Table of contents: issue3 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/225/issues/all?article-type=event%20report&term=&organisation=&project=&author= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en ELVIRA http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/elvira <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue3/elvira#author1">Tessa Bruce</a> from the ResIDe eLib project describes the recent high profile electronic libraries conference hosted by De Montfort University.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Hurrah! Users enter the Metaverse.......in their anoraks?</p> <p>The third Electronic Library and Visual Information Research (ELVIRA) conference opened on 30th April. The conference was truly international with delegates and speakers from Japan, Australia and throughout Europe. The conference was as usual very well organised and in extremely comfortable surroundings.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/elvira" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue3 event report tessa bruce de montfort university hefce jisc mpeg tilburg university university of bristol university of northumbria at newcastle university of southampton elib midrib copyright data database digital library ejournal framework higher education identifier information retrieval infrastructure licence mpeg-2 multimedia ocr research search technology software video z39.50 Sat, 18 May 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 86 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Anoraks and cardigans (2): New Text Search Engines, Bath, April 1996 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/bath <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue3/bath#author1">Nigel Ford</a>, who gave the summary address, gives us his impressions of the April 1996 Infonortics conference n Bath on text retrieval.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The 1996 Bath meeting raised some interesting questions - some explicit and others less so - like "Do we really need librarians?" And "Is traditional information work such a backwater that it takes 30 years for technology to transfer from the research laboratory into professional practice?"</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/bath" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue3 event report nigel ford ocr research search technology thesaurus Sat, 18 May 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 87 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk UC and R Study Conference: Access versus Holdings - A Virtual Impossibility? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/ucr <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue3/ucr#author1">Jim Huntingford</a> listens to the 'access verses holdings' debate at the Library Association's University, College and Research group conference.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>New ways of addressing the 'access versus holdings' debate were explored in March at the <a href="http://www.fdgroup.co.uk/uc&amp;rconf.htm">annual meeting</a> of the University, College and Research Group of the Library Association, held at New Hall College, <a href="http://www.cam.ac.uk/">Cambridge</a>. The topics covered included electronic access, user education, the difficulties faced by distance learners, staff development, budget management and undergraduate access to networked learning resources.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/ucr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue3 event report jim huntingford british library de montfort university glasgow caledonian university library association loughborough university university of cambridge university of sunderland elib copyright graphics research search technology Sat, 18 May 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 88 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk CURL OPAC launch http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/copac <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue3/copac#author1">Andrew Cooper</a> describes the CURL OPAC launch in Manchester.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Consortium of University Research Libraries (<a href="http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/curl/intro.html">CURL</a>) has for some years maintained a database of machine-readable catalogue records contributed by member libraries to enable the costs of cataloguing to be kept down, to members' mutual benefit.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue3/copac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue3 event report andrew cooper jisc university of leeds university of manchester elib bibliographic data cataloguing copac data data set database higher education infrastructure natural language processing opac passwords portfolio research search technology software tagging telnet vt100 z39.50 Sat, 18 May 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 89 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Netskills http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/article/netskills <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue3/walter_in_bradford#author1">Walter Scales</a> from the Netskills project describes the trials and tribulations of putting together and presenting a Netskills talk</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The 3D buffs amongst you may recall the <i>3D &amp; Multimedia on Internet, WWW, &amp; Networks Conference</i>, 17th-18th April 96. This was intended to meet people's interests in the areas of WWW, networking, 3D, multimedia, cyberspace, computer graphics, CSCW, virtual working, and networked applications.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/article/netskills" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue3 event report walter scales microsoft newcastle university archives cataloguing digital archive graphics html java mailbase multimedia rae research search technology software standards streaming url Sat, 18 May 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 90 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk