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An introduction to the name authority files in iran

  1. 1. An Introduction to the Name Authority Files in Iran<br />Multilingual Terminology Working Group, Getty Research Institute, LA<br />Emad Khazraee, Drexel University<br />25 August 2010<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />Section I:<br />A Brief History of the Name Authority in Iran<br />The Name Authority List of Authors and Famous People<br />Important Issues<br />Current Status, Future Works<br />Section II:<br />Introduction to EIAH<br />EIAH Vocabularies<br />Future Works<br />25 August 2010<br />2<br />Multilingual Terminology Working Group, Getty Research Institute, LA<br />
  3. 3. 25 August 2010<br />3<br />Multilingual Terminology Working Group, Getty Research Institute, LA<br />Section I<br />NLAI Name Authority Files<br />
  4. 4. 25 August 2010<br />4<br />Multilingual Terminology Working Group, Getty Research Institute, LA<br />A Brief History of the Name Authority in Iran<br />Background:<br /><ul><li>1969: the Work Started by “Tehran Book Processing Center” (TEBROC)
  5. 5. 1977: the First Name Authority File was Published by TEBROC
  6. 6. 1983: TEBROC was Merged with the National Library of Iran</li></ul>Type of Authority Files:<br /><ul><li>The Name Authority List of Authors and Famous People
  7. 7. The Authority File of the Iranian Institutes, and Governmental Corporate Bodies (By IRANDOC)
  8. 8. Directory of Iranian's Publishing Industry
  9. 9. Geographical Names</li></li></ul><li>25 August 2010<br />5<br />Multilingual Terminology Working Group, Getty Research Institute, LA<br />The Name Authority List of Authors and Famous People<br />The Name Authority List of Authors and Famous People:<br /><ul><li>First Edition, 1977 by TEBROC
  10. 10. Second Edition, 1997 by National Library of Iran
  11. 11. Third Edition, 2003 by National Library of Iran
  12. 12. Electronic Version Started in 1995
  13. 13. Project Ongoing</li></li></ul><li>25 August 2010<br />6<br />Multilingual Terminology Working Group, Getty Research Institute, LA<br />The Name Authority List of Authors and Famous People<br />Content<br /><ul><li>Based on the Catalog of National Library of Iran
  14. 14. Entries:
  15. 15. Creators
  16. 16. Contributors
  17. 17. Subjects (Persons Appeared as Subject)
  18. 18. Processed, Controlled and Merged Based on the Guidelines</li></li></ul><li>25 August 2010<br />7<br />Multilingual Terminology Working Group, Getty Research Institute, LA<br />The Name Authority List of Authors and Famous People<br />Types of Names<br /><ul><li>Iranian Names
  19. 19. Before Islam (to ca 662)
  20. 20. After Islam to 1926 (ca 662-1926)
  21. 21. Modern Names (After 1926)
  22. 22. Non-Iranian Names
  23. 23. Arabic and Islamic Tradition
  24. 24. From the Beginning to the End of 18th Century
  25. 25. 19th Century Onward
  26. 26. Other Non-Iranian Names
  27. 27. From Beginning to the Renaissance
  28. 28. From Renaissance Onward</li></li></ul><li>25 August 2010<br />8<br />Multilingual Terminology Working Group, Getty Research Institute, LA<br />The Name Authority List of Authors and Famous People<br />Types of Names (Continued)<br /><ul><li>Special Names
  29. 29. Royal Names
  30. 30. The Prophets, Imams, Popes and Saints
  31. 31. Names of Women (Iranian and Non-Iranian)</li></ul>For Further Details on Names of Persons in Persian:<br />IFLA UBCIM Program. (1996). Names of persons : national usages for entry in catalogues (4th ed.). <br />
  32. 32. 25 August 2010<br />9<br />Multilingual Terminology Working Group, Getty Research Institute, LA<br />The Name Authority List of Authors and Famous People<br />Equivalents for the Latin Names<br /><ul><li>Latin Names Appeared in the National Library Catalog (English, French, German, and also Russian)
  33. 33. Persian Transliteration based on NALI Guideline
  34. 34. English Version Corresponds to LC Name Authority Files</li></ul>For Further Details on Transliteration to Persian:<br />Soltani, P., and Fani, K. (2007). A Catalog of Books on Iranian and Islamic Studies in the National Library of Iran, National Library of Iran, Tehran. <br />
  35. 35. 25 August 2010<br />10<br />Multilingual Terminology Working Group, Getty Research Institute, LA<br />Important Issues<br />Transliteration Problems:<br /><ul><li>Problems Caused by ALA-LC Romanization Tables
  36. 36. Lack of Functional Knowledge of Persian
  37. 37. Problems of the Treatment of the Names</li></ul>Correspondence in Multilingual Contexts<br />For Further Details on Transliteration Issues:<br />Molavi, F. (2006). Main Issues in Cataloging Persian Language Materials in North America. Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 43(2), 77-82.<br />
  38. 38. 25 August 2010<br />11<br />Multilingual Terminology Working Group, Getty Research Institute, LA<br />Current Status<br /><ul><li>Work Ongoing (Frequently Updated in Electronic Version)
  39. 39. Total Number of Entries (Preferred, Non-Preferred, and Latin): 259165
  40. 40. Available in UNIMARC Format</li></li></ul><li>25 August 2010<br />12<br />Multilingual Terminology Working Group, Getty Research Institute, LA<br />Future Works<br /><ul><li>Use of URI’s
  41. 41. Possibility of the Linkage to VIAF
  42. 42. Express in a More Semantic Web Friendly Format (RDF)</li></li></ul><li>25 August 2010<br />13<br />Multilingual Terminology Working Group, Getty Research Institute, LA<br />Section II<br />EIAH Vocabularies<br />
  43. 43. 25 August 2010<br />14<br />Multilingual Terminology Working Group, Getty Research Institute, LA<br />Introduction to EIAH<br /><ul><li>Founded in 2006
  44. 44. A Nonprofit Organization
  45. 45. Head Director: Mohammad Beheshti, the Former Head of the Iranian Cultural Heritage Organization
  46. 46. A Digital Encyclopedia Providing Integrated Access to the Resources on the History of Iranian Architecture and to the Facilities for Knowledge Interoperability and Exchange</li></li></ul><li>25 August 2010<br />15<br />Multilingual Terminology Working Group, Getty Research Institute, LA<br />EIAH Information Architecture: A Brief Look <br />
  47. 47. 25 August 2010<br />16<br />Multilingual Terminology Working Group, Getty Research Institute, LA<br />EIAH Vocabularies<br />Vocabulary Types:<br /><ul><li>Architectural Terms and Concepts
  48. 48. Names of Monuments and Sites
  49. 49. Geographical Names
  50. 50. Names of Persons</li></li></ul><li>25 August 2010<br />17<br />Multilingual Terminology Working Group, Getty Research Institute, LA<br />EIAH Vocabularies<br /><ul><li>Classifying Resources by Domain Experts
  51. 51. Reference Books
  52. 52. Primary Resources
  53. 53. Secondary Resources
  54. 54. A Three-Phase Process of Resources
  55. 55. Utilizing Aratta Semantic Note-Taking Tool
  56. 56. Process and Control by Domain Experts</li></li></ul><li>25 August 2010<br />18<br />Multilingual Terminology Working Group, Getty Research Institute, LA<br />Current Status<br /><ul><li>Phase One Done (Reference Books in Persian)
  57. 57. Second Phase in Process
  58. 58. Monuments and Sites: 27334 (Preferred)
  59. 59. Architectural Concepts and Terms: 8592 (Preferred)
  60. 60. Geographical Names: 1411 (Preferred)
  61. 61. Names of Persons: 723 (Preferred)</li></li></ul><li>25 August 2010<br />19<br />Multilingual Terminology Working Group, Getty Research Institute, LA<br />Future Works<br /><ul><li>Third Phase and the Final Verification and Control
  62. 62. Expressing Data in Semantic Web Friendly Formats (SKOS, RDF)
  63. 63. Possibility to Contribute to the Multilingual Vocabularies (e.g. AAT, CONA, TGN)</li></li></ul><li>An Introduction to the Name Authority Files in Iran<br />Multilingual Terminology Working Group, Getty Research Institute, LA<br />Emad Khazraee, Drexel University<br />25 August 2010<br />25 August 2010<br />20<br />Multilingual Terminology Working Group, Getty Research Institute, LA<br />Acknowledgement<br />ShirinTaavoni and PooriSoltani<br />Thank You<br />Questions?<br />emad@drexel.edu<br />

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