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university of hull

The University of Hull, also known as Hull University, is an English university, founded in 1927, located in Hull, a city in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Though classed as a provincial or "redbrick university", its expansion in recent decades has seen the addition of a variety of building styles from the traditional main buildings. The main campus is home to the Hull York Medical School, a joint initiative with the University of York. Students are served by Hull University Union. The University's Brynmor Jones Library was the workplace of the poet Philip Larkin who served as its Head Librarian for thirty years. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Hull)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 3.6%.
62 130

niso

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) is a United States non-profit standards organization that develops, maintains and publishes technical standards related to publishing, bibliographic and library applications. It was founded in 1939, incorporated as a not-for-profit education association in 1983, and assumed its current name in 1984. NISO approved standards are published by ANSI. Unlike most other ANSI standards, many NISO standards are freely available from its web site. Designations (names) of NISO standards all start with "ANSI/NISO Z39." In addition to formal standards, NISO also publishes recommended practices, technical reports and other consensus documents. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National Information Standards Organization)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 2.8%.
48 131 12.4

oais

An Open Archival Information System (or OAIS) is an archive, consisting of an organization of people and systems, that has accepted the responsibility to preserve information and make it available for a Designated Community. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: OAIS)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 2.1%.
37 134 3

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 this source)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 2.9%.
50 134 6.6

university of glasgow

The University of Glasgow is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's four ancient universities. Located in Glasgow, the university was founded in 1451 and is presently one of seventeen British higher education institutions ranked amongst the top 100 of the world. A major centre of the Scottish Enlightenment during the 18th century, from the 19th century it became a pioneer in British higher education by providing for the educational needs of students from the growing urban and commercial classes, as opposed to the upper class. Glasgow served these students by preparing them for professions outwith commerce - the law, medicine, teaching, and the church. It also trained smaller numbers for careers in science and engineering. More recently it was the Sunday Times "Scottish University of the Year" for 2007 and the university is currently a member of the Russell Group and of Universitas 21. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Glasgow)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 4.4%.
76 134 3

apple

Apple Inc. is an American multinational corporation that designs and markets consumer electronics, computer software, and personal computers. The company's best-known hardware products include the Macintosh line of computers, the iPod, the iPhone and the iPad. Apple software includes the Mac OS X operating system; the iTunes media browser; the iLife suite of multimedia and creativity software; the iWork suite of productivity software; Aperture, a professional photography package; Final Cut Studio, a suite of professional audio and film-industry software products; Logic Studio, a suite of music production tools; the Safari internet browser; and iOS, a mobile operating system. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Apple)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 3.6%.
62 136 74

loughborough university

Loughborough University is a campus university located in the market town of Loughborough, Leicestershire, in the East Midlands of England. It has been a university since 1966, but the institution dates back to 1909, when the then Loughborough Technical Institute began with a focus on skills and knowledge which would be directly applicable in the wider world, a tradition which continues to this day, with the UNIEI funded Annual Survey on University Technology Transfer Activities finding Loughborough to be the most efficient technology transfer operation in the UK. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Loughborough University)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 4.8%.
84 141 45.6

open university

The Open University (commonly Open University or its initialism OU, but officially "The" is part of its name) is a distance learning and research university founded by Royal Charter in the United Kingdom and funded in part by the United Kingdom Government. It is notable for having an open entry policy, i.e. students' previous academic achievements are not taken into account for entry to most undergraduate courses. The majority of the OU's undergraduate students are based in the United Kingdom and principally study off-campus, but many of its courses (both undergraduate and postgraduate) can be studied off-campus anywhere in the world. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Open University)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 4.3%.
75 141 45.6

university college london

University College London (UCL) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom and the oldest and largest constituent college of the federal University of London. Founded in 1826, UCL was the first university institution to be founded in London and the first in England to be established on an entirely secular basis, to admit students regardless of their religion and to admit women on equal terms with men. UCL became one of the two founding colleges of the University of London in 1836. UCL is organised into eight constituent faculties, within which there are over 100 departments, institutes and research centres. UCL's main campus is located in the Bloomsbury area of Central London, with a number of institutes and teaching hospitals located elsewhere in Central London. The UCL School of Energy and Resources is based in Adelaide, Australia. UCL is a major centre for biomedical research; it is part of three of the 11 biomedical research centres established by the NHS in England and is a founding member of UCL Partners, the largest academic health science centre in Europe. For the period 1999 to 2009 it was the 13th most-cited university in the world (and the most-cited in Europe). UCL had a total income of £762 million in 2009/10, of which £275 million was from research grants and contracts. UCL is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the European University Association, the G5, the League of European Research Universities, the Russell Group, UNICA and Universities UK. It forms part of the 'Golden Triangle' of British universities. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University College London)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 4%.
70 144 0.7

cni

The Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) is an organization whose mission is to promote networked information technology as a way to further the advancement of intellectual collaboration and productivity. It is a joint initiative of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) as well as EDUCAUSE. It was started in 1990, and its founding executive director, Paul Evan Peters, served until his death in 1996. Since then it has grown to include over 200 institutions which include both for-profit and non-profit members. It holds semi-annual conferences where its member organizations send representatives to discuss the current trends and activities of the networked information community. Its directors are also frequent contributors to scholarly journals in the information science field. It works on a consultative basis with many of its members: for instance, it is working with the Library of Congress in an effort to map out a National Digital Preservation Program. It also works with international members in countries such as England and Germany. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Coalition for Networked Information (CNI))

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 2.9%.
50 146

ibm

International Business Machines (IBM) (NYSE: IBM) is an American multinational technology and consulting firm headquartered in Armonk, New York. IBM manufactures and sells computer hardware and software, and it offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology. The company was founded in 1911 as the Computing Tabulating Recording Corporation through a merger of four companies: the Tabulating Machine Company, the International Time Recording Company, the Computing Scale Corporation, and the Bundy Manufacturing Company. CTR adopted the name International Business Machines in 1924, using a name previously designated to CTR's subsidiary in Canada and later South America. Its distinctive culture and product branding has given it the nickname Big Blue. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: IBM)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 4.7%.
82 156 0.6

edina

EDINA is a UK-based data centre (funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee - JISC), which provides data applications delivered over the Internet and aimed primarily at Higher Education staff and students in the United Kingdom. (In this context, a "data centre" is an organisation that provides a set of specific datasets which can either be downloaded, or accessed and manipulated directly over the Internet. The two other main UK-based data centres are MIMAS and the UKDA.) It also conducts research and development (R&D) projects into the delivery of data across networks. Although funded at a national level, EDINA operates through the University of Edinburgh, where it is a division of Information Services. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: EDINA)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 3.6%.
63 162

the national archives

A national archive is a central archive maintained by a nation. The National Archives (abbreviated as TNA) is the name of the principle archives in the United Kingdom which covers the ambiguity between their holdings being specific to England, England and Wales, Great Britain and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: The National Archives)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 3.8%.
67 164

d-lib magazine

D-Lib Magazine is an on-line magazine dedicated to digital library research and development. Current and past issues are available free of charge. The publication is financially supported by contributions from the D-Lib Alliance. Prior to April 2006, the magazine was sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) on behalf of the Digital Libraries Initiative and by the National Science Foundation (NSF). (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: D-Lib Alliance)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 5.3%.
92 166 0.6

mimas

Mimas is a nationally designated academic data centre based at The University of Manchester in the United Kingdom. Its role is to support the advancement of knowledge, powering world-class research and teaching. Mimas hosts a significant number of the UK's research information assets - and builds applications to help people make the most of this rich resource. The organisation has a longstanding relationship with JISC, developing services that support teaching, learning and research, and strong connections with research councils, especially the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Mimas)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 3.5%.
61 171 168.30

cilip

The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) is a professional body representing librarians and other information professionals in the United Kingdom. It was formed in 2002 by the merger of the Library Association (abbreviated to LA or sometimes LAUK) – founded in 1877 as a result of the first International Conference of Librarians and awarded a Royal Charter in 1898 – and the Institute of Information Scientists, founded in 1958. Membership is not compulsory for practice, but members can work towards Chartered Membership which entitles them to the postnominal letters MCLIP, and subsequently toward Fellowship (FCLIP) [sic]. Affiliated members can also obtain ACLIP upon completing certification. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP))

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 3%.
53 173 9.2

university of manchester

The University of Manchester is a public research university located in Manchester, United Kingdom. It is a 'red brick' university and a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive British universities and the N8 Group. The university was formed in 2004 by the dissolution of the Victoria University of Manchester (which was commonly known as the University of Manchester) and UMIST (University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology) and the immediate formation of a single institution inaugurated on 1 October. The University of Manchester and the constituent former institutions combined have 25 Nobel Laureates among their past and present students and staff, the third highest number of any single university in the United Kingdom (after Cambridge and Oxford). Four Nobel laureates are currently among its staff - Andre Geim (Physics, 2010), Kostya Novoselov (Physics, 2010), Sir John Sulston (Physiology and Medicine, 2002) and Joseph Stiglitz (Economics, 2001). (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Manchester)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 5.1%.
89 178 110.59

library of congress

The Library of Congress is the research library of the United States Congress, de facto national library of the United States, and the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States. Located in three buildings in Washington, D.C., it is the largest library in the world by shelf space and number of books. The head of the Library is the Librarian of Congress, currently James H. Billington. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Library of Congress)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 5.7%.
99 179 0.6

digital preservation coalition

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is a UK-based non-profit limited company which seeks to secure the preservation of digital resources in the UK and internationally to secure the global digital memory and knowledge base. Founded in 2001, the DPC acts a consortium of those organisations interested in the preservation of digital information. Participation in the coalition is open to all sectors including commercial, cultural heritage, educational, governmental, and research bodies. The organisation was established to stop digital historical information disappearing into an electronic black hole. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Digital Preservation Coalition)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 2.2%.
39 183

university of bristol

The University of Bristol is a university in Bristol, England. One of the so-called "red brick" universities, it received its Royal Charter in 1909, although its predecessor institution, University College, Bristol, had been in existence since 1876. Bristol is the most popular multifaculty university in the UK, with over 14 applicants vying for each place, and average A-level attainment of successful entrants of just under 4 grade As. For some of the most popular courses, such as Economics and Law, the applicant to place ratio is often as high as 40:1. The University has an annual turnover of £347m and is the largest independent employer in Bristol. The University is a member of the Russell Group, The European-wide Coimbra Group and the Worldwide Universities Network, of which the University's Vice-Chancellor Prof Eric Thomas was Chair (2005-2007). The University of Bristol has approximately 18,000 students. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Bristol)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 5.7%.
100 194 8.4


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