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Project ACORN explored the potential of IT to deliver high-demand material electronically to students, across the campus, via networked computers, and developed and implemented a model for effectively managing the whole process, from requesting reading lists from academic staff to the consultation of the text by students. Project dates: started 1997. Funding Programme: Electronic Short Loan area of the Electronic Libraries Programme (eLib) Programme. (Excerpt from this source)

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  • Number of articles referring to 'acorn': 17 (1.0% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'acorn' across all Ariadne articles: 128
  • Average number of references to 'acorn' per Ariadne article: 7.53
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'acorn': 1996-03
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Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'acorn':

  1. jon knight (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. richard goodman (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. elizabeth gadd (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. paula kingston (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. christine dugdale (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Electronic Libraries Programme (eLib) Update

Recently, a wave of new projects under the umbrella of the Electronic Libraries Programme was announced. A consequence of this is that a large majority of the HE institutions in the UK are involved in at least one eLib project (is yours?), as well as many non HE organisations and institutions. Here, we give brief details of some of these new projects.

March 1996, issue2, feature article

Short Loan Projects

John MacColl discusses some of the issues involved in the digitisation of short loan collections.

May 1996, issue3, feature article

Libtech 96

John Kirriemuir and Isobel Stark with some notes and pictures from the main annual UK library exhibition: Libtech 96.

September 1996, issue5, event report

Infopolecon

John Lindsay comments on the evolution of the UK network infrastructure, and the problems arguably generated along the way.

November 1996, issue6, feature article

ACORN

Paula Kingston outlines the ACORN project, which aims to develop a transferable model for the whole process of providing electronic access to short loan journal articles.

November 1996, issue6, project update

Preparing Students for a New Electronic Service

Preparing students for a new electronic service : Elizabeth Gadd outlines the approaches and experiences of Project ACORN in training and promoting their new electronic 'short-loan' collection.

May 1997, issue9, feature article

ACORN

Elizabeth Gadd and Paula Kingston report on progress with Project ACORN.

May 1997, issue9, project update

Wire: Interview Via Email With Jon Knight and Martin Hamilton

In this interview we question Knight and Martin Hamilton and present their replies.

May 1997, issue9, regular column

Web Editorial: Goodbyeee

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

July 1997, issue10, editorial

Copyright Management Technologies: The Key to Unlocking Digital Works?

Anne Ramsden brings us up to date with current developments in copyright management technology

July 1997, issue10, feature article

ACORN Implemented

Jon Knight and Richard Goodman describe the technical implementation of the ACORN system.

July 1997, issue10, project update

Libtech '97

Christine Dugdale & Jackie Chelin of the ResIDe project, University of the West of England, report on the seminar which took place at Libtech at the University of Hertfordshire.

September 1997, issue11, event report

View from the Hill: Birkbeck

Ariadne interview with Philippa Dolphin at Birkbeck, about how IT issues are tackled there.

July 1998, issue16, regular column

Transatlantic Bandwidth: How to Save Money on Your Costs

Sally Hadland, Information Officer at the Higher Education National Software Archive (HENSA), describes how using HENSA can save on transatlantic bandwidth.

December 1998, issue18, feature article

Convergence of Electronic Entertainment and Information Systems

John Kirriemuir explores the technology and impact of expanding internet access.

March 2000, issue23, feature article

Web Watch: WebWatching eLib Project Web Sites

Brian Kelly is WebWatching the eLib Project Sites.

January 2001, issue26, tooled up

Domesday Redux: The Rescue of the BBC Domesday Project Videodiscs

Jeffrey Darlington, Andy Finney and Adrian Pearce describe the groundbreaking BBC Domesday Project of 1986, and explain how its unique multimedia collection has been preserved.

July 2003, issue36, feature article

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