Overview of content related to 'software' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/17/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=judith%20edwards&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en The Good, the Bad and the Useless http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue16/digital <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue16/digital#author1">Judith Edwards</a> evaluates Internet resources.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The latest estimate of the number of Web sites worldwide is almost 2.25 million <a href="#1">[1]</a>. It is part of the job of many of us - librarians or information managers - to select what our users will find useful from this mass of information. How do we decide whether or not to add details of an Internet site to our resource guide or Web page? What criteria should we use when recommending Internet resources to an individual or class? How can we judge the quality or appropriateness of a resource for a particular query or user?</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue16/digital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue16 feature article judith edwards carnegie mellon university edina university college london elib bibliographic data browser cd-rom copac copyright data database java licence passwords search technology software subject gateway url web browser Sat, 18 Jul 1998 23:00:00 +0000 editor 509 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Electronic Journals: Problem Or Panacea? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue10/journals <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue10/journals#author1">Judith Edwards</a> outlines some of the problems faced by academia in the acquisition and provision of electronic journals.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Most staff and students in UK higher education now have online access to hundreds of academic journals, thanks to the HEFCs Pilot Site Licence scheme. Many more journals are also available in electronic form, access to which must be negotiated separately. The total number of electronic journals is now so large that the most ostrich-like of librarians can no longer ignore them. A recent posting to lis-elib maintained that "There will be 3000+ e-journals based on existing publications alone (i.e.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue10/journals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue10 feature article judith edwards arl association of research libraries hefce institute of physics oclc university college london elib ostrich archives authentication service bibliographic data cataloguing cd-rom copyright data database ejournal file format higher education hypertext identifier licence marc passwords research search technology software standards telnet url video Fri, 18 Jul 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 349 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk