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sherpa

Award winning SHERPA is investigating issues in the future of scholarly communication. It is developing open-access institutional repositories in universities to facilitate the rapid and efficient worldwide dissemination of research. SHERPA services and the SHERPA Partnership are both based at the Centre for Research Communications at the University of Nottingham. SHERPA Services include: RoMEO - Publisher's copyright & archiving policies; JULIET - Research funders archiving mandates and guidelines; OpenDOAR worldwide Directory of Open Access Repositories; SHERPA Search - simple full-text search of UK repositories (Excerpt from <a href="http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/">this source</a>)

sheffield hallam university

Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) is a Higher Education institution in South Yorkshire, England, based on two sites in Sheffield. City Campus is located in the city centre, close to Sheffield railway station, and Collegiate Crescent Campus is about two miles away, adjacent to Ecclesall Road in south-west Sheffield. The university is the sixth largest in the UK, with more than 33,000 students, over 3,200 staff and 572 courses. One of the university's priorities is to promote regional wealth creation through enterprise and knowledge transfer. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheffield_Hallam_University">Wikipedia article: Sheffield Hallam University</a>)

sheffield college

Sheffield College is a further education (FE) college in Sheffield, England. It was formed by the merger of six FE colleges in 1993. Its centres are Sheffield City College (in the city centre, formerly Castle College), Hillsborough College (which replaced Loxley College in Stannington, and Parson Cross College in 2005), Norton College and Peaks College. The Sheffield College also hosts The Online College, offering a range of online professional development and academic courses. Business Gateway is the employer facing arm of the College. In 2009, Skills For Business and the Business Development Unit, which organises Train To Gain and Apprenticeships, came under the banner of the Business Gateway. Skills for Business centres, at Hillsborough Barracks and The Source, offer IT training courses for adults. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheffield_College">Wikipedia article: Sheffield College</a>)

serials solutions

Serials Solutions is a division of ProQuest that provides e-resource access and management services (ERAMS) to libraries. These products enable librarians to more easily manage electronic resources that serve the needs of their patrons. Serials Solutions headquarters is currently located in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serials_Solutions">Wikipedia article: Serials Solutions</a>)

sconul

SCONUL (Society of College, National and University Libraries) is the membership organisation for all academic and national libraries in the UK and Ireland. SCONUL was founded in 1950 as the Standing Conference of National and University Libraries. In 1994 when British polytechnics became universities it merged with COPOL, the Council of Polytechnic Librarians, and in 2001 it extended its membership to libraries of Colleges of Higher Education and changed to its current name. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SCONUL">Wikipedia article: Society of College, National and University Libraries (SCONUL)</a>)

science and technology facilities council

The Science and Technology Facilities Council is a UK government body that carries out civil research in science and engineering, and funds UK research in areas including particle physics, nuclear physics, space science and astronomy (both ground-based and space-based). (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Science_and_Technology_Facilities_Council">... article: Science and Technology Facilities Council</a>)

school of oriental and african studies

The School of Oriental and African Studies (commonly abbreviated to "SOAS") is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom and a constituent college of the University of London. Specialising in laws, politics, economics (specifically development economics), humanities and languages concerning Asia, Africa and the Middle East, SOAS currently offers over 300 undergraduate Bachelor's degree combinations, and over 70 one-year intensively taught Master's degrees. MPhil and PhD degrees are also available in every academic department. Founded in 1916, SOAS has produced several heads of state, government ministers, ambassadors, Supreme Court judges, a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, and many other notable leaders in emerging markets, future superpowers and in the Next Eleven. Located in central London, SOAS describes itself as the "world's leading centre for the study of a highly diverse range of subjects concerned with Asia, Africa and the Middle East", and is consistently ranked amongst the top universities in the UK. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/School_of_Oriental_and_African_Studies">Wik... article: School of Oriental and African Studies</a>)

san jose public library

The San José Public Library is the public library system of San Jos&eacute;, California. Its central library, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, is also the main library of the San Jos&eacute; State University. The building of the library in 2003 was the largest single library construction project west of the Mississippi. It has more than 1.6 million items. The building has eight floors that result in more than 475,000 square feet (44,100 m2) of space with a capacity for 2 million volumes. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_José_Public_Library">Wikipedia article: San Jose Public Library</a>)

salzburg research

Salzburg Research Forschungsgesellschaft mbH ist a non-academic research institute in Austria. The research technology organisation specializes in applied research and development in the field of information and communication technologies (ICT) and New Media. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salzburg_Research">Wikipedia article: Salzburg Research</a>)

sakai

Sakai is a community of academic institutions, commercial organizations and individuals who work together to develop a common Collaboration and Learning Environment (CLE). The Sakai CLE is a free, community source, educational software platform distributed under the Educational Community License (a type of open source license). The Sakai CLE is used for teaching, research and collaboration. Systems of this type are also known as Course Management Systems (CMS), Learning Management Systems (LMS), or Virtual Learning Environments (VLE). (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sakai_Project">Wikipedia article: Sakai Project</a>)

rutgers university

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (usually referred to as Rutgers University or just Rutgers), is the largest institution for higher education in New Jersey, United States. It was originally chartered as Queen's College in 1766. It is the eighth-oldest college in the United States and one of the nine Colonial colleges founded before the American Revolution. Rutgers was originally a private university affiliated with the Dutch Reformed Church and admitted only male students, but evolved into a coeducational public research university. Rutgers is one of only two colonial colleges that later became public universities, the other being The College of William and Mary. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rutgers_University">Wikipedia article: Rutgers University</a>)

royal welsh college of music and drama

The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama (Welsh: Coleg Brenhinol Cerdd a Drama Cymru) is a conservatoire located in Cardiff, Wales. The College was established in 1949 as Cardiff College of Music at Cardiff Castle, but has since moved to purpose-built accommodation within the castle grounds of Bute Park near Cardiff University. It later changed its name to the Welsh College of Music & Drama before being awarded its Royal title in The Queen's Golden Jubilee in 2002, making it the fifth conservatoire to be awarded this title. From its opening, the College's degrees were awarded by the University of Wales and in 2004 the College became part of the federal university. In 2007, however, it left the university and became a limited company under the Glamorgan Group, with its degrees now awarded by the University of Glamorgan. The college provides education and training in the performing arts, with approximately two-thirds of its 550 students studying music-related courses and the rest studying drama-related courses. It was the first and is only one of two All-Steinway conservatoires in the UK, along with Leeds College of Music. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Welsh_College_of_Music_%26_Drama">Wik... article: Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama</a>)

royal veterinary college

The Royal Veterinary College (informally the RVC) is a veterinary school located in London, United Kingdom and a constituent college of the federal University of London. The RVC was founded in 1791 and joined the University of London in 1949. It is the oldest and largest veterinary school in the United Kingdom, and one of only five in England where students can study to become a Vet. The RVC is one of the United Hospitals. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Veterinary_College">Wikipedia article: Royal Veterinary College</a>)

royal society of chemistry

The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) is a learned society (professional association) in the United Kingdom with the goal of "advancing the chemical sciences." It was formed in 1980 from the merger of the Chemical Society, the Royal Institute of Chemistry, the Faraday Society and the Society for Analytical Chemistry with a new Royal Charter and the dual role of learned society and professional body. At its inception the Society had a combined membership of 34,000 in the UK and a further 8,000 abroad. The headquarters of the Society are at Burlington House, Piccadilly, London. It also has offices in Thomas Graham House in Cambridge where RSC Publishing is based. The Society has offices in the United States at the University City Science Center, Philadelphia, in both Beijing and Shanghai, China and Bangalore, India. The organisation carries out research, publishes journals, books and databases, as well as hosting conferences, seminars and workshops. It is the professional body for chemistry in the UK, with the ability to award the status of Chartered Chemist (CChem)and, through the Science Council the awards of Chartered Scientist (CSci), Registered Scientist (RSci) and Registered Science Technician )RScTech) to suitably qualified candidates. The designation FRSC is given to a group of elected Fellows who have made major contributions to chemistry. The names of Fellows are published each year in The Times (London). (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Society_of_Chemistry">Wikipedia article: Royal Society of Chemistry</a>)

royal northern college of music

The Royal Northern College of Music is a conservatoire in Chorlton on Medlock, Manchester, England. It is one of four conservatories associated with the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. In addition to being a centre of music education, it is also performance venue for concerts and other musical events. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Northern_College_of_Music">Wikipedia article: Royal Northern College of Music</a>)

royal netherlands academy of arts and sciences

The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (In Dutch abbreviated: KNAW) is an organisation dedicated to the advancement of science and literature in the Netherlands. The Academy is housed at the Trippenhuis in Amsterdam. In addition to various advisory and administrative functions it operates a number of research institutes and awards many prizes, including the Lorentz Medal in theoretical physics, the Leeuwenhoek Medal in microbiology, and the Dr. A.H. Heineken Prizes. The Academy advises the Dutch government on scientific matters. While its advice often pertains to genuine scientific concerns, it also counsels the government on such topics as policy on careers for researchers or the Netherlands' contribution to major international projects. The Academy offers solicited and unsolicited advice to parliament, ministries, universities and research institutes, funding agencies and international organisations. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Netherlands_Academy_of_Arts_and_Scien... article: Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences</a>)

royal meteorological society

The Royal Meteorological Society traces its origins back to 3 April 1850 when the British Meteorological Society was formed as a society the objects of which should be the advancement and extension of meteorological science by determining the laws of climate and of meteorological phenomena in general. Along with nine others, including James Glaisher, John Drew, Edward Joseph Lowe, The Revd Joseph Bancroft Reade, and Samuel Charles Whitbread, Dr John Lee, an astronomer, of Hartwell House, near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire founded in the library of his house the British Meteorological Society, which became the Royal Meteorological Society. It became The Meteorological Society in 1866, when it was incorporated by Royal Charter, and the Royal Meteorological Society in 1883, when Her Majesty Queen Victoria granted the privilege of adding 'Royal' to the title. Along with 74 others, the famous meteorologist Luke Howard joined the original 15 members of the Society at its first ordinary meeting on 7 May 1850. As of 2008 it has more than 3,000 members worldwide. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Meteorological_Society">Wikipedia article: Royal Meteorological Society</a>)

royal irish academy

The Royal Irish Academy (RIA), based in Dublin, is an all-Ireland, independent, academic body that promotes study and excellence in the sciences, humanities and social sciences. It is one of Ireland's premier learned societies and cultural institutions and currently has around 420 Members, elected in recognition of their academic achievements. The Academy was established in 1785 and granted royal charter in 1786. Until the late 19th century it was also the owner of the main national collection of Irish antiquities. It presented its collection of archaeological artefacts and similar items, which included such famous pieces as the Tara Brooch, to what is now the National Museum of Ireland, but retains its very significant collection of manuscripts. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Irish_Academy">Wikipedia article: Royal Irish Academy</a>)

royal holloway university of london

Royal Holloway, University of London (RHUL) is a constituent college of the University of London. The college has three faculties, 18 academic departments, and about 8,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students from over 130 different countries. The campus is located slightly west of Egham, Surrey, within the boundary of the Greater London Urban Area, although outside of the M25 motorway and some 20 miles (32 km) from the geographic centre of London. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Holloway,_University_of_London">Wikip... article: Royal Holloway, University of London</a>)

royal holloway

Royal Holloway, University of London (RHUL) is a constituent college of the University of London. The college has three faculties, 18 academic departments, and about 8,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students from over 130 different countries. The campus is located slightly west of Egham, Surrey, within the boundary of the Greater London Urban Area, although outside of the M25 motorway and some 20 miles (32 km) from the geographic centre of London. (Excerpt from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Holloway,_University_of_London">Wikip... article: Royal Holloway, University of London</a>)

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