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This page provides an overview of 5 articles related to 'mailbase', 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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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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Top authors

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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Electronic Libraries Programme (eLib) Update

Recently, a wave of new projects under the umbrella of the Electronic Libraries Programme was announced. A consequence of this is that a large majority of the HE institutions in the UK are involved in at least one eLib project (is yours?), as well as many non HE organisations and institutions. Here, we give brief details of some of these new projects.

March 1996, issue2, feature article

Spotlight on BIDS

BIDS is put under the spotlight by Isobel Stark, a BIDS trainer amongst other things, who gives us her thoughts on one of the UK's most well-known networking services. Linked from this article are responses from BIDS people.

March 1996, issue2, feature article

Netskills: A Major Training Programme

The Netskills Team explain how the need for training has never been greater.

March 1996, issue2, project update

Interface

Interview with Jill Foster, director of Mailbase and Netskills.

March 1996, issue2, regular column

Netskills eLib Project Launch

John Kirriemuir on the Netskills eLib project launch.

March 1996, issue2, event report

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