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Glossary

CAIRNS
Co-operAtive Information Retrieval Network for Scotland. A distributed Z39.50 union catalogue for Scottish libraries.
CCM
Collaborative Collection Management.
CDLR
Centre for Digital Library Research. Based at Strathclyde University in Glasgow.
CIE
Common Information Environment.
CILIPS
Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals in Scotland. Formerly the Scottish Library Association.
RCO
Research Collections Online. A service created by SCURL to assess subject strengths of general collections of interest to researchers.
SCURL
Scottish Confederation of University and Research Libraries.
SLA
Scottish Library Association. Now the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals in Scotland.