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					Glossary (Michael Day, "Metadata: SCHEMAS and other European projects," First Austrian Metadata Seminar, Vienna, 18 May 2001)
AGLS           Australian Government Locator Service: http://www.naa.gov.au/recordkeeping/gov_online/agls/summary.html
Agora          An UK hybrid-library project funded by JISC as part of eLib: http://hosted.ukoln.ac.uk/agora/
AHDS           Arts and Humanities Data Service: http://www.ahds.ac.uk/
AMICO          Art Museum Image Consortium: http://www.amico.org/
ANSI           American National Standards Institute: http://web.ansi.org/
Aquarelle      The Information Network on Cultural Heritage - a Telematics Applications Programme project: http://aquarelle.inria.fr/aquarelle/welcome.html
BIBLINK        Linking Publishers and National Bibliographic Services - a Telematics for Libraries project: http://hosted.ukoln.ac.uk/biblink/
Biome          The RDN hub for the health and life sciences: http://www.biome.ac.uk/
Cedars         CURL Exemplars in Digital Archives - a project funded by JISC as part of eLib: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/cedars/
CIMI           A consortium of cultural heritage institutions and organisations: http://www.cimi.org/
COLLATE        Collaboratory for Annotation, Indexing and Retrieval of Digitized Historical Archive Material -an IST Programme project: http://www.collate.de/
COVAX          Contemporary Culture Visual Archives in XML - an IST Programme project: http://www.covax.org/
CSDGM          Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata: http://www.fgdc.gov/metadata/contstan.html
CURL           Consortium of University Research Libraries: http://www.curl.ac.uk/
DC             Dublin Core: http://www.dublincore.org/
DCMES          Dublin Core Metadata Element Set
DCMI           Dublin Core Metadata Initiative
DDC            Dewey Decimal Classification: http://www.oclc.org/dewey/
DECOMATE       Delivery of Copyright Materials to End-users project and DECOMATE II (Developing the European digital library for economics) were both Telematics for
               Libraries projects: http://www.bib.uab.es/decomate2
DESIRE         Development of a European Service for Information on Research and Education - a Telematics Applications Programme project: http://www.desire.org/
DNER           Distributed National Electronic Resource - an initiative of JISC: http://www.jisc.ac.uk/dner/
DTD            Document Type Definition
DutchESS       Dutch Electronic Subject Service: http://www.kb.nl/dutchess/
EAD            Encoded Archival Description: http://www.loc.gov/ead/
EELS           Engineering Electronic Library Sweden: http://eels.lub.lu.se/
EEVL           Originally the Edinburgh Engineering Virtual Library, now the RDN hub for engineering, computing and mathematics: http://www.eevl.ac.uk/
eLib           UK Electronic Libraries Programme, funded by JISC: http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/services/elib/
EOR            Extensible Open RDF toolkit: http://eor.dublincore.org/
ETB            European Treasury Browser - an IST Programme project: http//www.eun.org/etb/
EULER          European Libraries and Electronic Resources in Mathematical Sciences - a Telematics for Libraries project: http://www.emis.de/projects/EULER/
FDGC           Federal Geographic Data Committee: http://www.fgdc.gov/
FP4            Fourth Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development
FP5            Fifth Framework Programme: http://www.cordis.lu/fp5/home.html
FVL            Finnish Virtual Library: http://www.jyu.fi/library/virtuaalikirjasto/
GILS           Global Information Locator Service: http://www.gils.net/
GMD            GMD Forschungszentrum Informationstechnik GmbH: http://www.gmd.de/
HILT           High-Level Thesaurus - project funded by JISC and the Research Support Libraries Programme (RSLP): http://hilt.cdlr.strath.ac.uk/
Humbul         The RDN hub for the arts and humanities: http://www.humbul.ac.uk/
IEEE           Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.: http://www.ieee.org/
IMesh           An international 'community' of subject gateway service providers: http://www.imesh.org/
IMS             IMS Global Learning Consortium, Inc.: http://www.imsproject.org/aboutims.html
ISAD(G)         General International Standard Archival Description - developed by the International Council on Archives: http://www.ica.org/
ISBD            International Standard Bibliographic Description
IST             Information Society Technologies Programme: http://www.cordis.lu/ist/home.html
JISC            Joint Information Systems Committee of the UK higher and further education funding councils: http://www.jisc.ac.uk/
KB              Koninklijke Bibliotheek - National Library of the Netherlands: http://www.kb.nl/
LOM             Learning Object Metadata - developed by the IEEE Learning Technology Standards Committee (LTSC): http://ltsc.ieee.org/wg12/
MARC            MAchine Readable Cataloguing
MARC21          MARC format maintained by the Library of Congress Network Development and MARC Standards Office: http://www.loc.gov/marc/
METAe           Metadata Engine project - an IST project: http://meta-e.uibk.ac.at/
MODELS          MOving to Distributed Environments for Library Services - UKOLN initiative supported by eLib and the British Library:
                http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/dlis/models/
MPEG            Moving Picture Experts Group
MPEG-7          Multimedia Content Description Interface: http://www.darmstadt.gmd.de/mobile/MPEG7/
NEDLIB          Networked European Deposit Library - a Telematics for Libraries project: http://www.kb.nl/coop/nedlib/
NISO            National Information Standards Organization: http://www.niso.org/
NOVAgate        A subject gateway for forestry, veterinary, agricultural, food and environmental sciences produced and maintained by the libraries of the NOVA University:
                http://novagate.nova-university.org/
OAI             Open Archives Initiative: http://www.openarchives.org/
OAIS            Reference Model for an Open Archival Information System: http://ssdoo.gsfc.nasa.gov/nost/isoas/ref_model.html
OCLC            Online Computer Library Center, Inc.: http://www.oclc.org/
OMNI            Organising Medical Networked Information: now part of the RDN hub Biome: http://www.omni.ac.uk/
PSIgate         RDN hub for the physical sciences: http://www.psigate.ac.uk/
PwC             PricewaterhouseCoopers
RDF             Resource Description Framework: http://www.w3.org/RDF/
RDN             Resource Discovery Network: http://www.rdn.ac.uk/
Renardus        Academic Subject Gateway Service Europe - an IST Programme project: http://www.renardus.org/
RKMS            Australian Recordkeeping Metadata Schema: http://www.sims.monash.edu.au/rcrg/research/spirt/
RLG             Research Libraries Group: http://www.rlg.org/
ROADS           Resource Organisation and Discovery in Subject-based Services - an eLib project: http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/metadata/roads/
SCHEMAS         Forum for Metadata schema implementers - an IST Programme project: http://www.schemas-forum.org/
SMEF            Standard Media Exchange Framework - developed by British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) to support media asset management:
                http://www.bbc.co.uk/guidelines/smef/
SOSIG           Social Science Information Gateway - the RDN hub for the social sciences: http://www.sosig.ac.uk/
SSG-FI          Special Subject Guides-Fachinformation: http://www.sub.uni-goettingen.de/ssgfi/
SUB Göttingen   Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen: http://www.sub.uni-goettingen.de/
UBCIM           IFLA Universal Bibliographic Control and International MARC Core Programme: http://www.ifla.org/VI/3/
UKOLN           UK Office for Library and Information Networking: http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/
UNIMARC         Universal MARC Format - from UBCIM: http://www.ifla.org/VI/3/p1996-1/sec-uni.htm
Z39.50          ANSI/NISO search and retrieve protocol