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Abbreviations Starting with Letter H

HDMI: High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is a proprietary audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from an HDMI-compliant source device, such as a display controller, to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.

H-Index: The Hirsch Index (h-index) is an author-level bibliometric indicator suggested in 2005 by Jorge E. Hirsch in an attempt to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. H-Index can be defined as the scholar with an index of h has published h papers each of which has been cited in other papers at least h times. 2013-S-P-III-Q-1

HRM: Human Resource Management (HRM, or simply HR) is a function in organizations designed to maximize employee performance for the purpose of achievement of goals and objectives of the organization.

HTML: Hyper Text Mark Up Language (HTML) is the standard mark-up language used to create web pages so that information (text and graphics) can be displayed in various different  web  browsers accessible via the World Wide Web, intranet or in a Compact Disc Read-Only Memory (CD ROM). It was developed by World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) & Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group (WHATWG) in 1993. 2012-J-P-III-Q-65, 2012-D-P-II-Q-33, 2013-J-P-III-Q-52, 2013-J-P-III-Q-55, 2014-D-P-III-Q-69

HTTP: Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is an Internet protocol used in the web browser softwares to establish the connection between a client computer and a remote Web server to transfer files (text, graphic, images, sound, video and other media files) on the World Wide Web. HTTP is the foundation of data communication for the World Wide Web. 2012-D-P-II-Q-16, 2012-D-P-II-Q-44

HTTPS: Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) is an Internet protocol used in the web browser softwares to establish secure connection between a client computer and a remote Web server. It is a secure version  of Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP)  protocol  over  which  data  is sent  between the  browser and  the  website in an encrypted form by Transport Layer Security or its predecessor, Secure Sockets Layer to enhance  authentication of the visited website and protection of the privacy and integrity of the exchanged data.

Badan BarmanDr. Badan Barman at present working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Library and Information Science, Gauhati University, Guwahati-781014, Assam, India. He is the creator of the LIS Links ( - India’s most popular social networking website for Library and Information Science professionals. He also created the Open Access Journals Search Engine (OAJSE) (, UGC NET Guide (, Assam Archive ( and LIS Study ( website.

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