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  • The Situation of the World; a sermon 

    Robertson, William (Edinburgh : Printed for Hamilton & Balfour, and sold by them, and Mr. A. Millar, London, 1759, 1755)
    The situation of the world at the time of Christ's appearance, and its connexion with the success of his religion, considered : a sermon, preached before the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, at their ...
  • An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations: Volume One 

    Smith, Adam (London : printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell, 1776., 1776)
    Of the causes of improvement in the productive powers of labour, and of the order according to which its produce is naturally distributed among the different ranks of the people
  • An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations: Volume Two 

    Smith, Adam (London : printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell, 1776., 1776)
  • Towards the development of data libraries in the UK 

    Burnhill, Peter (1985)
    Data has been described as 'a general term used to denote any or all facts, numbers, letters and symbols which refer to or describe an object, idea, condition, situation or other factor' (S.Dodd 1982). Clearly this is quite ...
  • New relationships in Scholarly Publishing 

    Rusbridge, Chris (Library Association Publishing with UKOLN, 1995)
    In this paper I survey some of the implications of the introduction of several electronic journals as part of the FIGIT Electronic Libraries Programme (abbreviated as eLib). How do these ventures fit into the aims of the ...
  • Towards the hybrid library 

    Rusbridge, Chris (1998)
    Achievements in research programs are seldom what was envisaged at the start. It is still too early to judge the success or failure of the first phases of the UK Electronic Libraries Program (eLib), as several projects are ...
  • Dealing with diversity: hybrid libraries and the Distributed National Electronic Resource 

    Rusbridge, Chris (VALA, 2000-02)
    Over the past 5 years or so the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) working on behalf of UK Higher Education has sponsored a series of initiatives in the field of electronic information. The main aim of the paper ...
  • Providing local data support for academic data libraries 

    Rice, Robin (The Data Archive Bulletin, 2000-05)
    See article
  • Towards the Hybrid Library: Developments in UK Higher Education 

    Rusbridge, Chris (IFLA, 2000-08)
    The real world in which information professionals struggle to provide high quality services is not the simple world of most so-called "digital library" services, but rather is characterised by complexity and diversity in ...
  • An enquiry into the use of numeric data in learning & teaching 

    Rice, Robin; Burnhill, Peter; Wright, Melanie; Townsend, Sean (2001-09)
    Within UK higher education the renewed attention to learning and teaching is an impetus for change. Advances in information technology create new space for learning beyond the traditional classroom lecture format. ...
  • Trends in Self-Posting of Research Material Online by Academic Staff 

    Andrew, Theo (UKOLN, 2003)
    With the rapid uptake of digital media changing the way scholarly communication is perceived, we are in a privileged position to be part of a movement whose decisions now will help to ultimately decide future courses of ...
  • An enquiry into the use of numeric data in learning and teaching in UKHE 

    Rice, Robin; Fairgrieve, Joan (Radical Statistics, 2003)
    Only one-quarter of survey respondents who said they used data in the classroom had considered using the nationally funded academic data services provided by the Data Archive (at Essex), MIMAS (at Manchester), or EDINA ...
  • Digital Archives Research Project: A report and recommendations 

    Semple, Najla (Edinburgh University Library, 2003-01-24)
    The preservation of digital resources is of great importance to the academic community and society as a whole. We are in danger of losing much of our academic and cultural heritage through neglect of these burgeoning ...
  • DSpace and ETD-db Comparative Evaluation 

    Jones, Richard D (2003-10-23)
    We evaluated two open source packages with a view to using one for the creation of an online submission and archive system for Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) in the UK. These packages were the ETD-db written ...
  • Using Macromedia Flash to create online information skills materials at Edinburgh University Library 

    Jones, Richard D; Bains, Simon (Emerald, 2003-12)
    Growth in electronic information services, pressure on staff resources and developments in the area of electronic learning have resulted in a need for online information skills delivery. Edinburgh University Library has ...
  • DSpace vs. ETD-db: Choosing software to manage electronic theses and dissertations 

    Jones, Richard D (UKOLN, 2004-01-30)
    The Theses Alive! Project, based at Edinburgh University Library and funded under the JISC Fair Programme, is aiming to produce, among other things, a software solution for institutions in the UK to implement their own ...
  • Theses Alive! : an E-theses management system for the UK 

    Andrew, Theo (2004-03-08)
    The concept of Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) is not a new one. E-Theses have been openly discussed by key players in the present worldwide ETD movement since 1987 , and even accepted by some universities (e.g. ...
  • Intellectual Property and Electronic Theses 

    Andrew, Theo (JISC Legal Information Services, 2004-09)
    The role of this briefing paper is to raise awareness of the main issues involved when converting paper-based theses into a digital format. This change of media has many implications for the way theses are created, stored, ...
  • The Tapir: Adding E-Theses Functionality to DSpace 

    Jones, Richard D (UKOLN, 2004-10)
    The Theses Alive Plugin for Institutional Repositories (Tapir) [1] has been developed at Edinburgh University Library [2] to help provide an E-Thesis service within an institution using DSpace [3]. It has been developed ...
  • DCC Briefing Paper: Freedom of Information 

    McGinley, Margaret (Digital Curation Centre, 2004-11-04)
    The Freedom of Information Act 2000 ("the Act") was passed on 30 November 2000. It gives a general right of public access to all types of "recorded" information held by public authorities, sets out exemptions from that ...