Renardus: Following the Fox from Project to Service

  • Lesly Huxley
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2458)

Abstract

The Renardus academic subject gateway service in Europe was launched in April 2002. The author first presented the challenges facing this pan-European collaborative project at ECDL 2000. This paper identifies the progress made in information, technical and organisational developments and deployment since Lisbon 2000, presents the results of evaluation activities and outlines the challenges, setbacks and successes for Renardus transition–in June 2002#x2013;from project to service.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lesly Huxley
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  1. 1.Institute for Learning and Research TechnologyUniversity of BristolBristolUK

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