Overview of content related to 'niss' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/12517/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Web Watch: Carrying Out Your Own Web Watch Survey http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue29/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> describes how you can carry out your own WebWatch benchmarking survey across your own community.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In 1997 UKOLN received funding for a project known as <em>WebWatch</em> <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a> . The aim of the WebWatch project was to develop and use automated robot software to analyse Web sites across a number of public sector communities. After the project funding finished UKOLN continued to provide WebWatch surveys across communities such as UK Higher Education Web sites.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue29 tooled up brian kelly google ukoln university of bath university of exeter university of hull university of sheffield university of wolverhampton niss accessibility archives browser copyright data database higher education html hypertext javascript php research search technology software standards url web browser web resources web services windows Tue, 02 Oct 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 831 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Information Skills and the DNER: The INHALE Project http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/inhale <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue28/inhale#author1">Margaret Weaver</a> describes the work of the Information for Nursing and Health in a Learning Environment (INHALE) Project team.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Information for Nursing and Health in a Learning Environment (INHALE) Project [<a href="#1">1</a>] at the University of Huddersfield is one of forty-four projects supported nationally by the JISC as part of the DNER (Distributed National Electronic Resource) learning and teaching development programme [<a href="#2">2</a>]. INHALE is creating portable, interactive learning materials for nursing and health students for use within a virtual learning environment such as Blackboard ©.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/inhale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue28 feature article margaret weaver blackboard cerlim jisc leeds metropolitan university london school of economics manchester metropolitan university newcastle university nhs university college london university of huddersfield university of hull university of nottingham dner iconex niss nmap vdml browser cataloguing database digital library dublin core dublin core metadata initiative ejournal flash further education html information retrieval infrastructure interoperability java javascript learning objects metadata perl quicktime research resource discovery search technology standards url video vle web browser webct windows Thu, 21 Jun 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 796 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Supporting Material for Database Training, or 'Here’s One I Prepared Earlier' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/training <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue28/training#author1">Alison McNab</a> looks at the wealth of resources available for trainers provided by the information service and content providers within JISC-supported services.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Subject librarians will recognise the following situation: you have spent years trying to persuade Department X to let you run some information skills training for their students, but they’ve always said <i>No</i>! Suddenly you get a phone call asking you to provide training next Tuesday afternoon. You know that you’re being asked to “babysit” and in an ideal world you would negotiate a more sensible time that suited the students’ learning experience. However, you also realise that if you turn this opportunity down you may never be asked again!</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue28 feature article alison mcnab ahds edina eduserv jisc kings college london loughborough university mimas tasi university of oxford vads dner eevl niss sosig zetoc archives bibliographic data copac data database further education html jstor licence multimedia research resource discovery rtf search technology standards url Thu, 21 Jun 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 797 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Newsline: News You Can Use http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Tessa_Jowell_new_Culture_Secretary_"><a name="1">Tessa Jowell, new Culture Secretary </a></h3> <p>Tessa Jowell has recently been appointed Minister for the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) replacing Chris Smith. Tessa has been a minister since Labour won its first landslide four years ago.</p> <p>As minister for public health, Ms Jowell was embroiled in the Bernie Ecclestone affair, when the government gave Formula One motor racing an exemption from the ban on tobacco advertising after its boss, Mr Ecclestone, gave an anonymous £1m donation to the Labour Party.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue28 news and events philip hunter andrew w mellon foundation bbc british library eduserv imperial college london jisc stm ucisa ukoln university of bath university of hertfordshire vads niss archives cataloguing collection description data digital library digitisation dublin core e-government framework further education graphics higher education html metadata modelling research rslp standards thesaurus url Thu, 21 Jun 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 816 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk I Say What I Mean, but Do I Mean What I Say? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/metadata <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue23/metadata#author1">Paul Miller</a> reports on the latest MODELS workshop, and looks at the need for controlled terminologies and thesauri.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/metadata" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 feature article paul miller british library british museum iso jisc niso oclc ukoln university of bath university of hull university of strathclyde dner elib niss patois archives browser controlled vocabularies data database dewey decimal digital library e-government framework higher education iconclass interoperability metadata research resource description rslp schema search technology standards taxonomy thesaurus udc url vocabularies z39.50 Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 680 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: 404s, What's Missing? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue20/404 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue20/404#author1">Brian Kelly</a> discusses 404 'not found' messages, and why you don't always get the same one.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>What are the ten most visited pages on your website? Your main entry point, no doubt. And possibly your search page, a site map or other navigational aids. A greeting from your Vice Chancellor may be a popular page - or is it more likely to be a Student's Union Society page, or a personal home page?</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue20/404" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue20 tooled up brian kelly alt jisc kings college london microsoft oxford brookes university ukoln university of bath university of oxford university of southampton university of ulster w3c niss web accessibility initiative accessibility browser cache copyright css higher education html hypertext internet explorer javascript mailbase opera php research scripting language search technology standards url web services Mon, 21 Jun 1999 23:00:00 +0000 editor 623 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 Hybrid Libraries http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/main <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue18/main#author1">Stephen Pinfield</a> describes the role of Hybrid Libraries and Clumps</p> </div> </div> </div> <!--<UL> <LI><A HREF="#Heading1">Hybrids and Clumps</A> <UL> <LI><A HREF="#Heading2">Stephen Pinfield</A> <LI><A HREF="#Heading3"></A>What is a hybrid library? <LI><A HREF="#Heading4">And clumps?</A> <LI><A HREF="#Heading5">What has eLib got to do with it?</A> <LI><A HREF="#Heading6">What are the clumps projects doing?</A> <LI><A HREF="#Heading7">What are the hybrid library projects doing?</A> <LI><A HREF="#Heading8">What will the impact be?</A> <LI><A HREF="#Heading9">Acknowledgements</A </UL> </UL>--><!--<UL> <LI><A HREF="#Heading1">Hybrids and Clumps</A> <UL> <LI><A HREF="#Heading2">Stephen Pinfield</A> <LI><A HREF="#Heading3"></A>What is a hybrid library? <LI><A HREF="#Heading4">And clumps?</A> <LI><A HREF="#Heading5">What has eLib got to do with it?</A> <LI><A HREF="#Heading6">What are the clumps projects doing?</A> <LI><A HREF="#Heading7">What are the hybrid library projects doing?</A> <LI><A HREF="#Heading8">What will the impact be?</A> <LI><A HREF="#Heading9">Acknowledgements</A </UL> </UL>--><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/main" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue18 feature article stephen pinfield bldsc cerlim d-lib magazine guildhall school of music and drama kings college london leeds college of music london business school london school of economics newcastle university royal academy of music royal college of music royal conservatoire of scotland royal northern college of music ukoln university of birmingham university of east anglia university of glasgow university of hertfordshire university of northumbria at newcastle university of oxford university of sheffield university of southampton agora elib jisc information environment niss aggregation authentication bibliographic data cataloguing copac data database digitisation higher education information architecture information retrieval interoperability library management systems metadata national library network protocol opac personalisation research resource discovery search technology software url z39.50 Sat, 19 Dec 1998 00:00:00 +0000 editor 552 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Subject-Based Information Gateways http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/subject-gateways <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue18/subject-gateways#author1">Linda Kerr</a> and <a href="/issue18/subject-gateways#author2">Roddy MacLeod</a> attended the recent CEI meeting at the Policy Studies Institute, London.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The JISC Circular 10/98, issued in August, invited full proposals and expressions of interest from institutions and/or consortia interested in participating in the development and extension of the work of the Subject Based Information Gateway (SBIG) projects, which are part of the Access to Network Resources (ANR) programme area of eLib.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/subject-gateways" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue18 feature article linda kerr roddy macleod ahds jisc cain eevl elib niss sosig data digital library dublin core higher education interoperability resource discovery subject gateway z39.50 Sat, 19 Dec 1998 00:00:00 +0000 editor 564 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: The Role of the Web Editor http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue18/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> asks, does 'web editor' mean Unix guru or an HTML coder?</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue18 regular column brian kelly birkbeck college birmingham city university cardiff university jisc kings college london library association microsoft newcastle university nhs oxford brookes university sheffield hallam university ucisa ukoln university of bath university of birmingham university of edinburgh university of leeds university of nottingham university of oxford university of plymouth university of southampton university of the west of england university of york york university niss accessibility archives content management data data management database framework gopher graphics higher education html intranet java javascript licence mailbase perl research resource management search technology software url web development web resources web services Sat, 19 Dec 1998 00:00:00 +0000 editor 573 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Search Engines Corner http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue16/search-engines <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue16/search-engines#author1">Dave Beckett</a> discusses the best of the search engine features.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Are you trying to search for something difficult and end up with enormous and completely useless results?</p> <p>The query in the table below is rather contrived but indicates the problem. In this article I hope to help you with these kinds of situation by pointing you in the right place, showing you the best of the search engine (SE) features and giving tips on managing the output that you get when a query returns thousands of answers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue16/search-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue16 regular column dave beckett bbc ibm university of kent elib niss algorithm data javascript opac research search technology web resources Sat, 18 Jul 1998 23:00:00 +0000 editor 519 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Showing Robots the Door http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue15/robots <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue15/robots#author1">Ian Peacock</a> explains how web robot access to your site can be controlled.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="What_is_Robots_Exclusion_Protocol">What is Robots Exclusion Protocol?</h3> <p>The robot exclusion protocol (REP) is a method implemented on web servers to control access to server resources for robots that crawl the web. Ultimately, it is up to the designer or user of robot-software to decide whether or not these protocols will be respected. However, the criteria defining an <i>ethical</i> robot includes stipulation that a robot should support REP.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue15/robots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue15 tooled up ian peacock ukoln university of bath niss authentication higher education html passwords perl privacy search technology software standards url web services Mon, 18 May 1998 23:00:00 +0000 editor 489 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Editorial: Introduction to Issue 12 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue12/editorials <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue12/editorials#author1">Philip Hunter</a> and <a href="/issue12/editorials#author2">Isobel Stark</a> introduce Ariadne, in its Web Version.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>It's new faces all round, as we welcome both Philip Hunter at UKOLN and Lyndon Pugh to the Ariadne team. We hope you find us all, and more particularly the articles, to your liking.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue12/editorials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue12 editorial isobel stark philip hunter ukoln niss copyright dublin core html metadata research search technology Wed, 19 Nov 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 407 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The Glass of Fashion and the Mould of Form http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue12/niss <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue12/niss#author1">Annette Lafford</a> reports on the new image for NISS's WWW site.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The unerring ability of sites to change their appearance completely between one visit and the next must surely be a feature of life on the Web that all but the most novice surfers have experienced. NISS's electronic residency over the years provides ample qualification for a 'new look' every now and then in terms of Web 'fashion', but it is hoped that the changes in 'form' that were introduced recently alongside a new visual appearance have helped to make the NISS site easier to navigate, and also created scope for future expansion in the range and value of NISS services.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue12/niss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue12 review annette lafford jisc niss accessibility authentication authentication service browser cataloguing data database framework graphics higher education search technology software standards udc url web services Wed, 19 Nov 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 416 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Dotting the I http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue12/niss-review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue12/niss-review#author1">Walter Scales</a> examines everyone's favourite Education Gateway, NISS.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue12/niss-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue12 review walter scales niss mobile search technology Wed, 19 Nov 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 417 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk York Information Connections: An Attempt to Catalogue the Internet http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue11/york <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue11/york#author1">Christine Ellwood</a> and <a href="/issue11/york#author2">Sarah Thompson</a> outline the rationale behind the approach of the University of York Library to cataloguing Internet resources.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue11/york" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue11 review christine ellwood sarah thompson british library d-lib magazine institute of physics oclc university of york eevl niss sosig bibliographic data cataloguing database digital library dublin core ejournal licence metadata opac passwords research search technology standards url web resources Thu, 18 Sep 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 387 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Editorial: Goodbyeee http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue10/editorials <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Web editor, <a href="/issue10/editorials#author1">John Kirriemuir</a> bows out after ten Ariadne issues.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This is my last issue as editor of the Web version of Ariadne. In a few weeks time, I will leaving the fluffy bunch of people collectively known as "UKOLN" <a name="note1"></a><a href="#ref1">[1]</a>, to join the equally fluffy bunch of people known as the "ILRT" <a name="note2"></a><a href="#ref2">[2]</a>. Just time for a quick look at what is in this issue, and then some thanks to various people who have been useful/groovy/fluffy to Ariadne over the last ooooh, two years or so, now.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue10/editorials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue10 editorial john kirriemuir ilrt jisc ukoln acorn eevl elib niss sosig digital library dublin core groovy higher education metadata research search technology Fri, 18 Jul 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 344 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk NISS: National Information Services and Systems http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue10/niss <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue10/niss#author1">Annette Lafford</a> and <a href="/issue10/niss#author2">Oren Stone</a> talk us through NISS, one of the major sources of on-line information for academics and librarians</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>NISS. What does it mean ? What does it do ? Why ? Answers to these questions will strike different chords for everyone reading this article, depending upon your experience of networked information resources and the type or area of work with which you're involved. Can NISS help with your work ?</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue10/niss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue10 review annette lafford oren stone ahds jisc library of congress oclc university of oxford elib niss archives bibliographic data browser cataloguing data data set database dewey decimal further education higher education licence research schema search technology subject heading telnet udc Fri, 18 Jul 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 360 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The Library Association Web Site http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue10/la <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue10/la#author1">Alan Cooper</a> and <a href="/issue10/la#author2">Finbarr Joy</a> talk about the past, present and future of the Library Association Web Site.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue10/la" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue10 review alan cooper finbarr joy american library association library association microsoft university of wales elib niss accessibility apache api authentication cataloguing data database ftp html intranet javascript ldap metadata microsoft office rdbms software standards windows Fri, 18 Jul 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 362 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Interface: Dennis Nicholson http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue10/interface <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue10/interface#author1">Chris Bailey</a> finds a crusader at Strathclyde: Dennis Nicholson.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue10/interface" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue10 regular column chris bailey british library jisc ukoln university of glasgow university of strathclyde university of sussex eevl elib niss cataloguing database gopher higher education mailbase national library research search technology subject gateway z39.50 Fri, 18 Jul 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 370 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 Around the Table – Engineering http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/around-table <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue8/around-table#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> casts an EEVL eye over engineering resources.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/around-table" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue8 regular column roddy macleod heriot-watt university university of oxford eevl elib niss cataloguing data database ejournal higher education hypertext passwords research software video visualisation Wed, 19 Mar 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 295 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk MIDAS: Manchester Information, Datasets and Associated Services http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/midas <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue7/midas#author1">Anne McCombe</a> describes a service that provides a wide range of datasets to the wider communities.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>MIDAS <a href="#fn1">[1]</a>, based at Manchester Computing, University of Manchester, is a National Dataset Service funded by JISC <a href="#fn2">[2]</a>, ESRC <a href="#fn3">[3]</a> and the University of Manchester <a href="#fn4">[4]</a>, to provide UK academics with online access to large strategic and research datasets, software packages, training and large-scale computing resources. The datasets are supplied by arrangement with CHEST <a href="#fn5">[5]</a> and The Data Archive <a href="#fn6">[6]</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/midas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue7 project update anne mccombe jisc university of london university of manchester niss archives browser cataloguing content management css data data set database gopher html metadata passwords research software telnet visualisation web browser web services Sun, 19 Jan 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 244 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Controlling Access in the Electronic Library http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/access-control <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="#author1">Andy Powell</a> and <a href="#author2">Mark Gillet</a> discuss methods of electronic authentication.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h3 id="Abstract">Abstract</h3> <p>The growth of networking and the Internet has led to more and more information resources being funded centrally by JISC (the Joint Information Systems Committee of the Higher Education Funding Council) and provided from a single or limited number of locations to the whole of the academic community. Centralised networked services such as these have been a fact of life in commercial organisations for many years and this model is now being adopted by government agencies like the NHS.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/access-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue7 tooled up andy powell mark gillet jisc nhs ukoln university of bath w3c elib midrib niss access control authentication authentication service copyright data database higher education identifier infrastructure intellectual property ldap licence metadata operating system passwords resource discovery solaris video Sun, 19 Jan 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 246 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Down Your Way: Durham http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/down-your-way <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue7/down-your-way#author1">Paul Miller</a> travels to Durham and reports on a mammoth archival digitisation project.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Spread across four sites within the small historic city of Durham, the University Library caters for a diverse range of staff and student requirements, as well as acting in an important archival role for the surrounding area.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/down-your-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue7 regular column paul miller jisc newcastle university university of durham elib niss archives ascii cataloguing database ead gis gopher graphics opac research search technology sgml web services Sun, 19 Jan 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 256 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The Internet Resources Newsletter from Heriot-Watt University http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue6/irn <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue6/irn#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> describes a Web-based resources newsletter.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The <a href="http://www.hw.ac.uk/libWWW/irn/irn.html"> Internet Resources Newsletter</a> which is published by the <a href="http://www.hw.ac.uk/libWWW/irc/index.html"> Internet Resource Centre</a> at <a href="http://www.hw.ac.uk/"> Heriot-Watt University</a> and edited by myself and <a href="http://www.hw.ac.uk/libWWW/libgra/gordon.html"> Gordon Andrew</a> is one of a large number of Internet current awareness services, but is different from most in that it concentrates on items of interest to academics, especially those in the UK who specialise in science, engineering, and the social scien</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue6/irn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue6 feature article roddy macleod heriot-watt university microsoft university of hull eevl niss sosig archives copyright gopher graphics higher education html mailbase search technology telnet web resources Tue, 19 Nov 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 189 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 SOSIG: Training to Support Social Science Teaching and Research http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue6/sosig <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue6/sosig#author1">Lesly Huxley</a>, the SOSIG Documentation and Training Officer, describes the workshops that SOSIG, one of the projects from the Access to Network Resource section, run.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Meeting_end_users-_needs">Meeting end users' needs</h3> <p>Although the 'bread and butter' end user <a href="#workshops">workshops </a>in the <i>Internet for Social Scientists</i> portfolio are aimed at less-experienced netusers there are fewer absolute beginners now than there used to be. Libraries and faculties alike are establishing and developing provision of networked machines running WWW client software and some have their own excellent general Internet training programmes. Fewer sites rely on access to the Web via text-based browsers such as Lynx, with the majority of sites visited now running Netscape.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue6/sosig" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue6 feature article lesly huxley iso newcastle university elib niss sosig cataloguing copyright mailbase mis portfolio research search technology software Tue, 19 Nov 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 193 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk PICK: Library and Information Science Resources on the Internet http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/pick <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In 1995, the Thomas Parry Library, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, won funding for PICK, a project to build a gateway to quality resources in the LIS field. Here, <a href="/issue5/pick#author1">Andrew Cox</a> describes this gateway, and reviews the project's achievements at the end of the first year.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/pick" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue5 project update andrew cox american library association arl british library d-lib magazine ifla library association library of congress national library of australia ukoln university of wales elib niss sosig archives bibliographic data cataloguing collection development database library management systems national library opac provenance research resource discovery search technology sgml software telnet url Wed, 18 Sep 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 141 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Subject Trees: The Exeter Experience http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/subject-tree <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue5/subject-tree#author1">Ian Tilsed</a>, Computing Development Officer at the University of Exeter Library, describes the building of the main University subject tree, or index, of Internet Resources.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The exceptional growth of the World Wide Web over the last few years has brought with it an additional and ever-expanding source of information to those with access to the Internet. Building upon the work of many gopher servers, the WWW has quickly become the popular medium for provision of information on the networks. The development of intra-nets within businesses is a testament to the accessibility of the WWW model. However, the proliferation of Internet resources, from topical sites to electronic journals, has posed a significant challenge to the information profession.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/subject-tree" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue5 project update ian tilsed library of congress university of exeter university of york niss accessibility copyright gopher html hypertext research software tagging url Wed, 18 Sep 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 144 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Around the Table http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/table <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Around the Table: <a href="/issue5/table#author1">Sheona Farquhar</a> looks at sites in science and engineering.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Homicide - Life on the streets 19/8/96 Episode "Five(2)":</p> <p>Detective - "Where d'ya get so handy at setting fires? "<br />Accused - "Off the Internet."</p> <p>If this exchange had taken place a couple of years ago he would probably have found his information at the "public library". Perhaps if the criminal had found an interactive site the virtual experience of fire-raising would have been enough!</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/table" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue5 regular column sheona farquhar imperial college london institute of physics university of sheffield eevl elib niss archives cataloguing data database gopher graphics hypertext research search technology z39.50 Wed, 18 Sep 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 180 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Editorial Introduction to Issue 4: Changes to Ariadne and How to Read the Web Version http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue4/editor.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The editor explains changes in Ariadne format.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Caching:_A_criminal_offence_not_to">Caching: A criminal offence not to?</h3> <p>How many others are dreading the next massive intake/return of Internet curious student in the autumn, and the subsequent effects on networking speed?</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue4/editor.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue4 editorial john kirriemuir jisc elib niss cache data digital library dublin core e-learning metadata preservation research search technology Thu, 18 Jul 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 101 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Are They Being Served? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue4/user-services <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue4/user_services#author1">Lynne Brindley</a>, Chair of JISC's new committee on electronic information, writes on the fundamental issue of networked information user's needs.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Preparing to write this article, I sought inspiration in the form of a recurring question. How can we improve our knowledge of users and their use of networked information services? What should we be doing to develop our understanding in the context of emerging digital library developments? And how might we make progress?</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue4/user-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue4 feature article lynne brindley british library elsevier jisc london school of economics university of sussex elib niss authentication bibliographic data cataloguing content provider data data set database digital library framework higher education infrastructure licence open access research search technology software Thu, 18 Jul 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 102 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk JUGL http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue4/jugl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue4/jugl#author1">Emma Wright</a> put on her woolies and went to Preston to report on the annual JUGL (JANET User Group for Libraries) conference.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue4/jugl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue4 event report emma wright british library cerlim jisc loughborough university rnib sheffield hallam university university of central lancashire university of leeds university of oxford elib niss archives cd-rom copyright data graphics hypertext java knowledge base mailbase multimedia portfolio research software url video windows Thu, 18 Jul 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 119 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 Meta Detectors http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/metadata <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue3/metadata#author1">Lorcan Dempsey</a> talks about metadata and the development of resource discovery services in the UK.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>How do you find out what is of interest on the network? The answer is with difficulty. What should libraries and the <a href="http://ukoln.bath.ac.uk/elib/lists/anr.html">eLib subject services</a> be doing about this? The answer is not clear. Let's postpone the question for a while, and look at the rapidly shifting service and technical environment in which they are operating.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/metadata" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue3 feature article lorcan dempsey jisc oclc university of kent university of oxford eevl elib ihr-info jisc information environment niss sosig aggregation archives bibliographic data cataloguing data database dissemination framework higher education html identifier java licence marc metadata repositories research resource discovery rtf search technology udc z39.50 Sat, 18 May 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 73 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Link: A New Beginning for BUBL http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/bubl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue3/bubl#author1">Dennis Nicholson</a> and <a href="/issue3/bubl#author2">Joanne Gold</a> present an overview of 'daughter of BUBL'.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The <a href="http://bubl.bath.ac.uk/BUBL">BUBL Information Service</a>, formerly <a href="http://catriona.lib.strath.ac.uk:80/ISC432.HTM#bubl">BUBL</a>, the <b>BU</b>lletin <b>B</b>oard for <b>L</b>ibraries, is in the process of transforming itself into a new service called <a href="http://catriona.lib.strath.ac.uk">LINK</a>, an acronym for <b>LI</b>braries of <b>N</b>etworked <b>K</b>nowledge. LINK already exists in embryonic form and can be accessed via the WWW at:</p> <p><b>http://catriona.lib.strath.ac.uk/</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/bubl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue3 feature article dennis nicholson joanne gold jisc ukoln university of bath university of glasgow cain eevl elib ihr-info niss sosig browser cataloguing database dewey decimal ftp gopher higher education lcsh marc opac search technology software telnet url windows z39.50 Sat, 18 May 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 75 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Public Libraries Corner: Internet Activity in Public Libraries http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/libraries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue3/libraries#author1">Sarah Ormes</a> on Internet activity in the Public Libraries domain.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Current public library Internet activity can be divided into four main types:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/libraries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue3 regular column sarah ormes university of cambridge elib niss data database digitisation higher education infrastructure mailbase research search technology software Sat, 18 May 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 96 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Netskills: A Major Training Programme http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue2/netskills <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Netskills Team explain how the need for training has never been greater.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue2/netskills" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue2 project update john kirriemuir jisc newcastle university university of hull elib jisc information environment niss sosig archives data higher education java mailbase research search technology url video web browser Tue, 19 Mar 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 53 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Interface http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue2/jill <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Interview with <a href="/issue2/jill#author1">Jill Foster</a>, director of Mailbase and Netskills.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue2/jill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue2 regular column jill foster ibm jisc ukerna elib niss sosig copyright html java licence mailbase mobile research software Tue, 19 Mar 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 54 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk