Table of contents: issue7 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/335/issues/all?article-type=project%20update&term=&organisation=&project=&author= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Biz/ed http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/biz-ed <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue7/biz-ed#author1">Catherine Sladen</a> describes an information gateway for Business Studies and Economics.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Building upon an already self funding project, delivering networked resources and primary materials to students and teachers in the schools and colleges, eLib funding has enabled biz/ed <a href="#fn1">[1]</a>.to expand and meet the needs of the students and lecturers in higher education. The project seeks to identify these needs through a series of partnerships and evaluation sessions. Partnerships with both the academic community and the business world enable biz/ed to provide quality resources which meet the needs of students and teachers at all levels.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/biz-ed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue7 project update catherine sladen ilrt elib sosig cataloguing data data set database higher education research Sun, 19 Jan 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 240 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk DeLiberations http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/deliberations <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue7/deliberations#author1">Graham Alsop</a> explains how an interactive electronic magazine can improve teaching methods.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><b>I</b>n the current climate of higher education, the role of the librarian is changing.</p> <p>"More often than not, librarians' teaching abilities are taken for granted by faculty staff; there has always been a resistance to acknowledging library staff as a legitimate faculty. Academic librarians tend to be multi-skilled and equip themselves with a teaching qualification in addition to their IT/library/undergraduate qualifications ....academics will have to become more like librarians..." <a href="#fn1">[1]</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/deliberations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue7 project update graham alsop hefce higher education html Sun, 19 Jan 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 241 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk ERIMS http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/erims <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue7/erims#author1">Catherine Hanratty</a> issues a call to ERIMS.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><b>P</b>art of the eLib On-demand Publishing Programme, the ERIMS Project aims to test the viability and user environment for provision of reading materials, in electronic format, to a cross section of users in Management Studies.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/erims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue7 project update catherine hanratty university of oxford elib copyright database framework identifier information retrieval software Sun, 19 Jan 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 242 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk ESPERE http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/espere <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="#Author_Details">Dee Wood</a> reports on the Electronic Submission and Peer Review Project.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><b>T</b>he ESPERE project (Electronic Submission and Peer Review) <a href="#fn1">[1]</a> started in April 1996 and we have recently completed the research phase. The project is lead jointly by the University of Ulster and the Society for Endocrinology and has seven Learned Society partners.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/espere" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue7 project update dee wood microsoft university of ulster adobe file format graphics research software Sun, 19 Jan 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 243 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk MIDAS: Manchester Information, Datasets and Associated Services http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/midas <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue7/midas#author1">Anne McCombe</a> describes a service that provides a wide range of datasets to the wider communities.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>MIDAS <a href="#fn1">[1]</a>, based at Manchester Computing, University of Manchester, is a National Dataset Service funded by JISC <a href="#fn2">[2]</a>, ESRC <a href="#fn3">[3]</a> and the University of Manchester <a href="#fn4">[4]</a>, to provide UK academics with online access to large strategic and research datasets, software packages, training and large-scale computing resources. The datasets are supplied by arrangement with CHEST <a href="#fn5">[5]</a> and The Data Archive <a href="#fn6">[6]</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/midas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue7 project update anne mccombe jisc university of london university of manchester niss archives browser cataloguing content management css data data set database gopher html metadata passwords research software telnet visualisation web browser web services Sun, 19 Jan 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 244 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Data Archive at the University of Essex http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/essex <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue7/essex#author1">Denise Lievesley</a> and <a href="/issue7/essex#author2">Bridget Winstanley</a> describe this national resource centre for computer-readable data in the social sciences and humanities.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Abstract">Abstract</h3> <p>This paper provides a background to the development and ongoing activities of data archives in general and The Data Archive (formerly known as the ESRC Data Archive) at the University of Essex in particular. It describes the main activities involved in running the Archive and explores the benefits for both data producers and data users of a central repository of data. It touches on the growth of The Data Archive in recent years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/essex" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue7 project update bridget winstanley denise lievesley cessda council of european social science data archives uk data archive university of essex university of manchester university of york accessibility archives bibliographic control bibliographic data cataloguing data data management data set database digitisation dissemination foi framework information retrieval infrastructure open access preservation repositories research search technology software thesaurus usability visualisation Sun, 19 Jan 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 245 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk