Overview of content related to 'cd-rom' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/13195/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=&issue=issue3 RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en From the Trenches: Networking (Notworking?) CD-ROMS http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/trenches <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue3/trenches#author1">Jon Knight</a> on the perils and problems of networking CD ROMs.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Many libraries now make heavy use of CD-ROM titles. Today databases held on CD-ROMs cover practically all subjects and provide a way for a library to acquire a large quantity of regularly updated information. Coupled with the relatively cheap network equipment that is now available, these CD-ROMs should also be able to provide a very useful network resource for an entire library or even campus. However the current crop of CD-ROMs vary enormously in their ease of use in a networked environment.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/trenches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue3 tooled up jon knight loughborough university authentication cd-rom data database licence passwords search technology software standards windows Sat, 18 May 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 84 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Down Your Way http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/article/down-your-way-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue3/down_your_way#author1">Alison Kilgour</a> checks out the networking facilities in the Library of York University.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The <a href="http://www.york.ac.uk">University of York</a> has a very long history in terms of networked service. In 1989 the Computing Service section wrote and set up the Campus Wide Information Server. The original service was then converted to gopher, but little subsequent development was made with this service as it was soon apparent that the Web would take over. York proceeded to set up a group whose remit was to organise the structure of the new service.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/article/down-your-way-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue3 regular column alison kilgour edina university of york cd-rom data gopher opac search technology web services Sat, 18 May 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 94 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk