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dublin city university

Dublin City University (abbreviated as DCU) is a university situated between Glasnevin, Santry, Ballymun and Whitehall on the Northside of Dublin in Ireland. Created as the National Institute for Higher Education, Dublin in 1975, it enrolled its first students in 1980 and was elevated to university status (along with the University of Limerick) in 1989 by statute. The university currently has around 6,000 undergraduate students, over 600 research postgraduates, 1,800 taught postgraduate students and over 35,000 alumni. In addition the university has around 1,100 distance education (Oscail) students. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Dublin City University)

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emory university

Emory University is a private research university in metropolitan Atlanta, located in the Druid Hills section of unincorporated DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. The university was founded as Emory College in 1836 in Oxford, Georgia by a small group of Methodists and was named in honor of Methodist bishop John Emory. A land-grant by Asa Candler, the president of The Coca-Cola Company, allowed the small college to move to metropolitan Atlanta in 1915 and become rechartered as Emory University. The university's mission statement is "to create, preserve, teach, and apply knowledge in the service of humanity." Emory is ranked 20th among national universities in the U.S. News & World Report. Newsweek named it one of its 25 "New Ivies" in 2006. The university has nearly 3,000 faculty members; awards and honors recognizing Emory faculty include the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, National Humanities Medal, Guggenheim Fellowship, Fulbright Fellowship, and membership in the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Emory University)

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goettingen state and university library

The Goettingen State and University Library is the library for Goettingen University as well as the central library for the German State of Lower Saxony (with its central catalogue), and the library for the Goettingen Academy of Sciences. It also houses the Goettinger Digitalisierungszentrum (Center for Retrospective Digitization), the GBV regional library consortium offices, and numerous projects in librarianship and related fields as well as providing such online services as its virtual library and vascoda. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Goettingen State and University Library)

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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 Wikipedia article: Harper Adams University College)

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linden lab

Linden Research, Inc., d/b/a Linden Lab, is a privately held American Internet company that is best known as the creator of Second Life. The company's head office is in San Francisco, with additional offices in Boston, Seattle, Reston, Virginia and Davis, California. Its offices in Mountain View, Brighton, Singapore and Amsterdam were closed in 2010. In addition, the company employs remote workers that communicate and collaborate on projects using Second Life technology. The company, founded in 1999, employs numerous established high-tech veterans, including former executives from Electronic Arts, eBay, Disney, Adobe, and Apple. The company's founder and original CEO is Philip Rosedale, a former CTO of Real Networks. Although Linden Lab's Second Life platform was not the first online virtual world entry, it has gained a large amount of attention due to its expanding user base and unique policy that allows participants to own the intellectual property rights to the inworld content that they create. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Linden Lab)

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london metropolitan university

London Metropolitan University (London Met), located in London, England, was formed on 1 August 2002 by the amalgamation of the University of North London (est.1896) and the London Guildhall University (est.1848). The University has campuses in the City of London and in the London Borough of Islington. The University operates its own archives, libraries and museum. The Women's Library houses the archives of the Fawcett Society, and other material on the history of feminism. The other collections are the TUC Library, the Irish Studies Collection and The Frederick Parker Collection. In 2011, following a review of its undergraduate education provision which revealed that 80% of its students were on just 80 courses, London Met announced it would be slimming down its course offering. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: London Metropolitan University)

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national university of ireland

The National University of Ireland (NUI) is a federal university system of constituent universities, previously called constituent colleges, and recognised colleges set up under the Irish Universities Act, 1908, and significantly amended by the Universities Act, 1997. The constituent universities are for all essential purposes independent universities, except that the degrees and diplomas are those of the National University of Ireland with its seat in Dublin. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National University of Ireland)

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open knowledge initiative

The Open Knowledge Initiative (O.K.I.) is an organization responsible for the specification of software interfaces comprising a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) based on high level service definitions. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Open Knowledge Initiative (OKI))

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oucs

Oxford University Computing Services (OUCS) provides the central Information Technology services for the University of Oxford. The service is based at 13 Banbury Road in central north Oxford, England, near the junction with Keble Road. Oxford University Computing Services offers facilities, training and advice to members of the University in all aspects of academic computing. OUCS is responsible for the core networks reaching all departments and colleges of Oxford University. OUCS is made up of 5 technical and one administration group. Each group has responsibility for different aspects of OUCS services supplied to the University. The 5 technical groups are: Learning Technologies, Information and Support, Network Systems Management Services, Infrastructure Systems and Services Group, and Network and Telecommunications. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Oxford University Computing Services)

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oxford internet institute

The Oxford Internet Institute (OII) is a multi-disciplinary institute based at the University of Oxford, England, and housed in buildings owned by Balliol College, Oxford. It is devoted to the study of the societal implications of the Internet, with the aim of shaping research, policy and practice in the UK, Europe and around the world. It is the main UK member of the World Internet Project. Since 2006 the OII has run its own doctoral programme entitled "Information, Communication, and the Social Sciences." In October 2009 it launched a one-year MSc called "The Social Science of the Internet." The OII is located at the southern end of St Giles' in central Oxford near the Martyrs' Memorial. It celebrated its first decade in 2011. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Oxford Internet Institute)

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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 Wikipedia article: Royal Meteorological Society)

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simon fraser university

Simon Fraser University (commonly referred to as SFU) is a Canadian public research university in British Columbia with its main campus on Burnaby Mountain in Burnaby, and satellite campuses in Vancouver and Surrey. The 1.7 km2 (0.66 sq mi) main campus in Burnaby, located 20 km (12 mi) from downtown Vancouver, was established in 1965 and has more than 35,000 students and 950 faculty members. The university is adjacent to a new urban village, called UniverCity, also on top of Burnaby Mountain. SFU was ranked 1st among Canada’s Comprehensive Universities in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 by Maclean's. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Simon Fraser University)

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university college cork

University College Cork (UCC) is a constituent university of the National University of Ireland. The university is located in Cork. The university was founded as a college in 1845 as Queen's College, Cork. It became University College, Cork, under the Irish Universities Act of 1908. The Universities Act, 1997 renamed the university as National University of Ireland, Cork, and a Ministerial Order of 1998 renamed the university as University College Cork - National University of Ireland, Cork , though it continues to be almost universally known as University College Cork. The university was named Irish University of the Year by the Sunday Times in 2003, 2005, and 2011. In 2011 the QS World University Rankings ranked the university 181 in the world, placing it amongst the top 2% of universities worldwide. The university also received a 5-star rating in the QS University Rankings 2011. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University College Cork)

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university of alberta

The University of Alberta (U of A) is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was founded in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta and Henry Marshall Tory, its first president. It has been recognized by the ARWU as one of the best universities in Canada. The university's main campus consists of over 90 buildings and covers 50 city blocks on the south rim of the North Saskatchewan River valley, directly across from downtown Edmonton. Its enabling legislation is the Post-secondary Learning Act. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Alberta)

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university of durham

The University of Durham, commonly known as Durham University, is a university in Durham, England. It was founded by Act of Parliament in 1832 and granted a Royal Charter in 1837. It was one of the first universities to open in England for more than 600 years and has a claim towards being the third oldest university in England. Durham is a collegiate university, with its main functions divided between the academic departments of the University and 16 colleges. In general, the departments perform research and provide lectures to students, while the colleges are responsible for the domestic arrangements and welfare of undergraduate students, graduate students, post-doctoral researchers and some University staff. The University is seen as very prestigious and is consistently one of the highest ranked universities in the UK. "Long established as a leading alternative to Oxford and Cambridge", the University attracts "a largely middle-class student body" according to The Times Good University Guide. The University was named Sunday Times University of the Year in 2005, having previously been shortlisted for the award in 2004. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Durham)

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university of pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private research university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States and is one of the eight members of the Ivy League. Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States,[note 2] and is considered the first university in the United States, with both undergraduate and graduate studies. It is also one of the Colonial Colleges. Incorporated as The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn is one of 14 founding members of the Association of American Universities. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Pennsylvania)

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university of southern queensland

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is based in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. The institution was established in 1967 as the Queensland Institute of Technology (Darling Downs). In 1971, it became the Darling Downs Institute of Advanced Education, then the University College of Southern Queensland in 1990 and finally the University of Southern Queensland in 1992. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Southern Queensland)

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west yorkshire archive service

West Yorkshire Joint Services (WYJS) provides certain public services to the five districts of West Yorkshire, England (Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield). It is jointly funded by the five district councils, pro rata to their population, and is run by a committee of equal numbers of councillors from the five councils. It "brings together a number of key services which the five district councils of West Yorkshire recognise can be more effectively delivered on a county-wide basis". and its declared aim is "protecting consumers, business and the heritage of West Yorkshire". When West Yorkshire Metropolitan County Council was abolished in 1988, a "Joint Committee Arrangement" was established, to continue to provide archaeology, archives and trading standards services for the five successor district councils. In 1997 the Joint Services were created, to avoid duplication of resources across these services; it is based near Morley, Leeds. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: West Yorkshire Archive Service)

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york university

The University of York (informally York University, or simply York, occasionally abbreviated as Ebor. for post-nominals), is an academic institution located in the city of York, England. Established in 1963, the campus university has expanded to more than thirty departments and centres, covering a wide range of subjects. In 2003 it attracted the highest research income per capita of any UK university . The university has built a reputation in less than half a century that places it among the top 20 universities in Europe, and the top 90 universities in the world, according to the 2010 QS World University Rankings. In the last Research Assessment Exercise in 2008, York was also named as the 8th best research institution in the United Kingdom. The university was named Sunday Times university of the year in 2003 and Times Higher Education university of the year in 2010. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of York)

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alt-c

The ALT annual conference, altc or alt-c, is the UK's main conference for learning technologists and one the the largest conferences of its kind. It is held over three days every September, providing a valuable and practical forum for practitioners, researchers, managers and policy-makers from education and industry to solve problems, explore, reflect, influence and learn. (Excerpt from this source)

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