Overview of content related to 'elib' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/12515/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=john%20maccoll&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Editorial Introduction to Issue 46: Ten Years of Pathfinding http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue46/editorial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue46/editorial#author1">John MacColl</a>, <a href="/issue46/editorial#author2">Lorcan Dempsey</a> and <a href="/issue46/editorial#author3">John Kirriemuir</a> reflect in turn on the rationale and history of the founding of <em>Ariadne</em>.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Ten_Years_of_Pathfinding"><a name="maccoll_editorial"></a>Ten Years of Pathfinding</h2> <p class="byline"><a href="#author2"><strong>John MacColl</strong></a> reflects upon the choice of <em>Ariadne</em>'s name in the light of the publication's guiding mission.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue46/editorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue46 editorial john kirriemuir john maccoll lorcan dempsey richard waller dcc google jisc oclc ukoln university of abertay dundee university of edinburgh university of sheffield elib theseus blog cataloguing digital curation digital library digitisation ejournal framework higher education information retrieval programmable web rae research resource discovery search technology shared resource software url video Wed, 08 Feb 2006 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1204 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The Future Is Hybrid: Edinburgh http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue27/maccoll <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue27/maccoll#author1">John MacColl</a> and <a href="/issue27/maccoll#author2">Philip Hunter</a> report on 'The Future is Hybrid' project day in Edinburgh.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This 1-day conference was the third in a series of events organised by the Hybrid Libraries projects funded by JISC via the eLib Programme, and supported by the DNER. The prior two events had been held at the British Library, in November 2000, and Manchester Metropolitan University, in the previous week.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue27/maccoll" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue27 event report john maccoll philip hunter british library cerlim google jisc manchester metropolitan university talis ukoln university of bath university of birmingham university of east anglia university of edinburgh university of oxford agora dner elib jisc information environment archives authentication browser cataloguing cd-rom copyright data database flash framework html ldap library management systems metadata multimedia personalisation portal portfolio research resource discovery search technology software url video web browser z39.50 Fri, 23 Mar 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 786 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Delivering the Electronic Library: The ARIADNE Reader http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/ariadne-reader <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue22/ariadne-reader#author1">John MacColl</a> on the new ARIADNE Reader.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The ARIADNE Project was born in September 1995, and the first meeting of the participants from the two partner sites of Abertay Dundee and UKOLN took place in a restaurant after a one-day meeting at the Library Association, in the couple of hours between the Dundee editors leaving the meeting and having to leave for the overnight train from King’s Cross. In our time-limited discussion, we drafted out a shape for the print and web versions of ARIADNE, defining regular feature titles and listing ideas and contacts to be pursued. The pressure was on immediately.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/ariadne-reader" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue22 feature article john maccoll jisc library association ukoln university of bath elib archives copyright data ejournal higher education resource discovery url Tue, 21 Dec 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 655 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Instructional Management Systems http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue19/ims <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue19/ims#author1">John MacColl</a> explores the IMS concept in the context of the SELLIC project.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue19/ims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue19 feature article john maccoll ims jisc open university oracle university of edinburgh elib bibliographic data cataloguing cd-rom course design data data mining database digital library dissemination higher education information retrieval intellectual property intranet learning management system metadata opac personalisation rae repositories research resource description search technology software standards url web resources web services webct Fri, 19 Mar 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 582 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Print Editorial: Introduction to Issue 18 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/editorials/print.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue18/editorials/print.html#author1">Lyndon Pugh</a> presents the editorial from issue 18 of Ariadne's print version.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>At the end of three years of regular appearances of Ariadne, we publish our final issue. The funding provided by JISC via elib for an initial two years, which was extended to a third, finally came to an end this year. Despite the efforts of the Ariadne Project Board to secure further JISC funding, it was decided that Ariadne was too expensive, and funding must cease.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/editorials/print.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue18 editorial john maccoll jisc ukoln university of wales elib Sat, 19 Dec 1998 00:00:00 +0000 editor 548 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Of Arms and the Man We Sing http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/rusbridge <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue18/rusbridge#author1">John MacColl</a> talks to Chris Rusbridge about the eLib programme.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/rusbridge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue18 feature article john maccoll d-lib magazine jisc national science foundation university of dundee elib unisa digital library e-learning higher education national library research Sat, 19 Dec 1998 00:00:00 +0000 editor 562 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk A New Publication for a New Challenge http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue17/publication <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue17/publication#author1">John MacColl</a> and <a href="/issue17/publication#author2">Lyndon Pugh</a> discuss their proposal for a web and print magazine for Information and IT professionals in UK Higher Education.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="UKOLN-page-body"> <p>This article sets out to explore some of the issues to do with the establishment of a new periodical publication for information and IT professionals in Higher Education (HE). It addresses the need for a channel of communication which reflects the developing broad spectrum of information services in academic and related institutions, and is intended as an aid to further discussion.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue17/publication" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue17 feature article john maccoll lyndon pugh jisc elib archives higher education intranet knowledge management mis research Fri, 18 Sep 1998 23:00:00 +0000 editor 530 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Print Editorial: Introduction to Issue 16 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue16/editorials <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue16/editorials#author1">John Maccoll</a>, Assistant Director of Information Services, University of Abertay, introduces Ariadne 16.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>ARIADNE readers will be aware that this publication has been fully supported since its inception by JISC through the Electronic Libraries Programme. Initially funded only for two years, we were successful in obtaining a third year of eLib funding, allowing the publication to continue with its mission of featuring developments in networked information in the HE community and commissioning writing from key figures in the field.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue16/editorials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue16 editorial john maccoll jisc elib Sat, 18 Jul 1998 23:00:00 +0000 editor 506 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Print Editorial: Introduction to Issue 11 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue11/editorials/jm.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue11/editorials/jm.html#author1">John MacColl</a> presents the editorial from issue 11 of the print version.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Culture emerges as a strong theme in this issue of ARIADNE. Our <a href="/issue11/interface/">Interface</a> interviewee, on the opposite page, is Dan Fleming of the Formations Project, which is launching a pre-prints server for cultural studies. How do you change the working culture of academics working in cultural studies? Are they more susceptible to change and paradigm shifting than colleagues in other disciplines?</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue11/editorials/jm.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue11 editorial john maccoll jisc elib Thu, 18 Sep 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 381 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Conference Goes One Step Beyond http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue11/conference <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue11/conference#author1">John MacColl</a> reports on Beyond the Beginning: The Global Digital Library.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue11/conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue11 event report john maccoll coalition for networked information ibm jisc ukoln university of west london elib copyright digital library higher education intellectual property research Thu, 18 Sep 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 401 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk View from the Hill: Chris Zielinski http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue10/view-hill <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue10/view-hill#author1">John MacColl</a> meets <a href="/issue10/view-hill#author2">Chris Zielinski</a>, a champion of authors' rights.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue10/view-hill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue10 regular column chris zielinski john maccoll jisc university of oxford wipo elib archives copyright digitisation higher education intellectual property licence web services Fri, 18 Jul 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 372 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Print Editorial: Introduction to Issue 8 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/print-edit <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue8/print-edit#author1">John MacColl</a> with the editorial for the Print version of Ariadne issue 8.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The impact of the eLib programme <a href="#REF1">[1]</a>, now two years old, is becoming increasingly apparent in the electronic library infrastructure of the UK and beyond. The significance of the work of the MODELS <a href="#REF2">[2]</a> project in designing a national system of resource discovery, is recognised by the new Call for proposals from JISC's Committee for Electronic Information.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/print-edit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue8 editorial john maccoll jisc elib cataloguing infrastructure metadata research resource discovery Wed, 19 Mar 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 265 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk CEI Looks for Bold Response http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/cover <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue8/cover#author1">John MacColl</a> describes the new call for proposals for further eLib programme work.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) <a href="#fn1">[1]</a> this month releases a circular inviting higher education librarians and information staff to propose ways of developing the electronic library infrastructure of the UK. The document begins by retracing the creation of 'the successful eLib programme <a href="#fn2">[2]</a>', starting with the Follett Report of 1993, and moving forward to the present time with 60 funded projects across the UK.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/cover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue8 feature article john maccoll jisc elib archives bibliographic data cataloguing database digital preservation dissemination higher education infrastructure preservation resource discovery standards z39.50 Wed, 19 Mar 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 269 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Survey Results http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/survey-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue8/survey-results#author1">John MacColl</a> presents a selection of the comments arising from the first Ariadne readership survey [1]. This article appears in only the Web version of Ariadne.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/survey-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue8 editorial john maccoll elib digital library digitisation url Wed, 19 Mar 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 304 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Acrobat a High Flyer: John MacColl Discusses the Success of Adobe Acrobat and PDF http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/acrobat <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Acrobat a High Flyer: <a href="/issue7/acrobat#author1">John MacColl</a> discusses the success of Adobe Acrobat and PDF.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>As electronic library initiatives begin to move out of the research phase and into full production, one product is emerging as a dominant force in the presentation of electronic documents. Adobe's Acrobat software <a href="#fn1">[1]</a>, which is used for both generating and viewing Portable Document Format (PDF) files, is gaining widespread acceptance in the world of higher education.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/acrobat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue7 feature article john maccoll hefce microsoft elib adobe browser dissemination document format graphics higher education html hypertext licence operating system research sgml software standards web browser windows Sun, 19 Jan 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 232 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk View from the Hill http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/view <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>John MacColl quizzes <a href="/issue7/view#author1">John Kelleher</a> of the Tavistock Institute about the E-word.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><b>T</b>he main reason why the eLib projects are so aware of the need to evaluate what they do is that the Follett Implementation Group in Information Technology (FIGIT), in establishing the programme, commissioned the Tavistock Institute <a href="#fn1">[1]</a>to assist projects in the preparation of self-evaluation strategies. Founded in London in 1947, the Tavistock is an independent not- for-profit organisation which combines social science research with professional practice.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/view" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue7 regular column john kelleher john maccoll elib higher education research video Sun, 19 Jan 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 257 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk JISC Projects Ahead http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/jisc <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue5/jisc#author1">John MacColl</a> outlines some of the key points in JISCÆs five year strategy document.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Liberalisation of the UK Higher Education network, a drive for greater economy and efficiency, and the promotion of training and awareness, all emerge as key recommendations in the <i>Five Year Strategy, 1996-2001</i> published by the Joint Information Systems Committee last month. In his Chairman's Preface, Professor John Arbuthnott spells out JISC's role as one of "facilitating, not dictating or managing" the use of IT across the sector.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/jisc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue5 feature article john maccoll jisc elib algorithm bibliographic data cache copyright data set dissemination higher education multimedia research software Wed, 18 Sep 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 138 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Interface http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue4/nathan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue4/nathan#author1">John MacColl</a> talks to <a href="/issue4/nathan#author2">Peter Nathan</a>, acting president and distinguished professor of psychology at the University of Iowa.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue4/nathan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue4 regular column john maccoll peter nathan arl elib archives copyright intellectual property research Thu, 18 Jul 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 128 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Short Loan Projects http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/loans <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue3/loans#author1">John MacColl</a> discusses some of the issues involved in the digitisation of short loan collections.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Short Loan Collections have long been a necessary evil in academic libraries. Sometimes called 'Reserve' or 'Heavy Demand' collections, they were developed as a compromise solution to the problem of providing sufficient copies of undergraduate texts to meet the demands of large numbers of students all requiring access to the same texts at the same time.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/loans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue3 feature article john maccoll de montfort university university of surrey university of the west of england acorn elib copyright digitisation multimedia research search technology Sat, 18 May 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 76 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Sideline http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue1/sidelines <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/news/archive/2011/Title,62616,en.html">John MacColl</a> on the delights of sharing the blandest of Midland hotels with a group of eLib project managers for a couple of days.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Not a PC in sight. Not a torn fly-poster left over from the end of last session's revelries anywhere. Instead, seven storeys of the blandest of Midlands hotels, on a smeary wet couple of September days towards the end of the summer vacation.</p> <p></p><p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue1/sidelines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue1 regular column john maccoll elib windows Fri, 19 Jan 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 39 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk