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This page provides an overview of 1221 articles related to 'research', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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Research can be defined as the search for knowledge, or as any systematic investigation, with an open mind, to establish novel facts, usually using a scientific method. The primary purpose for basic research (as opposed to applied research) is discovering, interpreting, and the development of methods and systems for the advancement of human knowledge on a wide variety of scientific matters of our world and the universe. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Research)

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

  • Number of articles referring to 'research': 1215 (69.7% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'research' across all Ariadne articles: 9776
  • Average number of references to 'research' per Ariadne article: 8.05
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'research': 1996-01
  • Trending factor of 'research': 386 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'research':

  1. michael day (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. marie-therese gramstadt (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. michael a. fraser (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. john maccoll (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. marieke guy (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Title Article summary Date

ALA '98

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

September 1998, issue17, event report

UKOLUG

Jacqueline Chelin reports on the UKOLUG 20th birthday conference.

September 1998, issue17, event report

Information Ecosystems

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

September 1998, issue17, event report

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

September 1998, issue17, news and events

Hacking the Net

David Nicholas looks at the Internet phenomenon from the point of view of the Media.

July 1998, issue16, feature article

Supporting Learners at a Distance

Alan MacDougall on cost effective ways of widening access.

July 1998, issue16, feature article

SKIP: Skills for New Information Professionals

Penny Garrod reviews the Skills for new Information Professionals project

July 1998, issue16, project update

Down Your Way

Sarah Ormes visits a public library in Huyton, Liverpool, England.

July 1998, issue16, regular column

Metadata Corner

Michael Day reports from Tomar, Portugal, on the DELOS6 Workshop.

July 1998, issue16, regular column

Planet SOSIG

Phil Cross presents the first of an occasional series of articles looking at individual subsections within SOSIG. Phil has been the section editor for Environmental Sciences for the past year and gives a description of the types of resources users can expect to find in this rapidly expanding field.

July 1998, issue16, regular column

Public Libraries Corner

Sally Criddle reports on Resurrection: a new life for powerful public libraries.

July 1998, issue16, regular column

Search Engines Corner

Dave Beckett discusses the best of the search engine features.

July 1998, issue16, regular column

View from the Hill: Birkbeck

Ariadne interview with Philippa Dolphin at Birkbeck, about how IT issues are tackled there.

July 1998, issue16, regular column

Information Landscapes

Rosemary Russell, Sally Criddle and Sarah Ormes report on the UKOLN conference held in June 1998.

July 1998, issue16, event report

Electronic Access: Archives in the New Millennium

Michael Day reports from Kew on the Public Record Office view of the Brave New World of online archives.

July 1998, issue16, event report

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

July 1998, issue16, news and events

A National Co-ordinating Body for Digital Archiving?

David Haynes discusses one possible way forward for ensuring that potentially valued digital materials are preserved for future study and use.

May 1998, issue15, feature article

The Access Catalogue Gateway to Resources

Terry Hanson explores how libraries might develop effective ways of indicating their access arrangements to their users.

May 1998, issue15, feature article

Project Patron

Elizabeth Lyon and Jon Maslin describe this JISC eLib Programme project (Performing Arts Teaching Resources Online).

May 1998, issue15, feature article

ROUTES Project

Una O'Sullivan describes the Open University ROUTES project.

May 1998, issue15, feature article

Project Builder

Stephen Pinfield outlines the aims of Project Builder, a phase-3 eLib project.

May 1998, issue15, project update

TAPin

Kay Flatten outlines the aims of the TAPin project, which is now approaching the publication of its "Impact Study".

May 1998, issue15, project update

Down Your Way: Centre for Alternative Technology

Lyndon Pugh visits the Centre for Alternative Technology, somewhere in the UK.

May 1998, issue15, regular column

Interface

Derek Law talks to Lyndon Pugh about the print / electronic transition, networking, eLib and other matters.

May 1998, issue15, regular column

Minotaur

Gordon Brewer re-examines the "convergence of services" issue.

May 1998, issue15, regular column

Planet SOSIG

Lesly Huxley writes about a new Internet service for social scientists.

May 1998, issue15, regular column

Public Libraries Corner: Elvis Is Alive and Well and Selling Library Management Systems in Kansas City

Sarah Ormes reports from the American Public Library Association conference in Missouri.

May 1998, issue15, regular column

Web Focus: The 7th World Wide Web Conference

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

May 1998, issue15, regular column

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

May 1998, issue15, news and events

Print Editorial: Introduction to Issue 14

Lyndon Pugh presents the editorial from issue 14 of the print version.

March 1998, issue14, editorial

Information Services: A Mission and a Vision

Les Watson asks how we use technology in general as part of the learning process, in this extended version of the main article in the print version of Ariadne

March 1998, issue14, feature article

The People's Library

Lyndon Pugh discusses the latest noises from government over public library networking and life-long learning.

March 1998, issue14, feature article

An End User's View

Oliver de Peyer with his personal view of what it is like being on the other side of the the metaphorical electronic issue desk.

March 1998, issue14, feature article

Internet Resources for Older People

Internet resources for older people: Monica Blake describes some findings from the Internet and Older People Project, funded by The British Library Research and Innovation Centre Digital Library Research Programme.

March 1998, issue14, feature article

Electronic Resource Creation and Management at Scottish Universities

Dennis Nicholson and Martin Smith describe the Catriona II project.

March 1998, issue14, project update

Superjournal Update

Christine Baldwin describes work so far on the Superjournal project which set out to study factors which make e-journals successful and useful to academia.

March 1998, issue14, project update

So What Is So Exciting about LAMDA?

Frederick Friend explains about electronic document delivery in London and Manchester.

March 1998, issue14, project update

Copyright Corner

Charles Oppenheim answers your copyright queries.

March 1998, issue14, regular column

Down Your Way: Cyberworld Croydon

Lyndon Pugh took a trip to the cyberworld of Croydon, to see 'what was going down'.

March 1998, issue14, regular column

Metadata Corner: CrossROADS and Interoperability

Michael Day, Rachel Heery and Andy Powell report on work in progress on enhancements to the ROADS software.

March 1998, issue14, regular column

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