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AC/DC

Dave Beckett and Neil Smith explain a search engine that only indexes sites in the .ac.uk domain.

May 1996, issue3, feature article

Electronic Journals, Evolutionary Niches

Brian Whalley describes what academics want from their journals and shows how these criteria can be met by an on-line journal.

May 1996, issue3, feature article

Link: A New Beginning for BUBL

Dennis Nicholson and Joanne Gold present an overview of 'daughter of BUBL'.

May 1996, issue3, feature article

Mailbase Reviewed

Terry Hanson reviews the mother of academic mailing list systems in the UK.

May 1996, issue3, feature article

Mailing Lists: Keeping Up With eLib

We point out the advantages of being on the lis-elib mailing list, and briefly describe the other public eLib mailing lists currently in use.

May 1996, issue3, feature article

Meta Detectors

Lorcan Dempsey talks about metadata and the development of resource discovery services in the UK.

May 1996, issue3, feature article

Short Loan Projects

John MacColl discusses some of the issues involved in the digitisation of short loan collections.

May 1996, issue3, feature article

project update
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ADAM: Information Gateway to Resources on the Internet in Art, Design, Architecture and Media

Nearly half a year after the project’s official start date, ADAM has a fledgling information gateway to information on the Internet in art, design, architecture and media. Tony Gill, ADAM Project Leader, outlines what has been achieved so far, and some of the challenges that lie directly ahead.

May 1996, issue3, project update

FIDDO: Focused Investigation of Document Delivery Options

Anne Morris, project manager, describes a project from the Supporting Studies area of the eLib programme.

May 1996, issue3, project update

Internet Archaeology

Alan Vince, the managing editor of Internet Archaeology, describes an electronic journal that will apply the multimedia aspects of the Web to the field of archaeological research.

May 1996, issue3, project update

ROADS: Resource Organisation and Discovery in Subject-Based Services

Rachel Heery, the ROADS Research Officer, describes this project from the Access to Network Resources area of the Electronic Libraries Programme. The deliverables of this project will constitute a large portion of the underlying software for most of the other projects in the same programme area, as well as other eLib and non-eLib projects, and therefore is one of the more crucial facets of the overall programme.

May 1996, issue3, project update

Sociological Research Online: Web-based Journal for the Social Sciences

Nigel Gilbert describes Sociological Research Online, a project from the Electronic Journals section of the Electronic Libraries Programme. SocResOnline is a (free) Web-based journal for people involved in Sociology and Sociology-related fields; it contains refereed articles, a substantial number of reviews and debating forums.

May 1996, issue3, project update

event report
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Anoraks and cardigans (2): New Text Search Engines, Bath, April 1996

Nigel Ford, who gave the summary address, gives us his impressions of the April 1996 Infonortics conference n Bath on text retrieval.

May 1996, issue3, event report

CURL OPAC launch

Andrew Cooper describes the CURL OPAC launch in Manchester.

May 1996, issue3, event report

ELVIRA

Tessa Bruce from the ResIDe eLib project describes the recent high profile electronic libraries conference hosted by De Montfort University.

May 1996, issue3, event report

Netskills

Walter Scales from the Netskills project describes the trials and tribulations of putting together and presenting a Netskills talk

May 1996, issue3, event report

UC and R Study Conference: Access versus Holdings - A Virtual Impossibility?

Jim Huntingford listens to the 'access verses holdings' debate at the Library Association's University, College and Research group conference.

May 1996, issue3, event report

regular column
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Burnside Writes

John Burnside has a quick look at poetry on the Net.

May 1996, issue3, regular column

Copyright Corner

Charles Oppenheim on the copyright issues that all eLib (and many other projects) should be aware of.

May 1996, issue3, regular column

Down Your Way

Alison Kilgour checks out the networking facilities in the Library of York University.

May 1996, issue3, regular column

Interface: George H Brett II, in Interview

An interview with George H. Brett II, International Library and Networking consultant.

May 1996, issue3, regular column

Minotaur (Sceptics Column)

Mary Hope doubts the wisdom of children using the Internet at school.

May 1996, issue3, regular column

Public Libraries Corner: Internet Activity in Public Libraries

Sarah Ormes on Internet activity in the Public Libraries domain.

May 1996, issue3, regular column

Sideline

Sheona Farquhar makes the mistake of thinking that any conference held outside Aberdeen has to be warmer.

May 1996, issue3, regular column

View from the Hill: Rob Ainsley

Rob Ainsley, editor of a clutch of Internet-based classical music journals, expounds on the dynamics of ejournals on the Internet.

May 1996, issue3, regular column

Wire: Dave Beckett, Interviewed

Dave Beckett is subjected to an interview via email.

May 1996, issue3, regular column

odds and ends
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Downtime

Ariadne offers its readers a cartoon, poem, and caption competition.

May 1996, issue3, odds and ends

editorial
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Editorial Introduction to Issue 3

John Kirriemuir, Editor, introduces the Web version of Ariadne.

May 1996, issue3, editorial

tooled up
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From the Trenches: Networking (Notworking?) CD-ROMS

Jon Knight on the perils and problems of networking CD ROMs.

May 1996, issue3, tooled up

Netskills Corner: Fifth WWW Conference, Paris

Brian Kelly undertakes the arduous task of attending the 5th WWW Conference in Paris (is there a 'smiley' for 'green with envy'?).

May 1996, issue3, tooled up

URL Monitoring Software and Services

Paul Hollands describes and compares tools to help you notice when a Web-based resource has been updated.

May 1996, issue3, tooled up

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