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This page provides an overview of 1213 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': 1213 (69.7% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'research' across all Ariadne articles: 9739
  • Average number of references to 'research' per Ariadne article: 8.03
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'research': 1996-01
  • Trending factor of 'research': 3605.1 (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

Dearing, IT and Information Services: Two Cheers (or One and a Half?)

Lyndon Pugh reviews a serious attempt to square a circle.

January 1998, issue13, feature article

What Do National Libraries Do in the Age of the Internet?

Maurice Line, previously a Director General of the British library, ponders upon the questions faced by national libraries.

January 1998, issue13, feature article

The British Library's Digital Libraries Programme

Lyndon Pugh meets with Sue Howley to discuss the British Library's digital research programme.

January 1998, issue13, feature article

Hylife

Ian Winkworth describes a Hybrid Library project for all.

January 1998, issue13, project update

Copyright Corner

Charles Oppenheim answers your copyright queries.

January 1998, issue13, regular column

Down Your Way: University of Ulster, Coleraine

Isobel Stark investigates University of Ulster, Coleraine.

January 1998, issue13, regular column

Public Libraries Corner: Ask A Librarian

Sarah Ormes reviews the online reference query service that EARL has developed which draws on the cooperation of 40 libraries around the country.

January 1998, issue13, regular column

View from the Hill

Ruth Jenkins looks at BIPEx, Bowker Information Professionals' Exchange and meets some of the people behind it.

January 1998, issue13, regular column

Web Focus Corner: The World Wide Web Consortium

Brian Kelly ponders whether the academic community can have a role in shaping the web of the future.

January 1998, issue13, regular column

The Online Exhibition: The OMNI Perspective

Lisa Gray investigates the Online 1997 exhibtion for medical information.

January 1998, issue13, event report

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

January 1998, issue13, news and events

Web Editorial: Introduction to Issue 12

Philip Hunter and Isobel Stark introduce Ariadne, in its Web Version.

November 1997, issue12, editorial

Are Print Journals Dinosaurs?

Tony Kidd wonders if he and and his kind are palæontologists.

November 1997, issue12, feature article

Old Ghosts Rear Their Heads

Peter Brophy calls for effective use of email.

November 1997, issue12, feature article

The Lesser of Two EEVLs?

Roddy MacLeod, EEVL Project Manager (Information), describes plans for EEVL.

November 1997, issue12, feature article

The History of History

Stephen Smith explains the background to the relaunch of IHR-Info as HISTORY.

November 1997, issue12, project update

On Demand Publishing in the Humanities

Phil Sykes reports on the latest work in On Demand Publishing in the Humanities, an eLib project.

November 1997, issue12, project update

Copyright Corner

Charles Oppenheim answers copyright queries.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

Interface: Hymns Ancient and Modern

Lyndon Pugh talks to Mary Auckland, Chair, Committee on Electronic Information (CEI) Content Working Group.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

Metadata Corner: DC5 - the Search for Santa

Tony Gill and Paul Miller's report from the 5th Dublin Core metdata conference in Helsinki.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

Planet SOSIG: DESIRE Training for the Distributed Internet Cataloguing Model

Lesly Huxley looks at the work of the project DESIRE: Training for the Distributed Internet Cataloguing Model.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

Public Libraries Corner: Soul and Song

Lorcan Dempsey writes about the recent report: New Library: the People's Network.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

Search Engines Corner: Moving Up the Ranks

Tracey Stanley looks at how search engines rank their results.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

View from the Hill: David VandeLinde

Isobel Stark interviewed Professor David VandeLinde about the Dearing Report.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

Web Focus: WebWatching UK Universities and Colleges

Brian Kelly describes the WebWatch project.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

The Launch of History

Isobel Stark reports on the re-launch of IHR-Info as History.

November 1997, issue12, event report

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

November 1997, issue12, news and events

Change and Uncertainty in Academic Libraries

Catherine Edwards highlights the impact and issues surrounding organisational change in academic libraries.

September 1997, issue11, feature article

Theses Unbound

Alason Roberts looks at the use of theses in academic libraries.

September 1997, issue11, feature article

SKIP: Skills for new Information Professionals

Penny Garrod reports on the changing skills profile in LIS.
This article is an extended version of that which appears in the print edition of Ariadne.

September 1997, issue11, project update

Parallel Publishing for Transactions (PPT)

Hugo Brailsford introduces a parallel publication in Geography.

September 1997, issue11, project update

York Information Connections: An Attempt to Catalogue the Internet

Christine Ellwood and Sarah Thompson outline the rationale behind the approach of the University of York Library to cataloguing Internet resources.

September 1997, issue11, review

Copyright Corner

Charles Oppenheim answers copyright queries.

September 1997, issue11, regular column

Down Your Way: Queen's University Library

Isobel Stark visits the Victorian and 20th-century splendours of the Queen's Univerity, Belfast.

September 1997, issue11, regular column

Interface: All Pre-Prints Servers Are Not the Same

Isobel Stark talks to Dan Fleming of the Formations project.

September 1997, issue11, regular column

The Librarian of Babel: for a Public Reading Right

The Librarian, talking to Mike Holderness, considers the economics of gathering all human knowledge and proposes a Public Reading Right.

September 1997, issue11, regular column

Metadata Corner: Naming Names - Metadata Registries

Rachel Heery examines metadata issues.

September 1997, issue11, regular column

Minotaur

Librarian at Kirriemuir Library, Angus, wonders if public libraries will ever go to the ball.

September 1997, issue11, regular column

Planet SOSIG: ALISS and IRISS

Debra Hiom on recent developments and happenings with ALISS, IRISS, and SOSIG.

September 1997, issue11, regular column

Public Libraries Corner: A Public Library Metadata Initiative

Sally Criddle introduces an initiative to extend current developments in the use of metadata to the public library community.

September 1997, issue11, regular column

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