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becta

Becta (formerly known as the British Educational Communications and Technology Agency) was a non-departmental public body (popularly known as a Quango)] funded by the Department for Children, Schools and Families, in the UK It was a charity and a company limited by guarantee. In the post-election spending review in May 2010, it was announced that Becta was to be abolished. The organisation went into liquidation in April 2011 following its funding from government ceasing in March 2011. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Becta)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1.3%.
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berlin-brandenburg academy of sciences and humanities

The Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften) is the academy of sciences of the German states Berlin and Brandenburg. As the word "Wissenschaft", in German includes both the natural sciences and the humanities, the academy's title is best translated as Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. The Academy building is located in central Berlin. The academy was constituted in 1993, and is the last in a series of earlier Berlin academies, including the Prussian Academy of Sciences and the GDR's German Academy of Sciences Berlin. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.1%.
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birkbeck college

Birkbeck, University of London, sometimes referred to by its former (and still legal) name Birkbeck College or by the abbreviation BBK, is a constituent college of the University of London. At the undergraduate level, it aims at working people who want to study for degrees in the evenings (adult education). At the postgraduate level, it offers many Master's degree programmes that can be studied either part-time or full-time, though nearly all teaching is in the evening. It also admits full-time (as well as part-time) students for PhDs. Its staff members have diverse research reputations. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Birkbeck College)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.6%.
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birmingham city university

Birmingham City University (formerly Birmingham Polytechnic and the University of Central England in Birmingham) is a British University in the city of Birmingham, England. It is one of three universities in the city, the other two being the University of Birmingham and Aston University. Established in 1971, it was designated as a polytechnic until 1992, when it gained university status. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Birmingham City University)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.9%.
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blackboard

Blackboard Inc. was formed by joining two companies: CourseInfo LLC, founded by Daniel Cane and Stephen Gilfus, and Blackboard LLC, founded by Michael Chasen and Matthew Pittinsky. Originally the Blackboard company began as a consulting firm contracting to the non-profit IMS Global Learning Consortium. In 1998, it merged with CourseInfo LLC, a small course management software provider that originated at Cornell University. The combined company became known as Blackboard Inc. The first line of e-learning products was branded Blackboard CourseInfo LLC, but the CourseInfo brand was dropped in 2000. Blackboard went public in June 2004. Blackboard software is used by over 3700 educational institutions in more than 60 countries. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Blackboard)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1.4%.
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bldsc

The British Library Document Supply Services manages its collections as a single entity. Material is selected according to our collection development policy. A significant portion is available for loan, and the collection is probably the largest in the world devoted to the provision of remote document delivery. It covers every aspect of scientific, technical, medical and human knowledge, in many languages. Formats managed include journals, books, conferences, reports, patents, theses, official publications, music scores and images. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: British Library Document Supply Services)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.9%.
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bnf

The Bibliotheque nationale de France (BnF) is the National Library of France, located in Paris. It is intended to be the repository of all that is published in France. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: French National Library)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.7%.
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bodleian libraries

The Bodleian Libraries are a collection of approximately 40 libraries that serve the University of Oxford, including, most famously, the Bodleian Library itself, as well as many other (but not all) central and faculty libraries. Together, the libraries hold 11 million printed items, as well as numerous other objects and artefacts. A major product of this collaboration has been a joint integrated library system, OLIS (Oxford Libraries Information System), and its public interface, SOLO (Search Oxford Libraries Online), which provides a union electronic catalogue covering all member libraries, as well as the libraries of individual colleges and other faculty libraries, which are not members of the group but do share cataloguing information. The group, founded in February 2000, was known as the Oxford University Library Services (OULS) until 2 March 2010 (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Bodleian Libraries)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.2%.
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bournemouth university

Bournemouth University is a university in and around the large south coast town of Bournemouth, UK (although its main campus is actually situated in neighbouring Poole). It has several well respected (John Kimble, 1999) departments including The School of Applied Sciences (which focuses upon Archaeology, Anthropology, Geography and Forensic Sciences), The School of Health and Social Care, The School of Tourism, The Business School, School of Design, Engineering & Computing and The Media School. The reputed Bournemouth Media School is recognised as the only Centre for Excellence in Media Practice. Traditionally known for its focus on professional courses, in the 2000s Bournemouth University invested in research to underpin its curriculum and maximise its contribution to the regional and national economies; the University already has a variety of specialist research groups including The Market Research Group. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Bournemouth University)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.5%.
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brightsolid

Founded in 1995 brightsolid is one of the UK’s pioneering internet companies and a leading online publishing and online technology business. We provide innovative online solutions to our customers, whether that is a FTSE100 company requiring absolute reliability and performance in their IT infrastructure or a consumer researching their family history from the comfort of their home. Two main operating businesses are: online publishing; online technology. brightsolid online innovation is owned by Publisher DC Thomson (Excerpt from this source)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.1%.
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british antarctic survey

The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) is the United Kingdom's national Antarctic operation and has an active role in Antarctic affairs. BAS is part of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and has over 400 staff. It operates five research stations, two ships and five aircraft in and around Antarctica. BAS addresses key global and regional issues. This involves joint research projects with over 40 UK universities and more than 120 national and international collaborations. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: British Antarctic Survey)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.1%.
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british medical association

The British Medical Association (BMA) is the professional association and registered trade union for doctors in the United Kingdom. The association does not regulate or certify doctors, a responsibility which lies with the General Medical Council. The association’s headquarters are located in BMA House, Tavistock Square, London. Additionally, the Association has national offices in Cardiff, Belfast, and Edinburgh, a European office in Brussels and a number of offices in English regions. The BMA has a range of representative and scientific committees and is recognised by National Health Service employers as sole contract negotiators for doctors. The aim for the BMA is "to promote the medical and allied sciences, and to maintain the honour and interests of the medical profession". (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: British Medical Association)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.6%.
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british museum

The British Museum is a museum of human history and culture in London. Its collections, which number more than seven million objects, are amongst the largest and most comprehensive in the world and originate from all continents, illustrating and documenting the story of human culture from its beginnings to the present. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: British Museum)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.8%.
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british oceanographic data centre

The British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC) is a national facility for looking after and distributing data about the marine environment. BODC deal with a range of physical, chemical and biological data, which help scientists provide answers to both local questions (such as the likelihood of coastal flooding) and global issues (such as the impact of climate change). BODC is the designated marine science data centre for the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). The centre provides a resource for science, education and industry, as well as the general public. BODC is hosted by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), Liverpool. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: British Oceanographic Data Centre)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.1%.
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brunel university

Brunel University is a higher education institution situated in Uxbridge, West London, England. In the latest Government Research Assessment Exercise, 82% of research submitted was rated as of international standing. The university has recently spent £250 million redeveloping its campus, including new and refurbished social, teaching and sporting facilities. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Brunel University)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.1%.
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bsi

BSI Group, also known in its home market as the British Standards Institution (or BSI), is a multinational business services provider whose principal activity is the production of standards and the supply of standards-related services. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: BSI)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.2%.
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bufvc

The British Universities Film & Video Council (BUFVC) is a representative body promoting the production, study and use of moving image, sound and related media for learning and research. It is a Limited Company of Charity status serving post compulsory education interests in the UK. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: BUFVC)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.6%.
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california digital library

The California Digital Library, or CDL, is the University of California's 11th University Library. The CDL was founded to assist the ten University of California libraries in sharing their resources and holdings more effectively, in part through negotiating and acquiring consortial licenses on behalf of the entire University of California libraries system. Its current mission is to support the assembly and creative use of the world's scholarship and knowledge for the University of California libraries and the communities they serve. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: California Digital Library)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1.4%.
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canterbury christ church university

Canterbury Christ Church University is a university in Canterbury, Kent, England. The University has developed rapidly since its inception in 1962 and now has nearly 20,000 students based at campuses across Kent, in Canterbury, Broadstairs, Folkestone, Medway and Tunbridge Wells. As well as being the largest centre of higher education in Kent for the public services ‐ notably teacher training, health and social care, and the emergency services ‐ the university also offers an extensive range of academic and professional programmes, from credit bearing higher education entry certificates through to doctorates and research degrees. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Canterbury Christ Church University)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.3%.
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cardiff university

Cardiff University is a university located in the Cathays Park area of Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom. It received its Royal charter in 1883 and is a member of the Russell Group of Universities. The university is consistently recognised as providing the best university education in Wales. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, almost 60 per cent of all research at Cardiff University was assessed as world-leading or internationally excellent - 4* and 3* the top two categories of assessment. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Cardiff University)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.5%.
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