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The University of Sheffield is a leading research university based in the city of Sheffield in South Yorkshire, England. It is one of the original 'red brick' universities and is a member of the Russell Group of leading research intensive universities. It was ranked 40th in the world's top 100 universities by the Global University Ranking Study 2009 and is consistently ranked amongst the top 20 universities in the United Kingdom and Europe according to The Good University Guide. It was the Sunday Times University of the Year in 2001. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Sheffield)

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Metadata related to 'university of sheffield' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'university of sheffield': 73 (4.2% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'university of sheffield' across all Ariadne articles: 113
  • Average number of references to 'university of sheffield' per Ariadne article: 1.55
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'university of sheffield': 1996-07
  • Trending factor of 'university of sheffield': 3.6 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'university of sheffield':

  1. martin white (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. verity brack (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. carmen odell (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. keith doyle (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. marion tattersall (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Wire: Brian Kelly

Brian Kelly is put under the virtual spotlight to answer a few questions via email on his past, present, and thoughts on matters networking.

July 1996, issue4, regular column

Wikipedia: Reflections on Use and Acceptance in Academic Environments

In the light of a workshop run by the Geological Society of London and Wikimedia UK, Brian Whalley reflects on the attitudes and practice of academia in respect of present-day Wikipedia content.

July 2012, issue69, feature article

What Users Want: An Academic 'Hybrid' Library Perspective

Reg Carr reflects on the development of a user-centred approach in academic libraries over recent decades and into the era of the hybrid library.

February 2006, issue46, feature article

What Have the CLUMPs Ever Done for Us?

Peter Stubley puts the CLUMPs in perspective.

March 2000, issue23, feature article

Web Watch: Carrying Out Your Own Web Watch Survey

Brian Kelly describes how you can carry out your own WebWatch benchmarking survey across your own community.

October 2001, issue29, tooled up

Web Watch: An Accessibility Analysis of UK University Entry Points

Brian Kelly reports on the accessibility of entry points of UK University Web sites.

October 2002, issue33, tooled up

Web Focus: The Use of Third-Party Web Services

Brian Kelly discusses the use of third-party web services.

March 2000, issue23, tooled up

Virtual Universities: Institutional Issues for Information Professionals

Jonathan Foster examines the institutional implications of networked approaches to learning for information professionals.

September 2000, issue25, feature article

Upskilling Liaison Librarians for Research Data Management

Andrew Cox, Eddy Verbaan and Barbara Sen explore the design of a curriculum to train academic librarians in the competencies to support Research Data Management.

November 2012, issue70, feature article

The Tasks of the AHDS: Ten Years on

Alastair Dunning reviews 10 years in the history of the Arts and Humanities Data Service.

July 2006, issue48, feature article

The Librarians' Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC) 2009

Rosie Jones 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.

April 2009, issue59, event report

The Librarian's Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC) 2008

Keir Hopwood reports on three-day conference about current and future trends in the practice of information literacy teaching in Higher Education and beyond.

April 2008, issue55, event report

The Future of the Past of the Web

Matthew Brack reports on the one-day international workshop 'The Future of the Past of the Web' held at the British Library Conference Centre, London on 7 October, 2011.

March 2012, issue68, event report

The Bath Profile Four Years On: What's Being Done in the UK?

Fraser Nicolaides gives us his take on the conference to review the implementation of the Bath Profile in the UK, July 2003.

July 2003, issue36, event report

Recasting the Past: Digital Histories

Vanessa Carr reports on a one day conference about digitising historical records, held jointly by the Association for History and Computing UK and the Royal Historical Society.

January 2005, issue42, event report

Public Library 2.0: Culture Change?

Sarah Hammond explores UK public libraries' growing participation in social media to reach their audiences online, with a focus on blogging.

July 2010, issue64, feature article

Public Libraries: Weblogs: Do They Belong in Libraries?

Penny Garrod takes a look at weblogs and weblogging activities in libraries and considers some of the ways they can be used to support public library users.

July 2004, issue40, regular column

Public Libraries Corner

In the Public Libraries Corner for this issue, a guest writer, Catherine Wrathall, writes about the current provision of Internet-based community information in public libraries.

March 1997, issue8, regular column

Online Information 2012

Marieke Guy reports on the largest gathering of information professionals in Europe.

November 2012, issue70, event report

News from BIOME

Jenny Hall reports on recent news from BIOME, the Health and Life Sciences hub of the Resource Discovery Network.

April 2004, issue39, regular column

News from BIOME

Donald Mackay, Rod Ward and Jenny Hall provide us with the first of a series of bulletins on developments within the BIOME area of activity.

July 2003, issue36, regular column

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

April 2010, issue63, news and events

Netskills Corner: The 2nd International Symposium on Networked Learner Support (NLS)

Walter Scales summarises the 2nd International Symposium on Networked Learner Support (NLS), held on the 23rd and 24th June 1997 in Sheffield.

July 1997, issue10, event report

Netlinks Symposium

Sarah Ashton reports from the Netlinks Symposium, organised by the Netlinks eLib project and the Department of Information Studies in the University of Sheffield.

July 1996, issue4, event report

Minotaur: David Allen and Tom Wilson

David Allen and Tom Wilson lament the return of IT strategies.

May 1997, issue9, regular column

Mining the Archive: The Development of Electronic Journals

Martin White looks through the Ariadne archive to trace the development of e-journals as a particular aspect of electronic service delivery and highlights material he considers as significant.

November 2012, issue70, feature article

Mining the Archive: eBooks

Martin White looks through the Ariadne archive to track the development of ebooks.

July 2013, issue71, feature article

Locating Image Presentation Technology Within Pedagogic Practice

Marie-Therese Gramstadt contextualises image presentation technology and methods within a pedagogic framework for the visual arts.

October 2010, issue65, feature article

Libraries of the Future

Michelle Pauli reports on the National e-textbook Debate and Libraries of the Future panel sessions held by JISC in Birmingham over 14-15 April 2008.

April 2008, issue55, event report

IT for Me: Getting Personal in South Yorkshire Public Libraries

Liz Pearce and Neil Smith introduce the IT for Me Project which aims to provide personalised access to online resources in South Yorkshire's public libraries.

April 2004, issue39, feature article

Intranet Management: Divine Comedy or Strategic Imperative?

Martin White suggests that a failure to recognise the value of intranets is a symptom of a failure to recognise information as a strategic asset.

January 2010, issue62, feature article

International Digital Curation Conference 2010

Alex Ball reports on the 6th International Digital Curation Conference, held on 7-8 December 2010 in Chicago.

January 2011, issue66, event report

Institutional Web Management Workshop 2010

Keith Doyle provides a personal perspective on a conference organised by UKOLN for those involved in the provision of institutional Web services.

July 2010, issue64, event report

Institutional Challenges in the Data Decade

Marion Tattersall, Carmen O'Dell and John Lewis report on Institutional Challenges in the Data Decade, organised by the Digital Curation Centre (DCC) in partnership with the White Rose University Consortium and held 1-3 March 2011 at the University of Sheffield.

July 2011, issue67, event report

Information Strategies Get Down to Business

John MacColl on the JISC approach to Information Strategies.

November 1996, issue6, feature article

Hybrid Libraries

Stephen Pinfield describes the role of Hybrid Libraries and Clumps

December 1998, issue18, feature article

EEVL News: EEVL, VLEs, Institutional and Library Portals

Malcolm Moffat discusses the use of EEVL functionality in VLEs and Portals.

April 2004, issue39, regular column

EEVL

Roddy Macleod manager of the EEVL project explains the new profile, new office: and coming soon: a new service.

January 2001, issue26, regular column

Eduserv Symposium 2010: The Mobile University

Shailey Minocha reflects on the one-day symposium organised by Eduserv in May 2010. The aim of the event was to discuss whether and how mobile technology will play a significant role in the delivery of UK Higher Education in the future.

July 2010, issue64, event report

Editorial Introduction to Issue 46: Ten Years of Pathfinding

John MacColl, Lorcan Dempsey and John Kirriemuir reflect in turn on the rationale and history of the founding of Ariadne.

February 2006, issue46, editorial

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