Overview of content related to 'resource sharing' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/1492/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Open Educational Resources Hack Day http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue67/oer-hackday-2011-03-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue67/oer-hackday-2011-03-rpt#author1">Kirsty Pitkin</a> reports on a two-day practical hack event focusing on Open Educational Resources (OER), held by DevCSI and JISC CETIS in Manchester on 31 March - 1 April 2011.</p> </div> </div> </div> <!-- start main content --><!-- start main content --><p>The Open Educational Resources Hack Day event was designed to bring together those interested in rapidly developing tools and prototypes to solve problems related to OER. Whilst there is a growing interest in the potential for learning resources created and shared openly by academics and teachers, a number of technical challenges still exist, including resource retrieval, evaluation and reuse. This event aimed to explore some of these problem areas by partnering developers with the creators and users of OER to identify needs and potential solutions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue67/oer-hackday-2011-03-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue67 event report kirsty pitkin cetis google harper adams university college jisc leeds metropolitan university oai open university ukoln university of bolton university of oxford w3c devcsi jorum oerbital xpert accessibility aggregation api authentication blog browser cataloguing creative commons data data set doi drupal facebook identifier infrastructure interoperability learning objects licence linked data metadata mobile moodle oai-pmh oer open source openoffice portal provenance repositories resource sharing rss search engine optimisation search technology software storify sword protocol ukoer url video visualisation vle widget wiki wookie wordpress youtube Sun, 03 Jul 2011 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1630 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk CIG Conference 2010: Changes in Cataloguing in 'Interesting Times' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue65/cig-2010-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue65/cig-2010-rpt#author1">Rhiannon McLoughlin</a> reports on a three-day conference on cataloguing in a time of financial stringency, held by the CILIP Cataloguing and Indexing Group at Exeter University, from 13-15 September 2010.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The focus of this conference was initiatives to get through the current economic climate. Cataloguing departments are under threat of cutbacks as never before. Papers on streamlining, collaborative enterprises, shared catalogues and services, recycling and repurposing of content using metadata extraction techniques combined to give a flavour of the new thrift driving management. The continuing progress of the long awaited Resource Description and Access (RDA)[<a href="#1">1</a>][<a href="#2">2</a>] towards becoming the new international cataloguing standard was another hot topic.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue65/cig-2010-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue65 event report rhiannon mcloughlin british library british museum cilip google ifla jisc leeds metropolitan university library of congress mla research information network sconul ukoln university of aberdeen university of exeter university of leeds university of strathclyde university of warwick aacr2 aggregation archives bibliographic data blog cataloguing cidoc-crm crm data data management digital repositories digitisation ebook frbr google search higher education lcsh learning object metadata learning objects lom marc marc21 metadata ontologies open data open source repositories research resource description and access resource discovery resource sharing schema search technology semantic web software standards vle wiki xml Fri, 29 Oct 2010 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1595 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Trove: Innovation in Access to Information in Australia http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue64/holley <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue64/holley#author1">Rose Holley</a> describes a major development in the Australian national digital information infrastructure.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In late 2009 the National Library of Australia released version 1 of Trove [<a href="#1">1</a>] to the public. Trove is a free search engine. It searches across a large aggregation of Australian content. The treasure is over 90 million items from over 1000 libraries, museums, archives and other organisations which can be found at the click of a button. Finding information just got easier for many Australians. Exploring a wealth of resources and digital content like never before, including full-text books, journals and newspaper articles, images, music, sound, video, maps, Web sites, diaries, letters, archives, people and organisations has been an exciting adventure for users and the service has been heavily used. Finding and retrieving instantly information in context; interacting with content and social engagement are core features of the service. This article describes Trove features, usage, content building, and its applications for contributors and users in the national context.</p> <h2 id="Opportunities_for_Libraries">Opportunities for Libraries</h2> <p>I see tremendous opportunities for libraries this year because of advances in technology. The changes in technology mean that anyone can create, describe or recommend content, which means that many people and organisations are becoming librarians or libraries in their own way. Librarians should not be threatened or dismayed by this but rather encouraged, since it means that society is retaining its ongoing interest in the creation, organisation and dissemination of content, and we have an integral role to play in these developments. Libraries and librarians are relevant more than ever in this environment because we have vast amounts of data and information to share, a huge amount of information expertise, and an understanding of how technology can assist us in making information more accessible.