Overview of content related to 'gopher' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/12773/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en IWMW 2006: Quality Matters http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue48/iwmw-2006-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue48/iwmw-2006-rpt#author1">Adrian Stevenson</a> reports on the 10th Institutional Web Management Workshop held at the University of Bath over 14-16 June 2006.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The 10th Institutional Web Management Workshop (<a href="http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/web-focus/events/workshops/webmaster-2006/">IWMW 2006</a>) [<a href="#1">1</a>] returned to its spiritual home in Bath this year, headquarters of the workshop organisers UKOLN [<a href="#2">2</a>] and the venue of the fourth IWMW workshop held in 2000. It was the first workshop to be chaired by Marieke Guy following nine years with Brian Kelly at the helm from its inception in 1997.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue48/iwmw-2006-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue48 event report adrian stevenson amazon cetis eduserv google harvard university iso jisc london school of economics ncsa newcastle university oclc oss watch robert gordon university talis terminalfour ukoln university of aberdeen university of bath university of huddersfield university of leeds university of manchester university of wales university of york w3c e-framework iwmw jisc information environment wikipedia accessibility aggregation ajax archives blog browser cataloguing content management cookie creative commons data database digital repositories e-government e-learning e-research firefox flickr framework further education gif google maps google scholar gopher graphics html instant messaging intellectual property interoperability intranet mailbase marc mashup metadata microformats moodle multimedia open source opml podcast portal research rss search technology semantic web smil sms soa software standards streaming sword protocol tagging usability video vle web 2.0 web app web development web services wiki xcri xhtml xml Sat, 29 Jul 2006 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1255 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Delivering Open Access: From Promise to Practice http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue46/law <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue46/law#author1">Derek Law</a> predicts how the open access agenda will develop over the next ten years.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Training as a mediaeval historian encourages one to look backwards before looking forwards. In doing so it is difficult to overestimate the impact of technology push. The combination of increased speed, increased power and increased storage has transformed the opportunities available to the community at large and academics in particular. Twenty years ago we saw the first CD-ROMs with 650Mb capacity; today a standard entry-level PC will have 80Gb of storage, while 200-1000Gb is not uncommon.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue46/law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue46 feature article derek law apple d-lib magazine elsevier google imperial college london ncsa stm university of strathclyde digital academic repositories archives copyright data data set database digital library dissemination dvd ftp google scholar gopher infrastructure open access open source rae repositories research standards video wireless Wed, 08 Feb 2006 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1208 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Excuse Me... Some Digital Preservation Fallacies? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue46/rusbridge <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue46/rusbridge#author1">Chris Rusbridge</a> argues with himself about some of the assumptions behind digital preservation thinking.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Excuse_me...">Excuse me...</h2> <p>I have been asked to write an article for the tenth anniversary of <em>Ariadne</em>, a venture that I have enjoyed, off and on, since its inception in 1996 as part of the eLib Programme, of which I was then Programme Director.</p> <p>Some years ago I wrote an article entitled "After eLib" [<a href="#1">1</a>] for <em>Ariadne</em>. The original suggestion was for a follow-up "even more after eLib"; however, I now work for JISC, and that probably makes it hard to be objective!</p> <p>In "After eLib", I wrote this paragraph about digital preservation:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue46/rusbridge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue46 feature article chris rusbridge andrew w mellon foundation british library california digital library d-lib magazine dcc harvard university jisc microsoft national library of the netherlands oais the national archives university of edinburgh elib internet archive archives browser curation data digital curation digital library digital preservation digital repositories file format gopher graphics infrastructure interoperability metadata microsoft office national library open source preservation preservation metadata provenance repositories research software wayback machine web browser Wed, 08 Feb 2006 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1211 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Another Piece of Cake? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/netlab-history <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue32/netlab-history#author1">Anders Ardö</a>, <a href="/issue32/netlab-history#author2">Sigfrid Lundberg</a> and <a href="/issue32/netlab-history#author3">Ann-Sofie Zettergren</a> with an overview of the history of Netlab, now ten years old.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Actually, that was really the way it was: a cake for the consumption of a group of people interested in the development of digital libraries. It was in 1991, long before this concept had been implanted into the heart of the library community. Indeed long before most people knew about the Internet.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/netlab-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue32 feature article anders ardo ann-sofie zettergren sigfrid lundberg lund university oai archives cataloguing database dcmi digital library dissemination dublin core dublin core metadata initiative gopher graphics information retrieval infrastructure metadata opac portfolio research rss safari search technology software udc url urn z39.50 Sun, 07 Jul 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 887 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Book Review: The Invisible Web http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/invisible-web <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue30/invisible-web#author1">Marieke Napier</a> reviews the book: The Invisible Web.</p> </div> </div> </div> <dl> <dd>Chris Sherman and Gary Price</dd> <dd><i>The Invisible Web: Uncovering Information Sources Search Engines Can’t see</i></dd> <dd>Cyber Age Books, 2001. ISBN 0-910965-51-X</dd> <dd>Price: $29.95</dd> </dl> <p>I first became interested in the Invisible Web after seeing Chris Sherman and Gary Price talking at the Internet Librarian International Conference in March this year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/invisible-web" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue30 review marieke guy jisc oracle ukoln university of bath w3c archives browser copyright database file sharing framework ftp gopher graphics metadata passwords png rdf research resource description search technology software svg url vector graphics web resources web services xml Fri, 25 Jan 2002 00:00:00 +0000 editor 863 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk ACM / IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/maccoll <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue29/maccoll#author1">John MacColl</a> reports on a selection of the papers given at this conference in Roanoake, Virginia, June 24-28 2001.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This report covers a selection of the papers at the above conference, from those which I chose and was able to attend in a three-strand conference held over three days (with two additional days for workshops, which I did not attend). It includes the three keynote papers, as well as the paper which won the Vannevar Bush award for best conference paper.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/maccoll" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue29 event report john maccoll ahds amazon cerlim coalition for networked information cornell university de montfort university google ieee jisc johns hopkins university manchester metropolitan university oai university of california berkeley university of edinburgh archives hub dner internet archive perseus archives authentication biometrics born digital cataloguing copac copyright data database digital library digitisation drm dublin core ebook eprints framework gis gopher graphics identifier information retrieval information society infrastructure intellectual property interoperability java learning management system learning objects managed learning environment metadata multimedia open archives initiative personalisation portal preservation repositories research resource discovery schema search technology semantic web software standards url video visualisation vocabularies xml xml schema z39.50 Tue, 02 Oct 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 832 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk DECOMATE II http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/decomate-II <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue25/decomate-II#author1">Leona Carpenter</a> gives a personal view of the 'Logged into Economics' conference in Barcelona in June.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/decomate-II" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue25 event report leona carpenter elsevier london school of economics tilburg university ukoln university of bath university of surrey algorithm authentication browser data database digital library ftp gopher metadata research search technology software standards thesaurus url xml z39.50 Sat, 23 Sep 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 740 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 Planet SOSIG http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue16/planet-sosig <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue16/planet-sosig#author1">Phil Cross</a> presents the first of an occasional series of articles looking at individual subsections within SOSIG. Phil has been the section editor for Environmental Sciences for the past year and gives a description of the types of resources users can expect to find in this rapidly expanding field.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Browsing_the_Environment_Section">Browsing the Environment Section</h3> <p>SOSIG has chosen to use the Universal Decimal Classification (UDC) scheme to produce the browsable sub-sections for its database. The sections from this scheme that I selected from the general class of<i> Environmental Sciences</i> <a href="#1">[1]</a> were:<i> Social and socio-economic aspects of human impact on the environment (social ecology)</i>; <i>Adverse effects of human activity on the environment</i>; and <i>Protection of the environment, Management of environmental quality</i>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue16/planet-sosig" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue16 regular column phil cross ilrt manchester metropolitan university sosig archives data database framework gopher research search technology udc url Sat, 18 Jul 1998 23:00:00 +0000 editor 517 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Ways of Exploiting New Technologies http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue16/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue16/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> discusses Intermediaries: Ways Of Exploiting New Technologies.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Since February 1998 HTML 4.0 <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a>, CSS 2.0<a href="#ref-02">[2]</a>, the Mathematical Markup Language MathML <a href="#ref-03">[3]</a> and the Extensible Markup Language XML <a href="#ref-04">[4]</a> have all become <strong>W3C Recommendations</strong>. These web protocols, all of which are concerned with the way in which information can be represented and displayed, were initially <strong>Working Drafts</strong> which were developed by the appropriate W3C Working Group.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue16/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue16 regular column brian kelly d-lib magazine ibm ietf microsoft ncsa ukoln university of bath university of southampton w3c elib algorithm browser cache content negotiation css data database document management doi file format gif gopher higher education html identifier internet explorer intranet java javascript mathml php png scripting language software url urn web browser web resources web services xml Sat, 18 Jul 1998 23:00:00 +0000 editor 521 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The Access Catalogue Gateway to Resources http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue15/main <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue15/main#author1">Terry Hanson</a> explores how libraries might develop effective ways of indicating their access arrangements to their users.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><img align="RIGHT" alt="picture of Terry Hanson" border="0" height="250" hspace="10" src="http://ariadne-media.ukoln.info/grfx/img/issue15-main/hanson.jpg" vspace="10" width="196" /> Libraries are developing the access model of information provision and questions are raised regarding the method by which users discover the resources to which they have access. The traditional holdings model depended wholly upon the traditional catalogue. Conceptually it was a simple task to catalogue a library's physical stock.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue15/main" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue15 feature article terry hanson edina jisc microsoft portsmouth university elib hydra bibliographic data browser cataloguing cd-rom database ddc dublin core ftp gopher interoperability licence metadata opac research resource description search technology software standards url web browser windows z39.50 Mon, 18 May 1998 23:00:00 +0000 editor 486 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: The 7th World Wide Web Conference http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue15/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue15/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> is interviewed about the 7th World Wide Web Conference upon his return from Brisbane.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Australia is a long way to go for a conference. What were you doing there?</strong></p> <p>I attended the conference in my role as UK Web Focus and the JISC representative on the World Wide Web Consortium. Attendenance at the World Wide Web conference provides me with an opportunity to monitor the latest Web developments and keep the community informed.</p> <p><strong>What were the highlights of the conference?</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue15/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue15 regular column brian kelly google jisc microsoft newcastle university ukoln university of bath w3c browser cache css data database dublin core framework gopher html hypertext infrastructure internet explorer interoperability java marc metadata mobile multimedia opera pics privacy rdf research resource description schema search technology sgml software url web resources xlink xml xpointer Mon, 18 May 1998 23:00:00 +0000 editor 500 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Internet Resources for Older People http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue14/older-people <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Internet resources for older people: <a href="/issue14/older-people#author1">Monica Blake</a> describes some findings from the Internet and Older People Project, funded by The British Library Research and Innovation Centre Digital Library Research Programme.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue14/older-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue14 feature article monica blake british library rnib w3c cd-rom database gopher html multimedia research search technology software standards url Thu, 19 Mar 1998 00:00:00 +0000 editor 461 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 A Digital Library Showcase and Support Service - the Berkeley Digital Library SunSITE http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue10/sunsite <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue10/sunsite#author1">Roy Tennant</a> describes a resource used to create digital libraries and services, and to help others do the same.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Few topics in librarianship seem as "hot" these days as digital libraries, and yet for all the heat being generated there is little light. What are digital libraries? How are they built? How are they maintained and preserved? How will they be funded? These questions and more abound, while answers are few and far between. We don't have all the answers, but we're a great place to start looking for them. We are the Berkeley Digital Library SunSITE <a name="note1"></a><a href="#ref1">[1]</a>, and this article is about who we are and how we may be able to help you.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue10/sunsite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue10 review roy tennant library of congress oclc sun microsystems university of california berkeley archives bibliographic data cataloguing copyright digital library dublin core ead file format free software gopher html identifier infrastructure intellectual property metadata plain text preservation repositories research search technology sgml software standards Fri, 18 Jul 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 359 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk BUBL : How BUBL Benefits Academic Librarians http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue10/bubl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue10/bubl#author1">Alan Dawson</a> and <a href="/issue10/bubl#author2">Jan Simpson</a> take us through BUBL, an old service recently transformed from being Gopher-based to Web-based.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue10/bubl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue10 review alan dawson jan simpson british library glasgow caledonian university jisc ukoln elib archives bibliographic data browser cataloguing collection development copyright data database ddc dewey decimal dublin core ejournal gopher graphics higher education lcsh metadata national library research resource description search technology standards url z39.50 Fri, 18 Jul 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 361 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 Wire: Interview Via Email With Jon Knight and Martin Hamilton http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/wire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In this interview we question Knight and <a href="/issue9/wire#author2">Martin Hamilton</a> and present their replies.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/wire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 regular column jon knight martin hamilton loughborough university ncsa oclc talis acorn elib sosig archives browser cache cataloguing cd-rom data database ftp gopher graphics html internet explorer java javascript latex linux metadata opac perl research resource discovery search technology sgml software standards url web browser windows Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 333 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Formats for the Electronic Library http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/electronic-formats <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue8/electronic-formats#author1">Judith Wusteman</a> describes the document formats used in electronic serials.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Every day, subscribers to the the NewJour mailing list <a href="#fn1">[1]</a> receive notification of new Internet-available electronic serials. The NewJour definition of a serial covers everything from journals to magazines and newsletters; from the <i>British Accounting Review</i> to <i>Ariadne</i>, to The (virtual) <i>Baguette</i> and <i>I Love My Nanny</i>. Some days, a dozen or more publications are announced. As of 13th February 1997, the NewJour archive contained 3,240 items.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/electronic-formats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue8 feature article judith wusteman apple d-lib magazine elsevier imperial college london institute of physics iso microsoft mpeg oclc sun microsystems ukoln university college dublin university of chicago university of illinois university of pennsylvania w3c yale university elib accessibility adobe aiff archives ascii avi bibliographic data browser copyright data database digital library dissemination document format dtd ejournal file format flash ftp gif gopher graphics html hypertext internet explorer java javascript jpeg latex licence multimedia operating system plain text png programming language quicktime realaudio sgml software standardisation standards streaming tiff video wav web browser windows xml Wed, 19 Mar 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 266 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk INFOMINE http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/infomine <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue8/infomine#author1">Steve Mitchell</a> describes INFOMINE, an impressive attempt to build a Web-based virtual library for the academic community.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/infomine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue8 feature article steve mitchell library of congress stanford university university of california, santa barbara a2z jisc information environment cataloguing collection development database dublin core ftp gopher html hypertext lcsh marc research search technology subject heading Wed, 19 Mar 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 273 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Introducing Web Focus http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>UK Web Focus - a strange job title. What is it? What does it do? In this article <a href="/issue8/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> describes his role as UK Web Focus, his previous involvement with the Web and his work as the JISC representative on the World Wide Web Consortium.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue8 tooled up brian kelly ietf jisc microsoft ucisa ukoln university of bath university of leeds w3c web futures archives browser css dissemination gopher graphics higher education html hypertext infrastructure internet explorer interoperability java mailbase metadata multimedia pics software url web services Wed, 19 Mar 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 285 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk A Brief History of the American Library Association Web Site http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/ala <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A brief history of the American Library Association Web Site: <a href="/issue7/ala#author1">Rob Carlson</a>, Internet Coordinator of the ALA, introduces us to the acclaimed Web site of the largest Library Association in the World.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><b>T</b>he American Library Association's (ALA) web site <a href="#fn1">[1]</a> is a large and growing part of the Association's five-year plan, dubbed ALA Goal 2000, to focus its resources on the public's right to a free and open information society.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/ala" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue7 feature article rob carlson american library association library association university of illinois database gopher graphics html information society research web development Sun, 19 Jan 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 235 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 Web Access for the Disabled http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/web-access <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue7/web-access#author1">Cathy Murtha</a> outlines the problems that audio-visually impaired people encounter when trying to use network-based resources.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>If it is true that patience is a virtue, blind people must be the most virtuous people on earth. Waiting is omnipresent in a blind persons life. The simple act of reading a newspaper can be a major undertaking. However this seemingly simple task is accomplished, it requires waiting; waiting for a family member or friend to be available, or waiting for the next scheduled meeting with a paid reader.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/web-access" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue7 regular column cathy murtha archives cataloguing copyright database digital library gopher graphics java library catalogs opac research search technology software Sun, 19 Jan 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 252 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Wire: Interview with Nick Gibbins http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/wire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="#author1">Nick Gibbins</a> is put under the virtual spotlight to answer a few questions via email.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><b>What are you doing now?</b></p> <p>I'm studying for a Masters in Knowledge Based Systems at Edinburgh University's Department of Artificial Intelligence.</p> <p><b>...and what where you doing before?</b></p> <p>Before this academic year I was a software engineer working for Nokia Telecommunications in Cambridge on a variety of network management products.</p> <p><b>Why the jump from the networkie side of a telecoms company to doing a masters degree? </b></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/wire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue7 regular column nick gibbins alt university of cambridge university of edinburgh elib accessibility browser ftp gopher hypertext information retrieval internet explorer interoperability java javascript mobile pics research search technology software web browser xml Sun, 19 Jan 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 253 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 Review of Where the Wild Things Are: Librarian's Guide to the Best Information on the Net http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue6/wild-thing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue6/wild-thing#author1">Marylaine Block</a> describes the construction of Where the Wild Things Are: Librarian's Guide to the Best Information on the Net.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Becoming_a_Gatekeeper_orCreating_Where_the_Wild_Things_Are:_Librarian-s_Guide_to_the_Best_Information_on_the_Net">Becoming a Gatekeeper, or,<br />Creating <a href="http://www.sau.edu/cwis/internet/wild/index.htm">Where the Wild Things Are: Librarian's Guide to the Best Information on the Net</a></h3> <p>by Marylaine Block, Associate Director for Public Services, O'Keefe Library, St. Ambrose University<br />"Where the Wild Things Are: Librarians's Guide to the Best Information on the Net" can be found at: <a href="http://www.sau.edu/cwis/internet/wild/index.htm"> http://www.sau.edu/cwis/internet/wild/index.htm</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue6/wild-thing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue6 review marylaine block library of congress smithsonian institution copyright data gopher higher education html mac os research search technology Tue, 19 Nov 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 188 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 How to Grow Gossamer and Keep It Untangled http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue6/web-guild <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue6/web-guild#author1">George Munroe</a> describes the experiences in establishing a large institutional web site.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Note: The Web Pages for the Queen's Webmasters Guild can be found at <a href="http://boris.qub.ac.uk/webmasters/"> http://boris.qub.ac.uk/webmasters/</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue6/web-guild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue6 feature article george munroe apple australian national university bbc ncsa queens university belfast university college london browser copyright database ftp gopher graphics html java mac os mailbase repositories software url web browser web services Tue, 19 Nov 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 190 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk OMNI-Corner: Meeting the Visible Human http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue6/omni-corner <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue6/omni-corner#author1">Sue Welsh</a> reports from the Visible Human Project Conference of October 1996, an event that brought together many of the people involved with one of the most high profile Internet-based medical resources.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The <a href="http://www.nlm.nih.gov/publications/factsheets/visible_human.html">Visible Human</a> is one of the Internets best known sites; one of its big stories. However, the size of the Visible Human Dataset (VHD) means that most of us have no way of making use of the raw data itself. We have, so far, been more impressed by the idea than the reality.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue6/omni-corner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue6 regular column sue welsh university of cambridge bibliographic data browser cd-rom data data set database dissemination gopher graphics latex licence national library research software standards visualisation Tue, 19 Nov 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 219 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Minotaur: Nick Gibbins http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue6/minotaur <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In Minotaur, the collective voice of Internet enthusiasts is countered by words of scepticism or caution. In this issue, <a href="/issue6/minotaur#author1">Nick Gibbins</a> gives an overview of some of the potential features that the Web does not contain, but a more functional successor to it might.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Nowadays, it seems as though the only people who haven't heard of the Internet and the <a href="http://www.w3.org/">World Wide Web</a> are technophobic hermits who consider the radio to be a dangerously new invention. Indeed, the media bandwagon seems to have created hype of such a magnitude that the Web cannot possibly live up to the expectations people have been lead to have of it.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue6/minotaur" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue6 regular column nick gibbins university of southampton copyright data ftp gopher hypertext search technology Tue, 19 Nov 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 223 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web4Lib: The Library Web Manager's Electronic Discussion List http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/web4lib <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue5/web4lib#author1">Roy Tennant</a>, Project Manager of the Digital Library Research &amp; Development at the University of California, Berkeley, describes the Web4Lib mailing list, an electronic discussion forum for library Web managers.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The World Wide Web has quickly become an essential tool for librarians to communicate with their clientele, provide services, and build collections. Well over a thousand libraries around the world now have Web servers (according to <a href="http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/Libweb/">Libweb</a>, a directory of library-based Web servers at <a href="http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/Libweb/" title="http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/Libweb/">http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/Libweb/</a>), and many have public terminals available for accessing the Web. Such a rapid deployment of this technology required rapid learning by the professionals who implemented it.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/web4lib" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue5 project update roy tennant university of california berkeley archives browser cataloguing cd-rom collection development copyright digital library gopher metadata software web browser web resources Wed, 18 Sep 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 143 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 Putting the UK on the Map http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/wolverhampton <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue5/wolverhampton#author1">Peter Burden</a> of the University of Wolverhampton's School of Computing and Information Technology describes the history behind his clickable maps of the UK, an essential and well established (though unfunded) resource for quickly locating academic and research Web sites.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Many of you are probably familiar with the WWW active maps of UK academic resources operated by the University of Wolverhampton's School of Computing and Information Technology. If you're not point your WWW browser at <a href="http://www.scit.wlv.ac.uk/ukinfo/uk.map.html"> http://www.scit.wlv.ac.uk/ukinfo/uk.map.html</a> before going any further. I thought it might be of interest to Ariadne readers to hear how and why these maps were created.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/wolverhampton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue5 project update peter burden imperial college london ncsa ukoln university of cambridge university of edinburgh university of manchester university of oxford university of wolverhampton archives browser copyright data database dewey decimal dns free software ftp gif gopher graphics research software standards windows Wed, 18 Sep 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 145 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk MC Journal: The Journal of Academic Media Librarianship http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/academic-media <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue5/academic-media#author1">Lori Widzinski</a>, the editor, describes the evolution of MC Journal: The Journal of Academic Media Librarianship.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>MC Journal: <a href="http://wings.buffalo.edu/publications/mcjrnl/"> The Journal of Academic Media Librarianship (MCJ)</a> made its debut in April 1992 as a peer-reviewed electronic journal on the Internet. The concept for a peer-reviewed journal in academic media librarianship arose after an extensive literature search revealed very little regard for this specialty. There are several scholarly publications in librarianship, but none in the U.S. focusing exclusively on academic media librarianship.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/academic-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue5 review lori widzinski accessibility ascii cataloguing copyright ftp gopher higher education multimedia search technology software Wed, 18 Sep 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 167 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 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 Serving the Arts and Humanities http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue4/ahds <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue4/ahds#author1">Dan Greenstein</a> gives an extensive description of AHDS, the Arts and Humanities Data Service: its objectives, organisation, and how the data will be collected, preserved and described..</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Increasing scholarly use of computers and electronic resources raises a number of related challenges.</p> <p>Computer-based research produces digital data with significant secondary use value. Yet that value cannot fully be realised unless the data are created and described according to relevant standards, systematically collected, preserved, and reported to the widest possible community.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue4/ahds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue4 feature article dan greenstein ahds british library british museum jisc kings college london ncsa oclc ukoln university of glasgow university of oxford university of warwick university of york archives bibliographic data cataloguing copyright data data model data set database digital archive digital audio digital library digital preservation dublin core ead framework ftp gif gopher higher education html interoperability jpeg marc metadata multimedia operating system preservation repositories research resource management search technology sgml software standards tei tiff url video vocabularies Thu, 18 Jul 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 104 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk 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