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The University of Manchester is a public research university located in Manchester, United Kingdom. It is a 'red brick' university and a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive British universities and the N8 Group. The university was formed in 2004 by the dissolution of the Victoria University of Manchester (which was commonly known as the University of Manchester) and UMIST (University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology) and the immediate formation of a single institution inaugurated on 1 October. The University of Manchester and the constituent former institutions combined have 25 Nobel Laureates among their past and present students and staff, the third highest number of any single university in the United Kingdom (after Cambridge and Oxford). Four Nobel laureates are currently among its staff - Andre Geim (Physics, 2010), Kostya Novoselov (Physics, 2010), Sir John Sulston (Physiology and Medicine, 2002) and Joseph Stiglitz (Economics, 2001). (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Manchester)

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  • Number of articles referring to 'university of manchester': 90 (5.2% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'university of manchester' across all Ariadne articles: 181
  • Average number of references to 'university of manchester' per Ariadne article: 2.01
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'university of manchester': 1996-01
  • Trending factor of 'university of manchester': 8.8 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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  2. john keane (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. john mcnaught (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. jean vacher (see articles on this topic by this author)
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The 4th WWW Conference in Boston

Debra Hiom and John Kirriemuir provide an informal report from the "cutting edge" of Web development.

January 1996, issue1, feature article

Sociological Research Online: Web-based Journal for the Social Sciences

Nigel Gilbert describes Sociological Research Online, a project from the Electronic Journals section of the Electronic Libraries Programme. SocResOnline is a (free) Web-based journal for people involved in Sociology and Sociology-related fields; it contains refereed articles, a substantial number of reviews and debating forums.

May 1996, issue3, project update

CURL OPAC launch

Andrew Cooper describes the CURL OPAC launch in Manchester.

May 1996, issue3, event report

Wire: Brian Kelly

Brian Kelly is put under the virtual spotlight to answer a few questions via email on his past, present, and thoughts on matters networking.

July 1996, issue4, regular column

Putting the UK on the Map

Peter Burden 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.

September 1996, issue5, project update

British Academy Symposium: Information Technology and Scholarly Disciplines

Seamus Ross provides the programme for a symposium which seeks to explore how information technology has affected research in the humanities and social sciences.

September 1996, issue5, news and events

Print Journals: Fit for the Future?

Do authors choose to appear in print journals for the wrong reasons? Do print journals continue for the wrong reasons? In short, are print research journals a corrupt form of scholarly communication? We asked Fytton Rowland to provide a defence of the traditional scholarly journal. In our next journal we shall provide a perspective from the other side of the debate.

January 1997, issue7, feature article

MIDAS: Manchester Information, Datasets and Associated Services

Anne McCombe describes a service that provides a wide range of datasets to the wider communities.

January 1997, issue7, project update

Data Archive at the University of Essex

Denise Lievesley and Bridget Winstanley describe this national resource centre for computer-readable data in the social sciences and humanities.

January 1997, issue7, project update

COPAC: The New Nationally Accessible Union Catalogue

Shirley Cousins introduces COPAC and discusses some of the issues involved in the ongoing development of a consolidated union OPAC.

March 1997, issue8, feature article

Planet SOSIG: ALISS and IRISS

Debra Hiom on recent developments and happenings with ALISS, IRISS, and SOSIG.

September 1997, issue11, regular column

Web Focus Corner: Running an Institutional Web Service

Brian Kelly reports on a workshop on running an institutional web service.

September 1997, issue11, regular column

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

March 1998, issue14, news and events

Project Patron

Elizabeth Lyon and Jon Maslin describe this JISC eLib Programme project (Performing Arts Teaching Resources Online).

May 1998, issue15, feature article

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

May 1998, issue15, news and events

Law Vs Jordan

Stephen Gough discusses: Who makes the best manager of a converged service?

July 1998, issue16, feature article

View from the Hill: Mark Clark

Mark Clark risks the longer view.

September 1998, issue17, regular column

Web Focus: Institutional Web Management

Brian Kelly reports on the Netskills Institutional Web Management Workshop held in Newcastle.

September 1998, issue17, regular column

Caching In?

George Neisser describes the National JANET Web Caching Service.

March 1999, issue19, regular column

JISC Content: NESLI Implications Outside the HE Community

Alicia Wise discusses NESLI.

June 1999, issue20, regular column

Planet SOSIG: Asking Questions - The CASS Social Survey Question Bank

Adam Guy writes about the Question Bank service.

December 1999, issue22, regular column

JSTOR Usage

Alison Murphy reports on the JSTOR electronic journals project continuing success.

June 2000, issue24, feature article

Bringing Coherence to Networked Information for the New Century

Gillian Austen reports on the JISC-CNI conference at Stratford, UK, 14-16 June 2000.

June 2000, issue24, event report

Understanding the Searching Process for Visually Impaired Users of the Web (NoVA)

Jenny Craven gives an overview of the Resource funded NoVA project (Non-visual access to the digital library).

January 2001, issue26, feature article

EEVL

Roddy Macleod manager of the EEVL project explains the new profile, new office: and coming soon: a new service.

January 2001, issue26, regular column

Metadata (1): Encoding OpenURLs in DC Metadata

Andy Powell and Ann Apps propose a mechanism for embedding machine parsable citations into Dublin Core (DC) metadata records.

March 2001, issue27, regular column

Web Watch: What's Related to My Web Site?

What's Related To My Web Site? Brian Kelly looks at Netscape's 'What's Related?' facility and reports on the service's findings for institutional Web servers.

March 2001, issue27, tooled up

The Future Is Hybrid: Manchester

Jim Strom and others provide streaming video of some of the sessions from 'The Future is Hybrid' day in Manchester held in February 2001.

March 2001, issue27, event report

The Secondary Homepages in Mathematics Initiative

Greig Fratus, MathGate Manager, supplies information about the Secondary Homepages in Mathematics initiative set up by Math-Net.

June 2001, issue28, regular column

Web Focus: Report on the Fifth Institutional Web Management Workshop

Brian Kelly, UK Web Focus, reports on the IWMW event in his regular column.

October 2001, issue29, tooled up

eBank UK: Building the Links Between Research Data, Scholarly Communication and Learning

Liz Lyon describes some new digital library development activities and considers the implications of linking research and learning outputs in an environment of assured data provenance.

July 2003, issue36, feature article

MIMAS Ten Years on

Julia Chruszcz looks at the ten years of MIMAS as a JISC-designated national data centre.

July 2003, issue36, feature article

Metadata Wanted for the Evanescent Library

John MacColl reports on Schemas and Ontologies: Building a Semantic Infrastructure for the GRID and Digital Libraries: a one-day workshop at the e-Science Institute, May 2003.

July 2003, issue36, event report

The OpenURL and OpenURL Framework: Demystifying Link Resolution

Ann Apps reports on a conference about current and future uses of the proposed OpenURL Framework Standard Z39.88-2004.

January 2004, issue38, tooled up

News from BIOME

Jenny Hall reports on recent news from BIOME, the Health and Life Sciences hub of the Resource Discovery Network.

April 2004, issue39, regular column

JISC Terminology Services Workshop

Sarah Shreeves reports on a one-day workshop on current developments and future directions for JISC terminology services held in London, February 2004.

April 2004, issue39, event report

The Information Environment Service Registry: Promoting the Use of Electronic Resources

Amanda Hill outlines progress on the Information Environment Service Registry Project and explains what it will mean for service providers and portal developers.

July 2004, issue40, feature article

Virtual Rooms, Real Meetings

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

October 2004, issue41, tooled up

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

October 2004, issue41, news and events

Advanced Collaboration With the Access Grid

Michael Daw describes the Access Grid system and its claim to be an Advanced Collaboration Environment.

January 2005, issue42, feature article

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