The Collection and Digitization of the Genealogies in the National Library of China

XIE, Dongrong and XIAO, Yu and SHI, Jian (2013) The Collection and Digitization of the Genealogies in the National Library of China. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2013 - Singapore - Future Libraries: Infinite Possibilities in Session 220 - Genealogy and Local History.

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Abstract

The Collection and Digitization of the Genealogies in the National Library of China

The history of the genealogies collection of NLC has been reviewed and the current situation of the collection is introduced as well. The character and value of the genealogies in NLC is analyzed and the digitalization of the collections in different levels is emphasized including the various services to the readers basing on these digital products. 1) The genealogies have been catalogued in MARC format and the fundamental information of the collections is described. 2) The images of the original genealogies are acquired by scanning or photographing, which are provided to the readers with the cataloging data and the volumes information of the genealogies. 3) The genealogies have been indexed, the indexes to the titles and family members are focused on which described the information of the peoples and articles in the documents that can be used separately or accompanying with the images. 4) The images are transformed into the text format and the full text search can be achieved. 5) The people relations in the pedigrees in the genealogies are sorted out and the data of the family trees is acquired. The readers can search the database by people relation and specify the searching result. The digital resources are integrated so that the one station services can be accessed through website.

中国国家图书馆的家谱收藏及其数字化

[摘要] 本文简要回顾了中国国家图书馆的家谱收藏历史,阐述了国家图书馆现存家谱的收藏概况,分析了馆藏家谱的特点及价值,重点说明中国国家图书馆对馆藏家谱进行了多层次的数字化,并在此基础上提供多种形式的读者服务:(1)编制基于MARC的家谱书目数据,揭示家谱的基本信息,用于OPAC系统,提供书目数据检索。(2)对家谱原本进行扫描或拍照,获取家谱图像数据,配合家谱书目数据和卷目数据,提供在线图像阅览。(3)制作家谱索引数据,主要是人物索引和篇目索引,揭示家谱中的人物信息和篇目信息,既可以单独使用,也可以配合家谱图像数据提供服务。(4)制作家谱文本数据,提供全文检索。(5)整理家谱谱系关系,制作谱系树数据,提供人物关系检索和定制显示。中国国家图书馆将上述家谱数字资源进行整合,在“中华寻根网”上提供一站式服务。

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