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Learned society

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A learned society (also known as a learned academy, scholarly society, or academic association) is an organisation that exists to promote an academic discipline, profession, or a group of related disciplines such as the arts. [1]

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Académie française

The Académie française is the pre-eminent French council for matters pertaining to the French language.

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Academia.edu is a for-profit American social networking website for academics.

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Academic conference

An academic conference or symposium is a conference for researchers (not necessarily academics) to present and discuss their work.

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Academic journal

An academic or scholarly journal is a periodical publication in which scholarship relating to a particular academic discipline is published.

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Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

The Leopoldina is the national academy of Germany.

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Accademia dei Lincei

The Accademia dei Lincei (literally the "Academy of the Lynx-Eyed", but anglicised as the Lincean Academy) is an Italian science academy, located at the Palazzo Corsini on the Via della Lungara in Rome, Italy.

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Accademia della Crusca

The Accademia della Crusca ("Academy of the Bran"), generally abbreviated as La Crusca, is an Italian society for scholars and Italian linguists and philologists established in Florence.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is an American international non-profit organization with the stated goals of promoting cooperation among scientists, defending scientific freedom, encouraging scientific responsibility, and supporting scientific education and science outreach for the betterment of all humanity.

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Consistori del Gay Saber

The Consistori del Gay Saber ("Consistory of the Gay Science") was a poetic academy founded at Toulouse in 1323 to revive and perpetuate the lyric poetry of the troubadours.

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Discipline (academia)

An academic discipline or academic field is a branch of knowledge.

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Entomological Society of Israel

The Entomological Society of Israel (ISE) was founded on 20 February 1962 after more than 20 years of ad hoc meetings and discussions of various entomological issues.

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Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California.

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A fellow is a member of a group (or fellowship) that work together in pursuing mutual knowledge or practice.

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French Academy of Sciences

The French Academy of Sciences (French: Académie des sciences) is a learned society, founded in 1666 by Louis XIV at the suggestion of Jean-Baptiste Colbert, to encourage and protect the spirit of French scientific research.

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Globalization or globalisation is the process of interaction and integration between people, companies, and governments worldwide.

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Honorary degree

An honorary degree, in Latin a degree honoris causa ("for the sake of the honor") or ad honorem ("to the honor"), is an academic degree for which a university (or other degree-awarding institution) has waived the usual requirements, such as matriculation, residence, a dissertation and the passing of comprehensive examinations.

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International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions

The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is the leading international body representing the interests of people who rely on libraries and information professionals.

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The National Academic Mailing List Service, known as JiscMail, is the UK's biggest educational and research email discussion list community.

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LinkedIn is a business and employment-oriented service that operates via websites and mobile apps.

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List of learned societies

This is a partial list of learned societies, grouped by country.

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Massachusetts Medical Society

The Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) is the oldest, most distinguished and prestigious continuously operating state medical association in the United States and the world.

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Mendeley is a desktop and web program produced by Elsevier for managing and sharing research papers, discovering research data and collaborating online.

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Modern Language Association

The Modern Language Association of America, often referred to as the Modern Language Association (MLA), is the principal professional association in the United States for scholars of language and literature.

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National academy

A national academy is an organizational body, usually operating with state financial support and approval, that co-ordinates scholarly research activities and standards for academic disciplines, most frequently in the sciences but also the humanities.

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Nonprofit organization

A non-profit organization (NPO), also known as a non-business entity or non-profit institution, is dedicated to furthering a particular social cause or advocating for a shared point of view.

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An organization or organisation is an entity comprising multiple people, such as an institution or an association, that has a collective goal and is linked to an external environment.

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Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country located in Central Europe.

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Post-nominal letters

Post-nominal letters, also called post-nominal initials, post-nominal titles or designatory letters, are letters placed after a person's name to indicate that that individual holds a position, academic degree, accreditation, office, military decoration, or honour, or is a member of a religious institute or fraternity.

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A profession is a vocation founded upon specialized educational training, the purpose of which is to supply disinterested objective counsel and service to others, for a direct and definite compensation, wholly apart from expectation of other business gain.

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Professional association

A professional association (also called a professional body, professional organization, or professional society) is usually a nonprofit organization seeking to further a particular profession, the interests of individuals engaged in that profession and the public interest.

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A quango or QUANGO (less often QuANGO or QANGO) is a quasi-autonomous non-governmental organisation.

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Regional Studies Association

The Regional Studies Association (RSA) is a major international learned society that is concerned with the analysis of regions and regional issues.

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Royal Academy of Engineering

The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) is the UK’s national academy of engineering.

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Royal Entomological Society

The Royal Entomological Society is devoted to the study of insects.

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Royal Society

The President, Council and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society.

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Royal Society Te Apārangi

The Royal Society Te Apārangi (in full, Royal Society of New Zealand Te Apārangi) is an independent government body in New Zealand providing funding and policy advice in the fields of sciences and the humanities.

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Sociology of scientific knowledge

The sociology of scientific knowledge (SSK) is the study of science as a social activity, especially dealing with "the social conditions and effects of science, and with the social structures and processes of scientific activity." The sociology of scientific ignorance (SSI) is complementary to the sociology of scientific knowledge.

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Sodalitas Litterarum Vistulana

Sodalitas Litterarum Vistulana ("Literary Sodality of the Vistula") was an international academic society modelled after the Roman Academy, founded around 1488 in Cracow by Conrad Celtes, a German humanist scholar who in other areas founded several similar societies.

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Text publication society

A text publication society is a learned society which publishes (either as its sole function, or as a principal function) scholarly editions of old works of historical or literary interest, or archival documents.

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The arts

The arts refers to the theory and physical expression of creativity found in human societies and cultures.

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The New England Journal of Medicine

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) is a weekly medical journal published by the Massachusetts Medical Society.

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Virtual community

A virtual community is a social network of individuals who interact through specific social media, potentially crossing geographical and political boundaries in order to pursue mutual interests or goals.

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