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The Handle System is a technology specification for assigning, managing, and resolving persistent identifiers for digital objects and other resources on the Internet. The protocols specified enable a distributed computer system to store identifiers (names, or handles), of digital resources and resolve those handles into the information necessary to locate, access, and otherwise make use of the resources. That information can be changed as needed to reflect the current state and/or location of the identified resource without changing the handle. The Handle System was developed by Bob Kahn, co-inventor of the TCP/IP protocols that underlie the operation of the Internet, with support from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DARPA at the Corporation for National Research Initiatives (CNRI), which continues to develop and manage it. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Handle system)

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  • Number of articles referring to 'handle system': 15 (0.9% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'handle system' across all Ariadne articles: 40
  • Average number of references to 'handle system' per Ariadne article: 2.67
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'handle system': 1997-03
  • Trending factor of 'handle system': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'handle system':

  1. emma tonkin (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. monica duke (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. andy powell (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. ian peacock (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. paul miller (see articles on this topic by this author)

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What Is a URI?

Ian Peacock explains 'URI' in plain English.

December 1998, issue18, regular column

Unique Identifiers in a Digital World

Andy Powell reports on a seminar organised jointly by Book Industry Communication and the UKOLN on the use of unique identifiers in electronic publishing.

March 1997, issue8, event report

The Tapir: Adding E-Theses Functionality to DSpace

Richard Jones demonstrates how the Theses Alive Plugin for Institutional Repositories (Tapir) has provided E-Theses functionality for DSpace.

October 2004, issue41, feature article

The Second Digital Repositories Programme Meeting

Julie Allinson and Mahendra Mahey report on a 2-day JISC Digital Repositories Meeting focusing on project clusters working together and other related issues held by JISC in Warwick, UK over 27-28 March 2006.

April 2006, issue47, event report

The JOIN-UP Programme: Seminar on Linking Technologies

Sandy Shaw reports on a seminar bringing together experts in the field of linking technology for JISC's JOIN-UP Programme.

June 2001, issue28, event report

Task Force Meeting

Kelly Russell reports on the US CNI Conference.

March 1998, issue14, event report

Persistent Identifiers: Considering the Options

Emma Tonkin looks at the current landscape of persistent identifiers, describes several current services, and examines the theoretical background behind their structure and use.

July 2008, issue56, feature article

OpenResolver: A Simple OpenURL Resolver

Andy Powell describes UKOLN's OpenResolver, a freely available demonstration OpenURL resolver.

June 2001, issue28, feature article

Open Repositories 2008

Mahendra Mahey reports on the third international Open Repositories 2008 Conference, held at the School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton in April 2008.

July 2008, issue56, event report

Metadata: I Am a Name and a Number

Paul Miller on Digital Object Identifiers.

June 2000, issue24, regular column

Mapping the JISC IE Service Landscape

Andy Powell provides a graphical representation of how some well-known services, projects and software applications fit within the JISC Information Environment technical architecture.

July 2003, issue36, feature article

How the Use of Standards Is Transforming Australian Digital Libraries

Debbie Campbell explains how the exploitation of recent standards has allowed the National Library of Australia to digitise its collections and host federated search services and provide an improved service.

October 2004, issue41, feature article

ERPANET Seminar on Persistent Identifiers

Monica Duke reports on a two-day training seminar on persistent identifiers held by ERPANET in Cork, Ireland over 17-18 June 2004.

July 2004, issue40, event report

A DRY CRIG Event for the IE Demonstrator

Paul Walk reports on an 'unconference' for developers working in and around the JISC Information Environment and institutional systems, hosted by UKOLN at the University of Bath in June 2008.

July 2008, issue56, event report

23rd International CODATA Conference

Alex Ball reports on a conference on ‘Open Data and Information for a Changing Planet’ held by the International Council for Science’s Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) at Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan on 28–31 October 2012.

November 2012, issue70, event report

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