Overview of content related to 'research' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/15595/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=&issue=issue9 RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en The Librarian of Babel: The Key to the Stacks http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/babel <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Librarian, ably assisted by <a href="/issue9/babel#author1">Mike Holderness</a>, considers one of the obstacles to the unhindered dissemination of human knowledge, and makes a modest proposal.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Good morning, and welcome to the Library of Babel. Many of you will have heard of this great institution of learning only through the melancholy brochure produced for us by Jorge Luis Borges <a name="note1"></a><a href="#ref1">[1]</a> in 1941. As, however, you will discover in the course of our tours, it is in the nature of this Library that the more closely one searches for the details of its foundation, the more complication one finds.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/babel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 feature article mike holderness harvard university microsoft browser cataloguing copyright dissemination passwords portfolio research search technology web browser Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 307 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk MIDRIB: Beyond Clip Art for Medicine http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/midrib-launch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue9/midrib-launch#author1">Betsy Anagnostelis</a> and <a href="/issue9/midrib-launch#author2">Sue Welsh</a> describe the recent launch of the MIDRIB (Medical Images Digitised Reference Information Bank) project, and describe the medical image resource the project will create.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>A picture paints a thousand words, and in the field of medicine, images are essential. The recent launch of MIDRIB (Medical Images Digitised Reference Information Bank) <a href="#fn1">[1]</a> , and the announcement of the Visible Human Dataset UK Mirror, have demonstrated JISC's <a href="#fn2">[2]</a> determination to provide high quality content in this area for the UK higher education and research community.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/midrib-launch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 feature article betsy anagnostelis sue welsh ilrt jisc loughborough university newcastle university nhs university of bristol elib midrib mrc sosig cataloguing cd-rom copyright data data set database digitisation dublin core framework graphics higher education interoperability licence medical subject headings metadata multimedia national library privacy research search technology shared resource thesaurus z39.50 Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 308 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Never Mind the Quality, Check the Badge-Width! http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/quality-ratings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue9/quality-ratings#author1">Alison McNab</a>, <a href="/issue9/quality-ratings#author2">Betsy Anagnostelis</a> and <a href="/issue9/quality-ratings#author3">Alison Cooke</a> compare and contrast the methods used to identify and indicate which Internet-based resources are of high "quality".</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>How does the World Health Organization rate compared to Medical Students for Choice (a reproductive health rights group)? How do the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention score across a range of review services? As commentators begin to question the value of much of the information currently available on the Internet, how helpful are stars, badges or seals of approval (SOAPs) in identifying quality resources? Is a "Cool site of the moment", an accolade that literally changes every moment, of any real use?</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/quality-ratings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 feature article alison cooke alison mcnab betsy anagnostelis loughborough university microsoft university of wales eevl elib omni project sosig cataloguing database html internet explorer metadata pics research search technology soap standards Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 309 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 The Australian Museums on Line Project http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/museums <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue9/museums#author1">Louise Douglas</a> and <a href="/issue9/museums#author2">Stephen Hall</a> describe the Australian Museums On Line (AMOL) project, which aims to dramatically increase access to the cultural resources of Australian museums via the Internet by 2001 through the AMOL World Wide Web site.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/museums" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 project update louise douglas stephen hall university of melbourne data data set database research search technology software video Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 319 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Indian Ocean Rim Region Virtual Library Project http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/ocean-rim <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue9/ocean-rim#author1">Susan Lutley</a> describes a prototype virtual library, built as part of a co-operative venture focusing on broad issues in Social Development within the Indian Ocean Rim Region.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/ocean-rim" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 project update susan lutley rim project adobe copyright data database dissemination gif graphics html infrastructure internet explorer research search technology software standards Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 321 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Metadata, PICS and Quality http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/pics <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue9/pics#author1">Chris Armstrong</a> looks at the possibility of a PICS application acting as a quality filter.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/pics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 tooled up chris armstrong ieee library association microsoft university of wales w3c eevl sosig bibliographic data cataloguing cd-rom data database dublin core framework graphics infrastructure intellectual property internet explorer metadata named entity recognition pics research resource description search technology software standards subject gateway vocabularies web resources web standards Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 323 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Extending Metadata for Digital Preservation http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/metadata <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue9/metadata#author1">Michael Day</a> suggests how the concept of metadata could be extended to provide information in the specific field of digital preservation.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Metadata_for_resource_discovery_and_access">Metadata for resource discovery and access</h3> <p>When the library and information community discuss metadata, the most common analogy given is the library catalogue record. Priscilla Caplan, for example, has defined metadata as a neutral term for cataloguing without the "excess baggage" of the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules or the MARC formats <a href="#fn1">[1]</a>. The most well-known metadata initiative, the Dubin Core Metadata Element Set, has the specific aim of supporting resource discovery in a network environment.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/metadata" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 tooled up michael day british library d-lib magazine ncsa oclc ukoln university of bath university of cambridge university of pittsburgh elib niss sosig archives authentication bibliographic data cataloguing data digital library digital preservation dublin core ftp gopher identifier information retrieval interoperability marc metadata preservation preservation metadata provenance research resource discovery search technology software standards Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 324 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Planet SOSIG: A New Internet Role for Europe's Librarians http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/planet-sosig <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue9/planet-sosig#author1">Emma Worsfold</a> describes the role and purpose of SOSIG, and launches a scheme where European Librarians can participate in adding relevant, quality content to this Social Science Gateway.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/planet-sosig" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 regular column emma worsfold national library of the netherlands elib sosig browser cataloguing database hypertext information retrieval infrastructure national library research search technology software subject gateway url Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 328 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 OMNI-Corner: Read All about It http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/omni-corner <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>OMNI's <a href="/issue9/omni-corner#author1">Sue Welsh</a> looks at the sites which keep you up to date in health and medicine.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/omni-corner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 regular column sue welsh elib mrc archives research search technology web resources web services Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 332 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Wire: Interview Via Email With Jon Knight and Martin Hamilton http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/wire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In this interview we question Knight and <a href="/issue9/wire#author2">Martin Hamilton</a> and present their replies.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/wire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 regular column jon knight martin hamilton loughborough university ncsa oclc talis acorn elib sosig archives browser cache cataloguing cd-rom data database ftp gopher graphics html internet explorer java javascript latex linux metadata opac perl research resource discovery search technology sgml software standards url web browser windows Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 333 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk View from the Hill: Anne Dixon http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/view-hill <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue9/view-hill#author2">Amy Tucker</a> peers into the future of Physics journal publishing with <a href="/issue9/view-hill#author1">Anne Dixon</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/view-hill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 regular column amy tucker anne dixon elsevier hefce institute of physics aggregation archives content provider dirac higher education licence research software Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 335 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Around the Table: Social Sciences http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/around-table <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue9/around-table#author1">Debra Hiom</a> from SOSIG takes us on a guided tour of major Internet-based Social Science resources.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/around-table" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 regular column debra hiom australian national university council of european social science data archives edina university of essex university of southampton elib sosig archives bibliographic data cataloguing data data set database ftp mailbase research search technology web resources Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 336 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 2nd International Symposium on Networked Learner Support http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/netlinks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue9/netlinks#author1">Sarah Ashton</a> introduces the forthcoming 2nd International Symposium on Networked Learner Support, to be held in Sheffield on 23-24 June 1997.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/netlinks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 event report sarah ashton university of sheffield elib higher education research Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 339 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Elvira 4: May 1997, Milton Keynes http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/elvira <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue9/elvira#author1">Ian Bloor</a> reports on the recently held Elvira (Electronic Library and Visual Information Research) event.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>As regular readers of 'Ariadne' will know, the fourth annual ELVIRA conference has just taken place at Milton Keynes. The following article is based on my general impressions of the event. A more detailed and complete account can be found in the collected papers, which have been published by Aslib <a href="#fn1">[1]</a> . The 'extended abstracts' originally submitted for review are online at the ELVIRA Web site <a href="#fn2">[2]</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/elvira" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 event report ian bloor de montfort university edinburgh napier university griffith university london school of economics loughborough university ukoln university of bath university of bristol university of kent university of leeds university of stirling university of the west of england elib algorithm cache cataloguing copyright data database framework higher education hypertext identifier infrastructure licence multimedia ocr opac privacy research search technology software video windows Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 340 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The Eighth ACM International Hypertext Conference http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/hypertext <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue9/hypertext#author1">Nick Gibbins</a> reports from the Hypertext Conference held in Southampton in April 1997</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/hypertext" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 event report nick gibbins liverpool john moores university university of edinburgh elib hypertext infrastructure research video web development Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 341 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk