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XI APPENDICES
X I . 5
G l o s s a r y
ALM
Archives, libraries and museums, the memory institutions
CH
Cultural Heritage
CIMI
Computer Interchange of Museum Information (the CIMI
Consortium)
CLIR
Council on Library and Information Resources
DTD
Document Type Definition
EAD
Encoded Archival Description
ECMS
Electronic Copyright Management Systems
FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions
GIS
Geographic Information Systems
HTML
Hypertext Markup Language
HTTP
Hypertext Transfer Protocol
ICA
International Council on Archives
ICH
Intelligent Cultural Heritage
ICOM
International Council of Museums
ICT
Information and Communication Technologies
IFLA
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
IP
Internet Protocol
IT
Information Technologies
MARC
Machine Readable Cataloguing
NGOs
Non-governmental organisations
OPAC
Online Public Access Catalogue
PDA
Personal Digital Assistant
PIN
Personal Identification Number
R&D
Research and Development
TEI
Text Encoding Initiative
URC
Uniform Resource Characterstics
URI
Uniform Resource Identifier
URL
Uniform Resource Locator
URN
Uniform Resource Name
XML
Extended Markup Language