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This page provides an overview of 45 articles related to 'knowledge base', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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A knowledge base (abbreviated KB) is a special kind of database for knowledge management, providing the means for the computerized collection, organization, and retrieval of knowledge. Also a collection of data representing related experiences, their results are related to their problems and solutions. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Knowledge base)

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Metadata related to 'knowledge base' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'knowledge base': 45 (2.6% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'knowledge base' across all Ariadne articles: 165
  • Average number of references to 'knowledge base' per Ariadne article: 3.67
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'knowledge base': 1996-07
  • Trending factor of 'knowledge base': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'knowledge base':

  1. terry reese (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. theo van veen (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. ann apps (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. linda humphreys (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. andy powell (see articles on this topic by this author)

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IMPEL2: What Is eLib Doing to Us All?

Catherine Edwards describes the IMPEL2 project, from the Supporting Studies area of the programme.

July 1996, issue4, project update

JUGL

Emma Wright put on her woolies and went to Preston to report on the annual JUGL (JANET User Group for Libraries) conference.

July 1996, issue4, event report

Net Gains for Digital Researchers

Amy Friedlander, the editor of D-Lib, looks at, and towards, some of the benefits of the Web and digital technology towards how we do and present research.

September 1996, issue5, feature article

The Impact of IMPEL

Jim Huntingford reviews IMPEL, an eLib project.

January 1998, issue13, feature article

DEDICATE

Nancy Fjaellbrant and Philippa Levy DEDICATE, the European Telematics project for online professional development in information literacy and user education, descended from eLib NetLinkS.

September 1998, issue17, project update

Search Engines

Tracey Stanley writes about "Ask Jeeves", a search engine which processes natural language enquiries.

September 1998, issue17, regular column

Unix: What Is mod_perl?

Ian Peacock explains mod_perl technology for supercharging the Apache Server.

September 1999, issue21, tooled up

The National Internet Accessibility Database (NIAD)

E. A. Draffon looks at the National Internet Accessibility Database (NIAD).

December 1999, issue22, regular column

Planet SOSIG

Justine Kitchen of the Resource Discovery Network Centre reports on the recent SOSIG relaunch, and Debra Hiom explores New Learning and Teaching Support Networks in the Social Sciences

March 2000, issue23, regular column

The Klearinghouse: An Inventory of Knowledge Technologies

George Brett discusses part of a model of distributed user support, The Klearinghouse. The National Laboratory for Applied Network Research (NLANR) has been actively supporting high performance applications and networking for the past five years. The Klearinghouse is a next generation effort of the Advanced Applications Clearinghouse which is in the Distributed Applications Support Team of the NLANR.

September 2000, issue25, feature article

Travelling at the Speed of Discovery: The MALIBU Project's Most Valuable Lessons

Valeda Dent with a newcomer's perspective on the MALIBU project.

January 2001, issue26, feature article

Search Engines: Ask Jeeves

Phil Bradley looks at Ask Jeeves.

June 2001, issue28, regular column

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

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

July 2002, issue32, news and events

The 2nd Workshop on the Open Archives Initiative (OAI)

William Nixon and Pauline Simpson report on the meeting held at CERN, Geneva, in October 2002.

January 2003, issue34, event report

OpenURL Meeting

Linda Humphreys Frances Boyle and Andy Powell give us a description of the OpenURL Meeting held in London, September 2003.

October 2003, issue37, event report

The OpenURL and OpenURL Framework: Demystifying Link Resolution

Ann Apps reports on a conference about current and future uses of the proposed OpenURL Framework Standard Z39.88-2004.

January 2004, issue38, tooled up

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

October 2004, issue41, news and events

Making the Case for a Wiki

Emma Tonkin examines wikis and considers the feasibility of their deployment - and the danger of the 'tumbleweed' syndrome.

January 2005, issue42, feature article

Digital Preservation: Best Practice and Its Dissemination

Neil Beagrie describes the development and subsequent use of a digital preservation handbook and future plans for expansion of its use in training and professional practice.

April 2005, issue43, feature article

Editorial Introduction to Issue 47: Keeping What We Know

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne 47.

April 2006, issue47, editorial

Metasearch: Building a Shared, Metadata-driven Knowledge Base System

Terry Reese discusses the creation of a shared knowledge base system within OSU's open-source metasearch development.

April 2006, issue47, feature article

Serving Services in Web 2.0

Theo van Veen shows with the help of an example, how standardised descriptions of services can help users control the integration of services from different providers.

April 2006, issue47, feature article

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

Book Review: The Virtual Reference Desk

Lina Coelho feels that digital reference has come of age and that this work is one of its adornments where reference information professionals are concerned.

April 2006, issue47, review

A Foundation for Automatic Digital Preservation

Miguel Ferreira, Ana Alice Baptista and Jose Carlos Ramalho propose a Service-Oriented Architecture to help cultural heritage institutions to accomplish automatic digital preservation.

July 2006, issue48, feature article

Wiki Or Won't He? A Tale of Public Sector Wikis

Marieke Guy revisits a topic receiving considerable attention these days and reflects on wiki use by public organisations.

October 2006, issue49, feature article

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

October 2006, issue49, news and events

Towards Virtualisation: A New Approach in Server Management

Eddie Young provides an account of trials and implementations carried out here after Matt Thrower gives us the background and benefits of employing virtualisation.

April 2007, issue51, feature article

The JISC Annual Conference 2007

Philip Pothen and colleagues provide an overview of the proceedings of this Spring's JISC Annual Conference.

April 2007, issue51, event report

The DARE Chronicle: Open Access to Research Results and Teaching Material in the Netherlands

Leo Waaijers reflects on four years of progress and also looks ahead.

October 2007, issue53, feature article

Progress Towards Addressing Digital Preservation Challenges

Helen Hockx-Yu reports on the 2nd Planets, CASPAR and DPE annual conference, held on 5-6 September 2007 in Lisbon, Portugal.

October 2007, issue53, event report

KIM Project Conference 2008

Alexander Ball provides an overview of the Knowledge and Information Management Through Life Project Conference held in April, 2008.

April 2008, issue55, event report

The Networked Library Service Layer: Sharing Data for More Effective Management and Cooperation

Janifer Gatenby identifies criteria for determining which data in various library systems could be more beneficially shared and managed at a network level.

July 2008, issue56, feature article

Spinning a Semantic Web for Metadata: Developments in the IEMSR

Emma Tonkin and Alexey Strelnikov reflect on the experience of developing components for the Information Environment Metadata Schema Registry.

April 2009, issue59, feature article

Content Architecture: Exploiting and Managing Diverse Resources

Jane Stevenson gives a personal view of the recent UK conference organised by the International Society of Knowledge Organization.

July 2009, issue60, event report

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

January 2010, issue62, news and events

Turning on the Lights for the User: NISO Discovery to Delivery Forum

Laura Akerman and Kim Durante report on Discovery to Delivery, Creating a First-Class User Experience, a NISO Forum on today's information seekers and current standards developments held in March 2010 at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center.

April 2010, issue63, event report

Book Review: Information Need - A Theory Connecting Information Search to Knowledge Formation

Brian Whalley reviews a book about a new theory of ‘information need’ that builds upon the ideas of Allen and Taylor from the 1960s to provide a basis for information searching.

July 2012, issue69, review

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