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pasig

The Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) is open to institutions and commercial organizations interested in working with Oracle in learning and sharing practical experiences in the following: 1) Comparison of high-level OAIS architectures, services-oriented architecture work, and use cases. 2) Sharing of best practices and software code. 3) Cooperation on standard, open, 'in-a-box' solutions around repository technologiesReview of storage architectures and trends and their relation to preservation and archiving architectures and eResearch data set management. 4) Discussion of the uses of commercial third party and community-developed solutions. The organization is focused on sharing open computing solutions and best practices. But while sharing information about the state-of-the-art developments in standards and open source is important, this is not a standards-setting organization. (Excerpt from this source)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.1%.
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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%.
12 29 124.2

national library of wales

The National Library of Wales (Welsh: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru), Aberystwyth, is the national legal deposit library of Wales; one of the Welsh Government sponsored bodies. Welsh is its main medium of communication. However, it aims to deliver all public services in Welsh and English. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National Library of Wales)

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

Ordnance Survey, an executive agency and non-ministerial government department of the Government of the United Kingdom, is the national mapping agency for Great Britain, producing maps of Great Britain (and to an extent, the Isle of Man), and one of the world's largest producers of maps. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Ordnance Survey)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.9%.
16 29 13.8

queensland university of technology

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a research university in Brisbane, Australia. QUT is located on three campuses in the Brisbane area: Gardens Point, Kelvin Grove, and Caboolture. The university has approximately 35,000 undergraduate students and 5,000 post graduate students, of which 6,000 are international students. It has over 4 000 staff members, and an annual budget of more than AU$750 million. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Queensland University of Technology)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.7%.
13 29 775.5

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 Wikipedia article: School of Oriental and African Studies)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1%.
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university of reading

The University of Reading is a university in the English town of Reading, Berkshire. The University was established in 1892 as University College, Reading and received its Royal Charter in 1926. It is based on several campuses in, and around, the town of Reading. The University has a long tradition of research, education and training at a local, national and international level. It offers traditional degrees and also less usual and other vocationally relevant ones. It was awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 1998, 2005 and again in 2009. It is one of the ten most research intensive universities in the UK and ranked in the top 200 universities in the world by QS. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Reading)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.8%.
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university of virginia

The University of Virginia (often abbreviated as UVA or Virginia) is a public research university located in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. Established in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson, it is the only university in the United States to be designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, an honor it shares with nearby Monticello. UVA is one of the eight original Public Ivies. The 2012 edition of U.S. News & World Report ranks the University of Virginia as the 2nd best public university in the United States, and the overall 25th best university in the nation. The University is notable for having highly ranked programs in English and American Literature, creative writing, undergraduate business, graduate business, nursing, law, and medicine. The University is also recognized as one of the top producers of Fortune 500 CEOs (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Virginia)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1.1%.
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yale university

Yale University is a private Ivy League university located in New Haven, Connecticut, United States. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States. Yale Law School is consistently ranked as the top law school in the United States while the university is ranked among the top universities in the world. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Yale University)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1.1%.
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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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national library of the netherlands

The National Library of the Netherlands (Dutch: Koninklijke Bibliotheek or KB) is based in The Hague and was founded in 1798. The mission of the National Library of the Netherlands, as presented on the library's web site, is to provide "access to the knowledge and culture of the past and the present by providing high-quality services for research, study, and cultural experience". (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National Library of the Netherlands)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1.1%.
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stanford university

The Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly referred to as Stanford University or Stanford, is a private research university on an 8,180-acre (3,310 ha) campus located near Palo Alto, California. It is situated in the northwestern Santa Clara Valley on the San Francisco Peninsula, approximately 20 miles (32 km) northwest of San Jose and 37 miles (60 km) southeast of San Francisco. Following World War II, Provost Frederick Terman supported faculty and graduates' entrepreneurialism to build self-sufficient local industry in what would become known as Silicon Valley. By 1970, Stanford was home to a linear accelerator, was one of the original four ARPANET nodes, and had transformed itself into a major research university in computer science, mathematics, natural sciences, and social sciences. More than 50 Stanford faculty, staff, and alumni have won the Nobel Prize and Stanford has the largest number of Turing award winners for a single institution. Stanford faculty and alumni have founded many prominent technology companies including Cisco Systems, Google, Hewlett-Packard, LinkedIn, Netscape Communications, Rambus, Silicon Graphics, Sun Microsystems, Varian Associates, and Yahoo!. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Stanford University)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1.3%.
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university of california berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley (also referred to as UC Berkeley, Cal Berkeley, Berkeley, or simply Cal), is a teaching and research university established in 1868 and located in Berkeley, California, USA. Berkeley is the most consistently well ranked university in the world overall as shown by a meta-analysis of subject/departmental data over the last sixteen years from the United States National Research Council, the US News & World Report, and Times Higher Education. Berkeley has the highest number of distinguished graduate programs ranked in the top 10 in their fields by the United States National Research Council. Among other honors, University faculty, alumni, and researchers have won 66 Nobel Prizes, 9 Wolf Prizes, 7 Fields Medals, 15 Turing Awards, 45 MacArthur Fellowships, 20 Academy Awards, and 11 Pulitzer Prizes. To date, UC Berkeley and its researchers are associated with 6 chemical elements of the periodic table (Californium, Seaborgium, Berkelium, Einsteinium, Fermium, Lawrencium) and Berkeley Lab has discovered 16 chemical elements in total - more than any other university in the world (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of California, Berkeley)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1.2%.
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ukerna

JANET(UK) is the trading name for the JNT Association, which since 1994 has had responsibility for the management of the United Kingdom’s Higher Education networking programme. It manages the operation and development of the JANET network, which links the UK’s education and research organisations to each other, as well as to the rest of the world through links to the global Internet. It does this under a Service Level Agreement from JISC. Until 7 June 2007, the JNT Association traded as UKERNA, the United Kingdom Education and Research Network Association. The change of name was made so as to identify the company more closely with its core activity, management of JANET. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: JANET(UK))

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1.1%.
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university of queensland

The University of Queensland, also known as UQ, is a public university located in Brisbane, Australia. Founded in 1909, it is the oldest university in Queensland and the fifth in the nation. The main campus is located in St Lucia, southwest of the Brisbane CBD. UQ is a member of the Australia's Group of Eight lobby group, and the Universitas 21, an international network of research-intensive universities, and is colloquially known as a "sandstone university". UQ is ranked among the top universities, both in Australia and the world. In 2009, the Australian Cancer Research Foundation reported that UQ have taken the lead in numerous areas of cancer research, having awarded almost $10 million in grants over a three year period. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Queensland)

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

The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) is an Australian government department. Renamed in 2007 from DEST (Department of Education, Science and Training) which in turn was renamed from DETYA (Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs), it absorbed the former departments of Education and Training, and Employment and Workplace Relations. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: DEST)

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

The Georgia Institute of Technology (commonly called Georgia Tech, Tech, and GT) is a public research university in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States. It is a part of the University System of Georgia and has satellite campuses in Savannah, Georgia; Metz, France; Athlone, Ireland; Shanghai, China; and Singapore. The educational institution was founded in 1885 as the Georgia School of Technology as part of Reconstruction plans to build an industrial economy in the post-Civil War Southern United States. Initially, it offered only a degree in mechanical engineering. By 1901, its curriculum had expanded to include electrical, civil, and chemical engineering. In 1948, the school changed its name to reflect its evolution from a trade school to a larger and more capable technical institute and research university. Today, Georgia Tech is organized into six colleges and contains about 31 departments/units, with a strong emphasis on science and technology. It is well recognized for its degree programs in engineering, computing, management, the sciences, architecture, and liberal arts. Tech is consistently ranked as one of the top 10 public universities in the nation and is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Georgia Institute of Technology)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.7%.
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queens university belfast

Queen's University Belfast is a public research university in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The university's official title, per its charter, is the Queen's University of Belfast. It is often referred to simply as Queen's, or by the abbreviation QUB. The university was chartered in 1845, and opened in 1849 as 'Queen's College, Belfast', but has roots going back to 1810 and the Royal Belfast Academical Institution. Queen's is a member of the Russell Group of the UK's 20 leading research intensive universities, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the European University Association, Universities Ireland and Universities UK. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Queen's University Belfast)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1.5%.
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tilburg university

Tilburg University is an academic institution of higher education, specialising in the social sciences (especially economics) and law, located in Tilburg in the southern part of the Netherlands. Tilburg University has a student population of about 13,000 students, about 8 per cent of whom are international students. This percentage has steadily increased over the past years. TU offers both Dutch-taught and English-taught programmes. The institution has gained a reputation in both research and education. In the field of economics, the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration ranked #1 in Europe for the second consecutive time in 2007 according to the Journal of the European Economic Association with regard to publications in top journals. In 2007 the Executive MBA programme at the university's TiasNimbas Business School ranked # 11 in the world according to the Financial Times. In the field of law, Tilburg University was ranked #1 in the Netherlands for the last three years according to Elsevier Magazine, and came in second to Cambridge University in a ranking of European law schools. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Tilburg University)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.8%.
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university of illinois

The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (U of I, UIUC, or simply Illinois) is a large public research-intensive university in the state of Illinois, United States. It is the flagship campus of the University of Illinois system. The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is the second oldest public university in the state, second to Illinois State University, and is a founding member of the Big Ten Conference. It is considered a Public Ivy and is a member of the Association of American Universities. The university is designated as a RU/VH Research University (very high research activities). The campus library system possesses the third-largest university library in the United States and the sixth-largest in the country overall. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Illinois)

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