Overview of content related to 'university of the west of england' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/13311/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Book Review: Acquisitions in the New Information Universe http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue65/mackay-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue65/mackay-rvw#author1">Eilidh Mackay</a> reviews a work which takes a concept-based approach to contemporary acquisitions practices.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In <em>Acquisitions in the new information universe</em>, Jesse Holden provides a comprehensive introduction to fundamental acquisitions concepts, and strategies for translating these into practice in the twenty-first century.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue65/mackay-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue65 review eilidh mackay university of the west of england jisc information environment archives ebook framework open access resource management Fri, 29 Oct 2010 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1597 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Public Library 2.0: Culture Change? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue64/hammond <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue64/hammond#author1">Sarah Hammond</a> explores UK public libraries' growing participation in social media to reach their audiences online, with a focus on blogging.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Beginning in the mid 2000s I began keeping an eye on how libraries have been getting involved with social software - I started this haphazardly just out of interest but then I started to be more systematic when I needed to explore online resources for my organisation, the National Railway Museum. When I left to pursue my MA in Librarianship at the University of Sheffield I took the opportunity to do some serious research into the subject with a focus on UK public libraries as it seemed to me that they were hugely under-represented online.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue64/hammond" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue64 feature article sarah hammond bbc british library information today nhs oxford university press robert gordon university university of oxford university of sheffield university of the west of england archives blog doi facebook flickr framework higher education librarything microblogging mobile netvibes opac podcast research search technology social software software standards twitter web 2.0 wiki wordpress youtube Thu, 29 Jul 2010 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1562 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Institutional Web Management Workshop 2010 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue64/iwmw-2010-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue64/iwmw-2010-rpt#author1">Keith Doyle</a> provides a personal perspective on a conference organised by UKOLN for those involved in the provision of institutional Web services.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This was the 13th Institutional Web Management Workshop [<a href="#1">1</a>] to be organised by UKOLN [<a href="#2">2</a>] held at the University of Sheffield from 12 to 14 July 2010.&nbsp;The theme was 'The Web in Turbulent Times' [<a href="#3">3</a>]. As such, there was a healthy balance of glass-half-empty-doom-and-gloom, and glass-half-full-yes-we-can.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue64/iwmw-2010-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue64 event report keith doyle canterbury christ church university eduserv google ilrt oxford university computing services terminalfour ukoln university college london university of bristol university of cambridge university of oxford university of salford university of sheffield university of the west of england w3c iwmw memento mobile campus assistant wikipedia accessibility apache blog browser cocoa content management css curation data data visualisation datamining facebook firefox framework geospatial data gis hashtag higher education html html5 hypertext information architecture linked data mashup metadata mobile mobile phone opera plone portal qr code rdfa research rss search technology sharepoint smartphone social web software taxonomy twitter usability video videoconferencing visualisation web app web development web services webkit widget wookie wordpress xcri xml Thu, 29 Jul 2010 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1569 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Making Datasets Visible and Accessible: DataCite's First Summer Meeting http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue64/datacite-2010-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue64/datacite-2010-rpt#author1">Tom J Pollard</a> and <a href="/issue64/datacite-2010-rpt#author2">J Max Wilkinson</a> report on DataCite's First Summer Meeting, a two-day event focused on making datasets visible and accessible, held in Hannover, Germany, in June 2010.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue64/datacite-2010-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue64 event report j max wilkinson tom pollard british library datacite elsevier harvard university microsoft open planets foundation university of the west of england ddi archives blog browser cataloguing copyright creative commons curation data data citation data management data mining data set digital repositories doi e-research facebook foi framework graphics infrastructure interoperability java mashup metadata open access open source portal privacy repositories research search technology standards syndication visualisation vocabularies Thu, 29 Jul 2010 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1574 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The Librarians' Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC) 2009 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue59/lilac-2009-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue59/lilac-2009-rpt#author1">Rosie Jones</a> reports on a three-day conference about Information Literacy held by CILIP CSG Information Literacy Group at Cardiff University over 30 March - 1 April 2009.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>LILAC celebrated its fifth birthday in style in what proved to be a fantastic venue, Cardiff University. This occasion was commemorated with tour t-shirts available for all the delegates. The conference proved more popular than ever with a record number of presentations submitted and over 240 delegates from across the UK and worldwide. There were also seven funded places for Library students to attend, a fantastic investment in the profession for the future.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue59/lilac-2009-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue59 event report rosie jones american library association cardiff university college of new jersey google imperial college london jisc london metropolitan university loughborough university manchester metropolitan university princeton university sconul university of birmingham university of cambridge university of leeds university of manchester university of nottingham university of oxford university of plymouth university of sheffield university of the west of england university of worcester argosi itunes u jorum wikipedia aac blog database e-learning flash framework higher education information retrieval itunes learning objects marc multimedia podcast refworks research search technology social software twitter video vle youtube Wed, 29 Apr 2009 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1474 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Intute Integration http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue55/joyce-et-al <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue55/joyce-et-al#author1">Angela Joyce</a>, <a href="/issue55/joyce-et-al#author2">Jackie Wickham</a>, <a href="/issue55/joyce-et-al#author3">Phil Cross</a> and <a href="/issue55/joyce-et-al#author4">Chris Stephens</a> describe Intute's ongoing Integration Project, which is promoting and developing integration of Intute content in the UK academic library community.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The evolution of the Web has changed the way that people access information. Web 2.0 technologies have allowed information providers to integrate their services in people's existing online spaces, and users expect to be able to synthesise, edit and customise content for their own specific purposes. Intute, the JISC-funded service that aims to offer the best of the Web for Higher and Further Education, has responded to these changes by developing a variety of integration services which offer flexible ways of delivering its content to users.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue55/joyce-et-al" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue55 feature article angela joyce chris stephens jackie wickham phil cross amazon cilip google intute jisc microsoft nhs oai ukoln university of bristol university of leeds university of nottingham university of oxford university of the west of england accessibility api blog browser cataloguing cloud computing content management css data database dublin core e-learning facebook firefox further education html internet explorer javascript linux marc metadata mysql oai-pmh open standard perl personalisation php plain text research resource discovery rss search technology software sru standards tag cloud url utf-8 web 2.0 web resources xml z39.50 Tue, 29 Apr 2008 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1389 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The Librarian's Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC) 2008 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue55/lilac-2008-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue55/lilac-2008-rpt#author1">Keir Hopwood</a> reports on three-day conference about current and future trends in the practice of information literacy teaching in Higher Education and beyond.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue55/lilac-2008-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue55 event report keir hopwood google jisc london school of economics oreilly university of brighton university of sheffield university of the west of england wellcome library wikipedia blog data higher education infrastructure knowledge management metadata moodle portal research rss search technology second life software standards video vle web 2.0 Tue, 29 Apr 2008 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1395 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The Second Life of UK Academics http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue53/kirriemuir <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue53/kirriemuir#author1">John Kirriemuir</a> introduces a series of studies investigating how the Second Life environment is being used in UK Higher and Further Education.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue53/kirriemuir" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue53 feature article john kirriemuir anglia ruskin university becta coventry university eduserv hefce imperial college london jisc leeds metropolitan university linden lab nesta university of aberdeen university of derby university of hertfordshire university of huddersfield university of hull university of liverpool university of oxford university of strathclyde university of the west of england university of the west of scotland wikipedia avatar browser digital media e-learning further education ict infrastructure interoperability research search technology second life url visualisation web browser Tue, 30 Oct 2007 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1353 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 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 Web Watch: Update of a Survey of the Numbers of UK University Web Servers http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue31/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> updates a survey of the numbers of UK university Web servers.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>How many Web servers are there in use within the UK higher education community? What is the profile of server usage within the community - do most institutions take a distributed approach, running many servers, or is a centralised approach more popular? A WebWatch survey was published in June 2000 <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a> which aimed to provide answers to these questions. The survey has been repeated recently in order to see if there has been any significant changes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue31 tooled up brian kelly bournemouth university central school of speech and drama coventry university dartington college of arts de montfort university glasgow caledonian university glasgow school of art goldsmiths college imperial college london kings college london leeds metropolitan university london business school london school of economics manchester metropolitan university microsoft 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 london university of northumbria at newcastle university of oxford university of the west of england university of wales data database higher education search technology software url Wed, 10 Apr 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 879 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Digital Developments Amidst the Tulips and Windmills http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/dugdale <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue29/dugdale#author1">Christine Dugdale</a> reports on the Digital Library course run as part of the annual Summer School at the Tilburg Innovation Centre for Electronic Resources (TICER B.V.). Netherlands, August 2001.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Well, OK, being August, there were no tulip fields to gambol through, but one can always dream! To be honest, there were no nearby picturesque windmills to be seen either. But we were surrounded by trees and quiet and yet were not far from the modern town of Tilburg in The Netherlands. So, why should I complain? I was there to attend the Digital Library course run as part of this year’s International Summer School by TICER B.V. (Tilburg Innovation Centre for Electronic Resources) at Tilburg University.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/dugdale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue29 event report christine dugdale blackboard d-lib magazine tilburg university university of the west of england cloud computing digital library mobile research url Tue, 02 Oct 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 833 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: A Survey Of Web Server Software Used In UK University Web Sites http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue25/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> A Survey Of Web Server Software Used In UK University Web Sites.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>What Web server software is used within the UK Higher Education community? What trends are there? How can I find out which institutions are using the same software as mine? Am I running a dated version of the software, compared with the rest of the community? This survey aims to provide answers to these questions by surveying the server software used on the main institutional entry point.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue25 tooled up brian kelly apple bournemouth university central school of speech and drama dartington college of arts de montfort university glasgow caledonian university glasgow school of art goldsmiths college imperial college london kings college london leeds metropolitan university london business school london school of economics manchester metropolitan university microsoft ncsa 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 london university of northumbria at newcastle university of oxford university of the west of england university of wales gnu apache bsd higher education linux operating system php software solaris url windows Sat, 23 Sep 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 738 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: A Survey Of Numbers of UK University Web Servers http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>How many web servers are there in the UK Higher Education community? <a href="/issue24/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> provides some answers.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>How many web servers are there in use within the UK higher education community? What is the profile of server usage within the community - do most institutions take a distributed approach, running many servers, or is a centralised approach more popular? A WebWatch survey has been carried out recently in an attempt to answer these questions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue24 tooled up brian kelly bournemouth university central school of speech and drama coventry university dartington college of arts de montfort university glasgow caledonian university glasgow school of art goldsmiths college imperial college london kings college london leeds metropolitan university london business school london school of economics manchester metropolitan university microsoft 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 london university of northumbria at newcastle university of oxford university of the west of england university of wales data database dns higher education search technology software url Thu, 22 Jun 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 715 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Planet SOSIG http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/planet-sosig <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue23/planet-sosig#author1">Justine Kitchen</a> of the Resource Discovery Network Centre reports on the recent SOSIG relaunch, and <a href="/issue23/planet-sosig#author2">Debra Hiom</a> explores New Learning and Teaching Support Networks in the Social Sciences</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="New_Millennium_New_SOSIG">New Millennium, New SOSIG</h3> <p>On the 25th February 2000 SOSIG (Social Science Information Gateway) officially launched its brand new service at a successful one-day event in central London. Speakers at the event included Annabel Colley, website producer for BBC's Panorama and Chair of the Association for UK Media Librarians who spoke of the enormous contribution SOSIG has made to research, since its inception. "Used incorrectly, the Internet can be a huge time waster. It's been likened to a huge vandalised library: a useful analogy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/planet-sosig" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 regular column debra hiom justine kitchen bbc glasgow caledonian university hefce ilrt jisc kings college london open university university of bristol university of east anglia university of nottingham university of oxford university of southampton university of the west of england university of warwick university of york sosig cataloguing dissemination higher education knowledge base research resource discovery search technology thesaurus url Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 687 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: A Survey of Links to UK University Web Sites http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue23/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> reports on the number of links to University web sites.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Background">Background</h2> <p>On 10 February Phillip Simons sent the following query to the web-support Mailbase list: "<cite>Can anyone tell me if there is any way of detecting who is linking to a particular URL? We want to see who still has our old URL on their links pages.</cite>" <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a>. The replies suggested a couple of approaches: looking at referer (<em>sic</em>) fields in server log files and using the <kbd>link</kbd> feature provided by a number of search engines to report on pages containing a link to a resource or web site.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 tooled up brian kelly bournemouth university central school of speech and drama dartington college of arts de montfort university glasgow caledonian university glasgow school of art goldsmiths college google imperial college london kings college london leeds metropolitan university london business school london school of economics manchester metropolitan 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 london university of northumbria at newcastle university of oxford university of the west of england university of wales eevl elib archives database higher education mailbase passwords portal search technology url web services Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 693 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The ResIDe Electronic Library: An Evolving Library Service http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/reside <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue22/reside#author1">Christine Dugdale</a> looks at the progress of this project to a functional service.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The ResIDe Electronic Library (<a href="http://www.uwe.ac.uk/library/itd ev/reside">http://www.uwe.ac.uk/library/itdev/reside</a>) was first developed as the ResIDe Electronic Reserve at the University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE) in 1996. Originally funded under the eLib Programme (<a href="http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/services/elib/">http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/services/elib</a>), the Electronic Reserve was created as a research tool to explore such issues surrounding the implementation of an electronic reserve as copyright and collection management control mechanisms.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/reside" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue22 feature article christine dugdale jisc ukoln university of bath university of the west of england elib copyright database dissemination framework hypertext library management systems passwords research search technology url Tue, 21 Dec 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 658 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk ALISS: Academic Librarians in the Social Sciences http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/at-the-event/aliss.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue21/at-the-event/aliss.html#author1">Christine Dugdale</a> reports on a conference held in the University of Wales, Bangor.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p align="JUSTIFY">The 1999 Annual Conference &amp; AGM of ALISS (Academic Librarians in the Social Sciences) was held at the University of Wales at Bangor 30 June-1 July.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/at-the-event/aliss.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue21 event report christine dugdale canterbury christ church university sheffield hallam university university of the highlands and islands university of the west of england university of wales cataloguing copyright digitisation research standards video Wed, 22 Sep 1999 23:00:00 +0000 editor 648 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk CTI-AFM Conference http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue20/dugdale <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue20/dugdale#author1">Christine Dugdale</a> reports on the 10th CTI-AFM Annual Conference, Brighton.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The 10th CTI-AFM Annual Conference was held during beautiful spring weather on 8 - 9 April in the historic setting of the Old Ship Hotel in Brighton. There was nothing traditional, however, about the papers that were presented. They constituted a stimulating collection of reports of ongoing research and teaching practices. All-in-all, a fitting set of papers for the last CTI-AFM Conference before the advent of the new Subject Centres that are being planned for next year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue20/dugdale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue20 event report christine dugdale university of the west of england copyright database higher education infrastructure research software Mon, 21 Jun 1999 23:00:00 +0000 editor 626 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Research: Browsing Video Content http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue19/web-research <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue19/web-research#author1">Peter Thomas</a>, UWE, and <a href="/issue19/web-research#author2">Peter Macer</a> of Hewlett Packard Research Laboratories describe automated techniques for browsing video content.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Interactive_Media-rich_Web_Content_-_Using_Video">Interactive Media-rich Web Content - Using Video</h3> <p>One of the major problems experienced by Web users is the amount of time needed to download data. As the speed and power of desktop computer has increased it has become possible for almost anyone with access to a PC to produce interactive web content using images, audio, and particularly video. Therefore, even though the available bandwidth of the Internet is increasing, the bandwidth requirements of the media available through it, and the number of users trying to access that information are also increasing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue19/web-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue19 feature article peter macer peter thomas mpeg staffordshire university university of the west of england algorithm ascii browser cataloguing data database gif graphics html hypertext jpeg multimedia research search technology standards video Fri, 19 Mar 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 583 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk BOBCATSSS 99 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue19/bobcatsss99 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue19/bobcatsss99#author1">Christine Dugdale</a> reports on the BOBCATSSS 99 conference.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue19/bobcatsss99" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue19 event report christine dugdale university of the west of england elib copyright database digitisation intellectual property knowledge management research standards url web services Fri, 19 Mar 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 599 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: The Role of the Web Editor http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue18/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> asks, does 'web editor' mean Unix guru or an HTML coder?</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue18 regular column brian kelly birkbeck college birmingham city university cardiff university jisc kings college london library association microsoft newcastle university nhs oxford brookes university sheffield hallam university ucisa ukoln university of bath university of birmingham university of edinburgh university of leeds university of nottingham university of oxford university of plymouth university of southampton university of the west of england university of york york university niss accessibility archives content management data data management database framework gopher graphics higher education html intranet java javascript licence mailbase perl research resource management search technology software url web development web resources web services Sat, 19 Dec 1998 00:00:00 +0000 editor 573 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk UKOLUG http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue17/ukolug <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue17/ukolug#author1">Jacqueline Chelin</a> reports on the UKOLUG 20th birthday conference.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue17/ukolug" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue17 event report jacqueline chelin university of the west of england w3c jisc information environment archives copyright digital preservation ict information retrieval information society intranet java knowledge management multimedia preservation research search technology software visualisation xml Fri, 18 Sep 1998 23:00:00 +0000 editor 543 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk BOBCATSSS http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue14/bobcatsss <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue14/bobcatsss#author1">Christine Dugdale</a> reports on the 6th BOBCATSSS International Symposium, Budapest.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue14/bobcatsss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue14 event report christine dugdale university of the west of england database digitisation framework information society knowledge management research standardisation Thu, 19 Mar 1998 00:00:00 +0000 editor 478 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Libtech '97 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue11/libtech <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue11/libtech#author1">Christine Dugdale</a> &amp; <a href="/issue11/libtech#author2">Jackie Chelin</a> of the ResIDe project, University of the West of England, report on the seminar which took place at Libtech at the University of Hertfordshire.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue11/libtech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue11 event report christine dugdale jackie chelin jisc university of the west of england acorn elib archives copyright data database digitisation higher education licence multimedia research standards Thu, 18 Sep 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 405 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Elvira 4: May 1997, Milton Keynes http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/elvira <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue9/elvira#author1">Ian Bloor</a> reports on the recently held Elvira (Electronic Library and Visual Information Research) event.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>As regular readers of 'Ariadne' will know, the fourth annual ELVIRA conference has just taken place at Milton Keynes. The following article is based on my general impressions of the event. A more detailed and complete account can be found in the collected papers, which have been published by Aslib <a href="#fn1">[1]</a> . The 'extended abstracts' originally submitted for review are online at the ELVIRA Web site <a href="#fn2">[2]</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/elvira" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 event report ian bloor de montfort university edinburgh napier university griffith university london school of economics loughborough university ukoln university of bath university of bristol university of kent university of leeds university of stirling university of the west of england elib algorithm cache cataloguing copyright data database framework higher education hypertext identifier infrastructure licence multimedia ocr opac privacy research search technology software video windows Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 340 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk ADAM: Bits and Pieces http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue6/adam <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue6/adam#author1">Tony Gill</a> presents a few bits and pieces of news regarding the ADAM project which was featured in <a href="../issue3/adam">issue 3</a> of Ariadne.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Funding_for_Networked_Resource_Discovery_and_Delivery_System">Funding for Networked Resource Discovery &amp; Delivery System</h3> <p>The ADAM project has recently been awarded additional funding to procure a database system for the ADAM Service, up to a maximum of 30,000 GBP, following a bid to the Information Services Sub Committee (ISSC) of the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC). This will provide a number of significant benefits:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue6/adam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue6 project update tony gill ahds courtauld institute of art glasgow school of art jisc university of northumbria at newcastle university of the west of england vads elib cataloguing copyright data database information retrieval resource discovery software thesaurus Tue, 19 Nov 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 201 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk ILRT: The Institute for Learning and Research Technology http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue6/ilrt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue6/ilrt#author1">Gillian Austen</a>, External Relations Manager at the recently founded Institute for Learning and Research Technology at the University of Bristol, gives an overview of its structure and objectives.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Institute for Learning and Research Technology (ILRT) at the University of Bristol is host to more than seventeen funded projects at the forefront of learning and research technology, including four eLib projects ranging across the subject divide, from medicine to business to social science and beyond into generic issues. In this article we describe these four projects, SOSIG, ROADS, biz/ed and MIDRIB, as well as providing an overview of the Institute and its other projects.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue6/ilrt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue6 project update gillian austen hewlett-packard ilrt jisc tasi university of bristol university of portsmouth university of the west of england wellcome trust cain eevl elib ihr-info midrib sosig archives authentication cataloguing cd-rom copyright data database dissemination e-learning framework higher education html infrastructure intellectual property intranet mobile multimedia research resource discovery search technology software url video Tue, 19 Nov 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 204 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 ResIDe: Electronic Reserve for UK Universities http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue4/reside <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue4/reside#author1">Tessa Bruce</a> describes an electronic reserve system at the University of the West of England.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The aim of <a href="http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/elib/reside/">ResIDe</a> is to pilot an electronic reserve system or short loan collection aimed at students in the Faculty of the Built Environment (FBE). UWE Library Services and Faculty of Built Environment are working with the ESRC Data Archive, Museum of London, Institute of Housing and Ordnance Survey on this project.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue4/reside" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue4 project update tessa bruce museum of london ordnance survey university of the west of england archives copyright data database geospatial data gis identifier infrastructure metadata open access research software standards z39.50 Thu, 18 Jul 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 108 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 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