Overview of content related to 'ncsa' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/12516/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en NSF Workshop on Cyberinfrastructure Software Sustainability http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue59/nsf-2009-03-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue59/nsf-2009-03-rpt#author1">Paul Walk</a> reports on a two-day NSF-sponsored workshop held at Indiana University, on 26-27 March 2009.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>I was recently invited to attend a 'Software Sustainability Workshop', organised by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and hosted by Indiana University at its University Place Conference Center in Indianapolis. The invitation, which included a call for position papers, described the event as follows:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue59/nsf-2009-03-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue59 event report paul walk ibm indiana university johns hopkins university massachusetts institute of technology microsoft national science foundation ncsa sakai ukoln university of bath wikipedia apache cloud computing e-learning e-science framework gpl higher education infrastructure intellectual property licence linux open source operating system provenance repositories research software video Wed, 29 Apr 2009 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1478 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk IWMW 2006: Quality Matters http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue48/iwmw-2006-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue48/iwmw-2006-rpt#author1">Adrian Stevenson</a> reports on the 10th Institutional Web Management Workshop held at the University of Bath over 14-16 June 2006.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The 10th Institutional Web Management Workshop (<a href="http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/web-focus/events/workshops/webmaster-2006/">IWMW 2006</a>) [<a href="#1">1</a>] returned to its spiritual home in Bath this year, headquarters of the workshop organisers UKOLN [<a href="#2">2</a>] and the venue of the fourth IWMW workshop held in 2000. It was the first workshop to be chaired by Marieke Guy following nine years with Brian Kelly at the helm from its inception in 1997.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue48/iwmw-2006-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue48 event report adrian stevenson amazon cetis eduserv google harvard university iso jisc london school of economics ncsa newcastle university oclc oss watch robert gordon university talis terminalfour ukoln university of aberdeen university of bath university of huddersfield university of leeds university of manchester university of wales university of york w3c e-framework iwmw jisc information environment wikipedia accessibility aggregation ajax archives blog browser cataloguing content management cookie creative commons data database digital repositories e-government e-learning e-research firefox flickr framework further education gif google maps google scholar gopher graphics html instant messaging intellectual property interoperability intranet mailbase marc mashup metadata microformats moodle multimedia open source opml podcast portal research rss search technology semantic web smil sms soa software standards streaming sword protocol tagging usability video vle web 2.0 web app web development web services wiki xcri xhtml xml Sat, 29 Jul 2006 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1255 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Delivering Open Access: From Promise to Practice http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue46/law <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue46/law#author1">Derek Law</a> predicts how the open access agenda will develop over the next ten years.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Training as a mediaeval historian encourages one to look backwards before looking forwards. In doing so it is difficult to overestimate the impact of technology push. The combination of increased speed, increased power and increased storage has transformed the opportunities available to the community at large and academics in particular. Twenty years ago we saw the first CD-ROMs with 650Mb capacity; today a standard entry-level PC will have 80Gb of storage, while 200-1000Gb is not uncommon.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue46/law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue46 feature article derek law apple d-lib magazine elsevier google imperial college london ncsa stm university of strathclyde digital academic repositories archives copyright data data set database digital library dissemination dvd ftp google scholar gopher infrastructure open access open source rae repositories research standards video wireless Wed, 08 Feb 2006 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1208 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: A Survey of Web Server Software Used by UK University Web Sites http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue34/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue34/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> with an update of his survey of server software used by central Web sites in UK Universities.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>A survey of Web server software used on UK University Web sites was carried out in October 1997 and the findings were reported in <em>Ariadne</em> issue 12 <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a>. The survey was repeated in September 2000 and the updated findings published in <em>Ariadne</em> issue 21 <a href="#ref-02">[2]</a>.</p> <p>The survey was repeated in November 2002 and the findings are published in this article.