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This page provides an overview of 11 articles related to 'blog', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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A blog (a blend of the term web log) is a type of website or part of a website. Blogs are usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Entries are commonly displayed in reverse-chronological order. Blog can also be used as a verb, meaning to maintain or add content to a blog. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Blog)

Key statistics

Metadata related to 'blog' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'blog': 286 (16.4% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'blog' across all Ariadne articles: 1824
  • Average number of references to 'blog' per Ariadne article: 6.38
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'blog': 1996-11
  • Trending factor of 'blog': 42 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'blog':

  1. paul trafford (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. phil bradley (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. sarah hammond (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. jeremy frumkin (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. penny garrod (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Title Article summary Date

Editorial Introduction to Issue 51: Democratising Cultural Heritage

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne 51.

April 2007, issue51, editorial

Developing a Virtual Research Environment in a Portal Framework: The EVIE Project

Tracey Stanley provides an overview of the EVIE Project at the University of Leeds which was funded under the JISC Virtual Research Environments Programme.

April 2007, issue51, feature article

Using Blogs for Formative Assessment and Interactive Teaching

Lisa Foggo provides a case-study of using a blog for formative assessment. Its interactivity engaged participants and permitted measurement of student expectations and satisfaction with library sessions.

April 2007, issue51, feature article

Search Engines: Why Ask Me, and Does 'X' Mark the Spot?

Phil Bradley takes a look at different versions of Ask to see how it is developing and looks at how it is emerging from its servant roots.

April 2007, issue51, feature article

Citeulike: A Researcher's Social Bookmarking Service

Kevin Emamy and Richard Cameron describe a tool that helps researchers gather, collect and share papers.

April 2007, issue51, feature article

Towards Virtualisation: A New Approach in Server Management

Eddie Young provides an account of trials and implementations carried out here after Matt Thrower gives us the background and benefits of employing virtualisation.

April 2007, issue51, feature article

OpenID: Decentralised Single Sign-on for the Web

Andy Powell and David Recordon take a brief look at OpenID and ask what relevance it has to e-learning.

April 2007, issue51, feature article

What Is an Open Repository?

Julie Allinson, Jessie Hey, Chris Awre and Mahendra Mahey report on the Open Repositories 2007 conference, held in San Antonio, Texas between 23-26 January 2007.

April 2007, issue51, event report

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

April 2007, issue51, news and events

Book Review: Information Architecture for the World Wide Web

Keith Doyle reviews the 3rd edition of the primary reference book for practising in-house staff and consultants responsible for the development of institutional information architecture.

April 2007, issue51, review

Book Review: Blogging and RSS - A Librarian's Guide

Kara Jones reviews a practical guide to blogs and RSS written for librarians, packed with library-specific examples.

April 2007, issue51, review

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