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The University of Oxford (informally Oxford University, or simply Oxford) is a university in Oxford, United Kingdom. It is the second oldest surviving university in the world and the oldest in the English-speaking world. Oxford is a member of the Russell Group of research-led British universities, the Coimbra Group, the G5, the League of European Research Universities, and the International Alliance of Research Universities. It is also a core member of the Europaeum and forms part of the 'Golden Triangle' of British universities (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Oxford)

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  • Number of articles referring to 'university of oxford': 251 (14.4% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'university of oxford' across all Ariadne articles: 687
  • Average number of references to 'university of oxford' per Ariadne article: 2.74
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'university of oxford': 1996-05
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  1. michael a. fraser (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. asif akram (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. meriel patrick (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. luis martinez-uribe (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. tahir mansoori (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Z39.50 for All

Paul Miller looks at the Z39.50 standard and attempts to extract some meaning from the mass of associated literature.

September 1999, issue21, feature article

Workshop on E-Research, Digital Repositories and Portals

Rob Allan, Rob Crouchley and Caroline Ingram report on a two-day workshop held at University of Lancaster over 6-7 September 2006

October 2006, issue49, event report

Wikipedia: Reflections on Use and Acceptance in Academic Environments

In the light of a workshop run by the Geological Society of London and Wikimedia UK, Brian Whalley reflects on the attitudes and practice of academia in respect of present-day Wikipedia content.

July 2012, issue69, feature article

Wiki Or Won't He? A Tale of Public Sector Wikis

Marieke Guy revisits a topic receiving considerable attention these days and reflects on wiki use by public organisations.

October 2006, issue49, feature article

Why Are Users So Useful? User Engagement and the Experience of the JISC Digitisation Programme

Paola Marchionni discusses the importance of user engagement in the creation of digitised scholarly resources with case studies from the JISC Digitisation Programme.

October 2009, issue61, feature article

What's in Humbul for Further Education?

Randy Metcalfe provides an overview of the materials and services of use to humanities practitioners in the FE sector.

January 2004, issue38, feature article

What Users Want: An Academic 'Hybrid' Library Perspective

Reg Carr reflects on the development of a user-centred approach in academic libraries over recent decades and into the era of the hybrid library.

February 2006, issue46, feature article

WebWatch: Surfing Historical UK University Web Sites

Brian Kelly outlines strategies for choosing appropriate standards for building Web sites.

April 2003, issue35, tooled up

Web Watch: What's Related to My Web Site?

What's Related To My Web Site? Brian Kelly looks at Netscape's 'What's Related?' facility and reports on the service's findings for institutional Web servers.

March 2001, issue27, tooled up

Web Watch: Update of a Survey of the Numbers of UK University Web Servers

Brian Kelly updates a survey of the numbers of UK university Web servers.

April 2002, issue31, tooled up

Web Watch: Size of Institutional Top Level Pages

Web Watch: Brian Kelly looks at the size of institutional top level pages.

June 2001, issue28, tooled up

Web Watch: An Accessibility Analysis of UK University Entry Points

Brian Kelly reports on the accessibility of entry points of UK University Web sites.

October 2002, issue33, tooled up

Web Watch: A Survey Of Web Server Software Used In UK University Web Sites

Brian Kelly A Survey Of Web Server Software Used In UK University Web Sites.

September 2000, issue25, tooled up

Web Watch: A Survey of Web Server Software Used by UK University Web Sites

Brian Kelly with an update of his survey of server software used by central Web sites in UK Universities.

January 2003, issue34, tooled up

Web Watch: A Survey Of Numbers of UK University Web Servers

How many web servers are there in the UK Higher Education community? Brian Kelly provides some answers.

June 2000, issue24, tooled up

Web Watch: A Survey of Links to UK University Web Sites

Brian Kelly reports on the number of links to University web sites.

March 2000, issue23, tooled up

Web Watch: A Survey of Institutional Web Gateways

Brian Kelly surveys institutional web gateways.

December 1999, issue22, tooled up

Web Watch: 404s, What's Missing?

Brian Kelly discusses 404 'not found' messages, and why you don't always get the same one.

