata using both the OAI Protocol for Metadata Harvesting, and the Z39.50 Protocol.

January 2003, issue34, feature article

EEVL: Search Me!

Roddy MacLeod supplies guidance on the large range of available EEVL search options.

January 2003, issue34, regular column

Editorial Introduction to Issue 34: Cultivating Interoperability and Resource-Sharing

Philip Hunter introduces Ariadne issue 34.

January 2003, issue34, editorial

5 Step Guide to Becoming a Content Provider in the JISC Information Environment

Andy Powell describes steps which content providers can take to integrate their resources into the JISC IE.

October 2002, issue33, feature article

Climbing the Scholarly Publishing Mountain With SHERPA

John MacColl and Stephen Pinfield explore the SHERPA project, which is concentrating on making e-prints available online.

October 2002, issue33, feature article

Student Searching Behaviour in the JISC Information Environment

Jill R. Griffiths and Peter Brophy report on work in progress and air some initial findings on the EDNER project, which undertakes evaluation of the developing JISC Information Environment.

October 2002, issue33, feature article

Portals, Portals Everywhere

Ian Dolphin, Paul Miller and Robert Sherratt report on two conferences over the summer which explored the progress being made in deploying institutional portals of various forms.

October 2002, issue33, event report

Another Piece of Cake?

Anders Ardö, Sigfrid Lundberg and Ann-Sofie Zettergren with an overview of the history of Netlab, now ten years old.

July 2002, issue32, feature article

NetLab's Digital Library Gâteau

Jessica Lindholm 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.

July 2002, issue32, feature article

First Impressions of Ex Libris's Metalib: Talking about a Revolution?

Nick Lewis outlines key issues in the implementation of a cross-searching portal using Metalib.

July 2002, issue32, feature article

Electronic Theses and Dissertations: A Strategy for the UK

by John MacColl considers a strategy for electronic theses and dissertations in the United Kingdom.

July 2002, issue32, feature article

Editorial Introduction to Issue 31: An E-prints Revolution?

Philip Hunter with the editorial for Ariadne issue 31.

April 2002, issue31, editorial

The JISC Information Environment and Web Services

Andy Powell and Liz Lyon look at possible relationships between the Web Services idea and earlier ideas about seamless access to information.

April 2002, issue31, 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

EEVL-ution to a Portal

Roddy Macleod on the hub's 'EEVL-ution' to a portal.

April 2002, issue31, regular column

Building ResourceFinder

Pete Cliff looks at how the RDN has utilised the OAI Metadata Harvesting Protocol.

January 2002, issue30, feature article

Subject Portals

Judith Clark describes a three-year project to develop a set of subject portals as part of the Distributed National Electronic Resource (DNER) development programme.

October 2001, issue29, feature article

Managing Electronic Library Services: Current Issues in UK Higher Education Institutions

Stephen Pinfield surveys some of the key issues associated with delivering electronic library services.

October 2001, issue29, feature article

ACM / IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries

John MacColl reports on a selection of the papers given at this conference in Roanoake, Virginia, June 24-28 2001.

October 2001, issue29, event report

Developing an Agenda for Institutional E-Print Archives

Philip Hunter, John MacColl and Marieke Napier report on a one day Open Archives conference on OAI compliant metadata and e-print issues. Held at the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, London. 11 July 2001.

October 2001, issue29, event report

The eLib Hybrid Library Projects

Michael Breaks provides an overview of BUILDER, AGORA, MALIBU, HeadLine and HyLife

June 2001, issue28, feature article

The JOIN-UP Programme: Seminar on Linking Technologies

Sandy Shaw reports on a seminar bringing together experts in the field of linking technology for JISC's JOIN-UP Programme.

June 2001, issue28, event report

The Filling in the PIE: HeadLine's Resource Data Model

John Paschoud explains the concepts of representation and use of metadata in the Resource Data Model (RDM) that has been developed by the HeadLine project.

March 2001, issue27, feature article

BIOME

Paula Manning reports on feedback received on the BIOME Service and how the service will develop in response.

March 2001, issue27, regular column

The Future Is Hybrid: Edinburgh

John MacColl and Philip Hunter report on 'The Future is Hybrid' project day in Edinburgh.

March 2001, issue27, event report

After eLib

Chris Rusbridge, the former Director of the UK Electronic Libraries Programme, with an assessment of its achievements and legacy.

January 2001, issue26, feature article

Travelling at the Speed of Discovery: The MALIBU Project's Most Valuable Lessons

Valeda Dent with a newcomer's perspective on the MALIBU project.

January 2001, issue26, feature article

AGORA: The Hybrid Library from a User's Perspective

Bridget Robinson and David Palmer look at the Agora user studies.

January 2001, issue26, feature article

The Distributed National Electronic Resource and the Hybrid Library

Stephen Pinfield and Lorcan Dempsey with an overview of the DNER.

January 2001, issue26, feature article

Clumps Come Up Trumps

Helena Gillis, Verity Brack, John Gilby and Marian Hogg review the four eLib CLUMP projects now at the end of their funding periods.

January 2001, issue26, feature article

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

Application Profiles: Mixing and Matching Metadata Schemas

Rachel Heery and Manjula Patel introduce a means of establishing a common approach to sharing information between implementers and standards makers.

September 2000, issue25, feature article

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

DECOMATE II

Leona Carpenter gives a personal view of the 'Logged into Economics' conference in Barcelona in June.

September 2000, issue25, event report

Editorial Introduction to Issue 24: Plumbing the Digital Library

Philip Hunter introduces Ariadne 24.

June 2000, issue24, editorial

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