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October 2008

October 08, 2008

Organisational structure, metadata and resource discovery

October 08, 2008

In terms of the organisational structure and metadata for our repository we must consider that: Resources must be discoverable both internally (i.e. within intraLibrary itself) and, where appropriate, by external systems e.g. search engines Visitors to the repository must be able to browse repository content in an intuitive manner. These requirements are related and can be fully realised ...

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October 24, 2008

Show and TEL

October 24, 2008

Yesterday I spoke to colleagues at the monthly TEL network meeting which, technical problems notwithstanding, was an opportunity to engage, in particular, with learning technologists who should prove invaluable as intermediaries back to their respective faculties. I wasn’t actually able to show them intraLibrary itself as the network seemed to have developed bahavioural problems but I did show the ...

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MSc Dissertation and copyright: Reality bites

October 24, 2008

Beth is making real progress with her dissertation and her outputs are looking really good.  There is the small matter of copyright however - Beth is quite happy for me to use her material/IPR but a lot of her data is from a questionnaire and in depth interviews with research staff who have given only verbal consent for ...

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