Overview of content related to 'heriot-watt university' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/13739/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Delivering Open Educational Resources for Engineering Design http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue68/darlington <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue68/darlington#author1">Mansur Darlington</a> describes two methods for presenting online OERs for engineering design that were developed and explored as part of the Higher Education Academy/JISC-funded DelOREs (Delivering Open Educational Resources for Engineering Design) Project.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>A great deal of information is accessible on the World Wide Web which might be useful to both students and teachers. This material, however, is of variable quality and usefulness and is aimed at a wide spectrum of users. Moreover, such material rarely appears accompanied by guidance on how it may be most effectively used by potential users. To make information more usable it must be made more readily discoverable and there should be clear – and preferably machine-readable – indications of its provenance and quality and the legitimate uses to which it may be put.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue68/darlington" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue68 feature article mansur darlington hea heriot-watt university jisc massachusetts institute of technology university of bath jorum mrc aggregation algorithm blog copyright creative commons data e-learning framework google search higher education html identifier intellectual property json licence metadata microdata oer provenance rdf repositories research resource description resource discovery rss schema search technology software standardisation standards taxonomy ukoer url vocabularies wordpress xhtml xml Fri, 09 Mar 2012 14:06:59 +0000 lisrw 2234 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk 10 Years of Zetoc http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue66/ronson <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue66/ronson#author1">Jane Ronson</a> looks at how Zetoc has developed and what the future holds for the service.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Now celebrating its 10th anniversary, Zetoc [<a href="#1">1</a>] provides quality-assured, comprehensive journal table of contents data for resource discovery that users can search and have delivered straight to their in-box or desktop. In a nutshell, Zetoc is all about convenience, current awareness and comprehensive coverage. In a recent survey, one academic commented: 'This is a "one-stop shop" for relevant literature'. What is Zetoc, what has it achieved and where is it going? In this article I will look at the history of the service and how it has developed over the past decade.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue66/ronson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue66 feature article jane ronson british library google harvard university heriot-watt university hewlett-packard jisc loughborough university mimas national library of wales nhs sconul stanford university university of chester university of manchester university of surrey dner my references suncat tictocs zetoc aggregation authentication bibliographic data cataloguing cloud computing copac data database further education google scholar higher education identifier national library open access openurl personalisation repositories research resource discovery rss search technology shibboleth soap software sru tag cloud z39.50 Sun, 30 Jan 2011 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1610 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Intute Reflections at the End of an Era http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue64/joyce-et-al <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue64/joyce-et-al#author1">Angela Joyce</a>, <a href="/issue64/joyce-et-al#author2">Linda Kerr</a>, <a href="/issue64/joyce-et-al#author3">Tim Machin</a>, <a href="/issue64/joyce-et-al#author4">Paul Meehan</a> and <a href="/issue64/joyce-et-al#author5">Caroline Williams</a> look back at the history and achievements of Intute, and reflect on lessons learned as the service enters its final year.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue64/joyce-et-al" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue64 feature article angela joyce caroline williams linda kerr paul meehan tim machin ahrc bbc british library google hea heriot-watt university intute jisc linden lab mimas ukoln university of bristol university of glamorgan university of huddersfield university of manchester university of oxford wellcome trust automatic metadata generation eevl elib jisc information environment mobile internet detective sosig wikipedia blog cataloguing collection development curation data database digitisation dissemination google scholar higher education metadata mobile personalisation research resource discovery search technology second life software tagging twitter vim vocabularies web 2.0 web browser web resources widget Thu, 29 Jul 2010 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1564 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Emerging Technologies in Academic Libraries (emtacl10) http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue64/emtacl10-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue64/emtacl10-rpt#author1">Andrew Walsh</a> reports on a new international conference on emerging technologies within academic libraries organised by the library of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and held in Trondheim, Norway in April 2010.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue64/emtacl10-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue64 event report andrew walsh amazon google heriot-watt university oclc talis university of huddersfield university of nottingham journaltocs api blog browser cataloguing cloud computing data database facebook google books google docs google scholar infrastructure internet explorer library management systems linked data mashup mobile mp4 open data portal repositories research rss search technology semantic web sms social networks software video web 2.0 Thu, 29 Jul 2010 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1576 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 News and Events http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue48/newsline <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a id="headlines" name="headlines"></a><a name="events1"></a></p> <h3 id="UKeiG_Training:_Developing_and_managing_e-book_collections">UKeiG Training: Developing and managing e-book collections</h3> <p>The UK eInformation Group (UKeiG), in co-operation with Academic and National Library Training Co-operative (ANLTC), are pleased to present a course entitled 'Developing and managing e-book collections', to be held in Training Room 1, The Library, Dublin City University, Dublin 9 on Tuesday, 12 September 2006 from 9.30a.m. to 4.30p.m.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue48/newsline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue48 news and events richard waller ahds andrew w mellon foundation australian national university bbc british library bufvc cni coalition for networked information cornell university digital preservation coalition dublin city university edina eduserv google heriot-watt university imperial college london jisc kings college london loughborough university microsoft mimas mla museum of london national library of australia oai oxford university press premis tasi the national archives university college dublin university of oxford perx aggregation ajax algorithm archives blog browser content management copyright curation data digital audio digital curation digital preservation digital repositories digitisation droid e-science ebook ejournal file format firefox identifier intellectual property internet explorer interoperability latex licence metadata multimedia national library oai-pmh open source photoshop preservation preservation metadata repositories research resource discovery schema search technology software uri video xml Sat, 29 Jul 2006 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1262 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 EEVL Xtra: The Hidden Web at Your Fingertips http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue44/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue44/eevl#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> looks at the latest service from EEVL.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="EEVL_Xtra_-_In_a_Nutshell">EEVL <em>X</em>tra - In a Nutshell</h2> <p>EEVL <em>X</em>tra [<a href="#1">1</a>] is an exciting new, free service which helps people find articles, books, the best Web sites, the latest industry news, job announcements, technical reports, technical data, full text eprints, the latest research, teaching and learning resources and more, in engineering, mathematics and computing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue44/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue44 regular column roddy macleod british library cornell university cranfield university heriot-watt university institute of physics jisc national library of wales national science foundation oai university of birmingham university of cambridge eevl eprints uk subject portals project zetoc archives bibliographic data cataloguing copac data database ejournal eprints ict national library oai-pmh portal research resource discovery search technology software z39.50 Fri, 29 Jul 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1169 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL News: EEVL, VLEs, Institutional and Library Portals http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue39/eevl#author1">Malcolm Moffat</a> discusses the use of EEVL functionality in VLEs and Portals.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>EEVL is the Internet guide to Engineering, Mathematics and Computing. It is an award-winning free service, which provides quick and reliable access to the best engineering, mathematics, and computing information available on the Internet. It is created and run by a team of information specialists from a number of universities and institutions in the UK, lead by Heriot Watt University. EEVL helps students, staff and researchers in Higher and Further Education, as well as anyone else working, studying or looking for information in Engineering, Mathematics and Computing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue39 regular column malcolm moffat coalition for networked information google heriot-watt university ims ims global learning consortium jisc university of east anglia university of glamorgan university of sheffield eevl cataloguing data database further education html information retrieval interoperability knowledge management learning objects passwords portal research resource discovery rss search technology soap srw url vle web services xml z39.50 Thu, 29 Apr 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1034 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk What's in EEVL for Further Education http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue38/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="#author1"><strong>Roddy MacLeod</strong></a> gives<br /> an overview of the services and plans EEVL has for students and practitioners<br /> in the Further Education sector.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>"Indispensible, much better than using Google" was a comment about <a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a>, the Internet guide to engineering, mathematics and computing, from one FE Tutor who attended an RSC (Regional Support Centre) event last year. It is not surprising that he was enthusiastic as there is a great deal of content in EEVL of interest to staff and students in Further Education (FE). In fact, EEVL has a surprisingly wide appeal, as was recognised recently by <a href="http://www.schoolzone.co.uk/">Schoolzone</a>, a service which features Web sites reviewed by UK teachers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue38/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue38 feature article roddy macleod bbc google heriot-watt university institute of physics jisc eevl cataloguing data database e-learning ejournal further education ict perl portal research resource discovery rss search technology software Fri, 30 Jan 2004 21:21:06 +0000 admin 1680 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL News http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/eevl#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> describes how EEVL is putting RSS to work.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a> is the Hub for engineering, mathematics and computing. It is an award-winning free service, which provides quick and reliable access to the best engineering, mathematics, and computing information available on the Internet. It is created and run by a team of information specialists from a number of universities and institutions in the UK, lead by Heriot Watt University.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 regular column roddy macleod heriot-watt university jisc oracle centaur eevl browser cataloguing copyright data further education interoperability metadata portal rdf resource discovery rss software syndication url web browser Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 996 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL News and Enhancements http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue36/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue36/eevl#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> and <a href="/issue36/eevl#author2">Lesa Ng</a> provide us with the news and developments from EEVL.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a> is the Hub for engineering, mathematics and computing. It is an award-winning free service, which provides quick and reliable access to the best engineering, mathematics, and computing information available on the Internet. It is created and run by a team of information specialists from a number of universities and institutions in the UK, lead by Heriot Watt University.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue36/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue36 regular column lesa ng roddy macleod cranfield university edina heriot-watt university jisc nottingham trent university ukoln university of birmingham eevl subject portals project accessibility cataloguing collection development copyright database further education html javascript personalisation rdf resource discovery rss search technology software url Tue, 29 Jul 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 972 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Free Full-text E-journals and EEVL's Engineering E-journal Search Engine http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue35/eevl#author1">Nicola Harrison</a> and <a href="/issue35/eevl#author2">Roddy MacLeod</a> describe what EEVL has to offer in the area of e-journals.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a> is the Hub for engineering, mathematics and computing. It is an award-winning free service, which provides quick and reliable access to the best engineering, mathematics, and computing information available on the Internet. It is created and run by a team of information specialists from a number of universities and institutions in the UK, lead by Heriot Watt University.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue35 regular column nicola harrison roddy macleod google heriot-watt university jisc centaur eevl archives cataloguing copyright data database ejournal further education html infrastructure java portal research resource discovery search technology software standards url Tue, 29 Apr 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 950 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL: Search Me! http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue34/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue34/eevl#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> supplies guidance on the large range of available EEVL search options.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Background">Background</h3> <p><a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a> is the Internet guide for engineering, mathematics and computing. It is an award-winning free service, which provides quick and reliable access to the best engineering, mathematics, and computing information available on the Internet. It is created and run by a team of information specialists from a number of universities and institutions in the UK, lead by Heriot Watt University.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue34/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue34 regular column roddy macleod heriot-watt university jisc eevl gnu sosig bibliographic data bibliographic database cataloguing database ejournal free software further education graphics licence resource discovery rss search technology url xml z39.50 Wed, 15 Jan 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 930 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL: Resident EEVL http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue33/eevl#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> provides an update on the EEVL project. Among other things he explains how the EEVL cross-search facility can be run from user pages.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a> is the Hub for engineering, mathematics and computing. It is an award-winning free service, which provides quick and reliable access to the best engineering, mathematics, and computing information available on the Internet. It is created and run by a team of information specialists from a number of universities and institutions in the UK, lead by Heriot Watt University.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue33 regular column roddy macleod amazon edina heriot-watt university jisc eevl browser cataloguing database further education graphics html modelling resource discovery search technology standards uml url xml Wed, 09 Oct 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 915 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk NetLab's Digital Library Gâteau http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/netlab-conference <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue32/netlab-conference#author1">Jessica Lindholm</a> reports from the conference "NetLab and friends: Tribute and outlook after 10 years of digital library development". The conference was held in Lund, Sweden 10-12 April 2002.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Every_future_must_have_a_past">Every future must have a past</h3> <p>How did you celebrate your tenth birthday? Perhaps by making a nice birthday cake with all your favourite ingredients to share with your friends? NetLab [<a href="#1">1</a>], the research and development department at Lund University Libraries [<a href="#2">2</a>], celebrated its tenth anniversary in April 2002 with a three-day conference in Lund, Sweden [<a href="#3">3</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/netlab-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue32 feature article jessica lindholm amazon google heriot-watt university ifla ilrt jisc lund university oai oclc ukoln university of bath university of bristol eevl aggregation archives bath profile bibliographic data browser cataloguing collection description copyright data dcmi digital library digitisation dtd dublin core dublin core metadata initiative framework frbr identifier interoperability intranet ldap marc metadata namespace national library network protocol ontologies portal preservation rdf rdfs repositories research resource description rss schema search technology semantic web software standards thesaurus url vocabularies xml xml namespaces z39.50 Sun, 07 Jul 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 888 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Roddy Macleod on EEVL's engagement with RSS channels.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Background">Background</h3> <p><a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a> is the Hub for engineering, mathematics and computing. It is an award-winning free service, which provides quick and reliable access to the best engineering, mathematics, and computing information available on the Internet. It is created and run by a team of information specialists from a number of universities and institutions in the UK, lead by Heriot Watt University.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue32 regular column roddy macleod heriot-watt university jisc ukoln eevl failte cataloguing database further education higher education html intranet javascript resource discovery rss search technology standards url Sun, 07 Jul 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 895 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL-ution to a Portal http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Roddy Macleod on the hub's 'EEVL-ution' to a portal.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="UKOLN-body"> <p><a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a> is the Hub for engineering, mathematics and computing. It is an award-winning free service, which provides quick and reliable access to the best engineering, mathematics, and computing information available on the Internet. It is created and run by a team of information specialists from a number of universities and institutions in the UK, lead by Heriot Watt University.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue31 regular column roddy macleod heriot-watt university jisc library association nottingham trent university ukoln university of birmingham w3c eevl failte bibliographic data bibliographic database cataloguing data database doc further education interoperability java metadata namespace personalisation portal rdf research resource discovery rss search technology standards syndication url xml z39.50 Wed, 10 Apr 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 875 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL: Brand new EEVL service http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Roddy Macleod introduces a new service.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a> is the Hub for engineering, mathematics and computing. It is an award-winning free service, which provides quick and reliable access to the best engineering, mathematics, and computing information available on the Internet. It is created and run by a team of information specialists from a number of universities and institutions in the UK. EEVL helps students, staff and researchers in higher and further education, as well as anyone else working, studying or looking for information in Engineering, Mathematics and Computing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue30 regular column roddy macleod heriot-watt university jisc university of birmingham university of ulster dner eevl archives bibliographic data cataloguing database ejournal further education graphics portal research resource discovery search technology software url Fri, 25 Jan 2002 00:00:00 +0000 editor 854 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The eLib Hybrid Library Projects http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/hybrid <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue28/hybrid#author1">Michael Breaks</a> provides an overview of BUILDER, AGORA, MALIBU, HeadLine and HyLife</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The five Hybrid Library projects – BUILDER [<a href="#1">1</a>], AGORA [<a href="#2">2</a>], MALIBU [<a href="#3">3</a>], HeadLine [<a href="#4">4</a>], and HyLife [<a href="#5">5</a>] - form part of the eLib Phase 3 developments and they build on the work of the first and second phases of eLib by investigating issues surrounding the integration of digital and traditional library resources.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/hybrid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue28 feature article michael breaks amazon heriot-watt university jisc london school of economics talis university of birmingham university of east anglia agora dner elib jisc information environment authentication dissemination higher education infrastructure library management systems multimedia portal research search technology software url z39.50 Thu, 21 Jun 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 793 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL Update http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue28/eevl#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> and <a href="/issue28/eevl#author2">Linda Kerr</a> provide news about the EEVL service</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="UKOLN-body"> <p><a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a> is the Hub for engineering, mathematics and computing. It is a free service, and is funded by JISC through the <a href="http://www.rdn.ac.uk/">Resource Discovery Network</a> (RDN).</p> <h3 id="Service_News">Service News</h3> <h4 id="Logo_graphic_for_links_to_EEVL">Logo graphic for links to EEVL</h4> <p>A small graphic featuring the EEVL eye is now available for those sites who wish to place a link to EEVL. The graphic is shown in the main heading above and can be copied from the EEVL web site [<a href="#1">1</a>].</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue28 regular column linda kerr roddy macleod alt alt-c edina edinburgh college of art heriot-watt university ilrt jisc nottingham trent university university of edinburgh eevl cataloguing database digital library further education graphics mysql research resource discovery search technology url Thu, 21 Jun 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 804 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: Size of Institutional Top Level Pages http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Web Watch: <a href="/issue28/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> looks at the size of institutional top level pages.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Is your University home page big, bold and brassy? Is it colourful and interactive, making use of new technologies in order to stand out from the crowd? Or is it mean and lean, with a simple design providing rapid download times and universal access?</p> <p>This survey of the size of the entry points for UK University and College entry points seeks an answer to these questions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue28 tooled up brian kelly canterbury christ church university central school of speech and drama de montfort university edinburgh college of art edinburgh napier university glasgow caledonian university glasgow school of art harper adams university college heriot-watt university imperial college london jisc kings college london kingston university leeds metropolitan university liverpool john moores university london business school london school of economics nottingham trent university open university robert gordon university rose bruford college royal academy of music royal college of art royal college of music royal conservatoire of scotland royal holloway royal northern college of music royal veterinary college school of oriental and african studies sheffield hallam university south bank university surrey institute of art & design ukoln university college london university of bath university of cambridge university of glamorgan university of hull university of oxford university of surrey university of wales university of west london archives copyright css data dhtml flash gif higher education html internet explorer javascript multimedia stylesheet swf url web services windows Thu, 21 Jun 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 811 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Virtual Training Suite Launch http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/vts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue28/vts#author1">John Kirriemuir</a> reports on the Edinburgh stage of the launch of the RDN's Virtual Training Suite.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Wednesday the 9th of May saw the simultaneous launch of the JISC-funded Virtual Training Suite [<a href="#1">1</a>] across the United Kingdom. The launch took place in six academic institutions: Edinburgh, Leeds, Bristol, Nottingham, Kings College London, and Manchester. We attended the Scottish launch, which was held in the main library of Edinburgh University.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/vts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue28 event report john kirriemuir edina heriot-watt university jisc kings college london newcastle university university of edinburgh eevl data higher education research url video Thu, 21 Jun 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 813 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue27/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue27/eevl#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> and <a href="/issue27/eevl#author2">Lesa Ng</a> with some useful tips on Shoestring Marketing for projects.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a> is the Hub for engineering, mathematics and computing. It is a free service, and is funded by JISC through the <a href="http://www.rdn.ac.uk/">Resource Discovery Network</a> (RDN).</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue27/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue27 regular column lesa ng roddy macleod edina heriot-watt university jisc library association eevl cataloguing data database framework further education higher education hypertext research resource discovery search technology software subject gateway url Fri, 23 Mar 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 778 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk AGORA: The Hybrid Library from a User's Perspective http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/case-studies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/case-studies#author1">Bridget Robinson</a> and <a href="/issue26/case-studies#author2">David Palmer</a> look at the Agora user studies.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Agora is one of the five Hybrid Library Projects that began in January 1998, forming part of phase 3 of the elib programme investigating issues surrounding the integration of digital and traditional library resources. It is a consortium-based project, led by the University of East Anglia; partners are UKOLN [1], Fretwell Downing Informatics and CERLIM (the Centre for Research in Library and Information Management). The project also works with several associate groups: libraries, service providers and systems developers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/case-studies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 feature article bridget robinson david palmer amazon bath spa university cerlim d-lib magazine heriot-watt university jisc ukoln university of bath university of east anglia university of hull agora dner elib bibliographic data cataloguing collection description data database dtd library management systems metadata repositories research resource discovery rslp schema search technology software thesaurus url xml z39.50 Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 747 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Roddy Macleod manager of the EEVL project explains the new profile, new office: and coming soon: a new service.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a> is the Hub for engineering, mathematics and computing. It is a free service, and is funded by JISC through the <a href="http://www.rdn.ac.uk/">Resource Discovery Network</a> (RDN).</p> <h3 id="New_profile">New profile</h3> <p>In previous Ariadne columns I have introduced EEVL as "the UK guide to quality engineering information on the Internet". From the background information above, you will see that it is now referred to as the Hub for engineering, mathematics and computing. Why the change, and, for those who may have heard of it, what has happened to 'EMC'?</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 regular column roddy macleod cranfield university heriot-watt university imperial college london jisc nottingham trent university sheffield hallam university university of birmingham university of manchester university of sheffield university of ulster dner eevl failte sosig bibliographic data bibliographic database cataloguing database e-learning ejournal portal resource discovery search technology software standards url Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 756 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL Backs a Winner http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Roddy MacLeod and the team celebrate their 5th birthday with a day at the races, and supply some EEVL News Nuggets.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a>: is the UK guide to quality engineering information on the Internet. It is a free service, and is funded by JISC through the <a href="http://www.rdn.ac.uk/">Resource Discovery Network</a> (RDN).</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue25 regular column roddy macleod cranfield university heriot-watt university jisc dner eevl failte bibliographic data cataloguing e-learning resource discovery search technology url Sat, 23 Sep 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 733 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Adaptive Developments for Learning in the Hybrid Library http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/sellic <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue24/sellic#author1">Wilma Alexander</a> on the SELLIC Project and its aim to support the use of electronic resources in teaching science and engineering.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Science and Engineering Library, Learning and Information Centre (SELLIC) [1] Project at the University of Edinburgh has seen rapid changes in the context in which it operates. The project itself has therefore changed its emphasis in response to some of the challenges of the rapidly-evolving education environment. Staff at SELLIC are engaged in a number of projects, all of which are directed at some aspect of hybrid library development and aim to bring together library and academic interests in determining how new developments should be applied within the institution.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/sellic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue24 feature article wilma alexander hefce heriot-watt university ims jisc london school of economics oclc university of edinburgh dner ivle authentication cataloguing data database dissemination dublin core e-learning higher education information retrieval infrastructure java library management systems marc metadata multimedia opac research search technology software standards url vle vocabularies webct Thu, 22 Jun 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 703 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL News Nuggets http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/eevl/eevlnuggets1.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue24/eevl/eevlnuggets1.html#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> and <a href="/issue24/eevl/eevlnuggets1.html#author2">Linda Kerr</a> with news relating to the EMC Hubs.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Background">Background</h3> <p><a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a>: the Edinburgh Engineering Virtual Library, is the UK-based, free guide to engineering information on the Internet.</p> <h3 id="Recent_news">Recent news</h3> <p>In the last issue of Ariadne I reported on a number of recent EEVL developments. &nbsp; Once again, I am very pleased to use this forum to announce some more new features.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/eevl/eevlnuggets1.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue24 regular column linda kerr roddy macleod cranfield university heriot-watt university eevl bibliographic data bibliographic database cataloguing research search technology subject heading Thu, 22 Jun 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 709 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EMC Update http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/eevl/emcupdate1.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue24/eevl/emcupdate1.html#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> and <a href="/issue24/eevl/emcupdate1.html#author2">Linda Kerr</a> with news relating to the EMC Hubs.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>A quick update on MathGate's development. MathGate will supply descriptions of, and links to, quality mathematics resources that are available on the internet. MathGate is based at the University of Birmingham and can be accessed at <a href="http://www.mathgate.ac.uk/">http://www.mathgate.ac.uk/</a>. More information about MathGate is available from this site. MathGate would like to hear from people or institutions interested in becoming content providers. For more information, contact:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/eevl/emcupdate1.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue24 regular column linda kerr roddy macleod heriot-watt university university of birmingham Thu, 22 Jun 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 710 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Reflections On WWW9 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue24/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> reports on the WWW9 conference, held in Amsterdam, in May 2000.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Ninth International World Wide Web conference (WWW9) was held at the RAI Congress Centre in Amsterdam. The main part of the conference took place from Tuesday 16th till Thursday 18th May. A day of tutorial and workshops was held on Monday 15th May with the Developer's Day on Friday 19th May. About 1,400 delegates attended the conference. It was pleasing to note the large numbers of delegates from the UK - about 100 in total, with about 50% from the Higher Education community (and about 9 people from Southampton University and another 9 from Bristol University).</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue24 tooled up brian kelly alt apple darpa heriot-watt university ilrt middlesex university national library of the netherlands sheffield hallam university ukoln university of bath university of brighton university of bristol university of southampton w3c dner elib aggregation blog browser content management digital library dom dtd dublin core gif higher education html hypertext infrastructure java metadata mobile mobile phone national library rdf resource discovery rss search technology semantic web soap standardisation standards url usability web services wireless wireless application profile xhtml xlink xml xpointer xsl xslt z39.50 Thu, 22 Jun 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 714 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL: EMC Update http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/eevl/emc.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue23/eevl/emc.html#author1">Sheridan Dunkley</a> on the partnership between Islington Libraries, London, and CyberSkills.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Engineering, Mathematics and Computing Hub (EMC) is part of the national Resource Discovery Network (RDN), and has been in existence for seven months.&nbsp; Of course, EEVL, the engineering gateway, has been operational for three-and-a-half years.&nbsp; The EMC Hub can be viewed as a collection of gateways (which may eventually become portals) with technical facilities and some co-ordination provided by Heriot-Watt University, rather than a new gateway in itself.&nbsp; The gateways in the Hub benefit greatly from the institutional support from Heriot-Watt University (EEVL), Cranfield Un</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/eevl/emc.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 regular column sheridan dunkley cranfield university heriot-watt university jisc university of birmingham eevl higher education portal resource discovery Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 688 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL News Nuggets http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/eevl/ariadne2.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue23/eevl/ariadne2.html#author1">Brian Kelly</a> reports on the use of third-party web services.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Background">Background</h3> <p>EEVL: the Edinburgh Engineering Virtual Library, is the UK-based, free gateway to engineering information on the Internet.&nbsp; It is part of the&nbsp;<a name="2"></a>EMC Hub, which in turn is part of the&nbsp;<a name="3"></a>Resource Discovery Network (RDN), a national initiative to provide effective access to high quality Internet resources for the UK learning and research communities..&nbsp; EEVL is a&nbsp;<a name="4"></a>JISC funded service.</p> <h3 id="Recent_news">Recent news</h3> <p>There seems to be quite a lot of news to report from the EEVL camp.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/eevl/ariadne2.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 tooled up brian kelly cranfield university edina heriot-watt university jisc eevl archives bibliographic data bibliographic database cataloguing database ejournal portal portfolio research resource discovery search technology Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 689 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL: Round the World http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue22/eevl#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> considers Southern African engineering resources.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>South Africa may have been cut off from the rest of the world during the years of the Apartheid era, but it is now very much a part of the networked world, and is trying hard to make up for lost time. South Africa has a wired population of over 1 million, and awareness of the commercial possibilities of the internet is relatively high.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue22 regular column roddy macleod heriot-watt university jisc ukoln university of bath university of pretoria aardvark eevl copyright data database mobile portal repositories research search technology software url Tue, 21 Dec 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 665 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Using the Web to Promote Your Web Site http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue22/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> expalins how to promote your web site.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Many readers of this article will be involved in setting up new web sites, possibly for European or nationally-funded projects, for internal, institutional projects or perhaps for community projects. As the size of the web grows there is an increasing awareness of the need to be pro-active in promoting web sites - we can no longer simply sit back and expect visitors to arrive at our new site. This article describes a variety of approaches which can be taken to the promotion of a web site.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue22 tooled up brian kelly alt heriot-watt university loughborough university ukoln university of bath eevl elib accessibility apache archives bibliographic data cataloguing copyright database digital preservation dublin core html information society mailbase metadata preservation rdf resource discovery search technology software url web services Tue, 21 Dec 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 669 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk An Overview of Subject Gateway Activities in Australia http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/subject-gateways <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue21/subject-gateways#author1">Debbie Campbell</a> looks at how the original criteria proposed for an IMesh map against these Australian initiatives.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This information paper was written by the National Library of Australia to describe the scope and intent of four of Australia's national subject gateways:&nbsp;Agrigate [2],&nbsp;the Australian Virtual Engineering Library (AVEL) [3],&nbsp;EdNA Online - the website of the Education Network of Australia (EdNA) [4], and&nbsp;MetaChem [5].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/subject-gateways" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue21 feature article debbie campbell ahds apple australian national university distributed systems technology centre heriot-watt university ilrt imperial college london ims jisc monash university national library of australia queensland university of technology ukoln university of bath university of cambridge university of melbourne university of queensland eevl sosig aggregation algorithm archives cataloguing copyright data data set database dublin core ejournal electronic theses framework ftp higher education html identifier information retrieval intellectual property interoperability lcsh ldap mac os metadata national library pics repositories research resource description resource discovery resource sharing schema search technology software standards subject gateway telnet thesaurus url z39.50 Wed, 22 Sep 1999 23:00:00 +0000 editor 630 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL: 'Not a Success' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Roddy Macleod embarks on a tendentious argument.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>It is fairly common practice for anyone writing about a service or project with which they are involved to emphasise its benefits, popularity and plus points, and so perhaps the title of this article <i>EEVL 'not a success' </i>may seem a little abstruse and may even have grabbed your attention. If that's the case, let me explain what I mean by "EEVL 'not a success'".</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue21 regular column roddy macleod edina heriot-watt university jisc ukoln university of bath eevl elib bibliographic data bibliographic database copyright data database dissemination ejournal higher education resource discovery search technology url Wed, 22 Sep 1999 23:00:00 +0000 editor 639 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL Eye on Engineering http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue20/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The EEVL Team explore patent information web sites, the latest EEVL news, etc.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Following the success of the subject gateways, developed as part of the eLib programme, JISC will fund a three-year programme which will expand the subject gateways model to cover all subject areas on a broadly faculty-hub basis. As part of this Resource Discovery Network (RDN), EEVL <a href="#ref-02">[01]</a> and Heriot-Watt University successfully bid to establish an Engineering, Mathematics and Computing (EMC) 'Hub' (a focused collection of gateways).</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue20/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue20 regular column roddy macleod cranfield university heriot-watt university jisc university of edinburgh eevl elib cataloguing copyright resource discovery search technology url Mon, 21 Jun 1999 23:00:00 +0000 editor 613 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Bibliotecas Universitarias Consorcio http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue20/eevl/seminar.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Agnès Guyon reports on a seminar in Aveiro, Portugal, 26th and 27th April 1999.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>EEVL was invited to present a paper at the Bibliotecas Universitárias em Consórcio (University Libraries in Consortium) seminar, held 26 - 27 April 1999&nbsp;at the University of Aveiro <a href="#ref-01">[01]</a>. The seminar was organised by RUBi - Rede Universitária de Bibliotecas e Informação (Universities' Libraries and Information Network) <a href="#ref-02">[02]</a>. RUBi is intended to be "a logical structure that provides an Integrated Information Management, in a progressive manner, through new ways of co-operative work and resources sharing".</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue20/eevl/seminar.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue20 event report agnes guyon bldsc british library cranfield university heriot-watt university university of sheffield eevl cataloguing database digital library dissemination national library research software url Mon, 21 Jun 1999 23:00:00 +0000 editor 625 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk