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CIM (Common Information Model)

CIP (Common Indexing Protocol)

Client/Server Computing

CNRP (Common Name Resolution Protocol)

Compound Documents

Data Warehousing

DAV (Distributed Authoring and Versioning)

DBMS (Database Management System)

Directory Services

Discovery Services

Distributed Object Computing

Document Management

Electronic Commerce


Handle System

HTML (Hypertext Markup Language)

Hypermedia and Hypertext

LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)

Markup Language


Middleware and Messaging

MOM (Message-Oriented Middleware)

Name Services

NDS (Novell Directory Services)

NIS (Network Information System)

OAG (Open Applications Group)

Object Technologies

OIM (Open Information Model)

OLAP (Online Analytical Processing)

P3P (Platform for Privacy Preferences)


PICS (Platform for Internet Content Selection)



Resolver Services


Search and Discovery Services

Service Advertising and Discovery

SLP (Service Location Protocol)

SQL (Structured Query Language)

Trust Relationships and Trust Management

UML (Unified Modeling Language)

URI (Uniform Resource Identifier)

URN (Uniform Resource Name)


Workflow Management

X.500 Directory Services

XML (Extensible Markup Language)

Web Links
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The Meta Data Coalition

Object Management Group (see UML topics)

Metadata at W3C

"Metadata Architecture, Documents, Metadata, and Links" by Berners-Lee

Metadata for Digital Libraries: a Research Agenda

Metadata, Links at Washington University

Metadata information at OII (see metadata items in index)

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