Overview of content related to 'search technology' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/1563/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=brian%20kelly&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en 'Does He Take Sugar?': The Risks of Standardising Easy-to-read Language http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue70/kelly-et-al <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue70/kelly-et-al#author1">Brian Kelly</a>, <a href="/issue70/kelly-et-al#author2">Dominik Lukeš</a> and <a href="/issue70/kelly-et-al#author3">Alistair McNaught</a> highlight the risks of attempting to standardise easy-to-read language for online resources.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The idea that if we could only improve how we communicate, there would be less misunderstanding among people is as old as the hills. Historically, this notion has been expressed through things like school reform, spelling reform, publication of communication manuals, etc. The most radical expression of the desire for better understanding is the invention of a whole new artificial language with the intention of providing a universal language for humanity.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue70/kelly-et-al" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue70 feature article alistair mcnaught brian kelly dominik lukes alt alt-c bbc google jisc jisc techdis rdwg ukoln university of bath w3c web accessibility initiative accessibility algorithm blog bs8878 dissemination doi e-learning framework higher education internet explorer multimedia operating system research search technology software standards vocabularies wcag web 2.0 web resources Sat, 15 Dec 2012 15:18:25 +0000 lisrw 2431 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Must Email Die? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> recently gave a talk on this subject at the Internet Librarian International 2005 conference. In this article he expands on the talk and revisits the question as to whether email really should disappear.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="The_ILI_2005_Conference">The ILI 2005 Conference</h2> <p>The ILI (Internet Librarian International) 2005 Conference [<a href="#1">1</a>], the seventh in the series, was held in the Copthorne Tara Hotel, London over 10-11 September 2005. This conference is aimed at information professionals and librarians who are using, developing and implementing Internet, Intranet and Web-based services in their daily work.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 tooled up brian kelly ahds bbc google jisc kings college london microsoft ucisa ukoln university of bath university of edinburgh university of liverpool archives blog flickr higher education html infrastructure instant messaging interoperability intranet licence metadata open source portal rdf rss search technology sms software standards syndication url video web development wiki Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1195 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk WebWatch: An Update on Search Engines Used in UK University Web Sites http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue36/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue36/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> provides an update of his survey of search engines used in UK Universities.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The initial survey of search engines used on UK University Web sites was carried out during July and August 1999 and the findings were reported in Ariadne <a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/webwatch/">issue 21</a> <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a>. Since then the survey has been updated approximately every six months, which allows trends to be identified. In this article we review the trends since the initial survey was carried out.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue36/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue36 regular column brian kelly google microsoft ukoln university of bath cataloguing copyright data data mining database dublin core knowledge management metadata open source resource discovery search technology software url Tue, 29 Jul 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 976 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk WebWatch: Surfing Historical UK University Web Sites http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue35/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> outlines strategies for choosing appropriate standards for building Web sites.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>It has been said that those who ignore history, are condemned to repeat it. In the Web world we can be so excited by new developments that we may forget approaches we have taken in the past and fail to learn from our mistakes. This article describes how the WayBack Machine <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a> was used to look at the history of UK University Web sites.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue35 tooled up brian kelly birkbeck college birmingham city university central school of speech and drama courtauld institute of art de montfort university edinburgh college of art glasgow school of art goldsmiths college google imperial college london kings college london leeds metropolitan university liverpool john moores university london business school london school of economics manchester metropolitan university nottingham trent university open university queens university belfast robert gordon university rose bruford college royal academy of music royal agricultural college royal college of art royal college of music royal conservatoire of scotland royal holloway royal northern college of music royal veterinary college royal welsh college of music and drama school of oriental and african studies south bank university surrey institute of art & design ukoln university college london university of bath university of cambridge university of central lancashire university of east london university of london university of oxford university of surrey university of the west of england university of wales university of west london internet archive archives browser digital preservation flash higher education internet explorer intranet java javascript preservation research search technology standards url wayback machine Tue, 29 Apr 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 953 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Interfaces to Web Testing Tools http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue34/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue34/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> looks at interfaces to Web testing tools, and in particular at Bookmarklets - simple extensions to browsers which enhance functionality.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In the last issue of <em>Ariadne</em> the Web Focus column encouraged Web developers to "get serious about HTML standards" <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a>. The article advocated use of XHTML and highlighted the importance of documents complying with standards.</p> <p>Many authors of Web resources would agree with this in principle, but find it difficult to implement in practice: use of validation tools seem to require launching a new application or going to a new location in a Web browser and copying and pasting a URL. This can be time-consuming and so is often not carried out.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue34/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue34 tooled up brian kelly alt google microsoft ukoln university of bath w3c web accessibility initiative accessibility apache browser css dom dublin core ejournal google search html internet explorer javascript metadata open source opera search technology standards url web browser web resources xhtml Wed, 15 Jan 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 931 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Guidelines for URI Naming Policies http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue31/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> with some guidelines For URI naming policies in his regular column.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Cool_URIs">"Cool URIs"</h2> <p>What are "cool URIs"? This term comes from advice provided by W3C (the World Wide Web Consortium). The paper "Cool URIs don't change" <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a> begins by saying:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue31 tooled up brian kelly alt google microsoft ukoln university of bath university of oxford w3c apache browser content negotiation cool uri css database e-government file format framework ftp gif graphics higher education html hypertext identifier infrastructure internet explorer interoperability java javascript licence mathml multimedia perl php png rss scripting language search technology semantic web smil software standards svg uri url usability vector graphics web browser web services xhtml xml Wed, 10 Apr 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 878 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: Update of a Survey of the Numbers of UK University Web Servers http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue31/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> updates a survey of the numbers of UK university Web servers.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>How many Web servers are there in use within the UK higher education community? What is the profile of server usage within the community - do most institutions take a distributed approach, running many servers, or is a centralised approach more popular? A WebWatch survey was published in June 2000 <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a> which aimed to provide answers to these questions. The survey has been repeated recently in order to see if there has been any significant changes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue31 tooled up brian kelly bournemouth university central school of speech and drama coventry university dartington college of arts de montfort university glasgow caledonian university glasgow school of art goldsmiths college imperial college london kings college london leeds metropolitan university london business school london school of economics manchester metropolitan university microsoft robert gordon university rose bruford college royal academy of music royal college of art royal college of music royal conservatoire of scotland royal holloway royal northern college of music royal veterinary college school of oriental and african studies sheffield hallam university south bank university surrey institute of art & design ukoln university college london university of bath university of cambridge university of london university of northumbria at newcastle university of oxford university of the west of england university of wales data database higher education search technology software url Wed, 10 Apr 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 879 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: An Update On Search Engines Used In UK Universities http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue30/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> with an Update On Search Engines Used In UK Universities.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In September 1999 we published our first report <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a> on the search engines which were used to provide search facilities on UK University Web sites.</p> <p>Since then we have updated our survey at roughly six monthly intervals.</p> <p>Following a recent update, we will now discuss the findings and comment on the trends we have observed.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue30 tooled up brian kelly google jisc microsoft ukoln university of bath university of birmingham university of reading dner elib browser cataloguing google search intranet javascript metadata open source research search technology software url web services Fri, 25 Jan 2002 00:00:00 +0000 editor 858 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Report on the Fifth Institutional Web Management Workshop http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue29/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a>, UK Web Focus, reports on the IWMW event in his regular column.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The fifth Institutional Web Management Workshop was held at Queen's University Belfast on 25-27&nbsp;June 2001. This year's workshop, which had the theme "Organising Chaos", was the largest to date with 150 delegates. It was also the longest workshop, lasting from Monday morning until Wednesday lunchtime. The extra half-day compared with the previous three workshops allowed us to run a full day of interactive parallel sessions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue29 tooled up brian kelly becta ilrt jisc kings college london knowledge media institute open university queens university belfast sheffield hallam university ukoln university college cork university of bath university of bristol university of cambridge university of east anglia university of glasgow university of kent university of manchester university of salford university of southampton university of strathclyde university of ulster iwmw content management database e-business e-government e-learning infrastructure personalisation search technology url usability web development web services xml xslt Tue, 02 Oct 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 830 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: Carrying Out Your Own Web Watch Survey http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue29/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> describes how you can carry out your own WebWatch benchmarking survey across your own community.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In 1997 UKOLN received funding for a project known as <em>WebWatch</em> <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a> . The aim of the WebWatch project was to develop and use automated robot software to analyse Web sites across a number of public sector communities. After the project funding finished UKOLN continued to provide WebWatch surveys across communities such as UK Higher Education Web sites.