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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': 4.4 (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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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

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

July 2004, issue40, news and events

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

JISC Terminology Services Workshop

Sarah Shreeves reports on a one-day workshop on current developments and future directions for JISC terminology services held in London, February 2004.

April 2004, issue39, event report

The Biggest Digital Library Conference in the World

John Paschoud reports on the International Conference on Digital Libraries held in New Delhi, India, 24-27 February 2004.

April 2004, issue39, event report

The AHDS Is Evolving: Changes at the Arts and Humanities Data Service

Alastair Dunning describes the changes afoot at the AHDS and how it intends to adapt to the changes in both technology and the needs of its stakeholders.

January 2004, issue38, feature article

What's in EEVL for Further Education

Roddy MacLeod gives
an overview of the services and plans EEVL has for students and practitioners
in the Further Education sector.

January 2004, issue38, feature article

What's in SOSIG for Further Education?

Emma Place gives an insight into the pitfalls that await new users of the Internet in their search for relevant and quality materials and explains how SOSIG has catered for the needs of both FE students and practitioners.

January 2004, issue38, feature article

Public Libraries: 2003, 2004: A Backward Glance and Thoughts on the Future

Penny Garrod looks at some of the broader issues affecting public libraries and information professionals.

January 2004, issue38, regular column

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

Reaching Out to Your Community: Policies and Practice for Public Library Service

Fiona Leslie gives an overview of this seminar which covered a variety of topics of interest to public library professionals.

January 2004, issue38, event report

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

January 2004, issue38, news and events

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

Editorial Introduction to Issue 37: Monocultures Threaten More Than Species

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne issue issue 37.

October 2003, issue37, editorial

Updated JISC Guides Are Now Available

Emma Beer describes the new JISC Resource Guides.

October 2003, issue37, feature article

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

Framework for the Future: Access to Digital Skills and Services (Including e-Government)

Penny Garrod examines further this government blueprint and argues that some have to walk before they can run.

July 2003, issue36, regular column

Planet SOSIG

Debra Hiom highlights some new events, publications and services in the social sciences and Andy Hargrave introduces recent developments for FE in the Bized Service.

July 2003, issue36, regular column

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

JISC 2003 Conference Report

Philip Pothen reports on Secretary of State Charles Clarke's view of the importance of ICT in the education sector and the role of the JISC in its implementation.

April 2003, issue35, review

Public Libraries: Creating Websites for E-citizens -The Public Library Web Managers Workshop 2002

Penny Garrod reports on the Public Library Web Managers workshop, November 2002, held in Bath.

January 2003, issue34, event report

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

Public Libraries: United We Stand

Penny Garrod on current developments in the Public Library world.

October 2002, issue33, regular column

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

October 2002, issue33, news and events

Public Libraries: Building Better Library Services

Penny Garrod on the recently published Audit Commission Report: Building Better Library Services.

July 2002, issue32, regular column

Public Libraries

Penny Garrod's second outing in Ariadne as Public Libraries Focus.

April 2002, issue31, regular column

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

April 2002, issue31, news and events

Open Archiving Opportunities for Developing Countries: Towards Equitable Distribution of Global Knowledge

Leslie Chan and Barbara Kirsop explore some of the implications of using the OAI Protocol.

January 2002, issue30, 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

Public Libraries

Penny Garrod's first outing in Ariadne as Public Libraries Focus.

January 2002, issue30, regular column

Managing Electronic Library Services: Current Issues in UK Higher Education Institutions

Stephen Pinfield surveys some of the key issues associated with delivering electronic library services.

October 2001, issue29, feature article

Establishing a Digital Library Centre

John Kirriemuir outlines some of the issues for the establishment of digital library centres in UK Higher Education institutions.

October 2001, issue29, feature article

The People's Network and the Learning Revolution: Building the NOF Digitize Programme

Susi Woodhouse brings us up to date with developments.

October 2001, issue29, feature article

INSPIRAL: Digital Libraries and Virtual Learning Environments

Sarah Currier introduces the JISC project INSPIRAL, which is investigating what's involved in joining digital libraries and VLEs to create a fully integrated online learning experience.

June 2001, issue28, 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

Hylife: Ten Steps to Success

Peter Wynne, Catherine Edwards and Maureen Jackson, on some important aspects of running a Hybrid Library Project.

March 2001, issue27, feature article

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

March 2001, issue27, news and events

Interoperability: What Is It and Why Should I Want It?

Paul Miller explains what interoperability is and why you should want it.

June 2000, issue24, feature article

In Vision: The Internet As a Resource for Visually Impaired People

Ann Chapman on the Internet as a resource for visually impaired people: a survey of accessible sites, resources, current research and software.

June 2000, issue24, feature article

JASPER Further Education Meeting

Martin Hamilton reports on the recent JASPER one day meeting on the expansion of JISC services to cover the FE community.

June 2000, issue24, event report

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