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Information and communications technology or information and communication technology, usually called ICT, is often used as an extended synonym for information technology (IT), but is usually a more general term that stresses the role of unified communications and the integration of telecommunications (telephone lines and wireless signals), intelligent building management systems and audio-visual systems in modern information technology. ICT consists of all technical means used to handle information and aid communication, including computer and network hardware, communication middleware as well as necessary software. In other words, ICT consists of IT as well as telephony, broadcast media, all types of audio and video processing and transmission and network based control and monitoring functions. The expression was first used in 1997 in a report by Dennis Stevenson to the UK government and promoted by the new National Curriculum documents for the UK in 2000. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: ICT)

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  • Number of articles referring to 'ict': 124 (7.1% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'ict' across all Ariadne articles: 366
  • Average number of references to 'ict' per Ariadne article: 2.95
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'ict': 1998-07
  • Trending factor of 'ict': 17.6 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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  1. sue manuel (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. charles oppenheim (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. melanie king (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. penny garrod (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. marieke guy (see articles on this topic by this author)

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A Research Revolution: The Impact of Digital Technologies

Dicky Maidment-Otlet and Judy Redfearn describe a new JISC activity to highlight how digital technologies are changing research.

January 2010, issue62, feature article

A Speaking Electronic Librarian

Markos Dendrinos with a proposal for an interface system, based on speech recognition and synthesis technologies, for automatic library services.

October 2002, issue33, feature article

A Support Framework for Remote Workers

Marieke Guy follows up on her two previous articles for Ariadne with an overview of an evolving structure to provide consistent support to UKOLN colleagues who work remotely.

April 2009, issue59, feature article

Access to Archives: England’s Contribution to the National Archive Network

Caroline Thibeaud discusses the Archive 2 Archive project.

January 2002, issue30, feature article

Accessibility: CHI 2001 and Beyond

Leona Carpenter reports on the key issue of accessibility as covered at the Computer-Human Interaction (CHI) Conference held in Seattle, and also provides a round-up of sources of further information.

June 2001, issue28, feature article

Ancient Cultures Inside Modern Universes

Edgardo Civallero writes on preservation and dissemination of intangible South American indigenous heritage and updating information using Web-based tools.

January 2008, issue54, feature article

Book Review: Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, 2004 (Volume 38)

Michael Day reviews a recent volume of this key annual publication on information science and technology.

October 2005, issue45, review

Book Review: Blended Learning

Brian Whalley reviews Barbara Allan's book on blended learning for Information and Library Science staff and educational developers.

January 2008, issue54, review

Book Review: Centred on Learning

Bruce Royan takes a structured look at this series of case studies and analyses their view of the Learning Resource Centre phenomenon.

January 2004, issue38, review

Book Review: Digital Dieting - From Information Obesity to Intellectual Fitness

Kevin Sanders examines Tara Brabazon’s latest analytical work which investigates the proliferation of low-quality information in the digital realm and the issues of excessive reliance on social tools for learning.

March 2014, issue72, review

Book Review: Envisioning Future Academic Library Services

John Azzolini reviews a timely collection of essays that highlights the values of institutional leadership and resourcefulness in academic librarianship's engagements with Web 2.0.

July 2011, issue67, review

Book Review: Information Science in Transition

Michael Day reviews an edited volume published to commemorate the founding of the Institute of Information Scientists in 1958.

April 2010, issue63, review

Book Review: Learning with Online and Mobile Technologies

Brian Whalley looks at a student survival aid in the information age that should also be valuable for tutors.

October 2010, issue65, review

Book Review: Libraries Without Walls 5

David Parkes reviews the fifth compilation of the biennial Library Without Walls Conference. He finds how far we have come and how far we have to go in delivering services to distributed learners.

October 2004, issue41, review

Book Review: Sketching Tomorrow - The Social Dynamics of Information and Communication Technology

Emma Tonkin takes a look at an ambitious work on the relationship of modern society to information and communication technologies and observes more sins of omission than commission.

April 2009, issue59, review

Book Review: Understanding and Communicating Social Informatics

Sheila Corrall reviews a new landmark book which explains and promotes a distinctive approach to information-related research spanning traditional disciplinary and professional boundaries.

April 2006, issue47, review

Bring Your Own Policy: Why Accessibility Standards Need to Be Contextually Sensitive

Brian Kelly, Jonathan Hassell, David Sloan, Dominik Lukeš, E A Draffan and Sarah Lewthwaite argue that rather than having a universal standard for Web accessibility, standardisation of Web accessibility practices and policies needs to be sufficiently flexible to cater for the local context.

July 2013, issue71, feature article

CLUMPS Conference at Goldsmiths College, London

Ariadne reports on the first of two CLUMPS conferences, held on the 3rd of March.

March 2000, issue23, event report

Connecting Researchers at the University of Bath

Jez Cope and Geraldine Jones describe a recent series of events introducing social media to research students at the University of Bath.

July 2011, issue67, feature article

Cornucopia: An Open Collection Description Service

Chris Turner describes the latest phase of Cornucopia development and the opportunities this is opening up for the future.

July 2004, issue40, feature article

Creating Websites for e-Citizens: the Public Library Web Managers Workshop 2002

In the first of a series of articles, Penny Garrod takes us through some of the choices confronting UK public libraries, and begins by looking at the ramifications of the DCMS report "Framework for the future".

April 2003, issue35, regular column

Crime and Punishment: Protecting ICT Users and Their Information Against Computer Crime and Abuse

Andrew Charlesworth reports on a seminar seeking to protect ICT users and their information against computer crime and abuse.

October 2003, issue37, event report

Delivering Digital Services: A Handbook for Public Libraries and Learning Centres

Towards the end of the Pantomime season, Bruce Royan finds a golden egg among the goose droppings.

February 2006, issue46, review

Developing and Publicising a Workable Accessibility Strategy

Lawrie Phipps, Sue Harrison, David Sloan and Betty Willder look at the increasing need for developers of institutional and educational Web sites to develop and follow a strategy for ensuring optimal accessibility of online content.

January 2004, issue38, tooled up

Developing Infrastructure for Research Data Management at the University of Oxford

James A. J. Wilson, Michael A. Fraser, Luis Martinez-Uribe, Paul Jeffreys, Meriel Patrick, Asif Akram and Tahir Mansoori describe the approaches taken, findings, and issues encountered while developing research data management services and infrastructure at the University of Oxford.

October 2010, issue65, feature article

Developing the Capability and Skills to Support EResearch

Margaret Henty provides an Australian perspective on improving the environment in which eResearch is conducted through developing institutional capability and providing appropriate skills training.

April 2008, issue55, feature article

Digital Lives: Report of Interviews With the Creators of Personal Digital Collections

Pete Williams, Ian Rowlands, Katrina Dean and Jeremy Leighton John describe initial findings of the AHRC-funded Digital Lives Research Project studying personal digital collections and their relationship with research repositories such as the British Library.

April 2008, issue55, feature article

Digital Resources for the Humanities

Alastair Dunning reviews for us this year's conference on Digital Resources in the Humanities held at the University of Newcastle over 5-8 September 2004.

October 2004, issue41, event report

e-Framework Implements New Workplan

Ian Dolphin and Phil Nicholls describe recent and forthcoming developments from the e-Framework Partnership for Education and Research.

April 2009, issue59, feature article

E-Publication and Open Access in the Arts and Humanities in the UK

Malcolm Heath, Michael Jubb and David Robey review recent UK discussions and evidence about e-publishing and open access, their impact and implications for researchers in the arts and humanities.

January 2008, issue54, feature article

ECLAP 2013: Information Technologies for Performing Arts, Media Access and Entertainment

Marieke Guy reports on the second international conference held by ECLAP, the e-library for performing arts.

July 2013, issue71, event report

Editorial Introduction to Issue 37: Monocultures Threaten More Than Species

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne issue issue 37.

October 2003, issue37, editorial

Editorial Introduction to Issue 50: Side-Stepping Babel

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne 50.

January 2007, issue50, editorial

Editorial Introduction to Issue 55: Digital Lives, Digital Values

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne issue 55.

April 2008, issue55, editorial

Editorial Introduction to Issue 59: The Loneliness of the Long-distance Worker

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne issue 59.

April 2009, issue59, editorial

Editorial Introduction to Issue 62: The Wisdom of Communities

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne issue 62.

January 2010, issue62, editorial

Editorial Introduction to Issue 65: Ariadne in Search of Your Views

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne issue 65.

October 2010, issue65, editorial

Editorial Introduction to Issue 68

The editor introduces readers to the content of Ariadne issue 68.

March 2012, issue68, editorial

EEVL Xtra: The Hidden Web at Your Fingertips

Roddy MacLeod looks at the latest service from EEVL.

July 2005, issue44, regular column

Enhancing Collaboration and Interaction in a Post-graduate Research Programme

Tertia Coetsee describes a community of practice for post-graduate students where RefShare is deployed for digital storage and retrieval, alongside Blackboard for the purposes of communication. She also describes the role of the information specialist in the programme.

July 2012, issue69, feature article

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