Table of contents: issue45 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/844/issues/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Editorial Introduction to Issue 45: Smaller Might Be Beautiful http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/editorial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/editorial#author1">Richard Waller</a> introduces Ariadne issue 45.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>While as a fully paid-up cynic I could be forgiven for fingering the metaphorical revolver on sighting a technology evangelist, the evangelist in question has an excellent track record as <em>Ariadne</em> readers will know. <strong>Paul Miller</strong> in his article <a href="/issue45/miller/">Web 2.0: Building the New Library</a> would seem to lift our eyes above the merely technological and in a series of 'Principles' underpinning Web 2.0 provides us with a set of aims with which relatively few might argue violently - on the face of it.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/editorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 editorial richard waller d-lib magazine jisc oreilly cree daedalus blog cataloguing copyright creative commons digitisation e-learning eprints file sharing framework open access portal repositories research search technology web 2.0 wsrp Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1183 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web 2.0: Building the New Library http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/miller <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/miller#author1">Paul Miller</a> explores some of the recent buzz around the concept of 'Web 2.0' and asks what it means for libraries and related organisations.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>'Web 2.0' is a hot story out on the blogosphere right now, with an army of advocates facing off against those who argue that it is nothing new, and their allies with painful memories of Dot Com hysteria in the 1990s. Even respectable media outlets such as <em>Business Week</em> are getting excited, and an expensive conference in San Francisco at the start of October had to turn people away as it passed over 800 registrations.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/miller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 feature article paul miller amazon bbc cni coalition for networked information google oreilly talis university of hull wikipedia api blog browser data flickr foi framework google maps html interoperability podcast portal privacy research search technology software technorati uri web 2.0 web browser web services wsrp Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1184 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Putting the Library Into the Institution: Using JSR 168 and WSRP to Enable Search Within Portal Frameworks http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/awre <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/awre#author1">Chris Awre</a>, <a href="/issue45/awre#author2">Stewart Waller</a>, <a href="/issue45/awre#author3">Jon Allen</a>, <a href="/issue45/awre#author4">Matthew J Dovey</a>, <a href="/issue45/awre#author5">Jon Hunter</a> and <a href="/issue45/awre#author6">Ian Dolphin</a> describe the investigations and technical development undertaken within the JISC-funded Contextual Resource Evaluation Environment (CREE) Project to enable the presentation of existing search tools within portal frameworks using the JSR 168 and WSRP portlet standards.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Under the aegis of the UK Joint Information Systems Committee's (JISC) Portals Programme [<a href="#1">1</a>] development projects have taken place to investigate the use of portals as the presentation path for a variety of search tools. A major output from these projects has been the development of a portal interface, a Web site that users could come to in order to make use of the functionality that the portal provided, particularly searching. Each project, as a key part of its investigations, created its own such interface and Web site.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/awre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 feature article chris awre ian dolphin jon allen jon hunter matthew dovey stewart waller ahds d-lib magazine edina google ibm jisc oasis oracle oxford university computing services university of edinburgh university of hull university of oxford university of york cree jafer libportal wikipedia aggregation apache api cataloguing content management data file format framework geospatial data gis html infrastructure interoperability intranet java managed learning environment open source perl portal repositories schema search technology software standards stylesheet uportal url vle web portal web services wsrp xml xml schema xslt z39.50 Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1185 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Looking for More Than Text? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/notay <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/notay#author1">Balviar Notay</a> and <a href="/issue45/notay#author2">Catherine Grout</a> give an overview of developments in digitisation programmes, on-line delivery services and specialised search engines which cater for searching and locating still images and time-based media and consider the issues that surround their use, focusing particularly on JISC developments.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>There is a great deal of evidence to suggest that people learn better when visual and sound materials are used in a teaching context. Researchers from a range of disciplines have also suggested that visual materials are of great value either as a core focus or to support the research process. For example, studies looking at the effect of visual materials in education have explored how both short-term and long-term memory is associated with the different hemispheres of the brain, but also which kind of information is best retained through the use of images.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/notay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 feature article balviar notay catherine grout ahds bbc bufvc edina google jisc tasi university of durham university of east anglia wellcome trust artworld dner elib jisc information environment lifesign pixus vsm accessibility archives copyright data digital library digitisation flickr framework further education higher education podcast portal portfolio research resource discovery rss search technology software video web services wsrp Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1186 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Online Repositories for Learning Materials: The User Perspective http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/thomas-rothery <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/thomas-rothery#author1">Amber Thomas</a> and <a href="/issue45/thomas-rothery#author2">Andrew Rothery</a> explore how online repositories are being used to store and share e-learning content, and show how taking the user perspective might challenge the emerging approaches to repository development.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Much of the work around institutional repositories explores one specific function of repositories: to store and/or catalogue scholarly content such as research papers, journal articles, preprints and so on. <em>Ariadne</em> has reported on many of these developments [<a href="#1">1</a>] [<a href="#2">2</a>] [<a href="#3">3</a>]. However, as stressed by the JISC senior management briefing papers [<a href="#4">4</a>] for Further Education (FE) and Higher Education (HE), repositories can be a tool for managing the institution's learning and teaching assets too.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/thomas-rothery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 feature article amber thomas andrew rothery google ims jisc university of worcester daedalus digital academic repositories jisc information environment jorum aggregation authentication browser cataloguing copyright data digital repositories dspace e-learning electronic theses flash framework further education google scholar higher education institutional repository intellectual property learning objects metadata moodle open access owl repositories research search technology software standards tagging url vle webct Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1187 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk A Recipe for Cream of Science: Special Content Recruitment for Dutch Institutional Repositories http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/vanderkuil <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/vanderkuil#author1">Martin Feijen</a> and <a href="/issue45/vanderkuil#author2">Annemiek van der Kuil</a> describe the Cream of Science Project, part of the DARE Programme, which generated a Web site offering open access to almost 25,000 publications by 207 prominent scholars across the Netherlands.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Results">Results</h2> <h3 id="Cream_of_Science:_The_Challenge">Cream of Science: The Challenge</h3> <p>One of the key challenges of the DARE Programme [<a href="#1">1</a>] is to encourage scholars to deposit digital versions of their research output in a university archive (institutional repository) that, in turn, can make this output accessible on the Internet. With this in view, a project called Cream of Science was initiated in the summer of 2004. One of the prime aims of Cream of Science is to unlock top quality content to the scientific community and make it more easily and digitally accessible.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/vanderkuil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 feature article annemiek van der kuil martin feijen cni coalition for networked information google jisc leiden university oai royal netherlands academy of arts and sciences sherpa tilburg university university of utrecht digital academic repositories archives blog copyright data database dspace google scholar identifier infrastructure institutional repository metadata oai-pmh open access open archives initiative repositories research search technology software standardisation standards thesaurus Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1188 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk DARE Project Chronology http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/project.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>To accompany their <a href="/issue45/vanderkuil">main article</a>, Martin Feijen and Annemiek van der Kuil provide a chronological overview of the DARE project.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Starting_the_Challenge">Starting the Challenge</h2> <p>Cream of Science is 'invented' during a meeting of the DARE partners in the summer of 2004, while discussing different strategies to increase the volume of DARE repositories and to increase the awareness of scientists.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/project.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 feature article annemiek van der kuil martin feijen cni jisc oai cataloguing copyright data digitisation dublin core metadata oai-pmh open access preservation repositories Fri, 02 Dec 2011 14:14:25 +0000 editor 2144 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk DAEDALUS: Delivering the Glasgow EPrints Service http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/greig-nixon <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/greig-nixon#author1">Morag Greig</a> and William Nixon describe the key aims and findings of the DAEDALUS Project and the Glasgow ePrints Service.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.gla.ac.uk/daedalus">DAEDALUS</a> [<a href="#1">1</a>] was a three-year project (August 2002-July 2005) based at the University of Glasgow and funded by JISC's Focus on Access to Institutional Resources (<a href="http://www.jisc.ac.uk/index.cfm?name=programme_fair ">FAIR</a>) Programme [<a href="#2">2</a>]. The project established a number of different services for research material at the University of Glasgow.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/greig-nixon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 feature article morag greig william nixon elsevier google jisc oai university of glasgow university of southampton daedalus gnu archives bibliographic data copyright data database dissemination dspace dublin core ejournal eprints google scholar infrastructure institutional repository java metadata oai-pmh open access open archives initiative open source perl repositories research search technology software solaris Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1189 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Repositories, Copyright and Creative Commons for Scholarly Communication http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/hoorn <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/hoorn#author1">Esther Hoorn</a> considers ways librarians can support scholars in managing the demands of copyright so as to respond to the needs of scholarly communication.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Intellectual Property Rights have become increasingly powerful and far-reaching. This has grown to be the standard opening line of papers in the field of law addressing issues of copyright for scientific research and scholarly publishing [<a href="#1">1</a>]. Concerns are expressed about the likelihood of preserving the public domain in the Internet era [<a href="#2">2</a>]. Currently new ways to safeguard the values and the entire potential of scholarly publishing and communication are being explored within the framework of existing copyright law.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/hoorn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 feature article esther hoorn eblida ifla jisc oai university of california berkeley university of groningen wipo yale university jisc information environment archives copyright creative commons data dissemination framework ict institutional repository intellectual property licence metadata multimedia open access repositories research search technology software standards Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1190 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Planet-SOSIG http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/planet-sosig <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/planet-sosig#author1">Flora Watson</a> introduces a new podcasting service from Biz/ed and Angela Joyce reports on the latest developments in the Eurostudies section of SOSIG.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="Bized_Introduces_Podcasting_Service">Biz/ed Introduces Podcasting Service</h2> <p>Biz/ed has recently launched a podcasting service, based on its popular <a href="http://www.bized.ac.uk/dataserv/chron/">In the News</a> [<a href="#1">1</a>] feature, a regular comment on a topical issue from a business and economics viewpoint. Selected stories are being podcasted on a weekly basis, which students and educators will then be able to download and listen to at their leisure.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/planet-sosig" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 regular column flora watson ilrt university of bristol sosig blog data flash higher education mobile mobile learning mp3 podcast portal research web resources Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1191 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk News from BIOME http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/biome <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/biome#author1">Jenny Hall</a> reports on recent news from BIOME, the Health and Life Sciences hub of the Resource Discovery Network .</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="OMNI_Is_10_Years_Old">OMNI Is 10 Years Old!</h2> <p>Happy birthday to <a href="http://omni.ac.uk/">OMNI</a> [<a href="#1">1</a>], our medical gateway. OMNI (Organised Medical Information Network) was launched in November 1995 as part of the Electronic Libraries Programme (<a href="http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/services/elib/">ELib</a>) [<a href="#2">2</a>] in response to the increasing pressures on UK university library resources and the explosion in uncontrolled and unorganised information resources on the Internet.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/biome" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 regular column jenny hall jisc nhs elib cataloguing further education resource discovery subject gateway Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1192 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Search Engines http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/search-engines <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/search-engines#author1">Phil Bradley</a> casts his eye over image search engines.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>I last looked at image search engines in <a href="../../issue25/search-engines/ ">my column</a> [<a href="#1">1</a>] back in September 2000 , which in Internet terms is probably equivalent to several decades, so I decided that it was time to revisit the subject to see what has changed. Having recently become interested in photography, I know that I certainly use a lot of image search engines now that I didn't use then, but there are also one or two old faithfuls still out there.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/search-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 regular column phil bradley google microsoft tasi browser cataloguing digital library flickr graphics research search technology standards thesaurus url Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1193 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Improving DSpace@OSU With a Usability Study of the ET/D Submission Process http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/boock <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/boock#author1">Michael Boock</a> discusses the ease and usefulness of conducting a usability study and provides an example of usability testing at Oregon State University undertaken to improve the DSpace ET/D submission process.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Can a student find relevant research articles from your library Web pages efficiently? Do faculty effortlessly locate the full text of articles from a licensed database? You can answer these questions and dozens more by conducting a usability study. It can be as simple and painless as gathering students in a room together, asking them to do something and analysing their behaviour.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/boock" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 tooled up michael boock oregon state university accessibility authentication browser database dspace electronic theses licence metadata passwords research software url usability Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1194 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Focus: Must Email Die? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> recently gave a talk on this subject at the Internet Librarian International 2005 conference. In this article he expands on the talk and revisits the question as to whether email really should disappear.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="The_ILI_2005_Conference">The ILI 2005 Conference</h2> <p>The ILI (Internet Librarian International) 2005 Conference [<a href="#1">1</a>], the seventh in the series, was held in the Copthorne Tara Hotel, London over 10-11 September 2005. This conference is aimed at information professionals and librarians who are using, developing and implementing Internet, Intranet and Web-based services in their daily work.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 tooled up brian kelly ahds bbc google jisc kings college london microsoft ucisa ukoln university of bath university of edinburgh university of liverpool archives blog flickr higher education html infrastructure instant messaging interoperability intranet licence metadata open source portal rdf rss search technology sms software standards syndication url video web development wiki Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1195 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Distributed Services Registry Workshop http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/dsr-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/dsr-rpt#author1">John Gilby</a> reports on the UKOLN/IESR two-day workshop at Scarman House, University of Warwick on 14-15 July 2005.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The number of available online digital collections is growing all the time and with this comes the need to discover these collections, both by machine (m2m) and by end-users. There is also a trend towards service-orientated architectures and a likely critical part of this will be service registries to assist with discovering services andtheir associated collections. UKOLN and the JISC Information Environment Services Registry Project (IESR) [<a href="#1">1</a>] organised a two-day workshop to look at some of the issues that are likely to be present in building a distributed approach.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/dsr-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 event report john gilby cetis google jisc london school of economics mimas niso oai oclc oregon state university ukoln university of illinois university of liverpool university of oxford iesr jisc information environment access control application profile archives authentication collection description cordra creative commons data digital library dns dublin core e-learning e-science framework infrastructure intellectual property marc metadata oai-pmh open archives initiative openurl portal provenance repositories research rslp rss schema search technology service registry soap sru srw standards uddi url web services wiki xml xml schema z39.50 Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1196 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk DC 2005 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/dc-2005-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/dc-2005-rpt#author1">Robina Clayphan</a> reports on the International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications: Vocabularies in Practice held at the University of Carlos III, Madrid in September 2005.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This year's DC Conference took place over four days in the excellent facilities of the University of Carlos III in Leganes, which is a few minutes train ride south of Madrid in Spain. In excess of two hundred people attended coming from 34 countries around the world. As always it was a busy conference with many parallel strands to choose between. The rest of this report therefore covers only a fraction of all the papers and work that happened there: it is a fairly personal selection drawn from some of the sessions I attended.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/dc-2005-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 event report robina clayphan british library iso library of congress niso ukoln w3c application profile bibliographic data cataloguing collection description data data model database dcap dcmes dcmi digitisation dublin core dublin core metadata initiative framework frbr information retrieval infrastructure interoperability metadata personalisation provenance rdf resource description resource description and access resource discovery semantic web skos sru standards subject heading uri vocabularies z39.50 Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1197 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Digital Curation: Where Do We Go from Here? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/dcc-1st-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/dcc-1st-rpt#author1">Peter Kerr</a>, <a href="/issue45/dcc-1st-rpt#author2">Fiona Reddington</a> and <a href="/issue45/dcc-1st-rpt#author3">Max Wilkinson</a> report on the 1st International Digital Curation Conference held in Bath in September 2005.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The conference aimed to raise awareness of key issues in digital curation and to encourage active participation and feedback from the relevant stakeholder communities. The conference attracted an impressive range of keynote speakers and focused on the following areas:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/dcc-1st-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 event report fiona reddington max wilkinson peter kerr british library cni dcc digital preservation coalition goettingen state and university library jisc library of congress massachusetts institute of technology ncri university college london university of bath university of bristol university of edinburgh university of london university of queensland ndiipp accessibility archives cataloguing copyright creative commons curation data data management data mining database digital curation digital preservation dspace e-science identifier infrastructure interoperability preservation repositories research semantic web web services Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1198 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Building the Info Grid http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/buildinginfogrid-rpt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/buildinginfogrid-rpt#author1">Wolfram Horstmann</a>, <a href="/issue45/buildinginfogrid-rpt#author2">Liv Fugl</a> and <a href="/issue45/buildinginfogrid-rpt#author3">Jessica Lindholm</a> report on the two-day conference Building the Info Grid on trends and perspectives in digital library technology and services held in Copenhagen in September.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Danish Electronic Research Library (<a href="http://www.deff.dk/default.aspx?lang=english">DEFF</a>) [<a href="#1">1</a>] offered a two-day event, <a href="http://seminar.deff.dk/">Building the Info Grid</a> [<a href="#2">2</a>], focusing on the recent and upcoming developments in digital information management, more specifically on the possibilites and challenges of providing integrated access to scholarly content and communication, via distributed technological services and infrastructural software.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/buildinginfogrid-rpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 event report jessica lindholm liv fugl wolfram horstmann california digital library cornell university digital peer publishing elsevier google ibm ims institute for product development jisc london school of economics mpeg national science foundation school of oriental and african studies ukoln authentication bibliographic data content packaging data digital library fedora commons framework google scholar identifier infrastructure interoperability repositories research search technology shibboleth soa software standards Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1199 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk News and Events http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/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="events0"></a>PV 2005: Ensuring long-term preservation and adding value to scientific and technical data</p> <p>Royal Society of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK<br />21-23 November 2005</p> <p>This conference is the third of a series on long-term preservation and adding value to scientific data. Topics covered include:</p> <h4 id="Ensuring_long-term_data_preservation">1. Ensuring long-term data preservation</h4> <p>State of the art of data archiving and access techniques, for example:</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/newsline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 news and events richard waller american library association british library cilip d-lib magazine ifla jisc library of congress liverpool john moores university london school of economics mla oai tasi ukoln university of manchester cree archives blog cataloguing content provider copyright data database digital curation digital library digital preservation e-business e-learning file sharing foi foia graphics higher education instructional design intellectual property interoperability marc metadata mobile oai-pmh ontologies open access open source photoshop portal preservation privacy rdf research resource description resource description and access search technology semantic web software standardisation standards svg url vle wsrp xml Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1200 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Book Review: Cataloging and Organizing Digital Resources http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/higgins-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/higgins-rvw#author1">Sarah Higgins</a> learns how to incorporate online resources into a library catalogue using AACR2 and MARC, but wonders why the wider issue of organising and describing a full range of digital resources is not addressed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The title of this book will be bewitching for any library struggling with integrating the myriad of digital resources, to which they provide access, into its organisational and cataloguing workflows. However, the manual has a very narrow focus and gives an unscalable solution, which fails to address the problems faced by hybrid libraries, with a wide range of complex digital resources requiring lifecycle control.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/higgins-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 review sarah higgins google university of edinburgh aacr2 aggregation bibliographic control bibliographic data cataloguing database digital curation digital library digital preservation dublin core e-learning ead framework frbr learning objects marc metadata mets multimedia open access open source preservation rdf repositories standards xml Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1201 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Book Review: Managing Acquisitions in Library and Information Services http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/royan-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/royan-rvw#author1">Bruce Royan</a> welcomes a new edition of the standard text in the acquisitions field.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Sixteen years ago, when <em>Buying Books for Libraries</em> [<a href="#1">1</a>] was first published, it rapidly became a set text in library schools. It also found its way onto the shelves of many practitioners, and I predict a similar destiny for this fashionably re-titled and newly revised second edition.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/royan-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 review bruce royan amazon library association data ebook onix url Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1202 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Book Review: Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, 2004 (Volume 38) http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/day-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/day-rvw#author1">Michael Day</a> reviews a recent volume of this key annual publication on information science and technology.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The <em>Annual Review of Information Science and Technology</em> (ARIST) is an important annual publication containing review articles on many topics of relevance to library and information science, published on behalf of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST). Since volume 36, the editor of ARIST has been Professor Blaise Cronin of Indiana University, Bloomington.</p> <p>The twelve chapters in volume 38 are divided into three sections, dealing with theory, technology, and policy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/day-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 review michael day dublin city university google indiana university loughborough university massachusetts institute of technology microsoft mpeg oais sheffield hallam university ukoln university of arizona university of california berkeley university of cambridge university of hertfordshire university of sheffield university of sussex university of wales algorithm archives cache copyright data data mining data set database digital library digital preservation e-government higher education ict identifier information retrieval machine learning metadata natural language processing preservation repositories research search technology software standards usability video xml Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1203 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk