Overview of content related to 'university of surrey' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/13309/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en 10 Years of Zetoc http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue66/ronson <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue66/ronson#author1">Jane Ronson</a> looks at how Zetoc has developed and what the future holds for the service.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Now celebrating its 10th anniversary, Zetoc [<a href="#1">1</a>] provides quality-assured, comprehensive journal table of contents data for resource discovery that users can search and have delivered straight to their in-box or desktop. In a nutshell, Zetoc is all about convenience, current awareness and comprehensive coverage. In a recent survey, one academic commented: 'This is a "one-stop shop" for relevant literature'. What is Zetoc, what has it achieved and where is it going? In this article I will look at the history of the service and how it has developed over the past decade.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue66/ronson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue66 feature article jane ronson british library google harvard university heriot-watt university hewlett-packard jisc loughborough university mimas national library of wales nhs sconul stanford university university of chester university of manchester university of surrey dner my references suncat tictocs zetoc aggregation authentication bibliographic data cataloguing cloud computing copac data database further education google scholar higher education identifier national library open access openurl personalisation repositories research resource discovery rss search technology shibboleth soap software sru tag cloud z39.50 Sun, 30 Jan 2011 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1610 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Locating Image Presentation Technology Within Pedagogic Practice http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue65/gramstadt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue65/gramstadt#author1">Marie-Therese Gramstadt</a> contextualises image presentation technology and methods within a pedagogic framework for the visual arts.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue65/gramstadt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue65 feature article marie-therese gramstadt apple blackboard bournemouth university edinburgh college of art google imperial college london jisc jisc digital media microsoft oreilly university for the creative arts university of brighton university of london university of sheffield university of surrey university of the arts london vads pictiva accessibility adobe archives blog browser cataloguing data database digital media e-learning elluminate facebook flash flickr google maps gotomeeting higher education html5 ipad learning design learning objects mac os microsoft office multimedia operating system photoshop podcast portal portfolio research safari screencast software standards usb video vle web 2.0 web resources wiki windows youtube Fri, 29 Oct 2010 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1585 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Retrospective on the RDN http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue47/hiom <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue47/hiom#author1">Debra Hiom</a>, in the first of a two-part series on the Resource Discovery Network, looks back at the development of the RDN and its activities to date.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Introduction"><a name="introduction"></a>Introduction</h2> <p>This article will describe the history of the Resource Discovery Network (RDN) [<a href="#1">1</a>], charting the development of subject gateways in the UK since 1993 to the present day. To help set the history of the gateways in the wider context of the resource discovery landscape in the last decade or so, readers are encouraged to refer to Lorcan Dempsey's recent article on the development of digital libraries [<a href="#2">2</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue47/hiom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue47 feature article debra hiom ahrc british library hea heriot-watt university ilrt intute jisc kings college london ukoln university of bath university of birmingham university of bristol university of hull university of london university of manchester university of oxford university of reading university of surrey bril cain dner eevl elib ihr-info jisc information environment sosig subject portals project aggregation application profile archives cache cataloguing database digital library digitisation dublin core framework ftp further education higher education interoperability lom metadata portal research resource discovery search technology software standards subject gateway vocabularies web resources z39.50 Sat, 29 Apr 2006 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1229 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Book Review: How to Find Information http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/brack-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue42/brack-rvw#author1">Verity Brack</a> reviews a new practical guide for researchers wanting to improve their information skills and finds it a very useful addition.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This book is the result of efforts by the library at the University of Surrey (and the University of Surrey Roehampton) to improve library provision for researchers, and it is also based on the experience of 'front-line' library staff in their day-to-day interaction with academic staff and students. Anyone who has worked on a library help-desk or information point will recognise the content of this book, and will be pleased to find that there is now something that researchers can use to help themselves, all put together in a slim volume.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/brack-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue42 review verity brack hefce jisc university of sheffield university of surrey bibliographic data cataloguing copyright data database higher education information retrieval intellectual property research resource discovery search technology standards video Sun, 30 Jan 2005 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1132 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk WebWatch: Surfing Historical UK University Web Sites http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue35/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> outlines strategies for choosing appropriate standards for building Web sites.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>It has been said that those who ignore history, are condemned to repeat it. In the Web world we can be so excited by new developments that we may forget approaches we have taken in the past and fail to learn from our mistakes. This article describes how the WayBack Machine <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a> was used to look at the history of UK University Web sites.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue35 tooled up brian kelly birkbeck college birmingham city university central school of speech and drama courtauld institute of art de montfort university edinburgh college of art glasgow school of art goldsmiths college google imperial college london kings college london leeds metropolitan university liverpool john moores university london business school london school of economics manchester metropolitan university nottingham trent university open university queens university belfast robert gordon university rose bruford college royal academy of music royal agricultural college royal college of art royal college of music royal conservatoire of scotland royal holloway royal northern college of music royal veterinary college royal welsh college of music and drama school of oriental and african studies south bank university surrey institute of art & design ukoln university college london university of bath university of cambridge university of central lancashire university of east london university of london university of oxford university of surrey university of the west of england university of wales university of west london internet archive archives browser digital preservation flash higher education internet explorer intranet java javascript preservation research search technology standards url wayback machine Tue, 29 Apr 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 953 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: A Survey of Web Server Software Used by UK University Web Sites http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue34/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue34/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> with an update of his survey of server software used by central Web sites in UK Universities.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>A survey of Web server software used on UK University Web sites was carried out in October 1997 and the findings were reported in <em>Ariadne</em> issue 12 <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a>. The survey was repeated in September 2000 and the updated findings published in <em>Ariadne</em> issue 21 <a href="#ref-02">[2]</a>.</p> <p>The survey was repeated in November 2002 and the findings are published in this article.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue34/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue34 tooled up brian kelly apache software foundation birkbeck college birmingham city university central school of speech and drama courtauld institute of art de montfort university edinburgh college of art glasgow school of art goldsmiths college imperial college london kings college london leeds metropolitan university liverpool john moores university london business school london school of economics manchester metropolitan university microsoft ncsa nottingham trent university open university queens university belfast robert gordon university rose bruford college royal academy of music royal agricultural college royal college of art royal college of music royal conservatoire of scotland royal holloway royal northern college of music royal veterinary college royal welsh college of music and drama school of oriental and african studies south bank university surrey institute of art & design ukoln university college london university of bath university of cambridge university of central lancashire university of dundee university of east london university of london university of oxford university of surrey university of the west of england university of wales university of west london gnu apache browser cookie higher education interoperability linux php pics privacy research software url windows Wed, 15 Jan 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 932 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Climbing the Scholarly Publishing Mountain With SHERPA http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/sherpa <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue33/sherpa#author1">John MacColl</a> and <a href="/issue33/sherpa#author2">Stephen Pinfield</a> explore the SHERPA project, which is concentrating on making e-prints available online.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>JISC announced its FAIR Programme (Focus on Access to Institutional Resources) in January of this year. The central objective of the Programme is to test ways of releasing institutionally-produced content onto the web. FAIR describes its scope as:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/sherpa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue33 feature article john maccoll stephen pinfield ahds birkbeck college british library cranfield university d-lib magazine edinburgh napier university elsevier ilrt jisc jisc collections loughborough university manchester metropolitan university oai oais oclc robert gordon university sherpa ukoln university college london university of aberdeen university of bath university of birmingham university of bristol university of cambridge university of edinburgh university of glasgow university of greenwich university of hull university of leeds university of london university of nottingham university of oxford university of southampton university of strathclyde university of surrey university of york vads accessing the virtual museum daedalus dner harvesting the fitzwilliam jisc information environment accessibility archives cataloguing copyright data digital archive digital preservation dissemination dublin core electronic theses eprints further education higher education infrastructure institutional repository intellectual property interoperability licence metadata oai-pmh open access open archives initiative open source preservation repositories research rss search technology software standards url z39.50 Wed, 09 Oct 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 910 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: An Accessibility Analysis of UK University Entry Points http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue33/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> reports on the accessibility of entry points of UK University Web sites.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Special Educational Needs and Disability Act (SENDA) came into effect on 1 <sup>st</sup> September 2002. The Act removes the previous exemption of education from the Disability Discrimination Act (1995), ensuring that discrimination against disabled students will be unlawful. Institutions will incur additional responsibilities in 2003, with the final sections of legislation coming into effect in 2005 <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue33 tooled up brian kelly alt bbc birkbeck college birmingham city university central school of speech and drama courtauld institute of art de montfort university edinburgh college of art glasgow school of art goldsmiths college imperial college london kings college london leeds metropolitan university liverpool john moores university london business school london school of economics manchester metropolitan university nottingham trent university open university queens university belfast robert gordon university rose bruford college royal academy of music royal agricultural college royal college of art royal college of music royal conservatoire of scotland royal holloway royal northern college of music royal veterinary college royal welsh college of music and drama school of oriental and african studies south bank university surrey institute of art & design ukoln university college london university of bath university of bristol university of cambridge university of central lancashire university of east london university of london university of oxford university of sheffield university of surrey university of the west of england university of wales university of west london w3c web accessibility initiative accessibility browser data dtd flash higher education html identifier javascript research software url web resources Wed, 09 Oct 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 918 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Using the Web for Academic Research: The Reading Experience Database Project http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/red <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue28/red#author1">Alexis Weedon</a> gives us some insight into a new web-based project designed to collate evidence for changing reading habits through history.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In literary criticism and cultural studies more attention is being paid to the reception of the text – who read it, who had access to it, how was it read – partly perhaps due to the interest in reader theory. Such questions are relevant to the study of the development of a literary canon, the study of popular literature, the transmission of ideas through society both today and in the past and the changing relations between the author, editor, producer and reader of the text.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/red" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue28 feature article alexis weedon british library microsoft open university university of cambridge university of london university of luton university of oxford university of reading university of surrey ascii bibliographic data data database microsoft office research search technology standards url Thu, 21 Jun 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 794 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: Size of Institutional Top Level Pages http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Web Watch: <a href="/issue28/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> looks at the size of institutional top level pages.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Is your University home page big, bold and brassy? Is it colourful and interactive, making use of new technologies in order to stand out from the crowd? Or is it mean and lean, with a simple design providing rapid download times and universal access?</p> <p>This survey of the size of the entry points for UK University and College entry points seeks an answer to these questions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue28 tooled up brian kelly canterbury christ church university central school of speech and drama de montfort university edinburgh college of art edinburgh napier university glasgow caledonian university glasgow school of art harper adams university college heriot-watt university imperial college london jisc kings college london kingston university leeds metropolitan university liverpool john moores university london business school london school of economics nottingham trent university open university robert gordon university rose bruford college royal academy of music royal college of art royal college of music royal conservatoire of scotland royal holloway royal northern college of music royal veterinary college school of oriental and african studies sheffield hallam university south bank university surrey institute of art & design ukoln university college london university of bath university of cambridge university of glamorgan university of hull university of oxford university of surrey university of wales university of west london archives copyright css data dhtml flash gif higher education html internet explorer javascript multimedia stylesheet swf url web services windows Thu, 21 Jun 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 811 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: What's Related to My Web Site? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue27/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>What's Related To My Web Site? <a href="/issue27/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> looks at Netscape's 'What's Related?' facility and reports on the service's findings for institutional Web servers.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Netscape-s_What-s_Related_Service">Netscape's What's Related Service</h2> <p>One possibly underused facility in the Netscape browser is its What's Related feature. When viewing a Web page, clicking on the What's Related button in the Netscape toolbar (shown in Figure 1) will display related information about the page being viewing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue27/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue27 tooled up brian kelly canterbury christ church university central school of speech and drama de montfort university edinburgh college of art glasgow caledonian university glasgow school of art google harper adams university college harvard university imperial college london kings college london kingston university leeds metropolitan university liverpool john moores university london business school london school of economics manchester metropolitan university nottingham trent university open university robert gordon university rose bruford college royal academy of music royal college of art royal college of music royal conservatoire of scotland royal holloway royal northern college of music royal veterinary college school of oriental and african studies sheffield hallam university south bank university surrey institute of art & design ukoln university college london university of bath university of cambridge university of edinburgh university of liverpool university of manchester university of oxford university of surrey university of wales university of west london yale university internet archive archives browser data google search higher education portal rdf search technology software url web browser Fri, 23 Mar 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 784 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Editorial Introduction to Issue 26: New Landscapes http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/editorial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/editorial#author1">Philip Hunter</a> introduces Ariadne issue 26 with remarks about the new Director of the UKOLN, the eLib Programme, and the DNER.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Ariadne issue 26. In this issue Ariadne welcomes the new Director of UKOLN, Dr Elizabeth Lyon. Previously, Liz Lyon was Head of Research &amp; Learning Support Systems in Information Services at the University of Surrey, where she was founding Director of the Centre for Learning Developments (CLD) and was also responsible for Library IT systems, audio-visual services and administration. CLD comprised four Units promoting and supporting new Learning Technologies, Skills Developments and Applied Research &amp; Development.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/editorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 editorial philip hunter amazon british library goldsmiths college jisc microsoft ukoln university of bath university of glasgow university of surrey agora dner elib accessibility copyright data database digital library framework higher education multimedia research rslp standards url Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 743 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Exam Papers Online http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/exam-papers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/exam-papers#author1">Sally Rumsey</a> on an innovative system for providing electronic access to examination papers.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The George Edwards Library at the University of Surrey is close to completing a project for providing on-line access to the University’s exam papers for members of the University. Although other institutions are already providing electronic access to their exam papers, the system designed for use at Surrey is believed to be innovative in a number of ways.</p> <p>The overall achievements are:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/exam-papers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 feature article sally rumsey jisc university of surrey adobe copyright data dissemination dublin core ftp identifier internet explorer interoperability java metadata research schema standardisation standards url xml xml schema Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 754 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk DECOMATE II http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/decomate-II <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue25/decomate-II#author1">Leona Carpenter</a> gives a personal view of the 'Logged into Economics' conference in Barcelona in June.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/decomate-II" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue25 event report leona carpenter elsevier london school of economics tilburg university ukoln university of bath university of surrey algorithm authentication browser data database digital library ftp gopher metadata research search technology software standards thesaurus url xml z39.50 Sat, 23 Sep 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 740 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Planet SOSIG http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/planet-sosig <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue24/planet-sosig#author1">Heather Dawson</a> with news of the recently merged Social Science Librarians Group.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Social_Science_Librarians_Update">Social Science Librarians Update</h3> <p>1999 was a momentous year for the ASLIB Social Science Librarians Special Interest Group. In April 1999 it was decided to merge with ALISS (Academic Librarians in the Social Sciences), a professional grouping of information workers based in UK university libraries, in order to create one national body. The past year has seen a great deal of negotiation behind the scenes with ASLIB and the interim committee members in order to establish a firm foundation for the group and a renewed programme of activities.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/planet-sosig" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue24 regular column heather dawson british library school of oriental and african studies university of bath university of bristol university of surrey university of wales university of warwick sosig archives data database research url Thu, 22 Jun 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 708 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EPRESS http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/epress <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue23/epress#author1">Stuart Peters</a> on EPRESS text management software tools, currently in development.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Electronic Publishing Resource Service (EPRESS)<sup><a href="#ref1">[1]</a></sup> is developing an online database system to aid the administration of electronic journals and make information available to a distributed Editorial team. Having identified labour as the greatest contributing cost toward electronic journal publication, EPRESS aims to reduce the burden by automating many of the functions of the Editorial Assistant and the publisher.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/epress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 feature article stuart peters jisc university of surrey elib apache archives authentication bibliographic data browser cataloguing copyright data database dublin core ftp gif graphics html metadata operating system passwords perl research rtf search technology sgml software sql standards url web browser Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 683 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Planet SOSIG: Asking Questions - The CASS Social Survey Question Bank http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/planet-sosig <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue22/planet-sosig#author1">Adam Guy</a> writes about the Question Bank service.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The purpose of this article is to introduce The Question Bank contents and situate the resource in the context of its Information Space, that is its relationship to other projects that aim to make social surveys more accessible.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/planet-sosig" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue22 regular column adam guy jisc microsoft mimas nhs ukoln university college london university of bath university of essex university of manchester university of southampton university of surrey w3c sosig adobe algorithm archives bibliographic data browser copyright css data data management data set database dhtml dissemination document format dom dublin core dublin core metadata initiative file format framework graphics html hypertext infrastructure internet explorer intranet javascript mac os metadata microdata ms word nesstar ocr operating system optical character recognition rae rdf repositories research resource description schema search technology software standards thesaurus url vocabularies web browser web resources windows xml Tue, 21 Dec 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 664 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Planet SOSIG: Welfare Reform Digest http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/planet-sosig <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue21/planet-sosig#author1">Jennie Grimshaw</a> gives a personal account of the creation of the Welfare reform digest.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Social_Science_Business_and_Law_Hub">Social Science Business and Law Hub</h2> <p>We are pleased to announce that as of August 1999 SOSIG (Social Science Information Gateway), the UK's number one place to find social science information on the Internet will be expanding its service. SOSIG provides a browsable and searchable database of thousands of high quality Internet resources of relevance to social science researchers, academics and practitioners. The gateway will draw on the expertise of a number of specialist organisations within the social sciences to help build its database of resources. The new partners are:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/planet-sosig" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue21 regular column jennie grimshaw british library jisc london school of economics portico ukoln university of bath university of bristol university of london university of surrey university of york sosig bibliographic data cataloguing copyright data database open access research resource discovery search technology subject heading url Wed, 22 Sep 1999 23:00:00 +0000 editor 638 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk WebWatch: UK University Search Engines http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/webwatch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue21/webwatch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> explores the search facilities used by UK university Web sites.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In the previous issue of Ariadne an analysis of 404 error messages provided on UK University web sites was carried out <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a>. In this issue an analysis of indexing software used to provide searches on UK University web sites is given.</p> <p>Although the WebWatch project <a href="#ref-02">[2]</a> has finished, UKOLN will continue to carry out occasional surveys across UK HE web sites and publish reports in Ariadne. This will enable trends to be observed and documented. We hope the reports will be of interest to managers of institutional web sites.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/webwatch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue21 tooled up brian kelly amazon jisc microsoft ucisa ukoln university college london university of arizona university of bath university of cambridge university of edinburgh university of essex university of leeds university of surrey gnu archives ascii copyright database digital library higher education html licence mailbase ms word opac open source research search technology software standards url web resources web services z39.50 Wed, 22 Sep 1999 23:00:00 +0000 editor 646 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Editorial Introduction to Ariadne Issue 20 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue20/editorial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue20/editorial#author1">Philip Hunter</a> introduces Ariadne issue 20.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p align="left">Welcome to the newly redesigned Ariadne. The new interface was created to improve the appearance of Ariadne both on screen and when printed: the latter is particularly important now that Ariadne is published only in electronic format (since issue 19). The old 1996 design was generally very servicable from the point of view of structure and navigation, but it had a number of features which, with the benefit of twenty-twenty hindsight, introduced un-necessary complications to the editorial process: these have now been redesigned.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue20/editorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue20 editorial philip hunter british library ims jisc nhs ukoln university of bath university of oxford university of surrey eevl elib nesli sosig copyright digitisation ecms graphics higher education licence mailbase metadata operating system search technology software web services windows z39.50 Mon, 21 Jun 1999 23:00:00 +0000 editor 602 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Tolimac: 'Smart Card People Are Happy People' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue20/tolimac <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue20/tolimac#author1">Sally Rumsey</a> explains a pilot electronic document delivery service at the University of Surrey Library.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p align="JUSTIFY">As networked information services continue to expand, libraries need to reinforce their key intermediary role between information providers and end users to achieve a double objective: facilitate user access to electronic services distributed through the Internet and guarantee payment to providers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue20/tolimac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue20 feature article sally rumsey university of surrey access control adobe authentication cataloguing copyright database internet explorer privacy research search technology Mon, 21 Jun 1999 23:00:00 +0000 editor 607 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL Eye on Engineering http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue19/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The EEVL Team explore Internet Resources in Petroleum Engineering and Electronics, take a glance at engineering resources in Australia and South East Asia and give the latest news from the EEVL service.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Here are four updates relevant to the EEVL project.</p> <h2 id="EEVL_Update">EEVL Update</h2> <p align="right"><em>Linda Kerr, EEVL</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue19/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue19 regular column roddy macleod brunel university distributed systems technology centre edina heriot-watt university monash university nottingham trent university queensland university of technology university of melbourne university of queensland university of surrey eevl adobe archives bibliographic data bibliographic database cataloguing data database ejournal geospatial data gis graphics hypertext javascript licence preservation research resource discovery search technology software url web resources Fri, 19 Mar 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 591 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk DiLIS http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/dilis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue18/dilis#author1">Debbie Lock</a> introduces a new service, Distance Learners Information Service (DiLIS), from the University of Surrey Library and Information Services.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/dilis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue18 feature article debbie lock university of surrey authentication authentication service data higher education research search technology Sat, 19 Dec 1998 00:00:00 +0000 editor 550 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Why Give It Away? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue17/cover <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue17/cover#author1">David Haynes</a>, <a href="/issue17/cover#author2">Elizabeth Lyon</a> and <a href="/issue17/cover#author3">David Streatfield</a> explore the mysteries of devolved budgeting.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="UKOLN-page-body"> <p>A British Library funded research project at the University of Surrey Library is using a questionnaire and a number of case studies to investigate devolved budgets. The work is being carried out in collaboration with David Haynes Associates and Information Management Associates. A full report will be published shortly, but some interesting issues have already emerged.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue17/cover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue17 feature article david haynes david streatfield liz lyon british library nhs university of surrey infrastructure rae research Fri, 18 Sep 1998 23:00:00 +0000 editor 528 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Project Patron http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue15/cover <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue15/cover#author1">Elizabeth Lyon</a> and <a href="/issue15/cover#author2">Jon Maslin</a> describe this JISC eLib Programme project (Performing Arts Teaching Resources Online).</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Project PATRON (Performing Arts Teaching Resources ONline) has been designed to deliver digital audio, video, music scores and dance notation across a high speed network to the desktop. The JISC eLib Programme project is based in the Library at the University of Surrey. Many of the resource materials are in the short loan section and one of the aims is to investigate ways of improving access to reserve materials, such as music CDs and dance videos, for staff and students.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue15/cover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue15 feature article jon maslin liz lyon bufvc ibm jisc microsoft mpeg university of manchester university of surrey elib adobe bibliographic data browser copyright data digital audio digital library digitisation framework gif graphics html internet explorer multimedia opac opendocument photoshop research software url video wav web browser Mon, 18 May 1998 23:00:00 +0000 editor 487 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk WoPEc: Electronic Working Papers in Economics Services http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/wopec <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue8/wopec#author1">Thomas Krichel</a> describes WoPEc, a working papers project.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/wopec" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue8 project update thomas krichel university of surrey elib archives bibliographic data database free software ftp metadata research search technology software Wed, 19 Mar 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 278 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Libtech 96 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/libtech <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue5/libtech#author1">John Kirriemuir</a> and <a href="/issue5/libtech#author2">Isobel Stark</a> with some notes and pictures from the main annual UK library exhibition: Libtech 96.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://ariadne-media.ukoln.info/grfx/img/issue5-libtech/bids-big.gif"> </a><img align="left" alt="At the BIDS stand" border="0" src="http://ariadne-media.ukoln.info/grfx/img/issue5-libtech/bids.gif" /> The exhibition was opened on the 4th of September by Jack Schofield, the editor of the online section of the Guardian newspaper. He gave a short speech, which included a witty section on the hassle caused by the frequent version updating of software; software where updates appeared every few weeks he named "dribbleware"!</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/libtech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue5 event report isobel stark john kirriemuir ibm library association university of hertfordshire university of oxford university of surrey university of the west of england university of ulster acorn elib only connect copyright digital library digitisation intranet research software Wed, 18 Sep 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 160 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk British Academy Symposium: Information Technology and Scholarly Disciplines http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/humanities <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue5/humanities#author1">Seamus Ross</a> provides the programme for a symposium which seeks to explore how information technology has affected research in the humanities and social sciences.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The aim of the symposium is to explore how information technology has affected research in the humanities and social sciences, particularly in terms of the topics chosen and the way they are are approached -- in other words, whether there has been a paradigm shift, and, if so, what its characteristics are. This question will be examined by reference to research in individual disciplines, particularly as illustrated by the work of each speaker.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/humanities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue5 news and events seamus ross birkbeck college british library courtauld institute of art institute of historical research loughborough university university college london university of cambridge university of edinburgh university of exeter university of glasgow university of kent university of lancaster university of leeds university of london university of manchester university of oxford university of portsmouth university of reading university of southampton university of strathclyde university of surrey university of warwick preservation research Wed, 18 Sep 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 183 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Short Loan Projects http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/loans <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue3/loans#author1">John MacColl</a> discusses some of the issues involved in the digitisation of short loan collections.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Short Loan Collections have long been a necessary evil in academic libraries. Sometimes called 'Reserve' or 'Heavy Demand' collections, they were developed as a compromise solution to the problem of providing sufficient copies of undergraduate texts to meet the demands of large numbers of students all requiring access to the same texts at the same time.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/loans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue3 feature article john maccoll de montfort university university of surrey university of the west of england acorn elib copyright digitisation multimedia research search technology Sat, 18 May 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 76 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Sociological Research Online: Web-based Journal for the Social Sciences http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/sro <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue3/sro#author1">Nigel Gilbert</a> describes Sociological Research Online, a project from the Electronic Journals section of the Electronic Libraries Programme. SocResOnline is a (free) Web-based journal for people involved in Sociology and Sociology-related fields; it contains refereed articles, a substantial number of reviews and debating forums.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Sociological Research Online is a new international journal which promotes rapid communication among sociologists. The first issue was published at the end of March 1996. The journal features high quality applied sociology, focusing on theoretical, empirical and methodological discussions which engage with current political, cultural and intellectual topics and debates.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/sro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue3 project update nigel gilbert jisc oreilly university of manchester university of surrey data research search technology software Sat, 18 May 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 80 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Electronic Libraries Programme (eLib) Update http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue2/elib <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>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.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>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.<br />Here, we give brief details of some of these new projects.</p> <hr /> <p>In the <b>Preprints/Grey Literature</b> area, we have three projects:</p> <p><b>Formations</b><br />Lead Site: University of Ulster<br />Contact: Nigel Gardner, Dan Fleming (<a href="mailto:dr.fleming@ulst.ac.uk">dr.fleming@ulst.ac.uk</a>)</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue2/elib" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue2 feature article john kirriemuir bangor university bldsc de montfort university loughborough university ordnance survey south bank university university of edinburgh university of leeds university of southampton university of surrey university of the west of england university of ulster acorn digimap elib midrib seren sosig archives copyright data database digitisation mailbase multimedia research software thesaurus Tue, 19 Mar 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 46 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk