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Developing the Scottish cooperative infrastructure: the what, who, where, when and why of SPEIR

Nicholson, D. and Macgregor, G. (2003) Developing the Scottish cooperative infrastructure: the what, who, where, when and why of SPEIR. WIDWISAWN, 1 (2). ISSN 1478-8055

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Abstract

Brief article describing SPEIR (pronounced "speer"): "Scottish Portals for Education, Information and Research". SPEIR is intended to develop an environment to underpin Scottish portals, creating the basis for: "a coherent virtual learning, information and research landscape for all Scottish citizens, collaboratively built and maintained via an agreed country-wide, standards-based, globally interoperable, co-operative infrastructure".