Table of contents: issue35 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/708/issues/all?article-type=regular%20column&term=&organisation=&project=&author= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Creating Websites for e-Citizens: the Public Library Web Managers Workshop 2002 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/public-libraries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In the first of a series of articles, <a href="/issue35/public-libraries#author1">Penny Garrod</a> takes us through some of the choices confronting UK public libraries, and begins by looking at the ramifications of the DCMS report "Framework for the future".</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>What is the primary role and function of the public library in 21st Century Britain? Are public libraries in danger of trying to do too many things? Are they trying to please all of the people all of the time? How can the People's Network be sustained post-lottery funding? What is special about public libraries - do they have a Unique Selling Point? Are traditional, book-based services being run down as the focus switches to ICT and e-everything?</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/public-libraries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue35 regular column penny garrod cilip google ukoln west sussex county council blog document format e-government e-learning framework ict research url Tue, 29 Apr 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 948 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Planet SOSIG: Regarding Collaboration, Conferences and Courses http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/planet-sosig <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue35/planet-sosig#author1">Alejandro Fernandez</a> introduces a new collaborative initiative between the RDN and LTSN, <a href="/issue35/planet-sosig#author2">Emma Place</a> reports from the BPS Annual Conference and <a href="/issue35/planet-sosig#author3">Neil Jacobs</a> presents a new course for social researchers in Government.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="SOSIG_and_LTSN_Collaboration_Project">SOSIG and LTSN Collaboration Project</h3> <p>On March 11th, representatives from the social science-related LTSN Subject Centres sat down with SOSIG staff to kick off a collaboration project that has the grand goal of maximising the use of Internet resource descriptions and information created for the UK social science community by sharing cataloguing responsibilities and tasks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/planet-sosig" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue35 regular column alejandro fernandez emma place neil jacobs ilrt oai university of bristol sosig cataloguing database framework higher education metadata research resource description rss standards url Tue, 29 Apr 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 949 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Free Full-text E-journals and EEVL's Engineering E-journal Search Engine http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue35/eevl#author1">Nicola Harrison</a> and <a href="/issue35/eevl#author2">Roddy MacLeod</a> describe what EEVL has to offer in the area of e-journals.</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, lead by Heriot Watt University.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue35 regular column nicola harrison roddy macleod google heriot-watt university jisc centaur eevl archives cataloguing copyright data database ejournal further education html infrastructure java portal research resource discovery search technology software standards url Tue, 29 Apr 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 950 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Search Engines: Many Movements in Mere Months http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/search-engines <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue35/search-engines#author1">Phil Bradley</a> looks at various developments that have occurred recently in the ever-shifting scene of the search engine.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Internet moves quickly, and no more so than when looking at search engines. In the last few months (or even weeks) there's been a lot of movement, with some major changes in the field. Consequently, rather than just look at one search engine in detail, or a particular subject area, I thought it might be useful to play catch-up in this issue of Ariadne; hopefully you'll be aware of all these news stories, but in case you've actually got a life and don't sit glued to your computer screen, some of them may be new to you.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/search-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue35 regular column phil bradley google tasi blog copyright data database multimedia search technology url Tue, 29 Apr 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 951 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk