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Mailbase was the UK's major electronic mailing list service for HE staff. It enables groups of academics, researchers and support staff to communicate and collaborate using Mailbase lists. Groups use Mailbase for: informal discussion; advertising vacant posts; queries and enquiries; co-authoring papers; distributing research material and data; advertising conferences and seminars; locating colleagues with a similar specialist interest; electronic meetings. Mailbase was run by a team based in the Computing Service at the University of Newcastle and is funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) of the Higher Education Funding Councils of England, Scotland and Wales and the Department of Education for Northern Ireland. (Excerpt from this source)

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

  • Number of articles referring to 'mailbase': 55 (3.2% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'mailbase' across all Ariadne articles: 187
  • Average number of references to 'mailbase' per Ariadne article: 3.40
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'mailbase': 1996-01
  • Trending factor of 'mailbase': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'mailbase':

  1. elaine blair (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. brian kelly (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. morna findlay (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. terry hanson (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. jill foster (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Cashing in on Caching

Jon Knight and Martin Hamilton describe Caching, possibly the most crucial tool available to frequent Web users, and point out why libraries should be aware of it.

July 1996, issue4, tooled up

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