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue34/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue34 tooled up brian kelly apache software foundation birkbeck college birmingham city university central school of speech and drama courtauld institute of art de montfort university edinburgh college of art glasgow school of art goldsmiths college imperial college london kings college london leeds metropolitan university liverpool john moores university london business school london school of economics manchester metropolitan university microsoft ncsa nottingham trent university open university queens university belfast robert gordon university rose bruford college royal academy of music royal agricultural college royal college of art royal college of music royal conservatoire of scotland royal holloway royal northern college of music royal veterinary college royal welsh college of music and drama school of oriental and african studies south bank university surrey institute of art & design ukoln university college london university of bath university of cambridge university of central lancashire university of dundee university of east london university of london university of oxford university of surrey university of the west of england university of wales university of west london gnu apache browser cookie higher education interoperability linux php pics privacy research software url windows Wed, 15 Jan 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 932 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The Klearinghouse: An Inventory of Knowledge Technologies http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/brett <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue25/brett#author1">George Brett</a> discusses part of a model of distributed user support, The Klearinghouse. The National Laboratory for Applied Network Research (NLANR) has been actively supporting high performance applications and networking for the past five years. The Klearinghouse is a next generation effort of the Advanced Applications Clearinghouse which is in the Distributed Applications Support Team of the NLANR.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Research and Education, especially higher education, have been key players in the development of various information technologies including the Internet. While advances in networking, computing, scientific research and education applications have been proceeding at a rapid pace, what has been lacking is a coordinated effort to capture, collect, or otherwise systematically organize the experience, knowledge and other product of the work done.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/brett" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue25 feature article george brett arl carnegie mellon university cni coalition for networked information ncsa aggregation cataloguing crm data database dissemination higher education identifier knowledge base knowledge management licence multimedia perl portal research schema software sql url video web browser xml Sat, 23 Sep 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 726 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: A Survey Of Web Server Software Used In UK University Web Sites http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue25/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> A Survey Of Web Server Software Used In UK University Web Sites.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>What Web server software is used within the UK Higher Education community? What trends are there? How can I find out which institutions are using the same software as mine? Am I running a dated version of the software, compared with the rest of the community? This survey aims to provide answers to these questions by surveying the server software used on the main institutional entry point.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue25 tooled up brian kelly apple bournemouth university central school of speech and drama dartington college of arts de montfort university glasgow caledonian university glasgow school of art goldsmiths college imperial college london kings college london leeds metropolitan university london business school london school of economics manchester metropolitan university microsoft ncsa robert gordon university rose bruford college royal academy of music royal college of art royal college of music royal conservatoire of scotland royal holloway royal northern college of music royal veterinary college school of oriental and african studies sheffield hallam university south bank university surrey institute of art & design ukoln university college london university of bath university of cambridge university of london university of northumbria at newcastle university of oxford university of the west of england university of wales gnu apache bsd higher education linux operating system php software solaris url windows Sat, 23 Sep 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 738 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk WebWatch: Conclusions from the WebWatch Project http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue19/webwatch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue19/webwatch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> sums up conclusions from the WebWatch Project.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="UKOLN-body"> <p>The WebWatch project <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a>, which was based at UKOLN, University of Bath and funded the the British Library Research and Innovation Centre (BLRIC), involved the development of robot software to analyse web resources in a variety of (mainly UK) communities. The project analysed several communities and has produced reports on the results. Following the successful completetion of the WebWatch project a final report has been produced. This article summarises the findings published in the report.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue19/webwatch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue19 tooled up brian kelly british library microsoft ncsa ukoln university of bath elib niss adobe apache browser data doc dublin core higher education html metadata ms word perl research software url web resources web services Fri, 19 Mar 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 598 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Ways of Exploiting New Technologies http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue16/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue16/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> discusses Intermediaries: Ways Of Exploiting New Technologies.