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This page provides an overview of 231 articles related to 'portal', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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A web portal or links page is a web site that functions as a point of access to information on the World Wide Web. A portal presents information from diverse sources in a unified way. Apart from the standard search engine feature, web portals offer other services such as e-mail, news, stock prices, information, databases and entertainment. Portals provide a way for enterprises to provide a consistent look and feel with access control and procedures for multiple applications and databases, which otherwise would have been different entities altogether. Examples of public web portals are AOL, Excite, iGoogle, MSN, Netvibes, and Yahoo! (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Portal)

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Metadata related to 'portal' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'portal': 231 (13.3% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'portal' across all Ariadne articles: 1021
  • Average number of references to 'portal' per Ariadne article: 4.42
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'portal': 1998-12
  • Trending factor of 'portal': 44.1 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'portal':

  1. ian dolphin (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. paul miller (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. chris awre (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. matthew dovey (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. jon hunter (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Digital Libraries in China

Liz Lyon reports on the International Digital Library Conference held in Beijing in July 2002.

October 2002, issue33, event report

Distributed Services Registry Workshop

John Gilby reports on the UKOLN/IESR two-day workshop at Scarman House, University of Warwick on 14-15 July 2005.

October 2005, issue45, event report

DRIVER: Seven Items on a European Agenda for Digital Repositories

Maurits van der Graaf provides results and conclusions from the DRIVER inventory study.

July 2007, issue52, feature article

e-Books for the Future: Here but Hiding?

Brian Whalley outlines some developments in e-book technologies and links them to existing ways of presenting textbook information.

October 2006, issue49, feature article

e-Collaboration Workshop: Access Grid, Portals and Other VREs for the Social Sciences

Rob Allan, Rob Crouchley and Michael Daw cover a one-day workshop reporting on the latest developments in e-Collaboration technology and applications.

October 2006, issue49, event report

E-Commerce in Higher Education: Can We Afford to Do Nothing?

Andrew Aird on the impact of e-commerce on the non-commercial sector.

January 2001, issue26, feature article

Ebooks in UK Libraries: Where Are We Now?

Penny Garrod brings us up to date on developments in ebooks.

October 2003, issue37, feature article

ECDL-2003 Web Archiving

Michael Day reports on the 3rd ECDL Workshop on Web Archives held in Trondheim, August 2003.

October 2003, issue37, event report

Editorial Introduction to Issue 23: Ariadne's Thread

Philip Hunter introduces Ariadne issue 23.

March 2000, issue23, editorial

Editorial Introduction to Issue 29: Key Technologies for the Development of the Digital Library

Philip Hunter with the editorial for Ariadne 29.

October 2001, issue29, editorial

Editorial Introduction to Issue 33: Exploring the Information Environment

Philip Hunter with the editorial for Ariadne 33.

October 2002, issue33, editorial

Editorial Introduction to Issue 35: The Art and Craft of Portalage

Philip Hunter provides an editorial introduction to Ariadne 35.

April 2003, issue35, editorial

Editorial Introduction to Issue 37: Monocultures Threaten More Than Species

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne issue issue 37.

October 2003, issue37, editorial

Editorial Introduction to Issue 41: Forces in Train

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne 41.

October 2004, issue41, editorial

Editorial Introduction to Issue 45: Smaller Might Be Beautiful

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne issue 45.

October 2005, issue45, editorial

Editorial Introduction to Issue 49: Technology Is Only Part of the Story

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne issue 49.

October 2006, issue49, editorial

Editorial Introduction to Issue 51: Democratising Cultural Heritage

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne 51.

April 2007, issue51, editorial

Editorial Introduction to Issue 52: The New Invisible Industry

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne issue 52.

July 2007, issue52, editorial

Editorial Introduction to Issue 53: Unlocking Our Televisual Past

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne issue 53.

October 2007, issue53, editorial

Editorial Introduction to Issue 58: People Still Matter

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne issue 58.

January 2009, issue58, editorial

Editorial Introduction to Issue 70

The editor introduces readers to the content of Ariadne Issue 70.

November 2012, issue70, editorial

Editorial Introduction to Issue 71

The editor introduces readers to the content of Ariadne Issue 71.

July 2013, issue71, editorial

EEVL

Roddy Macleod manager of the EEVL project explains the new profile, new office: and coming soon: a new service.

January 2001, issue26, regular column

EEVL News

Roddy MacLeod describes how EEVL is putting RSS to work.

October 2003, issue37, regular column

EEVL News Nuggets

Brian Kelly reports on the use of third-party web services.

March 2000, issue23, tooled up

EEVL News: EEVL, VLEs, Institutional and Library Portals

Malcolm Moffat discusses the use of EEVL functionality in VLEs and Portals.

April 2004, issue39, regular column

EEVL News: What EEVL Users Really Want

Roddy MacLeod looks at the results of the recent questionnaire which surveyed opinions about the EEVL service.

July 2004, issue40, regular column

EEVL Xtra: The Hidden Web at Your Fingertips

Roddy MacLeod looks at the latest service from EEVL.

July 2005, issue44, regular column

EEVL-ution to a Portal

Roddy Macleod on the hub's 'EEVL-ution' to a portal.

April 2002, issue31, regular column

EEVL: Brand new EEVL service

Roddy Macleod introduces a new service.

January 2002, issue30, regular column

EEVL: Email Newsletters Examples from Engineering

Jim Corlett explains how email newsletters can benefit you.

June 2001, issue28, regular column

EEVL: EMC Update

Sheridan Dunkley on the partnership between Islington Libraries, London, and CyberSkills.

March 2000, issue23, regular column

EEVL: Round the World

Roddy MacLeod considers Southern African engineering resources.

December 1999, issue22, regular column

Emerging Technologies in Academic Libraries (emtacl10)

Andrew Walsh reports on a new international conference on emerging technologies within academic libraries organised by the library of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and held in Trondheim, Norway in April 2010.

July 2010, issue64, event report

Encouraging More Open Educational Resources With Southampton's EdShare

Debra Morris describes the EdSpace Institutional Exemplar Project and the early development of EdShare for sharing learning and teaching materials within and beyond the institution.

April 2009, issue59, feature article

eResearch Australasia 2008

Tobias Blanke, Ann Borda, Gaby Bright and Bridget Soulsby report on the annual eResearch Australasia Conference, held in Melbourne, Australia, 29 September - 3 October, 2008.

October 2008, issue57, event report

EuroCAMP 2005

Masha Garibyan and Ann Borda report on the first Campus Architecture Middleware Planning workshop in Europe hosted by the Politecnico di Torino.

April 2005, issue43, event report

euroCRIS Membership Meeting, Madrid

Rosemary Russell and Brigitte Jörg report on the bi-annual euroCRIS membership and Task Groups meetings which took place in Madrid on 5-6 November 2012.

November 2012, issue70, event report

Europeana Open Culture 2010

David Fuegi and Monika Segbert-Elbert report on the annual Europeana Conference, held at the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam in October 2010.

October 2010, issue65, event report

Europeana: An Infrastructure for Adding Local Content

Rob Davies describes a Best Practice Network under the eContentPlus Programme to make available locally sourced digital content to the Europeana Service.

October 2008, issue57, feature article

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