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PALNI Onboarding Manual: PALNI Acronyms

Overview of the structure of the PALNI consortium, resources available to you, and how you can connect with support and colleagues

PALNI Acronyms

ACRL   Association of College and Research Libraries
AD   Associate Director
AI   Artificial Intelligence
ALA   American Library Association
ALI   Academic Libraries of Indiana
ASpace   Archives Space
BLC   Boston Library Consortium
CDM   CONTENTdm Digital Library Software
Collections   Collections Management Policy Group
Devel   Development Group
DevelC   Development Coordinator
DOI   Digital Object Identifier
DPLA   Digital Public Library of America
EC   Executive Committee
ED   Executive Director
ERM   Electronic Resource Management
ESC   Engaging Stakeholders Board Committee
FF   Future Framing
FSI   Future Systems Investigation
Fulfill   Fulfillment Advisory Group
FulfillC   Fulfillment Coordinator
ICI   Independent Colleges of Indiana
ICOLC   International Coalition of Library Consortia
IMLS   Institute for Museum and Library Services
INAP   Information Needs Assessment Project
InfoC   Information Fluency Coordinators
InstTech   Instructional Technology Group
IR   Institutional Repository
ISBN    International Standard Book Number
ISSN   International Standard Serial Number 
KB   Knowledge Base
KB/LM or KBL   Knowledge Base and License Manager
KBLM L   Knowledge Base and License Manager Librarian
Lilly   Lilly Endowment Inc.
LPC   Library Publishing Coalition
LSTA   Library Services and Technology Act
MARC   Machine Readable Cataloging (the format that our bibliographic records live in inside the computer)
MCLS   Midwest Collaborative Library Services
MHEC   Midwest Higher Education Compact
NACO   Name Authority Cooperative
NISO   National Information Standards Organization
OA   Open Access
OCLC   Originally, Ohio College Library Center, then Online Computer Library Center (now just an acronym)
OCN   OCLC control number 
OEN   Open Education Network
OER   Open Educational Resource
OJS   Open Journal Systems
ORCID   Open Researcher and Contributor IDentifier
OTL   Open Textbook Library
OUP   Oxford University Press
PALCI   Partnership for Academic Library Collaboration and Innovation
PALNI   Private Academic Library Network of Indiana
PALNIDir   PALNI Directors Wiki
PALReads   PALNI Book Club for Professional Reading
PALSave   Consortial Affordable Learning Program
PALShare   Consortial Material Sharing Program
PDAT   PALNI Digital Admin Team (CONTENTdm)
RAC   Resource Advisory Committee (part of ALI)
RIO   Reference Instruction Outreach Advisory Group
ROI   Return on Investment (Board Committee)
SCD   Scholarly Communications Director
ScholComm   Scholarly Communications Advisory Group
SLA   Service Level Agreement
SOW   Statement of Work
SR   Service Request (OCLC)
SRCS   Indiana's Statewide Remote Circulation System
Staff C&C   Staffing Capacity and Coordination Board Committee
StratComm   Strategic Communications Director
VIVA   Virginia’s Academic Library Consortium
WCD   WorldCat Discovery
WMS   WorldShare Management System (by OCLC)
WMSW   WMS Workflows Group