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This page provides an overview of 105 articles related to 'privacy', 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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Privacy is the ability of an individual or group to seclude themselves or information about themselves and thereby reveal themselves selectively. The boundaries and content of what is considered private differ among cultures and individuals, but share basic common themes. Privacy is sometimes related to anonymity, the wish to remain unnoticed or unidentified in the public realm. When something is private to a person, it usually means there is something within them that is considered inherently special or personally sensitive. The degree to which private information is exposed therefore depends on how the public will receive this information, which differs between places and over time. Privacy partially intersects security, including for instance the concepts of appropriate use, as well as protection, of information. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Privacy)

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

  • Number of articles referring to 'privacy': 105 (6.0% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'privacy' across all Ariadne articles: 187
  • Average number of references to 'privacy' per Ariadne article: 1.78
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'privacy': 1996-03
  • Trending factor of 'privacy': 2.2 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'privacy':

  1. monica duke (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. marieke guy (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. shirley keane (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. bernadette daly (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. stuart hannabuss (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Copyright Corner

Charles Oppenheim details some of the legal issues associated with electronic copyright management systems.

March 1996, issue2, regular column

MIDRIB: Beyond Clip Art for Medicine

Betsy Anagnostelis and Sue Welsh describe the recent launch of the MIDRIB (Medical Images Digitised Reference Information Bank) project, and describe the medical image resource the project will create.

May 1997, issue9, feature article

Elvira 4: May 1997, Milton Keynes

Ian Bloor reports on the recently held Elvira (Electronic Library and Visual Information Research) event.

May 1997, issue9, event report

Copyright Management Technologies: The Key to Unlocking Digital Works?

Anne Ramsden brings us up to date with current developments in copyright management technology

July 1997, issue10, feature article

Web Focus Corner: Running an Institutional Web Service

Brian Kelly reports on a workshop on running an institutional web service.

September 1997, issue11, regular column

Are Print Journals Dinosaurs?

Tony Kidd wonders if he and and his kind are palæontologists.

November 1997, issue12, feature article

Showing Robots the Door

Ian Peacock explains how web robot access to your site can be controlled.

May 1998, issue15, tooled up

Web Focus: The 7th World Wide Web Conference

Brian Kelly is interviewed about the 7th World Wide Web Conference upon his return from Brisbane.

May 1998, issue15, regular column

RDF Seminar

Matthew Dovey reports on the RDF seminar held in the Stakis Hotel, Bath.

May 1998, issue15, event report

ALA '98

Ian Winship reports on electronic library related activity at this year's American Library Association Conference in Washington D.C.

September 1998, issue17, event report

Information Ecosystems

John MacColl follows up last issue's breakdown of papers with his reflections on the UKOLN conference held in Bath University at the end of June.

September 1998, issue17, event report

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

September 1998, issue17, news and events

Launching an Electronic Magazine: An Overview of Value-added Features and Services

Bernadette Daly looks at a variety of electronic publications as part of the research phase in the delivery of a new Web magazine.

December 1998, issue18, feature article

ECMS: Electronic Copyright Management Systems

Pedro Isaias considers Electronic Copyright Management Systems (ECMS).

June 1999, issue20, feature article

Tolimac: 'Smart Card People Are Happy People'

Sally Rumsey explains a pilot electronic document delivery service at the University of Surrey Library.

June 1999, issue20, feature article

JISC ASSIST

Jane Williams on the JISC awareness unit.

June 1999, issue20, regular column

ECMS: Technology Issues and Electronic Copyright Management Systems

Pedro Isaias looks at the relevant ECMS e-Commerce technology.

September 1999, issue21, feature article

Scientific, Industrial, and Cultural Heritage: A Shared Approach

Lorcan Dempsey presents a research framework for libraries, archives and museums prepared for the European Commission.

December 1999, issue22, feature article

Public Libraries and Community Networks: Linking Futures Together?

Malabika Das argues public libraries and community networks have a future together.

December 1999, issue22, feature article

Convergence of Electronic Entertainment and Information Systems

John Kirriemuir explores the technology and impact of expanding internet access.

March 2000, issue23, feature article

Bringing Coherence to Networked Information for the New Century

Gillian Austen reports on the JISC-CNI conference at Stratford, UK, 14-16 June 2000.

June 2000, issue24, event report

E-Commerce in Higher Education: Can We Afford to Do Nothing?

Andrew Aird on the impact of e-commerce on the non-commercial sector.

January 2001, issue26, feature article

After the Big Bang: The Forces of Change and E-Learning

Pete Johnston examines what recent developments in the area of "e-learning" might mean for the custodians of the information resources required to support teaching and learning.

March 2001, issue27, feature article

Personalization of Web Services: Opportunities and Challenges

Monica Bonett gives an overview of personalization on the World Wide Web and discusses ideas for development within resource discovery systems.

June 2001, issue28, feature article

EEVL: Email Newsletters Examples from Engineering

Jim Corlett explains how email newsletters can benefit you.

June 2001, issue28, regular column

Public Libraries

Penny Garrod's second outing in Ariadne as Public Libraries Focus.

April 2002, issue31, regular column

OCLC-SCURL: Collaboration, Integration and Recombinant Potential

Pete Johnston reports on the New Directions in Metadata conference, 15-16 August, in Edinburgh

October 2002, issue33, event report

Web Watch: A Survey of Web Server Software Used by UK University Web Sites

Brian Kelly with an update of his survey of server software used by central Web sites in UK Universities.

January 2003, issue34, tooled up

The Personalisation of the Digital Library

Michelle Perrott and Anne Ramsden report on the Joint Open University - Universitat Oberta de Catalunya Seminar on Personalisation and Digital Libraries hosted at the Open University, October 2002.

January 2003, issue34, event report

Book Review: The Librarian's Internet Survival Guide

Lina Coelho reviews a practical guide to the Internet.

April 2003, issue35, review

eBank UK: Building the Links Between Research Data, Scholarly Communication and Learning

Liz Lyon describes some new digital library development activities and considers the implications of linking research and learning outputs in an environment of assured data provenance.

July 2003, issue36, feature article

Book Review: Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, Volume 36

Michael Day takes a detailed look at the structure and content of this hardy annual.

July 2003, issue36, review

Review: Naked in Cyberspace

Marieke Guy taps into our increasing collective paranoia about privacy with a review that explores the use of personal information in the Cyber Age.

July 2003, issue36, review

Crime and Punishment: Protecting ICT Users and Their Information Against Computer Crime and Abuse

Andrew Charlesworth reports on a seminar seeking to protect ICT users and their information against computer crime and abuse.

October 2003, issue37, event report

Book Review: Joining Up the Dots

Stuart Hannabuss seeks the tenor among the diversity of voices provided by Challenge and Change in the Information Society.

October 2003, issue37, review

Book Review: Implementing Digital Reference Services

Ben Wynne reviews a collection of papers from the Third Annual Virtual Reference Desk Conference.

October 2003, issue37, review

Public Libraries: 2003, 2004: A Backward Glance and Thoughts on the Future

Penny Garrod looks at some of the broader issues affecting public libraries and information professionals.

January 2004, issue38, regular column

A National Archive of Datasets

Jeffrey Darlington describes how structured datasets produced by UK Government departments and agencies are being archived and made available to users.

April 2004, issue39, feature article

Search Engines: The Google Backlash

Phil Bradley reviews and analyses recent criticisms of the giant and takes an objective view from a broader perspective.

April 2004, issue39, regular column

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

April 2004, issue39, news and events

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