Table of contents: issue38 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/742/issues/all?article-type=review&term=&organisation=&project=&author= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Book Review: Super Searchers Make It on Their Own http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue38/coelho-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue38/coelho-rvw#author1">Lina Coelho</a> looks at the work and lives of independent information professionals prepared to share their secrets for starting and running a research business.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>If you love Boolean logic, online research and would like to work from home - this book is for you. But before you get carried away - just a reminder that you need more than a computer and a phone line to make it on your own as an independent information professional.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue38/coelho-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue38 review lina coelho british medical association archives database research search technology Fri, 30 Jan 2004 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1021 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Book Review: Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, Volume 37, 2003 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue38/harris-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue38/harris-rvw#author1">Colin Harris</a> declares himself a veteran reader of the ARIST, assesses the kinds of reviewing it performs and balances the strengths and weaknesses of this long-standing publication.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>ARIST is a remarkable institution. For 37 years, since Carlos Cuadra edited the first volume in 1966, it has provided expert overviews of current developments in information science and technology. I was a keen user in those early days; the first five volumes included chapters on 'information needs and uses' (by Menzel, Herner, Paisley, Allen and Lipetz) which provided invaluable help to a young researcher.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue38/harris-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue38 review colin harris information today manchester metropolitan university information retrieval natural language processing Fri, 30 Jan 2004 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1022 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Book Review: Centred on Learning http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue38/royan-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue38/royan-rvw#author1">Bruce Royan</a> takes a structured look at this series of case studies and analyses their view of the Learning Resource Centre phenomenon.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The list of 25 contributors at the front of this volume is initially rather disheartening to the new reader: it conjures up memories of past encounters with loose compilations of elderly conference papers, only resuscitated because of their perceived relevance to a currently fashionable topic.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue38/royan-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue38 review bruce royan library association framework higher education ict Fri, 30 Jan 2004 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1023 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk