ERIS Project Glossary

ARL – Association of Research Libraries (USA)
CDLR – Centre for Digital Library Research, University of Strathclyde
CILIP – Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
DAF – Data Audit Framework
DELOS – Network of Excellence on Digital Libraries (European initiative)
DigiCULT – Digital Culture
DCC – Digital Curation Centre
DRAMBORA – Digital Repository Audit Method Based on Risk Assessment
ERIS – Enhancing Repository Infrastructure in Scotland
ESRC – Economic and Social Research Council
FTE – Full-time Equivalent
FOI – Freedom of Information
HaIRST – Harvesting Institutional Resources in Scotland Testbed
HATII – Humanities Advanced Technology And Information Institute
HE – Higher education
HEI – Higher education institution
HILT – High-Level Thesaurus Project
IE – Information Environment, JISC
IPR – Intellectual property Rights
IRRA – Institutional Repositories and Research Assessment
IT – Information technology
JISC – Joint Information Systems Committee
OAI-ORE – Open Archives Initiative Object Reuse and Exchange
OAI-PMH – Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting
OATS – Open Access Team for Scotland
OCLC – Online Computer Library Center
RAE – Research Assessment Exercise
RGU – The Robert Gordon University
RLG – Research Libraries Group, OCLC
RLUK – Research Libraries UK
MBA – Master of Business Administration
NLS – National Library of Scotland
SAC – Scottish Agricultural College
SAGES – Scottish Alliance for Geoscience, Environment and Society
SCURL – Scottish Confederation of University and Research Libraries
SFC – Scottish Funding Council
SHAMAN – Sustaining Heritage Access through Multivalent ArchiviNg
SICSA – Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance
SIRE – Scottish Institute for Research in Economics
SLIC – Scottish Library and Information Council
StORe – Source to Output Repositories project
SULSA – Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance
SUPA – Scottish Universities Physics Alliance
UWS – University of the West of Scotland
VRE – Virtual Research Environment
VFM – Value for Money (Studies, see ESRC)
WP – Workpackage


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