This page provides information on poster displays and demonstrations for the
Institutional Web Management workshop. For further information
about the workshop please see the website at
We provided at least one floor-standing display board (approx. 1.5 m high
by 1 m wide) although two display boards were also available.
A power socket was be available.
A small number of PCs were available, which have been allocated as shown below.
The list of commercial exhibitors is also available.
- Goldsmiths Events Systems
- Abstract: A live demonstration of use of Filemaker Pro
to build a web-based events
diary at Goldsmiths College will be given.
- Requirements: Networked PC (PC1)
- Contact: Andrew Aird
- Zope: a smart way to devolve the management of a dynamic Web site
- Abstract: The universities of Bristol, Newcastle and the University of Wales College
of Medicine will report on a loose collaboration that is developing around
Zope and will demonstrate some of the
projects that are in train.
- Requirements: Networked PC (PC2)
- Contact: Phil Harris (University of Wales College of Medicine),
Tony McDonald (University of Newcastle),
Joe Nicholls (University of Wales College of Medicine)
and Paul Browning (University of Bristol)
- Further Details:
[Paper - HTML]
- University Admissions Web Tool
- Abstract: Computing Services at the University of York has been
funded by JTAP to develop a Web tool
for University Admissions. Using a Java-enabled web browser
to run the Admissions Applet, users will be able to connect to the
database which holds their own admissions data, and monitor up-to-date
information through a simple interface.
- Requirements: Network PC (PC3)
- Contact: Bob Marriott, York
The CASTLE toolkit has been developed so that Tutors and Course managers can
create on-line interactive multiple choice questions (MCQs) quickly and easily
without any prior knowledge of HTML, cgi, or similar scripting languages. The
CASTLE Project was funded by JISC/JTAP and has received continuation funding
for further development.
These tools are freely available to HE institutions and they are now part of the
Talent project - a TLTP Phase 3 project - which aims to enhance teaching and
learning through the use of Web technology.
- Requirements: Networked PC (PC4)
- Contact: Ellen Pawley
- Abstract: eLib phase 3 display
- Requirements: 3 Networked PC (PC5, PC6, PC7)
- Contact: Marian Hogg
- Abstract: MIMAS (Manchester Information and Associated Services), a JISC-supported
national data centre which specialises in online access to research and teaching datasets,
bibliographic information, software packages, and large-scale computing resources for
the UK academic community.
- Requirements: TBC
- Contact: Anne McCombe
- UK Mirror Service
- Abstract: The recently-launched national mirroring service
will demonstrate the JISC-funded mirroring service.
- Requirements: Networked PC (PC8)
- Contact: Mark Russell /
- UKOLN and
the Institutional Web Service, Brian Kelly, UKOLN
- Abstract: A poster display, with a demonstration of various tools
- Requirements: Networked PC (PC9)
- Contact: Brian Kelly
- Further Info.:
[Posters - HTML]
- [Poster - PowerPoint 97]
[Paper on IMP - HTML]
- [Paper on Browser Extensions - HTML]
- Abstract: TASI (Technical Advisory Service for Images) is funded by the Joint
Information Systems Committee. TASI provides advice and consultancy on
the creation and management of digital image archives. This service is
free to all Higher Education Institutions.
- Requirements: Networked PC (PC11)
- Contact: Karla Youngs
- Abstract: The Institute for Learning and Research Technology (ILRT)
at the University of Bristol is host to more than twenty five nationally and
internationally funded projects and services at the forefront of
learning and research technology. This display will provide information and
demonstrations of some of these projects and services.
- Requirements: Networked PC (PC12)
- Contact: Debra Hiom
- Abstract: This display will provide details of South Bank
University web related training courses; recent and planned publications of
interest to web masters and general information on projects relevant to UK HE.
- Requirements: Will bring own PC. Will need power point.
- Contact: Andrew Cox
- Virtual Seminars
- Abstract: This demonstration will show the multimedia archive
established by the JTAP 'Virtual Seminars' project based around World War One. In particular,
it will show the path creation scheme, a means of creating annotated
trails through the web.
- Requirements: Networked PC (PC13)
- Contact: Stuart Lee, Oxford
- Abstract: Netskills provides Internet training throughout the UK.
- Contact: Dave Hartland
The following leaflets and flyers will be available (although no
people will be available to staff the display)
- Abstract: EDINA (Edinburgh Data and INformation Access) provides
national online services for the UK higher education and research community.
- Contact: Paul Milne
- Contact: Samantha Westwood
to provide an A4 x 8 sided glossy publication
- Abstract: BUBL is a national information service for the UK
higher education community, funded by JISC. It provides clear, fast and reliable access
to selected Internet resources covering all academic subject areas,
plus specialist coverage of library and information science.
- Contact: Alan Dawson to provide
flyers and a poster
- Abstract: JISC
- Contact: Jane Williams
Total nos. of HE exhibitors to date = 16 (approx) (plus 3 not manned).
Please note that only 16 networked PCs are available. The workshop organisers
will make the decision on allocations of the PCs, based on likely interest
to delegates, relevance to workshop, etc. Exhibitors, may, of course,
bring their own PC. We can provide a power point, but not a network connection.
In addition to the 16 PCs, there will be 16 additional tables
which can be used displays which do not require a PC.