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This page provides an overview of 547 articles related to 'higher education', 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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Higher, post-secondary, tertiary, or third level education refers to the stage of learning that occurs at universities, academies, colleges, seminaries and institutes of technology. Higher education also includes certain collegiate-level institutions, such as vocational schools, trade schools, and career colleges, that award academic degrees or professional certifications. The right of access to higher education is enshrined in a number of international human rights instruments. The UN International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of 1966 declares, in Article 13, that "higher education shall be made equally accessible to all, on the basis of capacity, by every appropriate means, and in particular by the progressive introduction of free education". In Europe, Article 2 of the First Protocol to the European Convention on Human Rights, adopted in 1950, obligates all signatory parties to guarantee the right to education. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Higher Education Institution)

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

  • Number of articles referring to 'higher education': 547 (31.4% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'higher education' across all Ariadne articles: 1421
  • Average number of references to 'higher education' per Ariadne article: 2.60
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'higher education': 1996-01
  • Trending factor of 'higher education': 45 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'higher education':

  1. brian kelly (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. jill russell (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. philip hunter (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. martin white (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. paul miller (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Title Article summary Date

E-Commerce in Higher Education: Can We Afford to Do Nothing?

Andrew Aird on the impact of e-commerce on the non-commercial sector.

January 2001, issue26, feature article

Understanding the Searching Process for Visually Impaired Users of the Web (NoVA)

Jenny Craven gives an overview of the Resource funded NoVA project (Non-visual access to the digital library).

January 2001, issue26, feature article

BIOME News

Paula Manning with a brief report on the official launch of BIOME at the Royal Society on the 2nd of November 2000.

January 2001, issue26, event report

Web Focus: The Web On Your Phone and TV

Brian Kelly looks at the Web Beyond the PC.

January 2001, issue26, tooled up

Editorial Introduction to Issue 25: Beyond the Web Site

Philip Hunter on the contents of Ariadne issue 25 and recent developments in the world of Digital Library initiatives.

September 2000, issue25, editorial

A Policy Context: eLib and the Emergence of the Subject Gateways

Derek Law and Lorcan Dempsey outline some of the features of the policy environment which led to the setting up of the influential 'subject gateways' as part of the UK Electronic Libraries Programme (eLib).

September 2000, issue25, feature article

The Klearinghouse: An Inventory of Knowledge Technologies

George Brett 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.

September 2000, issue25, feature article

Virtual Universities: Institutional Issues for Information Professionals

Jonathan Foster examines the institutional implications of networked approaches to learning for information professionals.

September 2000, issue25, feature article

Web Focus: Institutional Web Management Workshop - The Joined Up Web

Brian Kelly reports on the "Institutional Web Management Workshop: The Joined-Up Web" event, held in Bath.

September 2000, issue25, tooled up

Web Watch: A Survey Of Web Server Software Used In UK University Web Sites

Brian Kelly A Survey Of Web Server Software Used In UK University Web Sites.

September 2000, issue25, tooled up

Review: The Intellectual Foundation of Information Organization

Maurice Line reviews Elaine Svenonius' 'The Intellectual Foundation of Information Organization', published by MIT Press.

September 2000, issue25, review

Editorial Introduction to Issue 24: Plumbing the Digital Library

Philip Hunter introduces Ariadne 24.

June 2000, issue24, editorial

Theory and Practice of the Virtual University

Neil Pollock and James Cornford report on UK universities use of new technologies.

June 2000, issue24, feature article

Adaptive Developments for Learning in the Hybrid Library

Wilma Alexander on the SELLIC Project and its aim to support the use of electronic resources in teaching science and engineering.

June 2000, issue24, feature article

Agora: From Information Maze to Market

Bridget Robinson, David Palmer and Rosemary Russell outline the Agora cross-searching software project, and its technical background.

June 2000, issue24, feature article

JSTOR Usage

Alison Murphy reports on the JSTOR electronic journals project continuing success.

June 2000, issue24, feature article

Web Focus: Reflections On WWW9

Brian Kelly reports on the WWW9 conference, held in Amsterdam, in May 2000.

June 2000, issue24, tooled up

Web Watch: A Survey Of Numbers of UK University Web Servers

How many web servers are there in the UK Higher Education community? Brian Kelly provides some answers.

June 2000, issue24, tooled up

Library Resource Sharing and Discovery: Catalogues for the 21st Century

Ariadne reports on the highlights of the recent Glasgow CLUMPS one day conference

June 2000, issue24, event report

JASPER Further Education Meeting

Martin Hamilton reports on the recent JASPER one day meeting on the expansion of JISC services to cover the FE community.

June 2000, issue24, event report

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

June 2000, issue24, news and events

The World's Greatest Dictionary' Goes Online

Juliet New explains the background to the electronic version of the Oxford English Dictionary, launched on the 14 March 2000.

March 2000, issue23, feature article

Convergence of Electronic Entertainment and Information Systems

John Kirriemuir explores the technology and impact of expanding internet access.

March 2000, issue23, feature article

I Say What I Mean, but Do I Mean What I Say?

Paul Miller reports on the latest MODELS workshop, and looks at the need for controlled terminologies and thesauri.

March 2000, issue23, feature article

The DISinHE Centre: Web CT Accessibility

Murray Rowan examines WebCT from the point of view of accessibility.

March 2000, issue23, regular column

Planet SOSIG

Justine Kitchen of the Resource Discovery Network Centre reports on the recent SOSIG relaunch, and Debra Hiom explores New Learning and Teaching Support Networks in the Social Sciences

March 2000, issue23, regular column

EEVL: EMC Update

Sheridan Dunkley on the partnership between Islington Libraries, London, and CyberSkills.

March 2000, issue23, regular column

Web Focus: The Use of Third-Party Web Services

Brian Kelly discusses the use of third-party web services.

March 2000, issue23, tooled up

Web Watch: A Survey of Links to UK University Web Sites

Brian Kelly reports on the number of links to University web sites.

March 2000, issue23, tooled up

Catalogues for the 21st Century

Ariadne reports on a one-day Workshop presented by the eLib Clump Projects at Goldsmiths College in London on the 3rd of March

March 2000, issue23, event report

Editorial Introduction to Issue 22: Ariadne's Thread

Philip Hunter introduces Ariadne issue 22, looks at Ariadne's web accesses for the past year, and previews the Distributed National Electronic Resource (DNER).

December 1999, issue22, editorial

RDN: Resource Discovery Network

Alistair Dunning reviews the launch of the RDN (Resource Discovery Network)

December 1999, issue22, feature article

Clumps As Catalogues

Peter Stubley asks whether CLUMPS as catalogues are 'virtual success or failure?'

December 1999, issue22, feature article

Digitizing Intellectual Property: The Oxford Scoping Study

Stuart Lee discusses the Mellon Digitization Scoping Study for Oxford University.

December 1999, issue22, feature article

Delivering the Electronic Library: The ARIADNE Reader

John MacColl on the new ARIADNE Reader.

December 1999, issue22, feature article

Metadata for Digital Preservation: An Update

Michael Day discusses 'Metadata for Digital Preservation'.

December 1999, issue22, regular column

Web Watch: A Survey of Institutional Web Gateways

Brian Kelly surveys institutional web gateways.

December 1999, issue22, tooled up

An Overview of Subject Gateway Activities in Australia

Debbie Campbell looks at how the original criteria proposed for an IMesh map against these Australian initiatives.

September 1999, issue21, feature article

Z39.50 for All

Paul Miller looks at the Z39.50 standard and attempts to extract some meaning from the mass of associated literature.

September 1999, issue21, feature article

DISinHE: Web Content Accessibility

Paul Booth discusses Web content accessibility.

September 1999, issue21, regular column

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