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue29 tooled up brian kelly google ukoln university of bath university of exeter university of hull university of sheffield university of wolverhampton niss accessibility archives browser copyright data database higher education html hypertext javascript php research search technology software standards url web browser web resources web services windows Tue, 02 Oct 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 831 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: What's Related to My Web Site? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue27/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>What's Related To My Web Site? <a href="/issue27/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> looks at Netscape's 'What's Related?' facility and reports on the service's findings for institutional Web servers.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Netscape-s_What-s_Related_Service">Netscape's What's Related Service</h2> <p>One possibly underused facility in the Netscape browser is its What's Related feature. When viewing a Web page, clicking on the What's Related button in the Netscape toolbar (shown in Figure 1) will display related information about the page being viewing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue27/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue27 tooled up brian kelly canterbury christ church university central school of speech and drama de montfort university edinburgh college of art glasgow caledonian university glasgow school of art google harper adams university college harvard university imperial college london kings college london kingston university leeds metropolitan university liverpool john moores university london business school london school of economics manchester metropolitan university nottingham trent university open university robert gordon university rose bruford college royal academy of music royal college of art royal college of music royal conservatoire of scotland royal holloway royal northern college of music royal veterinary college school of oriental and african studies sheffield hallam university south bank university surrey institute of art & design ukoln university college london university of bath university of cambridge university of edinburgh university of liverpool university of manchester university of oxford university of surrey university of wales university of west london yale university internet archive archives browser data google search higher education portal rdf search technology software url web browser Fri, 23 Mar 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 784 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: The Web On Your Phone and TV http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> looks at the Web Beyond the PC.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>What's the future for Web browsing? Is it the PC running some flavour of MS Windows?. Will the Linux platform take off on the desktop? Or will the Macintosh come back into fashion?</p> <p>Many statistics on browser usage would suggest that the MS Windows platform has won the battle. The proportion of platforms illustrated in Figure 1 (which shows accesses to the <em>Cultivate Interactive</em> by graphical browsers) is probably not too untypical (information available at <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a>).</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 tooled up brian kelly google jisc ukoln university of bath university of southampton university of st andrews university of sunderland browser content management css database ebook ecms flash google search higher education html internet explorer ldap linux mailbase mobile mobile phone mp3 open source search technology sms software url web browser web development web resources web services windows wireless wireless application profile xhtml xml xslt Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 760 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: WebWatching eLib Project Web Sites http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> is WebWatching the eLib Project Sites.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This issue of Ariadne has the theme of eLib Projects. It is therefore timely for the regular WebWatch column to survey eLib project Web sites.</p> <p>The aim of the survey is to use a number of Web-based tools to provide information on the entry points for eLib project Web sites and the Web sites themselves. The findings may be of interest to the eLib projects themselves and users of eLib projects. Perhaps more importantly, the findings may be of interest to new JISC-funded programmes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 tooled up brian kelly alt google jisc microsoft ukoln university of bath acorn agora cain digimap eevl elib heron ihr-info midrib seren sosig accessibility apache browser data digital preservation digitisation dissemination dtd flash html linux operating system preservation research resource discovery search technology software solaris url web services windows xhtml Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 761 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Reflections On WWW9 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue24/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> reports on the WWW9 conference, held in Amsterdam, in May 2000.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Ninth International World Wide Web conference (WWW9) was held at the RAI Congress Centre in Amsterdam. The main part of the conference took place from Tuesday 16th till Thursday 18th May. A day of tutorial and workshops was held on Monday 15th May with the Developer's Day on Friday 19th May. About 1,400 delegates attended the conference. It was pleasing to note the large numbers of delegates from the UK - about 100 in total, with about 50% from the Higher Education community (and about 9 people from Southampton University and another 9 from Bristol University).</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue24 tooled up brian kelly alt apple darpa heriot-watt university ilrt middlesex university national library of the netherlands sheffield hallam university ukoln university of bath university of brighton university of bristol university of southampton w3c dner elib aggregation blog browser content management digital library dom dtd dublin core gif higher education html hypertext infrastructure java metadata mobile mobile phone national library rdf resource discovery rss search technology semantic web soap standardisation standards url usability web services wireless wireless application profile xhtml xlink xml xpointer xsl xslt z39.50 Thu, 22 Jun 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 714 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: A Survey Of Numbers of UK University Web Servers http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>How many web servers are there in the UK Higher Education community? <a href="/issue24/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> provides some answers.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>How many web servers are there in use within the UK higher education community? What is the profile of server usage within the community - do most institutions take a distributed approach, running many servers, or is a centralised approach more popular? A WebWatch survey has been carried out recently in an attempt to answer these questions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue24/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue24 tooled up brian kelly bournemouth university central school of speech and drama coventry university dartington college of arts de montfort university glasgow caledonian university glasgow school of art goldsmiths college imperial college london kings college london leeds metropolitan university london business school london school of economics manchester metropolitan university microsoft robert gordon university rose bruford college royal academy of music royal college of art royal college of music royal conservatoire of scotland royal holloway royal northern college of music royal veterinary college school of oriental and african studies sheffield hallam university south bank university surrey institute of art & design ukoln university college london university of bath university of cambridge university of london university of northumbria at newcastle university of oxford university of the west of england university of wales data database dns higher education search technology software url Thu, 22 Jun 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 715 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL News Nuggets http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/eevl/ariadne2.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue23/eevl/ariadne2.html#author1">Brian Kelly</a> reports on the use of third-party web services.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Background">Background</h3> <p>EEVL: the Edinburgh Engineering Virtual Library, is the UK-based, free gateway to engineering information on the Internet.&nbsp; It is part of the&nbsp;<a name="2"></a>EMC Hub, which in turn is part of the&nbsp;<a name="3"></a>Resource Discovery Network (RDN), a national initiative to provide effective access to high quality Internet resources for the UK learning and research communities..&nbsp; EEVL is a&nbsp;<a name="4"></a>JISC funded service.</p> <h3 id="Recent_news">Recent news</h3> <p>There seems to be quite a lot of news to report from the EEVL camp.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/eevl/ariadne2.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 tooled up brian kelly cranfield university edina heriot-watt university jisc eevl archives bibliographic data bibliographic database cataloguing database ejournal portal portfolio research resource discovery search technology Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 689 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Railway Industry Resources on the Internet http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/eevl/railway.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Review: The Intellectual Foundation of Information Organization</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The rail industry has been an enthusiastic adopter of the Internet with organisations initially developing their web pages to promote their products, services and technologies, and provide copies of annual reports and press releases. More recently, staff recruitment and e-commerce applications have started to appear.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/eevl/railway.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 tooled up brian kelly archives cataloguing data research search technology standardisation Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 690 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: The Use of Third-Party Web Services http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue23/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> discusses the use of third-party web services.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Background">Background</h2> <p>University web managers are busy people. University departments seem to have never-ending requirements for new services on the institutional web site. But, as we all know, it can be difficult to get the funding to buy expensive software products or extra staff to install and support free software.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 tooled up brian kelly jisc microsoft ukerna ukoln university college london university of bath university of derby university of sheffield w3c dner browser css data data mining data set ejournal free software higher education html hypertext mailbase operating system research search technology software url web services Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 692 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: A Survey of Links to UK University Web Sites http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue23/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> reports on the number of links to University web sites.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Background">Background</h2> <p>On 10 February Phillip Simons sent the following query to the web-support Mailbase list: "<cite>Can anyone tell me if there is any way of detecting who is linking to a particular URL? We want to see who still has our old URL on their links pages.</cite>" <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a>. The replies suggested a couple of approaches: looking at referer (<em>sic</em>) fields in server log files and using the <kbd>link</kbd> feature provided by a number of search engines to report on pages containing a link to a resource or web site.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 tooled up brian kelly bournemouth university central school of speech and drama dartington college of arts de montfort university glasgow caledonian university glasgow school of art goldsmiths college google imperial college london kings college london leeds metropolitan university london business school london school of economics manchester metropolitan university open university robert gordon university rose bruford college royal academy of music royal college of art royal college of music royal conservatoire of scotland royal holloway royal northern college of music royal veterinary college school of oriental and african studies sheffield hallam university south bank university surrey institute of art & design ukoln university college london university of bath university of cambridge university of london university of northumbria at newcastle university of oxford university of the west of england university of wales eevl elib archives database higher education mailbase passwords portal search technology url web services Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 693 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Using the Web to Promote Your Web Site http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue22/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> expalins how to promote your web site.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Many readers of this article will be involved in setting up new web sites, possibly for European or nationally-funded projects, for internal, institutional projects or perhaps for community projects. As the size of the web grows there is an increasing awareness of the need to be pro-active in promoting web sites - we can no longer simply sit back and expect visitors to arrive at our new site. This article describes a variety of approaches which can be taken to the promotion of a web site.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue22 tooled up brian kelly alt heriot-watt university loughborough university ukoln university of bath eevl elib accessibility apache archives bibliographic data cataloguing copyright database digital preservation dublin core html information society mailbase metadata preservation rdf resource discovery search technology software url web services Tue, 21 Dec 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 669 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Watch: A Survey of Institutional Web Gateways http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue22/web-watch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> surveys institutional web gateways.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In September 1999 the author ran a 90 minutes hands-on session on <em>Managing Your Institutional Web Gateway</em> <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a> at the JANET User Support Workshop which was held at the University of Plymouth. The materials for included a series of exercises in which the participants were asked to go to their own institutional home page, find the main page which contains links to external web resources and comment on the resource. After reviewing their own web site, they were then asked to look at a number of other university web sites and repeat the exercise.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue22 tooled up brian kelly cranfield university ilrt jisc microsoft ukoln university of bath university of bristol university of exeter university of leeds university of london university of oxford university of plymouth university of southampton university of sunderland university of sussex university of wales university of warwick elib cataloguing cd-rom collection development copyright database higher education html java mailbase open source portal resource discovery search technology software url web resources Tue, 21 Dec 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 671 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Report on "Institutional Web Management Next Steps" Workshop http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue21/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> reports on the latest "Institutional Web Management Workshop," this year called: "The Next Steps."</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The "<em>Institutional Web Management: The Next Steps</em>" workshop took place at Goldsmiths College, London on 7-9 September 1999. This was the third annual event for institutional web managers which has been organised by UK Web Focus. The first workshop was held over 2 day (16/17 July 1997) at Kings College London. As described in the workshop report published in Ariadne <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a> the event attracted a total of 95 participants. The workshop provided a valuable opportunity for web editors to meet their peers at other institutions and compare experiences.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue21 tooled up brian kelly amazon ciac goldsmiths college jisc kings college london microsoft newcastle university open university rnib ukerna ukoln university of bath university of cambridge university of essex university of glasgow university of kent university of oxford university of ulster w3c web accessibility initiative accessibility apache archives authentication browser content management copyright css data database digital media e-business flash higher education html hypertext internet explorer intranet java ldap mailbase metadata mobile ms word multimedia open source opera operating system portal rdf repositories research search technology smil software solaris url video web browser web development web services windows xml xslt Wed, 22 Sep 1999 23:00:00 +0000 editor 645 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk WebWatch: UK University Search Engines http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/webwatch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue21/webwatch#author1">Brian Kelly</a> explores the search facilities used by UK university Web sites.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In the previous issue of Ariadne an analysis of 404 error messages provided on UK University web sites was carried out <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a>. In this issue an analysis of indexing software used to provide searches on UK University web sites is given.</p> <p>Although the WebWatch project <a href="#ref-02">[2]</a> has finished, UKOLN will continue to carry out occasional surveys across UK HE web sites and publish reports in Ariadne. This will enable trends to be observed and documented. We hope the reports will be of interest to managers of institutional web sites.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/webwatch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue21 tooled up brian kelly amazon jisc microsoft ucisa ukoln university college london university of arizona university of bath university of cambridge university of edinburgh university of essex university of leeds university of surrey gnu archives ascii copyright database digital library higher education html licence mailbase ms word opac open source research search technology software standards url web resources web services z39.50 Wed, 22 Sep 1999 23:00:00 +0000 editor 646 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 Web Watch: 404s, What's Missing? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue20/404 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue20/404#author1">Brian Kelly</a> discusses 404 'not found' messages, and why you don't always get the same one.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>What are the ten most visited pages on your website? Your main entry point, no doubt. And possibly your search page, a site map or other navigational aids. A greeting from your Vice Chancellor may be a popular page - or is it more likely to be a Student's Union Society page, or a personal home page?</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue20/404" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue20 tooled up brian kelly alt jisc kings college london microsoft oxford brookes university ukoln university of bath university of oxford university of southampton university of ulster w3c niss web accessibility initiative accessibility browser cache copyright css higher education html hypertext internet explorer javascript mailbase opera php research scripting language search technology standards url web services Mon, 21 Jun 1999 23:00:00 +0000 editor 623 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: The Role of the Web Editor http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue18/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> asks, does 'web editor' mean Unix guru or an HTML coder?</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue18/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue18 regular column brian kelly birkbeck college birmingham city university cardiff university jisc kings college london library association microsoft newcastle university nhs oxford brookes university sheffield hallam university ucisa ukoln university of bath university of birmingham university of edinburgh university of leeds university of nottingham university of oxford university of plymouth university of southampton university of the west of england university of york york university niss accessibility archives content management data data management database framework gopher graphics higher education html intranet java javascript licence mailbase perl research resource management search technology software url web development web resources web services Sat, 19 Dec 1998 00:00:00 +0000 editor 573 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk What Is XML? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue15/what-is <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue15/what-is#author1">Brian Kelly</a> elucidates another infuriating three letter acronym: XML.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="About_XML">About XML</h2> <p><strong>What is XML?</strong></p> <p>XML stands for the Extensible Markup Language. XML has been designed to address a number of deficiencies in HTML.</p> <p><strong>Which deficiencies in particular?</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue15/what-is" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue15 tooled up brian kelly microsoft ukoln university of bath w3c browser css document format dom framework gif graphics html internet explorer java javascript metadata multimedia rdf resource description search technology sgml smil software standardisation standards url web browser xlink xml xpointer xsl Mon, 18 May 1998 23:00:00 +0000 editor 490 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: The 7th World Wide Web Conference http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue15/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue15/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> is interviewed about the 7th World Wide Web Conference upon his return from Brisbane.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Australia is a long way to go for a conference. What were you doing there?</strong></p> <p>I attended the conference in my role as UK Web Focus and the JISC representative on the World Wide Web Consortium. Attendenance at the World Wide Web conference provides me with an opportunity to monitor the latest Web developments and keep the community informed.</p> <p><strong>What were the highlights of the conference?</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue15/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue15 regular column brian kelly google jisc microsoft newcastle university ukoln university of bath w3c browser cache css data database dublin core framework gopher html hypertext infrastructure internet explorer interoperability java marc metadata mobile multimedia opera pics privacy rdf research resource description schema search technology sgml software url web resources xlink xml xpointer Mon, 18 May 1998 23:00:00 +0000 editor 500 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: WebWatching UK Universities and Colleges http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue12/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue12/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> describes the WebWatch project.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="About_WebWatch">About WebWatch</h2> <p>WebWatch is a one year project funded by the British Library Research and Innovation Centre (BLRIC) <a href="#ref1">[1]</a>. The main aim of WebWatch is to develop and use robot software to analyse the use of web technologies with various UK communities and to report on the findings to various interested communities. Other aims of WebWatch include:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue12/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue12 regular column brian kelly alt apache software foundation british library microsoft ncsa ukoln university of bath apache browser data dublin core gif higher education html hypertext java javascript metadata pics research search technology software standards windows Wed, 19 Nov 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 428 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Report on the WWW 6 Conference http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue9/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> describes the sixth International World Wide Web conference which took place in California from 7 – 11 April 1997.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Sixth International World Wide Web Conference took place from 7-11th April 1997 in Santa Clara, California, USA. I attended the conference in my capacity as the JISC representative on the W3C (the World Wide Web Consortium).</p> <p>About 1,800 people attended the conference. This figure was down on the last two years, due possibly to the close proximity of other conferences - the Javasoft conference attracted about 8,000 delagates and the Microsoft Hardware Engineering conference about 15,000 delegates. Both of these conference took place the week before the WWW 6 conference.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 tooled up brian kelly ibm iso jisc microsoft ukoln university of bath w3c adobe browser cache database dom dtd gif html internet explorer java javascript multimedia search technology sgml software usability utf-8 web app xml Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 326 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Netskills Corner http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue1/brian <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Netskills corner - <a href="/issue1/brian#author1">Brian Kelly</a>, Senior Trainer at Netskills, reviews Internet Explorer, Microsoft's Browser for Windows 95.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In the beginning was Tim Berners-Lee's WWW (World Wide Web) browser for the NeXT. Then came the CERN WWW line browser and the Viola graphical browser for X. However the first widely- used WWW browser was NCSA Mosaic which was developed initially for X, and then for the Microsoft Windows and Apple Macintosh environments. NCSA Mosaic was developed by a group led by Marc Andreessen at the National Center For Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) based at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue1/brian" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue1 tooled up brian kelly apple ibm microsoft ncsa oracle university of illinois elib avi browser cache html internet explorer java marc operating system search technology software standards url video windows Fri, 19 Jan 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 40 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk