Overview of content related to 'telnet' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/12772/0?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en An Introduction to the Search/Retrieve URL Service (SRU) http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/morgan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/morgan#author1">Eric Lease Morgan</a> describes sibling Web Service protocols designed to define a standard form for Internet search queries as well as the structure of the responses.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This article is an introduction to the "brother and sister" Web Service protocols named Search/Retrieve Web Service (SRW) and Search/Retrieve URL Service (SRU) with an emphasis on the later. More specifically, the article outlines the problems SRW/U are intended to solve, the similarities and differences between SRW and SRU, the complimentary nature of the protocols with OAI-PMH, and how SRU is being employed in a sponsored NSF (National Science Foundation) grant called OCKHAM to facilitate an alerting service.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/morgan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 feature article eric lease morgan emory university google national science foundation oai oclc university of notre dame api browser cataloguing cql data database digital library dtd dublin core identifier information architecture library management systems marc metadata mets mods oai-pmh perl plain text repositories rss schema search technology secure shell sfx soap sru srw ssh standards stylesheet telnet uri url vocabularies web services xhtml xml xml schema xsl xslt Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1052 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Editorial Introduction to Ariadne Issue 39: Humanity V Technology, Which Is in the Driving Seat? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/editorial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue39/editorial#author1">Richard Waller</a> introduces Ariadne issue 39.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Why it is in this particular issue that I should perceive two forces in ceaseless conflict, I do not know. Nonetheless my very imprecise recollection of Newton's Third Law speaks of every action having an equal and opposite reaction which puts me in mind of something <strong>Paul Browning</strong> wrote about the timeliness of <a href="/issue39/browning/">Through the Web Authoring Tools</a> .</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/editorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue39 editorial richard waller jisc the national archives ukoln jisc information environment application profile archives data set digital library ftp internet explorer lom personalisation preservation repositories resource discovery telnet Thu, 29 Apr 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1024 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Through the Web Authoring Tools http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/browning <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue39/browning#author1">Paul Browning</a> offers a technical review of new approaches to Web publishing.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Web is over ten years old but it has yet to realise the vision of its founder - '.... it should be possible for grandma to take a photo of grandchildren and put it on the web immediately and without fuss ....'[<a href="#1">1</a>]. The Web, for most of its users, remains a read-only medium.</p> <p>The 'Universal Canvas' is a term introduced by Microsoft; two definitions are [<a href="#2">2</a>]:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/browning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue39 tooled up paul browning jisc microsoft ucisa university of bristol apache api browser chrome content management css dhtml dom flash framework ftp higher education html instant messaging internet explorer java javascript licence linux mac os metadata open source operating system passwords perl php plain text plone schema software standards stylesheet telnet url web development widget windows xhtml xml xml schema xslt xul Thu, 29 Apr 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1037 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Library Resource Sharing and Discovery: Catalogues for the 21st Century http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/glasgow-clumps <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ariadne reports on the highlights of the recent Glasgow CLUMPS one day conference</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This article is supplementary to the issue 23 <a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/at-the-event/">report</a> on the CLUMPS event at Goldsmiths College in March this year, and perhaps should be read in conjunction with both that report and Peter Stubley's article on '<a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/stubley/">What have the CLUMPS ever done for us?</a>' in the same issue. Details of presentations which were broadly similar to those given at Goldsmiths are not repeated here, but can be found in the Ariadne 23 report.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/glasgow-clumps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue24 event report philip hunter british library goldsmiths college jisc oclc ukoln university of bath university of edinburgh university of leeds elib authentication bath profile bibliographic data browser cataloguing data database digital library higher education infrastructure interoperability metadata national library resource discovery search technology telnet url web browser windows z39.50 Thu, 22 Jun 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 717 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Scientific, Industrial, and Cultural Heritage: A Shared Approach http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/dempsey <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue22/dempsey#author1">Lorcan Dempsey</a> presents a research framework for libraries, archives and museums prepared for the European Commission.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Information Society Technologies programme within the EU's Framework Programme Five supports access to, and preservation of, digital cultural content. This document describes some common concerns of libraries, archival institutions and museums as they work together to address the issues the Programme raises. This accounts for three major emphases in the document. First, discussion is very much about what brings these organisations together, rather than about what separates them.