Subject Gateways
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    Subject Gateway Projects

    DESIRE 2 - Development of a European Service for Information on Research and Education

    ROADS Project
    ROADS is a set of software tools to enable the set up and maintenance of Web based subject gateways. Subject gateways are services which provide searchable and browsable catalogues of Internet based resources. Subject gateways will typically focus on a related set of academic subject areas.
    ROADS Software Downloads (Perl code for WHOIS++, Centroids/CIP etc.)
    The ROADS project exit strategy - Ensuring the future of ROADS for its users

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    International Collaboration on Internet Subject Gateways

    Project Isaac - A Distributed Architecture for Resource Discovery Using Metadata

    Joint Information System Committee
    Established to stimulate and enable the cost effective exploitation of information systems and to provide a high quality national network infrastructure for the UK higher education and research councils communities
    Publications related to JISC

    OCLC - Co-operative Online Resource Catalog (CORC)

    CoBRA+ - Computerised Bibliographic Record Actions

    CoBRA+ working group on multilingual subject access

    EEVL (Engineering Gateway) Evaluation Reports

    The Gateway to Educational Materials
    The Gateway currently contains 6661 education resources and includes resources from more than 40 collections, including the AskERIC Virtual Library, Math Forum, Microsoft Encarta, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, and U.S. Department of Education.

    Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations

    German Digital library project Global Info

    Papers on Subject gateways

    D-lib Magazine
    D-Lib Magazine is a monthly magazine about digital libraries for researchers, developers, and the intellectually curious. New issues are published on the 15th of each month.

    Modeling Users' Successive Searches in Digital Environments: A National Science Foundation/British Library Funded Study
    Amanda Spink, Tom Wilson, David Ellis , Nigel Ford

    Legal Issues on the Internet: Hyperlinking and Framing
    Maureen A. O'Rourke

    Cross-Searching Subject Gateways: The Query Routing and Forward Knowledge Approach, John Kirriemuir, Dan Brickley, Susan Welsh
    Jon Knight, Martin Hamilton

    Using Automated Classification for Summarizing and Selecting Heterogeneous Information Sources
    R. Dolin, D. Agrawal, A. El Abbadi, J. Pearlman

    Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations: An International Effort Unlocking University Resources
    Edward A. Fox, John L. Eaton, Gail McMillan, Neill A. Kipp, Paul Mather, Tim McGonigle, William Schweiker, and Brian DeVane

    The Internet Knowledge Manager, Dynamic Digital Libraries, and Agents You Can Understand
    Adrian Walker, IBM Research Division

    An Introduction to the Resource Description Framework
    Eric Miller, OCLC

    A Distributed Architecture for Resource Discovery Using Metadata
    Michael Roszkowski and Christopher Lukas, Scout project, University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Multilingual Federated Searching Across Heterogeneous Collections
    James Powell and Edward A. Fox

    The Joint NSF/JISC International Digital Libraries Initiative
    Norman Wiseman, Joint Information Systems Committee; Chris Rusbridge, Electronic Libraries Programme; and Stephen M. Griffin, National Science Foundation

    D-Lib Ready Reference: Subject Area Gateways

    A Common Model to Support Interoperable Metadata. Progress report on reconciling metadata requirements from the Dublin Core and INDECS/DOI Communities
    David Bearman, Eric Miller, Godfrey Rust, Jennifer Trant, Stuart Weibel

    i18n in Subject gateways

    A Multilingual Electronic Text Collection of Folk Tales for Casual Users Using Off-the-Shelf Browsers
    Myriam Dartois, Akira Maeda, Tetsuo Sakaguchi, Takehisa Fujita, Shigeo Sugimoto, Koichi Tabata
    D-Lib Magazine, October 1997

    Multi-Media, Multi-Cultural, and Multi-Lingual Digital Libraries, Or How Do We Exchange Data In 400 Languages?
    Christine L. Borgman
    University of California, Los Angeles
    D-Lib Magazine, June 1997

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