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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    Research Data Alliance (RDA)

    RDA aims to accelerate and facilitate research data sharing and exchange by implementing the technology, practice, and connections that make Data Work across barriers.("About RDA," RDA)

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    Open Educational Resources (OER)

    Teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others. ...

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    Open Data Commons

    An Open Knowledge Foundation project that provides a set of legal tools to help provide and use Open Data

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    Scratchpads

    Provides to communities of researchers in the field of biodiversity a space to work on the web. They can create their own website, publish their data online, link and share their structured data to...

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    SemaGrow

    SemaGrow is an EU funded project (Nov. 2012- Oct 2015) that focuses on big, fast updated data, largely distributed over the web and aims at developing novel methods for querying distributed triple...

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    Massive open online course (MOOC)

    Online course aiming at large-scale participation and open access via the Web. MOOCS include all of the components a person needs to learn away from the traditional classroom.

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