Overview of content related to 'search technology' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/1563/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=&issue=issue42 RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Editorial Introduction to Issue 42: Less Could Mean More http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/editorial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue42/editorial#author1">Richard Waller</a> provides an editorial introduction to Ariadne issue 42.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tomorrow, 31 January 2005 will be the moment of truth for those institutions among some 100,000 public authorities which received a request for information on the first operative day of the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) in the United Kingdom. For by tomorrow they must have responded to the request within 20 working days.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/editorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue42 editorial richard waller google oss watch university college dublin blog browser copyright digitisation e-government firefox foi foia open access research search technology software text mining web development wiki Sun, 30 Jan 2005 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1105 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Freedom of Information in University College Dublin 2001-2004 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/lohan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue42/lohan#author1">Rena Lohan</a> outlines how access rights conferred by FOI legislation have affected administrative operations in University College Dublin.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>University College Dublin is the largest single university institution in Ireland, with a student population of approximately 22,000.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/lohan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue42 feature article rena lohan iso university college dublin data foi foia internet explorer preservation resource management search technology standards Sun, 30 Jan 2005 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1108 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The National Centre for Text Mining: Aims and Objectives http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/ananiadou <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue42/ananiadou#author1">Sophia Ananiadou</a>, <a href="/issue42/ananiadou#author2">Julia Chruszcz</a>, <a href="/issue42/ananiadou#author3">John Keane</a>, <a href="/issue42/ananiadou#author4">John McNaught</a> and <a href="/issue42/ananiadou#author5">Paul Watry</a> describe NaCTeM's plans to provide text mining services for UK academics.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In this article we describe the role of the National Centre for Text Mining (NaCTeM). NaCTeM is operated by a consortium of three Universities: the University of Manchester which leads the consortium, the University of Liverpool and the University of Salford. The service activity is run by the National Centre for Dataset Services (MIMAS), based within Manchester Computing (MC).</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/ananiadou" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue42 feature article john keane john mcnaught julia chruszcz paul watry sophia ananiadou jisc massachusetts institute of technology mimas nhs university of cambridge university of liverpool university of manchester university of salford university of tokyo gnu algorithm archives bibliographic data cache cataloguing controlled vocabularies crm curation data data mining data set database digital library dissemination framework identifier information retrieval internet explorer knowledge management machine learning medical subject headings metadata named entity recognition national library natural language processing ontologies open access open source portal repositories research search technology semantic web software standards text mining vocabularies web services Sun, 30 Jan 2005 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1111 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Tracing Help With Copyright: New AHDS Case Studies on Copyright Issues http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/dunning <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue42/dunning#author1">Alastair Dunning</a> provides an overview of case studies published by the Arts and Humanities Data Service in that persistent minefield of respecting copyright.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Web statistics tool which measures hits on the Arts and Humanities Data Service (<a href="http://ahds.ac.uk/copyright/">AHDS</a>) Web site [<a href="#1">1</a>] provides some telling information. The most common search engine keyword by which users discover the AHDS is not 'computers', 'humanities', 'research' or 'arts', but that old bugbear 'copyright'. Although the Arts and Humanities Data Service advises on a wide range of issues, such as data capture, metadata and funding proposals, copyright is just as popular a reason for users to arrive at the Web site.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/dunning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue42 feature article alastair dunning ahds kings college london archives copyright data digitisation dissemination intellectual property licence metadata research search technology Sun, 30 Jan 2005 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1112 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Making the Case for a Wiki http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/tonkin <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue42/tonkin#author1">Emma Tonkin</a> examines wikis and considers the feasibility of their deployment - and the danger of the 'tumbleweed' syndrome.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Introduction:_What_is_a_Wiki">Introduction: What is a Wiki?</h2> <p>Software use cases are necessarily incomplete, a failing which seems to intensify in reverse proportion to the degree of simplicity in the software in question. Complex software responds to a given set of requirements, simple software as a partial solution to a much broader problem set. More concisely put, certain ideas just seem to catch on, particularly the simple, brilliant, 'now why didn't I think of that' class of ideas.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/tonkin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue42 feature article emma tonkin ukoln university of oxford wikipedia access control archives authentication blog content management data database html hypertext interoperability intranet knowledge base perl php python repositories research rss ruby search technology soap software syndication web development wiki xml Sun, 30 Jan 2005 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1113 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Fast-Forward on the Green Road to Open Access: The Case Against Mixing Up Green and Gold http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/harnad <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="#author1">Stevan Harnad</a> provides a summary of his critique of Jean-Claude Guédon's views on the green and gold roads to Open Access.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This article is a critique of: The "Green" and "Gold" Roads to Open Access: The Case for Mixing and Matching by Jean-Claude Guédon [<a href="#1">1</a>].</p> <p>Open Access (OA) means: free online access to all peer-reviewed journal articles.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/harnad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue42 feature article stevan harnad information today wellcome trust archives bibliographic data framework metadata open access repositories research search technology standards tagging Sun, 30 Jan 2005 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1115 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL: Four Search Engines and a Plaque http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue42/eevl#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> looks at some recent developments to the EEVL service.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>If the title of this column caused you to anticipate a new blockbuster featuring Hugh Grant and Andie MacDowell, then I apologise. It's far more interesting than that!</p> <h2 id="Four_Search_Engines">Four Search Engines</h2> <p>Four new search engines from EEVL make it possible to search the content of over 250 free full-text ejournals in Engineering, Mathematics and Computing. EEVL's Ejournal Search Engines (EESE) are divided according to subject content.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue42 regular column roddy macleod cilip cranfield university iso jisc university of birmingham eevl archives cataloguing data e-learning ejournal html linux research resource discovery search technology Sun, 30 Jan 2005 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1117 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk News from BIOME http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/biome <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue42/biome#author1">Jenny Hall</a> reports on recent news form BIOME, the Health and Life Sciences hub of the Resource Discovery Network.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="BIOME_Hot_Topics">BIOME Hot Topics</h2> <p>BIOME "Hot Topics" are proving extremely popular with lots of positive feedback. We have received suggestions for particular areas of interest and recent themes have included breast cancer, AIDS, and pet ownership. So check out the new topics at <a href="http://biome.ac.uk/hot_topics/">Hot Topics</a> [<a href="#1">1</a>].</p> <h2 id="BIOME_Mailing_List">BIOME Mailing List</h2> <p>Are you interested in finding out more about BIOME? Join the <a href="http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/BIOME.html">BIOME JISCmail</a> to keep up to date with developments [<a href="#2">2</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/biome" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue42 regular column jenny hall jisc nhs university of southampton elib nmap archives browser collection development data database firefox portal resource discovery search technology Sun, 30 Jan 2005 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1118 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Search Engines: No Longer about Search http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/search-engines <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue42/search-engines#author1">Phil Bradley</a> asks 'Is your choice of search engine based on how good it is, or on what else you use?'</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>2004 was a particularly interesting year for Internet search; we saw a lot of new search engines appearing on the scene, a number of purchases and a lot of innovations, particularly in the last quarter, with Microsoft bringing out its <a href="http://beta.search.msn.com/">Beta MSN Search</a> [<a href="#1">1</a>], Google doubling the size of its index [<a href="#2">2</a>], releasing <a href="http://scholar.google.com/">Google Scholar</a> [<a href="#3">3</a>] and Google Suggest [<a href="#4">4</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/search-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue42 regular column phil bradley google microsoft blog browser firefox google scholar google search internet explorer opera operating system search technology url video Sun, 30 Jan 2005 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1119 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Looking for a Google Box? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/rahtz <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue42/rahtz#author1">Sebastian Rahtz</a> gives us his evaluation of the Google Search Appliance.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Most Web sites of any size want to offer a facility to perform a free-text search of their content. While we all at least <em>claim</em> to believe in the possibilities of the semantic web, and take care over our navigation aids and sitemaps, we know that sooner or later our readers want to type 'hedgehog' into a search box. Yes, even <a href="http://www.microsoft.com">http://www.microsoft.com</a> [<a href="#1">1</a>] returns plenty of hits if you try this.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/rahtz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue42 tooled up sebastian rahtz google jisc microsoft oss watch oucs university of oxford cache database google search graphics higher education internet explorer intranet licence multimedia open source passwords rtf search technology semantic web software standards stylesheet url xml xslt Sun, 30 Jan 2005 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1121 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Hyper Clumps, Mini Clumps and National Catalogues: Resource Discovery for the 21st Century http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/cc-interops-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue42/cc-interops-rpt#author1">John Gilby</a> reports on a one-day conference about resource discovery, held at the British Library Conference Centre, London in November.</p> </div> </div> </div> <!--table of contents --><!