Editorial Introduction to Issue 72
The new editor introduces readers to the content of Ariadne Issue 72.
Digitisation and e-Delivery of Theses from ePrints Soton
Julian Ball and Christine Fowler describe the partnership between the University of Southampton’s Library Digitisation Unit and its institutional repository for digitising and hosting theses.
LinkedUp: Linking Open Data for Education
Marieke Guy, Mathieu d’Aquin, Stefan Dietze, Hendrik Drachsler, Eelco Herder and Elisabetta Parodi describe the activities carried out by the LinkedUp Project looking at the promotion of open data in education.
Realising the Potential of Altmetrics within Institutions
Shared Repositories, Shared Benefits: Regional and Consortial Repositories in Japan
Takeo Ozono, Daisuke Ueda and Fumiyo Ozaki describe the work of the ShaRe Project and its influence upon the development of consortial repositories and the benefits they have brought to Japanese institutions.
Open Access and Research Conference 2013: Discovery, Impact and Innovation
Paula Callan, Stephanie Bradbury, Sarah Brown, Philippa Broadley, Emma Nelms and Christopher Hart report on Open Access and Research 2013 which focused on recent developments and the strategic advantages they bring to the research sector.
Book Review: Digital Dieting - From Information Obesity to Intellectual Fitness
Kevin Sanders examines Tara Brabazon’s latest analytical work which investigates the proliferation of low-quality information in the digital realm and the issues of excessive reliance on social tools for learning.