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This page provides an overview of 581 articles related to 'standards', 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 technical standard is an established norm or requirement about technical systems. It is usually a formal document that establishes uniform engineering or technical criteria, methods, processes and practices. In contrast, a custom, convention, company product, corporate standard, etc. which becomes generally accepted and dominant is often called a de facto standard. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Technical standard)

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

  • Number of articles referring to 'standards': 581 (33.4% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'standards' across all Ariadne articles: 1582
  • Average number of references to 'standards' per Ariadne article: 2.72
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'standards': 1996-01
  • Trending factor of 'standards': 106.6 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'standards':

  1. brian kelly (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. emma tonkin (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. ann chapman (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. philip hunter (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. michael day (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Minotaur: We Must Not Be Driven by IT

Ray Lester says IT is not just a tool in an information strategy.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

Public Libraries Corner: Soul and Song

Lorcan Dempsey writes about the recent report: New Library: the People's Network.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

Search Engines Corner: Moving Up the Ranks

Tracey Stanley looks at how search engines rank their results.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

Web Focus: WebWatching UK Universities and Colleges

Brian Kelly describes the WebWatch project.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

Hylife

Ian Winkworth describes a Hybrid Library project for all.

January 1998, issue13, project update

Music Libraries Online

Celia Duffy describes a virtual music catalogue.

January 1998, issue13, project update

Down Your Way: University of Ulster, Coleraine

Isobel Stark investigates University of Ulster, Coleraine.

January 1998, issue13, regular column

Planet SOSIG: Politically Correct - Editing the Politics Section of SOSIG

Heather Dawson from The British Library of Political and Economic Science talks about her role as a SOSIG Section Editor.

January 1998, issue13, regular column

Public Libraries Corner: Ask A Librarian

Sarah Ormes reviews the online reference query service that EARL has developed which draws on the cooperation of 40 libraries around the country.

January 1998, issue13, regular column

What Is an Intranet?

Glen Monks explains the buzz word: intranet.

January 1998, issue13, regular column

An End User's View

Oliver de Peyer with his personal view of what it is like being on the other side of the the metaphorical electronic issue desk.

March 1998, issue14, feature article

Internet Resources for Older People

Internet resources for older people: Monica Blake describes some findings from the Internet and Older People Project, funded by The British Library Research and Innovation Centre Digital Library Research Programme.

March 1998, issue14, feature article

So What Is So Exciting about LAMDA?

Frederick Friend explains about electronic document delivery in London and Manchester.

March 1998, issue14, project update

Down Your Way: Cyberworld Croydon

Lyndon Pugh took a trip to the cyberworld of Croydon, to see 'what was going down'.

March 1998, issue14, regular column

A Knight's Tale: Networked CD-ROM Redirectors

Jon Knight describes how MSCDEX.EXE and networked CD-ROM redirectors can introduce difficulties when using Windows 95 and NT to provide access to library CD-ROMs.

March 1998, issue14, regular column

Metadata Corner: CrossROADS and Interoperability

Michael Day, Rachel Heery and Andy Powell report on work in progress on enhancements to the ROADS software.

March 1998, issue14, regular column

Planet SOSIG: Regard

Sue Timmis introduces REGARD, a new research database now available on the World Wide Web.

March 1998, issue14, regular column

Task Force Meeting

Kelly Russell reports on the US CNI Conference.

March 1998, issue14, event report

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

March 1998, issue14, news and events

A National Co-ordinating Body for Digital Archiving?

David Haynes discusses one possible way forward for ensuring that potentially valued digital materials are preserved for future study and use.

May 1998, issue15, feature article

The Access Catalogue Gateway to Resources

Terry Hanson explores how libraries might develop effective ways of indicating their access arrangements to their users.

May 1998, issue15, feature article

Showing Robots the Door

Ian Peacock explains how web robot access to your site can be controlled.

May 1998, issue15, tooled up

What Is XML?

Brian Kelly elucidates another infuriating three letter acronym: XML.

May 1998, issue15, tooled up

Project Builder

Stephen Pinfield outlines the aims of Project Builder, a phase-3 eLib project.

May 1998, issue15, project update

Search Engines Corner

Tracey Stanley reviews 'Northern Light', which offers features not available elsewhere.

May 1998, issue15, regular column

View from the Hill

Lyndon Pugh interviews Anne Mumford, head of JISC ASSIST.

May 1998, issue15, regular column

Down Your Way

Sarah Ormes visits a public library in Huyton, Liverpool, England.

July 1998, issue16, regular column

Electronic Access: Archives in the New Millennium

Michael Day reports from Kew on the Public Record Office view of the Brave New World of online archives.

July 1998, issue16, event report

SKIP: Skills for New Information Professionals

Penny Garrod reviews the Skills for new Information Professionals project

July 1998, issue16, project update

Teleworking from Home

Nicola Harrison, Project Assistant at Edinburgh Engineering Virtual Library (EEVL), describes her experience of teleworking.

September 1998, issue17, feature article

VERITY

Panayiotis Periorellis and Walter Scales writes about the VERITY European Telematics Project.

September 1998, issue17, project update

Web Editorial: Introduction to Issue 18

The web editors, Bernadette Daly and Philip Hunter, introduce Ariadne issue 18.

December 1998, issue18, editorial

Internet Detective: BA Students Get on the Case

Emma Worsfold and Debra Hiom introduce their "Internet Detective" online tutorial, and BA students from the final year Information Management BA at Queen Margaret College, Edinburgh, review the site.

December 1998, issue18, feature article

The ExamNet Project at De Montfort University

David James Houghton introduces the ExamNet Project, which offers access to past De Montfort University examination papers in electronic form.

December 1998, issue18, feature article

Launching an Electronic Magazine: An Overview of Value-added Features and Services

Bernadette Daly looks at a variety of electronic publications as part of the research phase in the delivery of a new Web magazine.

December 1998, issue18, feature article

Looking Back in Anger: A Retrospective

Don Revill, former Head of Information Services at Liverpool John Moores University, offers a retrospective.

December 1998, issue18, feature article

CATRIONA II Management Survey

Dennis Nicholson and Martin Smith provide a summary report of selected results from the CATRIONA II survey on the University Management of Electronic Resources.

December 1998, issue18, project update

Down Your Way: University of Abertay Dundee Library

Ariadne visits the University of Abertay Dundee's new library.

December 1998, issue18, regular column

Metadata: Cataloguing Theory and Internet Subject-based Information Gateways

Ann Chapman, Michael Day, and Debra Hiom compare library cataloguing concepts and ROADS Template creation.

December 1998, issue18, regular column

Minotaur: When Computer Knows Best?

Harold Thimbleby criticises the urge to upgrade.

December 1998, issue18, regular column

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