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guildhall school of music and drama

Guildhall School of Music and Drama is an independent music and dramatic arts school which was founded in 1880 in London, England. Students can pursue courses in Music, Opera, Drama and Technical Theatre Arts. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guildhall_School_of_Music_and_Drama">Wikipedia article: Guildhall School of Music and Drama</a>)

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hanzo archives

Hanzo Archives is the leading innovator in the emergent web archiving industry. We provide commercial website and social media archiving for some of the world’s biggest brands. Clients rely on our products, solutions, and technologies for many reasons including: regulatory compliance, records management, e-discovery, cultural heritage, and more. (Excerpt from <a href="http://www.hanzoarchives.com/company/about_Hanzo_Archives">this source</a>)

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happy cog

Happy Cog is an American interaction design studio headquartered in New York City with offices in Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Austin. Happy Cog’s influence is widespread due to Founder Jeffrey Zeldman’s well known work on establishing a set of web standards between all browser companies. Their design is heavily influenced not only by what is visually appealing, but also by best practices in web production. As such, Happy Cog’s main focus is to “never lose sight of the human being” using their products. Happy Cog leads a workshop on standards-based web design called An Event Apart, a three-day event that takes place in seven cities annually with the locations varying each year. Speakers, in addition to offering informative content, must have made major contributions to web design or development in order to qualify to speak at the event. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Happy_Cog">Wikipedia article: Happy Cog</a>)

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harper adams university college

Harper Adams University College is a small university college mainly focused on practical farming. Universities offering similar courses include Reading, Newcastle and the Royal Agricultural College. Harper Adams University offers a wide range of opportunities for individuals who are seeking to advance in the 'physical land sector' and more 'hands on farming'. In terms of the provision of courses relating to the land-based sector, it is the largest provider by student numbers in the UK and is one of only three remaining institutions of its kind in England. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harper_Adams_University_College">Wikipedia article: Harper Adams University College</a>)

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harvard university

Harvard University is a private Ivy League university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, established in 1636 by the Massachusetts legislature. Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and the first corporation (officially The President and Fellows of Harvard College) chartered in the country. Harvard's history, influence, and wealth have made it one of the most prestigious universities in the world. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harvard_University">Wikipedia article: Harvard University</a>)

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hea

The Higher Education Authority (HEA) is the authority in Ireland with responsibility for higher education since 1968 and placed on a statutory basis in 1971. The authority supports HEAnet, part of the GEANT network. The authority is responsible for the funding of Irish universities, institutes of technology and other third level colleges. The authority has presented many strategic reports since its foundation, a recent report was conducting into reforming medical training in Ireland; this proposed system should lead to the creation of a two route entry into medicine which will include entry via a bachelor's degree and aptitude test, in addition to the current "points race" system. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Higher_Education_Authority">Wikipedia article: Higher Education Authority</a>)

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health service executive ireland

hefce

The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) is a non-departmental public body of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (previously the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills) in the United Kingdom, which has been responsible for the distribution of funding to Universities and Colleges of Higher and Further Education in England since 1992. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Higher_Education_Funding_Council_for_Englan... article: HEFCE</a>)

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heriot-watt university

Heriot-Watt University is a university based in Edinburgh, Scotland. The name commemorates George Heriot, the 16th century financier to King James, and James Watt, the great 18th century inventor and engineer. The university originated as the School of Arts of Edinburgh, founded in 1821 as the world's first Mechanics Institute. Heriot-Watt is the eighth-oldest higher education institution in the United Kingdom. The institution received its university charter in 1966 and is currently ranked 4th among the top five universities in Scotland (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heriot-Watt_University">Wikipedia article: Heriot-Watt University</a>)

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hewlett-packard

Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE: HPQ) or HP is an American multinational information technology corporation headquartered in Palo Alto, California, United States that provides products, technologies, software, solutions and services to consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health and education sectors. The company was founded in a one-car garage in Palo Alto by William (Bill) Redington Hewlett and Dave Packard. HP was the world's leading PC manufacturer until 2010, losing the position to Apple Inc in 2011. It specializes in developing and manufacturing computing, data storage, and networking hardware, designing software and delivering services. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hewlett-Packard">Wikipedia article: Hewlett-Packard</a>)

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hiroshima university

Hiroshima University, in the Japanese cities of Higashihiroshima and Hiroshima, was established 1949 by the merger of a number of national educational institutions. Under the National School Establishment Law, Hiroshima University was established on May 31, 1949. After World War II, the school system in Japan was entirely reformed and each of the institutions of higher education under the pre-war system was reorganized. As a general rule, one national university was established in each prefecture, and Hiroshima University became a national university under the new system by combining the pre-war higher educational institutions in Hiroshima Prefecture. The new university combined eight component institutions: Hiroshima University of Literature and Science, Hiroshima School of Secondary Education, Hiroshima School of Education, Hiroshima Women's School of Secondary Education, Hiroshima School of Education for Youth, Hiroshima Higher School, Hiroshima Higher Technical School, and Hiroshima Municipal Higher Technical School. In 1953, the Hiroshima Prefectural Medical College was added to the new Hiroshima University. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiroshima_University">Wikipedia article: Hiroshima University</a>)

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hokkaido university

Hokkaido University, or Hokudai, is one of the national universities of Japan. It is a member of the National Seven Universities, which were established as the best national higher education or research institute. It is located in downtown Sapporo, just north of Sapporo Station, and stretching approximately 2.4 kilometers northward. It is considered as one of the top universities in Japan. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hokkaido_University">Wikipedia article: Hokkaido University</a>)

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humboldt university berlin

The Humboldt University of Berlin (German Humboldt-Universit&auml;t zu Berlin) is Berlin's oldest university, founded in 1810 as the University of Berlin (Universität zu Berlin) by the liberal Prussian educational reformer and linguist Wilhelm von Humboldt, whose university model has strongly influenced other European and Western universities. From 1828 it was known as the Frederick William University (Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universit&auml;t), later (unofficially) also as the Universität unter den Linden after its location. In 1949, it changed its name to Humboldt-Universität in honour of both its founder Wilhelm and his brother, naturalist Alexander von Humboldt. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humboldt_University_of_Berlin">Wikipedia article: Humboldt University Berlin</a>)

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huygens institute for dutch history

The Huygens Institute for Dutch History was formed on January 1 2011 as a merger of the Institute of Dutch History (Dutch: Instituut voor Nederlandse Geschiedenis, ING) a research institute of the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, and the Huygens Instituut of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (founded in 1808). The institute is located in Hague, Netherlands, in the building of the Koninklijke Bibliotheek, National Library of the Netherlands. The History part of the institute was established in 1902 as "Commissie van Advies voor de's Rijks Geschiedkundige Publicatien" (Advisory Commission for Publications in the History of the Empire) under the directorship of the historian Herman Theodoor Colenbrander. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huygens_Institute_for_Dutch_History">Wikipedia article: Huygens Institute for Dutch History</a>)

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iassist

IASSIST is an international organization of professionals working with information technology and data services to support research and teaching in the social sciences. As an organization IASSIST strives to: foster and promote a network of excellence for data service delivery; advance infrastructure in the social sciences; provide opportunities for collegial exchange of sound professional practices. (Excerpt from <a href="http://www.iassistdata.org/about/index.html">this source</a>)

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ibm

International Business Machines (IBM) (NYSE: IBM) is an American multinational technology and consulting firm headquartered in Armonk, New York. IBM manufactures and sells computer hardware and software, and it offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology. The company was founded in 1911 as the Computing Tabulating Recording Corporation through a merger of four companies: the Tabulating Machine Company, the International Time Recording Company, the Computing Scale Corporation, and the Bundy Manufacturing Company. CTR adopted the name International Business Machines in 1924, using a name previously designated to CTR's subsidiary in Canada and later South America. Its distinctive culture and product branding has given it the nickname Big Blue. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBM">Wikipedia article: IBM</a>)

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icsu

The International Council for Science (ICSU) is an international non-governmental organization devoted to international cooperation in the advancement of science. Its members are national scientific bodies and international scientific unions. As of 2012, it comprises 120 multi-disciplinary National Scientific Members, Associates and Observers representing 140 countries and 31 international, disciplinary Scientific Unions. ICSU also has 22 Scientific Associates. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ICSU">Wikipedia article: ICSU</a>)

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ieee

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE, read I-Triple-E) is a non-profit professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation related to electricity. It has more than 400,000 members in more than 160 countries, 45% outside the United States. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Institute_of_Electrical_and_Electronics_Eng... article: IEEE</a>)

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ietf

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) develops and promotes Internet standards, cooperating closely with the W3C and ISO/IEC standards bodies and dealing in particular with standards of the TCP/IP and Internet protocol suite. It is an open standards organization, with no formal membership or membership requirements. All participants and managers are volunteers, though their work is usually funded by their employers or sponsors; for instance, the current chairperson is funded by VeriSign and the U.S. government's National Security Agency. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Engineering_Task_Force">Wikipedia article: IETF</a>)

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ifla

The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is a leading international association of library organisations. It is a global voice of the library and information profession, and its annual conference provides a venue for librarians to learn from one another. The IFLA forum promotes international cooperation, research and development in all fields related to library activities. The current president of IFLA is Ingrid Parent. A very important and close partner of the IFLA is UNESCO. Several of the manifestos prepared by committees of the IFLA have been recognized as UNESCO manifestos. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Federation_of_Library_Associa... article: IFLA</a>)

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