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The Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) is a bitmap image format that was introduced by CompuServe in 1987 and has since come into widespread usage on the World Wide Web due to its wide support and portability. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: GIF)

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

  • Number of articles referring to 'gif': 62 (3.6% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'gif' across all Ariadne articles: 118
  • Average number of references to 'gif' per Ariadne article: 1.90
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'gif': 1996-05
  • Trending factor of 'gif': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'gif':

  1. brian kelly (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. malcolm campbell (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. david houghton (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. dey alexander (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. judith wusteman (see articles on this topic by this author)

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URL Monitoring Software and Services

Paul Hollands describes and compares tools to help you notice when a Web-based resource has been updated.

May 1996, issue3, tooled up

Serving the Arts and Humanities

Dan Greenstein 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..

July 1996, issue4, feature article

Cartoon

New cartoon work by Malcolm Campbell.

July 1996, issue4, odds and ends

Putting the UK on the Map

Peter Burden of the University of Wolverhampton's School of Computing and Information Technology describes the history behind his clickable maps of the UK, an essential and well established (though unfunded) resource for quickly locating academic and research Web sites.

September 1996, issue5, project update

Metadata for the Masses

Paul Miller describes Dublin Core and several ideas for how it can be implemented.

September 1996, issue5, tooled up

Cartoon

New cartoon work by Malcolm Campbell.

September 1996, issue5, odds and ends

An Investigation Into World Wide Web Search Engine Use from within the UK: Preliminary Findings

Simon Stobart and Susan Kerridge give some of the preliminary results of a JISC- funded investigation into the use of Search Engines such as Alta Vista and Lycos within the UK.

November 1996, issue6, feature article

MIDRIB

Julian Cook describes a major database of medical images.

November 1996, issue6, project update

Displaying SGML Documents on the World Wide Web

David Houghton discusses a method by which documents marked up using Standard Generalised Markup Language (SGML) can be used to generate a database for use in conjunction with the World Wide Web.

November 1996, issue6, tooled up

Cartoon

New cartoon work by Malcolm Campbell, giving a wry spin on the topic of Peer Review.

November 1996, issue6, odds and ends

Cartoon

New cartoon work by Malcolm Campbell.

January 1997, issue7, odds and ends

Formats for the Electronic Library

Judith Wusteman describes the document formats used in electronic serials.

March 1997, issue8, feature article

Monash University Electronic Reserve Project

Hans W. Groenewegen, Debbie Hedger and Iris Radulescu describe Monash University's Electronic Reserve Project which is at the core of the electronic library project at the University's new Berwick campus.

March 1997, issue8, project update

Australian Co-operative Digitisation Project, 1840-45

Ross Coleman describes a project which will create a unique research infrastructure in Australian studies through the digital conversion of Australian serials and fiction of the seminal period 1840-45.

March 1997, issue8, project update

Cartoon

New cartoon work by Malcolm Campbell.

March 1997, issue8, odds and ends

Indian Ocean Rim Region Virtual Library Project

Susan Lutley describes a prototype virtual library, built as part of a co-operative venture focusing on broad issues in Social Development within the Indian Ocean Rim Region.

May 1997, issue9, project update

Web Focus: Report on the WWW 6 Conference

Brian Kelly describes the sixth International World Wide Web conference which took place in California from 7 – 11 April 1997.

May 1997, issue9, tooled up

Cartoon

New cartoon work by Malcolm Campbell.

May 1997, issue9, odds and ends

Cartoon

New cartoon work by Malcolm Campbell.

July 1997, issue10, odds and ends

Cartoon

New cartoon work by Malcolm Campbell.

September 1997, issue11, odds and ends

Netskills Corner

Justin MacNeil reviews FrontPage '98 Beta.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

Web Focus: WebWatching UK Universities and Colleges

Brian Kelly describes the WebWatch project.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

Cartoon

New cartoon work by Malcolm Campbell.

November 1997, issue12, odds and ends

Cartoon

New cartoon work by Malcolm Campbell.

January 1998, issue13, odds and ends

Electronic Resource Creation and Management at Scottish Universities

Dennis Nicholson and Martin Smith describe the Catriona II project.

March 1998, issue14, project update

Netskills Corner: Multimedia Web Design

Netskills Corner: Multimedia Web Design: Walter Scales considers multimedia web design, asking whether we are running down an up escalator.

March 1998, issue14, regular column

What Is RDF?

Rachel Heery explains RDF (Resource Description Framework)

March 1998, issue14, regular column

Project Patron

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

May 1998, issue15, feature article

What Is XML?

Brian Kelly elucidates another infuriating three letter acronym: XML.

May 1998, issue15, tooled up

Web Focus: Ways of Exploiting New Technologies

Brian Kelly discusses Intermediaries: Ways Of Exploiting New Technologies.

July 1998, issue16, regular column

What Is a URI?

Ian Peacock explains 'URI' in plain English.

December 1998, issue18, regular column

Web Research: Browsing Video Content

Peter Thomas, UWE, and Peter Macer of Hewlett Packard Research Laboratories describe automated techniques for browsing video content.

March 1999, issue19, feature article

EPRESS

Stuart Peters on EPRESS text management software tools, currently in development.

March 2000, issue23, feature article

How the Oxford English Dictionary Went Online

Laura Elliot explains the use of SGML in the management of the OED text.

June 2000, issue24, feature article

Web Focus: Reflections On WWW9

Brian Kelly reports on the WWW9 conference, held in Amsterdam, in May 2000.

June 2000, issue24, tooled up

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

June 2000, issue24, news and events

Search Engines: Finding Images on the Internet

Phil Bradley offers his latest look at the search engine marketplace.

September 2000, issue25, regular column

Cartoon

New cartoon work by Malcolm Campbell.

January 2001, issue26, odds and ends

Web Focus: HTML is Dead!

HTML is Dead: Brian Kelly explains why this is, and why it is a good thing.

March 2001, issue27, tooled up

Cartoon

New cartoon work by Malcolm Campbell.

March 2001, issue27, odds and ends

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