Overview of content related to 'software' http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/17/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=&issue=issue23 RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Editorial Introduction to Issue 23: Ariadne's Thread http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/editorial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue23/editorial#author1">Philip Hunter</a> introduces Ariadne issue 23.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Readers of this issue may have arrived expecting to read an article on the forthcoming DNER service; an article which was heavily trailed in issue 22. My apologies to you if you are among them. However, the pace of development of the DNER over the past few months has been so great that we decided, late in the editorial process, to postpone the publication of an article on the subject until issue 24. This is also in the interests of accuracy and detail.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/editorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 editorial philip hunter amazon goldsmiths college jisc ukoln university of bath university of oxford dner archives bibliographic data cataloguing copyright database portal software streaming url video web services z39.50 Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 675 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk So You Want to Build a Union Catalogue? http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/dovey <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue23/dovey#author1">Matthew Dovey</a> looks at various models of virtual union catalogues in addition to those adopted by the clump projects, and other models of physical catalogues.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In the not so distant past, if a group of libraries wished to offer a single online catalogue to their collections, they had to adopt a physical union catalogue model: i.e. they would have placed their catalogue records into a single searchable database. More recently there has been much work in virtual union catalogues, whereby the user interface offers integrated access to multiple catalogues as if they were a single catalogue. Neither of these approaches is a panacea, however – both have certain pros and cons, which makes the decision of which to adopt dependent on circumstances.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/dovey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 feature article matthew dovey oclc university of oxford elib aacr2 algorithm archives bath profile bibliographic data cataloguing copac data database information retrieval opac research search technology software standards url z39.50 Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 676 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk The World's Greatest Dictionary' Goes Online http://live.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://live.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://live.ariadne.ac.uk Convergence of Electronic Entertainment and Information Systems http://live.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://live.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://live.ariadne.ac.uk What Have the CLUMPs Ever Done for Us? http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/stubley <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue23/stubley#author1">Peter Stubley</a> puts the CLUMPs in perspective.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p align="">&nbsp;</p> <p align="">Terminology appears to have played a large part in the work associated with virtual union catalogues. We have had three years of dealing with new and slightly odd terms and only time will tell whether or not the curious word ‘clump’ becomes established in the library lexicon or whether it is simply a minor blip in cataloguing, networking and service history. Rather like the term UKLDS.</p> <p align="">&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/stubley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 feature article peter stubley british library jisc oclc university of sheffield dner elib accessibility bath profile bibliographic data bibliographic database cataloguing copac data database interoperability marc research resource discovery resource sharing rslp schema search technology software standards url vocabularies z39.50 Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 681 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk EPRESS http://live.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://live.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://live.ariadne.ac.uk A Wired Honduran Christmas http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/honduras <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue23/honduras#author1">Eddie Young</a> hooks up to the global network, with some improvised electrical plumbing</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Christmas eve we wrapped up a few simple presents, a couple of polystyrene aeroplanes, some puppets, an alphabet colouring book and a kite. We also wrapped up a clockwork Torch. Very useful around here.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/honduras" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 feature article eddie young ukoln university of bath infrastructure multimedia search technology software url windows Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 684 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk The DISinHE Centre: Web CT Accessibility http://live.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://live.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://live.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: The Use of Third-Party Web Services http://live.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://live.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://live.ariadne.ac.uk Catalogues for the 21st Century http://live.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://live.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://live.ariadne.ac.uk Review: in the Beginning... Was the Command Line http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/checkout-review/stephenson.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue23/checkout-review/stephenson.html#author1">Madeleine Shepherd</a> reviews 'In the Beginning... was the Command Line' by Neal Stephenson.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In the beginning...was the command line is a non-technical, comparative study of computer operating systems (OSs) from one man's personal viewpoint. That man is science fiction author, Neal Stephenson - styled 'the hacker Hemingway' by Newsweek. Stephenson set out to write an article for Wired magazine and so rich was the material that he ended up with a 150 page paperback, which is also available as a web essay. While it's great to have things available freely on the web, a piece this length on the screen is not easy on the eyes.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue23/checkout-review/stephenson.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue23 review madeleine shepherd apple microsoft linux open source operating system soap software windows Thu, 23 Mar 2000 00:00:00 +0000 editor 695 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk