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ODBC
Open DataBase Connectivity

A system of database access. With ODBC an interface between different applications can be created, for example between a SQL database such as Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle, and an Excel spreadsheet. Thus any ODBC compliant application can exchange information with another ODBC compliant application.

Online digital library

A library of digital assets, for example images, videos, music, documents etc… available to users either on the internet or an intranet. There are many ways in which Online digital library systems are described.

OCR
Optical Character Recognition

Used in the process of scanning a page of printed text and creating computer readable text from it.