|"CAIRNS in the
community: A basis for a future 'National
Electronic Library' for Scotland?"
Presentation by Dennis
Nicholson. December 2000.
of a 'National Electronic Library' for
Scotland." Presentation by Dennis
Nicholson and Gordon
Dunsire. 16 November 2000
Launch of the online version of the catalogue
of the Scottish
Poetry Library, Edinburgh, for National
Poetry Day 2000. Demonstration, by Gordon
Dunsire, of access to the catalogue via
CAIRNS via SLAINTE,
to Rosemary McKenna, MP, and to other invited
"Providing a Virtual Union Catalogue for
Scotland: achievements and the future of CAIRNS,
the Scottish eLib phase 3 'clump' project"
given by Helena
Gillis at the MDA (Museum and
Documentation Association) Conference 2000
'Clicks and Mortar: building cultural spaces for
the 21st century' at the University of Newcastle,
6th September 2000.
of Scottish MIni Clumps) Seminar, to outline
the work of CAIRNS and SCONE and to discuss ways
in which these projects can work with regional
groups, including the Ayrshire Libraries Forum,
Grampian Information and the University of the
Highlands and Islands. 30th June 2000
Workshop on "Cataloguing electronic
resources: case studies from SLAINTE and
CAIRNS" given by
Gordon Dunsire at the Libraries of the
digital age seminar, 25-28 May 2000, Dubrovnik,
Presentation and discussion on the topic
"The Virtual Library in Scotland: plans and
experiences" given by Gordon
Dunsire to 50 staff and students of the
National Library of Croatia and University of
Zagreb, 23 May 2000, Zagreb, Croatia.
and interoperability issues in networked
cataloguing", a presentation given by Gordon
Dunsire at the Libraries in the Digital Age
seminar, 25-28 May 2000, Dubrovnik,
Croatia. The same presentation was given to
20 members of staff and students at the National
Library of Croatia and University of Zagreb,
22 May 2000, Zagreb, Croatia.
"SCONE and SHERAL: Co-ordinating
collaborative collecting across Scotland."
Presentation by Dennis
Nicholson. SCONE - the Scottish Collections
Network Extension project - is concerned with:
Co-ordinating collaborative collecting across
Scotland and linking this with user navigation in
the CAIRNS distributed catalogue which mediates
access to the collection. 19 May 2000
Nicholson gave a presentation entitled
"Building and organising digital (and
non-digital) libraries" to EURASLIC 2000,
the eighth biennial meeting of the European
Association of Aquatic Science Libraries and
Information Centres (EURASLIC). The presentation
focussed on CAIRNS and dynamic clumping and the
link with SCONE and collaborative collection
management. The meeting was held in
Aberdeen from the 3-5 May 2000.
in Scotland: a false-drop in the ocean of
'stuff'?": a presentation by Gordon
Dunsire to the SCURL
(Scottish Confederation of University and
Research Librarians) at the one day seminar,
entitled 'Hybrid Libraries and Clumps: What's in
it for me', presented by the eLib phase 3
projects, at the Gilmorehill
Centre at Glasgow
University on the 17th April 2000.
Cataloguing issues affecting interoperability
in the CAIRNS Project, a presentation to the
SCURL IT Advisory Group on 14th April 2000, by Gordon
Dunsire; URL: http://catriona.napier.ac.uk/resource/lib/scurlcatiss.pps
13th April 2000, presentation on CAIRNS to
CAUL (Council of Australian University
Librarians) by Helena
Gillis at Glasgow University Library.
Resource Sharing and Discovery: Catalogues for
the 21st century. Two one-day workshops
presented by the eLib Clump Projects, 3rd March
2000 in London and 11th April 2000 in Glasgow. A
report on the one day conference held in London
can be found in Issue 23 of ARIADNE.
Presentation on cataloguing electronic
resources for maximum interoperability, given by Gordon
Dunsire at the 11th Annual Conference of
CODI, Tampa, Fla., March 1-3 2000. The
presentation includes a discussion of the CAIRNS
Project and the work of the CAIRNS Cataloguing
Issues Group. Attended by 40 Dynix system
administrators and cataloguers. The
presentation slides can be found at URL: http://catriona.napier.ac.uk/resource/lib/gdcodi00.pps
7 March 2000, presentation by Dennis
Nicholson entitled 'CDLR Projects and a
Virtual Union Catalogue for (Digital) Scotland'
at the IBM Digital Library Solutions day at
Strathclyde University Library.
Seminar on Cataloguing issues affecting
interoperability, held by the Cataloguing
and Indexing Group in Scotland on February
22, 2000. This included two presentations
Nicholson and Gordon
Dunsire, and discussion on the CAIRNS Project
and its relationship to other actual and proposed
projects, and work done by the CAIRNS Cataloguing
Issues Group. The event was attended by 35
cataloguers from public, special and academic
libraries and information centres.
and Indexing Group in Scotland Workshop on
Cataloguing for WebPACs on February 11,
2000. This included presentations by Gordon
Dunsire and Paul
Cunnea, drawing attention to the larger,
interoperative environment in which cataloguing
now takes place, as exemplified by CAIRNS.
There was discussion on the advantages of
centralised authority files, shared cataloguing,
and the adoption of common schema for Z39.50
indexes and metadata mapping. The use of
technical data, being gathered by CAIRNS for
Z39.50 interfacing and applicable to local
'mini-clumps' set up using WebPAC technologies,
was also discussed.
Gillis), entitled "How to guide the user
to relevant information within a clump, with
particular focus on an early version of the
CAIRNS dynamic clumping service", at
Project Conference, Integrate, Co-operate,
Innovate: eLib Phase 3 in context, November
24 September 1999 - Presentation (Helena
Gillis) on CAIRNS and Inter-Library Loans, to
a one day event organised by the Forum
for InterLending in association with the
Inter-Library Services of the National Library of
Scotland, at the National
Library of Scotland.
July 1999, presentation by Helena
Gillis and Keith Gilbert on CAIRNS to the
Aristotle University of Thessoloniki, at
Strathclyde University Library.
27 May 1999 - CAIRNS presentation (Helena
Gillis) on Electronic Collaboration, to the
SLA (Scottish Library Association), at the
Branches and Groups Day in Peebles.
22 April 1999 - Joint MALIBU and CAIRNS
Gillis) to SCURL (Scottish Confederation of
University Research Libraries) on clumps and
hybrid library projects.
Awareness Session on Inter-Library Loans Issues",
was held on 1st April 1999 at Glasgow University
Library. The session included presentations by Sue
Consortium Manager; David
Denham and Helena
Exhibition at the "Internet
Librarian & Libtech Conference '99"
(29-31 March), Olympia. ELib phase III projects
had a joint stand which was staffed by
representatives from each of the projects. Helena
Gillis represented CAIRNS. This included
exhibition of project flyers and posters and
demonstrations of project gateways.
Sharing and Discovery: Catalogues for the future",
22 March 1999, British Library. A workshop
presented by the eLib Clumps Projects, including
a demonstration of CAIRNS and the RCO by Dennis
Nicholson entitled 'It's Out There Somewhere:
RCO and Locating Material by Subject' and a
presentation by Helena
Gillis entitled 'Not Just A Protocol:
Managerial and Organisational Aspects of
Awareness Session on Cataloguing Issues",
was held on 3rd March 1999 at Glasgow University
Library. The session was presented by Gordon
Dunsire and was attended by the CAIRNS
Liaison Group and by Cataloguers from Scottish
on CAIRNS (Dennis
Nicholson) to Strathclyde University Library
staff, 25 February 1999.
Presentation, entitled "An investigation into content issues
facing regional and subject clumps" (Helena
Gillis and Katharine Hogg
of the Music Libraries Online Project) at the
"Integrate, Co-operate, Innovate"
Conference, co-ordinated by eLib's
Hylife Project, at the Open
University Conference Centre, London, 15 and
16 December 1998.
Paper of the same title published in "The
New Review of Information and Library
Research", Volume 4, 1998, pages 85-91
"Z39.50 in Theory and
Practice", presentation (Graeme
Stewart) to representatives of West of Scotland
Further Education colleges at the College of
Building and Printing, Glasgow, on December 12
CAIRNS Presentation (Helena
Gillis) at the SCONUL
(Standing Conference of National and University
Libraries) in York, 1-2 December 1998.
Poster presentation at the Scottish Cultural
Resources Exhibition / Information for Scotland 5
Conference, at the Scottish Exhibition
and Conference Centre (SECC) in Glasgow,
11-12 November 1998.
References to CAIRNS at presentations on
CATRIONA II and on the CATRIONA
Z39.50 web presentation (Graeme Stewart) at a
meeting of the CAIRNS Liaison Group and Systems
Librarians from the CAIRNS Consortium Sites, at
the University of
Glasgow, 30 September 1998.