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/dempsey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue22 feature article lorcan dempsey jisc ukoln university of bath jisc information environment accessibility aggregation api archives authentication born digital cache cataloguing collection description collection development copyright data database digital library digital media digital repositories digitisation document management framework identifier information society infrastructure interoperability metadata mis multimedia national library network service operating system personalisation preservation privacy provenance repositories research resource description resource discovery resource management schema search technology software standardisation subject gateway telnet url video visualisation vocabularies web development z39.50 Tue, 21 Dec 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 656 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Public Libraries and Community Networks: Linking Futures Together? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/das <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue22/das#author1">Malabika Das</a> argues public libraries and community networks have a future together.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Public libraries serve their communities by fulfilling seven basic roles, including knowledge archival, the preservation and maintenance of culture, knowledge dissemination, knowledge sharing, information retrieval, education, and social interaction [1]. Each of these roles offers the general public the opportunity to recognize and view libraries as an integral part of a democratic society where access to free information has been (and still is) both expected and demanded. By comparison, community networks also have similar ideals for serving the public.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/das" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue22 feature article malabika das jisc ukoln university of bath cataloguing copyright database digital library dissemination dublin core ftp information retrieval infrastructure preservation privacy search technology software standardisation telnet url xml z39.50 Tue, 21 Dec 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 659 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk An Overview of Subject Gateway Activities in Australia http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/subject-gateways <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue21/subject-gateways#author1">Debbie Campbell</a> looks at how the original criteria proposed for an IMesh map against these Australian initiatives.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This information paper was written by the National Library of Australia to describe the scope and intent of four of Australia's national subject gateways:&nbsp;Agrigate [2],&nbsp;the Australian Virtual Engineering Library (AVEL) [3],&nbsp;EdNA Online - the website of the Education Network of Australia (EdNA) [4], and&nbsp;MetaChem [5].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/subject-gateways" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue21 feature article debbie campbell ahds apple australian national university distributed systems technology centre heriot-watt university ilrt imperial college london ims jisc monash university national library of australia queensland university of technology ukoln university of bath university of cambridge university of melbourne university of queensland eevl sosig aggregation algorithm archives cataloguing copyright data data set database dublin core ejournal electronic theses framework ftp higher education html identifier information retrieval intellectual property interoperability lcsh ldap mac os metadata national library pics repositories research resource description resource discovery resource sharing schema search technology software standards subject gateway telnet thesaurus url z39.50 Wed, 22 Sep 1999 23:00:00 +0000 editor 630 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Unix and the Web: Providing Web Access to Your Email http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue19/unix <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue19/unix#author1">Brian Kelly</a> introduces a regular column on Unix and Web issues by describing how a combination of Apache, PHP and IMP can make email folders available using a web browser.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="UKOLN-body"> <h2 id="Email_Use_at_UKOLN">Email Use at UKOLN</h2> <p>UKOLN is a small research group based at the University of Bath. Software used by UKOLN staff probably reflects staff usage through the University, and is probably not too dissimilar to usage at other UK universities - most staff use a PC running MS Windows 95 or Windows NT and use Microsoft Office applications, although there are a number who prefer Unix systems are make use of X-Windows or Linux on their PC.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue19/unix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue19 tooled up brian kelly microsoft ukoln university of bath apache browser copyright intranet licence linux microsoft office open source passwords php research scripting language software telnet url web browser windows Fri, 19 Mar 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 596 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Extending Your Browser http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue19/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue19/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> on techniques for extending the capabilities of your browser.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="UKOLN-body"> <p>The WebWatch project <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a>, which was based at UKOLN, involved the development and use of a variety of tools to analyse web resources and web servers. During the early development of the software, individual summaries (particularly of outliers in the statistical data) were often required in order to check that the software was working correctly. Initially summaries were obtained using simple Unix scripts. For example the <kbd>urlget</kbd> script displayed the HTTP headers for a resource as illustrated below:</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue19/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue19 tooled up brian kelly ukoln university of bath w3c accessibility apache browser copyright css data doc html javascript metadata rdf software telnet uri url web browser web resources web services xml Fri, 19 Mar 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 597 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk BIDS Begets Ingenta http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/bids-ingenta <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The University of Bath concluded an agreement to sign over the ownership of BIDS to a new organisation known as ingenta ltd, while still retaining a substantial share. <a href="/issue18/bids-ingenta#author1">Terry Morrow</a> looks at the implications of the change, and reviews the latest developments in the services offered.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/bids-ingenta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue18 feature article terry morrow jisc university of bath elib nesli adobe authentication bibliographic data bibliographic database cataloguing data database file format higher education javascript licence research search technology sgml telnet url usability Sat, 19 Dec 1998 00:00:00 +0000 editor 561 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk VERITY http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue17/verity <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue17/verity#author1">Panayiotis Periorellis</a> and <a href="/issue17/verity#author2">Walter Scales</a> writes about the VERITY European Telematics Project.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="UKOLN-page-body"> <h3 id="Abstract">Abstract</h3> <p>The majority of library enquiry systems usually consist of a non-graphical interface linked to a library catalogue (Online Public Access Catalog, or OPAC). Graphics, animation and sound are usually sacrificed to speed up the enquiry process. Some interfaces support the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (http) and can therefore be accessed on the World Wide Web (Web).</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue17/verity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue17 project update panayiotis periorellis walter scales british library ukoln university of sunderland elib algorithm bibliographic data bibliographic record browser cataloguing cd-rom data database digital library ftp graphics hypertext information retrieval internet explorer interoperability opac research search technology software standards tagging telnet web browser windows z39.50 Fri, 18 Sep 1998 23:00:00 +0000 editor 533 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk ALA '98 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue17/alac98 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue17/alac98#author1">Ian Winship</a> reports on electronic library related activity at this year's American Library Association Conference in Washington D.C.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue17/alac98" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue17 event report ian winship american library association iso library of congress microsoft niso oclc university of arizona university of northumbria at newcastle university of wisconsin bibliographic data browser cataloguing copyright database doi dublin core html identifier jstor licence privacy research search technology telnet usability Fri, 18 Sep 1998 23:00:00 +0000 editor 542 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Planet SOSIG: Regard http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue14/planet-sosig <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue14/planet-sosig#author1">Sue Timmis</a> introduces REGARD, a new research database now available on the World Wide Web.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h3 align="LEFT" nowrap="nowrap" id="Introduction">Introduction</h3> <p align="LEFT">REGARD <a href="#ref1">[1]</a> is a fully functional bibliographic database of ESRC <a href="#ref2">[2]</a> (Economic and Social Research Council) research awards and all associated publications and products. It is publicly available on the World Wide Web without subscription and uses keyword searching, available at two levels.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue14/planet-sosig" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue14 regular column sue timmis sun microsystems university of bristol university of edinburgh bibliographic data bibliographic database browser data data set database marc opac research search technology software standards telnet url web browser z39.50 Thu, 19 Mar 1998 00:00:00 +0000 editor 472 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk What Is an Intranet? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue13/what-is <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue13/what-is#author1">Glen Monks</a> explains the buzz word: intranet.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue13/what-is" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue13 regular column glen monks ukoln browser gopher html internet explorer intranet standards telnet web browser Mon, 19 Jan 1998 00:00:00 +0000 editor 450 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Are Print Journals Dinosaurs? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue12/main <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue12/main#author1">Tony Kidd</a> wonders if he and and his kind are palæontologists.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue12/main" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue12 feature article tony kidd institute of physics jisc johns hopkins university loughborough university oclc stm university of glasgow eevl elib sosig adobe archives cataloguing dissemination ejournal higher education html jstor licence marc opac passwords privacy research resource discovery search technology software standards telnet url Wed, 19 Nov 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 410 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The History of History http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue12/ihr-info <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue12/ihr-info#author1">Stephen Smith</a> explains the background to the relaunch of IHR-Info as HISTORY.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue12/ihr-info" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue12 project update stephen smith british library ibm institute of historical research jisc university of london elib ihr-info archives bibliographic data browser data data set further education higher education information society metadata research resource discovery search technology telnet Wed, 19 Nov 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 414 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Down Your Way: The Radcliffe Science Library http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue12/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="/issue12/down-your-way#author1">Sarah Ashton</a> meets the Deputy Keeper of the Scientific Book, Dave Price.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Filled with awe at the prospect of meeting the bearer of the weighty title Deputy Keeper of the Scientific Book, I journeyed to the Radcliffe Science Library in Oxford to meet Dave Price. Dave is also Head of Systems and, wearing this hat, was keen to show me the work that has been done to advance a range of electronic information services.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue12/down-your-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue12 regular column sarah ashton ifla university of oxford university of sheffield adobe bibliographic data browser database html hypertext mobile passwords software telnet web browser windows Wed, 19 Nov 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 419 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Cataloguing Electronic Sources http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue11/bham <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue11/bham#author1">Jackie Hwang</a>, Team Leader, Bibliographic Services, surveys progress so far at Information Services, University of Birmingham.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue11/bham" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue11 review jackie hwang oclc talis university of birmingham accessibility bibliographic data cataloguing database dublin core ejournal metadata opac telnet url Thu, 18 Sep 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 388 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Electronic Journals: Problem Or Panacea? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue10/journals <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue10/journals#author1">Judith Edwards</a> outlines some of the problems faced by academia in the acquisition and provision of electronic journals.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Most staff and students in UK higher education now have online access to hundreds of academic journals, thanks to the HEFCs Pilot Site Licence scheme. Many more journals are also available in electronic form, access to which must be negotiated separately. The total number of electronic journals is now so large that the most ostrich-like of librarians can no longer ignore them. A recent posting to lis-elib maintained that "There will be 3000+ e-journals based on existing publications alone (i.e.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue10/journals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue10 feature article judith edwards arl association of research libraries hefce institute of physics oclc university college london elib ostrich archives authentication service bibliographic data cataloguing cd-rom copyright data database ejournal file format higher education hypertext identifier licence marc passwords research search technology software standards telnet url video Fri, 18 Jul 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 349 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk ACORN Implemented http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue10/acorn <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue10/acorn#author1">Jon Knight</a> and <a href="/issue10/acorn#author2">Richard Goodman</a> describe the technical implementation of the ACORN system.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue10/acorn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue10 project update jon knight richard goodman ansi loughborough university microsoft talis acorn elib adobe authentication browser copyright data database html identifier infrastructure linux ocr opac operating system passwords perl programming language samba software solaris sql standards telnet web browser windows Fri, 18 Jul 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 356 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 Monash University Library Electronic Resources Directory http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/electronic-resources <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue9/electronic-resources#author1">Lisa Smith</a> describes a system which can be used to help people locate the electronic resources of Monash University Library</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/electronic-resources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 project update lisa smith microsoft monash university bibliographic control bibliographic data bibliographic record cataloguing cd-rom data database html hypertext lcsh marc repositories search technology software telnet url Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 320 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Reaching the OPAC: Java Telnet http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/java-telnet <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue8/java-telnet#author1">Bill Drew</a> writes about accessing his library's OPAC within a web page using Java Telnet. He looks at the need, implementation, problems, and opportunities.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Many remote users of our library catalog <a href="#REF1">[1]</a> have difficulty accessing it via telnet or dial-up for several reasons. It is available via telnet through a URL on our homepage <a href="#REF2">[2]</a>. Some problems using the OPAC include:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/java-telnet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue8 feature article bill drew birkbeck college morrisville state college university of london gnu browser cataloguing free software html internet explorer java javascript licence named entity recognition opac research search technology software telnet url windows z39.50 zip Wed, 19 Mar 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 267 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk COPAC: The New Nationally Accessible Union Catalogue http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/copac <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue8/copac#author1">Shirley Cousins</a> introduces COPAC and discusses some of the issues involved in the ongoing development of a consolidated union OPAC.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Introduction">1. Introduction</h3> <p>COPAC is a new consolidated union catalogue which provides free access to a database of records provided by members of the Consortium of University Research Libraries (CURL). The CURL database has been in existence since 1987, permitting record exchange between member libraries and providing a reference service to library staff, and it has long been felt that the database would be of value to the wider academic community. COPAC is the product of a JISC funded project to make the CURL database accessible to the research community as a whole.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/copac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue8 feature article shirley cousins british library jisc university of cambridge university of edinburgh university of glasgow university of leeds university of manchester university of oxford elib algorithm bibliographic data browser cataloguing copac data database marc opac passwords research search technology software tagging telnet z39.50 Wed, 19 Mar 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 271 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Wire: Interview with Icarus Sparry http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/wire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In his own words, <a href="/issue8/wire#author1">Icarus Sparry</a> tells us how what he is doing at the University of Bath, as well as revealing his own opinions on various aspects of networking, such as firewalls and network charging.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><b>What do do you? </b><br />My job title is 'Computer Officer', and I do everything connected with computers. I am essentially third line support, as I was not brought up to tolerate fools.</p> <p><b>How did you get into this job ie what did you do before? </b><br />I used to work in Electrical Engineering, working on data transmission systems over mobile radio links.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/wire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue8 regular column icarus sparry bbc university of bath cache copyright data internet explorer java javascript mobile research search technology telnet web browser Wed, 19 Mar 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 290 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk IPL: The Internet Public Library http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/ipl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue7/ipl#author1">Schelle Simcox</a> describes a Web-based public library, designed in many ways to mimic, and improve on, features of and within a real, large-scale library.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Internet Public Library (IPL) is the first public library created of and for the Internet community and its style and service is similar to any large library. Your experience of the IPL will be different depending upon who you are and your expectations or needs when you visit its homepage. Given your needs, it can be a comforting place to base your explorations of useful material, a place to begin your research, or a place for a child to turn the pages of one of the books in the youth division.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/ipl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue7 feature article schelle simcox andrew w mellon foundation internet public library archives cataloguing collection development database dewey decimal digital library graphics research search technology sgml software telnet web resources Sun, 19 Jan 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 238 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 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 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 BIDS Hits the Web http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/bids <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue5/bids#author1">Isobel Stark</a> takes a look at the soon to be released trial BIDS web interface.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>I will come clean straight away, First, after a couple of tries I found the BIDS Telnet interface pretty intuitive and second I am on <a href="../../issue2/BIDS/intro.html">record</a> as being rather sceptical as to whether a web interface to BIDS could have the same degree of functionality as the Telnet interface. I will probably find, however, if I do a bit of searching in the archives, that similar points were raised at the time of the change from pad to Telnet access of the databases.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/bids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue5 project update isobel stark archives bibliographic data bibliographic record browser copyright database passwords research search technology telnet Wed, 18 Sep 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 142 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Review: The Student's Guide to the Internet by Ian Winship and Alison McNab http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/students-guide <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue5/students-guide#author1">Ian Winship</a> and <a href="/issue5/students-guide#author2">Alison McNab</a> publish cut-price guide, aimed at all students, to the Internet.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Release Date: October 1996<br />Price: 7.99<br />ISBN: 1 85604 2073</p> <p>This is the first Internet handbook written specifically for university and college students. It aims to provide FE and HE users with an accessible introduction to the Internet and what it has on offer for them, demonstrating particular methods and explaining which procedures and sources are important. Using a practical presentation style, the emphasis throughout is on the specific needs of the student. Topics covered include:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/students-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue5 news and events alison mcnab ian winship bibliographic data bibliographic database cataloguing database gopher telnet Wed, 18 Sep 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 182 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk NHS Libraries: At Home on the Web http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue4/health <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue4/health#author1">Ben Toth</a> describes the establishment and maintenance of a regional Health Web site.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>That many of the challenges and difficulties (see the two lists below) facing medical information specialists, have potential solutions in the near future organisation of the World Wide Web, is widely accepted. The problem facing medical information specialists is how, in the context of the NHS, do we make the Web work for us?</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <hr /> <p><b>Challenges to health librarianship in a changing NHS</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue4/health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue4 project update ben toth microsoft nhs university of cambridge university of oxford bibliographic data cataloguing copyright database gopher html national library research search technology software telnet url Thu, 18 Jul 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 117 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Down Your Very Long Way Away http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue4/macau <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue4/macau#author1">J. Correia</a> describes the use of the Internet in Macau.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue4/macau" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue4 regular column j. correia open university accessibility archives copyright database higher education telnet Thu, 18 Jul 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 127 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 ADAM: Information Gateway to Resources on the Internet in Art, Design, Architecture and Media http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/adam <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Nearly half a year after the project’s official start date, ADAM has a fledgling information gateway to information on the Internet in art, design, architecture and media. <a href="/issue3/adam#author1">Tony Gill</a>, ADAM Project Leader, outlines what has been achieved so far, and some of the challenges that lie directly ahead.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The ADAM Project is creating a subject-based information gateway service that will provide access to quality-assured Internet resources in the following areas:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/adam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue3 project update tony gill ansi coventry university glasgow school of art iso jisc middlesex university ukoln university of northumbria at newcastle algorithm archives browser cataloguing data database dissemination dublin core framework ftp graphics higher education html information retrieval internet explorer interoperability mailbase metadata natural language processing research resource description search technology software standards tei telnet thesaurus usability vocabularies web browser windows z39.50 Sat, 18 May 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 79 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk CURL OPAC launch http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/copac <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue3/copac#author1">Andrew Cooper</a> describes the CURL OPAC launch in Manchester.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Consortium of University Research Libraries (<a href="http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/curl/intro.html">CURL</a>) has for some years maintained a database of machine-readable catalogue records contributed by member libraries to enable the costs of cataloguing to be kept down, to members' mutual benefit.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/copac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue3 event report andrew cooper jisc university of leeds university of manchester elib bibliographic data cataloguing copac data data set database higher education infrastructure natural language processing opac passwords portfolio research search technology software tagging telnet vt100 z39.50 Sat, 18 May 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 89 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 The 4th WWW Conference in Boston http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue1/boston <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.bris.ac.uk/ilrt/people/person/debra-a-hiom/overview.html">Debra Hiom</a> and <a href="http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/ukoln/staff/alumni/">John Kirriemuir</a> provide an informal report from the "cutting edge" of Web development.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This is an informal diary of two delegates who attended the big event for World Wide Web people, namely the 4th International WWW Conference. Debra Hiom, the SOSIG research officer and John Kirriemuir, the <a href="http://ukoln.bath.ac.uk/">UKOLN</a> Information Officer provide the dialogue. The good quality photographs were taken by Debra, on her expensive camera, while the not-so-good quality pictures were taken by John on a cheap and nasty disposable camera (7 dollars).</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue1/boston" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue1 feature article debra hiom john kirriemuir massachusetts institute of technology oasis oclc sun microsystems ukoln university of kent university of manchester w3c sosig archives ascii browser cache data html identifier java licence linux metadata preservation research resource discovery software telnet uri url web development Fri, 19 Jan 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 28 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk What's Good and Bad about BUBL http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue1/bubl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue1/bubl#author1">Traugott Koch</a> reviews the Bulletin Board for Libraries (BUBL).</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>There is no doubt that <a href="http://www.bubl.bath.ac.uk/BUBL/">BUBL</a> retains its place as the Number One Internet resource for librarians. BUBL was one of the first of the major cooperative sites in our common subject area of the Internet, and is an impressive example of what can be accomplished by well organized, broad cooperation between colleagues.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue1/bubl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue1 feature article traugott koch lund university oclc ukoln elib niss sosig archives bibliographic control bibliographic data cataloguing copyright database dublin core ftp gopher graphics html mailbase marc metadata opac research resource description resource discovery search technology software telnet udc url usability web services z39.50 Fri, 19 Jan 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 30 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk