Overview of content related to 'url' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/15264/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=paul%20miller&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Towards a Typology for Portals http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/miller <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/miller#author1">Paul Miller</a> looks at some of the services we call portals, and argues for better words to describe them.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Regular readers of <em>Ariadne</em> and related publications possibly feel more than a little overwhelmed by the current deluge of portal-related literature; a deluge for which my colleagues and I on the <a href="http://www.fair-portal.hull.ac.uk/">PORTAL</a> Project [<a href="#1">1</a>] must of course accept some responsibility.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/miller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 feature article paul miller british museum jisc oai ukoln university of hull university of oxford jisc information environment aggregation archives browser cataloguing graphics higher education html internet explorer interoperability metadata network service personalisation portal rdf research resource discovery rss search technology soap standards uddi url web browser web portal xhtml z39.50 Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 992 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Syndicated Content: It's More Than Just Some File Formats? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/miller <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue35/miller#author1">Paul Miller</a> takes a look at issues arising from the current enthusiasm for syndicating content to portals or other web sites, and offers some guidelines for good practice.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>There is, unsurprisingly, an increasing recognition that digital resources of all kinds are eminently suitable to repurposing and reuse. The Iconex Project [<a href="#1">1</a>], for example, was funded under JISC's 5/99 Programme to look at the creation, storage and dissemination of reusable learning objects.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/miller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue35 feature article paul miller ahds bbc cetis iso jisc oai ukoln university of hull university of liverpool eevl elib iconex jisc information environment patois sosig zetoc aggregation archives bath profile cataloguing content provider copac data database dissemination dublin core dublin core metadata initiative framework higher education html infrastructure interoperability intranet javascript learning objects metadata open archives initiative personalisation portal rdf research resource description resource discovery rss uportal url xml z39.50 Tue, 29 Apr 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 942 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Portals, Portals Everywhere http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/portals <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue33/portals#author1">Ian Dolphin</a>, <a href="/issue33/portals#author2">Paul Miller</a> and <a href="/issue33/portals#author3">Robert Sherratt</a> report on two conferences over the summer which explored the progress being made in deploying institutional portals of various forms.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Judging by the number of articles written and conferences organised around them, portals are undoubtedly a hot topic in higher education, and seem likely to remain so for some time to come.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/portals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue33 event report ian dolphin paul miller robert sherratt andrew w mellon foundation bbc blackboard cornell university de montfort university google ibm jisc oai oasis princeton university sun microsystems ukoln university of bath university of bristol university of hull university of nottingham university of washington jisc information environment aggregation browser content management data database digital library e-learning framework further education graphics higher education html infrastructure internet explorer interoperability intranet java javascript network service oai-pmh opac open source personalisation portal programming language research resource discovery rss search technology software standards uportal url vle web browser web development web services webct wsrp xhtml xml z39.50 Wed, 09 Oct 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 919 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Learning Objects and the Information Environment http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/iconex <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue32/iconex#author1">Ian Dolphin</a> and <a href="/issue32/iconex#author2">Paul Miller</a> discuss the place of Learning Objects in the wider environment of learning.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Iconex project [<a href="#1">1</a>] at the University of Hull was funded under the JISC's 5/99 Programme to demonstrate the value of small, portable, pieces of digital content in assisting student learning. The project is creating a repository of exemplar interactive Learning Objects, many of which are already available for use and reuse. This repository is intended to stimulate cross-fertilisation between disciplines to develop generic views of types of interaction, and to encourage the reuse of Learning Objects.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/iconex" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue32 feature article ian dolphin paul miller ieee ims jisc open knowledge initiative ukoln university of hull iconex jisc information environment accessibility api cd-rom data flash framework further education interoperability learning objects multimedia portal repositories software standards url usability vle xml Sun, 07 Jul 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 886 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The Concept of the Portal http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/portal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue30/portal#author1">Paul Miller</a> gives his personal view of the portal and its varieties, both in the wild and on the drawing board.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/portal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue30 feature article paul miller jisc microsoft open knowledge initiative ukoln dner database html interoperability java javascript managed learning environment network service open source personalisation portal resource discovery search technology software uportal url Fri, 25 Jan 2002 00:00:00 +0000 editor 850 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Architects of the Information Age http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/miller <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue29/miller#author1">Paul Miller</a> reports on a recent UKOLN-organised event at the Office of the e-Envoy, and explores the need for an architecture to scope what we build online.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In July of this year, Interoperability Focus [<a href="#1">1</a>] organised a meeting at the Office of the e–Envoy [<a href="#2">2</a>], the Cabinet Office unit responsible for driving forward the UK's e–Government initiatives.</p> <p>Across an increasing number of initiatives and programmes, there is a growing recognition of the need for common 'architectures' within which truly useful applications and services may be constructed.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/miller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue29 feature article paul miller british library jisc mimas ordnance survey ukoln dner zetoc archives authentication cataloguing collection description data data model database dcmi digital object identifier digitisation doi dublin core dublin core metadata initiative e-government framework gif higher education identifier information architecture infrastructure interoperability metadata personalisation portal preservation research resource discovery search technology semantic web software standards thesaurus uri url video vocabularies xml Tue, 02 Oct 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 819 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Metadata (2): Towards Consensus on Educational Metadata http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue27/meg <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue27/meg#author1">Paul Miller</a> describes the work of the UK's new cross-sectoral Metadata for Education Group (MEG) and calls for widespread support of their first deliverable: the MEG Concord.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>As Pete Johnston illustrates elsewhere in this issue [<a href="#1">1</a>], e-Learning is big business, and likely to get bigger. Figures quoted in the recent report to the US Congress from the Web Based Education Commission [<a href="#2">2</a>], for example, place the current value of US-based 'formal' education at all levels at $2.5 Billion, and estimates growth to nearly $14 Billion by 2003. In the corporate sector, the figures are even more impressive, estimated at $1.1 Billion currently, and $11.4 Billion by 2003.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue27/meg" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue27 regular column paul miller ieee ims jisc ukoln university of hull dner aggregation application profile cataloguing digitisation dissemination dublin core dublin core metadata initiative e-learning framework ieee lom interoperability lom metadata portal standards url Fri, 23 Mar 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 781 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Metadata: Towards the Intelligent Museum http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/cimi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue25/cimi#author1">Paul Miller</a> and <a href="/issue25/cimi#author2">Alice Grant</a> explore CIMI: the collections standards organization which JISC has just joined.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Like libraries, museums face the daunting task of preserving our cultural heritage, whilst also striving with the often conflicting need to make that cultural heritage available to us today.</p> <p>Perhaps differently from libraries, <em>interpretation</em> plays an important part in the work of museums, where exhibitions are often designed around the telling of one or more stories about the past in order to place objects within their historical context.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/cimi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue25 regular column alice grant paul miller ahds jisc ukoln university of cambridge university of hull dner archives bath profile cataloguing data database dissemination dtd dublin core interoperability metadata mobile multimedia repositories search technology sgml standards url web development wireless application profile xml z39.50 Sat, 23 Sep 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 735 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Interoperability: What Is It and Why Should I Want It? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/interoperability <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue24/interoperability#author1">Paul Miller</a> explains what interoperability is and why you should want it.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Together with terms like "metadata" and "joined-up thinking", this word is increasingly being used within the information management discourse across all of our memory institutions. Its meaning, though, remains somewhat ambiguous, as do many of the benefits of "being interoperable". This paper is an attempt, written from the doubtless biased perspective of someone with the word in their job title, to explain some of what interoperability means, and to begin stating the case for more active efforts towards being truly interoperable across a range of services.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/interoperability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue24 feature article paul miller jisc microsoft ordnance survey ukoln university of hull university of oxford dner elib archives bath profile cataloguing data dissemination dublin core dublin core metadata initiative e-government foi framework geospatial data gis ict identifier intellectual property interoperability intranet mailbase metadata portal repositories research resource discovery search technology software thesaurus url video vocabularies z39.50 Thu, 22 Jun 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 699 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Metadata: I Am a Name and a Number http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/metadata <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue24/metadata#author1">Paul Miller</a> on Digital Object Identifiers.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>People, places, and things are identified in any number of different ways.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/metadata" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue24 regular column paul miller amazon bbc cnri d-lib magazine ifla jisc ukoln university of hull aardvark dner bibliographic data browser cataloguing database digital object identifier doi frbr handle system identifier intellectual property interoperability metadata mobile mobile phone persistent identifier portal research rfc solaris standards uri url web browser windows Thu, 22 Jun 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 712 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk I Say What I Mean, but Do I Mean What I Say? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/metadata <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue23/metadata#author1">Paul Miller</a> reports on the latest MODELS workshop, and looks at the need for controlled terminologies and thesauri.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/metadata" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 feature article paul miller british library british museum iso jisc niso oclc ukoln university of bath university of hull university of strathclyde dner elib niss patois archives browser controlled vocabularies data database dewey decimal digital library e-government framework higher education iconclass interoperability metadata research resource description rslp schema search technology standards taxonomy thesaurus udc url vocabularies z39.50 Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 680 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Developing the Bath Profile http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/at-the-event/bath-profile.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue21/at-the-event/bath-profile.html#author1">Paul Miller</a> with details of the "Bath Profile" - a Z39.50 specification for Library Applications and Resource Discovery.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="The_Bath_Profile:_An_International_Z39.50_Specification_for_Library_Applications_and_Resource_Discovery">The Bath Profile: An International Z39.50 Specification for Library Applications and Resource Discovery</h2> <p>A meeting [<a href="#1">1</a>] was held in Bath from 15-17 August in order to progress work on the evolving international Z39.50 Profile to improve semantic interoperability when searching across diverse systems. For further information on Z39.50, see a separate article in this issue of <em>Ariadne</em> [<a href="#2">2</a>]</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/at-the-event/bath-profile.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue21 event report paul miller iso jisc ukoln university of hull bath profile bibliographic data database higher education interoperability resource discovery search technology software url z39.50 zip Wed, 22 Sep 1999 23:00:00 +0000 editor 647 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Dublin Comes to Europe http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue14/dublin <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue14/dublin#author1">Paul Miller</a> discusses issues raised at a recent European Commission meeting on metadata for resource discovery.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In writing for Ariadne, I have had occasion to report on a number of personal 'firsts', including my first trip to the southern hemisphere and my first taste of Finnish tar-flavoured ice cream. The meeting reported here proved no exception, with my first flight in an aeroplane sans jet engine, and my first time snowed in at an airport. Writing for Ariadne is, as you can see, a never-ending round of thrills and spills!</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue14/dublin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue14 feature article paul miller ahds library of congress ukoln accessibility controlled vocabularies data database dublin core marc metadata resource discovery url vocabularies z39.50 Thu, 19 Mar 1998 00:00:00 +0000 editor 459 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Down Under With the Dublin Core http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/canberra-metadata <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue8/canberra-metadata#author1">Paul Miller</a> and <a href="/issue8/canberra-metadata#author2">Tony Gill</a> offer a view of the recent Dublin Core metadata workshop in the Australian capital, Canberra.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Continuing a long and glorious tradition, the 4th Dublin Core Workshop <a href="#fn1">[1]</a> last month went to a really nice country and picked one of the least lively settlements in which to meet. Admittedly, in the company of such as Dublin (Ohio, USA, rather than the somewhat more picturesque capital of Eire) and Coventry, Canberra did rather manage to shine.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/canberra-metadata" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue8 event report paul miller tony gill ahds apple distributed systems technology centre national library of australia ncsa oclc ukoln university of kent university of sydney w3c elib cataloguing data dtd dublin core html hypertext identifier lcsh marc metadata national library opera pics resource description resource discovery rfc standards url Wed, 19 Mar 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 297 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Metadata for the Masses http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/metadata-masses <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue5/metadata-masses#author1">Paul Miller</a> describes Dublin Core and several ideas for how it can be implemented.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><b>Metadata</b>. The word is increasingly to be found bandied about amongst the Web <i>cognoscenti</i>, but what exactly is it, and is it something that can be of value to you and your work? This article aims to explore some of the issues involved in metadata and then, concentrating specifically upon the Dublin Core, move on to show in a non-technical fashion how metadata may be used by anyone to make their material more accessible. A <a href="#refs">collection of references</a> at the end of the article provides pointers to some of the current work in this field.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/metadata-masses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue5 tooled up paul miller ahds british library d-lib magazine ifla iso library of congress ncsa newcastle university oclc ordnance survey ukoln university of york w3c elib accessibility bibliographic data browser cataloguing content negotiation data data set database dtd dublin core file format framework geospatial data gif gis html hypertext identifier infrastructure internet explorer marc metadata research resource description resource discovery schema search technology software standardisation standards tei url web browser Wed, 18 Sep 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 163 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk