Overview of content related to 'eevl' http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/12936/0?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Intute Reflections at the End of an Era http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue64/joyce-et-al <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue64/joyce-et-al#author1">Angela Joyce</a>, <a href="/issue64/joyce-et-al#author2">Linda Kerr</a>, <a href="/issue64/joyce-et-al#author3">Tim Machin</a>, <a href="/issue64/joyce-et-al#author4">Paul Meehan</a> and <a href="/issue64/joyce-et-al#author5">Caroline Williams</a> look back at the history and achievements of Intute, and reflect on lessons learned as the service enters its final year.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue64/joyce-et-al" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue64 feature article angela joyce caroline williams linda kerr paul meehan tim machin ahrc bbc british library google hea heriot-watt university intute jisc linden lab mimas ukoln university of bristol university of glamorgan university of huddersfield university of manchester university of oxford wellcome trust automatic metadata generation eevl elib jisc information environment mobile internet detective sosig wikipedia blog cataloguing collection development curation data database digitisation dissemination google scholar higher education metadata mobile personalisation research resource discovery search technology second life software tagging twitter vim vocabularies web 2.0 web browser web resources widget Thu, 29 Jul 2010 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1564 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk Retrospective on the RDN http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue47/hiom <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue47/hiom#author1">Debra Hiom</a>, in the first of a two-part series on the Resource Discovery Network, looks back at the development of the RDN and its activities to date.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Introduction"><a name="introduction"></a>Introduction</h2> <p>This article will describe the history of the Resource Discovery Network (RDN) [<a href="#1">1</a>], charting the development of subject gateways in the UK since 1993 to the present day. To help set the history of the gateways in the wider context of the resource discovery landscape in the last decade or so, readers are encouraged to refer to Lorcan Dempsey's recent article on the development of digital libraries [<a href="#2">2</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue47/hiom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue47 feature article debra hiom ahrc british library hea heriot-watt university ilrt intute jisc kings college london ukoln university of bath university of birmingham university of bristol university of hull university of london university of manchester university of oxford university of reading university of surrey bril cain dner eevl elib ihr-info jisc information environment sosig subject portals project aggregation application profile archives cache cataloguing database digital library digitisation dublin core framework ftp further education higher education interoperability lom metadata portal research resource discovery search technology software standards subject gateway vocabularies web resources z39.50 Sat, 29 Apr 2006 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1229 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk RDN Timeline http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue47/hiom/timeline.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Debra Hiom provides a timeline of the RDN's development, which accompanies <a href="/issue47/hiom">her main article</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> <ul> <li><a name="1"></a>January 1994 - ESRC funds SOSIG as a pilot project - <a href="/issue47/hiom#introduction">return to text</a></li> <li><a name="2"></a>June 1994 - SOSIG subject gateway demonstrator goes live with 300 records</li> <li><a name="3"></a>Spring 1995 - EEVL, OMNI and SOSIG awarded funding under the eLib Programme: Access to Networked Resources.<br /> </li></ul><p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue47/hiom/timeline.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue47 feature article debra hiom cranfield university intute jisc university of manchester wellcome trust eevl elib sosig subject portals project research resource discovery subject gateway Fri, 02 Dec 2011 17:50:13 +0000 admin 2146 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk Stargate: Exploring Static Repositories for Small Publishers http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue47/robertson <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue47/robertson#author1">R. John Robertson</a> introduces a project examining the potential benefits of OAI-PMH Static Repositories as a means of enabling small publishers to participate more fully in the information environment.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>With the wider deployment of repositories, the Open Archives Initiative - Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) is becoming a common method of supporting interoperability between repositories and services. It provides 'an application-independent interoperability framework based on <em>metadata harvesting</em>' [<a href="#1">1</a>]. Nodes in a network using this protocol are 'data providers' or 'service providers'.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue47/robertson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue47 feature article r. john robertson cerlim cilip google jisc national library of australia oai university of illinois university of strathclyde eevl hairst stargate archives copyright data database digital library dissemination dspace e-learning ebook eprints fedora commons framework interoperability metadata national library oai-pmh open access open archives initiative repositories research rss search technology software web services xml Sat, 29 Apr 2006 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1232 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL Xtra: The Hidden Web at Your Fingertips http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue44/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue44/eevl#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> looks at the latest service from EEVL.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="EEVL_Xtra_-_In_a_Nutshell">EEVL <em>X</em>tra - In a Nutshell</h2> <p>EEVL <em>X</em>tra [<a href="#1">1</a>] is an exciting new, free service which helps people find articles, books, the best Web sites, the latest industry news, job announcements, technical reports, technical data, full text eprints, the latest research, teaching and learning resources and more, in engineering, mathematics and computing.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue44/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue44 regular column roddy macleod british library cornell university cranfield university heriot-watt university institute of physics jisc national library of wales national science foundation oai university of birmingham university of cambridge eevl eprints uk subject portals project zetoc archives bibliographic data cataloguing copac data database ejournal eprints ict national library oai-pmh portal research resource discovery search technology software z39.50 Fri, 29 Jul 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1169 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL: New Hot Topic In-depth Reports Now Available http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue43/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue43/eevl#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> looks at some recent developments to the EEVL service.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Hot_Topics">Hot Topics</h2> <p>EEVL, the Internet guide to engineering, mathematics and computing, provides access to a wide range of information on the three subjects covered through its Internet Resource Catalogue and various additional services. <a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/hottopics.htm">Hot Topics</a> [<a href="#1">1</a>], a new feature added recently, gives access to in-depth reports on topical engineering and technology issues.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue43/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue43 regular column roddy macleod bbc cranfield university jisc university of birmingham eevl bibliographic data cataloguing database digital preservation graphics preservation privacy resource discovery search technology url xml Fri, 29 Apr 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1145 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL: Four Search Engines and a Plaque http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue42/eevl#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> looks at some recent developments to the EEVL service.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>If the title of this column caused you to anticipate a new blockbuster featuring Hugh Grant and Andie MacDowell, then I apologise. It's far more interesting than that!</p> <h2 id="Four_Search_Engines">Four Search Engines</h2> <p>Four new search engines from EEVL make it possible to search the content of over 250 free full-text ejournals in Engineering, Mathematics and Computing. EEVL's Ejournal Search Engines (EESE) are divided according to subject content.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue42 regular column roddy macleod cilip cranfield university iso jisc university of birmingham eevl archives cataloguing data e-learning ejournal html linux research resource discovery search technology Sun, 30 Jan 2005 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1117 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk Improving Communications Within JISC through News Aggregation http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue41/davey <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue41/davey#author1">Paul Davey</a> explains what JISC is doing to improve communications through more effective news promotion. Roddy MacLeod and Malcolm Moffat examine the technology EEVL has developed in this area.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>JISC currently funds thirty-four services across the UK. These can be divided into Network Services (e.g. JANET), Content Services (e.g. BizEd, BUFVC), Development Services (e.g. TechWatch, UKOLN), Support Services (e.g. Regional Support Centres) and Expert Services (e.g. JISC Legal). The people and communities that they serve are varied, but what unites them is that, through JISC-funding, they all carry out some function which supports the needs of UK Further and Higher Education and research.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue41/davey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue41 feature article paul davey bufvc cetis edina jisc kings college london mimas oss watch ukoln archives hub eevl zetoc aggregation archives content management content provider copac data database higher education html intranet jstor research resource discovery rss search technology software standards syndication xml Fri, 29 Oct 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1080 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL News: EEVL Update http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue41/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue41/eevl#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> and <a href="/issue41/eevl#author2">Agnes Guyon</a> look at some recent developments to the EEVL service.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="New_Sustainable_Development_section_added_to_the_EEVL_Catalogue_of_Engineering_Resources">New Sustainable Development section added to the EEVL Catalogue of Engineering Resources</h2> <p>It is now tacitly recognised that engineers, across all sectors of engineering, play an important role in shaping our environment and therefore have a professional responsibility towards ensuring sustainable development.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue41/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue41 regular column agnes guyon roddy macleod jisc university of cambridge w3c eevl cataloguing database ejournal higher education rss search technology web portal web services Fri, 29 Oct 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1086 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL News: What EEVL Users Really Want http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/eevl#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> looks at the results of the recent questionnaire which surveyed opinions about the EEVL service.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>What do the users of <a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a> [<a href="#1">1</a>], the Internet guide to engineering, mathematics and computing, really want from the service? Do they want EEVL to develop more portal services? Do they want more expansion of EEVL's catalogue of Internet resources? Do they want other things? The only way to find out what users of an information service really want is to ask them. This is what EEVL did earlier this year through a Web-based questionnaire. The questionnaire is now closed, but an archive version is available [<a href="#2">2</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 regular column roddy macleod amazon bbc google eevl subject portals project aggregation archives cataloguing data database ebook ejournal further education google search graphics higher education portal research search technology software Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1060 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL News: EEVL, VLEs, Institutional and Library Portals http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue39/eevl#author1">Malcolm Moffat</a> discusses the use of EEVL functionality in VLEs and Portals.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>EEVL is the Internet guide to Engineering, Mathematics and Computing. It is an award-winning free service, which provides quick and reliable access to the best engineering, mathematics, and computing information available on the Internet. It is created and run by a team of information specialists from a number of universities and institutions in the UK, lead by Heriot Watt University. EEVL helps students, staff and researchers in Higher and Further Education, as well as anyone else working, studying or looking for information in Engineering, Mathematics and Computing.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue39 regular column malcolm moffat coalition for networked information google heriot-watt university ims ims global learning consortium jisc university of east anglia university of glamorgan university of sheffield eevl cataloguing data database further education html information retrieval interoperability knowledge management learning objects passwords portal research resource discovery rss search technology soap srw url vle web services xml z39.50 Thu, 29 Apr 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1034 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk Book Review: Extreme Searchers' Internet Handbook http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/brack-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue39/brack-rvw#author1">Verity Brack</a> reviews a book on Internet resources and finds it a useful volume for Internet beginners and Google-centric searchers.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Extreme Searcher's Internet Handbook has been written aiming to fill the gaps in Internet users' knowledge by providing a better understanding of what is out there, and by illustrating useful starting points, in order to help users find their way to the most useful 'nooks and crannies' in this global information resource.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/brack-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue39 review verity brack google university of sheffield dner eevl sosig browser copyright html instant messaging multimedia research search technology url video Thu, 29 Apr 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1046 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk The JISC 5/99 Programme: What's in a Number? http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue38/5-99 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue38/5-99#author1">Rachel Bruce</a> and <a href="/issue38/5-99#author2">Balviar Notay</a> give an overview of the outputs and influences of the JISC 5/99 Learning and Teaching and Infrastructure Programme.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The 5/99 Programme, as it became known, was funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (<a href="http://www.jisc.ac.uk">JISC</a>) [<a href="#1">1</a>] in the year 2000. Quite simply the name, 5/99, refers to the number of a JISC circular letter. It was the fifth circular issued by the JISC in 1999. So the name is pretty meaningless to those outside the JISC or not involved in one of 54 projects that were funded via the circular. The majority of the projects have now completed, the programme end date was July 2003.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue38/5-99" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue38 feature article balviar notay rachel bruce british library bufvc cerlim edina jisc jisc collections mimas oai surrey institute of art & design ukoln university college london university of liverpool university of oxford university of strathclyde chcc dner eevl elib iconex iesr inspiral jafer jisc information environment jorum patois sosig subject portals project trilt xgrain zetoc accessibility archives authentication authorisation service cataloguing data data set database digital library e-learning ejournal framework further education geospatial data gis higher education infrastructure infrastructure service internet explorer interoperability java jstor learning objects licence metadata open archives initiative open source openurl portal repositories research resource discovery rslp search technology service registry sfx software standards usability video visualisation z39.50 Fri, 30 Jan 2004 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1003 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk What the Resource Discovery Network Is Doing for Further Education http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue38/williams <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue38/williams#author1">Mark Williams</a> highlights some of the services that the RDN provides for the benefit of FE users.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Further Education sector has put significant resources into the development of managed learning environments to support their learners, but however good the technical infrastructure, the learner experience will only be as good as the resources they can access. This is where the <a href="http://www.rdn.ac.uk/">RDN</a> [<a href="#1">1</a>] can help.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue38/williams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue38 feature article mark williams jisc university of glamorgan eevl sosig cataloguing further education higher education infrastructure resource discovery search technology software vle web resources Fri, 30 Jan 2004 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1009 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk What's in EEVL for Further Education http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue38/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="#author1"><strong>Roddy MacLeod</strong></a> gives<br /> an overview of the services and plans EEVL has for students and practitioners<br /> in the Further Education sector.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>"Indispensible, much better than using Google" was a comment about <a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a>, the Internet guide to engineering, mathematics and computing, from one FE Tutor who attended an RSC (Regional Support Centre) event last year. It is not surprising that he was enthusiastic as there is a great deal of content in EEVL of interest to staff and students in Further Education (FE). In fact, EEVL has a surprisingly wide appeal, as was recognised recently by <a href="http://www.schoolzone.co.uk/">Schoolzone</a>, a service which features Web sites reviewed by UK teachers.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue38/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue38 feature article roddy macleod bbc google heriot-watt university institute of physics jisc eevl cataloguing data database e-learning ejournal further education ict perl portal research resource discovery rss search technology software Fri, 30 Jan 2004 21:21:06 +0000 admin 1680 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk Editorial Introduction to Issue 37: Monocultures Threaten More Than Species http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/editorial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/editorial#author1">Richard Waller</a> introduces Ariadne issue issue 37.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>These days zoologists view with increasing alarm the disappearance of species in this world, to the point where they fear their extinction will predate their discovery. This is no less true for linguists who are witnessing the same phenomenon in terms of dying languages and dialects. A parallel therefore can be drawn with the situation as detailed by <strong>Deborah Anderson</strong>.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/editorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 editorial richard waller jisc oai ukoln university of glasgow daedalus eevl archives copyright digital media dissemination dspace ebook eprints ict information society interoperability metadata openurl portal preservation research resource sharing rss software standards subject gateway unicode url web resources Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 985 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL News http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/eevl#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> describes how EEVL is putting RSS to work.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a> is the Hub for engineering, mathematics and computing. It is an award-winning free service, which provides quick and reliable access to the best engineering, mathematics, and computing information available on the Internet. It is created and run by a team of information specialists from a number of universities and institutions in the UK, lead by Heriot Watt University.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 regular column roddy macleod heriot-watt university jisc oracle centaur eevl browser cataloguing copyright data further education interoperability metadata portal rdf resource discovery rss software syndication url web browser Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 996 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL News and Enhancements http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue36/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue36/eevl#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> and <a href="/issue36/eevl#author2">Lesa Ng</a> provide us with the news and developments from EEVL.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a> is the Hub for engineering, mathematics and computing. It is an award-winning free service, which provides quick and reliable access to the best engineering, mathematics, and computing information available on the Internet. It is created and run by a team of information specialists from a number of universities and institutions in the UK, lead by Heriot Watt University.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue36/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue36 regular column lesa ng roddy macleod cranfield university edina heriot-watt university jisc nottingham trent university ukoln university of birmingham eevl subject portals project accessibility cataloguing collection development copyright database further education html javascript personalisation rdf resource discovery rss search technology software url Tue, 29 Jul 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 972 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk Syndicated Content: It's More Than Just Some File Formats? http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/miller <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue35/miller#author1">Paul Miller</a> takes a look at issues arising from the current enthusiasm for syndicating content to portals or other web sites, and offers some guidelines for good practice.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>There is, unsurprisingly, an increasing recognition that digital resources of all kinds are eminently suitable to repurposing and reuse. The Iconex Project [<a href="#1">1</a>], for example, was funded under JISC's 5/99 Programme to look at the creation, storage and dissemination of reusable learning objects.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/miller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue35 feature article paul miller ahds bbc cetis iso jisc oai ukoln university of hull university of liverpool eevl elib iconex jisc information environment patois sosig zetoc aggregation archives bath profile cataloguing content provider copac data database dissemination dublin core dublin core metadata initiative framework higher education html infrastructure interoperability intranet javascript learning objects metadata open archives initiative personalisation portal rdf research resource description resource discovery rss uportal url xml z39.50 Tue, 29 Apr 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 942 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk Access Management: The Key to a Portal - The Experience of the Subject Portals Project http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/SPP <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue35/SPP#author1">Francisco Pinto</a> and <a href="/issue35/SPP#author2">Michael Fraser</a> report on the experience of the Subject Portals Project.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Portals are widely suggested as important tools to facilitate the hard task of finding and accessing useful information for learning, teaching and research [<a href="#1">1</a>]. In this context, the Resource Discovery Network (RDN) [<a href="#2">2</a>] is enrolled in the Subject Portals Project (SPP) [<a href="#3">3</a>] with the aim of developing and deploying subject-based portals to provide the UK's HE and FE communities with integrated access to distributed resources within the JISC Information Environment (IE) [<a href="#4">4</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/SPP" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue35 feature article francisco pinto michael a. fraser cni ieee jisc london school of economics microsoft oxford university computing services ukoln university of oxford dner eevl jisc information environment sosig subject portals project access control apache api archives authentication authorisation service browser cookie data data set database digital library dublin core framework further education infrastructure internet explorer interoperability java ldap metadata namespace open source passwords personalisation portal research resource discovery shibboleth soap software standardisation uportal url web browser Tue, 29 Apr 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 943 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk Free Full-text E-journals and EEVL's Engineering E-journal Search Engine http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue35/eevl#author1">Nicola Harrison</a> and <a href="/issue35/eevl#author2">Roddy MacLeod</a> describe what EEVL has to offer in the area of e-journals.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a> is the Hub for engineering, mathematics and computing. It is an award-winning free service, which provides quick and reliable access to the best engineering, mathematics, and computing information available on the Internet. It is created and run by a team of information specialists from a number of universities and institutions in the UK, lead by Heriot Watt University.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue35 regular column nicola harrison roddy macleod google heriot-watt university jisc centaur eevl archives cataloguing copyright data database ejournal further education html infrastructure java portal research resource discovery search technology software standards url Tue, 29 Apr 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 950 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk Exposing Information Resources for E-learning http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue34/powell <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue34/powell#author1">Steve Richardson</a> and <a href="/issue34/powell#author2">Andy Powell</a> on Harvesting and searching IMS metadata using both the OAI Protocol for Metadata Harvesting, and the Z39.50 Protocol.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="An_introduction_to_the_IMS_Digital_Repositories_Working_Group">An introduction to the IMS Digital Repositories Working Group</h3> <p><a href="http://www.imsglobal.org/">IMS</a> [1] is a global consortium that develops open specifications to support the delivery of e-learning through Learning Management Systems (LMS). (Note: in UK higher and further education we tend to use the term Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) in preference to LMS).</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue34/powell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue34 feature article andy powell steve richardson ims jisc oai ukoln university of bath eevl jisc information environment sosig accessibility archives bath profile bibliographic data cataloguing content packaging data data set database digital repositories dublin core dublin core metadata initiative e-learning further education identifier ims content packaging information retrieval internet explorer interoperability learning management system learning objects library management systems metadata mysql oai-pmh open archives initiative open source perl php portal repositories research resource discovery schema search technology simple dublin core soap standards url vle web portal xml xml schema z39.50 Wed, 15 Jan 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 925 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL: Search Me! http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue34/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue34/eevl#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> supplies guidance on the large range of available EEVL search options.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Background">Background</h3> <p><a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a> is the Internet guide for engineering, mathematics and computing. It is an award-winning free service, which provides quick and reliable access to the best engineering, mathematics, and computing information available on the Internet. It is created and run by a team of information specialists from a number of universities and institutions in the UK, lead by Heriot Watt University.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue34/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue34 regular column roddy macleod heriot-watt university jisc eevl gnu sosig bibliographic data bibliographic database cataloguing database ejournal free software further education graphics licence resource discovery rss search technology url xml z39.50 Wed, 15 Jan 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 930 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk Editorial Introduction to Issue 33: Exploring the Information Environment http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/editorial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue33/editorial#author1">Philip Hunter</a> with the editorial for Ariadne 33.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to the September/October issue of <i>Ariadne</i>.</p> <p>The concept of the 'Information Environment' is now one which appears often in Digital Library literature. While it is not a vague concept, it is still one which is undergoing development. Implementing an Information Environment is therefore currently a problematic exercise. Those interested in undertaking such an implementation therefore will be interested in a number of articles featured in this issue of Ariadne.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/editorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue33 editorial philip hunter google jisc microsoft oclc sherpa university of edinburgh eevl jisc information environment sosig worldcat archives bibliographic data cataloguing content provider database digital library ebook html information architecture internet explorer interoperability learning objects metadata open access portal repositories research search technology standardisation web services xhtml xml Wed, 09 Oct 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 907 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL: Resident EEVL http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue33/eevl#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> provides an update on the EEVL project. Among other things he explains how the EEVL cross-search facility can be run from user pages.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a> is the Hub for engineering, mathematics and computing. It is an award-winning free service, which provides quick and reliable access to the best engineering, mathematics, and computing information available on the Internet. It is created and run by a team of information specialists from a number of universities and institutions in the UK, lead by Heriot Watt University.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue33 regular column roddy macleod amazon edina heriot-watt university jisc eevl browser cataloguing database further education graphics html modelling resource discovery search technology standards uml url xml Wed, 09 Oct 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 915 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk NetLab's Digital Library Gâteau http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/netlab-conference <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue32/netlab-conference#author1">Jessica Lindholm</a> reports from the conference "NetLab and friends: Tribute and outlook after 10 years of digital library development". The conference was held in Lund, Sweden 10-12 April 2002.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Every_future_must_have_a_past">Every future must have a past</h3> <p>How did you celebrate your tenth birthday? Perhaps by making a nice birthday cake with all your favourite ingredients to share with your friends? NetLab [<a href="#1">1</a>], the research and development department at Lund University Libraries [<a href="#2">2</a>], celebrated its tenth anniversary in April 2002 with a three-day conference in Lund, Sweden [<a href="#3">3</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/netlab-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue32 feature article jessica lindholm amazon google heriot-watt university ifla ilrt jisc lund university oai oclc ukoln university of bath university of bristol eevl aggregation archives bath profile bibliographic data browser cataloguing collection description copyright data dcmi digital library digitisation dtd dublin core dublin core metadata initiative framework frbr identifier interoperability intranet ldap marc metadata namespace national library network protocol ontologies portal preservation rdf rdfs repositories research resource description rss schema search technology semantic web software standards thesaurus url vocabularies xml xml namespaces z39.50 Sun, 07 Jul 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 888 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Roddy Macleod on EEVL's engagement with RSS channels.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Background">Background</h3> <p><a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a> is the Hub for engineering, mathematics and computing. It is an award-winning free service, which provides quick and reliable access to the best engineering, mathematics, and computing information available on the Internet. It is created and run by a team of information specialists from a number of universities and institutions in the UK, lead by Heriot Watt University.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue32 regular column roddy macleod heriot-watt university jisc ukoln eevl failte cataloguing database further education higher education html intranet javascript resource discovery rss search technology standards url Sun, 07 Jul 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 895 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL-ution to a Portal http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Roddy Macleod on the hub's 'EEVL-ution' to a portal.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="UKOLN-body"> <p><a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a> is the Hub for engineering, mathematics and computing. It is an award-winning free service, which provides quick and reliable access to the best engineering, mathematics, and computing information available on the Internet. It is created and run by a team of information specialists from a number of universities and institutions in the UK, lead by Heriot Watt University.</p> </div><p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue31 regular column roddy macleod heriot-watt university jisc library association nottingham trent university ukoln university of birmingham w3c eevl failte bibliographic data bibliographic database cataloguing data database doc further education interoperability java metadata namespace personalisation portal rdf research resource discovery rss search technology standards syndication url xml z39.50 Wed, 10 Apr 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 875 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk Building ResourceFinder http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/rdn-oai <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue30/rdn-oai#author1">Pete Cliff</a> looks at how the RDN has utilised the OAI Metadata Harvesting Protocol.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/rdn-oai" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue30 feature article pete cliff jisc oai ukoln university of southampton eevl sosig archives cataloguing data database dublin core framework ftp further education identifier interoperability metadata mysql open archives initiative open source perl php repositories search technology software subject gateway web resources xml z39.50 Fri, 25 Jan 2002 00:00:00 +0000 editor 845 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk News from the Resource Discovery Network http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/rdn <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue30/rdn#author1">Simon Jennings</a> and <a href="/issue30/rdn#author2">Philip Pothen</a> with the latest on developments at the RDN.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Put_the_RDN_on_your_Web_pages">Put the RDN on your Web pages</h3> <p>The Resource Discovery Network (RDN) has launched a new service called RDN-include[1]. This allows ResourceFinder, the RDN search engine, to be added free of charge to higher and further education institutions' Web sites. The RDN developed this technology in reponse to requests from users and in recognition of developments underway with Virtual Learning Envornments at many institutions.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/rdn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue30 regular column philip pothen simon jennings kings college london manchester metropolitan university eevl data ejournal further education javascript resource discovery search technology url web resources Fri, 25 Jan 2002 00:00:00 +0000 editor 852 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL: Brand new EEVL service http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Roddy Macleod introduces a new service.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a> is the Hub for engineering, mathematics and computing. It is an award-winning free service, which provides quick and reliable access to the best engineering, mathematics, and computing information available on the Internet. It is created and run by a team of information specialists from a number of universities and institutions in the UK. EEVL helps students, staff and researchers in higher and further education, as well as anyone else working, studying or looking for information in Engineering, Mathematics and Computing.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue30 regular column roddy macleod heriot-watt university jisc university of birmingham university of ulster dner eevl archives bibliographic data cataloguing database ejournal further education graphics portal research resource discovery search technology software url Fri, 25 Jan 2002 00:00:00 +0000 editor 854 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk Subject Portals http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/clark <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue29/clark#author1">Judith Clark</a> describes a three-year project to develop a set of subject portals as part of the Distributed National Electronic Resource (DNER) development programme.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The vision that created the Distributed National Electronic Resource (DNER) grew out of the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC)s history of engagement with Higher and Further Education Institutions and significant research libraries in the UK. The DNER has an ambitious goal - to empower the HE/Post-16 community by providing quick, coherent and reliable access to a managed information environment that is geared to supporting learning and teaching activities.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/clark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue29 feature article judith clark jisc massachusetts institute of technology oai oclc dner eevl elib jisc information environment sosig subject portals project aggregation archives bibliographic data cataloguing collection development controlled vocabularies data database digital library dublin core framework further education higher education infrastructure interoperability java knowledge management licence managed learning environment metadata multimedia mysql open archives initiative open source portal portfolio research resource discovery rss search technology software standards subject gateway thesaurus tomcat uportal url usability vocabularies web portal windows z39.50 Tue, 02 Oct 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 820 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk Establishing a Digital Library Centre http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/kirriemuir <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue29/kirriemuir#author1">John Kirriemuir</a> outlines some of the issues for the establishment of digital library centres in UK Higher Education institutions.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This article discusses some of the issues that arise when an academic department, unit or institution moves from possessing a few digital library projects and services, to possessing an integrated digital library centre.</p> <p>The article is based on:</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/kirriemuir" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue29 feature article john kirriemuir birmingham city university british library cerlim edina ilrt jisc manchester metropolitan university south bank university ukoln university of bath university of bristol university of strathclyde dner eevl elib sosig archives cataloguing copyright data database digital library digitisation dissemination e-learning further education higher education ict infrastructure metadata rae research resource discovery rslp standards subject gateway url Tue, 02 Oct 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 822 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk Supporting Material for Database Training, or 'Here’s One I Prepared Earlier' http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/training <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue28/training#author1">Alison McNab</a> looks at the wealth of resources available for trainers provided by the information service and content providers within JISC-supported services.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Subject librarians will recognise the following situation: you have spent years trying to persuade Department X to let you run some information skills training for their students, but they’ve always said <i>No</i>! Suddenly you get a phone call asking you to provide training next Tuesday afternoon. You know that you’re being asked to “babysit” and in an ideal world you would negotiate a more sensible time that suited the students’ learning experience. However, you also realise that if you turn this opportunity down you may never be asked again!</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue28 feature article alison mcnab ahds edina eduserv jisc kings college london loughborough university mimas tasi university of oxford vads dner eevl niss sosig zetoc archives bibliographic data copac data database further education html jstor licence multimedia research resource discovery rtf search technology standards url Thu, 21 Jun 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 797 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL Update http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue28/eevl#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> and <a href="/issue28/eevl#author2">Linda Kerr</a> provide news about the EEVL service</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="UKOLN-body"> <p><a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a> is the Hub for engineering, mathematics and computing. It is a free service, and is funded by JISC through the <a href="http://www.rdn.ac.uk/">Resource Discovery Network</a> (RDN).</p> <h3 id="Service_News">Service News</h3> <h4 id="Logo_graphic_for_links_to_EEVL">Logo graphic for links to EEVL</h4> <p>A small graphic featuring the EEVL eye is now available for those sites who wish to place a link to EEVL. The graphic is shown in the main heading above and can be copied from the EEVL web site [<a href="#1">1</a>].</p> </div><p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue28 regular column linda kerr roddy macleod alt alt-c edina edinburgh college of art heriot-watt university ilrt jisc nottingham trent university university of edinburgh eevl cataloguing database digital library further education graphics mysql research resource discovery search technology url Thu, 21 Jun 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 804 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL: Email Newsletters Examples from Engineering http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/eevl3 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue28/eevl3#author1">Jim Corlett</a> explains how email newsletters can benefit you.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="UKOLN-body"> <p>The "e" revolution has brought immediacy and opportunities hitherto undreamt of to companies looking to market themselves and their products. One often overlooked promotional avenue is the email newsletter. IDG List Services [<a href="#1">1</a>] has summarised the benefits of email newsletters neatly on their Industry Standard Newsletters page:</p> <p>"E-mailing your message is a new and exciting direct response medium. The advantages are numerous:</p> </div><p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/eevl3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue28 regular column jim corlett nottingham trent university eevl perseus graphics html portal privacy software standards url web resources Thu, 21 Jun 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 806 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk Virtual Training Suite Launch http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/vts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue28/vts#author1">John Kirriemuir</a> reports on the Edinburgh stage of the launch of the RDN's Virtual Training Suite.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Wednesday the 9th of May saw the simultaneous launch of the JISC-funded Virtual Training Suite [<a href="#1">1</a>] across the United Kingdom. The launch took place in six academic institutions: Edinburgh, Leeds, Bristol, Nottingham, Kings College London, and Manchester. We attended the Scottish launch, which was held in the main library of Edinburgh University.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/vts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue28 event report john kirriemuir edina heriot-watt university jisc kings college london newcastle university university of edinburgh eevl data higher education research url video Thu, 21 Jun 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 813 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue27/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue27/eevl#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> and <a href="/issue27/eevl#author2">Lesa Ng</a> with some useful tips on Shoestring Marketing for projects.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a> is the Hub for engineering, mathematics and computing. It is a free service, and is funded by JISC through the <a href="http://www.rdn.ac.uk/">Resource Discovery Network</a> (RDN).</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue27/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue27 regular column lesa ng roddy macleod edina heriot-watt university jisc library association eevl cataloguing data database framework further education higher education hypertext research resource discovery search technology software subject gateway url Fri, 23 Mar 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 778 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk The Distributed National Electronic Resource and the Hybrid Library http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/dner <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/dner#author1">Stephen Pinfield</a> and <a href="/issue26/dner#author2">Lorcan Dempsey</a> with an overview of the DNER.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>What is the relationship between the hybrid library and the DNER (the Distributed National Electronic Resource)? This paper discusses that question and suggests a number of ways in which DNER strategy and thinking can be informed by hybrid library developments. ‘Suggests’ is the word, since there is currently an investigation underway that is dealing with this question which is still to report. This is being coordinated by Stephen Pinfield, one of the authors of this article.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/dner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 feature article lorcan dempsey stephen pinfield becta jisc national science foundation oclc ukoln university of birmingham university of nottingham agora archives hub dner eevl elib jisc information environment sosig archives authentication bibliographic data collection description collection development copac data data set database digital library digital preservation framework further education geospatial data gis higher education infrastructure ldap library management systems open archives initiative personalisation preservation research resource discovery search technology semantic web sfx standards url web resources z39.50 Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 748 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Roddy Macleod manager of the EEVL project explains the new profile, new office: and coming soon: a new service.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a> is the Hub for engineering, mathematics and computing. It is a free service, and is funded by JISC through the <a href="http://www.rdn.ac.uk/">Resource Discovery Network</a> (RDN).</p> <h3 id="New_profile">New profile</h3> <p>In previous Ariadne columns I have introduced EEVL as "the UK guide to quality engineering information on the Internet". From the background information above, you will see that it is now referred to as the Hub for engineering, mathematics and computing. Why the change, and, for those who may have heard of it, what has happened to 'EMC'?</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 regular column roddy macleod cranfield university heriot-watt university imperial college london jisc nottingham trent university sheffield hallam university university of birmingham university of manchester university of sheffield university of ulster dner eevl failte sosig bibliographic data bibliographic database cataloguing database e-learning ejournal portal resource discovery search technology software standards url Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 756 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk