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This page provides an overview of 87 articles related to 'eevl', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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The Edinburgh Engineering Virtual Library (EEVL) is a project funded by eLib (the Electronic Libraries Programme) in the UK to provide an Internet gateway to quality information resources in Engineering, (see EELS for an engineering subject service based in Sweden).Whilst the metadata format that EEVL is using is specific to the project there does not appear to be an alternative international standard format being used within the Engineering community. (Excerpt from this source)

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Metadata related to 'eevl' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'eevl': 87 (5.0% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'eevl' across all Ariadne articles: 970
  • Average number of references to 'eevl' per Ariadne article: 11.15
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'eevl': 1996-01
  • Trending factor of 'eevl': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'eevl':

  1. roddy macleod (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. lesa ng (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. malcolm moffat (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. linda kerr (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. brian kelly (see articles on this topic by this author)

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EEVL: Resident EEVL

Roddy MacLeod provides an update on the EEVL project. Among other things he explains how the EEVL cross-search facility can be run from user pages.

October 2002, issue33, regular column

EEVL: Round the World

Roddy MacLeod considers Southern African engineering resources.

December 1999, issue22, regular column

EEVL: Search Me!

Roddy MacLeod supplies guidance on the large range of available EEVL search options.

January 2003, issue34, regular column

eLib: How Was It for You?

John Kirriemuir reviews the eLib programme

December 1998, issue18, feature article

Establishing a Digital Library Centre

John Kirriemuir outlines some of the issues for the establishment of digital library centres in UK Higher Education institutions.

October 2001, issue29, feature article

Exposing Information Resources for E-learning

Steve Richardson and Andy Powell on Harvesting and searching IMS metadata using both the OAI Protocol for Metadata Harvesting, and the Z39.50 Protocol.

January 2003, issue34, feature article

Free Full-text E-journals and EEVL's Engineering E-journal Search Engine

Nicola Harrison and Roddy MacLeod describe what EEVL has to offer in the area of e-journals.

April 2003, issue35, regular column

ILRT: The Institute for Learning and Research Technology

Gillian Austen, External Relations Manager at the recently founded Institute for Learning and Research Technology at the University of Bristol, gives an overview of its structure and objectives.

November 1996, issue6, project update

Improving Communications Within JISC through News Aggregation

Paul Davey 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.

October 2004, issue41, feature article

Interface: Dennis Nicholson

Chris Bailey finds a crusader at Strathclyde: Dennis Nicholson.

July 1997, issue10, regular column

Intute Reflections at the End of an Era

Angela Joyce, Linda Kerr, Tim Machin, Paul Meehan and Caroline Williams look back at the history and achievements of Intute, and reflect on lessons learned as the service enters its final year.

July 2010, issue64, feature article

JISC ASSIST

Jane Williams on the JISC awareness unit.

June 1999, issue20, regular column

Link: A New Beginning for BUBL

Dennis Nicholson and Joanne Gold present an overview of 'daughter of BUBL'.

May 1996, issue3, feature article

MCF: Will Dublin Form the Apple Core

Jon Knight looks at how Dublin Core and Apple's new MCF metadata file format might make useful and interesting bed fellows.

January 1997, issue7, tooled up

Meta Detectors

Lorcan Dempsey talks about metadata and the development of resource discovery services in the UK.

May 1996, issue3, feature article

Metadata, PICS and Quality

Chris Armstrong looks at the possibility of a PICS application acting as a quality filter.

May 1997, issue9, tooled up

NetLab's Digital Library Gâteau

Jessica Lindholm 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.

July 2002, issue32, feature article

Never Mind the Quality, Check the Badge-Width!

Alison McNab, Betsy Anagnostelis and Alison Cooke compare and contrast the methods used to identify and indicate which Internet-based resources are of high "quality".

May 1997, issue9, feature article

News from the Resource Discovery Network

Simon Jennings and Philip Pothen with the latest on developments at the RDN.

January 2002, issue30, regular column

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

March 1998, issue14, news and events

OMNI Corner

In her regular appearance in Ariadne, Sue Welsh, introduces a new experiment in network indexing underway at OMNI.

January 1997, issue7, regular column

OMNI Corner: Information or Hysteria, "Talking sensibly" in the Biomedical Field

John Kirriemuir outlines current areas of concern in: Information or Hysteria? "Talking sensibly" in the biomedical field.

March 1999, issue19, regular column

OMNI: Organising Medical Networked Information

Frank Norman, project co-ordinator, describes OMNI, what it can do for you (and you for it). OMNI is an eLib project from the Access to Network Resources programme area. It consists of a well-maintained and expanding database of medical and health resources that can be accessed through JANET/Internet. This database can be searched, via a World Wide Web browser; in addition, catalogues of the resources are available for browsing.

January 1996, issue1, project update

RDN Timeline

Debra Hiom provides a timeline of the RDN's development, which accompanies her main article.

April 2006, issue47, feature article

RDN: Resource Discovery Network

Alistair Dunning reviews the launch of the RDN (Resource Discovery Network)

December 1999, issue22, feature article

Retrospective on the RDN

Debra Hiom, 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.

April 2006, issue47, feature article

Search Engine Corner

Tracey Stanley looks at 'Push', where a network-based service 'pushes' information to your machine, rather than you 'pulling' information from the service.

March 1997, issue8, regular column

Stargate: Exploring Static Repositories for Small Publishers

R. John Robertson 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.

April 2006, issue47, feature article

Subject Portals

Judith Clark describes a three-year project to develop a set of subject portals as part of the Distributed National Electronic Resource (DNER) development programme.

October 2001, issue29, feature article

Subject-Based Information Gateways

Linda Kerr and Roddy MacLeod attended the recent CEI meeting at the Policy Studies Institute, London.

December 1998, issue18, feature article

Supporting Material for Database Training, or 'Here’s One I Prepared Earlier'

Alison McNab looks at the wealth of resources available for trainers provided by the information service and content providers within JISC-supported services.

June 2001, issue28, feature article

Syndicated Content: It's More Than Just Some File Formats?

Paul Miller 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.

April 2003, issue35, feature article

Teleworking from Home

Nicola Harrison, Project Assistant at Edinburgh Engineering Virtual Library (EEVL), describes her experience of teleworking.

September 1998, issue17, feature article

The Distributed National Electronic Resource and the Hybrid Library

Stephen Pinfield and Lorcan Dempsey with an overview of the DNER.

January 2001, issue26, feature article

The Internet Resources Newsletter from Heriot-Watt University

Roddy MacLeod describes a Web-based resources newsletter.

November 1996, issue6, feature article

The JISC 5/99 Programme: What's in a Number?

Rachel Bruce and Balviar Notay give an overview of the outputs and influences of the JISC 5/99 Learning and Teaching and Infrastructure Programme.

January 2004, issue38, feature article

The Lesser of Two EEVLs?

Roddy MacLeod, EEVL Project Manager (Information), describes plans for EEVL.

November 1997, issue12, feature article

Virtual Training Suite Launch

John Kirriemuir reports on the Edinburgh stage of the launch of the RDN's Virtual Training Suite.

June 2001, issue28, event report

Web Editorial: Goodbyeee

The Web editor, John Kirriemuir bows out after ten Ariadne issues.

July 1997, issue10, editorial

Web Editorial: Introduction to Issue 17

The web editors, Philip Hunter and Bernadette Daly, introduce Ariadne issue 17.

September 1998, issue17, editorial

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