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Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) support United Kingdom post-16 and higher education and research by providing leadership in the use of ICT (Information and Communications Technology) in support of learning, teaching, research and administration. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joint_Information_Systems_Committee">Wikipedia article: JISC</a>)

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jisc collections

In 2006, the JISC Content Procurement Company Ltd (trading as JISC Collections) was formed. Originally operating within the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), JISC Collections was made into a company limited by guarantee that mutually trades with its members and is now a JISC funded service. JISC Collections services all UK Higher Education (HE) and Further Education (FE) institutions and Research Councils (RCs) that receive direct funding from the UK HE and FE funding bodies. It provides institutions with a collections catalogue of free and subscription-based online resources such as full text databases, e-books, digital images, e-journals, online film, learning materials and geospatial data. The negotiations for e-journals are managed under the NESLi2 scheme. The online resources in the collections catalogue (hence the name JISC Collections) are licensed from publishers, aggregators, content providers and each institution decides which resources it wishes to subscribe to based on the needs of their users. Core to the service provided by JISC Collections is the quality evaluation of online resources, the central negotiation process and the national licensing undertaken for each online resource. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JISC_Collections">Wikipedia article: JISC Collections</a>)

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jisc digital media

JISC Digital Media exists to help the UK's Further Education and Higher Education communities embrace and maximise the use of digital media - and to achieve solutions that are innovative, practical, and cost effective. (Excerpt from <a href="http://www.jiscdigitalmedia.ac.uk/">this source</a>)

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jisc infonet

JISC infoNet is a JISC Advance service supporting the strategic planning and deployment of technology within the UK Higher Education (HE) and Further Education (FE) sectors. The service is hosted by Northumbria University and is based in Newcastle upon Tyne. JISC infoNet was launched as a JISC Advisory Service in January 2003, building on the roots of a HEFCE Good Management Practice project called BISinfoNet. In 2009, JISC infoNet joined other JISC Advisory Services and Regional Support Centres in the new not-for-profit company JISC Advance (the trading name of JISC Services Management Company). As well as JISC infoNet, other JISC Advance services include JISC Digital Media, JISC Legal, JISCMail, JISC Netskills, JISC Procureweb, JISC TechDis and JISC RSC UK. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JISC_infoNet">Wikipedia article: JISC InfoNet</a>)

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jisc techdis

JISC TechDis is a leading UK advisory service on technologies for inclusion and accessibility. Its core remit is to support organisations within the post-16 education sectors (Higher Education, Further Education & Skills and Independent Specialist Colleges). (Excerpt from <a href="http://www.jisctechdis.ac.uk/techdis/aboutus">this source</a>)

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johns hopkins university

The Johns Hopkins University, commonly referred to as Johns Hopkins, JHU, or simply Hopkins, is a private research university based in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Johns Hopkins maintains campuses in Maryland, Washington, D.C., Italy, China, and Singapore. The university was founded on January 22, 1876 and named for its benefactor, the philanthropist Johns Hopkins. Daniel Coit Gilman was inaugurated as first president on February 22, 1876. Johns Hopkins pioneered the concept of the modern research university in the United States and has ranked among the world's top such universities throughout its history. The National Science Foundation (NSF) has ranked Johns Hopkins #1 among U.S. academic institutions in total science, medical and engineering research and development spending for 31 consecutive years. As of 2009, thirty-three Nobel Prize winners have been affiliated with Johns Hopkins, and the university's research is among the most cited in the world. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johns_Hopkins_University">Wikipedia article: Johns Hopkins University</a>)

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kagawa university

Kagawa University is a national university in Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan. The university was established in 1949 as a national university after the consolidation and reorganization of the Kagawa Normal School, the Kagawa Normal School for Youth and the Takamatsu College of Economics (formerly the Takamatsu Higher School of Commerce). This university includes: Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Medicine. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kagawa_University">Wikipedia article: Kagawa_University</a>)

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kagoshima university

kansas state university

Kansas State University, commonly shortened to K-State, is an institution of higher learning located in Manhattan, Kansas, in the United States. Kansas State is the oldest public university in the state of Kansas, and saw a record high enrollment of 23,588 students for the Fall 2011 semester. A branch campus is located in Salina, Kansas, housing the College of Technology and Aviation. Another branch campus, known as the Olathe Innovation Campus, is presently under construction in Olathe, Kansas. When completed, the Olathe facility will be the academic research presence within the Kansas Bioscience Park, and will research bioenergy, animal health, plant science and food safety and security. The university is classified as a research university with high research (RU/H) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kansas_State_University">Wikipedia article: Kansas State University</a>)

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kings college london

King's College London (informally King's or KCL) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom and a constituent college of the federal University of London. King's has a claim to being the third oldest university in England, having been founded by King George IV and the Duke of Wellington in 1829, and having received its royal charter in 1836. In 1836 King's became one of the two founding colleges of the University of London. King's is arranged into nine Schools of Study, spread across four Thames-side campuses in Central London and one in Denmark Hill, South London. It is one of the largest centres for graduate and post-graduate medical teaching and biomedical research in Europe; it is home to six Medical Research Council centres, the most of any British university. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King%27s_College_London">Wikipedia article: King's College London</a>)

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kingston university

Kingston University (informally Kingston) is a public research university located in Kingston upon Thames, southwest London, United Kingdom. It was originally founded in 1899 as Kingston Technical Institute, a polytechnic, and became a university in 1992. Campuses are located in Kingston and Roehampton. There is a range of undergraduate and postgraduate work spread across seven faculties, as well as some further education provisions. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.orghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingston_University"... article: Kingston University</a>)

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knowledge media institute

Layar is a Dutch company based in Amsterdam, founded in 2009 by Raimo van der Klein, Claire Boonstra and Maarten Lens-FitzGerald. They have created a mobile browser called Layar. The browser allows users to find various items based upon augmented reality technology. On September 1, 2010, the World Economic Forum announced the company as a Technology Pioneer for 2011. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Layar">Wikipedia article: Layar</a>)

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l3s research center

lattanzio learning s.p.a.

laurentian university

Laurentian University was incorporated on March 28, 1960, is a mid-sized bilingual university in Greater Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. While LU's focus is primarily on undergraduate programming, the university also features Canada's newest medical school — opened in 2005, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, in consortium with Lakehead University. Its school of Graduate Studies offers a growing number of graduate-level degrees. Laurentian is the largest bilingual provider of distance education in Canada. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laurentian_University">Wikipedia article: Laurentian University</a>)

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leeds college of music

Leeds College of Music, located in Leeds' Quarry Hill cultural quarter, is the largest music college in the United Kingdom, with over 1,000 full-time and 1,000 part-time students. The college is best known for its leading role in jazz education and started one of the first jazz degrees in Europe. It is also the only music conservatoire in the UK to offer both Higher and Further Education courses, ranging from BTEC Extended Diploma courses to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. It was formerly known as Leeds Music Centre (1965-1971) and City of Leeds College of Music (1971-1997). (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leeds_College_of_Music">Wikipedia article: Leeds College of Music</a>)

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leeds metropolitan university

Leeds Metropolitan University is a British University with three campuses. Two are situated in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England while the third is situated in Bhopal, India. It gained university status in 1992; prior to this date it was known as Leeds Polytechnic. The number of students is listed by the HESA 2008/09 data as the 15th largest in Britain. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leeds_Metropolitan_University">Wikipedia article: Leeds Metropolitan University</a>)

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leiden university

Leiden University (Dutch: Universiteit Leiden), located in the city of Leiden, is the oldest university in the Netherlands. The university was founded in 1575 by William, Prince of Orange, leader of the Dutch Revolt in the Eighty Years' War. Leiden University has six faculties, over 50 departments and more than 150 undergraduate programmes and enjoys an outstanding international reputation. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leiden_University">Wikipedia article: Leiden University</a>)

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library association

The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) is a professional body representing librarians and other information professionals in the United Kingdom. It was formed in 2002 by the merger of the Library Association (abbreviated to LA or sometimes LAUK) &dash; founded in 1877 as a result of the first International Conference of Librarians and awarded a Royal Charter in 1898 &dash; and the Institute of Information Scientists, founded in 1958. Membership is not compulsory for practice, but members can work towards Chartered Membership which entitles them to the postnominal letters MCLIP, and subsequently toward Fellowship (FCLIP) [sic]. Affiliated members can also obtain ACLIP upon completing certification. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chartered_Institute_of_Library_and_Informat... article: Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP)</a>)

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