Overview of content related to 'collection description' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/3121/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Turning Off Tap Into Bath http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue66/chapman <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue66/chapman#author1">Ann Chapman</a> describes the lifecycle of a demonstrator database and the development of a preservation policy for its content and software.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue66/chapman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue66 feature article ann chapman british library jisc mla ukoln university of bath application profile archives cataloguing collection description data database digitisation dublin core dvd lcsh metadata mysql open source passwords preservation research resource discovery resource management rslp schema search technology software url Sun, 30 Jan 2011 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1604 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk What Happens If I Click on This?': Experiences of the Archives Hub http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue57/stevenson <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue57/stevenson#author1">Jane Stevenson</a> describes the results of usability testing for the Archives Hub Web site.</p> </div> </div> </div> <!-- version 2 2008-11-12 following Jane's final edits after her conference REW --><!-- version 2 2008-11-12 following Jane's final edits after her conference REW --><p>For online services, the importance of developing user-friendly and accessible Web sites is of paramount importance. This article is about user testing recently carried out by the Archives Hub [<a href="#1">1</a>], an online service run by Mimas [<a href="#2">2</a>], which is a national data centre that provides access to a whole range of online services for research, learning and teaching.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue57/stevenson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue57 feature article jane stevenson british library jisc mimas the national archives university of manchester archives hub wikipedia algorithm archives bibliographic data cataloguing collection description data database further education higher education hypertext preservation repositories research search technology standards usability Thu, 30 Oct 2008 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1434 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk DC 2007 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue53/dc-2007-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue53/dc-2007-rpt#author1">Ann Apps</a> reports on DC2007, the International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, held 27-31 August 2007 in Singapore.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The main theme of this year's international conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications was 'Application Profiles: Theory and Practice' [<a href="#1">1</a>]. The conference was hosted by the Singapore National Library Board and held in the Intercontinental Hotel, which was across the road from the superb National Library building.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue53/dc-2007-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue53 event report ann apps fao iso jisc mimas national library of new zealand niso oclc university of manchester w3c jisc information environment accessibility application profile archives collection description controlled vocabularies data dcap dcmi digital object identifier digital repositories doi domain model dublin core dublin core metadata initiative framework identifier infrastructure interoperability knowledge management metadata metadata schema registry national library ontologies owl preservation provenance rdf research resource description and access schema semantic web service registry software standards tagging topic map urn video vocabularies web standards wiki xml Tue, 30 Oct 2007 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1354 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk DC 2006: Metadata for Knowledge and Learning http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue49/dc-2006-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue49/dc-2006-rpt#author1">Julie Allinson</a>, <a href="/issue49/dc-2006-rpt#author2">Rachel Heery</a>, <a href="/issue49/dc-2006-rpt#author3">Pete Johnston</a> and <a href="/issue49/dc-2006-rpt#author4">Rosemary Russell</a> report on DC 2006, the sixth international conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, held 3 - 6 October 2006.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue49/dc-2006-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue49 event report julie allinson pete johnston rachel heery rosemary russell bnf british library cclrc cetis cilip cornell university eduserv ieee iso jisc ukoln university of bath university of oregon agrovoc jisc information environment aacr2 accessibility application profile archives bibliographic data blog cataloguing collection description controlled vocabularies data database dcmi digital archive digital library dublin core dublin core metadata initiative e-learning eprints framework frbr ieee lom institutional repository interoperability javascript json lcsh learning object metadata learning objects lom marc metadata metadata model mods national library ontologies open access owl plain text preservation repositories research resource description and access schema search technology semantic web simple dublin core skos social networks software standards tagging uml vocabularies web app xml xml schema Mon, 30 Oct 2006 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1277 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Distributed Services Registry Workshop http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/dsr-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/dsr-rpt#author1">John Gilby</a> reports on the UKOLN/IESR two-day workshop at Scarman House, University of Warwick on 14-15 July 2005.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The number of available online digital collections is growing all the time and with this comes the need to discover these collections, both by machine (m2m) and by end-users. There is also a trend towards service-orientated architectures and a likely critical part of this will be service registries to assist with discovering services andtheir associated collections. UKOLN and the JISC Information Environment Services Registry Project (IESR) [<a href="#1">1</a>] organised a two-day workshop to look at some of the issues that are likely to be present in building a distributed approach.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/dsr-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 event report john gilby cetis google jisc london school of economics mimas niso oai oclc oregon state university ukoln university of illinois university of liverpool university of oxford iesr jisc information environment access control application profile archives authentication collection description cordra creative commons data digital library dns dublin core e-learning e-science framework infrastructure intellectual property marc metadata oai-pmh open archives initiative openurl portal provenance repositories research rslp rss schema search technology service registry soap sru srw standards uddi url web services wiki xml xml schema z39.50 Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1196 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk DC 2005 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/dc-2005-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/dc-2005-rpt#author1">Robina Clayphan</a> reports on the International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications: Vocabularies in Practice held at the University of Carlos III, Madrid in September 2005.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This year's DC Conference took place over four days in the excellent facilities of the University of Carlos III in Leganes, which is a few minutes train ride south of Madrid in Spain. In excess of two hundred people attended coming from 34 countries around the world. As always it was a busy conference with many parallel strands to choose between. The rest of this report therefore covers only a fraction of all the papers and work that happened there: it is a fairly personal selection drawn from some of the sessions I attended.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/dc-2005-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 event report robina clayphan british library iso library of congress niso ukoln w3c application profile bibliographic data cataloguing collection description data data model database dcap dcmes dcmi digitisation dublin core dublin core metadata initiative framework frbr information retrieval infrastructure interoperability metadata personalisation provenance rdf resource description resource description and access resource discovery semantic web skos sru standards subject heading uri vocabularies z39.50 Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1197 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Revealing All http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue44/chapman <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue44/chapman#author1">Ann Chapman</a> describes Revealweb, a Web site that brings together information about accessible resources for visually impaired people.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The launch of <a href="http://www.revealweb.org.uk/">Revealweb</a> [<a href="#1">1</a>] on 16 September 2003 was a big step forward for anyone with visual impairment in the UK. For the first time, they had access to a Web-based union catalogue of resources in accessible formats and information about the producers and suppliers of these materials. Until that point there had been no single place which provided information accessible by everyone; in effect, these people were second-class citizens in the information world. Revealweb has not solved all the problems.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue44/chapman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue44 feature article ann chapman bbc british library mla rnib ukoln accessibility archives ascii bibliographic data bibliographic record cataloguing collection description copyright data database lcsh library management systems licence marc metadata national library personalisation rslp schema search technology software standards wireless z39.50 Fri, 29 Jul 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1163 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk What Are Your Terms? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue43/johnston <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue43/johnston#author1">Pete Johnston</a> introduces the JISC Information Environment Metadata Schema Registry (IEMSR) Project and examines some of the challenges it is facing.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The JISC Information Environment Metadata Schema Registry (<a href="http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/projects/iemsr/">IEMSR</a>) Project [<a href="#1">1</a>] is funded by JISC through its Shared Services Programme to develop a metadata schema registry as a pilot shared service for the JISC Information Environment (JISC IE). Partners in the project are UKOLN, University of Bath and the Institute for Learning and Research Technology (ILRT), University of Bristol.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue43/johnston" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue43 feature article pete johnston becta cetis d-lib magazine ieee ilrt jisc oai ukoln university of bath university of bristol w3c dner iemsr iesr jisc information environment aggregation api application profile archives cataloguing collection description controlled vocabularies data data model data set database dcmi dublin core dublin core metadata initiative e-learning framework higher education internet explorer interoperability java learning object metadata learning objects lom metadata metadata schema registry mysql namespace oai-pmh open archives initiative portal provenance rdf rdfs redland research resource description resource discovery rslp schema search technology service registry simple dublin core soap software sparql standards uk lom core vocabularies xml xml schema Fri, 29 Apr 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1143 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Hyper Clumps, Mini Clumps and National Catalogues: Resource Discovery for the 21st Century http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/cc-interops-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue42/cc-interops-rpt#author1">John Gilby</a> reports on a one-day conference about resource discovery, held at the British Library Conference Centre, London in November.</p> </div> </div> </div> <!--table of contents --><!--table of contents --><p class="small"><a href="#one">Introduction</a><br /><a href="#two">Keynote Speech: The Concept of a 'National Catalogue'</a> - Jean Sykes<br /><a href="#three">Interoperability: Architectures and Connections - </a> John Gilby &amp; Ashley Sanders<br /><a href="#four">Making Sense of Hybrid Union Catalogues: Collection Landscaping in Complex Information Environments</a> - Gordon Dunsire<br /><a href="#five">Interoperability: The Performance of Institutional Catalogues</a> - Fraser Nicolaides &amp; George Macgregor</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/cc-interops-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue42 event report john gilby amazon british library cerlim edina google jisc library of congress london school of economics manchester metropolitan university mimas ukoln university of plymouth cc-interop elib jafer jisc information environment suncat worldcat aggregation bath profile bibliographic data cataloguing collection description copac data digital library dublin core ftp information retrieval interoperability java library management systems marc21 metadata research resource discovery rslp schema search technology software srw standards video web services z39.50 Sun, 30 Jan 2005 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1124 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Tap Into Bath Takes Off http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/tapintobath-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue42/tapintobath-rpt#author1">Stephanie Round</a> covers the launch of a small but promising collaborative effort.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>As Local Studies Librarian for Bath &amp; North East Somerset, UK, I am expected to know the whereabouts of original material and collections relating to the history of the local area. The recently launched Tap Into Bath online database is the ideal format for discovering this.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue42/tapintobath-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue42 event report stephanie round ukoln university of bath archives bibliographic data cataloguing collection description database knowledge management open source search technology software Sun, 30 Jan 2005 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1130 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk ISBN-13: New Number on the Block http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue41/chapman <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue41/chapman#author1">Ann Chapman</a> outlines the planned changes to the ISBN standard and its impact on the information community and the book trade.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The International Standard Book Number (ISBN) is a unique machine-readable identification number, defined in ISO Standard 2108, which is applied to books. As a result of electronic publishing and other changes in the publishing industry, the numbering capacity of the ISBN system is being consumed at a much faster rate than was originally anticipated when the standard was designed in the late 1960s. While we will not run out of ISBNs tomorrow, it will happen before too long and plans are already in hand to provide a solution before the crisis point is reached.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue41/chapman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue41 feature article ann chapman british library iso library of congress niso ukoln bibliographic data bibliographic record cataloguing collection description content management copyright data database digital object identifier doi dublin core ebook identifier information retrieval learning objects marc metadata resource discovery search technology software standards url z39.50 z39.88 Fri, 29 Oct 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1078 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Collection-level Description: Thinking Globally before Acting Locally http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/robinson <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/robinson#author1">Ann Chapman</a> and <a href="/issue40/robinson#author2">Bridget Robinson</a> write on the work of the Collection Description Focus and the links between Tap into Bath, Cornucopia and the Information Environment Service Registry.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Collection_Description_Focus">Collection Description Focus</h2> <p>The UK Collection Description Focus was launched on 1 June 2001. It was set up as a national post, jointly funded for a twelve-month period by the Joint Information Systems Committee (<a href="http://www.jisc.ac.uk/">JISC</a>) [<a href="#1">1</a>], the Research Support Libraries Program (<a href="http://www.rslp.ac.uk">RSLP</a>) [<a href="#2">2</a>] and the <a href="http://www.bl.uk/">British Library</a> [<a href="#3">3</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/robinson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 feature article ann chapman bridget robinson british library jisc mla ukoln iesr jisc information environment archives collection description data data set database lcsh metadata portal research rslp schema service registry Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1053 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Tap Into Bath http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/baud-chapman <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/baud-chapman#author1">Alison Baud</a> and <a href="/issue40/baud-chapman#author2">Ann Chapman</a> describe the development of a database of archive, library and museum collections in Bath.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Since 1999, when it was first proposed to use metadata for collection-level description within the Research Support Libraries Programme (<a href="http://www.rslp.ac.uk/">RSLP</a>) [<a href="#1">1</a>], there has been steadily growing interest in this new method of supporting resource discovery. A number of collection-level description databases have now been created in the UK, funded through national initiatives. However, little documentation is available on how these were designed and created.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/baud-chapman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 feature article alison baud ann chapman nhs ukoln university of bath accessibility archives bibliographic data collection description controlled vocabularies data database higher education html interoperability lcsh medical subject headings metadata mysql open source research resource discovery rslp schema search technology software standards thesaurus vocabularies xhtml Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1054 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Cornucopia: An Open Collection Description Service http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/turner <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/turner#author1">Chris Turner</a> describes the latest phase of Cornucopia development and the opportunities this is opening up for the future.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="A_Little_History">A Little History</h2> <p>Cornucopia is a searchable database of collections held by cultural heritage institutions throughout the UK. It is developed and managed by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA) and was initially established in response to the Government's <em>Treasures in Trust</em> report which called for a way to be found of recognising the richness and diversity of our collections.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/turner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 feature article chris turner ahds british library mla oai ukoln elib apache archives browser collection description content management data data set database html ict infrastructure internet explorer interoperability java linux metadata mysql oai-pmh open archives initiative open source php preservation repositories research rslp schema scripting language search technology software sql standards url web browser web services windows wsdl Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1055 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The Information Environment Service Registry: Promoting the Use of Electronic Resources http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/hill <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/hill#author1">Amanda Hill</a> outlines progress on the Information Environment Service Registry Project and explains what it will mean for service providers and portal developers.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The last ten years have seen a huge investment in the creation of electronic resources for use by researchers, students and teachers. Increasing amounts of money are being spent now on providing portals and virtual learning environments (or learning management systems) for use within institutions and organisations, or for people focusing on particular subject areas. A portal is defined by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) as -</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/hill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 feature article amanda hill ahds becta british library edina jisc mimas mla nhs oai the national archives uk data archive ukoln university of liverpool university of manchester iesr jisc information environment zetoc application profile archives bibliographic data cataloguing collection description content provider copyright creative commons data dublin core e-science html identifier learning management system learning objects licence metadata network service oai-pmh open archives initiative openurl portal purl repositories research rslp rss schema search technology service registry srw url web services wsdl xml z39.50 Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1056 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 Improving the Quality of Metadata in Eprint Archives http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue38/guy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue38/guy#author1">Marieke Guy</a>, <a href="/issue38/guy#author2">Andy Powell</a> and <a href="/issue38/guy#author3">Michael Day</a> address the argument that the quality of service to end-users is markedly influenced by the quality of metadata being produced and provide suggestions.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Throughout the eprints community there is an increasing awareness of the need for improvement in the quality of metadata and in associated quality assurance mechanisms. Some [<a href="#1">1</a>] feel that recent discussion of the cultural and institutional barriers to self-archiving, which have so far limited the proliferation of eprint archives in the UK, have meant that anything that is perceived as a barrier between academics and their parent institutions needs to be played down.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue38/guy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue38 feature article andy powell marieke guy michael day andrew w mellon foundation jisc oai ukoln university of southampton eprints uk gnu subject portals project application profile archives cataloguing collection description controlled vocabularies data digital library dublin core eprints html interoperability learning objects metadata oai-pmh open archives initiative research rslp schema search technology semantic web simple dublin core software usability vocabularies Fri, 30 Jan 2004 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1004 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The European Library: Integrated Access to the National Libraries of Europe http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue38/woldering <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue38/woldering#author1">Britta Woldering</a> describes the findings of the recently completed EU Project The European Library, focusing on technical solutions and metadata development.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The European Library (<a href="http://www.europeanlibrary.org ">TEL</a>) Project [<a href="#1">1</a>] completed at the end of January 2004. The key aim of TEL was to investigate the feasibility of establishing a new Pan-European service which would ultimately give access to the combined resources of the national libraries of Europe [<a href="#2">2</a>]. The project was partly funded by the European Commission as an accompanying measure under the cultural heritage applications area of Key Action 3 of the Information Societies Technology (IST) research programme.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue38/woldering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue38 feature article britta woldering oai application profile archives authentication bibliographic data browser cataloguing collection description copyright data database dcmi dublin core dublin core metadata initiative e-business html hypertext identifier infrastructure interoperability javascript metadata metadata model namespace national library oai-pmh open archives initiative open source openurl portal python research rslp search technology soap software sru srw url web browser web services xhtml xml xsl z39.50 Fri, 30 Jan 2004 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1007 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk OAI: The Fourth Open Archives Forum Workshop http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/oa-forum-ws-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/oa-forum-ws-rpt#author1">Manjula Patel</a> provides us with an overview of the 4th Open Archives Forum Workshop.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Welcome_and_Introduction">Welcome and Introduction</h3> <h4 id="Rachel_Heery_UKOLN_University_of_Bath">Rachel Heery, UKOLN, University of Bath</h4> <p>Delegates were welcomed and reminded that this was the fourth and final in a series of workshops which have been organised by the Open Archives Forum Project. Rachel Heery explained that the project was a supporting action funded by the European Commission to bring together EU researchers and implementers working in the area of open access to archives.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/oa-forum-ws-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 event report manjula patel ieee jisc lund university oai ukoln university of bath university of cambridge university of edinburgh university of illinois artworld digital academic repositories harvesting the fitzwilliam accessibility archives cataloguing collection description content management copyright creative commons data data set database digital library digital preservation digitisation dissemination dspace dublin core ead eprints framework identifier ieee lom infrastructure institutional repository intellectual property interoperability lom marc metadata multimedia oai-pmh open access open source personalisation portal preservation preservation metadata rae repositories research resource discovery rslp schema search technology software url xml Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1638 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Metadata and Interoperability in a Complex World http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/dc-2003-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/dc-2003-rpt#author1">Pete Johnston</a> reflects on the 2003 Dublin Core conference, held in Seattle, Washington.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The 2003 Dublin Core conference, <a href="http://www.ischool.washington.edu/dc2003/">DC-2003</a>, took place in Seattle, Washington, USA, from 28 September to 1 October [<a href="#1">1</a>]. This was the eleventh Dublin Core meeting: the first eight events were categorised as 'workshops' and this was the third time it has taken the form of a 'conference' with peer-reviewed papers and posters, and a tutorial track. The 2003 conference attracted some 300 participants, from over 20 countries.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/dc-2003-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 event report pete johnston cornell university ieee ims microsoft ukoln university of bath university of southampton university of strathclyde university of washington jisc information environment application profile collection description creative commons data data set dcmi digital library digital preservation dublin core e-learning framework geospatial data gis information society interoperability intranet learning objects metadata preservation repositories research schema standardisation standards url vocabularies wireless Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1639 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Newsline: News You Can Use http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/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> <h3 id="Reveal">Reveal</h3> <p>[September 2003]</p> <p>The Reveal Web site, launched on 16 September 2003, brings together information about services and resources for visually impaired people from organisations across the United Kingdom. Reveal is an information resource where you will be able to find books in Braille and Moon, audio books and digital talking books, tactile diagrams and other accessible format materials, find out who produces, loans or sells accessible materials, and find information about the different accessible materials.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/newsline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 news and events shirley keane british library ieee jisc jisc collections kings college london microsoft oai rnib ukoln university of hertfordshire university of oxford wellcome trust yale university accessibility application profile archives bibliographic data cataloguing collection description copyright data database digitisation dissemination e-learning ebook higher education identifier ieee lom lom marc metadata national library open access openurl portal preservation research rslp schema search technology software standards uk lom core url vocabularies z39.50 Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1642 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Editorial Introduction to Issue 35: The Art and Craft of Portalage http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/editorial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue35/editorial#author1">Philip Hunter</a> provides an editorial introduction to Ariadne 35.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to the March/April issue of <i>Ariadne</i>. This issue of Ariadne focuses on the Portal concept. The term 'portalage' (the making of portals) crept (unforced) into a discussion of the portal concept held on the 25th April at the University of London Library (<i>Gateways to Research and Lifelong Learning: Portals in Perspective</i>).</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/editorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue35 editorial philip hunter british library cerlim jisc manchester metropolitan university ukoln university of london cc-interop eprints uk iconex iesr jisc information environment subject portals project archives authentication collection description copac data data set e-learning eprints framework higher education learning objects metadata open archives initiative portal rae repositories research resource discovery rslp search technology service registry standards Tue, 29 Apr 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 940 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk ePrints UK: Developing a National E-prints Archive http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/martin <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue35/martin#author1">Ruth Martin</a> describes the technical work of the ePrints UK project, and outlines the non-technical issues that must also be addressed if the project is to deliver a national e-prints service</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>ePrints UK [<a href="#1">1</a>] is a two-year JISC-funded project under the Focus on Access to Institutional Resources (FAIR) Programme [<a href="#2">2</a>] which began in July 2002 and is due for completion in July 2004. The lead partner is UKOLN of the University of Bath. The aim of the project is to develop a national service provider repository of e-print records based at the University of Bath derived by harvesting metadata from institutional and subject-based e-prints archives using the Open Archive Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) [<a href="#3">3</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/martin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue35 feature article ruth martin jisc oai oclc sherpa ukoln university of bath university of glasgow university of leeds university of southampton daedalus education portal eprints uk romeo archives bath profile collection description data database dewey decimal dublin core eprints further education javascript metadata oai-pmh open archives initiative rae repositories research resource discovery search technology simple dublin core soap software url web services z39.50 Tue, 29 Apr 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 941 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Collection Description Focus Showcase: Mapping the Information Landscape http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/cd-focus-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue35/cd-focus-rpt#author1">Verity Brack</a> reports on this one-day showcase of Collection Description projects and services held at the British Library, London, 25 March 2003.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The national Collection Description Focus is based at UKOLN [<a href="#1">1</a>] and funded by the British Library [<a href="#2">2</a>], the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) [<a href="#3">3</a>] , the Research Support Libraries Programme (RSLP) [<a href="#4">4</a>] and Resource [<a href="#5">5</a>]. It aims to improve co-ordination of work on collection description methods, schemas and tools, with the goal of ensuring consistency and compatibility of approaches across projects, disciplines, institutions and sectors.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/cd-focus-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue35 event report verity brack british library google jisc ukoln university of sheffield cc-interop iesr jisc information environment archives cataloguing collection description copac data database dublin core ead identifier infrastructure interoperability metadata portal research resource discovery rslp schema search technology service registry url Tue, 29 Apr 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 954 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Newsline: News You Can Use http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue34/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> <h3 id="DOCUSEND_PROJECT_MANAGER">DOCUSEND PROJECT MANAGER</h3> <p>Docusend &lt;<a href="http://www.docusend.ac.uk">http://www.docusend.ac.uk</a>&gt; is a national three-year project which began in May 2002 and is funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC). The key project objective is to develop a journal article request and delivery broker service. The Docusend partners include the ten university libraries which comprise the Lamda electronic document delivery service &lt;<a href="http://lamdaweb.mcc.ac.uk">http://lamdaweb.mcc.ac.uk</a>&gt;, with King's College London as the lead site.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue34/newsline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue34 news and events shirley keane edina jisc johns hopkins university kings college london mimas oclc smithsonian institution ukoln university of bath university of cambridge docusend zetoc accessibility archives collection description copyright digital preservation digitisation dublin core interoperability preservation research resource discovery software web services Wed, 15 Jan 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 939 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk OCLC-SCURL: Collaboration, Integration and Recombinant Potential http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/oclc-scurl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue33/oclc-scurl#author1">Pete Johnston</a> reports on the New Directions in Metadata conference, 15-16 August, in Edinburgh</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The problem of "navigating a rich and complex information landscape" took on a new dimension as I traversed Edinburgh's High Street on a bright Thursday morning at the height of the Festival. Fielding a barrage of enthusiastic invitations to attend a bewildering range of performances, I headed across town to the University for the "New Directions in Metadata" conference [<a href="#1">1</a>], organised jointly by OCLC [<a href="#2">2</a>] and SCURL [<a href="#3">3</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/oclc-scurl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue33 event report pete johnston amazon british library edina edinburgh napier university google jisc oai oais oclc ukoln university of bath university of edinburgh university of glasgow university of strathclyde daedalus dner jisc information environment api application profile archives bibliographic data collection description content management controlled vocabularies data database digital library digital preservation eprints geospatial data gis information architecture institutional repository interoperability metadata mets named entity recognition ontologies open archives initiative personalisation preservation preservation metadata privacy repositories research resource discovery resource management rslp schema soap software standards url vle vocabularies web services Wed, 09 Oct 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 921 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Newsline: News You Can Use http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/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>Following the success of the previous two Public Library Web Managers Workshops, UKOLN is proud to announce the third workshop to be held at the University of Bath in November 2002.</p> <p>This event offers the chance to step back, look at the bigger picture, and see how public library websites fit into the government's plans to make all services electronically available by 2005. To quote the DTLR consultation paper: e-gov@local, e-Government is about 'putting citizens and customers at the heart of everything we do' .</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue33/newsline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue33 news and events shirley keane jisc kings college london newcastle university rnib ukoln university of bath university of birmingham university of oxford w3c web accessibility initiative accessibility archives collection description copyright digitisation e-government e-science graphics higher education ict intellectual property national library research resource discovery search technology Wed, 09 Oct 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 922 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk NetLab's Digital Library Gâteau http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/netlab-conference <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue32/netlab-conference#author1">Jessica Lindholm</a> reports from the conference "NetLab and friends: Tribute and outlook after 10 years of digital library development". The conference was held in Lund, Sweden 10-12 April 2002.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Every_future_must_have_a_past">Every future must have a past</h3> <p>How did you celebrate your tenth birthday? Perhaps by making a nice birthday cake with all your favourite ingredients to share with your friends? NetLab [<a href="#1">1</a>], the research and development department at Lund University Libraries [<a href="#2">2</a>], celebrated its tenth anniversary in April 2002 with a three-day conference in Lund, Sweden [<a href="#3">3</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/netlab-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue32 feature article jessica lindholm amazon google heriot-watt university ifla ilrt jisc lund university oai oclc ukoln university of bath university of bristol eevl aggregation archives bath profile bibliographic data browser cataloguing collection description copyright data dcmi digital library digitisation dtd dublin core dublin core metadata initiative framework frbr identifier interoperability intranet ldap marc metadata namespace national library network protocol ontologies portal preservation rdf rdfs repositories research resource description rss schema search technology semantic web software standards thesaurus url vocabularies xml xml namespaces z39.50 Sun, 07 Jul 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 888 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Collection Description in Focus http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/collection-workshops <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue32/collection-workshops#author1">Clare McVeigh</a> and <a href="/issue32/collection-workshops#author2">Dierdre Wildy</a>: A Report on the Collection Description Focus Workshops, Nov 2001-Mar 2002</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>With the increasing emphasis being placed on improving access to the content of research resources in the UK, the importance of collection description as a means of ensuring that access has received a great deal of attention in recent years. The resultant debate that has surrounded the concept of collection description has been particularly fuelled by the work of the Research Support Libraries Programme (RSLP) and the many projects it has sponsored over the past three years [1].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue32/collection-workshops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue32 feature article clare mcveigh dierdre wildy british library university of edinburgh archives hub archives collection description copyright data dissemination metadata research resource discovery rslp schema standards thesaurus url Sun, 07 Jul 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 890 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Editorial Introduction to Issue 31: An E-prints Revolution? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/editorial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue31/editorial#author1">Philip Hunter</a> with the editorial for Ariadne issue 31.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to the March/April issue of <i>Ariadne</i>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/editorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue31 editorial philip hunter jisc oai ukoln university of oxford university of southampton jisc information environment archives collection description intellectual property metadata open archives initiative research rslp software url web services z39.50 Wed, 10 Apr 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 864 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The Distributed National Collection Access, and Cross-sectoral Collaboration: The Research Support Libraries Programme http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/rslp <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue31/rslp#author1">Ronald Milne</a>, Director of the programme, with an overview of the objectives for the Research Support Libraries Programme.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Research Support Libraries Programme (RSLP), a £30m initiative funded by the four UK higher education funding bodies, has spawned 53 projects and a number of studies and other activities. This brief overview aims to give a flavour of the Programme. Articles relating to particular projects will appear in future issues of <i>Ariadne.</i></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/rslp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue31 feature article ronald milne british library jisc kings college london library association manchester metropolitan university oasis the national archives ukoln university of london dner elib suncat archives bibliographic data cataloguing collection description data database digitisation higher education infrastructure internet explorer national library preservation research resource sharing rslp search technology url Wed, 10 Apr 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 867 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The JISC Information Environment and Web Services http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/information-environments <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue31/information-environments#author1">Andy Powell</a> and <a href="/issue31/information-environments#author2">Liz Lyon</a> look at possible relationships between the Web Services idea and earlier ideas about seamless access to information.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="The_JISC_Information_Environment">The JISC Information Environment</h3> <p>The Distributed National Electronic Resource (DNER) [<a href="#1">1</a>] is a JISC-funded, managed, heterogeneous collection of information resources and services (bibliographic, full-text, image, video, geo-spatial, datasets, etc.) of particular value to the further and higher education communities. The JISC Information Environment (JISC IE) [<a href="#2">2</a>] is the set of networked services that allows people to discover, access, use and publish resources within the DNER.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/information-environments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue31 feature article andy powell liz lyon ibm jisc oai oracle ukoln university of bath university of oxford w3c dner jisc information environment subject portals project xgrain aggregation apache archives authentication bath profile bibliographic data browser collection description content provider css data data set database dublin core framework geospatial data gis higher education html internet explorer interoperability licence metadata namespace oai-pmh open archives initiative openurl operating system personalisation portal rdf repositories rss schema search technology service registry sfx soap software srw uddi uri url video web browser web resources web services wsdl xml xml namespaces z39.50 Wed, 10 Apr 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 869 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The AIM25 Project http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/aim25 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue31/aim25#author1">Robert Baxter</a>, <a href="/issue31/aim25#author2">Frances Blomeley</a> and <a href="/issue31/aim25#author3">Rachel Kemsley</a> present AIM25, a project providing electronic access to descriptions of archives held in various London institutions.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>AIM25 (Archives in London and the M25 area), a project funded by the Research Support Libraries Programme (RSLP) [1], and led by King's College London, provides a single point of networked access to collection descriptions of archives held in 49 higher education (HE) institutions and learned societies in the greater London area. The project has intended, where possible, to be comprehensive in its coverage of holdings by including deposited collections, in a wide range of subject areas, and also the administrative records of the participating institutions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/aim25" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue31 feature article frances blomeley rachel kemsley robert baxter kings college london oai school of oriental and african studies ukoln university of london archives hub archives cataloguing collection description data data set database digital archive dissemination ead framework higher education information retrieval infrastructure interoperability lcsh medical subject headings mysql national library open archives initiative perl rdf repositories research resource description rslp schema search technology sgml software standards thesaurus url z39.50 Wed, 10 Apr 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 870 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Collection Description Focus: Spreading the Gospel http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/cld <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue31/cld#author1">Bridget Robinson</a> and <a href="/issue31/cld#author2">Pete Johnston</a> with an overview of CLD activities in the first year.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The UK Collection Description Focus [1] was launched on 1 June 2001. It is a national post, jointly funded for a twelve-month period by the Joint Information Systems Committee/Distributed National Electronic Resource (JISC/DNER) [2], the Research Support Libraries Program (RSLP) [3] and the British Library [4]. The Focus is working towards improving co-ordination on collection description methods, schemas and tools, with the goal of ensuring consistency and compatibility of approaches across projects, disciplines, institutions and sectors.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/cld" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue31 feature article bridget robinson pete johnston british library jisc ukoln university of bath archives hub dner jisc information environment archives collection description data data model database dissemination dublin core dublin core metadata initiative ead interoperability metadata research resource description resource discovery rslp schema thesaurus url Wed, 10 Apr 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 871 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Editorial Introduction to Issue 29: Key Technologies for the Development of the Digital Library http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/editorial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue29/editorial#author1">Philip Hunter</a> with the editorial for Ariadne 29.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>As we suggested in issue 28, we have the first detailed information on the new post of Collection Description Focus, in the form of a short article by <strong>Pete Johnston</strong> and <strong>Bridget Robinson</strong>. Launched on 1 June 2001, the Focus will provide support both for UK projects actively involved in collection description work and for those investigating or planning such work. The Focus is located within UKOLN, which is based at the University of Bath.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/editorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue29 editorial philip hunter british library ibm jisc mimas oai oclc ukoln university of bath dner elib jisc information environment archives collection description digital library further education higher education interoperability metadata mobile mobile phone open archives initiative portal research rslp rss url web services Tue, 02 Oct 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 817 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Architects of the Information Age http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/miller <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue29/miller#author1">Paul Miller</a> reports on a recent UKOLN-organised event at the Office of the e-Envoy, and explores the need for an architecture to scope what we build online.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In July of this year, Interoperability Focus [<a href="#1">1</a>] organised a meeting at the Office of the e–Envoy [<a href="#2">2</a>], the Cabinet Office unit responsible for driving forward the UK's e–Government initiatives.</p> <p>Across an increasing number of initiatives and programmes, there is a growing recognition of the need for common 'architectures' within which truly useful applications and services may be constructed.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/miller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue29 feature article paul miller british library jisc mimas ordnance survey ukoln dner zetoc archives authentication cataloguing collection description data data model database dcmi digital object identifier digitisation doi dublin core dublin core metadata initiative e-government framework gif higher education identifier information architecture infrastructure interoperability metadata personalisation portal preservation research resource discovery search technology semantic web software standards thesaurus uri url video vocabularies xml Tue, 02 Oct 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 819 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Collective Convergence: The Work of the Collection Description Focus http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/robinson <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue29/robinson#author1">Pete Johnston</a> and Bridget Robinson outline the work of the Collection Description Focus.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The UK Collection Description Focus (1) was launched on 1 June 2001. It is a national post, jointly funded for a twelve-month period by the Joint Information Systems Committee/Distributed National Electronic Resource (JISC/DNER) (2) , the Research Support Libraries Program (RSLP) (3) and the British Library (4). The Focus aims to improve co-ordination of work on collection description methods, schemas and tools, with the goal of ensuring consistency and compatibility of approaches across projects, disciplines, institutions and sectors.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/robinson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue29 feature article pete johnston british library jisc microsoft ukoln university of bath archives hub dner archives collection description data database dissemination dtd dublin core dublin core metadata initiative ead interoperability metadata rdf research rslp schema search technology software url xml Tue, 02 Oct 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 826 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Editorial Introduction to Issue 28: Ariadne's Thread http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/editorial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue28/editorial#author1">Marieke Napier</a> reviews recent developments on the cultural front and the contents of issue 28.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Here in the UK we are living in the aftermath of the recent General election. Although apathy was the order of the day and few seats actually changed hands, important changes have been made that are worth mentioning here in<i> Ariadne</i>. In a Cabinet reshuffle the government has replaced the previous Culture secretary, Chris Smith, with Tessa Jowell, formerly a minister of state in the Department for Education and Employment. Working alongside her in the Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) will be Tessa Blackstone, also a previous minister in the DFEE.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/editorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue28 editorial marieke guy british library d-lib magazine jisc oai oxford brookes university queens university belfast ukoln university of oxford agora dner elib inspiral sosig accessibility collection description database digital library dublin core e-learning graphics metadata personalisation preservation raster graphics research resource discovery rslp software svg url vector graphics web development xml Thu, 21 Jun 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 790 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The JOIN-UP Programme: Seminar on Linking Technologies http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/join-up <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue28/join-up#author1">Sandy Shaw</a> reports on a seminar bringing together experts in the field of linking technology for JISC's JOIN-UP Programme.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This seminar brought together experts in the field of linking technology with participants in the four projects which constitute the JOIN-UP programme, for exploration and discussion of recent technical developments in reference linking.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/join-up" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue28 event report sandy shaw british library cnri edina ifla institute of physics jisc kings college london niso oclc stm ukoln university of edinburgh university of oxford dner docusend jafer jisc information environment romeo xgrain zblsa zetoc accessibility aggregation archives authentication bath profile bibliographic data browser cataloguing cd-rom collection description content provider data database digital library digital object identifier doi dublin core ebook ejournal framework handle system identifier infrastructure interoperability marc metadata multimedia namespace opac open archives initiative open source openurl portal rdf repositories research resource discovery rss search technology sfx standardisation standards url windows z39.50 Thu, 21 Jun 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 814 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Newsline: News You Can Use http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/news <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> <h3 id="Tessa_Jowell_new_Culture_Secretary_"><a name="1">Tessa Jowell, new Culture Secretary </a></h3> <p>Tessa Jowell has recently been appointed Minister for the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) replacing Chris Smith. Tessa has been a minister since Labour won its first landslide four years ago.</p> <p>As minister for public health, Ms Jowell was embroiled in the Bernie Ecclestone affair, when the government gave Formula One motor racing an exemption from the ban on tobacco advertising after its boss, Mr Ecclestone, gave an anonymous £1m donation to the Labour Party.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue28 news and events philip hunter andrew w mellon foundation bbc british library eduserv imperial college london jisc stm ucisa ukoln university of bath university of hertfordshire vads niss archives cataloguing collection description data digital library digitisation dublin core e-government framework further education graphics higher education html metadata modelling research rslp standards thesaurus url Thu, 21 Jun 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 816 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk