Overview of content related to 'jisc' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/24/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=&issue=issue39 RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Editorial Introduction to Ariadne Issue 39: Humanity V Technology, Which Is in the Driving Seat? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/editorial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue39/editorial#author1">Richard Waller</a> introduces Ariadne issue 39.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Why it is in this particular issue that I should perceive two forces in ceaseless conflict, I do not know. Nonetheless my very imprecise recollection of Newton's Third Law speaks of every action having an equal and opposite reaction which puts me in mind of something <strong>Paul Browning</strong> wrote about the timeliness of <a href="/issue39/browning/">Through the Web Authoring Tools</a> .</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/editorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue39 editorial richard waller jisc the national archives ukoln jisc information environment application profile archives data set digital library ftp internet explorer lom personalisation preservation repositories resource discovery telnet Thu, 29 Apr 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1024 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Seeing Is Believing: The JISC Information Environment Presentation Programme http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/awre <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue39/awre#author1">Chris Awre</a> reviews the JISC Information Environment Presentation Programme and offers an insight to the outcomes of recent studies.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>When using various Web sites for work or leisure most of us have favourites that we start with and prefer interacting with. The reasons why we prefer one site over another may not be clear to us, but the interface of many Web sites is commonly tested to make using them as easy and straightforward as possible. Making that interface between the user and the functionality of the Web site intuitive and easy to navigate will encourage users and increase traffic. In the commercial world this can lead to higher sales or greater awareness of a product.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/awre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue39 feature article chris awre amazon iso jisc dner jisc information environment accessibility authentication data digital library framework further education infrastructure metadata personalisation search technology usability visualisation Thu, 29 Apr 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1026 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk RDN/LTSN Partnerships: Learning Resource Discovery Based on the LOM and the OAI-PMH http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/powell <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue39/powell#author1">Andy Powell</a> and <a href="/issue39/powell#author2">Phil Barker</a> explore the technical collaboration currently underway between the RDN and the LTSN and describe the RDN/LTSN LOM Application Profile and its use to support resource discovery.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Over the last eighteen months or so, the UK Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) has been funding some collaborative work between the Resource Discovery Network (<a href="http://www.rdn.ac.uk/">RDN</a>) Hubs [<a href="#1">1</a>] and Learning and Teaching Support Network (<a href="http://www.ltsn.ac.uk/">LTSN</a>) Centres [<a href="#2">2</a>]. The primary intention of these subject-based RDN/LTSN partnerships was to:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/powell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue39 feature article andy powell phil barker cetis ieee jisc mpeg oai ukoln university of bath university of oxford adl application profile archives cataloguing copyright database dcmes dcmi digital archive dublin core e-learning framework gif html identifier jacs learning object metadata learning objects lom metadata multimedia oai-pmh open archives initiative openurl portal purl quicktime resource description resource discovery schema scorm simple dublin core software standards uk lom core uri utf-8 vcard vocabularies xml xml schema xslt Thu, 29 Apr 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1027 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Towards the Digital Aquifer: Introducing the Common Information Environment http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/miller <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue39/miller#author1">Paul Miller</a> discusses current efforts by UK agencies to collaborate on a Common Information Environment that meets the diverse needs of current and future consumers of digital content and services.</p> </div> </div> </div> <dl> <dt><strong>aquifer</strong> <em>n</em></dt> <dd>underground bed or layer yielding ground water for wells and springs etc</dd> </dl> <p class="indent"><small><a href="http://www.nisus.com/Thesaurus/">Nisus Thesaurus</a> 1.0.1. All rights reserved.<br />Using the <a href="http://www.cogsci.princeton.edu/~wn/">WordNet</a> 1.7 database, © 2001 Princeton University </small></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/miller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue39 feature article paul miller bbc becta british library google jisc mla nhs princeton university the national archives ukoln jisc information environment adobe aggregation archives blog curation data database digitisation e-government e-learning e-science internet explorer interoperability personalisation portal repositories research search technology thesaurus wordnet Thu, 29 Apr 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1028 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Filling Institutional Repositories: Practical Strategies from the DAEDALUS Project http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/mackie <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue39/mackie#author1">Morag Mackie</a> describes some strategies that can be used to help populate an institutional repository.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.lib.gla.ac.uk/daedalus/index.html">DAEDALUS</a> [<a href="#1">1</a>] is a three-year project based at the University of Glasgow funded under the JISC Focus on Access to Institutional Resources (<a href="http://www.jisc.ac.uk/index.cfm?name=programme_fair">FAIR</a>) Programme [<a href="#2">2</a>]. The main focus of the project has been developing institutional repositories to hold content ranging from peer-reviewed published papers to theses and working papers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/mackie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue39 feature article morag mackie jisc oai queensland university of technology sherpa university of glasgow wellcome trust daedalus romeo archives bibliographic data copyright data database eprints institutional repository licence metadata open access perl preservation rae repositories research software standards Thu, 29 Apr 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1031 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Planet-SOSIG: A Variety of Reports http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/planet-sosig <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>This month <a href="/issue39/planet-sosig#author1">Neil Jacobs</a> reports on updates to the Regard service, Martin Poulter introduces a new Economics Assessment Bank and Emma Place highlights the programme of training and outreach conducted by SOSIG this spring.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Getting_more_from_Regard">Getting more from Regard</h2> <p>Regard is the online research service of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). It is an essential tool for anyone needing to know about UK social science. There have been some major recent developments on Regard.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/planet-sosig" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue39 regular column neil jacobs amazon ilrt jisc queen mary university of london university of london university of strathclyde sosig archives bibliographic data database graphics higher education html research search technology vle Thu, 29 Apr 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1033 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL News: EEVL, VLEs, Institutional and Library Portals http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue39/eevl#author1">Malcolm Moffat</a> discusses the use of EEVL functionality in VLEs and Portals.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>EEVL is the Internet guide to Engineering, Mathematics and Computing. It is an award-winning free service, which provides quick and reliable access to the best engineering, mathematics, and computing information available on the Internet. It is created and run by a team of information specialists from a number of universities and institutions in the UK, lead by Heriot Watt University. EEVL helps students, staff and researchers in Higher and Further Education, as well as anyone else working, studying or looking for information in Engineering, Mathematics and Computing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue39 regular column malcolm moffat coalition for networked information google heriot-watt university ims ims global learning consortium jisc university of east anglia university of glamorgan university of sheffield eevl cataloguing data database further education html information retrieval interoperability knowledge management learning objects passwords portal research resource discovery rss search technology soap srw url vle web services xml z39.50 Thu, 29 Apr 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1034 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk News from BIOME http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/biome <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue39/biome#author1">Jenny Hall</a> reports on recent news from BIOME, the Health and Life Sciences hub of the Resource Discovery Network.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="New_Internet_Resource_Booklets">New Internet Resource Booklets</h2> <p>We are delighted to announce that the brand new VetGate booklet is available for ordering or downloading from our web site. Sponsored by the Animal Health Information Specialists Group (AHIS), it covers key, evaluated, quality Internet resources in animal health. Written by subject experts at BIOME the booklet is aimed at students, researchers, academics, and practitioners in this area.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/biome" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue39 regular column jenny hall harper adams university college jisc mimas nhs university of bath university of manchester university of nottingham university of oxford university of sheffield university of stirling wellcome trust eprints uk subject portals project zetoc accessibility archives cataloguing eprints further education portal repositories usability Thu, 29 Apr 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1035 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Through the Web Authoring Tools http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/browning <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue39/browning#author1">Paul Browning</a> offers a technical review of new approaches to Web publishing.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Web is over ten years old but it has yet to realise the vision of its founder - '.... it should be possible for grandma to take a photo of grandchildren and put it on the web immediately and without fuss ....'[<a href="#1">1</a>]. The Web, for most of its users, remains a read-only medium.</p> <p>The 'Universal Canvas' is a term introduced by Microsoft; two definitions are [<a href="#2">2</a>]:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/browning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue39 tooled up paul browning jisc microsoft ucisa university of bristol apache api browser chrome content management css dhtml dom flash framework ftp higher education html instant messaging internet explorer java javascript licence linux mac os metadata open source operating system passwords perl php plain text plone schema software standards stylesheet telnet url web development widget windows xhtml xml xml schema xslt xul Thu, 29 Apr 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1037 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk At the Event: The EPrints UK Workshop http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/eprints-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue39/eprints-rpt#author1">Phil Cross</a>, <a href="/issue39/eprints-rpt#author2">Debra Hiom</a> and <a href="/issue39/eprints-rpt#author3">Emma Place</a> report on this workshop which was held at the University of Bath in February 2004.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The workshop was aimed at those interested in setting up institutional e-print servers where the outputs of their organisation (journal articles, papers, reports etc) could be published, stored and searched via a central institutional server. The event was fully booked which perhaps indicates that universities, colleges, academics and librarians are increasingly recognising the value of the e-print publishing model.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/eprints-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue39 event report debra hiom emma place phil cross ilrt jisc sherpa ukoln university of bath university of bristol university of nottingham university of southampton eprints uk gnu sosig apache archives bibliographic data copyright data database dissemination dspace ejournal eprints identifier institutional repository intellectual property java licence metadata mysql open access open archives initiative open source perl preservation provenance rae repositories research resource discovery software standards tomcat Thu, 29 Apr 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1039 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The Collection Description Schema Forum http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/cdfocus-schema-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue39/cdfocus-schema-rpt#author1">Gordon Dunsire</a> describes the one-day seminar on standard schemas for collection-level description held by UKOLN in February.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This seminar was aimed at information professionals involved in the policy, development and implementation of services based on collection-level description. Such services use a single record to describe a collection as a unit, rather than recording information about its constituent parts at the item level. There has been a great deal of activity in the United Kingdom in this area since the work carried out by Michael Heaney and UKOLN in 1999 on An Analytical model of collections and their catalogues [<a href="#1">1</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/cdfocus-schema-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue39 event report gordon dunsire jisc niso oclc ukoln university of strathclyde cc-interop jisc information environment accessibility application profile cataloguing collection description database dcmi digital library dublin core dublin core metadata initiative interoperability metadata namespace research rslp schema standards vocabularies Thu, 29 Apr 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1040 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk JISC Terminology Services Workshop http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/terminologies-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue39/terminologies-rpt#author1">Sarah Shreeves</a> reports on a one-day workshop on current developments and future directions for JISC terminology services held in London, February 2004.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Co-sponsored by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) and UKOLN, the JISC Terminology Services Workshop was held at the CBI Conference Centre in London on 13 February 2004. Terminology services are networked services which use knowledge organisation systems (such as ontologies, controlled vocabularies, and classification systems) that can be accessed at certain stages of the production and use of metadata.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/terminologies-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue39 event report sarah shreeves becta cerlim dcc jisc library of congress manchester metropolitan university mla nhs oclc ukoln university of glamorgan university of glasgow university of illinois university of manchester university of southampton university of strathclyde jisc information environment archives bibliographic data controlled vocabularies data ddc dewey decimal digital library e-learning e-science framework ict identifier infrastructure interoperability lcsh learning objects medical subject headings metadata ontologies owl portal rdf research resource description rslp schema search technology semantic web taxonomy terminology service thesaurus vocabularies Thu, 29 Apr 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1041 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The Biggest Digital Library Conference in the World http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/icdl2004-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue39/icdl2004-rpt#author1">John Paschoud</a> reports on the International Conference on Digital Libraries held in New Delhi, India, 24-27 February 2004.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="An_amazing_event_in_an_amazing_place">An amazing event, in an amazing place</h2> <p>India is an amazing place, and one that broadens the experience of any Western first-time visitor. I was no exception, and my personal conceptual scales for many things have been extended way beyond where they ended before. (I thought that South Londoners, Parisians and Milanese would be obvious contenders for the world championships in dangerous urban driving - until I tried the Delhi rush-hour in a 3-wheel taxi!)</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/icdl2004-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue39 event report john paschoud jisc london school of economics university of arizona jisc information environment archives digital library digitisation dissemination ict infrastructure mis mobile naan open source preservation research software Thu, 29 Apr 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1042 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk News and Events http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/newsline <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a name="1"></a></p> <h2 id="The_Joint_Technical_Symposium_JTS_-_24-26_June_Toronto">The Joint Technical Symposium (JTS) - 24-26 June, Toronto</h2> <p>The Joint Technical Symposium (JTS) is the international meeting for organisations and individuals involved in the preservation and restoration of original image and sound materials. This year, JTS is scheduled to be held in Toronto, Canada, June 24-26, 2004.</p> <p>Preliminary program information is now available on the JTS 2004 website. See: <a href="http://www.jts2004.org/english/program.htm">http://www.jts2004.org/english/program.htm</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/newsline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue39 news and events shirley keane andrew w mellon foundation apache software foundation austrian national library california digital library coalition for networked information dcc hefce institute of historical research jisc library of congress loughborough university lund university massachusetts institute of technology niso oai oclc oxford university press sherpa tilburg university university college cork university of glasgow university of oxford romeo adobe apache archives bibliographic data collection development copyright data data management data set dcmi digital curation digital library digital preservation digitisation document format dspace dublin core dublin core metadata initiative e-business e-government eprints file format framework further education higher education identifier information architecture information retrieval infrastructure institutional repository intellectual property interoperability jstor licence metadata mets modelling mods ms word multimedia national library oai-pmh object oriented software ogg ontologies open access open archives initiative persistent identifier preservation privacy repositories research resource management rtf search technology semantic web software syndication url usability web services wireless Thu, 29 Apr 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1044 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Book Review: Developing Academic Library Staff for Future Success http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/town-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue39/town-rvw#author1">Stephen Town</a> considers this new multi-author volume, appreciates its many qualities and reflects on the key issues for library staff development in the digital future.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This book promises to address the place of staff development in the current and future strategic management of academic libraries. The editor has assembled an impressive cast of those who are active in this field, and the authors are well able to reflect state of the art thinking. The book is informed by their close association with innovative staff development initiatives, some through involvement with the SCONUL (Society of College, National &amp; University Libraries) Advisory Committee on Staffing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/town-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue39 review stephen town cranfield university jisc nhs sconul higher education research Thu, 29 Apr 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1047 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk