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Strathclyde Open Access research that creates ripples...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde's Open Access research outputs. Strathprints provides access to thousands of research papers by University of Strathclyde researchers, including by Strathclyde physicists involved in observing gravitational waves and black hole mergers as part of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) - but also other internationally significant research from the Department of Physics. Discover why Strathclyde's physics research is making ripples...

Strathprints also exposes world leading research from the Faculties of Science, Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, and from the Strathclyde Business School.

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BUBL Information Service (BUBL)

Nicholson, D. and Dawson, A. (1999) BUBL Information Service (BUBL). In: The Amazing Internet challenge : how leading projects use library skills to organize the Web. American Library Association, Chicago, pp. 53-75. ISBN 0-8389-0766-0

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Abstract

The BUBL Information Service (http://bubl.ac.uk/ offers two major services for the UK higher education community: a directory of selected Internet resources covering all subjects of academic relevance (the BUBL LINK service), and the tables of contents, abstracts, or full text of hundreds of academic journals and magazines (the BUBL Journals service). Other services offered include an extensive directory of UK institutions (BUBL UK) and a specialist US service covering events, jobs, surveys, and mailing lists (BUBL News). This chapter gives details of the history, mission, funding, usage, collections, organization, policies, procedures, and future goals of the BUBL service, plus a summary of related projects that are investigating the use of LIS tools, standards, and expertise as aids to organizing the Internet. These projects include BUBL 5:15 (browseable access to key resources in over twelve hundred predefined subjects), CATRIONA I (Z39.50-based distributed catalogs of Internet resources), CATRIONA II (university management of locally created electronic resources), and CAIRNS (Z39.50-based integrated searching of dynamically generated clumps of catalogs enhanced through Conspectus-based collection descriptions).