--table of contents --><p class="small"><a href="#one">Introduction</a><br /><a href="#two">Keynote Speech: The Concept of a 'National Catalogue'</a> - Jean Sykes<br /><a href="#three">Interoperability: Architectures and Connections - </a> John Gilby &amp; Ashley Sanders<br /><a href="#four">Making Sense of Hybrid Union Catalogues: Collection Landscaping in Complex Information Environments</a> - Gordon Dunsire<br /><a href="#five">Interoperability: The Performance of Institutional Catalogues</a> - Fraser Nicolaides &amp; George Macgregor</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/cc-interops-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue42 event report john gilby amazon british library cerlim edina google jisc library of congress london school of economics manchester metropolitan university mimas ukoln university of plymouth cc-interop elib jafer jisc information environment suncat worldcat aggregation bath profile bibliographic data cataloguing collection description copac data digital library dublin core ftp information retrieval interoperability java library management systems marc21 metadata research resource discovery rslp schema search technology software srw standards video web services z39.50 Sun, 30 Jan 2005 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1124 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Recasting the Past: Digital Histories http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/digi-histories-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue42/digi-histories-rpt#author1">Vanessa Carr</a> reports on a one day conference about digitising historical records, held jointly by the Association for History and Computing UK and the Royal Historical Society.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>For the last three years the RHS has held a seminar in memory of Gerald Aylmer, the purpose of which is an exchange of ideas between historians and archivists. Digitisation was to be the subject for 2004. The AHC proposing a conference on the same subject, the two bodies came together to present this joint event. The format of the conference was that of four sessions, each with two panels, except for the last. I attended Panel A in each instance.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/digi-histories-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue42 event report vanessa carr ahds apple british library newcastle university open university the national archives university of cambridge university of east anglia university of essex university of glasgow university of hull university of sheffield university of wales university of warwick archives bibliographic data controlled vocabularies data database digital archive digitisation dissemination gis hypertext licence multimedia ocr ontologies optical character recognition portal preservation research search technology semantic web vocabularies Sun, 30 Jan 2005 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1127 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Tap Into Bath Takes Off http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/tapintobath-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue42/tapintobath-rpt#author1">Stephanie Round</a> covers the launch of a small but promising collaborative effort.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>As Local Studies Librarian for Bath &amp; North East Somerset, UK, I am expected to know the whereabouts of original material and collections relating to the history of the local area. The recently launched Tap Into Bath online database is the ideal format for discovering this.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/tapintobath-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue42 event report stephanie round ukoln university of bath archives bibliographic data cataloguing collection description database knowledge management open source search technology software Sun, 30 Jan 2005 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1130 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk News and Events http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/newsline <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Digital_Cultural_Content_Forum_2005">Digital Cultural Content Forum 2005</h3> <p>11-13 February 2005, Oxford, UK</p> <p>The Digital Cultural Content Forum (DCCF) is an annual international gathering of key stakeholders in the digitisation and delivery of our global cultural assets. The focus of the meeting is to explore how public institutions that steward cultural content, the agencies responsible for public policy, and organisations in the public broadcast sectors can collaborate to deliver services to public audiences.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/newsline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue42 news and events richard waller austrian national library british library bufvc cerlim institute of historical research jisc jisc collections lund university mla oai oclc oxford university computing services ukoln university of cambridge university of exeter university of oxford university of wales endangered archives programme archives blog cataloguing curation database digital library digital preservation digital repositories digitisation dspace dvd e-government e-learning e-research e-science ejournal eprints framework higher education ict institutional repository interoperability metadata mobile multimedia national library ontologies open access preservation repositories research rtf search technology semantic web software web services Sun, 30 Jan 2005 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1131 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Book Review: How to Find Information http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/brack-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue42/brack-rvw#author1">Verity Brack</a> reviews a new practical guide for researchers wanting to improve their information skills and finds it a very useful addition.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This book is the result of efforts by the library at the University of Surrey (and the University of Surrey Roehampton) to improve library provision for researchers, and it is also based on the experience of 'front-line' library staff in their day-to-day interaction with academic staff and students. Anyone who has worked on a library help-desk or information point will recognise the content of this book, and will be pleased to find that there is now something that researchers can use to help themselves, all put together in a slim volume.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/brack-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue42 review verity brack hefce jisc university of sheffield university of surrey bibliographic data cataloguing copyright data database higher education information retrieval intellectual property research resource discovery search technology standards video Sun, 30 Jan 2005 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1132 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk