Overview of content related to 'data' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/15/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=&issue=issue26 RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Editorial Introduction to Issue 26: New Landscapes http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/editorial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/editorial#author1">Philip Hunter</a> introduces Ariadne issue 26 with remarks about the new Director of the UKOLN, the eLib Programme, and the DNER.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Ariadne issue 26. In this issue Ariadne welcomes the new Director of UKOLN, Dr Elizabeth Lyon. Previously, Liz Lyon was Head of Research &amp; Learning Support Systems in Information Services at the University of Surrey, where she was founding Director of the Centre for Learning Developments (CLD) and was also responsible for Library IT systems, audio-visual services and administration. CLD comprised four Units promoting and supporting new Learning Technologies, Skills Developments and Applied Research &amp; Development.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/editorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 editorial philip hunter amazon british library goldsmiths college jisc microsoft ukoln university of bath university of glasgow university of surrey agora dner elib accessibility copyright data database digital library framework higher education multimedia research rslp standards url Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 743 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk After eLib http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/chris <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/chris#author1">Chris Rusbridge</a>, the former Director of the UK Electronic Libraries Programme, with an assessment of its achievements and legacy.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Philip Hunter asked for an assessment of the achievements and legacy of the eLib Programme 5 years on. It is a strange experience trying to summarise a huge enterprise, covering more than 5 years involving hundreds of people, and costing in excess of £20M, in a couple of thousand words. I immediately abandoned any thought of comprehensiveness, any formalised evaluation, or even any serious attempt at history.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/chris" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 feature article chris rusbridge british library d-lib magazine edina hefce jisc jisc collections ordnance survey university of glasgow digimap dner elib heron nesli archives bath profile cataloguing copyright data data set digital library digital preservation digitisation dissemination dublin core higher education interoperability jstor licence multimedia open archives initiative preservation research resource discovery rslp software standards url z39.50 Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 744 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Travelling at the Speed of Discovery: The MALIBU Project's Most Valuable Lessons http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/malibu <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/malibu#author1">Valeda Dent</a> with a newcomer's perspective on the MALIBU project.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The MALIBU Project has as its main goal to develop examples of hybrid libraries, focusing specifically on the humanities, at each of three major partner institutions (King’s College London, University of Oxford and University of Southampton). The research and outcomes of the project have reinforced generally held ideas about issues such as what users want, and how they go about obtaining what they want. However, it has also highlighted some important distinctions about the process of providing hybrid services to the user and the impact on the hybrid library.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/malibu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 feature article valeda dent kings college london university of oxford university of southampton elib archives cataloguing data digital archive digital library dissemination framework interoperability knowledge base multimedia research search technology standards url vocabularies web resources z39.50 Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 745 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Building on BUILDER http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/builder <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/builder#author1">Ian Upton</a> explores the achievements of this Windows NT server based project.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Developing_the_Builder_Products:_Infrastructure">Developing the Builder Products:&nbsp;Infrastructure</h3> <p>The project plan detailed a number of different products, or technology demonstrators, that BUILDER would develop as part of its researches into an 'institutional hybrid library'. Initially each of these products was seen as a separate development having a unique set of needs and technological problems to solve. This view soon changed! As we started to look at implementation common strands started to appear.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/builder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 feature article ian upton microsoft talis university of birmingham university of oxford adobe authentication cataloguing data data management data set database free software infrastructure java library management systems linux metadata operating system perl python search technology software sql sql server url web app windows Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 746 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk AGORA: The Hybrid Library from a User's Perspective http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/case-studies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/case-studies#author1">Bridget Robinson</a> and <a href="/issue26/case-studies#author2">David Palmer</a> look at the Agora user studies.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Agora is one of the five Hybrid Library Projects that began in January 1998, forming part of phase 3 of the elib programme investigating issues surrounding the integration of digital and traditional library resources. It is a consortium-based project, led by the University of East Anglia; partners are UKOLN [1], Fretwell Downing Informatics and CERLIM (the Centre for Research in Library and Information Management). The project also works with several associate groups: libraries, service providers and systems developers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/case-studies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 feature article bridget robinson david palmer amazon bath spa university cerlim d-lib magazine heriot-watt university jisc ukoln university of bath university of east anglia university of hull agora dner elib bibliographic data cataloguing collection description data database dtd library management systems metadata repositories research resource discovery rslp schema search technology software thesaurus url xml z39.50 Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 747 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The Distributed National Electronic Resource and the Hybrid Library http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/dner <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/dner#author1">Stephen Pinfield</a> and <a href="/issue26/dner#author2">Lorcan Dempsey</a> with an overview of the DNER.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>What is the relationship between the hybrid library and the DNER (the Distributed National Electronic Resource)? This paper discusses that question and suggests a number of ways in which DNER strategy and thinking can be informed by hybrid library developments. ‘Suggests’ is the word, since there is currently an investigation underway that is dealing with this question which is still to report. This is being coordinated by Stephen Pinfield, one of the authors of this article.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/dner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 feature article lorcan dempsey stephen pinfield becta jisc national science foundation oclc ukoln university of birmingham university of nottingham agora archives hub dner eevl elib jisc information environment sosig archives authentication bibliographic data collection description collection development copac data data set database digital library digital preservation framework further education geospatial data gis higher education infrastructure ldap library management systems open archives initiative personalisation preservation research resource discovery search technology semantic web sfx standards url web resources z39.50 Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 748 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Clumps Come Up Trumps http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/clumps26 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/clumps26#author1">Helena Gillis</a>, <a href="/issue26/clumps26#author2">Verity Brack</a>, <a href="/issue26/clumps26#author3">John Gilby</a> and <a href="/issue26/clumps26#author4">Marian Hogg</a> review the four eLib CLUMP projects now at the end of their funding periods.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This article is an end of project review of the Large Scale Resource Discovery strand of the eLib Phase 3 Programme. Four ‘clump’ [1] projects were funded, CAIRNS, M25 Link, and RIDING are regionally based, and Music Libraries Online (MLO) is subject based.</p> <p>One question that this article aims to answer is ‘Have the clumps projects been a success?’ The following sections highlight some of the many issues that the four projects have looked at and the progress that has been made.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/clumps26" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 feature article helena gillis john gilby marian hogg verity brack ahds bldsc british library iso jisc library of congress london school of economics talis university of glasgow university of sheffield agora dner elib jafer aacr2 authentication bath profile bibliographic data bibliographic record browser cataloguing collection description copyright data data set database higher education identifier information retrieval interoperability marc marc21 metadata opac perl php research resource discovery rslp schema search technology software sql standards thesaurus url video vocabularies web browser z39.50 Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 749 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk E-Commerce in Higher Education: Can We Afford to Do Nothing? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/e-commerce <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/e-commerce#author1">Andrew Aird</a> on the impact of e-commerce on the non-commercial sector.</p> </div> </div> </div> <!--<h1 id="Internet2_Planning_Mtg_20000508">Internet2 Planning Mtg 20000508</h1> --><!--<h1 id="Internet2_Planning_Mtg_20000508-1">Internet2 Planning Mtg 20000508</h1> --><p><!--<UL><LI><A HREF="#Heading1">1 Introduction</a> </li><LI><A HREF="#Heading2">2 Description</a> <UL> <LI><A HREF="#Heading3">2.1 Overview</a> </li><LI><A HREF="#Heading4">2.2 Knowledge Management Processes</a> </li> <LI><A HREF="#Heading5">2.3 People to People - Knowledge Space (kSpace)</a> <UL><LI ><A HREF="#Heading6">2.3.1 Synchronous / Session based communication</a> </li><LI><A HREF="#Heading7">2.3.2 Asynchronous / Thread based communication</a> </li></ul></li> <LI><A HREF="#Heading8">2.4 People to Content - Knowledge Base (kBase)</a> <UL>&lt;</ul></li></ul></li></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/e-commerce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 feature article andrew aird amazon goldsmiths college hefce ukoln university of bath university of london verisign authentication browser data database higher education html mac os php portal privacy software standards url video web development Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 750 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Continuity and Collaboration: The Online Bach Bibliography http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/bach <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/bach#author1">Yo Tomita</a> introduces the single most important online resource for the study of the composer J.S. Bach.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>For the majority of musicologists, bibliography is not their main subject of research, but a tool for research, an essential tool to gain quick access to the information with which to pursue their own subject of interest. Bibliography concerns everyone; it is crucially important that we find successfully the most relevant literatures at the earliest possible opportunity, and that we do not miss out any significant research works carried out by other scholars in the field, so that we can get on confidently with the work of our main research interest.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/bach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 feature article yo tomita harvard university oclc university of glasgow accessibility bibliographic data cd-rom data database information retrieval research search technology url usability Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 752 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Understanding the Searching Process for Visually Impaired Users of the Web (NoVA) http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/craven <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/craven#author1">Jenny Craven</a> gives an overview of the Resource funded NoVA project (Non-visual access to the digital library).</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Background_to_the_NoVA_project">Background to the NoVA project</h3> <p>It is recognised that in order to participate fully in today’s society it is vital that citizens are not excluded for any reason, whether by virtue of birth, belief, aptitude or circumstance. Exclusion takes many forms and must be countered in many different ways.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/craven" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 feature article jenny craven british library cerlim manchester metropolitan university rnib university of manchester w3c web accessibility initiative accessibility cataloguing data digital library framework graphics higher education hypertext national library research search technology software url Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 753 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Exam Papers Online http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/exam-papers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/exam-papers#author1">Sally Rumsey</a> on an innovative system for providing electronic access to examination papers.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The George Edwards Library at the University of Surrey is close to completing a project for providing on-line access to the University’s exam papers for members of the University. Although other institutions are already providing electronic access to their exam papers, the system designed for use at Surrey is believed to be innovative in a number of ways.</p> <p>The overall achievements are:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/exam-papers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 feature article sally rumsey jisc university of surrey adobe copyright data dissemination dublin core ftp identifier internet explorer interoperability java metadata research schema standardisation standards url xml xml schema Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 754 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Planet SOSIG: Keeping Social Scientists Connected http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/planet-sosig <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/planet-sosig#author1">Debra Hiom</a> and <a href="/issue26/planet-sosig#author2">Emma Place</a> discuss work to keep social scientists connected.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Grapevine is the 'people oriented' side of SOSIG, offering the social science community a place to look at and publicise information about events, career development opportunities and professional colleagues. Grapevine began life in 1998 as an ESRC funded pilot project and was brought under the auspices of SOSIG in February 2000 with the launch of the new interface and associated services of the gateway.</p> <p>You can use Grapevine to find:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/planet-sosig" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 regular column debra hiom emma place ilrt oxford university press uk data archive university of bristol university of oxford sosig archives data data set database passwords research rss search technology software url Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 755 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk BIOME News http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/biome <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/biome#author1">Paula Manning</a> with a brief report on the official launch of BIOME at the Royal Society on the 2nd of November 2000.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="BIOME_and_Bananas">BIOME and Bananas</h3> <p>We were delighted that, despite terrible weather and transport conditions, many people attended the official launch of the BIOME Service at The Royal Society on 2nd November. Some interesting facts were presented at the launch. In addition to an introduction to our new Service, <a href="http://biome.ac.uk/">http://biome.ac.uk/</a> by Karen Stanton, Director of Information Services at Nottingham University, delegates were informed that not only were they 98 percent related to chimps, but that their genes show 60 percent similarity to bananas!</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/biome" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 event report paula manning jisc dner data dissemination higher education research resource discovery url Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 757 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Metadata: Preservation 2000 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/metadata <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/metadata#author1">Michael Day</a> reports on the Digital Preservation conference held in York in December 2000.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Cedars conference, "Preservation 2000: an International Conference on the Preservation and Long Term Accessibility of Digital Materials," was held at the Viking Moat House Hotel in York on 7-8 December 2000. There were over 150 participants, about one half from outside the UK. As a prelude to the conference proper, a one-day workshop entitled "Information Infrastructures for Digital Preservation" was held at the same venue on the 6 December. This workshop mostly concerned preservation metadata and attracted over 70 participants.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/metadata" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 event report michael day bbc bnf british library cornell university digital preservation coalition harvard university jisc national library of australia national library of the netherlands oais oclc stanford university ukoln university of bath university of cambridge university of glasgow university of london dner elib accessibility archives cache data data model database dcmes digital archive digital library digital preservation digital repositories digitisation dublin core framework identifier intellectual property interoperability licence metadata national library preservation preservation metadata prism provenance repositories research schema software standardisation ulcc url vocabularies xml Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 758 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Public Libraries: Managing the Virtual Branch http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/pub-libs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/pub-libs#author1">Sarah Ormes</a> reports on the recent Public Libraries Web Managers Workshop held in the University of Bath.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Public Library Web Managers workshop is a relatively new event for UKOLN. Held for the first time in 1999 [<a href="http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/public/present/msc2000/ebooks-msc/intro.htm#1">1</a>] it aims to provide an annual opportunity for public library web managers to share their expertise, learn from each other's experiences and keep abreast of the latest Web technology developments. The emphasis of the event is always on the practical aspects of developing and managing a public library web site.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/pub-libs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 event report sarah ormes ilrt ukoln university of bath university of london accessibility data database html infrastructure java javascript metadata mobile national library perl search technology software url web services wireless application profile Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 759 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: WebWatching eLib Project Web Sites http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> is WebWatching the eLib Project Sites.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This issue of Ariadne has the theme of eLib Projects. It is therefore timely for the regular WebWatch column to survey eLib project Web sites.</p> <p>The aim of the survey is to use a number of Web-based tools to provide information on the entry points for eLib project Web sites and the Web sites themselves. The findings may be of interest to the eLib projects themselves and users of eLib projects. Perhaps more importantly, the findings may be of interest to new JISC-funded programmes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 tooled up brian kelly alt google jisc microsoft ukoln university of bath acorn agora cain digimap eevl elib heron ihr-info midrib seren sosig accessibility apache browser data digital preservation digitisation dissemination dtd flash html linux operating system preservation research resource discovery search technology software solaris url web services windows xhtml Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 761 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk NT Explorer http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/nt-explorer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/nt-explorer#author1">Brett Burridge</a> Looks at Microsoft's Site Server 3.0 Commerce Edition.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Microsoft were late to realise the potential of the Internet, so many of their Internet products came about through the acquisition of other companies. In order to advance Windows NT Server as a viable platform for e-commerce, in 1996 Microsoft acquired e-Shop Inc., a small company specialising in e-commerce software. e-Shop's software was integrated into Microsoft Merchant Server 1.0, which subsequently evolved into Microsoft Commerce Server 2.0. Version 3.0 was released in early 1998, and added support for Internet Information Server (IIS) 4.0 and Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS).</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/nt-explorer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 tooled up brett burridge amazon microsoft oracle university of essex university of sussex browser cataloguing content management cookie data data mining database e-business graphics java perl personalisation research search technology software sql sql server standards url web resources windows Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 762 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The Future Is Hybrid: London http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/kate-robinson <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/kate-robinson#author1">Kate Robinson</a> reports on 'The Future is Hybrid' project day at the British Library in London.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This workshop had a very full programme and made an early start. The day began with an enthusiastic welcome to the British Library by Lynne Brindley, who spoke about whether in hindsight the British Library could have been re-designed as a building, or as a digital resource. She went on to describe the value of the physical presence of a building and its role as a showcase for the importance of libraries. The new British Library has a symbolic role, giving libraries a dominant profile.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/kate-robinson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 event report kate robinson british library university of bath agora dner elib jisc information environment accessibility copyright data digital preservation framework identifier intellectual property managed learning environment portal preservation research url usability web resources Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 763 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk