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Contract notice: Supply, development and installation of joint information system (software, equipment).
in 2002 by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) out of growing concerns about plagiarism and the authenticity of student work.
The archive is being made public for the first time after a pounds 48,000 award from JISC (the Joint Information Systems Committee).
They also stress that reciprocity of accreditation decisions and the artifacts contributing to the accreditation decision will advance information sharing; reduce rework and cycle time when establishing combined and joint information systems and networks; and support DoD mission accomplishment.
Simon Fowler, editor of Ancestors Magazine, said: "This service really does open up a major new resource for family historians" Alastair Dunning, digitisation programme manager at the Joint Information Systems Committee, who were also involved in producing the site, said: "The British Library site means genealogists, academics and the public alike now have easy access to a realm of fascinating information.
The British Library partnered with the Joint Information Systems Committee and Gale, part of Cengage Learning, to come up with the service.
The findings from a study commissioned by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) concluded that sharing research information via a more open access publishing model would bring millions of pounds' worth of savings to the higher education sector as well as benefiting UK plc.
Among the systems available are Turnitin, which was created six years ago by the government funded Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC).