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All QA Focus briefing documents.



Published: 2007-10-12

 



An Introduction To Mashups, (briefing 112)
This QA Focus briefing document provides an introduction to mashups.



Layout Testing with Greeked Pages, (briefing 111)
This QA Focus briefing document provides an introduction to layout testing with Greeked pages.



Print On Demand, (briefing 110)
This QA Focus briefing document provides an introduction to print on demand.



Web Security, Services and AJAX, (briefing 109)
WThis QA Focus briefing document provides advice on Web Security, Services and AJAX.



An Introduction to Secure Web Practice, (briefing 108)
This QA Focus briefing document provides an introduction to secure Web practice.



Guidelines For Exploiting WiFi Networks At Events, (briefing 107)
This QA Focus briefing document provides guidelines on issues which need to be addressed when considering making use of WiFi networks at events.



Exploiting Networked Applications At Events, (briefing 106)
This QA Focus briefing document gives an overview of use of networked technologies at events.



Use Of Social Tagging Services At Events, (briefing 105)
This QA Focus briefing document provides a guide to the use of social tagging services at events.



Guide To The Use Of Wikis At Events, (briefing 104)
This QA Focus briefing document provides a guide to the use of Wikis at events.



Web 2.0: Addressing the Barriers to Implementation in a Library Context, (briefing 103)
This QA Focus briefing document describes the barriers to deployment of Web 2.0 technologies and approaches to addressing the barriers.



Web 2.0: Supporting Library Users, (briefing 102)
This QA Focus briefing document describes how Web 2.0 technologies can help to support Library users.



Tangram Model For Web Accessibility, (briefing 101)
This QA Focus briefing document gives an introduction to the tangram model for Web accessibility.



An Introduction To Microformats, (briefing 100)
This QA Focus briefing document gives an introduction to microformats.



Impact Analysis For Web Sites, (briefing 99)
This QA Focus briefing document gives an introduction to approaches to impact analysis which can help to give an indication of the success of a Web site.



Risk Assessment For Use Of Third Party Web 2.0 Services, (briefing 98)
This QA Focus briefing document gives an introduction to risk assessment and risk management for making use of Web 2.0 services.



Introduction To OPML, (briefing 97)
This QA Focus briefing document gives a introduction to OPML.



Open Standards For JISC Development Programmes, (briefing 96)
This QA Focus briefing document outlines the importance of open standards for JISC Development Programmes.



Service Registries and UDDI, (briefing 95)
This QA Focus briefing document gives a introduction to service registries and UDDI.



AJAX And Usability Issues, (briefing 94)
This QA Focus briefing document gives a brief introduction to AJAX and usability issues.



An Introduction To AJAX, (briefing 93)
This QA Focus briefing document gives a brief introduction to AJAX.



An Introduction To Web 2.0, (briefing 92)
This QA Focus briefing document gives a introduction to Web 2.0.



The e-Framework for Education and Research, (briefing 91)
This QA Focus briefing document gives a brief introduction to the E-Framework.



Developing User Personas, (briefing 90)
This QA Focus briefing document describes how to make use of User Personas.



Heuristic Evaluation, (briefing 89)
This QA Focus briefing document describes how to make use of Heuristic Evaluations.



Task Analysis and Usability, (briefing 88)
This QA Focus briefing document describes Task Analysis and Usability.



Introduction to Cognitive Walkthroughs, (briefing 87)
This QA Focus briefing document provides an introduction to Cognitive Walkthroughs.



Usability and the Web, (briefing 86)
This QA Focus briefing document provides an introduction to Usability and the Web.



An Introduction To Web Services, (briefing 85)
This document gives an introduction to Web services.



Usage Statistics For Web Sites, (briefing 84)
This document gives an introduction to Web site usage statistics and provides advice on using such data.



An Introduction To Podcasting, (briefing 83)
This QA Focus briefing document gives a brief introduction to Podcasting.



An Introduction To Creative Commons, (briefing 82)
This QA Focus briefing document describes an introduction to Creative Commons.



An Introduction To Folksonomies, (briefing 81)
This QA Focus briefing document gives an introduction to folksonomies.



An Introduction To Persistent Identifiers, (briefing 80)
This QA Focus briefing document gives a brief introduction to persistent identifiers.



An Introduction To Audio And Video Communication Tools, (briefing 79)
This QA Focus briefing document gives a brief description of audio and video tools which can be used to support collaborative work and summarises the challenges to be faced when considering their deployment.



An Introduction To Wikis, (briefing 78)
This QA Focus briefing document gives a brief description of Wikis and summarises the main challenges to be faced when considering their use.



An Introduction To RSS And News Feeds, (briefing 77)
This QA Focus briefing document provides a brief description of RSS news feed technologies which can be used as part of an communications strategy by projects.



Choosing A Suitable Digital Watermark, (briefing 76)
This QA Focus briefing document describes best practices for the selection of a digital watermark.



Digitisation Of Still Images Using A Flatbed Scanner, (briefing 75)
This QA Focus briefing document describes best practices for the digitisation of still images using a flat-bed scanner.



Improving The Quality Of Digitised Images, (briefing 74)
This QA Focus briefing document describes best practices for the digitisation of images.



Using The QA For Metadata Toolkit, (briefing 73)
This QA Focus briefing document describes use of the QA For Metadata online toolkit.



Using The QA For Web Toolkit, (briefing 72)
This QA Focus briefing document describes use of the QA For Web online toolkit.



QA Techniques For The Storage Of Image Metadata, (briefing 71)
This QA Focus briefing document describes techniques for the storage of image metadata.



Establishing a Digital Repository, (briefing 70)
This QA Focus briefing document provides advice on setting up a digital repository.



QA In The Construction Of A TEI Header, (briefing 69)
This QA Focus briefing document describes QA procedures for constructing TEI headers.



Techniques To Assist The Location And Retrieval Of Local Images, (briefing 68)
This QA Focus briefing document describes techniques which can be used to assist the location and retrieval of local images.



Implementing and Improving Structural Markup, (briefing 67)
This QA Focus briefing document provides advice on making use of structural markup.



Producing And Improving The Quality Of Digitised Images, (briefing 66)
This QA Focus briefing document describes QA techniques to ensure image quality is not reduced before and during the digitisation process



Audio For Low-Bandwidth Environments, (briefing 65)
This QA Focus briefing document identifies criteria to consider when recording digital audio for a limited-bandwidth environment, such as those encountered by dial-up Internet users and mobile phones.



Metadata And Subject Searching, (briefing 64)
This QA Focus briefing document describes how metadata can be used to support subject searching.



Choosing a Metadata Standard For Resource Discovery, (briefing 63)
This QA Focus briefing document provides advice on the selection of a metadata standard for resource discovery.



Documenting Digitisation Workflow, (briefing 62)
This QA Focus briefing document describes QA techniques for improving the longevity of digital data and ensuring that content does not become inaccessible over time.



Deployment Of Software Into Service, (briefing 61)
"This QA Focus briefing document provides advice on the deployment of software into a service environment.



Top Tips For Selecting Open Source Software, (briefing 60)
This QA Focus briefing documents provides the top tips for selecting open source software.



A URI Interface To Web Testing Tools, (briefing 59)
This QA Focus briefing document describes a URI-interface to a wide range of testing tools.



Implementing Your Own QA, (briefing 58)
This QA Focus briefing document describes how you can implement quality assurance to support your own project work.



Accessibility Testing In Web Browsers, (briefing 57)
This QA Focus briefing document describes how to carry out accessibility testing in popular Web browsers.



Using Instant Messaging Software, (briefing 56)
This QA Focus briefing document provides advice on use of instant messaging software.



Top 10 Web Tips, (briefing 55)
This QA Focus briefing document provides the top 10 tips for Web sites.



Choosing Alternative Licences For Digital Content, (briefing 54)
This QA Focus briefing document describes how to select a licence which facilitates sharing of content.



How To Protect Your Rights With A Licence Agreement, (briefing 53)
This QA Focus briefing document describes how you can protecting right with a licence agreement.



Protecting Copyright On Your Own Work, (briefing 52)
This QA Focus briefing document describes how you should go about protecting copyright on your works.



Intellectual Rights Clearance On The Internet, (briefing 51)
This QA Focus briefing document provides advice on intellectual rights clearance for Internet resources.



Improving Interoperability Between Multiple Databases, (briefing 50)
This QA Focus briefing documents provides advice on improving interoperability across databases.



Top 10 Tips For Resolving Poor Performance in Database Design, (briefing 49)
This QA Focus briefing document provides tips on resolving performance problems cased by database design issues.



Top 10 Tips For Database Design, (briefing 48)
This QA Focus briefing document provides tips on the design of databases.



Transcribing Documents, (briefing 47)
This QA Focus briefing document describes techniques to ensure transcribed documents are consistent and avoid common errors.



QA for Web Sites: Useful Pointers, (briefing 46)
This QA Focus briefing document provides some useful pointers and advice on QA for Web sites.



Top 10 Tips For Preserving Web Sites, (briefing 45)
This QA Focus briefing document provides top 10 tips on preserving your Web site.



Metadata Harvesting, (briefing 44)
This QA Focus briefing document describes use of OAI-PMH for harvesting metadata.



Quality Assurance For Metadata, (briefing 43)
This QA Focus briefing document describes QA processes which can be used for metadata.



Metadata Deployment, (briefing 42)
This QA Focus briefing document describes approaches for deploying metadata.



An Introduction To Metadata, (briefing 41)
This QA Focus briefing document gives an introduction to metadata.



Top 10 Tips For Service Deployment, (briefing 40)
This QA Focus briefing document provides top tips on service deployment.



Planning An End User Service, (briefing 39)
This QA Focus briefing document provides advice on planning an end-user service.



From Project To Production Service, (briefing 38)
This QA Focus briefing document provides advice on migrating a project delivery to a production environment.



Top 10 Quality Assurance Tips, (briefing 37)
This QA Focus briefing document



IMS Question And Test Interoperability, (briefing 36)
This QA Focus briefing document provide advice on use of IMS metadata for question and test interoperability.



Deployment Of XHTML 1.0, (briefing 35)
This QA Focus briefing document provides advice on the deployment of XHTML 1.0.



Use Of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), (briefing 34)
This QA Focus briefing document describes the importance of CSS for Web sites.



Implementing A Technical Review, (briefing 33)
This QA Focus briefing document provides advice on implementing a technical review during the life of a project.



Changing A Project's Web Site Address, (briefing 32)
This QA Focus briefing document advises on procedures when you need to change the address of your project Web site.



Matrix for Selection of Standards, (briefing 31)
This QA Focus briefing document provides advice on a matrix approach to the selection of standards.



Summary of the QA Focus Methodology, (briefing 30)
This QA Focus briefing document gives a summary of the quality assurance framework which has been developed by QA Focus.



Vector Images for the Internet, (briefing 29)
This QA Focus briefing document describes issues to consider when choosing an appropriate vector graphics format.



Choosing An Appropriate Raster Image Format, (briefing 28)
This QA Focus briefing document describes factors to consider when choosing a raster image format for archival and distribution.



Quality Control in the Capture Workflow, (briefing 27)
This QA Focus briefing document describes techniques for implementing quality assurance within your digitisation project.



Intellectual Property Rights, (briefing 26)
This QA Focus briefing document provides advice on intellectual property rights.



Choosing A Suitable Digital Video Format, (briefing 25)
This QA Focus briefing document provides criteria for choosing the most appropriate method of storing digital video, by taking into account the compression rate, bandwidth requirements and special features offered by differing file formats.



Handling International Text, (briefing 24)
This QA Focus briefing document describes common problems that occur when handling international text and methods of resolving them.



Recording Digital Sound, (briefing 23)
This QA Focus briefing document describes the influence of sample rate, bit-rate and file format upon digital audio and provides criteria for assessing their suitability for a specific purpose.



Digital Rights Management, (briefing 22)
This QA Focus briefing document defines criteria for choosing a digital rights solution and identifying how it may be implemented within your project.



QA For Geographic Information Systems, (briefing 21)
This QA Focus briefing document describes methods to improve interoperability between different GIS data.



Capture and Workflow Metadata, (briefing 20)
This QA Focus briefing document describes how to track workflow within a digitisation project.



Making Software Changes to a Web Site, (briefing 19)
This QA Focus briefing document describes best practices when making changes to software used by Web sites.



QA Procedures For The Design Of CAD Data Models, (briefing 18)
This QA Focus briefing document describes procedures to reduce long-term managability and interoperability problems in the design of CAD data models.



Performance Indicators For Your Project Web Site, (briefing 17)
This QA Focus briefing document describes a number of performance indicators for your Web site.



URI Naming Conventions For Your Project Web Site, (briefing 16)
This QA Focus briefing document describes the importance of establishing URI naming policies for your Web site.



The Purpose Of Your Project Web Site, (briefing 15)
This QA Focus briefing document describes the importance of having a clear understanding of the purpose of your Web site.



Creating and Testing Web Forms, (briefing 14)
This QA Focus briefing document describes best practices when developing Web forms.



Software Code Development, (briefing 13)
This QA Focus briefing document describes best practices when developing software.