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.
The Collection and Digitization of the Genealogies in the National Library of ChinaThe 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.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Conference details:||IFLA WLIC 2013 - Singapore - Future Libraries: Infinite Possibilities
Session 220 - The infinite possibilities of family history and genealogy in East and South Asian culture - Genealogy and Local History
Track 5: Ideas, innovations, anticipating the new
|Divisions:||Division 2 Library Collections > Genealogy and Local History Section|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Genealogy, National Library of China|
|Date Deposited:||09 Jul 2013 16:44|
|Last Modified:||02 Aug 2013 08:47|
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