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Since February 1998 HTML 4.0 <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a>, CSS 2.0<a href="#ref-02">[2]</a>, the Mathematical Markup Language MathML <a href="#ref-03">[3]</a> and the Extensible Markup Language XML <a href="#ref-04">[4]</a> have all become <strong>W3C Recommendations</strong>. These web protocols, all of which are concerned with the way in which information can be represented and displayed, were initially <strong>Working Drafts</strong> which were developed by the appropriate W3C Working Group.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue16/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue16 regular column brian kelly d-lib magazine ibm ietf microsoft ncsa ukoln university of bath university of southampton w3c elib algorithm browser cache content negotiation css data database document management doi file format gif gopher higher education html identifier internet explorer intranet java javascript mathml php png scripting language software url urn web browser web resources web services xml Sat, 18 Jul 1998 23:00:00 +0000 editor 521 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: WebWatching UK Universities and Colleges http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue12/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue12/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> describes the WebWatch project.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="About_WebWatch">About WebWatch</h2> <p>WebWatch is a one year project funded by the British Library Research and Innovation Centre (BLRIC) <a href="#ref1">[1]</a>. The main aim of WebWatch is to develop and use robot software to analyse the use of web technologies with various UK communities and to report on the findings to various interested communities. Other aims of WebWatch include:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue12/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue12 regular column brian kelly alt apache software foundation british library microsoft ncsa ukoln university of bath apache browser data dublin core gif higher education html hypertext java javascript metadata pics research search technology software standards windows Wed, 19 Nov 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 428 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Extending Metadata for Digital Preservation http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/metadata <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue9/metadata#author1">Michael Day</a> suggests how the concept of metadata could be extended to provide information in the specific field of digital preservation.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Metadata_for_resource_discovery_and_access">Metadata for resource discovery and access</h3> <p>When the library and information community discuss metadata, the most common analogy given is the library catalogue record. Priscilla Caplan, for example, has defined metadata as a neutral term for cataloguing without the "excess baggage" of the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules or the MARC formats <a href="#fn1">[1]</a>. The most well-known metadata initiative, the Dubin Core Metadata Element Set, has the specific aim of supporting resource discovery in a network environment.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/metadata" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 tooled up michael day british library d-lib magazine ncsa oclc ukoln university of bath university of cambridge university of pittsburgh elib niss sosig archives authentication bibliographic data cataloguing data digital library digital preservation dublin core ftp gopher identifier information retrieval interoperability marc metadata preservation preservation metadata provenance research resource discovery search technology software standards Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 324 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Wire: Interview Via Email With Jon Knight and Martin Hamilton http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/wire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In this interview we question Knight and <a href="/issue9/wire#author2">Martin Hamilton</a> and present their replies.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/wire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 regular column jon knight martin hamilton loughborough university ncsa oclc talis acorn elib sosig archives browser cache cataloguing cd-rom data database ftp gopher graphics html internet explorer java javascript latex linux metadata opac perl research resource discovery search technology sgml software standards url web browser windows Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 333 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Down Under With the Dublin Core http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/canberra-metadata <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue8/canberra-metadata#author1">Paul Miller</a> and <a href="/issue8/canberra-metadata#author2">Tony Gill</a> offer a view of the recent Dublin Core metadata workshop in the Australian capital, Canberra.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Continuing a long and glorious tradition, the 4th Dublin Core Workshop <a href="#fn1">[1]</a> last month went to a really nice country and picked one of the least lively settlements in which to meet. Admittedly, in the company of such as Dublin (Ohio, USA, rather than the somewhat more picturesque capital of Eire) and Coventry, Canberra did rather manage to shine.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/canberra-metadata" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue8 event report paul miller tony gill ahds apple distributed systems technology centre national library of australia ncsa oclc ukoln university of kent university of sydney w3c elib cataloguing data dtd dublin core html hypertext identifier lcsh marc metadata national library opera pics resource description resource discovery rfc standards url Wed, 19 Mar 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 297 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk How to Grow Gossamer and Keep It Untangled http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue6/web-guild <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue6/web-guild#author1">George Munroe</a> describes the experiences in establishing a large institutional web site.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Note: The Web Pages for the Queen's Webmasters Guild can be found at <a href="http://boris.qub.ac.uk/webmasters/"> http://boris.qub.ac.uk/webmasters/</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue6/web-guild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue6 feature article george munroe apple australian national university bbc ncsa queens university belfast university college london browser copyright database ftp gopher graphics html java mac os mailbase repositories software url web browser web services Tue, 19 Nov 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 190 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Infopolecon http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue6/lindsay <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue6/lindsay#author1">John Lindsay</a> comments on the evolution of the UK network infrastructure, and the problems arguably generated along the way.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Jeremy Bentham coined the term 'panopticon' in his proposal for a circular prison, whose cells were exposed to a central well in which the warders were located, allowing the prisoners to see all other prisoners and to be observed at all times without ever knowing when they were being watched. Bentham also promoted the idea of political economy as the greatest good for the greatest number. Drawing on his terminology as the basis for this article, I therefore propose the new term 'infopolecon' to describe the political economy of information.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue6/lindsay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue6 feature article john lindsay british library edina jisc kingston university microsoft ncsa sconul ucisa ukerna acorn elib niss browser cataloguing cd-rom copyright data data set database digital library digitisation higher education html infrastructure licence multimedia passwords rae research search technology standardisation url z39.50 Tue, 19 Nov 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 192 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Displaying SGML Documents on the World Wide Web http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue6/sgml <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue6/sgml#author1">David Houghton</a> discusses a method by which documents marked up using Standard Generalised Markup Language (SGML) can be used to generate a database for use in conjunction with the World Wide Web.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This article discusses a method by which documents marked up using Standard Generalised Markup Language (SGML) can be used to generate a database for use in conjunction with the World Wide Web. The tools discussed in this article and those that were used in experiments are all public domain or shareware packages. This demonstrates that the power and flexibilty of SGML can be utilised by the Internet community at little or no cost. The motivation for this work stems from the lack of standardisation on display techniques for SGML presentation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue6/sgml" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue6 tooled up david houghton de montfort university elsevier iso ncsa university of leeds ascii authentication bibliographic data browser copyright data database dtd ftp gif html hypertext internet explorer jpeg latex perl programming language search technology sgml software standardisation standards url web browser Tue, 19 Nov 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 213 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Putting the UK on the Map http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/wolverhampton <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue5/wolverhampton#author1">Peter Burden</a> of the University of Wolverhampton's School of Computing and Information Technology describes the history behind his clickable maps of the UK, an essential and well established (though unfunded) resource for quickly locating academic and research Web sites.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Many of you are probably familiar with the WWW active maps of UK academic resources operated by the University of Wolverhampton's School of Computing and Information Technology. If you're not point your WWW browser at <a href="http://www.scit.wlv.ac.uk/ukinfo/uk.map.html"> http://www.scit.wlv.ac.uk/ukinfo/uk.map.html</a> before going any further. I thought it might be of interest to Ariadne readers to hear how and why these maps were created.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/wolverhampton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue5 project update peter burden imperial college london ncsa ukoln university of cambridge university of edinburgh university of manchester university of oxford university of wolverhampton archives browser copyright data database dewey decimal dns free software ftp gif gopher graphics research software standards windows Wed, 18 Sep 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 145 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Open Peer Review & Argumentation: Loosening the Paper Chains on Journals http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/jime <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue5/jime#author1">Tamara Sumner</a> and <a href="/issue5/jime#author2">Simon Buckingham Shum</a> of the Knowledge Media Institute of the Open University, describe the design and implementation of the Journal of Interactive Media in Education, and some of the issues behind the approach that this journal takes to the process of scholarly review.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The emergence of the internet and the World Wide Web (WWW) have potentially profound implications for scholarly practice, particularly in the submission, review, and publication of articles in journals. However to date, much of the impact of these new technologies on journals has been on digitising the <em>products</em> of journal publication; the scholarly <em>processes</em> involved in reviewing articles remain unchanged and unsupported.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/jime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue5 project update simon buckingham shum tamara sumner knowledge media institute ncsa open university university of cambridge university of illinois adobe copyright digital media html hypertext plain text research standards usability Wed, 18 Sep 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 154 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Metadata for the Masses http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/metadata-masses <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue5/metadata-masses#author1">Paul Miller</a> describes Dublin Core and several ideas for how it can be implemented.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><b>Metadata</b>. The word is increasingly to be found bandied about amongst the Web <i>cognoscenti</i>, but what exactly is it, and is it something that can be of value to you and your work? This article aims to explore some of the issues involved in metadata and then, concentrating specifically upon the Dublin Core, move on to show in a non-technical fashion how metadata may be used by anyone to make their material more accessible. A <a href="#refs">collection of references</a> at the end of the article provides pointers to some of the current work in this field.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/metadata-masses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue5 tooled up paul miller ahds british library d-lib magazine ifla iso library of congress ncsa newcastle university oclc ordnance survey ukoln university of york w3c elib accessibility bibliographic data browser cataloguing content negotiation data data set database dtd dublin core file format framework geospatial data gif gis html hypertext identifier infrastructure internet explorer marc metadata research resource description resource discovery schema search technology software standardisation standards tei url web browser Wed, 18 Sep 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 163 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Serving the Arts and Humanities http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue4/ahds <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue4/ahds#author1">Dan Greenstein</a> gives an extensive description of AHDS, the Arts and Humanities Data Service: its objectives, organisation, and how the data will be collected, preserved and described..</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Increasing scholarly use of computers and electronic resources raises a number of related challenges.</p> <p>Computer-based research produces digital data with significant secondary use value. Yet that value cannot fully be realised unless the data are created and described according to relevant standards, systematically collected, preserved, and reported to the widest possible community.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue4/ahds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue4 feature article dan greenstein ahds british library british museum jisc kings college london ncsa oclc ukoln university of glasgow university of oxford university of warwick university of york archives bibliographic data cataloguing copyright data data model data set database digital archive digital audio digital library digital preservation dublin core ead framework ftp gif gopher higher education html interoperability jpeg marc metadata multimedia operating system preservation repositories research resource management search technology sgml software standards tei tiff url video vocabularies Thu, 18 Jul 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 104 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Cashing in on Caching http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue4/caching <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue4/caching#author1">Jon Knight</a> and <a href="/issue4/caching#author2">Martin Hamilton</a> describe Caching, possibly the most crucial tool available to frequent Web users, and point out why libraries should be aware of it.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Internet is obviously <em>the</em> current buzzword in many organisations and libraries are no exception. Academic libraries have long valued online access to their OPACs and the ability to provide search services of large scale remote databases. However the phenomenal growth in the World Wide Web (WWW) and the demands from an increasing number of people to get easy access to the wealth of information now available has meant that library network provisions are currently undergoing a rapid period of evolution.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue4/caching" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue4 tooled up jon knight martin hamilton jisc loughborough university ncsa access control browser cache cd-rom copyright data database ftp gopher html hypertext infrastructure intellectual property mailbase research search technology software url web browser Thu, 18 Jul 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 120 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Netskills Corner: Redesigning Your Web Pages? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue4/netskills_corner <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue4/netskills_corner#author1">Brian Kelly</a> gives some sensible advice on designing (or, as is more likely, redesigning) Web pages.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><b>H</b>ow many organisations, departments, groups and individuals throughout the country do you think are planning to redesign their Web pages during the Summer? Are you? Is your university? What is the best design for your Web pages? If there isn't a "best design" how do you avoid a bad design - and anyone who has spent any time surfing the Web will know there are many examples of bad pages around.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue4/netskills_corner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue4 tooled up brian kelly apple microsoft ncsa ucisa browser intranet java javascript software video Thu, 18 Jul 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 121 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Wire: Brian Kelly http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue4/wire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue4/wire#author1">Brian Kelly</a> is put under the virtual spotlight to answer a few questions via email on his past, present, and thoughts on matters networking.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><b>What do you do in the world of networking/libraries/WWW?</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue4/wire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue4 regular column brian kelly apple ibm microsoft ncsa newcastle university university of kent university of leeds university of manchester university of sheffield web futures niss algorithm archives browser cache gopher html infrastructure java mailbase multimedia rtf software standardisation standards video web browser windows Thu, 18 Jul 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 125 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk URL Monitoring Software and Services http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/autotrack <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue3/autotrack#author1">Paul Hollands</a> describes and compares tools to help you notice when a Web-based resource has been updated.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><b>Paul Hollands:</b> One of the problems that the academic community faces with respect to the Internet is that certain types resources are, by nature, subject to rapid change (eJournals and eZines for example). How do you remember when to look for the latest edition of your favourite Web publications? Once you have found that ideal specialist list of sources, how do you know when new items are added? From the web author's point of view an even greater difficulty is keeping links within your own documents up to date.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/autotrack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue3 tooled up paul hollands ncsa ascii browser cataloguing data database ejournal gif graphics html jpeg mac os perl search technology software standards url web browser web resources windows Sat, 18 May 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 85 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Netskills Corner: NCSA Mosaic Web Browser http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue2/brian <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In this Netskills Corner, <a href="/issue2/brian#author1">Brian Kelly</a> describes a UK-Wide collaborative (combined directional Web and IRC chat-like system) meeting.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The World Wide Web, as originally conceived by Tim Berners-Lee, was intended to provide a collaborative groupware system for the European particle physics community. Although Tim Berners-Lee's original browser for the NeXT system provided collaborative authoring capabilities, the mainstream browsers, such as Mosaic and Netscape, implemented a publishing model, with a small number of authors and large numbers of readers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue2/brian" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue2 tooled up brian kelly microsoft ncsa newcastle university ukoln w3c web futures authentication browser cache graphics html java javascript mobile open standard plain text software uri url windows Tue, 19 Mar 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 65 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk From the Trenches: Network Services on a Shoestring http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue2/knight <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue2/knight#author1">Jon Knight</a> describes how Linux is a cheap and useful operating system for library systems units and the like.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>If you work in a library systems unit, it can sometimes be a bit depressing reading the computer press. At a time when budgets are often fixed or falling and the expectations of patrons and other library staff are constantly rising, the last thing that the system team need is for the latest and greatest operating systems and applications to arrive demanding the latest hardware if they are to be usable.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue2/knight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue2 tooled up jon knight apache software foundation ibm loughborough university microsoft ncsa apache ascii authentication browser cd-rom database graphics html hypertext linux mac os opac operating system search technology software sql standards telnet video vt100 web browser windows Tue, 19 Mar 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 66 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Netskills Corner http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue1/brian <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Netskills corner - <a href="/issue1/brian#author1">Brian Kelly</a>, Senior Trainer at Netskills, reviews Internet Explorer, Microsoft's Browser for Windows 95.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In the beginning was Tim Berners-Lee's WWW (World Wide Web) browser for the NeXT. Then came the CERN WWW line browser and the Viola graphical browser for X. However the first widely- used WWW browser was NCSA Mosaic which was developed initially for X, and then for the Microsoft Windows and Apple Macintosh environments. NCSA Mosaic was developed by a group led by Marc Andreessen at the National Center For Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) based at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue1/brian" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue1 tooled up brian kelly apple ibm microsoft ncsa oracle university of illinois elib avi browser cache html internet explorer java marc operating system search technology software standards url video windows Fri, 19 Jan 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 40 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk