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Ariadne Issue 62 Now Available


Issue 62 of Ariadne is now available with its usual mix of main articles, event reports and reviews on a wide range of topics. Researchers will welcome an article on activity JISC is planning to expand awareness on the research use of advanced ICT technologies in its initiative on Research 3.0. Equally Library Management Systems users may be interested to read of the implementation of Xerxes at Royal Holloway. Among others, there are contributions on Web preservation and reference management, an information model of digital identifiers, a user-driven methodology for the iterative development, testing and implementation of Dublin Core Application Profiles in diverse repository software environments, the current situation in ebook readers including the emergence of the iPad’s offer as an ebook application.

We also supply some recent developments in democratising the archive, the value of intranets as a strategic asset, and a tool designed to display information about researchers and their activities in the context of the University of Oxford’s research environment. At the same time we have events as diverse as the first meeting of two regional user groups -UK & Ireland / EU- for the Fedora digital repository system, an international working meeting on The Future of Interoperability and Standards in Education, the Digital Preservation Roadshow 2009-10 and also Subject Repositories: European Collaboration in the International Context.

In this issue, reviews concentrate on works on such diverse topics as plagiarism and the college culture; interpreting copyright law for libraries, archives and information services; and the virtue of forgetting in the Digital Age.

Note: You can find latest updates on our home page and previous articles in Feature archive.

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