Table 1: Definitions of common acronyms.

From: Sustainable data and metadata management at the BD2K-LINCS Data Coordination and Integration Center

Acronym Definition Description
BD2K Big Data to Knowledge Program An NIH Common Fund Program
DCIC Data Coordination and Integration Center Dedicated Center for processing and integrating the LINCS Data
DSGCs Data Signature Generation Centers 6 Centers that generate the LINCS data by using more than 20 assays
DWG Data Working Group A LINCS working group with the goal of reviewing and improving specifications
FAIR principles Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable principles Guiding principles for facilitating the reusue of scholarly data
LDP LINCS Data Portal The primary web/data portal for accessing the LINCS Data
LDR LINCS Data Registry The main management system for the LINCS DCIC
LINCS Library of Integrated Network-based Cellular Signatures An NIH Common Fund program with the goal to establish a network-based understanding of biology