Overview of content related to 'subject gateway' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/1560/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Retrospective on the RDN http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue47/hiom <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue47/hiom#author1">Debra Hiom</a>, in the first of a two-part series on the Resource Discovery Network, looks back at the development of the RDN and its activities to date.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Introduction"><a name="introduction"></a>Introduction</h2> <p>This article will describe the history of the Resource Discovery Network (RDN) [<a href="#1">1</a>], charting the development of subject gateways in the UK since 1993 to the present day. To help set the history of the gateways in the wider context of the resource discovery landscape in the last decade or so, readers are encouraged to refer to Lorcan Dempsey's recent article on the development of digital libraries [<a href="#2">2</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue47/hiom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue47 feature article debra hiom ahrc british library hea heriot-watt university ilrt intute jisc kings college london ukoln university of bath university of birmingham university of bristol university of hull university of london university of manchester university of oxford university of reading university of surrey bril cain dner eevl elib ihr-info jisc information environment sosig subject portals project aggregation application profile archives cache cataloguing database digital library digitisation dublin core framework ftp further education higher education interoperability lom metadata portal research resource discovery search technology software standards subject gateway vocabularies web resources z39.50 Sat, 29 Apr 2006 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1229 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk RDN Timeline http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue47/hiom/timeline.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Debra Hiom provides a timeline of the RDN's development, which accompanies <a href="/issue47/hiom">her main article</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> <ul> <li><a name="1"></a>January 1994 - ESRC funds SOSIG as a pilot project - <a href="/issue47/hiom#introduction">return to text</a></li> <li><a name="2"></a>June 1994 - SOSIG subject gateway demonstrator goes live with 300 records</li> <li><a name="3"></a>Spring 1995 - EEVL, OMNI and SOSIG awarded funding under the eLib Programme: Access to Networked Resources.<br /> </li></ul><p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue47/hiom/timeline.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue47 feature article debra hiom cranfield university intute jisc university of manchester wellcome trust eevl elib sosig subject portals project research resource discovery subject gateway Fri, 02 Dec 2011 17:50:13 +0000 admin 2146 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk News from BIOME http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/biome <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/biome#author1">Jenny Hall</a> reports on recent news from BIOME, the Health and Life Sciences hub of the Resource Discovery Network .</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="OMNI_Is_10_Years_Old">OMNI Is 10 Years Old!</h2> <p>Happy birthday to <a href="http://omni.ac.uk/">OMNI</a> [<a href="#1">1</a>], our medical gateway. OMNI (Organised Medical Information Network) was launched in November 1995 as part of the Electronic Libraries Programme (<a href="http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/services/elib/">ELib</a>) [<a href="#2">2</a>] in response to the increasing pressures on UK university library resources and the explosion in uncontrolled and unorganised information resources on the Internet.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/biome" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 regular column jenny hall jisc nhs elib cataloguing further education resource discovery subject gateway Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1192 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The Portole Project: Supporting E-learning http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue38/portole <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue38/portole#author1">Tracey Stanley</a>, <a href="/issue38/portole#author2">Mina Sotiriou</a> and <a href="/issue38/portole#author3">Matthew Dovey</a> provide an overview of a project to produce tools to discover information resources and deploy them within a university VLE.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--<br /> <h3 id="Abstract">Abstract</h3> </p><p>The PORTOLE (Providing Online Resources To Online Learning Environments) Project was a JISC-funded project which sought to produce a range of tools for tutors which could be used to enable them to discover information resources and to embed these into their course modules from within a University Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). The VLE in use at the Universities of Leeds and Oxford is the Bodington system. A key deliverable of the project was to produce tools that were designed with the ease of incorporation into other VLE environments in mind.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue38/portole" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue38 feature article matthew dovey mina sotiriou tracey stanley google ims jisc microsoft university of leeds university of oxford dner jafer jisc information environment portole algorithm bibliographic data cataloguing data database digital library dublin core e-learning google search html information architecture infrastructure internet explorer java marc marc21 metadata multimedia open source openurl portal resource discovery schema scripting language search technology software sql sql server standards subject gateway vle web resources xml xml schema xslt z39.50 Fri, 30 Jan 2004 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1006 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Editorial Introduction to Issue 37: Monocultures Threaten More Than Species http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/editorial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/editorial#author1">Richard Waller</a> introduces Ariadne issue issue 37.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>These days zoologists view with increasing alarm the disappearance of species in this world, to the point where they fear their extinction will predate their discovery. This is no less true for linguists who are witnessing the same phenomenon in terms of dying languages and dialects. A parallel therefore can be drawn with the situation as detailed by <strong>Deborah Anderson</strong>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/editorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 editorial richard waller jisc oai ukoln university of glasgow daedalus eevl archives copyright digital media dissemination dspace ebook eprints ict information society interoperability metadata openurl portal preservation research resource sharing rss software standards subject gateway unicode url web resources Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 985 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Delivering OAI Records As RSS: An IMesh Toolkit Module for Facilitating Resource Sharing http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/duke <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/duke#author1">Monica Duke</a> provides an overview of a means of providing records in RSS through the use of an IMesh Toolkit module that supports resource sharing. The content of this article was presented at the 4th Open Archives Forum Workshop</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Subject Gateways act as a main point of access to high-quality resources on the Web. They are resource discovery guides that provide links to information resources which can be whole Web sites, organisational home pages and other collections or services, themed around a specific subject, such as the physical sciences or humanities. At their core is a catalogue of rich metadata records that describe Internet resources - subject specialists identify and select the resources and create the descriptions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/duke" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 feature article monica duke google jisc national library of australia oai ukoln university of bath university of bristol university of wisconsin jisc information environment aggregation archives cataloguing copyright digital library doi dublin core framework html identifier interoperability metadata national library oai-pmh open archives initiative perl portal rdf repositories research resource discovery resource sharing rss schema search technology software standards subject gateway uri url urn xml Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 989 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Experiences of Harvesting Web Resources in Engineering Using Automatic Classification http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/lindholm <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/lindholm#author1">Kjell Jansson</a>, <a href="/issue37/lindholm#author2">Jessica Lindholm</a> and <a href="/issue37/lindholm#author3">Tomas Schoenthal</a> describe the work in setting up a Web index that uses automatic classification as a means for the selection of resources.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The story behind Engine-e [<a href="#1">1</a>], a recently created robot-generated Web index, is best told by starting in 1994 with the development and maintenance of EELS (Engineering Electronic Library, Sweden) [<a href="#2">2</a>], a manually indexed quality-controlled subject gateway in Engineering. EELS was accompanied by the experimental robot-generated index, "All" Engineering [<a href="#3">3</a>], created within the DESIRE framework [<a href="#4">4</a>]. The solution used already in "All" Engineering is similar to that of Engine-e, but with some distinct differences.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/lindholm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 feature article jessica lindholm kjell jansson tomas schoenthal elsevier google lund university algorithm cataloguing copyright data database digital library framework html php research search technology software standards subject gateway subject heading thesaurus url usability vocabularies web resources z39.50 Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 991 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Planet SOSIG http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/planet-sosig <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/planet-sosig#author1">Anne Dimond</a> and <a href="/issue37/planet-sosig#author2">Angela Joyce</a> send further news from the planet of social sciences.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Social_Science_Online_-_National_Seminars_on_Internet_Information">Social Science Online - National Seminars on Internet Information</h2> <p>It is becoming increasingly hard to keep up with the ever-changing world of online information resources, and yet these resources have a vital role to play in higher and further education teaching and research. The JISC Resource Guide for Social Sciences and SOSIG, in collaboration with LTSNs (Learning and Teaching Support Network), are providing a series of one-day events for all those involved in teaching and researching in Higher and Further Education in the social sciences.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/planet-sosig" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 regular column angela joyce anne dimond ilrt jisc university of bristol sosig cataloguing copyright data digital library further education research resource discovery subject gateway url Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 995 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Functionality in Digital Annotation: Imitating and Supporting Real-world Annotation http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/waller <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue35/waller#author1">Richard Waller</a> looks at both pre-digital and digital concepts of annotation, with a view to how annotation tools might be used in the subject-gateway environment.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Long before the first Roman scrawled (possibly a term such as "detritus") in the margin of something he was reading, people had been making annotations against something they had read or seen, however uncomplimentary. It is more than likely that the first annotation occurred the moment the person making it was able to find a suitable implement with which to scrawl his or her opinion against the original. Annotating may be defined as making or furnishing critical or explanatory notes or comment.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/waller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue35 feature article richard waller amazon jisc ukoln w3c archives authentication browser cloud computing copyright data database digital library higher education html hypertext identifier information retrieval managed learning environment metadata modelling multimedia provenance repositories research resource description search technology software standards subject gateway uml url video vle web browser xml xpointer Tue, 29 Apr 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 944 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Building ResourceFinder http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/rdn-oai <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue30/rdn-oai#author1">Pete Cliff</a> looks at how the RDN has utilised the OAI Metadata Harvesting Protocol.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/rdn-oai" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue30 feature article pete cliff jisc oai ukoln university of southampton eevl sosig archives cataloguing data database dublin core framework ftp further education identifier interoperability metadata mysql open archives initiative open source perl php repositories search technology software subject gateway web resources xml z39.50 Fri, 25 Jan 2002 00:00:00 +0000 editor 845 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Subject Portals http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/clark <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue29/clark#author1">Judith Clark</a> describes a three-year project to develop a set of subject portals as part of the Distributed National Electronic Resource (DNER) development programme.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The vision that created the Distributed National Electronic Resource (DNER) grew out of the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC)s history of engagement with Higher and Further Education Institutions and significant research libraries in the UK. The DNER has an ambitious goal - to empower the HE/Post-16 community by providing quick, coherent and reliable access to a managed information environment that is geared to supporting learning and teaching activities.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/clark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue29 feature article judith clark jisc massachusetts institute of technology oai oclc dner eevl elib jisc information environment sosig subject portals project aggregation archives bibliographic data cataloguing collection development controlled vocabularies data database digital library dublin core framework further education higher education infrastructure interoperability java knowledge management licence managed learning environment metadata multimedia mysql open archives initiative open source portal portfolio research resource discovery rss search technology software standards subject gateway thesaurus tomcat uportal url usability vocabularies web portal windows z39.50 Tue, 02 Oct 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 820 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Establishing a Digital Library Centre http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/kirriemuir <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue29/kirriemuir#author1">John Kirriemuir</a> outlines some of the issues for the establishment of digital library centres in UK Higher Education institutions.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This article discusses some of the issues that arise when an academic department, unit or institution moves from possessing a few digital library projects and services, to possessing an integrated digital library centre.</p> <p>The article is based on:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/kirriemuir" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue29 feature article john kirriemuir birmingham city university british library cerlim edina ilrt jisc manchester metropolitan university south bank university ukoln university of bath university of bristol university of strathclyde dner eevl elib sosig archives cataloguing copyright data database digital library digitisation dissemination e-learning further education higher education ict infrastructure metadata rae research resource discovery rslp standards subject gateway url Tue, 02 Oct 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 822 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Personalization of Web Services: Opportunities and Challenges http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/personalization <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue28/personalization#author1">Monica Bonett</a> gives an overview of personalization on the World Wide Web and discusses ideas for development within resource discovery systems.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>World Wide Web services operate in a cut-throat environment where even satisfied customers and growth do not guarantee continued existence. As users become ever more proficient in their use of the web and are exposed to a wider range of experiences, they may well become more demanding, and their definition of what constitutes good service may be refined. Personalization is an ever-growing feature of on-line services that is manifested in different ways and contexts, harnessing a series of developing technologies.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/personalization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue28 feature article monica duke amazon ims ims global learning consortium jisc ukoln university of bath w3c dner elib jisc information environment accessibility archives bibliographic data browser cataloguing controlled vocabularies cookie data data set database digital library dissemination e-business framework further education graphics higher education html identifier information architecture infrastructure interoperability metadata passwords personalisation portal privacy research resource discovery rslp soap software standards subject gateway thesaurus url usability vocabularies web browser web services wireless wireless application profile zip Thu, 21 Jun 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 792 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue27/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue27/eevl#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> and <a href="/issue27/eevl#author2">Lesa Ng</a> with some useful tips on Shoestring Marketing for projects.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a> is the Hub for engineering, mathematics and computing. It is a free service, and is funded by JISC through the <a href="http://www.rdn.ac.uk/">Resource Discovery Network</a> (RDN).</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue27/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue27 regular column lesa ng roddy macleod edina heriot-watt university jisc library association eevl cataloguing data database framework further education higher education hypertext research resource discovery search technology software subject gateway url Fri, 23 Mar 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 778 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk BIOME http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/biome <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue24/biome#author1">Paula Manning</a> reports on recent developments within BIOME, the health and life sciences hub of the Resource Discovery Network.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p class="MsoNormal">The new BIOME Internet site will go live this summer and we are looking forward to seeing the months of background work become an operational service. Since Lisa Gray, the BIOME Team Manager reported the outline for the Service in the December issue of Ariadne, we have been busy building content in our databases as well as designing a new website, developing new catalogue software and establishing links with other health &amp; life sciences Internet services.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/biome" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue24 regular column paula manning university of nottingham cataloguing data database dublin core framework identifier interoperability metadata repositories research search technology software standardisation standards subject gateway url Thu, 22 Jun 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 711 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk RDN: Resource Discovery Network http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/dunning <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue22/dunning#author1">Alistair Dunning</a> reviews the launch of the RDN (Resource Discovery Network)</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Picture, just for a moment, a scholar wise in the books of the world but new to technology. Having heard about this 'Internet' business she goes to one of these search engines to try and find some resources relevant to her field of study. She offers the phrase 'medical ethics' (that being her field of study) to one rather garish and excitable search engine, but, after a delay of a few seconds, is proffered seemingly random links and enigmatic descriptions. One link's description asks 'Do We Still Need Doctors?</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/dunning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue22 feature article alistair dunning jisc kings college london ukoln university of bath university of leeds university of oxford eevl elib sosig archives cataloguing copyright data database higher education research resource discovery search technology standards subject gateway thesaurus url Tue, 21 Dec 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 650 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Scientific, Industrial, and Cultural Heritage: A Shared Approach http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/dempsey <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue22/dempsey#author1">Lorcan Dempsey</a> presents a research framework for libraries, archives and museums prepared for the European Commission.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Information Society Technologies programme within the EU's Framework Programme Five supports access to, and preservation of, digital cultural content. This document describes some common concerns of libraries, archival institutions and museums as they work together to address the issues the Programme raises. This accounts for three major emphases in the document. First, discussion is very much about what brings these organisations together, rather than about what separates them.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/dempsey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue22 feature article lorcan dempsey jisc ukoln university of bath jisc information environment accessibility aggregation api archives authentication born digital cache cataloguing collection description collection development copyright data database digital library digital media digital repositories digitisation document management framework identifier information society infrastructure interoperability metadata mis multimedia national library network service operating system personalisation preservation privacy provenance repositories research resource description resource discovery resource management schema search technology software standardisation subject gateway telnet url video visualisation vocabularies web development z39.50 Tue, 21 Dec 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 656 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Aerade http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/aerade <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue22/aerade#author1">John Harrington</a>, <a href="/issue22/aerade#author2">Karyn Meaden</a> and <a href="/issue22/aerade#author3">Emma Turner</a> introduce Aerade, an EEVL-related service.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>AERADE has been developed by a team of information specialists from the Library at Cranfield and the Library at the Royal Military College of Science (RMCS), Shrivenham. It has grown out of the aerospace section of the CRUISE (Cranfield University Site Explorer) subject gateway at Cranfield, which focuses on the subjects researched and taught at the Cranfield Campus, and DEVISE (Defence Virtual Information Service) at RMCS. This provides users with access to military and defence Internet resources. AERADE exists in two forms – AERADE at EEVL and AERADE at Cranfield.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/aerade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue22 feature article emma turner john harrington karyn meaden cranfield university jisc eevl archives bibliographic data database html identifier research resource discovery software subject gateway url Tue, 21 Dec 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 660 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Editorial Introduction to Issue 21: Ariadne's Thread http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/editorial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Introduction to Ariadne issue 21 by <a href="/issue21/editorial#author1">Philip Hunter</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This is the twenty first issue of Ariadne. Our first issue was published in January 1996, under the editorship of John Kirriemuir. Twenty one issues is not exactly a birthday, but nevertheless a significant milestone: I'm reasonably sure that when the idea of a web magazine was first floated in 1995, it was not imagined that it would still be around five years later.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/editorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue21 editorial philip hunter jisc ukoln university of bath university of chicago university of oxford eevl sosig accessibility apache archives bath profile cache copyright digital archive digitisation interoperability multimedia research resource discovery search technology sgml standards subject gateway url web development windows z39.50 Wed, 22 Sep 1999 23:00:00 +0000 editor 629 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk An Overview of Subject Gateway Activities in Australia http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/subject-gateways <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue21/subject-gateways#author1">Debbie Campbell</a> looks at how the original criteria proposed for an IMesh map against these Australian initiatives.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This information paper was written by the National Library of Australia to describe the scope and intent of four of Australia's national subject gateways:&nbsp;Agrigate [2],&nbsp;the Australian Virtual Engineering Library (AVEL) [3],&nbsp;EdNA Online - the website of the Education Network of Australia (EdNA) [4], and&nbsp;MetaChem [5].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/subject-gateways" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue21 feature article debbie campbell ahds apple australian national university distributed systems technology centre heriot-watt university ilrt imperial college london ims jisc monash university national library of australia queensland university of technology ukoln university of bath university of cambridge university of melbourne university of queensland eevl sosig aggregation algorithm archives cataloguing copyright data data set database dublin core ejournal electronic theses framework ftp higher education html identifier information retrieval intellectual property interoperability lcsh ldap mac os metadata national library pics repositories research resource description resource discovery resource sharing schema search technology software standards subject gateway telnet thesaurus url z39.50 Wed, 22 Sep 1999 23:00:00 +0000 editor 630 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Report on the WWW 8 Conference http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue20/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue20/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> discusses WWW8 in Toronto, which took place in May 1999.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Eighth World Wide Web Conference (WWW8) was on a smaller scale than in the past few years. The numbers of delegates seemed to be down, and there was no accompanying exhibition. The conference appeared to be refocussing on the web research community, with delegates from commercial companies more likely to be software developers than marketing types. This refocussing also seemed to be reflected in the conference papers, which, as a number of people commented, seemed to be of a higher quality this year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue20/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue20 tooled up brian kelly elsevier google ibm ilrt microsoft ukoln university of arizona university of bath university of bristol university of edinburgh w3c eevl elib sosig web accessibility initiative accessibility algorithm browser cache cataloguing content negotiation cookie copyright data digital library framework graphics higher education html hypertext infrastructure interoperability java mailbase metadata mobile multimedia open data open source personalisation rdf repositories research resource discovery search technology semantic web smil software subject gateway svg url usability vector graphics visualisation web resources web standards xlink xml Mon, 21 Jun 1999 23:00:00 +0000 editor 621 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Editorial introduction to Issue 19: Ariadne's Thread http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue19/editorials <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue19/editorials#author1">Philip Hunter</a> and <a href="/issue19/editorials#author2">Bernadette Daly</a> introduce the articles for Ariadne issue 19.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This is the first issue of a purely electronic Ariadne, which has been produced without the assistance of a print editor (Lyndon Pugh) and production manager (John MacColl), both of whom contributed substantially to the commissioning side of the operation. In addition, UKOLN is this month launching a second electronic magazine, <strong>Exploit Interactive</strong>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue19/editorials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue19 editorial bernadette daly philip hunter ims jisc microsoft ukoln university of bath eevl elib sosig accessibility apache cache copyright linux metadata open source php research search technology software subject gateway video web browser windows Fri, 19 Mar 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 579 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk OMNI Corner: Information or Hysteria, "Talking sensibly" in the Biomedical Field http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue19/omni <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue19/omni#author1">John Kirriemuir</a> outlines current areas of concern in: Information or Hysteria? "Talking sensibly" in the biomedical field.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="UKOLN-body"> <h3 id="Defining_the_subjects">Defining the subjects</h3> <p>Here at OMNI, our subject gateway essentially covers all of the health studies subjects in scope (basically medicine and health), and various biomedical aspects of the life sciences, such as molecular biology research, clinical psychology and sports medicines.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue19/omni" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue19 regular column john kirriemuir eevl elib sosig archives cataloguing data database java metadata research resource description resource discovery search technology software subject gateway Fri, 19 Mar 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 590 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Information Ecologies: Report of the eLib Conference http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue19/info-ecologies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue19/info-ecologies#author1">Philip Hunter</a> reports on the eLib conference in York in December 1998, which explored a number of hybrid library, subject Gateway and copyright control issues.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><img align="LEFT" alt="the Viking Moat hotel in York" height="310" hspace="25" src="http://ariadne-media.ukoln.info/grfx/img/issue19-info-ecologies/viking-moat-elib.jpg" vspace="20" width="251" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue19/info-ecologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue19 event report philip hunter ahds jisc ukoln university of aberdeen university of bath university of wisconsin elib heron digital library framework preservation research resource discovery standardisation subject gateway Fri, 19 Mar 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 600 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Subject-Based Information Gateways http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/subject-gateways <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue18/subject-gateways#author1">Linda Kerr</a> and <a href="/issue18/subject-gateways#author2">Roddy MacLeod</a> attended the recent CEI meeting at the Policy Studies Institute, London.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The JISC Circular 10/98, issued in August, invited full proposals and expressions of interest from institutions and/or consortia interested in participating in the development and extension of the work of the Subject Based Information Gateway (SBIG) projects, which are part of the Access to Network Resources (ANR) programme area of eLib.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/subject-gateways" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue18 feature article linda kerr roddy macleod ahds jisc cain eevl elib niss sosig data digital library dublin core higher education interoperability resource discovery subject gateway z39.50 Sat, 19 Dec 1998 00:00:00 +0000 editor 564 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Metadata: Cataloguing Theory and Internet Subject-based Information Gateways http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/metadata <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue18/metadata#author1">Ann Chapman</a>, <a href="/issue18/metadata#author2">Michael Day</a>, and <a href="/issue18/metadata#author3">Debra Hiom</a> compare library cataloguing concepts and ROADS Template creation.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/metadata" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue18 regular column ann chapman debra hiom michael day british library ifla ilrt iso oclc ukoln university of bath university of bristol university of essex elib sosig aacr2 adobe archives bibliographic data cataloguing data database dublin core framework html identifier isbd java lcsh marc medical subject headings metadata mobile research resource description resource discovery search technology software standards subject gateway subject heading thesaurus video Sat, 19 Dec 1998 00:00:00 +0000 editor 568 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The Good, the Bad and the Useless http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue16/digital <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue16/digital#author1">Judith Edwards</a> evaluates Internet resources.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The latest estimate of the number of Web sites worldwide is almost 2.25 million <a href="#1">[1]</a>. It is part of the job of many of us - librarians or information managers - to select what our users will find useful from this mass of information. How do we decide whether or not to add details of an Internet site to our resource guide or Web page? What criteria should we use when recommending Internet resources to an individual or class? How can we judge the quality or appropriateness of a resource for a particular query or user?</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue16/digital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue16 feature article judith edwards carnegie mellon university edina university college london elib bibliographic data browser cd-rom collection development copac copyright data database java licence passwords search technology software subject gateway url web browser Sat, 18 Jul 1998 23:00:00 +0000 editor 509 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Metadata Corner: Naming Names - Metadata Registries http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue11/metadata <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue11/metadata#author1">Rachel Heery</a> examines metadata issues.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>To-day's information user may well have access to a range of resources, and these resources will be described in more diverse resource description formats than traditional MARC. During the search process a user will encounter systems based on several different resource description formats, for example, their local OPAC, an internet subject gateway, an electronic text archive, each of which will manipulate a different variety of metadata.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue11/metadata" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue11 regular column rachel heery d-lib magazine iso oclc ukoln university of bath elib archives cataloguing data data management database digital library dublin core framework higher education interoperability marc metadata namespace opac repositories research resource description resource discovery search technology software standardisation standards subject gateway z39.50 Thu, 18 Sep 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 395 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Changing the Lightbulb – Er, the Culture: How Many eLib Projects Does It Take to Change the Higher Education Culture? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue10/cultural <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue10/cultural#author1">Clare Davies</a>, <a href="/issue10/cultural#author2">Alison Scammell</a> and <a href="/issue10/cultural#author3">Matthew Hall</a> discuss what it takes to change Higher Education culture.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>As part of the eLib programme's overall evaluation activities, a recent eLib Supporting Study has been investigating something called 'Mobilisation effects of eLib activities on cultural change in higher education' (HE). This article describes what on earth that title means, and what we've been finding out about the 'culture' of eLib. The study, funded by JISC, is managed by the Tavistock Institute and ends this July. Among our activities, we've interviewed various key people in eLib, and examined project and programme deliverables for views and evidence about cultural change issues.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue10/cultural" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue10 feature article alison scammell clare davies matthew hall de montfort university jisc elib copyright e-learning higher education odp research subject gateway Fri, 18 Jul 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 346 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Interface: Dennis Nicholson http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue10/interface <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue10/interface#author1">Chris Bailey</a> finds a crusader at Strathclyde: Dennis Nicholson.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue10/interface" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue10 regular column chris bailey british library jisc ukoln university of glasgow university of strathclyde university of sussex eevl elib niss cataloguing database gopher higher education mailbase national library research search technology subject gateway z39.50 Fri, 18 Jul 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 370 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 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 OMNI Corner http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/omni <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In her regular appearance in Ariadne, <a href="/issue7/omni#author1">Sue Welsh</a>, introduces a new experiment in network indexing underway at OMNI.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>MNI is by no means the first or only of the Electronic Libraries Programme Access to Network Resources projects to experiment with using the well known and popular Harvest software to create descriptions of networked resources automatically. EEVL (the Edinburgh Engineering Virtual Library, for example, recently announced the availability of their own Harvest experiment <a href="#fn1">[1]</a>) and non-eLib gateway projects had in any case, beaten us to it some time ago.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/omni" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue7 regular column sue welsh eevl elib mrc database software subject gateway url Sun, 19 Jan 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 255 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Around the Table: Health and Medicine - What Can Medics Get Out of the Internet? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/table <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue7/table#author1">Sue Welsh</a> of the eLib OMNI project visits some of the medical sites.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The key medical sites described in this article are only the tip of the iceberg. To use the Internet effectively for medical information it is necessary to search the subject-based gateways. These sites do some of the hard work for you, by seeking out, evaluating, describing and indexing resources.</p> <p><i>OMNI - Organising Medical Networked Information <a href="#fn1">[1]</a>,</i> is the eLib funded biomedical gateway. It offers access to more than 1300 resources in health, clinical medicine, allied health and related areas.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/table" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue7 regular column sue welsh british medical association edina elib mrc research search technology subject gateway Sun, 19 Jan 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 260 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk British Library Corner: Setting Priorities for Digital Library Research, The Beginnings of a Process? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue6/british-library <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue6/british-library#author1">Graham Jefcoate</a> describes the background behind the recently announced British Library Research and Innovation Centre call for proposals in the field of digital library research.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Further details on the call for proposals mentioned in this article can be found at: <a href="http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/papers/bl/callforproposal.html"> <a href="http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/papers/bl/callforproposal.html" title="http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/papers/bl/callforproposal.html">http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/papers/bl/callforproposal.html</a> </a> The British Library Research and Innovation Centre has initiated a process of discussion and debate among those working in the field of digital library research. This discussion is intended to help gain some idea of which issues need to be addressed and to establish how the research programmes and funding agencies in the field might set their own priorities.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue6/british-library" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue6 regular column graham jefcoate british library de montfort university jisc library association library of congress loughborough university nhs portico ukoln university of bath university of edinburgh university of hertfordshire university of sheffield elib archives cataloguing cd-rom copyright digital library digitisation dissemination higher education infrastructure multimedia research software subject gateway Tue, 19 Nov 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 214 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Wire: Interview with Jasper Tredgold http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/wire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue5/wire#author1">Jasper Tredgold</a> is put under the virtual spotlight to answer a few questions via email.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><b>What do you do in the world of networking/libraries/WWW?</b></p> <p>I provide technical support for the <a href="http://sosig.ac.uk/">SOSIG</a> project and a few other web services.</p> <p><b>... and how did you get into this area?</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/wire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue5 regular column jasper tredgold microsoft university of bristol sosig browser cache data database html internet explorer java mobile perl search technology software subject gateway web browser web development web services Wed, 18 Sep 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 171 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk