Table of contents: issue30 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/652/issues/all?article-type=regular%20column&term=&organisation=&project=&author= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en News from the Resource Discovery Network http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/rdn <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue30/rdn#author1">Simon Jennings</a> and <a href="/issue30/rdn#author2">Philip Pothen</a> with the latest on developments at the RDN.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Put_the_RDN_on_your_Web_pages">Put the RDN on your Web pages</h3> <p>The Resource Discovery Network (RDN) has launched a new service called RDN-include[1]. This allows ResourceFinder, the RDN search engine, to be added free of charge to higher and further education institutions' Web sites. The RDN developed this technology in reponse to requests from users and in recognition of developments underway with Virtual Learning Envornments at many institutions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/rdn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue30 regular column philip pothen simon jennings kings college london manchester metropolitan university eevl data ejournal further education javascript resource discovery search technology url web resources Fri, 25 Jan 2002 00:00:00 +0000 editor 852 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Planet SOSIG http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/planet-sosig <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue30/planet-sosig#author1">Phil Cross</a> reports on a recent workshop for subject gateways in Europe and <a href="/issue30/planet-sosig#author2">Dave Boyd</a> look forward to developments within the Geography section of SOSIG.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/planet-sosig" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue30 regular column dave boyd phil cross information society Fri, 25 Jan 2002 00:00:00 +0000 editor 853 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL: Brand new EEVL service http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Roddy Macleod introduces a new service.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a> is the Hub for engineering, mathematics and computing. It is an award-winning free service, which provides quick and reliable access to the best engineering, mathematics, and computing information available on the Internet. It is created and run by a team of information specialists from a number of universities and institutions in the UK. EEVL helps students, staff and researchers in higher and further education, as well as anyone else working, studying or looking for information in Engineering, Mathematics and Computing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue30 regular column roddy macleod heriot-watt university jisc university of birmingham university of ulster dner eevl archives bibliographic data cataloguing database ejournal further education graphics portal research resource discovery search technology software url Fri, 25 Jan 2002 00:00:00 +0000 editor 854 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Search Engines: Goodbye Alta Vista, Hallo AllTheWeb http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/search-engines <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue30/search-engines#author1">Phil Bradley</a>'s regular column.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>We all have our own particular favourites, be it football team, car or brand of tea. The same can also be said of search engines, and for many people at the moment it seems to be Google. On the courses that I run I usually ask the question ‘what’s your favourite search engine?’ and the two that are most often mentioned are Google and Yahoo! I also have a little questionnaire on my site [<a href="#1">1</a>], and that’s one of the questions I ask there. The current results are:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/search-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue30 regular column phil bradley alt google data data set database ftp mp3 multimedia search technology software url video Fri, 25 Jan 2002 00:00:00 +0000 editor 855 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Public Libraries http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/pub-libs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue30/pub-libs#author1">Penny Garrod</a>'s first outing in Ariadne as Public Libraries Focus.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>My predecessor, Sarah Ormes, in her final ‘Public Libraries’ column for Ariadne, owned up to having spent five and a half years at UKOLN. Coincidentally, I too have just concluded five and a half years at the University of Plymouth. This led me to speculate, as one does in those brain numbing moments when awaiting yet another delayed train on a drafty platform in grey November (yes, its ‘leaves on the line’ season again folks), whether, after five and a half years in a post, some of us need to regenerate, like ‘Seven of Nine’, the ice maiden in the current Star Trek series -<i>Voyager.</i></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue30/pub-libs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue30 regular column penny garrod british library jisc library association ukoln university of plymouth epistle accessibility digital audio digitisation ebook higher education ict research search technology software standards url Fri, 25 Jan 2002 00:00:00 +0000 editor 856 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk