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aston university

Aston University is a "plate glass" campus university situated at Gosta Green, in the city centre of Birmingham, England. Established in 1895 as the Birmingham Municipal Technical School, Aston was granted its Royal Charter as Aston University on 22 April 1966. Following from its background in Technology, Business, Sciences, Engineering and applied subjects, Aston continues to have a focus on industry and commerce. The university also has a School of Languages and Social Sciences. A majority of undergraduate students are registered on courses leading to a BSc and 70% of eligible undergraduate students at Aston are enrolled on four-year "sandwich" courses, spending a year abroad or on industry placements. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Aston University)

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bangor university

Bangor University (Welsh: Prifysgol Bangor) is a university based in the city of Bangor in the county of Gwynedd in North Wales. Until 1 September 2007 the University was part of the federal University of Wales, and was officially known for most of its history as the University College of North Wales ("UCNW", Coleg Prifysgol Gogledd Cymru in Welsh). From 1995 until 31 August 2007 the University was known as University of Wales, Bangor ("UWB") and Prifysgol Cymru, Bangor ("PCB"). (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Bangor University)

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bar-ilan university

Bar-Ilan University is a university in Ramat Gan of the Tel Aviv District, Israel. Established in 1955, Bar Ilan is now Israel's second-largest academic institution. It has nearly 26,800 students (including 9,000 students in its affiliated regional colleges) and 1,350 faculty members. Bar-Ilan University has eight faculties: Exact Sciences, Life Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, Jewish Studies, Medicine, Engineering, and Law. There are also interdisciplinary studies. The University aims to forge closer links between Torah and universal studies, "to blend tradition with modern technologies and scholarship, and teach the compelling ethics of Jewish heritage to all... to synthesize the ancient and modern, the sacred and the material, the spiritual and the scientific." (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Bar-Ilan University)

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barnet and southgate college

Barnet and Southgate College is a further education college in North London, England in the United Kingdom. It has three main campuses and two other learning centres in the London Borough of Barnet and the London Borough of Enfield, and is a member of the 157 Group of colleges. The College was formed on 1 November 2011 with the merger between Barnet College and Southgate College. Courses taught include academic qualifications (such as AS and A Levels), to more vocational studies such as City and Guilds courses and BTEC diplomas. The College also runs higher education courses (such as Foundation degrees) in a number of subjects. It has approximately 21,000 students. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Barnet and Southgate College)

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bath spa university

Bath Spa University is a university based in, and around, Bath, England. The institution was previously known as Bath College of Higher Education, and later Bath Spa University College. It gained full university status in August 2005. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Bath Spa University)

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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)

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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)

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digital peer publishing

Digital Peer Publishing NRW (DiPP) is a large-scale project initiated by the Ministry for Science and Research in North Rhine-Westphalia and implemented by the Hochschulbibliothekszentrum NRW ‘University Libraries Center’ in Cologne. The Ministry for Science and Research in North Rhine-Westphalia has acted as initiator for the Open Access Initiative: Digital Peer Publishing NRW. This initiative encourages the foundation and expansion of scientific e-journals.The goal is to increase the number of high-quality scientific publications, as well as to develop new methods of network-based cooperative information management and anchor these as far as possible. These in turn enable speedy, open, and transparent digital peer publishing in an attractive environment. (Excerpt from this source)

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dnb

The German National Library (Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, abbreviated DNB) is the central archival library and national bibliographic centre for the Federal Republic of Germany. Its task, unique in Germany, is to collect, permanently archive, comprehensively document and record bibliographically all German and German-language publications from 1913 on, foreign publications about Germany, translations of German works, and the works of German-speaking emigrants published abroad between 1933 and 1945, and to make them available to the public. The German National Library maintains co-operative external relations on the national and international level. For example, it is the leading partner in developing and maintaining bibliographic rules and standards in Germany and plays a significant role in the development of international library standards. The cooperation with publishers is regulated by law since 1935 for the Deutsche Bücherei Leipzig, since 1969 for the Deutsche Bibliothek Frankfurt. Duties are shared between the facilities in Leipzig and Frankfurt am Main, with each center focusing its work in specific specialty areas. A third facility, the Deutsches Musikarchiv Berlin (founded 1970), deals with all music-related archiving (both printed and recorded materials). (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: German National Library)

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humboldt university berlin

The Humboldt University of Berlin (German Humboldt-Universität 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-Universität), 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 Wikipedia article: Humboldt University Berlin)

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ims glc

IMS Global Learning Consortium (usually known as ITIMS or IMS GLC) is a global, nonprofit, member organization that strives to enable the growth and impact of learning technology in the education and corporate learning sectors worldwide. IMS GLC members provide leadership in shaping and growing the learning industry through community development of interoperability and adoption practice standards and recognition of the return on investment from learning and educational technology. Their main activity is to develop interoperability standards and adoption practice standards for distributed learning, some of which like QTI and Content Packaging are very widely used. Although the IMS has produced many good specifications, some criticism of it centers on the fact that, unlike most bodies working in the standards space, it requires large membership fees for organizations or individuals seeking to review or comment on its work. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Global Learning Consortium)

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minnesota state colleges and universities

The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System (commonly abbreviated as "MnSCU") comprises 31 colleges and universities, including 24 two-year colleges and seven state universities. Its headquarters are in Suite 350 of the Wells Fargo Place in St. Paul. The system is separate from the University of Minnesota system. he Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system of distinct and collaborative institutions offers higher education that meets the personal and career goals of a wide range of individual learners, enhances the quality of life for all Minnesotans and sustains vibrant economies throughout the state. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System)

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new mexico state university

New Mexico State University at Las Cruces (officially New Mexico State University, although also commonly referred to as NMSU-Las Cruces, NMSU, or NM State), is a major land-grant university in Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States. It is the second largest four year university in the state in terms of total enrollment across all campuses as of 2011, It also has campuses in Alamogordo, Carlsbad, Doña Ana County, and Grants, with extension and research centers across New Mexico (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: New Mexico State University)

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new york university

New York University (NYU) is a private, nonsectarian research university based in New York City. NYU's main campus is situated in the Greenwich Village section of Manhattan. Founded in 1831, NYU is one of the largest private, nonprofit institutions of higher education in the United States. NYU is regularly ranked as one of the top academic institutions in the world. The university counts 33 Nobel Prize winners, 3 Abel Prize winners, 16 Pulitzer Prize winners, 21 Academy Award winners, and Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award winners. NYU also has MacArthur and Guggenheim Fellowship holders as well as National Academy of Sciences members among its past and present graduates and faculty. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: New York University)

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north lincolnshire library

North Lincolnshire Council's libraries and information service offers an extensive range of services to the local community. It operates one central library, 14 branch libraries and a mobile library service. Library users can select from a wide variety of books and other materials. (Excerpt from this source)

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ogc

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), an international voluntary consensus standards organization, originated in 1994. In the OGC, more than 400 commercial, governmental, nonprofit and research organizations worldwide collaborate in a consensus process encouraging development and implementation of open standards for geospatial content and services, GIS data processing and data sharing. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Open Geospatial Consortium)

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oslo university college

slo University College (OUC) is the largest state university college in Norway, with more than 18,000 students and approximately 1800 employees. OUC offers the broadest portfolio of professional studies available in Norway. OUC was established August 1, 1994 when the Norwegian college system was restructured and 18 smaller colleges in the Oslo area merged. Most of the school is now (from 2007) located in the city centre of Oslo along Pilestredet street. The main campus is the previous Frydenlund Brewery near Bislett stadium. Oslo University College and Akershus University College merged into Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences on August 1, 2011. The language of instruction is Norwegian, but certain courses are taught in English. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Oslo University College)

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rdtf

Resource Discovery Taskforce (RDTF) has been organised by JISC and Research Libraries UK. Its purpose is to focus on defining the requirements for the provision of a shared UK infrastructure for libraries, archives, museums and related resources to support education and research. The focus will be on catalogues/metadata that can assist in access to objects/resources. With a special reference to serials, books, archives/special collections, museum collections, digital repository content and other born digital content. This will interpret the shared UK infrastructure as part of global information provision. (Excerpt from this source)

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terminalfour

TerminalFour is a developer and provider of internet content management systems, based in Dublin, Ireland. TerminalFour was founded in 1996 by then-Dublin City University student Piero Tintori. As well as educational institutions, TerminalFour also targets public sector bodies, companies with multilingual content and the financial services sector. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: TerminalFour)

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university of chester

The University of Chester is a public research university located in Chester, United Kingdom. The University, based on a main campus in Chester and a smaller campus in Warrington, offers a range of foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate courses, as well as undertaking academic research. Chester is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Cathedrals Group, the North West Universities Association and Universities UK. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Chester)

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