Table of contents: issue37 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/733/issues/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Editorial Introduction to Issue 37: Monocultures Threaten More Than Species http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/editorial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/editorial#author1">Richard Waller</a> introduces Ariadne issue issue 37.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>These days zoologists view with increasing alarm the disappearance of species in this world, to the point where they fear their extinction will predate their discovery. This is no less true for linguists who are witnessing the same phenomenon in terms of dying languages and dialects. A parallel therefore can be drawn with the situation as detailed by <strong>Deborah Anderson</strong>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/editorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 editorial richard waller jisc oai ukoln university of glasgow daedalus eevl archives copyright digital media dissemination dspace ebook eprints ict information society interoperability metadata openurl portal preservation research resource sharing rss software standards subject gateway unicode url web resources Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 985 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Unicode and Historic Scripts http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/anderson <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/anderson#author1">Deborah Anderson</a> provides us an overview of the progress made in bringing historic scripts to the Unicode Standard.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Many digital versions of texts--whether they be the plays of Aeschylus, or stories from this week's Times--can now be accessed by a worldwide audience, thanks to the Internet and developments in international standards and the computer industry. But while modern newspapers in English and even the Greek plays of Aeschylus can be viewed on the Internet in their original script, reading articles that cite a line of original text in Egyptian hieroglyphs is more problematic, for this script has not yet been included in the international character encoding standard Unicode.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/anderson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 feature article deborah anderson apple iso university of california berkeley university of chicago gnu accessibility browser character encoding copyright data digital library html internet explorer linux mac os metadata ms word operating system plain text preservation safari software standardisation standards tei unicode url windows xml Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 986 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Trends in Self-Posting of Research Material Online by Academic Staff http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/andrew <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/andrew#author1">Theo Andrew</a> sheds some light on current trends in posting research material online with a case study from The University of Edinburgh.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>With the rapid uptake of digital media changing the way scholarly communication is perceived, we are in a privileged position to be part of a movement whose decisions now will help to decide ultimately future courses of action. A number of strategies have recently emerged to facilitate greatly enhanced access to traditional scholarly content, e.g. open access journals and institutional repositories.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/andrew" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 feature article theo andrew jisc sherpa university of edinburgh university of nottingham repec archives cataloguing copyright data data set database digital media dissemination electronic theses eprints file format infrastructure institutional repository open access preservation repositories research resource management url Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 987 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Updated JISC Guides Are Now Available http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/beer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/beer#author1">Emma Beer</a> describes the new JISC Resource Guides.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The huge growth in Internet resources to support learning, teaching and research can make the business of finding high-quality relevant resources both time-consuming and frustrating. JISC Resource Guides, and a dedicated team of Resource Guide Advisers across seven subject areas direct researchers in UK Higher Education to a selection of key, high-quality resources.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/beer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 feature article emma beer jisc archives bibliographic data cataloguing data data set framework further education higher education ict infrastructure multimedia research resource discovery software url video Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 988 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Delivering OAI Records As RSS: An IMesh Toolkit Module for Facilitating Resource Sharing http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/duke <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/duke#author1">Monica Duke</a> provides an overview of a means of providing records in RSS through the use of an IMesh Toolkit module that supports resource sharing. The content of this article was presented at the 4th Open Archives Forum Workshop</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Subject Gateways act as a main point of access to high-quality resources on the Web. They are resource discovery guides that provide links to information resources which can be whole Web sites, organisational home pages and other collections or services, themed around a specific subject, such as the physical sciences or humanities. At their core is a catalogue of rich metadata records that describe Internet resources - subject specialists identify and select the resources and create the descriptions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/duke" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 feature article monica duke google jisc national library of australia oai ukoln university of bath university of bristol university of wisconsin jisc information environment aggregation archives cataloguing copyright digital library doi dublin core framework html identifier interoperability metadata national library oai-pmh open archives initiative perl portal rdf repositories research resource discovery resource sharing rss schema search technology software standards subject gateway uri url urn xml Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 989 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Ebooks in UK Libraries: Where Are We Now? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/garrod <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/garrod#author1">Penny Garrod</a> brings us up to date on developments in ebooks.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"I suspect that more words are being published about the ebook phenomenon in print than have actually been placed into ebooks so far." </em>[<a href="#1">1</a>]</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/garrod" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 feature article penny garrod glasgow caledonian university jisc loughborough university microsoft nhs oclc sconul sun microsystems ukoln university of cambridge university of huddersfield university of oxford project gutenberg adobe aggregation archives authentication bibliographic data cataloguing cd-rom collection development copyright data database digital audio digital library drm e-government e-learning ebook framework further education higher education identifier marc21 mobile mobile phone mp3 operating system passwords portal resource sharing safari software standards url web resources Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 990 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Experiences of Harvesting Web Resources in Engineering Using Automatic Classification http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/lindholm <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/lindholm#author1">Kjell Jansson</a>, <a href="/issue37/lindholm#author2">Jessica Lindholm</a> and <a href="/issue37/lindholm#author3">Tomas Schoenthal</a> describe the work in setting up a Web index that uses automatic classification as a means for the selection of resources.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The story behind Engine-e [<a href="#1">1</a>], a recently created robot-generated Web index, is best told by starting in 1994 with the development and maintenance of EELS (Engineering Electronic Library, Sweden) [<a href="#2">2</a>], a manually indexed quality-controlled subject gateway in Engineering. EELS was accompanied by the experimental robot-generated index, "All" Engineering [<a href="#3">3</a>], created within the DESIRE framework [<a href="#4">4</a>]. The solution used already in "All" Engineering is similar to that of Engine-e, but with some distinct differences.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/lindholm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 feature article jessica lindholm kjell jansson tomas schoenthal elsevier google lund university algorithm cataloguing copyright data database digital library framework html php research search technology software standards subject gateway subject heading thesaurus url usability vocabularies web resources z39.50 Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 991 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Towards a Typology for Portals http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/miller <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/miller#author1">Paul Miller</a> looks at some of the services we call portals, and argues for better words to describe them.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Regular readers of <em>Ariadne</em> and related publications possibly feel more than a little overwhelmed by the current deluge of portal-related literature; a deluge for which my colleagues and I on the <a href="http://www.fair-portal.hull.ac.uk/">PORTAL</a> Project [<a href="#1">1</a>] must of course accept some responsibility.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/miller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 feature article paul miller british museum jisc oai ukoln university of hull university of oxford jisc information environment aggregation archives browser cataloguing graphics higher education html internet explorer interoperability metadata network service personalisation portal rdf research resource discovery rss search technology soap standards uddi url web browser web portal xhtml z39.50 Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 992 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk DAEDALUS: Initial Experiences With EPrints and DSpace at the University of Glasgow http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/nixon <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/nixon#author1">William Nixon</a> provides an overview of the DAEDALUS initial experience with the GNU EPrints and DSpace software and the decision to employ both.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.lib.gla.ac.uk/daedalus/index.html ">DAEDALUS</a> [<a href="#1">1</a>] is a three-year JISC-funded project under the <a href="http://www.jisc.ac.uk/index.cfm?name=programme_fair">FAIR</a> Programme [<a href="#2">2</a>] which will build a network of open access digital collections at the University of Glasgow. These collections will enable us to unlock access to a wide range of our institutional scholarly output. This output includes not only published and peer-reviewed papers but also administrative documents, research finding aids, pre-prints and theses.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/nixon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 feature article william nixon digital preservation coalition hewlett-packard jisc lund university massachusetts institute of technology oai sherpa university of edinburgh university of glasgow university of southampton daedalus gnu access control apache archives bibliographic data bsd bsd licence copyright data set database digital preservation digital repositories dspace electronic theses eprints free software java licence linux metadata multimedia mysql oai-pmh open access open archives initiative operating system perl preservation programming language repositories research search technology software solaris stylesheet tomcat url xml Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 993 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Public Libraries http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/public-libraries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/public-libraries#author1">Penny Garrod</a> gives her view of day two of the Public Library Authorities Conference 2003</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>Question: How many librarians does it take to change a light bulb?<br />Answer: Er,.. Change?</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/public-libraries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 regular column penny garrod british library the national archives ukoln ergo archives cloud computing copyright data digitisation framework software url Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 994 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Planet SOSIG http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/planet-sosig <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/planet-sosig#author1">Anne Dimond</a> and <a href="/issue37/planet-sosig#author2">Angela Joyce</a> send further news from the planet of social sciences.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Social_Science_Online_-_National_Seminars_on_Internet_Information">Social Science Online - National Seminars on Internet Information</h2> <p>It is becoming increasingly hard to keep up with the ever-changing world of online information resources, and yet these resources have a vital role to play in higher and further education teaching and research. The JISC Resource Guide for Social Sciences and SOSIG, in collaboration with LTSNs (Learning and Teaching Support Network), are providing a series of one-day events for all those involved in teaching and researching in Higher and Further Education in the social sciences.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/planet-sosig" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 regular column angela joyce anne dimond ilrt jisc university of bristol sosig cataloguing copyright data digital library further education research resource discovery subject gateway url Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 995 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL News http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/eevl#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> describes how EEVL is putting RSS to work.</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/issue37/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 regular column roddy macleod heriot-watt university jisc oracle centaur eevl browser cataloguing copyright data further education interoperability metadata portal rdf resource discovery rss software syndication url web browser Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 996 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk News from BIOME http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/biome <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/biome#author1">Donald Mackay</a> reports on BIOME participation in a major project to enhance interoperability between the BIOME core database and those projected by LTSN Subject Centres.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>BIOME is currently participating in a major project to enhance interoperability between the BIOME core database and those being created by our cognate Learning and Teaching Support Network (LTSN) Subject Centres. The partners in the project are the Resource Description Network (RDN) Hubs BIOME and ALTIS and five LTSN centres: Bioscience; Health Sciences and Practice; Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism; Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Medicine; and Psychology.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/biome" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 regular column donald mackay jisc accessibility archives cataloguing content management copyright data database framework interoperability metadata portal resource description search technology standards url xml xslt Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 997 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Search Engines: Would All New Search Engines Take One Step Forward! http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/search-engines <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/search-engines#author1">Phil Bradley</a> gives us an overview of emerging, new and newly discovered search engines that we might want to keep an eye on as they develop.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>There have been several additions to the world of search engines over the summer, and I thought I'd do a quick round-up of them to see how they perform.</p> <p class="center-large"><a href="#zapmeta">ZapMeta </a> | <a href="#netnose">Netnose </a> | <a href="#wotbox">Wotbox </a></p> <p><a name="zapmeta"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/search-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 regular column phil bradley google copyright database research search technology standards url Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 998 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Widening the Focus for the Future http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> reviews the history of the Web Focus post and describes funding changes which gives Web Focus a much wider remit.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The UK Web Focus post was established by the Joint Information Systems Committee (<a href="http://www.jisc.ac.uk/">JISC</a>) <a href="#ref-01">[1]</a> to advise the UK Higher Education Committee on Web developments. The post is based at UKOLN and located at the University of Bath. As post-holder I began work on 1 November 1996.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 tooled up brian kelly jisc kings college london newcastle university queens university belfast ucisa ukerna ukoln university of bath university of kent university of oxford university of strathclyde web futures elib iwmw archives digital library dissemination dublin core ejournal further education higher education html infrastructure metadata preservation resource discovery software web development web services Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 999 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk ECDL-2003 Conference Notes http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/ecdl2003-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/ecdl2003-rpt#author1">Lesly Huxley</a> shares her notes on the European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>ECDL2003 was the seventh in the annual series of European Digital Library conferences, this year hosted in Trondheim, Norway. The unusual move from September to August does not carry through to next year's conference at the University of Bath, UK, which returns to the 'normal' September slot (12-16 September).</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/ecdl2003-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 event report lesly huxley bnf elsevier google ilrt national library of new zealand ukoln university of bath university of bristol sosig archives blog data digital library digital preservation metadata national library ontologies open access personalisation preservation rdf research search technology semantic web software url wireless xml Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1636 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk ECDL-2003 Web Archiving http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/ecdl-web-archiving-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/ecdl-web-archiving-rpt#author1">Michael Day</a> reports on the 3rd ECDL Workshop on Web Archives held in Trondheim, August 2003.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>On 21 August 2003, the 3rd ECDL Workshop on Web Archives [<a href="#1">1</a>] [<a href="#2">2</a>] was held in Trondheim, Norway in association with the 7th European Conference on Digital Libraries (ECDL) [<a href="#3">3</a>]. This event was the third in a series of annual workshops that have been held in association with the ECDL conferences held in Darmstadt [<a href="#4">4</a>] and Rome [<a href="#5">5</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/ecdl-web-archiving-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 event report michael day bnf california digital library d-lib magazine ietf ifla library of congress national library of new zealand the national archives ukoln university of bath university of lisbon internet archive archives ark bibliographic data cataloguing data database digital archive digital library digital preservation document format electronic theses frbr html identifier metadata mets mods naan name mapping authority national library persistent identifier portal preservation repositories research rfc schema search technology software url urn usability web browser xml xml schema Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1637 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk OAI: The Fourth Open Archives Forum Workshop http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/oa-forum-ws-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/oa-forum-ws-rpt#author1">Manjula Patel</a> provides us with an overview of the 4th Open Archives Forum Workshop.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Welcome_and_Introduction">Welcome and Introduction</h3> <h4 id="Rachel_Heery_UKOLN_University_of_Bath">Rachel Heery, UKOLN, University of Bath</h4> <p>Delegates were welcomed and reminded that this was the fourth and final in a series of workshops which have been organised by the Open Archives Forum Project. Rachel Heery explained that the project was a supporting action funded by the European Commission to bring together EU researchers and implementers working in the area of open access to archives.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/oa-forum-ws-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 event report manjula patel ieee jisc lund university oai ukoln university of bath university of cambridge university of edinburgh university of illinois artworld digital academic repositories harvesting the fitzwilliam accessibility archives cataloguing collection description content management copyright creative commons data data set database digital library digital preservation digitisation dissemination dspace dublin core ead eprints framework identifier ieee lom infrastructure institutional repository intellectual property interoperability lom marc metadata multimedia oai-pmh open access open source personalisation portal preservation preservation metadata rae repositories research resource discovery rslp schema search technology software url xml Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1638 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Metadata and Interoperability in a Complex World http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/dc-2003-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/dc-2003-rpt#author1">Pete Johnston</a> reflects on the 2003 Dublin Core conference, held in Seattle, Washington.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The 2003 Dublin Core conference, <a href="http://www.ischool.washington.edu/dc2003/">DC-2003</a>, took place in Seattle, Washington, USA, from 28 September to 1 October [<a href="#1">1</a>]. This was the eleventh Dublin Core meeting: the first eight events were categorised as 'workshops' and this was the third time it has taken the form of a 'conference' with peer-reviewed papers and posters, and a tutorial track. The 2003 conference attracted some 300 participants, from over 20 countries.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/dc-2003-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 event report pete johnston cornell university ieee ims microsoft ukoln university of bath university of southampton university of strathclyde university of washington jisc information environment application profile collection description creative commons data data set dcmi digital library digital preservation dublin core e-learning framework geospatial data gis information society interoperability intranet learning objects metadata preservation repositories research schema standardisation standards url vocabularies wireless Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1639 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk OpenURL Meeting http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/openurl-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/openurl-rpt#author1">Linda Humphreys</a> <a href="/issue37/openurl-rpt#author2">Frances Boyle</a> and <a href="/issue37/openurl-rpt#author3">Andy Powell</a> give us a description of the OpenURL Meeting held in London, September 2003.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The <a href="http://www.jibs.ac.uk">JIBS User Group</a> [<a href="#1">1</a>] holds regular workshops on issues relating to the use and development of electronic resources by the Higher Education community. The OpenURL was selected as a topic as JIBS perceived a growing interest in this issue, as shown by correspondence on email lists such as lis-e-journals, and the increasing uptake of OpenURL resolvers by the community. For example, the number of UK HE subscribers to SFX has risen from 5 in 2001 to 20 in 2003.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/openurl-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 event report andy powell frances boyle linda humphreys edina jisc mimas niso royal holloway serials solutions ukoln university of bath university of oxford dner jisc information environment authentication bibliographic data cataloguing copyright data database ejournal higher education knowledge base licence marc metadata openurl sfx standards url Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1640 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Crime and Punishment: Protecting ICT Users and Their Information Against Computer Crime and Abuse http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/jisc-lis-2003-09-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/jisc-lis-2003-09-rpt#author1">Andrew Charlesworth</a> reports on a seminar seeking to protect ICT users and their information against computer crime and abuse.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Crime and Punishment seminar was organised by the Joint Information Systems Committee Legal Information Service (<a href="http://www.jisc.ac.uk/index.cfm?name=services_jlis">J-LIS</a>) [<a href="#1">1</a>] in London, September 2003. &nbsp;This event aimed to provide information about the risks, vulnerabilities and liabilities that might arise from the use of Information Communication Technologies (ICT) in Further and Higher Education.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/jisc-lis-2003-09-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 event report andrew charlesworth jisc queen mary university of london ucisa ukerna university of bristol university of central lancashire university of london university of reading copyright data digitisation further education higher education ict mobile privacy research software url video Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1641 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Newsline: News You Can Use http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/newsline <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a name="1"></a></p> <h3 id="Reveal">Reveal</h3> <p>[September 2003]</p> <p>The Reveal Web site, launched on 16 September 2003, brings together information about services and resources for visually impaired people from organisations across the United Kingdom. Reveal is an information resource where you will be able to find books in Braille and Moon, audio books and digital talking books, tactile diagrams and other accessible format materials, find out who produces, loans or sells accessible materials, and find information about the different accessible materials.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/newsline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 news and events shirley keane british library ieee jisc jisc collections kings college london microsoft oai rnib ukoln university of hertfordshire university of oxford wellcome trust yale university accessibility application profile archives bibliographic data cataloguing collection description copyright data database digitisation dissemination e-learning ebook higher education identifier ieee lom lom marc metadata national library open access openurl portal preservation research rslp schema search technology software standards uk lom core url vocabularies z39.50 Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1642 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Book Review: Joining Up the Dots http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/hannabuss-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/hannabuss-rvw#author1">Stuart Hannabuss</a> seeks the tenor among the diversity of voices provided by <em>Challenge and Change in the Information Society</em>.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Any work on the information society attracts that ambivalent reaction that it might be trite and it could be seminal. But, with the logic that nothing that becomes cliché can be other than centrally relevant, above all when published by a professional body, (which should know these things), Challenge and change promises well.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/hannabuss-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 review stuart hannabuss cerlim manchester metropolitan university nhs robert gordon university sconul copyright data e-government hypertext information society infrastructure knowledge management privacy standards url Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1643 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Book Review: The Accidental Systems Librarian http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/jukes-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/jukes-rvw#author1">Eric Jukes</a> takes a look at the strengths and weaknesses of another book in the 'Accidental' series.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Surprisingly, it appears to be a fact that many people involved in systems work in libraries have fallen into the position accidentally. At least, this seems to be the case in America. The author of The Accidental Systems Librarian believes that "anyone with a solid foundation in the practices and principles of librarianship and a willingness to confront changing technology can serve effectively in a library technology position" without any formal computer training. I declare straight away that I am a sceptic!</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/jukes-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 review eric jukes barnet and southgate college microsoft cataloguing copyright data digitisation library management systems open source research software url Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1644 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Book Review: Implementing Digital Reference Services http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/wynne-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/wynne-rvw#author1">Ben Wynne</a> reviews a collection of papers from the Third Annual Virtual Reference Desk Conference.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This book, first published in the United States by Neal-Schuman, brings together revised and updated papers originally presented at the Third Annual Virtual Reference Desk Conference held in Orlando, Florida in 2001. As such it has an almost entirely American focus although most of the issues addressed are equally relevant to libraries elsewhere.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/wynne-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 review ben wynne open university university of sussex copyright privacy research software url Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1645 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk