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Handbook for quality in cultural Web sites
Improving quality for citizens

List of abbreviations

  • CD-ROM: Compact Disc Read-Only Memory
  • CE: Cultural Entity
  • CERN: Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire
  • CWA: Cultural Web Application
  • DELOS: Network of Excellence for Digital Libraries
  • DIGICULT: Digital Heritage and Cultural Content
  • EAD: Encoded Archival Description
  • EBLIDA: European Bureau of Library, Information and Documentation Associations
  • EEC: European Economic Community
  • ERPANET: Electronic Resource Preservation and Access Network
  • EU: European Union
  • FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions
  • GIF: Graphics Interchange Format (proprietary format, registered by Unisys)
  • HCI: Human Computer Interaction
  • HTML: HyperText Markup Language
  • ICA: International Council of Archives
  • ICANN: The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
  • ICF[ICDH-2]: International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
  • ICDH-1: International Classification of Impairments, Disabilities and Handicaps
  • ICOM: International Council of Museums
  • ICT: Information and Communication Technology
  • IFLA: International Federation of Libraries Associations and Institutions
  • IPR: Intellectual Property Rights
  • ISAAR: International Standard Archival Authority Record
  • ISAD: International Standard Archival Description
  • ISBD: International Standard Bibliographic Description
  • ISO: International Standard Organisation
  • JPEG: Joint Photographic Experts Group (open public format)
  • LABsTECH: Laboratories on Science and Technology for the conservation of European Cultural heritage
  • MiLE: Milano - Lugano Evaluation Method
  • MINERVA: Ministerial NetwoRk for Valorising Activities in digitation
  • OPAC: On-line Public Access Catalogue
  • PNG: Portable Network Graphics
  • RDF: Resource Description Framework
  • ROC: Request For Comments
  • TLD: Top Level Domain
  • UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • URL: Uniform Resource Locator
  • VRD: Virtual Reference Desk
  • W3C: World Wide Web Consortium
  • WAI: Web Accessibility Iniziative
  • WCAG: Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
  • WA: Web Application
  • WHO: World Health Organisation
  • WWW: World Wide Web
  • XHTML: The Extensible HyperText Markup Language
  • XML: eXtensible Markup Language


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