Glossary

Term Definition
AAI

Authentication and Authorization Infrastructure
See: Federated Identity

APA

Alliance for Permanent Access
See: http://www.alliancepermanentaccess.eu

API Application Programming Interface
See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/API
ARK Archival Resource Key
See: http://www.cdlib.org/inside/diglib/ark/
BoD

Board of Directors

CLARA Common Language Resources and their Applications
See: http://clara.uib.no
CMDI Component Metadata Infrastructure
See: http://www.clarin.eu/cmdi
CTS CoreTrustSeal, successor of the Data Seal of Approval
See: https://www.coretrustseal.org
DANS Data Archiving and Networked Services
See: http://www.dans.knaw.nl
DASISH Digital Services Infrastructure for Social Sciences and Humanities
See: http://www.dasish.eu
DC Dublin Core
See: http://dublincore.org/
DCR Data Catagory Registry
See: http://www.isocat.org/
DEISA Distributed European Infrastructure for Supercomputing Applications
See: http://www.deisa.eu/
DIDL Digital Item Declaration Language
See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_Item_Declaration_Language
DIP Dissemination Information Package
DOBES Dokumentation Bedrohter Sprachen
See: http://www.mpi.nl/dobes
DOI Digital Object Identifier
See: http://www.doi.org/
DRIVER Digital Repository Infrastructure Vision for European Research
See: http://www.driver-repository.eu/
DSA Data Seal of Approval
See: http://www.datasealofapproval.org/
EAD Encoded Archival Description
See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Encoded_Archival_Description
EAF

Eudico Annotation Format. File format used by ELAN.

See: http://www.mpi.nl/tools/elan/EAF_Annotation_Format.pdf

EBXML e-business XML
See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ebxml
EGEE Enabling Grids for E-sciencE
See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enabling_Grids_for_E-sciencE
EOSC

European Open Science Cloud

See: https://www.clarin.eu/eosc

EPIC European Persistent Identifier Consortium
See: http://www.pidconsortium.eu/
EPPN EduPersonPrincipleName
See: http://rnd.feide.no/attribute/edupersonprincipalname
ERA

European Research Area

See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Research_Area

ERIC

European Research Infrastructure Consortium
See: http://ec.europa.eu/research/infrastructures/index_en.cfm?pg=eric

ESFRI

European Strategy Forum for Research Infrastructures See: https://www.esfri.eu

EUDAT European Data Infrastructure
See: http://www.eudat.eu/
FCS

Federated Content Search

See: http://www.clarin.eu/content/content-search

FEDORA Flexible Extensible Digital Object Repository Architecture
See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fedora_%28software%29
FIDAS Fieldwork Data Sustainability
See: http://www.apsr.edu.au/fidas/
GA

General Assembly

iCORDI International Collaboration on Research Data Infrastructure
See: http://www.icordi.eu
IdP

Identity Provider, a (Shibboleth) server that authenticates users and conveys their attributes to requesting resources. In other terms it provides the digital identities of its users to other servers in the AAI.

See: Federated Identity

IMDI ISLE Meta Data Initiative
See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IMDI
INTERA Integrated European language data Repository Area
See: http://www.mpi.nl/intera/
ISO/TC 37 Terminology and other language and content resources
See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO/TC37
JISC Joint Information Systems Committee
See: http://www.jisc.ac.uk/
KSI

Knowledge Sharing Infrastructure, part of the CLARIN infrastructure that takes care of sharing of knowledge and expertise, education, training and dissemination

LAMUS Language Archive Management and Upload System
See: http://www.lat-mpi.eu/tools/lamus
LDAP Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ldap
LMF Lexical Markup Framework
See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lexical_Markup_Framework
LOM Learning Object Metadata
See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Learning_object_metada
LREP Language Repository Exchange Protocol
LRT

Language Resources and Technology
See: http://lrt.clarin.eu/language-resources-and-technology

META-SHARE

Network of repositories resulting from the META-NET Network of Excellence (http://www.meta-share.eu/)

METS Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard
See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/METS
MODS Metadata Object Description Schema
See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MODS