Overview of content related to 'isle' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/13470/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Web 2.0 in U.S. LIS Schools: Are They Missing the Boat? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue54/aharony <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue54/aharony#author1">Noa Aharony</a> asks whether library and information science schools in the United States are underestimating the opportunities offered by Web 2.0 applications.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Library and information science (LIS) programmes prepare students for performing traditional information tasks such as indexing, retrieval and library management [<a href="#1">1</a>][<a href="#2">2</a>][<a href="#3">3</a>]. The increased importance and centrality of information has moved LIS schools to offer new curricula that combine traditional librarianship and archiving with technological and social aspects of information.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue54/aharony" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue54 feature article noa aharony american library association bar-ilan university jisc oclc oreilly university of alberta university of washington isle worldcat archives blog cataloguing content management data database facebook flickr information architecture information society instant messaging metadata open source podcast research rss search technology social networks social software social web software tagging web 2.0 wiki youtube Wed, 30 Jan 2008 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1365 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Framework for the Future: Access to Digital Skills and Services (Including e-Government) http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue36/public-libraries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue36/public-libraries#author1">Penny Garrod</a> examines further this government blueprint and argues that some have to walk before they can run.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>"Unless public services cooperate, broadband Britain will be going nowhere" [<a href="#1">1</a>]. "Libraries are sleepwalking to disaster: it's time they woke up" [<a href="#2">2</a>]. Warnings, predictions of failure or even extinction seem to be a recurring theme on email lists, news alerting services, think-tank reports and in the media. Some refer to public sector failings in general, whilst others attempt to raise the collective public library conscience and consciousness, and galvanise people into action.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue36/public-libraries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue36 regular column penny garrod bbc cilip google loughborough university ukoln isle jisc information environment archives copyright database e-government e-learning ebook framework further education higher education ict metadata search technology url web services Tue, 29 Jul 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 970 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk In Vision: The Internet As a Resource for Visually Impaired People http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/in-vision <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue24/in-vision#author1">Ann Chapman</a> on the Internet as a resource for visually impaired people: a survey of accessible sites, resources, current research and software.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Introduction">Introduction</h3> <p>Until recently, visually impaired people (VIP) were poorly served by the library and information provision that is routinely available to sighted people. They have relied to a great extent on specialist voluntary organisations transcribing a limited range of materials into accessible formats. This situation is changing with advances in technology and recent initiatives on social inclusion. Increasingly visually impaired people will be able to locate and use information independently, as sighted people already do.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/in-vision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue24 feature article ann chapman bbc british library cerlim ibm ifla library association library of congress manchester metropolitan university rnib ukoln university of bath w3c isle project gutenberg web accessibility initiative accessibility archives ascii bibliographic data browser cataloguing cd-rom copyright data database digital audio file format further education graphics html ict internet explorer java linux metadata multimedia national library ocr opac operating system optical character recognition perl portal repositories research resource discovery search technology software standards url video Thu, 22 Jun 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 701 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk