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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

ilrt

Institute for Learning & Research Technology (ILRT), based at the University of Bristol, has expertise in web standards and technologies, turning abstract technical developments into practical tools and applications. ILRT also has a strong track record in project management, training and consultancy. (Excerpt from this source)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 3.6%.
62 127

nhs

The National Health Service (NHS) is the shared name of three of the four publicly funded healthcare systems in the United Kingdom. The systems are primarily funded through general taxation rather than requiring insurance payments, and were founded in 1948. They provide a comprehensive range of health services, the vast majority of which are free at the point of use to residents of the United Kingdom. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National Health Service)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 3.3%.
57 119

alt

Founded in 1993, Association for Learning Technology (ALT) is registered charity number 1063519, the UK's leading membership organisation in the learning technology field. Its purpose is to ensure that use of learning technology is effective and efficient, informed by research and practice, and grounded in an understanding of the underlying technologies, their capabilities and the situations into which they are placed. Learning technology is the broad range of communication, information and related technologies that can be used to support learning, teaching, and assessment. (Excerpt from this source)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 3.4%.
60 117

university of leeds

The University of Leeds (informally Leeds University, or simply Leeds) is a British Redbrick university located in the city of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. The University is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, of which the university's Vice-Chancellor Prof Michael Arthur is the current Chairman, and the N8 Group for research collaboration. The university is also a founding member of the Worldwide Universities Network, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the European University Association, the White Rose University Consortium, the Santander Network and CDIO and is also affiliated to the Association of MBAs, EQUIS and Universities UK. The student population includes 24,510 undergraduate and 8,805 postgraduate students making the university the second largest single site university in the United Kingdom. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Leeds)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 3.9%.
68 116 193.5

ifla

The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is a leading international association of library organisations. It is a global voice of the library and information profession, and its annual conference provides a venue for librarians to learn from one another. The IFLA forum promotes international cooperation, research and development in all fields related to library activities. The current president of IFLA is Ingrid Parent. A very important and close partner of the IFLA is UNESCO. Several of the manifestos prepared by committees of the IFLA have been recognized as UNESCO manifestos. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: IFLA)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 2.7%.
47 115

university of sheffield

The University of Sheffield is a leading research university based in the city of Sheffield in South Yorkshire, England. It is one of the original 'red brick' universities and is a member of the Russell Group of leading research intensive universities. It was ranked 40th in the world's top 100 universities by the Global University Ranking Study 2009 and is consistently ranked amongst the top 20 universities in the United Kingdom and Europe according to The Good University Guide. It was the Sunday Times University of the Year in 2001. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Sheffield)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 4.2%.
73 113 3.6

sakai

Sakai is a community of academic institutions, commercial organizations and individuals who work together to develop a common Collaboration and Learning Environment (CLE). The Sakai CLE is a free, community source, educational software platform distributed under the Educational Community License (a type of open source license). The Sakai CLE is used for teaching, research and collaboration. Systems of this type are also known as Course Management Systems (CMS), Learning Management Systems (LMS), or Virtual Learning Environments (VLE). (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Sakai Project)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1.1%.
19 112

cetis

The JISC Centre for Educational Technology and Interoperability Standards (JISC CETIS) is a United Kingdom organisation funded by JISC, the Joint Information System Committee of the UK's education funding councils. JISC CETIS is funded and structured in a manner similar to other JISC services such as UKOLN. JISC CETIS is tasked with contributing to and providing information about learning technology with a particular focus on technical interoperability standards relevant to education, such as XML Schemas for educational content, learner information (and eportfolio), learning design, assessment, accessibility and enterprise systems (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: JISC CETIS)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 2.1%.
36 108

kings college london

King's College London (informally King's or KCL) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom and a constituent college of the federal University of London. King's has a claim to being the third oldest university in England, having been founded by King George IV and the Duke of Wellington in 1829, and having received its royal charter in 1836. In 1836 King's became one of the two founding colleges of the University of London. King's is arranged into nine Schools of Study, spread across four Thames-side campuses in Central London and one in Denmark Hill, South London. It is one of the largest centres for graduate and post-graduate medical teaching and biomedical research in Europe; it is home to six Medical Research Council centres, the most of any British university. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: King's College London)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 4.5%.
79 107

wellcome library

The Wellcome Library is founded on the collection formed by Sir Henry Wellcome (1853–1936), whose personal wealth allowed him to create one of the most ambitious collections of the 20th century. Henry Wellcome's interest was the history of medicine in a broad sense and included subjects like alchemy or witchcraft, but also anthropology and ethnography. Since Henry Wellcome’s death in 1936, the Wellcome Trust has been responsible for maintaining the Library's collection and funding its acquisitions. The Library is free and open to the public. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Wellcome Library)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1.3%.
23 107

eduserv

The Eduserv Foundation was a UK nonprofit educational charity that worked to realise the benefits of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) for learners, researchers and the institutions that serve them. The Foundation operated between July 2003 until 2008 during which period it launched a number of programmes of activity including: Eduserv Research Grants; Assistive Technology Licences; Tutor Guides for Vocational Education; and Information Literacy initiatives. The Foundation primarily funded work in the areas of: repositories, metadata and open access; access and identity management; service architectures; effective elearning. The Foundation was part of Eduserv, which is based in Bath, UK, and which continues to carry out research and innovation projects that build on the Foundations work. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Eduserv)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1.8%.
32 106

massachusetts institute of technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, also known as MIT, is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute adopted the European polytechnic university model and emphasized laboratory instruction from an early date. MIT's early emphasis on applied technology at the undergraduate and graduate levels led to close cooperation with industry. Curricular reforms under Karl Compton and Vannevar Bush in the 1930s re-emphasized basic scientific research. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934. Researchers were involved in efforts to develop computers, radar, and inertial guidance in connection with defense research during World War II and the Cold War. In the past 60 years, MIT's educational disciplines have expanded beyond the physical sciences and engineering into fields such as biology, economics, linguistics, political science, and management. MIT received 17,909 applicants for the class of 2015, with only 1,742 offered admittance, an acceptance rate of 9.7%. It employs around 1,000 faculty members. 77 Nobel laureates, 52 National Medal of Science recipients, 45 Rhodes Scholars, and 38 MacArthur Fellows are currently or have previously been affiliated with the university. MIT has a strong entrepreneurial culture. The aggregated revenues of companies founded by MIT alumni would rank as the eleventh-largest economy in the world. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 3.4%.
59 102 1

ieee

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE, read I-Triple-E) is a non-profit professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation related to electricity. It has more than 400,000 members in more than 160 countries, 45% outside the United States. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: IEEE)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 2.4%.
42 100 9

university of london

The University of London is a federal university made up of 31 affiliates: 19 separate university institutions, and 12 research institutes. As such, the University of London is the largest university in the UK by number of full-time students, with 135,090 campus-based students and over 50,000 in the University of London International Programmes. The university was first established by a Royal Charter in 1836, which brought together in federation London University (now University College London) and King's College (now King's College London), to establish today's federally-structured University of London. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of London)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 4.2%.
74 94

datacite

DataCite is an international consortium which aims to improve data citation in order to: establish easier access to scientific research data on the Internet; to increase acceptance of research data as legitimate, citable contributions to the scientific record; and to support data archiving that will permit results to be verified and re-purposed for future study. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: DataCite)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.8%.
14 93

national library of australia

The National Library of Australia is the largest reference library of Australia, responsible under the terms of the National Library Act for "maintaining and developing a national collection of library material, including a comprehensive collection of library material relating to Australia and the Australian people." The Library contains a collection totalling 10,416,119 materials (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National Library of Australia)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 2.2%.
38 93

tasi

The Technical Advisory Service for Images (TASI) provides advice to the United Kingdom's Further Education (FE) and Higher Education (HE) communities in the creation and use of digital images. Its services include a Web site , helpdesk, training programme , and mailing list . TASI is funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) and based within the Institute for Learning and Research Technology (ILRT) of the University of Bristol. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: TASI)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1.6%.
28 93

elsevier

Elsevier is a publishing company which publishes medical and scientific literature. It is a part of the Reed Elsevier group. Based in Amsterdam, the company has operations in the United Kingdom, USA and elsewhere. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Elsevier)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 2.9%.
50 89 10.2

cerlim

Centre for Research in Library and Information Management (CERLIM) was established in 1993 to undertake research with a practical focus to support operational work in all kinds of library and information services. CERLIM is situated within the Department of Information and Communications at Manchester Metropolitan University and The Information Research Institute (TIRI). (Excerpt from this source)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 2.2%.
39 88


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