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AcronymPhrase
AESAudio Engineering Society Standards Committee
ADLAdvanced Distributed Learning (ADL) initiative
AGLSAGLS
AACAdvanced Audio Coding
AICTECAustralian Information and Communications Technology in Education Committee
ASICAICTEC Standards and Interoperability Committee
ATHENSAthens Access Management System
CAMiLEONCreative Archiving at Michigan and Leeds Emulating the Old on the New
CEDARSCURL Exemplars in Digital Archives
CETISCentre for Educational Technology Interoperability Standards
CETIS EncyclopediaCETIS Encyclopedia
CMICambridge MIT Institute
CORDRAContent Object Repository Discovery and Resolution Architecture
DCMIDublin Core Metadata Initiative
DPCDigital Preservation Coalition
DspaceDspace
DTDDocument Type Definition
EADEncoded Archival Description
ECHO DEPECHO Depository Project
EdNAEdNA Metadata Standard
EDiNAEDiNA
EduPersonEDUCAUSE eduPerson
ERRoLExtensible Repository Resource Locators
EXIFExchangeable Image File Format
FAIRFocus on Access to Institutional Resources
FedoraFlexible Extensible Digital Object Repository Architecture
GIFGraphics Interchange Format
HaIRSTHarvesting Institutional Resources in Scotland Testbed
HANDLEHANDLE System
IEEE LTSCIEEE Learning Technology Standards Committee
IMS DRIIMS Global Learning Consortium Digital Repositories Specification
JISCJoint Information Systems Committee
JISC DNERJISC Distributed National Electronic Resource
JISC DRPJoint Information Systems Committee Digital Repositories Program
JORUMJORUM
JPEGJoint Photographic Experts Group
LOMIEEE Standard for Learning Object Metadata
METSMetadata Encoding and Transmission Syntax
MCEETYAMinisterial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs
MIMASManchester Information & Associated Services
MIXMetadata for Images in XML schema
MLEManaged Learning Environment
MOD-OAImod-oai Project
MODSMetadata Object Description Schema
MPEGMotion Picture Experts Group
MrSIDMulti-resolution Seamless Image Database
NDLTDNetworked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations
NSDLNational Science Digital Library
OAIOpen Archives Initiative
OAI PMHOpen Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting
OAISOpen Archival Information System (alternate OAIS web site)
OASISOrganization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards
OAIsterOAIster (University of Michigan)
ODRLOpen Digital Rights Language
OJSOpen Journal Systems
OKIOpen Knowledge Initiative
OSIOpen Society Institute
PALSPublishing and Library/Learning Solutions
PDFPortable Document Format
PKPPublic Knowledge Project
PNGPortable Network Graphics
PREMISPreservation Metadata: Implementation Strategies
ROMEORomeo Project (alternate ROMEO web site)
RSSRDF Site Summary
RTFRich Text Format
SAKAISAKAI
SCORMSharable Content Object Reference Model
SelfArchiveSelfArchive
SEMANTIC WEBThe Semantic Web
SHERPASecuring a Hybrid Environment for Research Preservation and Access
SHIBBOLETHShibboleth Project
SIMILESemantic Interoperability of Metadata and Information in unLike Environments
SMILSynchronised Multimedia Integration Language
SOAPSimple Object Access Protocol
SRW/SRUSearch/Retrieve Web Service & Search/Retrieve URL
TEIText Encoding Initiative
TIFFTagged Image File Format
VRAVisual Resources Association Data Standards Committee
VLEVirtual Learning Environment
WAVWave File Format (digital audio)
XACMLeXtensible Access Control Markup Language
XMLeXtensible Markup Language
XHTMLeXtensible HyperText Markup Language