Table of contents: issue5 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/269/issues/all?article-type=feature%20article&term=&organisation=&project=&author= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en JISC Projects Ahead http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/jisc <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue5/jisc#author1">John MacColl</a> outlines some of the key points in JISCÆs five year strategy document.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Liberalisation of the UK Higher Education network, a drive for greater economy and efficiency, and the promotion of training and awareness, all emerge as key recommendations in the <i>Five Year Strategy, 1996-2001</i> published by the Joint Information Systems Committee last month. In his Chairman's Preface, Professor John Arbuthnott spells out JISC's role as one of "facilitating, not dictating or managing" the use of IT across the sector.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/jisc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue5 feature article john maccoll jisc elib algorithm bibliographic data cache copyright data set dissemination higher education multimedia research software Wed, 18 Sep 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 138 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Croatian Libraries: The War Is Behind Us, What Brings the Future? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/croatia <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Croatian Libraries: "The war is behind us, what brings the future?": <a href="/issue5/croatia#author1">Jadranka Stojanovski</a>, the head of the Rudjer Boskovic Institute Library, describes the post-war progress made in implementing IT and networks in Croatian Libraries.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>I am going to speak about Croatia and the new information technologies implemented in the Croatian libraries. How are Croatian librarians coping with the consequences of the terrible <a href="http://www.tel.fer.hr/hrvatska/WAR/WAR.html">war</a> we had from 1991 to 1995? What can be done in the situation when the whole country is being restructured and where the priority list is so long? What makes the Croatian libraries so special?</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/croatia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue5 feature article jadranka stojanovski cataloguing copyright data database dissemination higher education infrastructure operating system research software Wed, 18 Sep 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 139 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Net Gains for Digital Researchers http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/digital-researchers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue5/digital-researchers#author1">Amy Friedlander</a>, the editor of D-Lib, looks at, and towards, some of the benefits of the Web and digital technology towards how we do and present research.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Predicting the future is a risky business. On the one hand, the current instantiation of the Internet and the World Wide Web interfaces will one day become obsolete -- perhaps sooner than we think. On the other hand, some configuration of networked digital information technologies is here to stay. Moreover, many of the tools and behaviors that arise to tap the web's potential will migrate as the underlying technologies evolve. Thus, the Internet is far more than a set of data transfer protocols operating over a series of leased lines, packet switches, and servers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/digital-researchers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue5 feature article amy friedlander d-lib magazine library of congress university of essex jisc information environment perseus archives ascii copyright data data set database digital library gis information retrieval interoperability jstor knowledge base multimedia research search technology sgml standards thesaurus video visualisation vocabularies Wed, 18 Sep 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 140 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk