Table of contents: issue17 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/502/issues/all?article-type=feature%20article&term=&organisation=&project=&author= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Why Give It Away? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue17/cover <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue17/cover#author1">David Haynes</a>, <a href="/issue17/cover#author2">Elizabeth Lyon</a> and <a href="/issue17/cover#author3">David Streatfield</a> explore the mysteries of devolved budgeting.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="UKOLN-page-body"> <p>A British Library funded research project at the University of Surrey Library is using a questionnaire and a number of case studies to investigate devolved budgets. The work is being carried out in collaboration with David Haynes Associates and Information Management Associates. A full report will be published shortly, but some interesting issues have already emerged.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue17/cover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue17 feature article david haynes david streatfield liz lyon british library nhs university of surrey infrastructure rae research Fri, 18 Sep 1998 23:00:00 +0000 editor 528 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Building on Shifting Sands: Information Age Organisations http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue17/main <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue17/main#author1">Clive Field</a> draws on his experience at the University of Birmingham to explore the issue of creating a flexible organisation.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="UKOLN-page-body"> <p>This article does not tackle its subject from the theoretical perspectives and careful evaluation of the merits and demerits of different organisational models, such as one might find in a textbook on management. Rather does it seek to introduce some of the basic issues and concepts by drawing on the experience of organisational change at the University of Birmingham, where a fully converged Information Services has been in operation since October 1995, with an annual turnover of £12 million and 270 fte staff.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue17/main" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue17 feature article clive field sconul university of birmingham elib aggregation archives copyright higher education open access research resource management Fri, 18 Sep 1998 23:00:00 +0000 editor 529 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk A New Publication for a New Challenge http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue17/publication <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue17/publication#author1">John MacColl</a> and <a href="/issue17/publication#author2">Lyndon Pugh</a> discuss their proposal for a web and print magazine for Information and IT professionals in UK Higher Education.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="UKOLN-page-body"> <p>This article sets out to explore some of the issues to do with the establishment of a new periodical publication for information and IT professionals in Higher Education (HE). It addresses the need for a channel of communication which reflects the developing broad spectrum of information services in academic and related institutions, and is intended as an aid to further discussion.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue17/publication" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue17 feature article john maccoll lyndon pugh jisc elib archives higher education intranet knowledge management mis research Fri, 18 Sep 1998 23:00:00 +0000 editor 530 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Teleworking from Home http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue17/teleworking <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue17/teleworking#author1">Nicola Harrison</a>, Project Assistant at Edinburgh Engineering Virtual Library (EEVL), describes her experience of teleworking.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="UKOLN-page-body"> <p>Teleworking involves working at a distance from a usual place of work, often passing work between locations through the Internet. Work may be sent from one office building to another, from a worker's home to a central location, from a telecottage, or from a mobile location such as a salesman's car <a href="#1">[1]</a>. Home working is working from one's own home, and can involve anything from hand-knitting jumpers to installing a high technology workshop in your garage.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue17/teleworking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue17 feature article nicola harrison heriot-watt university eevl sosig cataloguing database html mobile search technology software standards Fri, 18 Sep 1998 23:00:00 +0000 editor 531 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk