Overview of content related to 'higher education' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/15918/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=&issue=issue23 RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en The World's Greatest Dictionary' Goes Online http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/oed-online <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue23/oed-online#author1">Juliet New</a> explains the background to the electronic version of the Oxford English Dictionary, launched on the 14 March 2000.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/oed-online" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 feature article juliet new stanford university university of oxford accessibility data database higher education html java research search technology sgml software url Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 677 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Convergence of Electronic Entertainment and Information Systems http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/convergence <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue23/convergence#author1">John Kirriemuir</a> explores the technology and impact of expanding internet access.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="The_past">The past</h2> <p>Video games have been around for a lot longer than most people realise. Many people can remember playing games on their ZX Spectrum (1982), or even their cartridge-based Atari VCS (1978). However, before these systems came into being there had already been a decade of video game development, mostly based in the US and Japan.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/convergence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 feature article john kirriemuir bbc jisc microsoft mpeg open university university of strathclyde acorn authentication bibliographic data browser copyright database digital library dvd geospatial data gis graphics higher education internet explorer mobile mp3 multimedia operating system privacy research search technology software standardisation standards url video visualisation web browser windows wireless wireless application profile zip Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 679 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk I Say What I Mean, but Do I Mean What I Say? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/metadata <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue23/metadata#author1">Paul Miller</a> reports on the latest MODELS workshop, and looks at the need for controlled terminologies and thesauri.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/metadata" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 feature article paul miller british library british museum iso jisc niso oclc ukoln university of bath university of hull university of strathclyde dner elib niss patois archives browser controlled vocabularies data database dewey decimal digital library e-government framework higher education iconclass interoperability metadata research resource description rslp schema search technology standards taxonomy thesaurus udc url vocabularies z39.50 Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 680 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The DISinHE Centre: Web CT Accessibility http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/disinhe <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue23/disinhe#author1">Murray Rowan</a> examines WebCT from the point of view of accessibility.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p align="">WebCT’s interface is aimed at the non-programmer and allows easy organisation of media and resources for the delivery of web-based courses. It is very popular with academics throughout the world and UK Higher Education. However, because courseware development software is highly automated, and is a relatively new field, most courseware development software currently available has some accessibility difficulties.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/disinhe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 regular column murray rowan alt university of dundee accessibility digital media higher education java software url webct windows Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 685 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Planet SOSIG http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/planet-sosig <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue23/planet-sosig#author1">Justine Kitchen</a> of the Resource Discovery Network Centre reports on the recent SOSIG relaunch, and <a href="/issue23/planet-sosig#author2">Debra Hiom</a> explores New Learning and Teaching Support Networks in the Social Sciences</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="New_Millennium_New_SOSIG">New Millennium, New SOSIG</h3> <p>On the 25th February 2000 SOSIG (Social Science Information Gateway) officially launched its brand new service at a successful one-day event in central London. Speakers at the event included Annabel Colley, website producer for BBC's Panorama and Chair of the Association for UK Media Librarians who spoke of the enormous contribution SOSIG has made to research, since its inception. "Used incorrectly, the Internet can be a huge time waster. It's been likened to a huge vandalised library: a useful analogy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/planet-sosig" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 regular column debra hiom justine kitchen bbc glasgow caledonian university hefce ilrt jisc kings college london open university university of bristol university of east anglia university of nottingham university of oxford university of southampton university of the west of england university of warwick university of york sosig cataloguing dissemination higher education knowledge base research resource discovery search technology thesaurus url Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 687 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL: EMC Update http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/eevl/emc.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/emc.html#author1">Sheridan Dunkley</a> on the partnership between Islington Libraries, London, and CyberSkills.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Engineering, Mathematics and Computing Hub (EMC) is part of the national Resource Discovery Network (RDN), and has been in existence for seven months.&nbsp; Of course, EEVL, the engineering gateway, has been operational for three-and-a-half years.&nbsp; The EMC Hub can be viewed as a collection of gateways (which may eventually become portals) with technical facilities and some co-ordination provided by Heriot-Watt University, rather than a new gateway in itself.&nbsp; The gateways in the Hub benefit greatly from the institutional support from Heriot-Watt University (EEVL), Cranfield Un</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/eevl/emc.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 regular column sheridan dunkley cranfield university heriot-watt university jisc university of birmingham eevl higher education portal resource discovery Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 688 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 Catalogues for the 21st Century http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/at-the-event <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ariadne reports on a one-day Workshop presented by the eLib Clump Projects at Goldsmiths College in London on the 3rd of March</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Last year's CLUMPS meeting took place in a large purpose built lecture theatre in the new British Library building at St Pancras. This was very handy for those of us arriving from Bath, since it is only 3 tube stops or so from Paddington to St Pancras/Kings Cross. This year the meeting is split into two events, and the first of these was arranged to happen at Goldsmiths College at New Cross in South East London. This is way out east for those coming from way out west (though amazingly still in zone 2).</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/at-the-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 event report philip hunter bldsc british library goldsmiths college iso jisc national library of australia talis ukoln university of bath agora elib aacr2 archives bath profile bibliographic data browser cataloguing data database higher education information architecture interoperability marc national library portal research search technology software standards url windows z39.50 Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 694 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk