Glossary

 AIMS Glossary lists selected technical terms used in this website and also within the information management field. The purpose of the AIMS Glossary is to collect "technical" concepts used in the agricultural information management context and to provide definitions and to link them to a set of resources free accessible on the Web for more information.

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    Preprint and Postprint

    Preprint is the draft of a research paper that has not yet been published in a peer-reviewed scientific journal, while a postprint is the version of a research paper that has undergone the peer...

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    Really Simple Syndication (RSS)

    RSS is a Web content syndication format to easily distribute a list of headlines, update notices, and sometimes content to a wide number of people

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    Dublin Core Metadata Terms

    Set of vocabulary terms to describe a full range of web resources (video, images, web pages etc. and physical resources such as books) for the purposes of discovery. The original set of...

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    Open Access Journals

    Peer-reviewed, online scholarly journals that use a funding model that does not charge readers or their institutions for access.

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    Creative Commons

    Creative Commons is a not-for-profit organization, founded in 2001, that promotes the creative reuse of intellectual and artistic works whether owned or in the public domain.

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    Cloud Computing

    A technology innovation that enables computing power and services to be delivered and accessed through the Internet, provided as a service instead of a product.

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