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This page provides an overview of 16 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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Web Focus: WebWatching UK Universities and Colleges

Brian Kelly describes the WebWatch project.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

Web Editorial: Introduction to Issue 12

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

November 1997, issue12, editorial

View from the Hill: David VandeLinde

Isobel Stark interviewed Professor David VandeLinde about the Dearing Report.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

The Lesser of Two EEVLs?

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

November 1997, issue12, feature article

The Launch of History

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

November 1997, issue12, event report

The History of History

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

November 1997, issue12, project update

Search Engines Corner: Moving Up the Ranks

Tracey Stanley looks at how search engines rank their results.

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

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

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

Old Ghosts Rear Their Heads

Peter Brophy calls for effective use of email.

November 1997, issue12, feature article

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

November 1997, issue12, news and events

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

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

Copyright Corner

Charles Oppenheim answers copyright queries.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

Are Print Journals Dinosaurs?

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

November 1997, issue12, feature article

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