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A password is a secret word or string of characters that is used for authentication, to prove identity or gain access to a resource (example: an access code is a type of password). The password should be kept secret from those not allowed access. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Password)

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

  • Number of articles referring to 'passwords': 111 (6.4% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'passwords' across all Ariadne articles: 257
  • Average number of references to 'passwords' per Ariadne article: 2.32
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'passwords': 1996-03
  • Trending factor of 'passwords': 18.9 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'passwords':

  1. jon knight (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. ruth jenkins (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. andy powell (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. andrew cox (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. judith edwards (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Virtual Rooms, Real Meetings

Andy Powell takes a brief look at VRVS, a desktop video-conferencing tool that can be used to support collaborative activities between groups of geographically distributed researchers.

October 2004, issue41, tooled up

Book Review: Libraries Without Walls 5

David Parkes reviews the fifth compilation of the biennial Library Without Walls Conference. He finds how far we have come and how far we have to go in delivering services to distributed learners.

October 2004, issue41, review

Planet-SOSIG

This month Neil Jacobs introduces a new book for information professionals in the social sciences and Heta Virnes describes her experience of running virtual helpdesks for SOSIG.

July 2004, issue40, regular column

EEVL News: EEVL, VLEs, Institutional and Library Portals

Malcolm Moffat discusses the use of EEVL functionality in VLEs and Portals.

April 2004, issue39, regular column

Through the Web Authoring Tools

Paul Browning offers a technical review of new approaches to Web publishing.

April 2004, issue39, tooled up

DSpace Vs. ETD-db: Choosing Software to Manage Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Richard Jones examines the similarities and differences between DSpace and ETD-db to determine their applicability in a modern E-theses service.

January 2004, issue38, feature article

Ebooks in UK Libraries: Where Are We Now?

Penny Garrod brings us up to date on developments in ebooks.

October 2003, issue37, feature article

Just a Distraction?: External Content in Institutional Portals

Ruth Martin and Liz Pearce reflect on stakeholders' views of external resources within institutional portals and highlight the findings of recent PORTAL Project research.

July 2003, issue36, feature article

Access Management: The Key to a Portal - The Experience of the Subject Portals Project

Francisco Pinto and Michael Fraser report on the experience of the Subject Portals Project.

April 2003, issue35, feature article

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

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

UM.Sitemaker: Flexible Web Publishing for Academic Users

Jonathan Maybaum explains how UM.SiteMaker was designed to fill an important gap in the array of tools to suit academic publishing.

July 2002, issue32, tooled up

Setting up an Institutional E-Print Archive

Stephen Pinfield, Mike Gardner, and John MacColl with some practical advice on setting up an e-print archive.

April 2002, issue31, feature article

Managed Learning?

Nicole Harris on current developments towards Managed Learning Environments in the ANGEL project.

January 2002, issue30, feature article

Do They Need to Know?

Andrew Cox and James Currall on the issue of Web security.

January 2002, issue30, feature article

Book Review: The Invisible Web

Marieke Napier reviews the book: The Invisible Web.

January 2002, issue30, review

Windows NT Explorer: Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)

Brett Burridge investigates the use of the Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP), the XML-based protocol that is taking a leading role in the emerging area of Web Services.

October 2001, issue29, regular column

Software Review: C4U

Andrew Cox and Simon McLean review this web-monitoring software.

October 2001, issue29, review

Personalization of Web Services: Opportunities and Challenges

Monica Bonett gives an overview of personalization on the World Wide Web and discusses ideas for development within resource discovery systems.

June 2001, issue28, feature article

Public Libraries: Lights Out and Silver Boots on

Sarah Ormes with her predictions for the future of Public Libraries and the Internet.

March 2001, issue27, regular column

It's the End of the World As We Know It (and I Feel Fine), Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the E-Book

Sarah Ormes explores the e-book from a Public Libraries perspective.

January 2001, issue26, feature article

Planet SOSIG: Keeping Social Scientists Connected

Debra Hiom and Emma Place discuss work to keep social scientists connected.

January 2001, issue26, regular column

ZOPE: Swiss Army Knife for the Web?

Paul Browning looks at this multiple authoring environment.

September 2000, issue25, feature article

EPRESS

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

March 2000, issue23, feature article

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

The ResIDe Electronic Library: An Evolving Library Service

Christine Dugdale looks at the progress of this project to a functional service.

December 1999, issue22, feature article

Search Engines: The Altavista Relaunch, Personalised Search Engines

Phil Bradley on the Altavista relaunch, and Personalised Search Engines.

December 1999, issue22, regular column

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

Windows NT Explorer

Brett Burridge on Internet Information Server (IIS 4.0)

September 1999, issue21, tooled up

Web Cache: Clashing with Caching?

Ruth Jenkins explores some cache related issues for Library and Information Services

September 1999, issue21, tooled up

JISC Content: NESLI Implications Outside the HE Community

Alicia Wise discusses NESLI.

June 1999, issue20, regular column

Unix and the Web: Providing Web Access to Your Email

Brian Kelly introduces a regular column on Unix and Web issues by describing how a combination of Apache, PHP and IMP can make email folders available using a web browser.

March 1999, issue19, tooled up

Internet Detective: BA Students Get on the Case

Emma Worsfold and Debra Hiom introduce their "Internet Detective" online tutorial, and BA students from the final year Information Management BA at Queen Margaret College, Edinburgh, review the site.

December 1998, issue18, feature article

The Good, the Bad and the Useless

Judith Edwards evaluates Internet resources.

July 1998, issue16, feature article

Showing Robots the Door

Ian Peacock explains how web robot access to your site can be controlled.

May 1998, issue15, tooled up

Superjournal Update

Christine Baldwin describes work so far on the Superjournal project which set out to study factors which make e-journals successful and useful to academia.

March 1998, issue14, project update

HEADLINE (HYBRID Electronic Access and Delivery in the Library Networked Environment)

Maureen Wade introduces HEADLINE (HYBRID Electronic Access and Delivery in the Library Networked Environment).

January 1998, issue13, project update

JournalsOnline: The Online Journal Solution

Jane Henley and Sarah Thompson look at the BIDS JournalsOnline service and its commercial competitors.

November 1997, issue12, feature article

Are Print Journals Dinosaurs?

Tony Kidd wonders if he and and his kind are palæontologists.

November 1997, issue12, feature article

Down Your Way: The Radcliffe Science Library

Sarah Ashton meets the Deputy Keeper of the Scientific Book, Dave Price.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

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