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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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Accessibility: The Current Situation and New Directions

Kevin Carey describes accessibility by disabled people to digital information systems across broadcasting, telecommunications and the Internet, looks into the future and makes recommendations.

July 2005, issue44, feature article

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

Architects of the Information Age

Paul Miller reports on a recent UKOLN-organised event at the Office of the e-Envoy, and explores the need for an architecture to scope what we build online.

October 2001, issue29, feature article

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

Book Review: Metadata for Information Management and Retrieval

Marieke Guy takes a look at a recent introduction to metadata for the information professional.

April 2005, issue43, review

Cartoon

New cartoon work by Malcolm Campbell.

July 1996, issue4, odds and ends

Cartoon

New cartoon work by Malcolm Campbell.

September 1996, issue5, odds and ends

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

Cartoon

New cartoon work by Malcolm Campbell.

March 1997, issue8, odds and ends

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

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

Cartoon

New cartoon work by Malcolm Campbell.

January 2001, issue26, odds and ends

Cartoon

New cartoon work by Malcolm Campbell.

March 2001, issue27, odds and ends

Characterising and Preserving Digital Repositories: File Format Profiles

Steve Hitchcock and David Tarrant show how file format profiles, the starting point for preservation plans and actions, can also be used to reveal the fingerprints of emerging types of institutional repositories.

January 2011, issue66, feature article

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

E-Archiving: An Overview of Some Repository Management Software Tools

Marion Prudlo discusses LOCKSS, EPrints, and DSpace in terms of who uses them, their cost, underlying technology, the required know-how, and functionalities.

April 2005, issue43, feature article

eBooks: Tipping or Vanishing Point?

Emma Tonkin investigates ebooks and takes a look at recent technological and business developments in this area.

January 2010, issue62, feature article

Editorial Introduction to Issue 34: Cultivating Interoperability and Resource-Sharing

Philip Hunter introduces Ariadne issue 34.

January 2003, issue34, editorial

Electronic Resource Creation and Management at Scottish Universities

Dennis Nicholson and Martin Smith describe the Catriona II project.

March 1998, issue14, project update

EPRESS

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

March 2000, issue23, feature article

Formats for the Electronic Library

Judith Wusteman describes the document formats used in electronic serials.

March 1997, issue8, 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

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

IWMW 2006: Quality Matters

Adrian Stevenson reports on the 10th Institutional Web Management Workshop held at the University of Bath over 14-16 June 2006.

July 2006, issue48, event report

Learning to YODL: Building York's Digital Library

Peri Stracchino and Yankui Feng describe a year's progress in building the digital library infrastructure outlined by Julie Allinson and Elizabeth Harbord in their article last issue.

October 2009, issue61, feature article

Metadata for the Masses

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

September 1996, issue5, tooled up

MIDRIB

Julian Cook describes a major database of medical images.

November 1996, issue6, project update

Migration: A Camileon Discussion Paper

Paul Wheatley explores migration issues for the long-term preservation of digital materials.

October 2001, issue29, 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

Netskills Corner

Justin MacNeil reviews FrontPage '98 Beta.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

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

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

June 2000, issue24, news and events

OpenResolver: A Simple OpenURL Resolver

Andy Powell describes UKOLN's OpenResolver, a freely available demonstration OpenURL resolver.

June 2001, issue28, feature article

Project Patron

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

May 1998, issue15, feature article

Public Libraries: Creating Websites for E-citizens -The Public Library Web Managers Workshop 2002

Penny Garrod reports on the Public Library Web Managers workshop, November 2002, held in Bath.

January 2003, issue34, event report

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

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