Overview of content related to 'university of reading' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/13321/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Eduserv Symposium 2009: Evolution Or Revolution: The Future of Identity and Access Management for Research http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue60/eduserv-2009-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue60/eduserv-2009-rpt#author1">Shirley Williams</a> reports on the Eduserv Foundation Symposium which took as its theme investigate the intersection between identity management, access management and scholarly research collaboration across institutional and geographic boundaries.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue60/eduserv-2009-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue60 event report shirley williams eduserv jisc london school of economics national e-science centre science and technology facilities council university of glasgow university of reading access control authentication blog data e-research e-science facebook flickr mobile passwords research shibboleth streaming twitter video wireless Wed, 29 Jul 2009 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1500 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk eResearch Australasia 2008 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue57/eresearch-australasia-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue57/eresearch-australasia-rpt#author1">Tobias Blanke</a>, <a href="/issue57/eresearch-australasia-rpt#author2">Ann Borda</a>, <a href="/issue57/eresearch-australasia-rpt#author3">Gaby Bright</a> and <a href="/issue57/eresearch-australasia-rpt#author4">Bridget Soulsby</a> report on the annual eResearch Australasia Conference, held in Melbourne, Australia, 29 September - 3 October, 2008.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The following overview of eResearch Australasia 2008 by Ann Borda is intended to give a sense of the diversity of the programme and key themes of the Conference at a glance. A selection of workshops and themes are explored in more detail by fellow contributing authors in the sections below: Bridget Soulsby on the 'Data Deluge', Gaby Bright on 'Uptake of eResearch' and Tobias Blanke on 'Arts &amp; Humanities eResearch'.</p> <p>The full eResearch Australasia 08 programme and copies of the speaker presentations are now accessible on the Conference Web site [<a href="#1">1</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue57/eresearch-australasia-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue57 event report ann borda bridget soulsby gaby bright tobias blanke jisc johns hopkins university kings college london microsoft monash university queensland university of technology sakai university of melbourne university of queensland university of reading university of sydney ahessc versi archives bibliographic data browser cloud computing content management copyright creative commons curation data data management database digital archive digital library digitisation dissemination e-research e-science framework higher education identifier infrastructure intellectual property interoperability metadata open access open data plone portal preservation repositories research resource sharing restful schema semantic web shibboleth software standards video virtual research environment visualisation web 2.0 web services wireless Thu, 30 Oct 2008 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1440 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk KIM Project Conference 2008 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue55/kim-conf-2008-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Alexander Ball provides an overview of the Knowledge and Information Management Through Life Project Conference held in April, 2008.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue55/kim-conf-2008-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue55 event report alex ball harvard university heriot-watt university imperial college london loughborough university ukoln university of bath university of cambridge university of lancaster university of leeds university of reading university of strathclyde archives controlled vocabularies data database dublin core framework identifier infrastructure intranet knowledge base knowledge management repositories research rfid software text mining video vocabularies xml xslt Tue, 29 Apr 2008 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1393 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk KIM Project Conference: Knowledge and Information Management through Life http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue51/kim-conf-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue51/kim-conf-rpt#author1">Alex Ball</a> provides an overview of the March 2007 KIM Project Conference.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue51/kim-conf-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue51 event report alex ball amazon bbc heriot-watt university imperial college london loughborough university ukoln university of bath university of cambridge university of leeds university of oxford university of reading university of salford university of strathclyde didet accessibility archives data digital library dissemination framework knowledge management linux metadata mobile multimedia open source openoffice repositories research search technology software topic map usability video visualisation wiki Sun, 29 Apr 2007 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1317 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 Crime and Punishment: Protecting ICT Users and Their Information Against Computer Crime and Abuse http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/jisc-lis-2003-09-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/jisc-lis-2003-09-rpt#author1">Andrew Charlesworth</a> reports on a seminar seeking to protect ICT users and their information against computer crime and abuse.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Crime and Punishment seminar was organised by the Joint Information Systems Committee Legal Information Service (<a href="http://www.jisc.ac.uk/index.cfm?name=services_jlis">J-LIS</a>) [<a href="#1">1</a>] in London, September 2003. &nbsp;This event aimed to provide information about the risks, vulnerabilities and liabilities that might arise from the use of Information Communication Technologies (ICT) in Further and Higher Education.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/jisc-lis-2003-09-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 event report andrew charlesworth jisc queen mary university of london ucisa ukerna university of bristol university of central lancashire university of london university of reading copyright data digitisation further education higher education ict mobile privacy research software url video Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1641 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: An Update On Search Engines Used In UK Universities http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue30/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> with an Update On Search Engines Used In UK Universities.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In September 1999 we published our first report <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a> on the search engines which were used to provide search facilities on UK University Web sites.</p> <p>Since then we have updated our survey at roughly six monthly intervals.</p> <p>Following a recent update, we will now discuss the findings and comment on the trends we have observed.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue30 tooled up brian kelly google jisc microsoft ukoln university of bath university of birmingham university of reading dner elib browser cataloguing google search intranet javascript metadata open source research search technology software url web services Fri, 25 Jan 2002 00:00:00 +0000 editor 858 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 BIOME: Incorporating the OMNI Service http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/biome <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue22/biome#author1">Lisa Gray</a> reports on recent developments with the BIOME hub.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Hub for Internet Resources in the Health and Life Sciences, as part of the Resource Discovery Network (<a href="http://www.rdn.ac.uk/">http://www.rdn.ac.uk/</a>)</p> <p>Looking for quality Internet resources in the health and life sciences?</p> <p>BIOME will provide access to quality resources in agriculture, food, forestry, pharmaceutical sciences, medicine, nursing, dentistry, biological research, veterinary sciences, the natural world, botany, zoology, and much, much more...</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/biome" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue22 regular column lisa gray jisc ukoln university of bath university of liverpool university of nottingham university of oxford university of reading bril cataloguing copyright data database mailbase research resource discovery taxonomy url Tue, 21 Dec 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 666 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Knowledge Management http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/knowledge-mgt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue18/knowledge-mgt#author1">Sheila Corrall</a> asks if 'knowledge management' is a new phrase in place of 'information management', or a new concept altogether.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="UKOLN-page-body"> <p>Over the last twelve months Knowledge Management (KM) has become the latest hot topic in the business world. There has been a phenomenal growth in interest and activity, as seen in many new publications, conferences, IT products, and job advertisements (including a post advertised by HEFCE). Various professional groups, notably HR professionals, IT specialists, and librarians, are staking their claims, seeing KM as an opportunity to move centre stage.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/knowledge-mgt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue18 feature article sheila corrall british library harvard university hefce ibm jisc knowledge media institute library association massachusetts institute of technology open university university of cambridge university of leeds university of reading corral ark cataloguing copyright data data mining data set database dissemination document management e-learning framework higher education hypertext infrastructure intellectual property intranet knowledge management library management systems multimedia repositories research resource management search technology social networks software thesaurus url Sat, 19 Dec 1998 00:00:00 +0000 editor 553 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Metadiversity http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/metadiversity <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue18/metadiversity#author1">Michael Day</a> on a Biodiversity conference in the States interested in Metadata.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Introduction_and_context">Introduction and context</h3> <div class="UKOLN-page-body"><i>First, we simply need to be moving faster to coordinate the information that already exists, on file cards and computers, scattered around the world's major and minor museums and other collections. ... Second these databases must be widely available and 'customer friendly'. We need to accelerate current efforts for international cooperation and coordination, so that common formats are increasingly agreed and used.</i><br />Robert M. May (1994) <a href="#1">[1]</a>. <p>&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/metadiversity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue18 event report michael day ansi coalition for networked information cornell university harvard university iso national science foundation oxford university press stanford university ukoln university of bath university of cambridge university of oxford university of reading w3c jisc information environment accessibility adl bibliographic data cataloguing data data model data set database digital library dissemination dublin core framework geospatial data gis information society infrastructure interoperability ldap metadata rdf research resource description resource discovery search technology standardisation standards taxonomy z39.50 Sat, 19 Dec 1998 00:00:00 +0000 editor 576 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Law Vs Jordan http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue16/law <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue16/law#author1">Stephen Gough</a> discusses: Who makes the best manager of a converged service?</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This was the subject of an exciting and amusing, albeit tongue-in-cheek, debate that rounded off the "50 Years of Information Developments in Higher Education" conference held in Manchester from 16 - 18 June 1998. The motion that "Librarians are Better Equipped to Run Merged Information Services" was proposed by Derek Law, Librarian at Kings College London and opposed by Andy Jordan, Director of Computer Services at Huddersfield. Robin McDonough, Director of Information Services at Manchester University, seconded the motion and Chris Hunt, Librarian at Manchester supported Andy Jordan.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue16/law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue16 feature article stephen gough kings college london library of congress university of manchester university of reading higher education mac os url Sat, 18 Jul 1998 23:00:00 +0000 editor 510 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk An End User's View http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue14/end-user <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue14/end-user#author1">Oliver de Peyer</a> with his personal view of what it is like being on the other side of the the metaphorical electronic issue desk.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue14/end-user" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue14 feature article oliver de peyer edina jisc university of reading bibliographic data browser copac data set database graphics internet explorer java opac research search technology standards z39.50 Thu, 19 Mar 1998 00:00:00 +0000 editor 460 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