</p> <p>We need to have new ideas and re-examine our old ideas to see how technology can help us. What things have we always wanted to do that we couldn't before, like providing a single point of access to all Australian information? Is this still pie in the sky or can we now achieve it? Libraries need to think big. As Charles Leadbeater would say 'Libraries need to think they are leading a mass movement, not just serving a clientele.' [<a href="#2">2</a>] Librarians are often thought of as gatekeepers with the emphasis being on closed access, but technology enables gatekeepers to open doors as well as close them and this is the opportunity I see. However many institutions will need to change their strategic thinking from control/shut to free/open before they can make this transition, and take a large dose of courage as well. The American author Harriet Rubin says, 'Freedom is actually a bigger game than power. Power is about what you can control. Freedom is about what you can unleash.' [<a href="#3">3</a>] The National Library of Australia already took this step forward in 2008 with the advent of the Australian Newspapers beta service, which opened up the raw text of digitised Australian newspapers to the public for improvement, without moderation on a mass scale [<a href="#4">4</a>]. With a long history of collaboration across the Australian cultural heritage sector [<a href="#5">5</a>] with regard to digitisation, storage, and service delivery, the National Library of Australia is well placed to take the lead with innovation in access to information.</p> <p>Some people may say, 'But isn't Google doing that, so why do we still need libraries?' There is no question in my mind that libraries are fundamentally different from Google and other similar services. Libraries are different to Google for these reasons: they commit to provide long-term preservation, curation and access to their content; they have no commercial motives in the provision of information (deemed by various library acts); they aim for universal access to everyone in society; and they are 'free for all'. To summarise: libraries are always and forever. Who can say that of a search engine, or of any commercial organisation, regardless of size?</p> <p></p><p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue64/holley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue64 feature article rose holley amazon british library google national library of australia oai open library wikipedia aggregation api archives bibliographic data bibliographic database browser copyright curation data database digitisation dissemination doc dublin core facebook flickr ftp google books identifier infrastructure lucene marc metadata mysql national library oai-pmh ocr open archives initiative persistent identifier preservation research resource sharing rss search technology tagging twitter usability video youtube Thu, 29 Jul 2010 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1563 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Turning on the Lights for the User: NISO Discovery to Delivery Forum http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue63/niso-d2d-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue63/niso-d2d-rpt#author1">Laura Akerman</a> and <a href="/issue63/niso-d2d-rpt#author2">Kim Durante</a> 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.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue63/niso-d2d-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue63 event report kim durante laura akerman amazon blackboard coalition for networked information cornell university emory university georgia institute of technology google library of congress niso oai oclc serials solutions internet archive wikipedia aggregation api application profile archives atom authentication cataloguing data database digital library digitisation drm dublin core ebook framework google books google scholar identifier interoperability jstor knowledge base marc metadata oai-pmh onix open archives initiative openurl qr code research resource sharing rss schema search technology sfx shibboleth software standardisation standards tagging video visualisation xml Thu, 29 Apr 2010 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1548 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk News and Events http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue62/newsline <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a name="events1"></a></p> <h3 id="UKeiG_Intranet-s_Forum:_ERM-s_Knowledge_Sharing_Platform_February_2010">UKeiG Intranet's Forum: ERM's Knowledge Sharing Platform – February 2010</h3> <p>UKeiG Intranet's Forum: ERM's Knowledge Sharing Platform:<br />A chance to see one of the world's top 10 best intranets<br />Free informal Intranets Forum meeting for UKeiG members</p> <p>ERM, 2/F Exchequer Court, 33 St. Mary Axe, London EC3A 8AA<br />Friday 26 February 2010, 4.00 - 5.30 p.m.<br /><a href="http://www.ukeig.org.uk/">http://www.ukeig.org.uk/</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue62/newsline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue62 news and events richard waller british library cetis cilip coalition for networked information cornell university dcc georgia institute of technology imperial college london jisc loughborough university mla niso oclc serials solutions surffoundation ucisa uk data archive ukoln university college london university of london university of manchester university of utrecht europeana internet archive accessibility archives authentication bibliographic data blog cataloguing copyright curation data data management data set database digital repositories dissemination e-government facebook flickr foi framework further education google analytics higher education ict infrastructure intellectual property interoperability intranet knowledge base knowledge management marc21 metadata ontologies open access openurl podcast portal preservation privacy repositories research resource description and access resource sharing second life social networks software standards twitter usability video web 2.0 wiki youtube Sat, 30 Jan 2010 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1535 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk From Cultural Heritage to Digital Knowledge: Building Infrastructures for a Global Knowledge Society http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue59/ifla-3p-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue59/ifla-3p-rpt#author1">Astrid Recker</a> reports on the 3rd IFLA Presidential Meeting, held by the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) in Berlin over 19-20 February 2009.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue59/ifla-3p-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue59 event report astrid recker ifla europeana aggregation archives bibliographic data cataloguing data digital archive digital library digitisation e-learning higher education ict information society infrastructure learning platforms metadata mobile moodle national library portal repositories research resource sharing search technology software standardisation Wed, 29 Apr 2009 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1476 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk eResearch Australasia 2008 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue57/eresearch-australasia-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue57/eresearch-australasia-rpt#author1">Tobias Blanke</a>, <a href="/issue57/eresearch-australasia-rpt#author2">Ann Borda</a>, <a href="/issue57/eresearch-australasia-rpt#author3">Gaby Bright</a> and <a href="/issue57/eresearch-australasia-rpt#author4">Bridget Soulsby</a> report on the annual eResearch Australasia Conference, held in Melbourne, Australia, 29 September - 3 October, 2008.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The following overview of eResearch Australasia 2008 by Ann Borda is intended to give a sense of the diversity of the programme and key themes of the Conference at a glance. A selection of workshops and themes are explored in more detail by fellow contributing authors in the sections below: Bridget Soulsby on the 'Data Deluge', Gaby Bright on 'Uptake of eResearch' and Tobias Blanke on 'Arts &amp; Humanities eResearch'.</p> <p>The full eResearch Australasia 08 programme and copies of the speaker presentations are now accessible on the Conference Web site [<a href="#1">1</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue57/eresearch-australasia-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue57 event report ann borda bridget soulsby gaby bright tobias blanke jisc johns hopkins university kings college london microsoft monash university queensland university of technology sakai university of melbourne university of queensland university of reading university of sydney ahessc versi archives bibliographic data browser cloud computing content management copyright creative commons curation data data management database digital archive digital library digitisation dissemination e-research e-science framework higher education identifier infrastructure intellectual property interoperability metadata open access open data plone portal preservation repositories research resource sharing restful schema semantic web shibboleth software standards video virtual research environment visualisation web 2.0 web services wireless Thu, 30 Oct 2008 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1440 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Research Libraries and the Power of the Co-operative http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue55/maccoll <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue55/maccoll#author1">John MacColl</a> considers the 'co-operative imperative' upon research libraries, and describes the work which the former Research Libraries Group is undertaking as part of OCLC.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>RLG Programs became part of OCLC in the summer of 2006. In November of last year, RLG Programs announced the appointment of a European Director, John MacColl. This article explains the rationale behind the combination of RLG with the OCLC Office of Research, and describes the work programme of the new Programs and Research Group.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue55/maccoll" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue55 feature article john maccoll amazon google ifla library association microsoft oai oclc worldcat aggregation archives bibliographic control bibliographic data bibliographic database blog cataloguing content management copyright data data mining data set database digital preservation digital repositories digitisation dspace dublin core ead ebook ejournal facebook flickr framework google scholar graphics identifier infrastructure institutional repository interoperability library management systems marc metadata multimedia national library oai-pmh open access preservation repositories research resource sharing search engine optimisation search technology software standardisation standards vocabularies youtube Tue, 29 Apr 2008 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1391 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Book Review: The Cambridge History of Libraries in Britain and Ireland http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue53/maccoll-dempsey-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue53/maccoll-dempsey-rvw#author1">Lorcan Dempsey</a> reviews Volume III of a landmark collection on the history of libraries in 'Britain and Ireland' from 1850 to 2000.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>First, a note about this reviewer. I am not a library historian although I am interested in our professional and institutional development. I received my library education in Ireland, although I have worked for much of my career in the UK and am now in the US. I observed the developments discussed in the latter parts of this volume and have contributed to the literature about them. I have met many of the contributors and am familiar with the writings of others.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue53/maccoll-dempsey-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue53 review lorcan dempsey amazon british library british museum cilip google jisc leeds metropolitan university national library of wales oclc queens university belfast university college dublin university of london university of nottingham archives bibliographic data cataloguing copac curation data digitisation higher education identifier information society infrastructure itunes national library repositories research resource sharing search technology Tue, 30 Oct 2007 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1359 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk News and Events http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue52/newsline <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a name="events1"></a>Building Trust in Digital Repositories Using the DRAMBORA Toolkit</p> <p>Pre-SOA Conference Workshop:<br />Building Trust in Digital Repositories Using the DRAMBORA Toolkit<br />27 August 2007, 11.00-16.00<br />The Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland<br /><a href="http://www.dcc.ac.uk/events/drambora-belfast-2007/">http://www.dcc.ac.uk/events/drambora-belfast-2007/</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue52/newsline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue52 news and events richard waller ahrc andrew w mellon foundation carnegie mellon university cilip cornell university dcc de montfort university eblida google hea ieee intute jisc jisc collections kings college london mla national library of the netherlands national science foundation oclc oxford university press queens university belfast rnib tasi the national archives university of glasgow university of nottingham university of oxford university of virginia worldcat aggregation archives blog cataloguing copyright curation data database digital curation digital library digital preservation digital repositories e-science ebook fedora commons flickr foi framework information architecture information retrieval infrastructure intellectual property marc metadata multimedia national library ontologies open access open source photoshop portal preservation prism privacy repositories research resource management resource sharing soa social networks social software social web software tagging tei web 2.0 web app web development web resources web standards youtube Sun, 29 Jul 2007 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1342 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk News and Events http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue51/newsline <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a name="headlines"></a><a name="events1"></a></p> <h3 id="Introduction_to_Federated_Searching_Technology_and_Developments">Introduction to Federated Searching Technology &amp; Developments</h3> <p>Date: 11 May 2007<br />Venue: Conference Room, Southport College, Mornington Road, Southport, PR9 0TT<br />Delegate Fee: £50.00</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue51/newsline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue51 news and events richard waller ahrc amazon british library british museum cerlim cilip edge hill university google imperial college london jisc kings college london microsoft mla newcastle university nhs oclc sakai tilburg university ukoln university of bath university of bristol university of london university of york w3c iwmw jisc information environment accessibility algorithm amazon web services api archives blog born digital cataloguing cd-rom copyright data data set digital curation digital library digital preservation digitisation dissemination e-learning e-science framework further education higher education ict information architecture infrastructure intellectual property internet explorer interoperability knowledge management metadata microformats mobile national library open access open source podcast portal preservation rdf rdfa repositories research resource sharing rss search technology social software software standardisation tagging usability video videoconferencing virtual research environment web 2.0 web app web development web portal web services wiki xcri xhtml xml xslt youtube Sun, 29 Apr 2007 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1318 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The Library Catalogue in the New Discovery Environment: Some Thoughts http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue48/dempsey <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue48/dempsey#author1">Lorcan Dempsey</a> explores how the library catalogue will develop alongside evolving network discovery systems.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue48/dempsey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue48 feature article lorcan dempsey amazon d-lib magazine google oclc university of huddersfield worldcat aggregation authentication bibliographic data blog browser cataloguing data database digitisation ebook frbr google scholar institutional repository itunes library management systems librarything marc metadata network service opac repositories research resource management resource sharing rss search technology software srw syndication tagging web 2.0 web resources web services z39.50 Sat, 29 Jul 2006 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1249 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The (Digital) Library Environment: Ten Years After http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue46/dempsey <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue46/dempsey#author1">Lorcan Dempsey</a> considers how the digital library environment has changed in the ten years since Ariadne was first published.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>We have recently come through several decennial celebrations: the W3C, the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative, <em>D-Lib Magazine</em>, and now <em>Ariadne</em>. What happened clearly in the mid-nineties was the convergence of the Web with more pervasive network connectivity, and this made our sense of the network as a shared space for research and learning, work and play, a more real and apparently achievable goal.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue46/dempsey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue46 feature article lorcan dempsey amazon bldsc british library california digital library d-lib magazine dest google harvard university iso jisc microsoft national library of australia oai oclc research information network sakai university of virginia w3c archives hub bath information and data services dner e-framework ebank uk elib irra jisc information environment worldcat aggregation api archives authentication authentication service bibliographic data blog born digital browser cache cataloguing content management copac copyright crm curation data data set database digital asset management digital curation digital identity digital library digital preservation digitisation dspace dublin core dublin core metadata initiative e-learning e-research eportfolio firefox flickr framework google scholar higher education html infrastructure instant messaging institutional repository itunes learning management system library management systems metadata national library netvibes network service oai-pmh ontologies open access open source openurl personalisation portal portfolio preservation programmable web rae repositories research resource description resource discovery resource management resource sharing rss schema search technology service registry software sru standardisation tagging taxonomy uportal url visualisation vle vocabularies web 2.0 web resources web services wiki wireless z39.50 Wed, 08 Feb 2006 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1207 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Book Review: Managing Suppliers and Partners for the Academic Library http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue44/kidd-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue44/kidd-rvw#author1">Tony Kidd</a> examines this study's view of the importance of partnerships in their widest context for the modern academic library.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>As someone who has been involved for longer than I care to remember in various aspects of library relationships with suppliers and other partners, and knowing David Ball of Bournemouth University to be a leading practitioner and advocate in this field, I looked forward with anticipation to working my way through this volume. Nor was I disappointed - this is a fascinating guide to current practice and developments in areas such as procurement, outsourcing, and collaboration with libraries in different sectors.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue44/kidd-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue44 review tony kidd bournemouth university jisc nhs university of glasgow bibliographic data cataloguing ebook ejournal framework further education higher education library management systems resource sharing Fri, 29 Jul 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1182 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Editorial Introduction to Issue 37: Monocultures Threaten More Than Species http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/editorial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/editorial#author1">Richard Waller</a> introduces Ariadne issue issue 37.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>These days zoologists view with increasing alarm the disappearance of species in this world, to the point where they fear their extinction will predate their discovery. This is no less true for linguists who are witnessing the same phenomenon in terms of dying languages and dialects. A parallel therefore can be drawn with the situation as detailed by <strong>Deborah Anderson</strong>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/editorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 editorial richard waller jisc oai ukoln university of glasgow daedalus eevl archives copyright digital media dissemination dspace ebook eprints ict information society interoperability metadata openurl portal preservation research resource sharing rss software standards subject gateway unicode url web resources Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 985 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Delivering OAI Records As RSS: An IMesh Toolkit Module for Facilitating Resource Sharing http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/duke <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/duke#author1">Monica Duke</a> provides an overview of a means of providing records in RSS through the use of an IMesh Toolkit module that supports resource sharing. The content of this article was presented at the 4th Open Archives Forum Workshop</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Subject Gateways act as a main point of access to high-quality resources on the Web. They are resource discovery guides that provide links to information resources which can be whole Web sites, organisational home pages and other collections or services, themed around a specific subject, such as the physical sciences or humanities. At their core is a catalogue of rich metadata records that describe Internet resources - subject specialists identify and select the resources and create the descriptions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/duke" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 feature article monica duke google jisc national library of australia oai ukoln university of bath university of bristol university of wisconsin jisc information environment aggregation archives cataloguing copyright digital library doi dublin core framework html identifier interoperability metadata national library oai-pmh open archives initiative perl portal rdf repositories research resource discovery resource sharing rss schema search technology software standards subject gateway uri url urn xml Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 989 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Ebooks in UK Libraries: Where Are We Now? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/garrod <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/garrod#author1">Penny Garrod</a> brings us up to date on developments in ebooks.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"I suspect that more words are being published about the ebook phenomenon in print than have actually been placed into ebooks so far." </em>[<a href="#1">1</a>]</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/garrod" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 feature article penny garrod glasgow caledonian university jisc loughborough university microsoft nhs oclc sconul sun microsystems ukoln university of cambridge university of huddersfield university of oxford project gutenberg adobe aggregation archives authentication bibliographic data cataloguing cd-rom copyright data database digital audio digital library drm e-government e-learning ebook framework further education higher education identifier marc21 mobile mobile phone mp3 operating system passwords portal resource sharing safari software standards url web resources Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 990 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Metadata Wanted for the Evanescent Library http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue36/maccoll-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue36/maccoll-rpt#author1">John MacColl</a> reports on Schemas and Ontologies: Building a Semantic Infrastructure for the GRID and Digital Libraries: a one-day workshop at the e-Science Institute, May 2003.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This event was organised jointly by UKOLN and the <a href="http://www.nesc.ac.uk/">National e-Science Centre</a> (NESC) [<a href="#1">1</a>]. <b>Liz Lyon</b>, Director of <b>UKOLN</b>, gave the introduction, reminding us that this was the second UKOLN-NESC workshop. The first happened about a year ago, bringing together the digital library and Grid computing communities for the first time. The presentations were as follows:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue36/maccoll-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue36 event report john maccoll becta elsevier ieee jisc library of congress national e-science centre oclc ukoln university of edinburgh university of glamorgan university of manchester university of southampton jisc information environment application profile archives cataloguing copyright data data model database dcmi dewey decimal digital library digital preservation dublin core e-learning e-science framework ieee lom infrastructure interoperability lom marc metadata multimedia namespace ontologies open source owl preservation preservation metadata rdf research resource sharing schema search technology semantic web software standards taxonomy thesaurus uddi unicode uri url visualisation vocabularies web services xml Tue, 29 Jul 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 977 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Editorial Introduction to Issue 34: Cultivating Interoperability and Resource-Sharing http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue34/editorial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue34/editorial#author1">Philip Hunter</a> introduces Ariadne issue 34.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to the December/January issue of <i>Ariadne</i>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue34/editorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue34 editorial philip hunter andrew w mellon foundation ims national science foundation oai open university university of glasgow daedalus archives data digital library digital repositories digitisation e-government e-learning framework gif higher education information retrieval information society infrastructure interoperability metadata oai-pmh open archives initiative personalisation preservation research resource sharing url visualisation z39.50 Wed, 15 Jan 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1104 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Sharing History of Science and Medicine Gateway Metadata Using OAI-PMH http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue34/little <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue34/little#author1">David Little</a> outlines the resource sharing arrangements between the MedHist gateway and the Humbul hub, using the OAI Protocol for Metadata Harvesting, and some of the issues it has raised.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The MedHist gateway [<a href="#1">1</a>] was launched in August 2002, providing access to a searchable and browsable catalogue of high quality, evaluated history of medicine Internet resources. MedHist has been funded and developed by the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine [<a href="#2">2</a>], but is hosted by the BIOME health and life sciences hub [<a href="#3">3</a>], and as such is part of the Resource Discovery Network (RDN).</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue34/little" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue34 feature article david little library of congress oai ukoln wellcome library wellcome trust sosig aggregation archives cataloguing css data database dublin core interoperability javascript medical subject headings metadata national library oai-pmh opac open archives initiative rdf repositories resource description resource discovery resource sharing rss search technology standards thesaurus url z39.50 Wed, 15 Jan 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 923 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The Distributed National Collection Access, and Cross-sectoral Collaboration: The Research Support Libraries Programme http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/rslp <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue31/rslp#author1">Ronald Milne</a>, Director of the programme, with an overview of the objectives for the Research Support Libraries Programme.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Research Support Libraries Programme (RSLP), a £30m initiative funded by the four UK higher education funding bodies, has spawned 53 projects and a number of studies and other activities. This brief overview aims to give a flavour of the Programme. Articles relating to particular projects will appear in future issues of <i>Ariadne.</i></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/rslp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue31 feature article ronald milne british library jisc kings college london library association manchester metropolitan university oasis the national archives ukoln university of london dner elib suncat archives bibliographic data cataloguing collection description data database digitisation higher education infrastructure internet explorer national library preservation research resource sharing rslp search technology url Wed, 10 Apr 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 867 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk What Have the CLUMPs Ever Done for Us? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/stubley <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue23/stubley#author1">Peter Stubley</a> puts the CLUMPs in perspective.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p align="">&nbsp;</p> <p align="">Terminology appears to have played a large part in the work associated with virtual union catalogues. We have had three years of dealing with new and slightly odd terms and only time will tell whether or not the curious word ‘clump’ becomes established in the library lexicon or whether it is simply a minor blip in cataloguing, networking and service history. Rather like the term UKLDS.</p> <p align="">&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/stubley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 feature article peter stubley british library jisc oclc university of sheffield dner elib accessibility bath profile bibliographic data bibliographic database cataloguing copac data database interoperability marc research resource discovery resource sharing rslp schema search technology software standards url vocabularies z39.50 Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 681 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Clumps As Catalogues http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/distributed/distukcat2.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue22/distributed/distukcat2.html#author1">Peter Stubley</a> asks whether CLUMPS as catalogues are 'virtual success or failure?'</p> </div> </div> </div> <p align="JUSTIFY">If the concept of parallel searching of catalogues via Z39.50 is stimulating, the initial manifestation is truly exciting. Maybe not exactly Alexander Graham Bell or Archimedes territory but life-enhancing nevertheless: to have been working on the implementation of an idea for over twelve months, as the UK eLib clumps projects have, and suddenly see bibliographic records returned simultaneously from a search across multiple library catalogues, makes it seem that all the arguments, stress and technical tinkerings have finally been worthwhile.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/distributed/distukcat2.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue22 feature article peter stubley bldsc jisc library of congress ukoln elib authentication bath profile bibliographic data cataloguing collection description copac data database higher education identifier interoperability library management systems metadata opac research resource discovery resource sharing schema search technology software standards z39.50 Tue, 21 Dec 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 651 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Clumping Towards a UK National Catalogue? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/distributed/distukcat.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue22/distributed/distukcat.html#author1">Dennis Nicholson</a> argues in favour of the distributed approach to cataloguing.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This article presents a clumps-oriented perspective on the idea of a UK national catalogue for HE, arguing that a distributed approach based on Z39.50 has a number of attractive features when compared with the alternative physical union catalogue model, but also noting that the many difficulties currently associated with the distributed approach must be resolved before it can itself be regarded as a practical proposition.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/distributed/distukcat.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue22 feature article dennis nicholson ukoln university of strathclyde elib seren bath profile cataloguing collection description copac data data set database digital library information retrieval interoperability marc metadata opac rae research resource sharing rslp search technology standards z39.50 Tue, 21 Dec 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 652 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk An Overview of Subject Gateway Activities in Australia http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/subject-gateways <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue21/subject-gateways#author1">Debbie Campbell</a> looks at how the original criteria proposed for an IMesh map against these Australian initiatives.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This information paper was written by the National Library of Australia to describe the scope and intent of four of Australia's national subject gateways:&nbsp;Agrigate [2],&nbsp;the Australian Virtual Engineering Library (AVEL) [3],&nbsp;EdNA Online - the website of the Education Network of Australia (EdNA) [4], and&nbsp;MetaChem [5].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/subject-gateways" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue21 feature article debbie campbell ahds apple australian national university distributed systems technology centre heriot-watt university ilrt imperial college london ims jisc monash university national library of australia queensland university of technology ukoln university of bath university of cambridge university of melbourne university of queensland eevl sosig aggregation algorithm archives cataloguing copyright data data set database dublin core ejournal electronic theses framework ftp higher education html identifier information retrieval intellectual property interoperability lcsh ldap mac os metadata national library pics repositories research resource description resource discovery resource sharing schema search technology software standards subject gateway telnet thesaurus url z39.50 Wed, 22 Sep 1999 23:00:00 +0000 editor 630 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk CATRIONA II Management Survey http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/catriona <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue18/catriona#author1">Dennis Nicholson</a> and <a href="/issue18/catriona#author2">Martin Smith</a> provide a summary report of selected results from the CATRIONA II survey on the University Management of Electronic Resources.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/catriona" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue18 project update dennis nicholson martin smith jisc open university elib g4 access control accessibility archives cataloguing copyright database dissemination higher education intellectual property intranet national library rae research resource description resource sharing search technology standards url usability z39.50 Sat, 19 Dec 1998 00:00:00 +0000 editor 566 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Newsline: News You Can Use http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue18 news and events philip hunter ahds open university university of bath university of southampton elib authentication bibliographic data bibliographic database cataloguing data database higher education hypertext infrastructure intranet licence preservation research resource sharing url Sat, 19 Dec 1998 00:00:00 +0000 editor 578 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EDDIS http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue14/eddis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue14/eddis#author1">David Larbey</a> writes about EDDIS, one of eLib’s document delivery projects.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue14/eddis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue14 project update david larbey ansi bldsc iso niso university of east anglia university of stirling elib copyright data database document management higher education html infrastructure interoperability resource sharing search technology software z39.50 Thu, 19 Mar 1998 00:00:00 +0000 editor 464 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk What Do National Libraries Do in the Age of the Internet? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue13/main <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue13/main#author1">Maurice Line</a>, previously a Director General of the British library, ponders upon the questions faced by national libraries.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue13/main" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue13 feature article maurice line bldsc british library library of congress jisc information environment archives bibliographic control bibliographic data cataloguing national library preservation research resource sharing Mon, 19 Jan 1998 00:00:00 +0000 editor 436 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The NHS, the Internet and Libraries: The NHS Anglia and Oxford Internet Project http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/nhs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue9/nhs#author1">Judy Palmer</a> and <a href="/issue9/nhs#author2">Myles Chippendale</a> describe an initiative that is using the Internet to connect widely dispersed health libraries.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In the Higher Education sector, following the Follett Report <a href="#fn1">[1]</a>, there has been massive investment in developing and shaping the implementation of the electronic library through the Electronic Libraries Programme (eLib)<a href="#fn2">[2]</a>. Libraries in the NHS have not been so fortunate. Although health librarians are enthusiastic networkers, with no tradition of wide area networking, NHS libraries have had to operate as individual units, unable to communicate with each other apart from by post, telephone and fax.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/nhs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 feature article judy palmer myles chippendale nhs university of oxford elib archives database dissemination higher education research resource sharing software Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 311 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Public Libraries Corner: MODELS 5 Workshop Report and Futures http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/public-libraries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue9/public-libraries#author1">Sarah Ormes</a> gives a report on the recent MODELS 5 workshop and its outcomes.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>For a description of the MODELS programme and its aims see Rosemary Russell's article in Ariadne <a href="#fn1">[1]</a>. As Rosemary explains this was the final workshop in the MODELS programme and was entitled 'Managing Access to a Distributed Library Resource'. The workshop had a strong public library focus.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/public-libraries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 regular column sarah ormes british library cni jisc ukoln university of bath elib authentication bibliographic data dublin core framework higher education interoperability library management systems research resource discovery resource sharing Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 329 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Interface: Dr Isola Ajiferuke http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/interface <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue9/interface#author1">Sheona Farquhar</a> gains an insight into the problems of the information-poor.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/interface" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 regular column sheona farquhar robert gordon university infrastructure research resource sharing software standardisation windows Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 337 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Australian Co-operative Digitisation Project, 1840-45 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/digitisation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue8/digitisation#author1">Ross Coleman</a> describes a project which will create a unique research infrastructure in Australian studies through the digital conversion of Australian serials and fiction of the seminal period 1840-45.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Australian Cooperative Digitisation Project, 1840-45 <a href="#REF1">[1]</a> (ACDP) is a collaborative project between the University of Sydney Library, the State Library of New South Wales, the National Library of Australia and Monash University Library funded through a Australian Research Council (ARC) Research Infrastructure (Facilities and Equipment) Program grant.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/digitisation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue8 project update ross coleman cornell university library of congress monash university national library of australia university of oxford university of sydney university of virginia yale university elib archives ascii bibliographic data copyright data digital library digitisation gif infrastructure jstor multimedia national library ocr preservation repositories research resource sharing sgml software tei Wed, 19 Mar 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 283 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk European Libraries Programme http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/european-libraries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The European Libraries Programme - instant cash for libraries who can hitch a ride on the Euro gravy train? Or another limited budget R&amp;D programme for those content to live on bread and water? <a href="/issue5/european-libraries#author1">Rosalind Johnson</a> of the UK National Focal Point for the European Libraries Programme explains all.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The European Libraries Programme - more properly, the Telematics for Libraries Programme - was conceived in the early 1980s with noble aims. The wealth and diversity of Europe's information resources were seen as considerable, but it was clear that these resources were not readily available to European citizens.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/european-libraries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue5 project update rosalind johnson copyright dissemination framework information society mailbase research resource sharing Wed, 18 Sep 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 153 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk