Overview of content related to 'sql' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/157/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en The ARK Project: Analysing Raptor at Kent http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue70/lyons <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue70/lyons#author1">Leo Lyons</a> describes how University of Kent librarians are benefitting from Raptor's ability to produce e-resource usage statistics and charts.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>It is indisputable that the use of e-resources in university libraries has increased exponentially over the last decade and there would be little disagreement with a prediction that usage is set to continue to increase for the foreseeable future. The majority of students both at undergraduate and post-graduate level now come from a background where online access is the <em>de facto</em> standard.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue70/lyons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue70 feature article leo lyons cardiff university jisc microsoft newcastle university university of huddersfield university of kent ark project authentication blog cataloguing csv data data set database further education identifier infrastructure internet explorer ldap licence microsoft reporting services mobile native app raptor repositories research sharepoint shibboleth software sql standards wiki xml Tue, 04 Dec 2012 17:21:49 +0000 lisrw 2394 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Redeveloping the Loughborough Online Reading List System http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue69/knight-et-al <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue69/knight-et-al#author1">Jon Knight</a>, <a href="/issue69/knight-et-al#author2">Jason Cooper</a> and <a href="/issue69/knight-et-al#author3">Gary Brewerton</a> describe the redevelopment of Loughborough University’s open source reading list system.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Loughborough Online Reading Lists System (LORLS) [<a href="#1">1</a>] has been developed at Loughborough University since the late 1990s.&nbsp; LORLS was originally implemented at the request of the University’s Learning and Teaching Committee simply to make reading lists available online to students.&nbsp; The Library staff immediately saw the benefit of such a system in not only allowing students ready access to academics’ reading lists but also in having such access themselves. This was because a significant number of academics were bypassing the library when generating and distributing lists to their students who were then in turn surprised when the library did not have the recommended books either in stock or in sufficient numbers to meet demand.</p> <p>The first version of the system produced by the Library Systems Team was part of a project that also had a ‘reading lists amnesty’ in which academics were encouraged to provide their reading lists to the library which then employed some temporary staff over the summer to enter them into the new system.&nbsp; This meant that the first version of LORLS went live in July 2000 with a reasonable percentage of lists already in place.&nbsp; Subsequently the creation and editing of reading lists was made the responsibility of the academics or departmental admin staff, with some assistance from library staff.</p> <p>LORLS was written in Perl, with a MySQL database back-end.&nbsp; Most user interfaces were delivered via the web, with a limited number of back-end scripts that helped the systems staff maintain the system and alert library staff to changes that had been made to reading lists.</p> <p>Soon after the first version of LORLS went live at Loughborough, a number of other universities expressed an interest in using or modifying the system. Permission was granted by the University to release it as open source under the General Public Licence (GPL)[<a href="#2">2</a>].&nbsp; New versions were released as the system was developed and bugs were fixed. The last version of the original LORLS code base/data design was version 5, which was downloaded by sites worldwide.</p> <h2 id="Redesign">Redesign</h2> <p>By early 2007 it was decided to take a step back and see if there were things that could be done better in LORLS.&nbsp; Some design decisions made in 1999 no longer made sense eight years later.&nbsp; Indeed some of the database design was predicated on how teaching modules were supposed to work at Loughborough and it had already become clear that the reality of how they were deployed was often quite different.&nbsp; For example, during the original design, the principle was that each module would have a single reading list associated with it.&nbsp; Within a few years several modules had been found that were being taught by two (or more!) academics, all wanting their own independent reading list.</p> <p>Some of the structuring of the data in the MySQL database began to limit how the system could be developed.&nbsp; The University began to plan an organisational restructuring shortly after the redesign of LORLS was commenced, and it was clear that the simple departmental structure was likely to be replaced by a more fluid school and department mix.</p> <p>Library staff were also beginning to request new features that were thus increasingly awkward to implement.&nbsp; Rather than leap through hoops to satisfy them within the framework of the existing system, it made sense to add them into the design process for a full redesign.</p> <p>It was also felt that the pure CGI-driven user interface could do with a revamp.&nbsp; The earlier LORLS user interfaces used only basic HTML forms, with little in the way of client-side scripting.&nbsp; Whilst that meant that they tended to work on any web browser and were pretty accessible, they were also a bit clunky compared to some of the newer dynamic web sites.</p> <p>A distinct separation of the user interface from the back-end database was decided upon to improve localization and portability of the system as earlier versions of LORLS had already shown that many sites took the base code and then customised the user interface parts of the CGI scripts to their own look and feel.&nbsp; The older CGI scripts were a mix of user interaction elements and database access and processing, which made this task a bit more difficult than it really needed to be.</p> <p>Separating the database code from the user interface code would let people easily tinker with one without unduly affecting the other.&nbsp; It would also allow local experimentation with multiple user-interface designs for different user communities or devices.</p> <p>This implied that a set of application programming interfaces (APIs) would need to be defined. As asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX)[<a href="#3">3</a>] interactions had been successful applied in a number of recent projects the team had worked on, XML was chosen as the format to be used.&nbsp; At first simple object access protocol (SOAP) style XML requests was experimented with, as well as XML responses, but it was soon realised that SOAP was far too heavy-weight for most of the API calls, so a lighter ‘RESTful’ API was selected.&nbsp; The API was formed of CGI scripts that took normal parameters as input and returned XML documents for the client to parse and display.</p> <p></p><p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue69/knight-et-al" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue69 tooled up gary brewerton jason cooper jon knight google harvard university loughborough university microsoft gnu access control ajax api archives authentication bibliographic data blog cache chrome cookie data database digital library e-learning framework google books gpl html javascript jquery json library management systems licence metadata moodle mysql open source perl refworks restful schema shibboleth soap software sql standards web browser xml z39.50 zip Sat, 28 Jul 2012 14:32:55 +0000 lisrw 2354 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk MyMobileBristol http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue67/jones-et-al <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue67/jones-et-al#author1">Mike Jones</a>, <a href="/issue67/jones-et-al#author2">Simon Price</a>, <a href="/issue67/jones-et-al#author3">Nikki Rogers</a> and <a href="/issue67/jones-et-al#author4">Damian Steer</a> describe the rationale, aims and progress of MyMobileBristol, highlighting some of the challenges and opportunities that have arisen during the project.</p> </div> </div> </div> The MyMobileBristol Project is managed and developed by the Web Futures group at the Institute for Learning and Research Technology (ILRT), University of Bristol [<a href="#1">1</a>]. The project has a number of broad and ambitious aims and objectives, including collaboration with Bristol City Council on the development or adoption of standards with regard to the exchange of time- and location-sensitive data within the Bristol region, with particular emphasis on transport, the environment and sustainability. <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue67/jones-et-al" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue67 feature article damian steer mike jones nikki rogers simon price ilrt jisc jisc techdis ordnance survey ukoln university of bristol w3c web futures datagovuk devcsi mca mobile campus assistant mymobilebristol apache api atom authentication blog browser bsd cataloguing content management data data set database dissemination e-research e-science framework geospatial data gis higher education html intellectual property java javascript jena ldap licence machine learning mobile mobile phone native app native applications open data open source operating system portal portfolio rdf research resource description restful rss search technology semantic web smartphone software sparql sql standards usability web app web browser web services wiki wireless xml Sun, 03 Jul 2011 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1622 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk UK Reading Experience Database http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue67/reading-exp-db-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue67/reading-exp-db-rpt#author1">Bethan Ruddock</a> reports from the launch event for the UK Reading Experience Database, held at the Betty Boothroyd Library, the Open University, Milton Keynes, on 24 February 2011.</p> </div> </div> </div> <!-- start main content --><!-- start main content --><!-- v.3 with author's final edits rew --><!-- v.3 with author's final edits rew --><p>I was invited down to the Open University (OU) Betty Boothroyd Library in Milton Keynes for the launch of the UK Reading Experience Database (UK RED) [<a href="#1">1</a>]. I had been asked to attend to talk about the LOCAH Project and Linked Data, but I was also looking forward to learning about the RED Project.</p> <p>This was the first of two launch days, and was designed for librarians, archivists, and information managers. A second launch day for teachers in Higher Education was to be held in London the next day.</p> <h2 id="What_Is_UK_RED">What Is UK RED?</h2> <p>The tagline for UK RED is 'the experience of reading in Britain from 1450 to 1945', and the database brings together reading experiences, making them both searchable and browsable. What is a reading experience? It is evidence of anyone alive between the mid-15th and 20thcenturies having read and interacted with a book or other piece of writing, such as magazines, newspapers, letters - even playbills and advertisements. Ownership alone is not enough; there must be something to show that the person in question actually read the work or at least part of it.</p> <p>This information can be found in a number of places - a printed book review would be an obvious example. The RED team also find many entries in diaries. Such entries can range from simple lists of books that someone has read over the course of a year, to detailed descriptions of when and where they read a particular book, and how they felt about it. Often diary entries are not actually about the book; it is mentioned in passing and in the context of a number of other activities.</p> <p>While the owner's name on the flyleaf is not itself enough to justify a 'reading experience', annotations to the text are, as they show that the person has actually interacted with the text. Of course, you then have to consider whether the person whose name is on the flyleaf is the same as the person doing the annotating!</p> <p>RED is much more than a list of 'people who have read books'. The database aims to bring out as much information as possible about the reading experience. The interface to submit a new entry allows you to specify where the reading was taking place, all the way down to a particular room in a particular house. It also aims to identify if the reading was silent or aloud, alone or with other people; whether the book was owned by the reader, a library book, borrowed, or even stolen. All these data are then used to build up a rich database of information on who was reading what (and how!) in Britain.</p> <p>UK RED is not just concerned with reading experiences within Britain: team members also look at the reading experiences of citizens abroad. <strong>Edmund King</strong>, Research Associate, Reading Experience Database, OU, told us that, as a consequence, there are fascinating examples of what captured British soldiers were reading in prisoner-of-war (POW) camps as well as examples of what they were not allowed to read. Books in Welsh and Pakistani were banned, as well as atlases and anything about the Russian revolution. I do not know if there are corresponding records for what prisoners in UK POW camps were forbidden to read, but it would be very interesting to find out.</p> <p></p><p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue67/reading-exp-db-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue67 event report bethan ruddock ahrc eduserv jisc mimas newcastle university open university talis ukoln university of manchester university of oxford archives hub dbpedia locah lucero wikipedia apache archives bibliographic data blog cataloguing copac copyright data data set database dissemination flickr higher education intellectual property linked data linux open source php provenance research software sparql sql twitter video Sun, 03 Jul 2011 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1629 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Get Tooled Up: SeeAlso: A Simple Linkserver Protocol http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue57/voss <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue57/voss#author1">Jakob Voss</a> combines OpenSearch and unAPI to enrich catalogues.</p> </div> </div> </div> <!-- 2008-11-11 REW v2 to take in final edits on code fragments, etc --><!-- 2008-11-11 REW v2 to take in final edits on code fragments, etc --><p>In recent years the principle of Service-oriented Architecture (SOA) has grown increasingly important in digital library systems. More and more core functionalities are becoming available in the form of Web-based, standardised services which can be combined dynamically to operate across a broader environment [<a href="#1">1</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue57/voss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue57 feature article jakob voss d-lib magazine google ieee oai w3c cpan jisc information environment wikipedia api archives atom bibliographic data blog browser cataloguing cloud computing creative commons csv data database digital library firefox framework html hypertext identifier javascript json library management systems librarything licence lod metadata microformats namespace oai-pmh opac open archives initiative open data open source open standard openurl perl rdf rfc search technology soa software sparql sql sru standards syndication tag cloud uri url web 2.0 web services wiki xml xslt Thu, 30 Oct 2008 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1436 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Curator Tool http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue50/beresford <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue50/beresford#author1">Philip Beresford</a> tells the story (from The British Library's perspective) of the development of new software to aid all stages of harvesting Web sites for preservation.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In September 2006 The National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, The British Library and Sytec, announced the successful development of a Web harvesting management system.</p> <p>The system, known as Web Curator Tool, is designed to assist curators of digital archives in collecting Web-published material for storage and preservation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue50/beresford" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue50 feature article philip beresford british library jisc library of congress microsoft national library of australia national library of new zealand national library of wales oracle the national archives wellcome library wellcome trust internet archive apache apache license archives cataloguing content management data database digital archive digital asset management digital repositories dublin core framework heritrix higher education java licence linux metadata mysql national library open source preservation repositories research search technology soap software solaris sql sql server standards tomcat url video warc wayback machine Tue, 30 Jan 2007 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1288 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk e-Books for the Future: Here but Hiding? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue49/whalley <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue49/whalley#author1">Brian Whalley</a> outlines some developments in e-book technologies and links them to existing ways of presenting textbook information.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue49/whalley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue49 feature article brian whalley bbc cetis google hewlett-packard jisc massachusetts institute of technology queens university of belfast eboni jorum ples project gutenberg wikipedia wikisource aggregation archives bibliographic data blog browser cataloguing copyright creative commons data database digital asset management digital library digital repositories dspace e-learning ebook ejournal exif file format flash google books higher education hypertext internet explorer interoperability itunes learning objects licence mac os metadata mobile mp3 multimedia open source podcast portal rae repositories research rss scorm search technology software sql standards syndication thesaurus vle widget wiki wireless youtube Mon, 30 Oct 2006 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1271 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The Tasks of the AHDS: Ten Years on http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue48/dunning <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue48/dunning#author1">Alastair Dunning</a> reviews 10 years in the history of the Arts and Humanities Data Service.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue48/dunning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue48 feature article alastair dunning ahds ahrc de montfort university google imperial college london jisc kings college london loughborough university oais sherpa tasi ukoln university of sheffield aria ict guides sherpa digital preservation archives cataloguing copyright data data set database digital archive digital library digital preservation digital repositories digitisation e-science framework gis ict infrastructure interoperability jpeg metadata multimedia ontologies preservation repositories research resource management search technology sql standards tiff web services xml Sat, 29 Jul 2006 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1252 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Fedora Users Conference http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue48/fedora-users-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue48/fedora-users-rpt#author1">Chris Awre</a> and <a href="/issue48/fedora-users-rpt#author2">Richard Green</a> report from the Fedora Users Conference, a two-day meeting for users of the open source Fedora repository system held at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA, over 19-20 June 2006.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue48/fedora-users-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue48 event report chris awre richard green cornell university fiz karlsruhe indiana university jisc monash university national science foundation oais rutgers university sakai technical university of denmark tufts university university of hull university of queensland university of virginia yale university repomman access control accessibility aggregation api bpel cataloguing content management data data model data set database digital library digital preservation digital repositories dissemination dspace e-research fedora commons framework identifier infrastructure institutional repository interoperability metadata mets mysql open source php preservation rae rdf repositories research research information management search technology semantic web soa soap software sql standards uri web 2.0 web services wiki xacml xml Sat, 29 Jul 2006 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1260 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Cornucopia: An Open Collection Description Service http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/turner <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/turner#author1">Chris Turner</a> describes the latest phase of Cornucopia development and the opportunities this is opening up for the future.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="A_Little_History">A Little History</h2> <p>Cornucopia is a searchable database of collections held by cultural heritage institutions throughout the UK. It is developed and managed by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA) and was initially established in response to the Government's <em>Treasures in Trust</em> report which called for a way to be found of recognising the richness and diversity of our collections.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/turner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 feature article chris turner ahds british library mla oai ukoln elib apache archives browser collection description content management data data set database html ict infrastructure internet explorer interoperability java linux metadata mysql oai-pmh open archives initiative open source php preservation repositories research rslp schema scripting language search technology software sql standards url web browser web services windows wsdl Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1055 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk A National Archive of Datasets http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/ndad <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue39/ndad#author1">Jeffrey Darlington</a> describes how structured datasets produced by UK Government departments and agencies are being archived and made available to users.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The National Archives has been building up a collection of UK Government datasets since 1997 under a contract with the University of London Computer Centre (<a href="http://www.ulcc.ac.uk/">ULCC</a>) [<a href="#1">1</a>]. The archived datasets are available to users free of charge through the World Wide Web and are known as the National Digital Archive of Datasets (<a href="http://ndad.ulcc.ac.uk/">NDAD</a>) [<a href="#2">2</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/ndad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue39 feature article jeffrey darlington iso ordnance survey swiss federal archives the national archives university of london archives ascii cataloguing data data management data set database digital archive digital preservation file format foi gis graphics metadata operating system preservation privacy research search technology software sql standards ulcc unicode video xml Thu, 29 Apr 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1025 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 An IMS Generator for the Masses http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue36/martini <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue36/martini#author1">Kelvin Hai</a>, <a href="/issue36/martini#author2">David Palmer</a> and <a href="/issue36/martini#author3">Chris Dunlop</a> of the MARTINI Project describe the architecture and operation of the Project-developed IMS Generator and show how its flexibility allows it to handle the diverse nature of data held by institutions.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>One of the aims of all JISC 7/99 projects has been to explore technologies that are generic in nature in support of improved learning and specifically, to "Identify the generic and transferable aspect of the development projects".</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue36/martini" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue36 feature article chris dunlop david palmer kelvin hai ims jisc university of east anglia accessibility copyright data database html ims enterprise java managed learning environment mobile programming language rdbms sql standards stylesheet uportal url wireless xml xsl xslt Tue, 29 Jul 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 966 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Windows Explorer: The Index Server Companion http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/nt-explorer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue33/nt-explorer#author1">Brett Burridge</a> describes the Index Server Companion, an application he has created that allows Microsoft Index Server to index content from remote websites and ODBC databases.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Microsoft's Index Server is a service supplied with the Windows NT 4.0 Server and Windows 2000 Server products. The service indexes HTML and other content residing on the file system. These indexed files may be queried using a number of techniques, but of particular relevance to web developers is the ability to build completely customised search facilities based on Active Server Pages (ASP) by making use of Index Server's Component Object Model (COM) objects.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/nt-explorer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue33 tooled up brett burridge microsoft oracle university of essex adobe apache browser cataloguing css data database doc e-business file sharing html ldap linux microsoft office mobile mysql open source operating system perl php plain text rtf samba search technology software sql sql server standards url web app web browser windows Wed, 09 Oct 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 917 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk First Impressions of Ex Libris's Metalib: Talking about a Revolution? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/metalib <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue32/metalib#author1">Nick Lewis</a> outlines key issues in the implementation of a cross-searching portal using Metalib.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Since the advent of online databases there have been concerns about the different interfaces and software provided by publishers and suppliers. In recent years, the growth in the number of databases and full-text electronic journal services has made this aspect of electronic resource provision even more challenging, particularly for Higher Education institutions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/metalib" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue32 feature article nick lewis jisc library association library of congress mla niso oclc university of east anglia agora dner elib justeis archives authentication bibliographic data cataloguing copac data database ejournal higher education html hypertext interoperability ldap library management systems licence metadata opac open archives initiative passwords portal repositories research resource discovery search technology sfx software sql standards url xml z39.50 Sun, 07 Jul 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 889 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk WWW2002 Here http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/www2002 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue32/www2002#author1">Libby Miller</a> sends notes from the WW2002 conference in Hawaii.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>WWW2002 <a href="#[1]">[1]</a> was the 11th annual World Wide Web Conference, held this year in Tourist Hell (Waikiki), Hawaii. WWW2002 ran over three days, with 10 refereed tracks including one on the Semantic Web, and six 'alternate' tracks. All the papers from the conference are available online in html <a href="#[2]">[2]</a>. You might also like to look at the RDF Interest group chatlogs and blog pages for the days covering the conference <a href="#[3]">[3]</a> and I also have some photos <a href="#[4]">[4]</a> as does Dave Beckett <a href="#[5]">[5]</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/www2002" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue32 event report libby miller google ilrt jisc ukoln university of bath university of bristol w3c adobe archives blog copyright data database dublin core flash graphics html infrastructure javascript metadata pics programming language rdf search technology semantic web sql svg url vector graphics web services wireless xml xslt Sun, 07 Jul 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 903 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Content Management Systems: Who Needs Them? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/techwatch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue30/techwatch#author1">Paul Browning</a> and <a href="/issue30/techwatch#author2">Mike Lowndes</a> explore the CMS concept and look at the available tools.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Content management? That’s what librarians do, right? But we’ve already got a <i>library management system</i> (LMS) – why should we consider a <i>content management system</i> (CMS)?</p> <p>The second initial is perhaps misleading – “manipulation” rather than “management” might better summarise the goals of a CMS. Content creation and content re-purposing are fundamental aspects which tend to lie outside the current LMS domain.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/techwatch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue30 feature article mike lowndes paul browning jisc microsoft university of bath university of bristol accessibility adobe archives authentication browser cache content management crm css data database document management dublin core e-business e-government framework ftp html interoperability intranet java javascript knowledge management ldap library management systems managed learning environment metadata mis opac open archives initiative open source perl personalisation php plain text portal provenance python rdf repositories research rss search technology soap software sql standards syndication web development wireless xhtml xml xsl xslt Fri, 25 Jan 2002 00:00:00 +0000 editor 849 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Windows NT Explorer: Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/ntexplorer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue29/ntexplorer#author1">Brett Burridge</a> investigates the use of the Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP), the XML-based protocol that is taking a leading role in the emerging area of Web Services.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Previous Windows NT Explorer articles featured in Ariadne have looked at some of the essentials tools and technologies for web development on the Microsoft Windows platform, namely Internet Information Server <a href="#1">[1]</a> and Active Server Pages <a href="#2">[2]</a>. The focus this issue is the Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP). The protocol is a core technology in the provision of web services across the Internet. While SOAP is not a Microsoft specific technology, the protocol is being embraced by the company as it focuses effort on the provision of web services.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/ntexplorer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue29 regular column brett burridge ibm microsoft university of essex w3c apache authentication data database e-business html javascript mobile operating system passwords perl php programming language soap software sql sql server uddi url web app web development web services windows wsdl xml Tue, 02 Oct 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 828 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The Filling in the PIE: HeadLine's Resource Data Model http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue27/paschoud <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue27/paschoud#author1">John Paschoud</a> explains the concepts of representation and use of metadata in the Resource Data Model (RDM) that has been developed by the HeadLine project.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h1 id="header-1">&nbsp;</h1> <p>This article explains the concepts of representation and use of metadata describing library information resource collections in the Resource Data Model (RDM) that has been developed by the HeadLine project [http://www.headline.ac.uk/]. It is based on documentation originally intended for library staff who may become involved in maintenance of metadata in the RDM, as the deliverables of the project are handed-over into mainstream use.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue27/paschoud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue27 feature article john paschoud d-lib magazine iso london school of economics microsoft elib jisc information environment authentication bibliographic data bibliographic record cataloguing data data model data set database ejournal graphics html identifier interoperability library management systems licence metadata mis object database preservation repositories research rslp schema search technology software sql standards thesaurus url usability z39.50 Fri, 23 Mar 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 769 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The LEODIS Database http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue27/leodis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue27/leodis#author1">Jonathan Kendal</a> on the creation of LEODIS, a Public Libraries sector digitization and database project.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Personal_Background">Personal Background</h3> <p>To begin with, as this is predominantly a libraries publication I feel an introduction to my background may be helpful in understanding this approach to digitisation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue27/leodis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue27 feature article jonathan kendal manchester metropolitan university microsoft oracle archives browser cataloguing csv data database digitisation dublin core identifier internet explorer intranet javascript jpg programming language purl research search technology software sql standards tiff url video Fri, 23 Mar 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 775 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Building on BUILDER http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/builder <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/builder#author1">Ian Upton</a> explores the achievements of this Windows NT server based project.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Developing_the_Builder_Products:_Infrastructure">Developing the Builder Products:&nbsp;Infrastructure</h3> <p>The project plan detailed a number of different products, or technology demonstrators, that BUILDER would develop as part of its researches into an 'institutional hybrid library'. Initially each of these products was seen as a separate development having a unique set of needs and technological problems to solve. This view soon changed! As we started to look at implementation common strands started to appear.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/builder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 feature article ian upton microsoft talis university of birmingham university of oxford adobe authentication cataloguing data data management data set database free software infrastructure java library management systems linux metadata operating system perl python search technology software sql sql server url web app windows Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 746 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Clumps Come Up Trumps http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/clumps26 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/clumps26#author1">Helena Gillis</a>, <a href="/issue26/clumps26#author2">Verity Brack</a>, <a href="/issue26/clumps26#author3">John Gilby</a> and <a href="/issue26/clumps26#author4">Marian Hogg</a> review the four eLib CLUMP projects now at the end of their funding periods.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This article is an end of project review of the Large Scale Resource Discovery strand of the eLib Phase 3 Programme. Four ‘clump’ [1] projects were funded, CAIRNS, M25 Link, and RIDING are regionally based, and Music Libraries Online (MLO) is subject based.</p> <p>One question that this article aims to answer is ‘Have the clumps projects been a success?’ The following sections highlight some of the many issues that the four projects have looked at and the progress that has been made.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/clumps26" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 feature article helena gillis john gilby marian hogg verity brack ahds bldsc british library iso jisc library of congress london school of economics talis university of glasgow university of sheffield agora dner elib jafer aacr2 authentication bath profile bibliographic data bibliographic record browser cataloguing collection description copyright data data set database higher education identifier information retrieval interoperability marc marc21 metadata opac perl php research resource discovery rslp schema search technology software sql standards thesaurus url video vocabularies web browser z39.50 Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 749 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk NT Explorer http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/nt-explorer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/nt-explorer#author1">Brett Burridge</a> Looks at Microsoft's Site Server 3.0 Commerce Edition.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Microsoft were late to realise the potential of the Internet, so many of their Internet products came about through the acquisition of other companies. In order to advance Windows NT Server as a viable platform for e-commerce, in 1996 Microsoft acquired e-Shop Inc., a small company specialising in e-commerce software. e-Shop's software was integrated into Microsoft Merchant Server 1.0, which subsequently evolved into Microsoft Commerce Server 2.0. Version 3.0 was released in early 1998, and added support for Internet Information Server (IIS) 4.0 and Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS).</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/nt-explorer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 tooled up brett burridge amazon microsoft oracle university of essex university of sussex browser cataloguing content management cookie data data mining database e-business graphics java perl personalisation research search technology software sql sql server standards url web resources windows Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 762 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The Klearinghouse: An Inventory of Knowledge Technologies http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/brett <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue25/brett#author1">George Brett</a> discusses part of a model of distributed user support, The Klearinghouse. The National Laboratory for Applied Network Research (NLANR) has been actively supporting high performance applications and networking for the past five years. The Klearinghouse is a next generation effort of the Advanced Applications Clearinghouse which is in the Distributed Applications Support Team of the NLANR.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Research and Education, especially higher education, have been key players in the development of various information technologies including the Internet. While advances in networking, computing, scientific research and education applications have been proceeding at a rapid pace, what has been lacking is a coordinated effort to capture, collect, or otherwise systematically organize the experience, knowledge and other product of the work done.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/brett" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue25 feature article george brett arl carnegie mellon university cni coalition for networked information ncsa aggregation cataloguing crm data database dissemination higher education identifier knowledge base knowledge management licence multimedia perl portal research schema software sql url video web browser xml Sat, 23 Sep 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 726 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk ZOPE: Swiss Army Knife for the Web? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/zope <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue25/zope#author1">Paul Browning</a> looks at this multiple authoring environment.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Motivation">Motivation</h2> <p>I would be surprised if most people don't feel a sense of achievement when they author their first Web page. It's the first thing you ever made which potentially the rest of the world can see. Others learn about your new skill and before you know it you've become the departmental webperson and are buried in an avalanche of other people's content to "put on the Web".</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/zope" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue25 feature article paul browning oracle university of bristol university of wales access control apache authentication browser content management data database ftp html hypertext internet explorer ldap linux mysql object database open source passwords perl php python rdf samba search technology soap software solaris sql standards url web browser windows xml Sat, 23 Sep 2000 23:00:00 +0000 editor 730 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EPRESS http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/epress <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue23/epress#author1">Stuart Peters</a> on EPRESS text management software tools, currently in development.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Electronic Publishing Resource Service (EPRESS)<sup><a href="#ref1">[1]</a></sup> is developing an online database system to aid the administration of electronic journals and make information available to a distributed Editorial team. Having identified labour as the greatest contributing cost toward electronic journal publication, EPRESS aims to reduce the burden by automating many of the functions of the Editorial Assistant and the publisher.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/epress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 feature article stuart peters jisc university of surrey elib apache archives authentication bibliographic data browser cataloguing copyright data database dublin core ftp gif graphics html metadata operating system passwords perl research rtf search technology sgml software sql standards url web browser Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 683 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Digitizing Wilfrid http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/digiwilf <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue21/digiwilf#author1">Philip Hunter</a> talks to Stuart Lee about the prizewinning 'Wilfrid Owen Multimedia Digital Archive' and the JTAP 'Virtual Seminars on WW1'.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>PH</strong> How did the WWW1 JTAP seminars get started?</p> <p><strong>SL</strong> A long time ago we did a set of Hypercard stacks on Isaac Rosenberg, which I converted for the web in January ‘95, and then when the JTAP call came out I thought that we could expand the tutorial and make four tutorials. And then we had all the archive nearby: we thought we would tackle the idea of creating both online tutorials and a digital archive which lecturers could use.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/digiwilf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue21 feature article philip hunter british library imperial college london ucisa ukoln university of bath university of oxford first world war poetry perseus archives bibliographic data cataloguing copyright database digital archive digitisation dtd ead graphics html hypertext javascript multimedia photoshop research search technology sgml software sql standards tei url video windows Wed, 22 Sep 1999 23:00:00 +0000 editor 632 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Windows NT Explorer http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/nt-explorer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue21/nt-explorer#author1">Brett Burridge</a> on Internet Information Server (IIS 4.0)</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>IIS has been around for quite some time now. IIS 2.0 can be found on the Windows NT 4.0 Server installation CD-ROM. This version of IIS was pretty basic, and changing advanced settings usually involved messing around with the Windows registry. Version 3.0 was little different from 2.0, but it did see the introduction of server-side scripting through the use of the innovative Active Server Pages <a href="#1">[1]</a>. By contrast, version 4.0 of IIS saw a radical change to the application. IIS 4.0 sported a completely new user interface, a host of new features, and improved reliability.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue21/nt-explorer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue21 tooled up brett burridge jisc microsoft oracle ukoln university of bath university of essex access control apache browser cache cataloguing cd-rom copyright data data management database e-business ftp html internet explorer intranet java operating system passwords perl personalisation scripting language search technology software sql sql server standards url web app web browser web services windows xml Wed, 22 Sep 1999 23:00:00 +0000 editor 642 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Windows NT Explorer http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue20/nt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue20/nt#author1">Brett Burridge</a> discusses Active Server Pages (ASP) - one of the most useful facilities provided by Windows NT server.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This column is intended to bring users' attention to the value of employing Windows NT server technology within their institution. This issue covers Active Server Pages (ASP) - one of the most useful benefits of having a Windows NT based web server.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue20/nt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue20 tooled up brett burridge microsoft university of essex browser cataloguing cookie copyright data database html hypertext intranet javascript ldap licence linux operating system perl php programming language scripting language search technology software sql sql server url web app web browser web development windows x.500 Mon, 21 Jun 1999 23:00:00 +0000 editor 619 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Minotaur: We Must Not Be Driven by IT http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue12/minotaur <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue12/minotaur#author1">Ray Lester</a> says IT is not just a tool in an information strategy.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>We must not be driven by IT. IT is just a tool. We should be formulating information strategies, not IT strategies.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue12/minotaur" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue12 regular column ray lester apple ukoln data dublin core higher education intellectual property internet explorer intranet java metadata sql sql server standards windows z39.50 Wed, 19 Nov 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 422 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk ACORN Implemented http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue10/acorn <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue10/acorn#author1">Jon Knight</a> and <a href="/issue10/acorn#author2">Richard Goodman</a> describe the technical implementation of the ACORN system.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue10/acorn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue10 project update jon knight richard goodman ansi loughborough university microsoft talis acorn elib adobe authentication browser copyright data database html identifier infrastructure linux ocr opac operating system passwords perl programming language samba software solaris sql standards telnet web browser windows Fri, 18 Jul 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 356 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk From the Trenches: Network Services on a Shoestring http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue2/knight <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue2/knight#author1">Jon Knight</a> describes how Linux is a cheap and useful operating system for library systems units and the like.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>If you work in a library systems unit, it can sometimes be a bit depressing reading the computer press. At a time when budgets are often fixed or falling and the expectations of patrons and other library staff are constantly rising, the last thing that the system team need is for the latest and greatest operating systems and applications to arrive demanding the latest hardware if they are to be usable.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue2/knight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue2 tooled up jon knight apache software foundation ibm loughborough university microsoft ncsa apache ascii authentication browser cd-rom database graphics html hypertext linux mac os opac operating system search technology software sql standards telnet video vt100 web browser windows Tue, 19 Mar 1996 00:00:00 +0000 editor 66 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk