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An investigation of effective and efficient multilingual information access to digital collections

Jiangping Chen, Ryan Knudson, Min Namgoong
2014 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
access for digital collections.  ...  This paper presents the background, research design, and current progress of a new project on exploring the application of various machine translation strategies working toward multilingual information  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This project is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) under the National Leadership Grant LG-06-13-0187-13.  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.2014.14505101096 fatcat:kqqjurm7bzawvhsnrnxlaxzb5e

Bibliometric-Enhanced Information Retrieval [chapter]

Philipp Mayr, Andrea Scharnhorst, Birger Larsen, Philipp Schaer, Peter Mutschke
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
well as for large, cross-domain collections.  ...  This workshop aims to raise awareness of the missing link between information retrieval (IR) and bibliometrics/scientometrics and to create a common ground for the incorporation of bibliometric-enhanced  ...  We aim with the proposed workshop for a similar dissemination strategy, but now oriented towards core-IR.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-06028-6_99 fatcat:ff33zkqeujbwfitcr7npys24vi

A French-German Survey of Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Access and Restrictions

Joachim Schöpfel, Hélène Prost, Marjorie Piotrowski, Eberhard R. Hilf, Thomas Severiens, Paul Grabbe
2015 D-Lib Magazine  
As a French-German research team we conducted a survey with a sample of academic libraries and graduate schools in France and Germany on the situation and tendencies in ETD-publishing.  ...  For 9%, data on accessibility are missing. The 84% OA digital theses represent 32% of all theses (print and digital).  ...  theses if they are handed in, publishes them in their OA institutional repository (OA-IR), and in addition sends a digital copy for long term archiving to the German National Library DNB.  ... 
doi:10.1045/march2015-schopfel fatcat:pleh3uanwjc63pqoytmewhrmb4

Multilingual Adaptive Search for Digital Libraries [chapter]

M. Rami Ghorab, Johannes Leveling, Séamus Lawless, Alexander O'Connor, Dong Zhou, Gareth J. F. Jones, Vincent Wade
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Result documents are presented to the user in a contextualised manner. Challenges and affordances of both Adaptive and Multilingual IR, with a particular focus on Digital Libraries, are detailed.  ...  The framework components are motivated by a series of results from experiments on query logs and documents from The European Library.  ...  Acknowledgments This research is supported by the Science Foundation of Ireland (grant 07/CE/I1142) as part of the Centre for Next Generation Localisation (http://www.cngl.ie/).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-24469-8_26 fatcat:kzyo6yprrvbm7gxw3qsw2jfhry

CLEF 2009 Ad Hoc Track Overview: TEL and Persian Tasks [chapter]

Nicola Ferro, Carol Peters
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this first of the two track overviews, we describe the objectives and results of the TEL and Persian tasks and provide some statistical analyses.  ...  The 2009 Ad Hoc track was to a large extent a repetition of last year's track, with the same three tasks: Tel@CLEF, Persian@CLEF, and Robust-WSD.  ...  They were responsible for the preparation of the set of topics for the Hamshahri collection in Farsi and English and for the subsequent relevance assessments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-15754-7_2 fatcat:hpledexr3zcujj5wllpy2ba5te

Scripta Bulgarica: Digital Library of Medieval Bulgarian Literature

Anissava Miltenova
2018 Slavistica Vilnensis  
The project "SCRIPTA BULGARICA: Digital Library of Medieval Bulgarian Literature" (http://www.scripta-bulgarica.eu/en ) is intended to create an electronic thesaurus and a library of Old Church Slavonic  ...  The articles for terminology include glossary in 7 languages: Latin, Greek, Old Church Slavonic, Russian, Serbian, English, German. Main information is in Bulgarian.  ...  Digital images of the manuscript (kept in three libraries in three different countries: the National and University Library in Ljubljana, Slovenia; the Russian National Library in St.  ... 
doi:10.15388/slavviln.2018.63.11858 fatcat:54nit2refng7vn6lvaoqjo5olu

Institutional Repositories: an Internal and External Perspective on the Value of IRs for Researchers' Communities

Maria Cassella
2010 Liber Quarterly: The Journal of European Research Libraries  
I hope that this study will foster the development of standard Performance Indicators for IRs in the very near future, in order to help IR managers to demonstrate their repositories' cost-effectiveness  ...  Three more indicators from an external perspective are then proposed and discussed by the author.  ...  Acknowledgments The author wishes to thank Michael Heaney for reading the draft of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.18352/lq.7989 fatcat:skaa5nqbszcbff5nldnnpt3ouy

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1986 Education for Information  
Origins The project originated as an academic project undertaken by final-year students to test the capability of microcomputers in handling an integrated library system.  ...  Wilson Foundation has granted $3,500 to the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) towards the support of the ALISE Centennial Conference to be held at Columbia University on  ... 
doi:10.3233/efi-1986-4116 fatcat:vb2hkfs4e5ha3hdvxxrriqarpi

PsyDok: Electronic full-text archive for psychological documents

Ulrich Herb
2006 Publishing research quarterly  
The Saarland University and State Library (Saarlaendische Universitaets-und Landesbibliothek SULB) runs the Special Subject Collection Psychology which is part of an information system for the supra-regional  ...  With the increasing opportunities for electronic information the following question emerged for the Special Subject Collection: how can a contribution to the availability and preservation of electronic  ...  Each URN is registered by the German National Library 11 (Die Deutsche Bibliothek, DDB).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12109-006-0006-4 fatcat:thgiuqub6bfb5bvf64d2cz2eyu

A decision-theoretic approach to database selection in networked IR

Norbert Fuhr
1999 ACM Transactions on Information Systems  
the test collections.  ...  to extract knowledge from textual corpuses in order to be used for indexing and/or retrieval GMD-IPSI GMD -Forschungszentrum Informationstechnik GmbH, the German National Research Centre for Information  ...  Totals for EC funded part of the network and the whole network are shown separately.  ... 
doi:10.1145/314516.314517 fatcat:pa3itrgvszd2ffx6gpcs4ut4ti

CLEF 2006: Ad Hoc Track Overview [chapter]

Giorgio M. Di Nunzio, Nicola Ferro, Thomas Mandl, Carol Peters
2007 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The track was changed considerably this year with the introduction of new document collections consisting of library catalog records derived from The European Library, with a non-European target language  ...  We describe the objectives and organization of the CLEF 2008 ad hoc track and discuss the main characteristics of the tasks offered to test monolingual and cross-language textual document retrieval systems  ...  They were responsible for the preparation of the set of topics for the Hamshahri collection in Farsi and English and for the subsequent relevance assessments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-74999-8_3 fatcat:ecr3zp6knvdufijcylc36gdfvm

News

1991 Education for Information  
The project, Assessing Information on the Internet: Toward Providing Library Services for Computer-Mediated Communication, will investigate the nature of electronic information available on the Internet  ...  Anyone who wants to use the resources offered by a data collection service such as ESA-IRS should work through this basic module.  ... 
doi:10.3233/efi-1991-9412 fatcat:pvtxfj56ifg4xmvgyo2cwmjdzy

Digital Preservation Service Provider Models for Institutional Repositories

Steve Hitchcock, Tim Brody, Jessie M.N. Hey, Leslie Carr
2007 D-Lib Magazine  
While theses have long been collected by national libraries, work at the German National Library is advancing towards providing a preservation framework for ETDs (Wollschlaeger 2006).  ...  The Repository Bridge project demonstrated how ETDs could be harvested using OAI and METS from Welsh IRs to a Fedora-based repository at the National Library of Wales (Lewis and Bell 2006), while Santhanagopalan  ... 
doi:10.1045/may2007-hitchcock fatcat:idhjqouziba3rfuj3tpxtmpkju

Database and information-retrieval methods for knowledge discovery

Gerhard Weikum, Gjergji Kasneci, Maya Ramanath, Fabian Suchanek
2009 Communications of the ACM  
The article presents various approaches and the roles of DB and IR methods towards this ambitious objective.  ...  A grand challenge that a joint DB&IR endeavor could aim for is to automatically build and maintain a comprehensive knowledge base that encompasses all important facts from encyclopedic sources and the  ...  and technology drivers: accounting systems (online reservations, banking, etc.) for DB, and library systems (bibliographic catalogs, patent collections, etc.) for IR.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1498765.1498784 fatcat:qm5w4jqzw5f3letsya33k46gzm

CLEF 2008: Ad Hoc Track Overview [chapter]

Eneko Agirre, Giorgio Maria Di Nunzio, Nicola Ferro, Thomas Mandl, Carol Peters
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The track was changed considerably this year with the introduction of new document collections consisting of library catalog records derived from The European Library, with a non-European target language  ...  We describe the objectives and organization of the CLEF 2008 ad hoc track and discuss the main characteristics of the tasks offered to test monolingual and cross-language textual document retrieval systems  ...  They were responsible for the preparation of the set of topics for the Hamshahri collection in Farsi and English and for the subsequent relevance assessments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-04447-2_2 fatcat:tuhxz4wcwralxlmadn5ob7bloy
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