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This page provides an overview of 55 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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Wire: Brian Kelly

Brian Kelly is put under the virtual spotlight to answer a few questions via email on his past, present, and thoughts on matters networking.

July 1996, issue4, regular column

Mailing Lists: Keeping Up With eLib

We point out the advantages of being on the lis-elib mailing list, and briefly describe the other public eLib mailing lists currently in use.

May 1996, issue3, feature article

Mailbase Reviewed

Terry Hanson reviews the mother of academic mailing list systems in the UK.

May 1996, issue3, feature article

ADAM: Information Gateway to Resources on the Internet in Art, Design, Architecture and Media

Nearly half a year after the project’s official start date, ADAM has a fledgling information gateway to information on the Internet in art, design, architecture and media. Tony Gill, ADAM Project Leader, outlines what has been achieved so far, and some of the challenges that lie directly ahead.

May 1996, issue3, project update

Netskills

Walter Scales from the Netskills project describes the trials and tribulations of putting together and presenting a Netskills talk

May 1996, issue3, event report

Public Libraries Corner: Internet Activity in Public Libraries

Sarah Ormes on Internet activity in the Public Libraries domain.

May 1996, issue3, regular column

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

What's Good and Bad about BUBL

Traugott Koch reviews the Bulletin Board for Libraries (BUBL).

January 1996, issue1, feature article

OMNI: Organising Medical Networked Information

Frank Norman, project co-ordinator, describes OMNI, what it can do for you (and you for it). OMNI is an eLib project from the Access to Network Resources programme area. It consists of a well-maintained and expanding database of medical and health resources that can be accessed through JANET/Internet. This database can be searched, via a World Wide Web browser; in addition, catalogues of the resources are available for browsing.

January 1996, issue1, project update

EduLib: The National Network of Electronic Library Accredited Trainers

EduLib is an eLib project from the training and awareness section of the programme. Jane Core describes the project, and how it will affect librarians in the Higher Education community.

January 1996, issue1, project update

Resources

Resources of use to UK Library/Information Science people.

January 1996, issue1, odds and ends

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