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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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What Is XML?

Brian Kelly elucidates another infuriating three letter acronym: XML.

May 1998, issue15, tooled up

What Is RDF?

Rachel Heery explains RDF (Resource Description Framework)

March 1998, issue14, regular column

What Is a URI?

Ian Peacock explains 'URI' in plain English.

December 1998, issue18, regular column

What Is a URI and Why Does It Matter?

Henry S. Thompson describes how recent developments in Web technology have affected the relationship between URI and resource representation and the related consequences.

October 2010, issue65, feature article

WebWatch: How Accessible Are Australian University Web Sites?

Dey Alexander reports on a recent study of the accessibility of Australian university Web sites.

January 2004, issue38, regular column

Web Watch: Size of Institutional Top Level Pages

Web Watch: Brian Kelly looks at the size of institutional top level pages.

June 2001, issue28, tooled up

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

Web Focus: WebWatching UK Universities and Colleges

Brian Kelly describes the WebWatch project.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

Web Focus: Ways of Exploiting New Technologies

Brian Kelly discusses Intermediaries: Ways Of Exploiting New Technologies.

July 1998, issue16, regular column

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

Web Focus: Reflections On WWW9

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

June 2000, issue24, tooled up

Web Focus: Mobile E-Book Readers

Brian Kelly, UK Web Focus, writes about Mobile E-Book Readers in his regular column.

January 2002, issue30, tooled up

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

Web Focus: Guidelines for URI Naming Policies

Brian Kelly with some guidelines For URI naming policies in his regular column.

April 2002, issue31, tooled up

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

The Future of Cataloguing: Cataloguing and Indexing Group Conference

Paola Stillone reports on a three-day annual conference of the CILIP Cataloguing and Indexing Group (CIG), held at the University of Bath, 30 June - 2 July.

July 2004, issue40, event report

Take a Peek Beneath the EPrints V3 Wrappers

With v3 officially launched at the Open Repositories Conference in San Antonio last week, William Nixon and Peter Millington report on the EPrints 3 pre-launch briefing in London, 8 December 2006.

January 2007, issue50, event report

SWORD: Simple Web-service Offering Repository Deposit

Julie Allinson, Sebastien Francois and Stuart Lewis describe the JISC-funded SWORD Project which has produced a lightweight protocol for repository deposit.

January 2008, issue54, feature article

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

Search Engines: Finding Images on the Internet

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

September 2000, issue25, regular column

Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG): Vector Graphics for the Web

David Duce discusses the World Wide Web Consortium's Scalable Vector Graphics markup language for 2 dimensional graphics.

June 2001, issue28, feature article

RDN/LTSN Partnerships: Learning Resource Discovery Based on the LOM and the OAI-PMH

Andy Powell and Phil Barker explore the technical collaboration currently underway between the RDN and the LTSN and describe the RDN/LTSN LOM Application Profile and its use to support resource discovery.

April 2004, issue39, feature article

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

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

Project Patron

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

May 1998, issue15, feature article

OpenResolver: A Simple OpenURL Resolver

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

June 2001, issue28, feature article

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

June 2000, issue24, news and events

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

Netskills Corner

Justin MacNeil reviews FrontPage '98 Beta.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

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

Migration: A Camileon Discussion Paper

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

October 2001, issue29, feature article

MIDRIB

Julian Cook describes a major database of medical images.

November 1996, issue6, 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

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

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

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

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

Formats for the Electronic Library

Judith Wusteman describes the document formats used in electronic serials.

March 1997, issue8, feature article

EPRESS

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

March 2000, issue23, feature article

Electronic Resource Creation and Management at Scottish Universities

Dennis Nicholson and Martin Smith describe the Catriona II project.

March 1998, issue14, project update

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