June 1999, issue20, tooled up

Web Focus: Widening the Focus for the Future

Brian Kelly reviews the history of the Web Focus post and describes funding changes which gives Web Focus a much wider remit.

October 2003, issue37, tooled up

Web Focus: The Role of the Web Editor

Brian Kelly asks, does 'web editor' mean Unix guru or an HTML coder?

December 1998, issue18, regular column

Web Focus: Report on "Institutional Web Management Next Steps" Workshop

Brian Kelly reports on the latest "Institutional Web Management Workshop," this year called: "The Next Steps."

September 1999, issue21, tooled up

Web Focus: Guidelines for URI Naming Policies

Brian Kelly with some guidelines For URI naming policies in his regular column.

April 2002, issue31, tooled up

Waking Up in the British Library

Emma Beer reports on a one-day conference on using Early English Books Online in teaching and research in history and English literature.

April 2005, issue43, event report

VITAL services? Evaluating IT access in Public Libraries

Project officer Juliet Eve discusses the value and impact of end-user IT services in public libraries.

September 1999, issue21, regular column

Virtual Universities: Institutional Issues for Information Professionals

Jonathan Foster examines the institutional implications of networked approaches to learning for information professionals.

September 2000, issue25, feature article

Virtual Research Environments: Overview and Activity

Michael Fraser provides an overview of the virtual research environment (VRE) and introduces three JISC-funded projects in which Oxford University is participating.

July 2005, issue44, feature article

View from the Hill: Chris Zielinski

John MacColl meets Chris Zielinski, a champion of authors' rights.

July 1997, issue10, regular column

Using the Web for Academic Research: The Reading Experience Database Project

Alexis Weedon gives us some insight into a new web-based project designed to collate evidence for changing reading habits through history.

June 2001, issue28, feature article

United Kingdom Serials Group Conference 2005

Sarah Pearson reports on the annual 3-day UK Serials Group (UKSG) conference recently held at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.

April 2005, issue43, event report

Uncovering User Perceptions of Research Activity Data

Cecilia Loureiro-Koechlin discusses the outcomes and lessons learned from user tests performed on the Oxford Blue Pages, a tool designed to display information about researchers and their activities at the University of Oxford.

January 2010, issue62, feature article

UK Reading Experience Database

Bethan Ruddock reports from the launch event for the UK Reading Experience Database, held at the Betty Boothroyd Library, the Open University, Milton Keynes, on 24 February 2011.

July 2011, issue67, event report

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

Towards Interoperabilty of European Language Resources

Sophia Ananiadou and colleagues describe an ambitious new initiative to accelerate Europe-wide language technology research, helped by their work on promoting interoperability of language resources.

July 2011, issue67, feature article

Towards a Typology for Portals

Paul Miller looks at some of the services we call portals, and argues for better words to describe them.

October 2003, issue37, feature article

To VRE Or Not to VRE?: Do South African Malaria Researchers Need a Virtual Research Environment?

Heila Pienaar and Martie van Deventer identify the requirements of a Virtual Research Environment (VRE) for malaria researchers in South Africa.

April 2009, issue59, feature article

The World's Greatest Dictionary' Goes Online

Juliet New explains the background to the electronic version of the Oxford English Dictionary, launched on the 14 March 2000.

March 2000, issue23, feature article

The Web Editor: 'Abzu and Beyond'

Charles Jones muses on the history of the Internet presence of the University of Chicago Oriental Institute.

September 1999, issue21, regular column

The SPP Alerting Portlet: Delivering Personalised Updates

Virginia Knight describes the open-source alerting portlet which has been developed as part of the SPP Subject Portals Project (SPP) and the results of user feedback.

July 2007, issue52, feature article

The Secondary Homepages in Mathematics Initiative

Greig Fratus, MathGate Manager, supplies information about the Secondary Homepages in Mathematics initiative set up by Math-Net.

June 2001, issue28, regular column

The Second Life of UK Academics

John Kirriemuir introduces a series of studies investigating how the Second Life environment is being used in UK Higher and Further Education.

October 2007, issue53, feature article

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