Table of contents: issue40 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/768/issues/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Editorial Introduction to Issue 40: Horses for Courses http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/editorial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/editorial#author1">Richard Waller</a> introduces Ariadne issue 40.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Reading the interesting points <strong>Karen Coyle</strong> has to make in <a href="/issue40/coyle/">Rights Management and Digital Library Requirements</a> puts me in mind, not so much of horses actually, as of one of cartoonist Gary Larson's cows. The bovine unfortunate in question, bedecked with shower cap, is being pushed along by the rest of the herd and complaining that no sooner has she stepped into the shower than some fool cries 'Stampede!' Much the same effect may be claimed from the fallout of the Napster affair and the sharing of millions of music files.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/editorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 editorial richard waller oai ukoln jisc information environment archives bibliographic data blog digital library higher education information architecture institutional repository intranet metadata oai-pmh open archives initiative repositories research search technology service registry sru srw url usability web services Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1049 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Towards Library Groupware With Personalised Link Routing http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/chudnov <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/chudnov#author1">Daniel Chudnov</a>, <a href="/issue40/chudnov#author2">Jeremy Frumkin</a>, <a href="/issue40/chudnov#author3">Jennifer Weintraub</a>, <a href="/issue40/chudnov#author4">Matthew Wilcox</a> and <a href="/issue40/chudnov#author5">Raymond Yee</a> describe a potential groupware framework for integrating access to diverse information resources and distributed personal collection development.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>'Library groupware' - a set of networked tools supporting information management for individuals and for distributed groups - is a new class of service we may choose to provide in our libraries. In its simplest form, library groupware would help people manage information as they move through the diversity of online resources and online communities that make up today's information landscape. Complex implementations might integrate equally well with enterprise-wide systems such as courseware and portals on a university campus, and desktop file storage on private individual computers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/chudnov" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 feature article daniel chudnov jennifer weintraub jeremy frumkin matthew wilcox raymond yee amazon d-lib magazine google harvard university ims information today massachusetts institute of technology oclc open knowledge initiative oregon state university university of california berkeley yale university archives authentication bibliographic data blog cataloguing collection development content packaging database digital library framework higher education ims content packaging metadata mets personalisation portal repositories research search technology shibboleth software standards technorati uportal url web resources Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1050 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Rights Management and Digital Library Requirements http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/coyle <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/coyle#author1">Karen Coyle</a> describes some aspects of rights expression languages favoured by the commercial content industries and how these may differ from the rights needs of digital libraries.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>It is common to hear members of the digital library community debating the relative merits of the two most common rights expression languages (RELs) - the Open Digital Rights Language (ODRL) and the rights language developed for the Motion Picture Expert Group (MPEG) and recently adopted by the International Organization for Standardization [<a href="#1">1</a>] - and which is preferable for digital library systems.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/coyle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 feature article karen coyle iso library of congress microsoft mpeg oasis romeo access control adobe algorithm archives copyright data digital archive digital library dissemination drm dublin core ebook framework intellectual property interoperability licence metadata mets multimedia odrl open access operating system privacy provenance research resource management schema software standardisation standards taxonomy Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1051 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk An Introduction to the Search/Retrieve URL Service (SRU) http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/morgan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/morgan#author1">Eric Lease Morgan</a> describes sibling Web Service protocols designed to define a standard form for Internet search queries as well as the structure of the responses.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This article is an introduction to the "brother and sister" Web Service protocols named Search/Retrieve Web Service (SRW) and Search/Retrieve URL Service (SRU) with an emphasis on the later. More specifically, the article outlines the problems SRW/U are intended to solve, the similarities and differences between SRW and SRU, the complimentary nature of the protocols with OAI-PMH, and how SRU is being employed in a sponsored NSF (National Science Foundation) grant called OCKHAM to facilitate an alerting service.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/morgan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 feature article eric lease morgan emory university google national science foundation oai oclc university of notre dame api browser cataloguing cql data database digital library dtd dublin core identifier information architecture library management systems marc metadata mets mods oai-pmh perl plain text repositories rss schema search technology secure shell sfx soap sru srw ssh standards stylesheet telnet uri url vocabularies web services xhtml xml xml schema xsl xslt Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1052 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Collection-level Description: Thinking Globally before Acting Locally http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/robinson <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/robinson#author1">Ann Chapman</a> and <a href="/issue40/robinson#author2">Bridget Robinson</a> write on the work of the Collection Description Focus and the links between Tap into Bath, Cornucopia and the Information Environment Service Registry.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Collection_Description_Focus">Collection Description Focus</h2> <p>The UK Collection Description Focus was launched on 1 June 2001. It was set up as a national post, jointly funded for a twelve-month period by the Joint Information Systems Committee (<a href="http://www.jisc.ac.uk/">JISC</a>) [<a href="#1">1</a>], the Research Support Libraries Program (<a href="http://www.rslp.ac.uk">RSLP</a>) [<a href="#2">2</a>] and the <a href="http://www.bl.uk/">British Library</a> [<a href="#3">3</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/robinson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 feature article ann chapman bridget robinson british library jisc mla ukoln iesr jisc information environment archives collection description data data set database lcsh metadata portal research rslp schema service registry Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1053 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Tap Into Bath http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/baud-chapman <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/baud-chapman#author1">Alison Baud</a> and <a href="/issue40/baud-chapman#author2">Ann Chapman</a> describe the development of a database of archive, library and museum collections in Bath.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Since 1999, when it was first proposed to use metadata for collection-level description within the Research Support Libraries Programme (<a href="http://www.rslp.ac.uk/">RSLP</a>) [<a href="#1">1</a>], there has been steadily growing interest in this new method of supporting resource discovery. A number of collection-level description databases have now been created in the UK, funded through national initiatives. However, little documentation is available on how these were designed and created.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/baud-chapman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 feature article alison baud ann chapman nhs ukoln university of bath accessibility archives bibliographic data collection description controlled vocabularies data database higher education html interoperability lcsh medical subject headings metadata mysql open source research resource discovery rslp schema search technology software standards thesaurus vocabularies xhtml Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1054 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Cornucopia: An Open Collection Description Service http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/turner <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/turner#author1">Chris Turner</a> describes the latest phase of Cornucopia development and the opportunities this is opening up for the future.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="A_Little_History">A Little History</h2> <p>Cornucopia is a searchable database of collections held by cultural heritage institutions throughout the UK. It is developed and managed by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA) and was initially established in response to the Government's <em>Treasures in Trust</em> report which called for a way to be found of recognising the richness and diversity of our collections.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/turner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 feature article chris turner ahds british library mla oai ukoln elib apache archives browser collection description content management data data set database html ict infrastructure internet explorer interoperability java linux metadata mysql oai-pmh open archives initiative open source php preservation repositories research rslp schema scripting language search technology software sql standards url web browser web services windows wsdl Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1055 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The Information Environment Service Registry: Promoting the Use of Electronic Resources http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/hill <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/hill#author1">Amanda Hill</a> outlines progress on the Information Environment Service Registry Project and explains what it will mean for service providers and portal developers.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The last ten years have seen a huge investment in the creation of electronic resources for use by researchers, students and teachers. Increasing amounts of money are being spent now on providing portals and virtual learning environments (or learning management systems) for use within institutions and organisations, or for people focusing on particular subject areas. A portal is defined by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) as -</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/hill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 feature article amanda hill ahds becta british library edina jisc mimas mla nhs oai the national archives uk data archive ukoln university of liverpool university of manchester iesr jisc information environment zetoc application profile archives bibliographic data cataloguing collection description content provider copyright creative commons data dublin core e-science html identifier learning management system learning objects licence metadata network service oai-pmh open archives initiative openurl portal purl repositories research rslp rss schema search technology service registry srw url web services wsdl xml z39.50 Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1056 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Targeting Academic Research With Southampton's Institutional Repository http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/hey <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/hey#author1">Jessie Hey</a> describes how user needs have influenced the evolutionary development of 'e-Prints Soton' as the University of Southampton Research Repository.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The University of Southampton has been one of the pioneers of open access to academic research, particularly, in the tireless advocacy of Professor Stevan Harnad and in the creation of the <a href="http://software.eprints.org/">EPrints software</a> [<a href="#1">1</a>], as a vehicle for creating open access archives (or repositories) for research. These activities have been supported by a long-standing programme of research into digital libraries, hypermedia, and scholarly communication.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/hey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 feature article jessie hey arl jisc library association lund university oai university of edinburgh university of southampton ebank uk gnu repec archives bibliographic data bibliographic database cataloguing copyright data database digital library dissemination e-learning e-research eprints framework further education higher education html infrastructure institutional repository metadata mp3 multimedia national library open access open archives initiative open source plain text rae repositories research search technology software standards vocabularies Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1057 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Public Libraries: Weblogs: Do They Belong in Libraries? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/public-libraries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/public-libraries#author1">Penny Garrod</a> takes a look at weblogs and weblogging activities in libraries and considers some of the ways they can be used to support public library users.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Weblogs_in_Education">Weblogs in Education</h2> <p>Weblogs and weblogging, blogs and blogging - many terms are used to describe this increasingly popular Web-based activity, but is a library Web site the right place to host a weblog? Are weblogs simply another trendy tool for those with time to spare and something to say? Consider this from the BBC news Web site:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/public-libraries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 regular column penny garrod bbc google nhs ukoln university of bath university of oxford university of sheffield blog digital library national library portfolio rss search technology software web development Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1058 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Planet-SOSIG http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/planet-sosig <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>This month <a href="/issue40/planet-sosig#author1">Neil Jacobs</a> introduces a new book for information professionals in the social sciences and Heta Virnes describes her experience of running virtual helpdesks for SOSIG.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Online_Information_Services_for_the_Social_Sciences">Online Information Services for the Social Sciences</h2> <p>Fourteen members of staff from the Institute for Learning and Research Technology, at the University of Bristol, have co-authored a book, 'Online Information Service Provision in the Social Sciences', aimed mainly, though not exclusively, at information professionals. It offers an insight into knowledge retrieval today.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/planet-sosig" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 regular column neil jacobs ilrt university of bristol university of oxford sosig cataloguing digital library metadata passwords research standards usability Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1059 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk EEVL News: What EEVL Users Really Want http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/eevl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/eevl#author1">Roddy MacLeod</a> looks at the results of the recent questionnaire which surveyed opinions about the EEVL service.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>What do the users of <a href="http://www.eevl.ac.uk/">EEVL</a> [<a href="#1">1</a>], the Internet guide to engineering, mathematics and computing, really want from the service? Do they want EEVL to develop more portal services? Do they want more expansion of EEVL's catalogue of Internet resources? Do they want other things? The only way to find out what users of an information service really want is to ask them. This is what EEVL did earlier this year through a Web-based questionnaire. The questionnaire is now closed, but an archive version is available [<a href="#2">2</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/eevl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 regular column roddy macleod amazon bbc google eevl subject portals project aggregation archives cataloguing data database ebook ejournal further education google search graphics higher education portal research search technology software Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1060 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk News from BIOME http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/biome <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/biome#author1">Jenny Hall</a> reports on recent news form BIOME, the Health and Life Sciences hub of the Resource Discovery Network.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="BIOME_Database_Continues_to_Increase">BIOME Database Continues to Increase</h2> <p>The <a href="http://biome.ac.uk/">BIOME database</a> [<a href="#1">1</a>] now contains over 25,000 resources and continues to grow. To see the weekly additions go to BIOME what's new [<a href="#2">2</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/biome" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 regular column jenny hall jisc nmap cataloguing database portal rss search technology Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1061 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Search Engines: A Mixed Bag - A Review of Some New Search Engines http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/search-engines <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/search-engines#author1">Phil Bradley</a> takes a look at some new search engines to see if they are up to challenging the top dogs.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>People are of course aware that Google isn't the only search engine out there, by any manner or means, and although many people regard it as the biggest and the best, this certainly isn't the case for those organisations who decide that they want a share of the search engine market. This month I'm going to look at some of the new search engines that have appeared, and will see how many of them make the grade.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/search-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 regular column phil bradley amazon google rnib data personalisation portal search technology url Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1062 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk WebWatch: Testing Web Page Design Concepts for Usability http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/web-watch#author1">Dey Alexander</a> and <a href="/issue40/web-watch#author2">Derek Brown</a> demonstrate how the layout of a Web page has a direct influence upon users' capacity and willingness to engage with a Web site.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In order to identify the extent to which visual designs assist users to locate particular elements that might be contained on a Web page (such as search, site-wide navigation, and local navigation), we used a usability testing method described by Tullis [<a href="#1">1</a>] to test a set of five Web page design concepts. All text elements on each of the designs were "greeked", or turned into nonsense text. This meant that users had to rely on the communicative aspects of each design in order to perform their tasks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 tooled up derek brown dey alexander monash university data information architecture search technology standards usability wireframe Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1063 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: The Web on Your TV http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> takes a look at a digital TV box which provides Web and email access in your living room.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The potential for use of television for accessing Web resources has been suggested for a number of years without having any significant impact. However the growth in use of digital TV technologies may provide another opportunity for accessing Web and other networked resources from the comfort of your living room.</p> <p>This article introduces the Netgem i-Player digital TV player and describes the implications for Web developers if such devices grow in popularity.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 tooled up brian kelly ukoln university of bath w3c accessibility blog browser css flash further education html javascript linux mp3 operating system standards streaming url usb web browser web resources web standards wiki windows xhtml Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1064 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk PALS Conference: Institutional Repositories and Their Impact on Publishing http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/pals-conf-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/pals-conf-rpt#author1">Kurt Paulus</a> describes for us the Publisher and Library/Learning Solutions (PALS) Conference held in London this June.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.palsgroup.org.uk/">PALS</a> [<a href="#1">1</a>] is the ongoing collaboration between UK publishers (<a href="http://www.alpsp.org/">ALPSP</a> [<a href="#2">2</a>] and the <a href="http://www.publishers.org.uk/">Publishers Association</a> [<a href="#3">3</a>]), and Higher/Further Education (JISC). PALS aims to foster mutual understanding and work collaboratively towards the solution of issues arising from electronic publication.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/pals-conf-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 event report kurt paulus cni coalition for networked information google institute of physics jisc loughborough university massachusetts institute of technology oai oxford university press sherpa university of oxford digital academic repositories romeo archives copyright creative commons data data set dissemination dspace e-science eprints fedora commons further education html infrastructure intellectual property interoperability metadata open access open source preservation repositories research search technology software Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1065 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk World Wide Web Conference 2004 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/www2004-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/www2004-rpt#author1">Dave Beckett</a> reports on the international WWW2004 conference held in New York, 19-21 May 2004.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www2004.org/">WWW2004</a> [<a href="#1">1</a>] was the 13th conference in the series of international World Wide Web conferences organised by the IW3C2 (International World Wide Web Conference Committee). This was the annual gathering of Web researchers and technologists to present the latest work on the Web and Web standardisation at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/www2004-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 event report dave beckett amazon google ibm microsoft university of bristol university of southampton w3c algorithm blog browser cookie data dns hypertext lucene mobi mobile mobile phone ontologies open source owl privacy rdf repositories research rss search technology semantic web skos standardisation standards thesaurus uri web app web development wireless xml Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1066 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk The Future of Cataloguing: Cataloguing and Indexing Group Conference http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/cilip-cig-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/cilip-cig-rpt#author1">Paola Stillone</a> reports on a three-day annual conference of the CILIP Cataloguing and Indexing Group (CIG), held at the University of Bath, 30 June - 2 July.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The conference was aimed at information professionals interested in looking at issues that are changing cataloguing and indexing. The latest international developments in metadata standards, cataloguing codes, taxonomies and controlled languages unlock new opportunities for cataloguers' involvement. They also raise complex interoperability issues which go beyond traditional cataloguing and highlight the need for the acquisition of new skills in the digital information environment.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/cilip-cig-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 event report paola stillone british library cilip ifla jisc leeds metropolitan university library of congress nhs oclc sheffield hallam university ukoln university college london university of bath university of strathclyde cain jisc information environment worldcat aacr2 aggregation archives authority data bibliographic data catalogue index cataloguing content management controlled vocabularies data database digital library e-government framework frbr gif information retrieval internet explorer interoperability isbd marc marc21 metadata research resource description and access schema search technology software standards tagging taxonomy unicode vocabularies web resources xml xml schema Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1067 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Support Models for Open Source Deployment http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/oss-watch-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/oss-watch-rpt#author1">Sebastian Rahtz</a> and <a href="/issue40/oss-watch-rpt#author2">Randy Metcalfe</a> report on OSS Watch's one-day conference on support models held in London in June 2004.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.oss-watch.ac.uk/">OSS Watch</a>'s [<a href="#1">1</a>] second national conference focused on an often articulated anxiety concerning how an institution will answer the question of support when considering the deployment of open source software. OSS Watch is a pilot advisory service set up by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) to provide UK Higher and Further Education with neutral and authoritative guidance about free and open source software.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/oss-watch-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 event report randy metcalfe sebastian rahtz ibm jisc open university oss watch oxford university computing services sun microsystems university of bristol university of hull university of leeds university of oxford yale university apache content management data e-learning framework further education html interoperability java licence linux open source operating system portal software uportal vle xml Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1068 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Adding Value to the National Information Infrastructure: The EDINA Exchange Day, Edinburgh http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/edina-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/edina-rpt#author1">John MacColl</a> provides us with a report of EDINA's first general information event for the HE and FE communities held at the National E-Science Centre.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://edina.ac.uk/">EDINA</a> [<a href="#1">1</a>] held its first general information event for the Higher and Further Education communities on Tuesday 11 May 2004. <em>EDINA Exchange</em> took place in the National E-Science Centre at the University of Edinburgh.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/edina-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 event report john maccoll becta blackboard british library cclrc dcc edina google imperial college london jisc mimas mla national e-science centre oclc open university ordnance survey ukoln university of edinburgh digimap e-mapscholar geoxwalk jisc information environment jorum suncat xgrain zblsa zetoc algorithm archives authorisation service bibliographic data cataloguing content management copyright curation data data management data set data visualisation database digital curation digital library digital preservation digitisation e-science framework further education geospatial data gis infrastructure jstor learning objects metadata multimedia national library openurl portal preservation repositories research search technology shibboleth software srw video visualisation web resources webct z39.50 Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1069 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk ERPANET Seminar on Persistent Identifiers http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/erpanet-ids-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/erpanet-ids-rpt#author1">Monica Duke</a> reports on a two-day training seminar on persistent identifiers held by ERPANET in Cork, Ireland over 17-18 June 2004.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Day_One">Day One</h3> <ul> <li><a href="#introduction">Introduction</a></li> <li><a href="#welcome">Welcome and Keynote</a></li> <li><a href="#overview">Overview of Persistent Identifier initiatives</a></li> <li><a href="#urn">URN</a></li> <li><a href="#openurl">OpenURL - The Rough Guide</a></li> <li><a href="#uri">Info URIs</a></li> <li><a href="#dcmi">The DCMI Persistent Identifier Working Group</a></li> <li><a href="#cendi">The CENDI Report</a></li> <li><a href="#ark">ARK</a></li> <li><a href="#purls">PURLs</a></li> <li><a href="#handle">Overview of the Handle System</a></li> <li><a href="#doi">DOI</a></li> <p>&lt;</p> </ul><p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/erpanet-ids-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 event report monica duke ansi california digital library cnri codata dcc ietf iso jisc niso oai oclc the national archives ukoln university college cork university of bath w3c adl archives ark bibliographic data blog browser data dcmi digital curation digital library digital preservation digitisation dns doi dspace dublin core dublin core metadata initiative e-government e-learning file format framework further education handle system html identifier infrastructure interoperability learning objects lom metadata multimedia name mapping authority namespace national library oai-pmh onix ontologies open access openurl persistent identifier preservation prism privacy purl repositories research resource discovery schema scorm sfx software standards syndication uri url urn xml Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1070 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk News and Events http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/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> <h3 id="Seminar_Invitation_from_DEF_-_Danish_Electronic_Research_Library">Seminar Invitation from DEF - Danish Electronic Research Library</h3> <p>The DEF XML Web Services project invites you to participate in the seminar: <strong>Building Digital Libraries with XML Web Services</strong> on Friday 27 August 2004 from 9:30 to 16:00 at the Technical University of Denmark, Building 303, DK-2800 Lyngby.</p> <p>The headlines of the seminar are:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/newsline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 news and events shirley keane andrew w mellon foundation blackboard cornell university google hefce jisc jisc collections library of congress national library of the netherlands national science foundation newcastle university oai oracle stanford university stm technical university of denmark university college dublin university of bath university of nottingham university of virginia university of wisconsin wellcome trust libportal ndiipp apache archives authority data bibliographic data blog cataloguing content management data database digital archive digital library digital object identifier digital preservation digital repositories digitisation doi dtd e-government e-learning ead eprints fedora commons framework further education higher education html ict identifier information society infrastructure intellectual property interoperability intranet knowledge management licence linux mac os metadata mysql national library ocr ontologies open access open archives initiative open source optical character recognition personalisation php portal preservation repositories research schema search technology semantic web sgml software solaris standardisation standards taxonomy uportal url web services xml Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1071 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Book Review: Information Architecture - Designing Information Environments for Purpose http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/paschoud-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/paschoud-rvw#author1">John Paschoud</a> looks at this collection of articles and finds some good parts in a generally ineffective whole.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This is not a book that is intended to be read cover-to-cover, and the editors make this clear in a handy reading guide. The authors collected here come from a range of backgrounds and organisations across the public and private sectors, but predominantly (like the two editors) from what I would call the information management consultancy industry.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/paschoud-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 review john paschoud jisc london school of economics elib jisc information environment archives framework information architecture interoperability metadata open source software xml Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1072 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Book Review: Managing Your Internet & Intranet Services http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/hook-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/hook-rvw#author1">David Hook</a> sees this edition as a useful overview but finds unfortunate omissions as well as beneficial inclusions.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Building and maintaining Web sites and intranets are no longer simple, unimportant tasks that can be relegated to an IT department. The 2nd edition of Peter Griffiths' <em>Managing Your Internet &amp; Intranet Services</em> not only recognizes this, but argues that perhaps it is LIS professionals who are best suited for managing Web sites and intranets.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/hook-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 review david hook blog content management copyright document management information architecture intranet research software usability web development Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1073 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Book Review: Staying Legal http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/hannabuss-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/hannabuss-rvw#author1">Stuart Hannabuss</a> examines an interesting collection of essays and, with reservations, likes the second edition a lot more.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Like climbing Everest, information law is now a highly competitive field. The first edition of this work, edited by Chris Armstrong alone, appeared from Facet in 1999. It reflected the preoccupations of the mid-1990s, captured changing law like Internet regulation and database rights, and showed a growing understanding of information liability and the need properly to interpret contracts.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/hannabuss-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 review stuart hannabuss robert gordon university copyright data database ecms foi foia intellectual property Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1074 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Book Review: Developing Web-based Instruction http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/parker-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/parker-rvw#author1">Lyn Parker</a> finds this compilation a useful overview of the issues involved in developing e-learning and a valuable addition to the literature.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Developing Web-based instruction or online information tutorials is a key interest within Higher Education libraries at present as librarians struggle to cope with increasing student numbers, evolving technology, and higher expectations of students that their materials will be delivered electronically. Therefore, it would be expected that this book would appeal not just to information students but also to practising librarians developing resources in this area.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/parker-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 review lyn parker sconul university of sheffield e-learning framework higher education instructional design research software usability Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1075 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Book Review: Net Effects http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/young-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/young-rvw#author1">Grant Young</a> reviews a compilation of articles showcasing librarians' efforts to wrest control of new technologies and reassert some traditional values.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Marylaine Block will be well-known to many readers of <em>Ariadne</em> - perhaps chiefly for her 'Neat New Stuff' and <em>ExLibris</em> bulletins. As its name suggests, 'Neat New Stuff' is a weekly compilation of noteworthy sites Block has discovered in her Web crawling. Her other weekly online publication,<em> ExLibris</em>, is an 'e-zine' containing interesting and provocative articles, reviews and tidbits of information from Block and others.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/young-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 review grant young university of bristol accessibility archives blog cataloguing jstor open source preservation repositories research rss search technology Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1076 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk