Table of contents: issue5 http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/269/issues/all?article-type=news%20and%20events&term=&organisation=&project=&author= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en ELVIRA 4: The 4th UK Digital Libraries Conference (Electronic Library and Visual Information Research) Milton Keynes, 6-8 May 1997 http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/elvira4 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue5/elvira4#author1">Clare Davies</a> announces the fourth in this series of annual Electronic Library research conferences.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Next May, ELVIRA reaches its 4th annual conference. When the conference series started, the concept of the electronic library was still a novelty to many of us; now every self-respecting university, college and library is involved in developments in our field. ELVIRA 4 promises to be the most exciting conference yet, and also the most varied. The organisers are keen to encourage different types of submission and session, to fit the diverse needs of researchers and practitioners in electronic resource provision.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/elvira4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue5 news and events clare davies elib copyright digital library search technology Wed, 18 Sep 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 181 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk Review: The Student's Guide to the Internet by Ian Winship and Alison McNab http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/students-guide <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue5/students-guide#author1">Ian Winship</a> and <a href="/issue5/students-guide#author2">Alison McNab</a> publish cut-price guide, aimed at all students, to the Internet.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Release Date: October 1996<br />Price: 7.99<br />ISBN: 1 85604 2073</p> <p>This is the first Internet handbook written specifically for university and college students. It aims to provide FE and HE users with an accessible introduction to the Internet and what it has on offer for them, demonstrating particular methods and explaining which procedures and sources are important. Using a practical presentation style, the emphasis throughout is on the specific needs of the student. Topics covered include:</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/students-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue5 news and events alison mcnab ian winship bibliographic data bibliographic database cataloguing database gopher telnet Wed, 18 Sep 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 182 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk British Academy Symposium: Information Technology and Scholarly Disciplines http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/humanities <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue5/humanities#author1">Seamus Ross</a> provides the programme for a symposium which seeks to explore how information technology has affected research in the humanities and social sciences.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The aim of the symposium is to explore how information technology has affected research in the humanities and social sciences, particularly in terms of the topics chosen and the way they are are approached -- in other words, whether there has been a paradigm shift, and, if so, what its characteristics are. This question will be examined by reference to research in individual disciplines, particularly as illustrated by the work of each speaker.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/humanities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue5 news and events seamus ross birkbeck college british library courtauld institute of art institute of historical research loughborough university university college london university of cambridge university of edinburgh university of exeter university of glasgow university of kent university of lancaster university of leeds university of london university of manchester university of oxford university of portsmouth university of reading university of southampton university of strathclyde university of surrey university of warwick preservation research Wed, 18 Sep 1996 23:00:00 +0000 editor 183 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk