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DCMI Localization and Internationalization Community

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Moderator: Shigeo Sugimoto
University of Library and Information Science Tsukuba
Moderator: Karen Rollitt
National Library of New Zealand - Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa
Status: This Community is currently active.
Established: 1997-10-08
Last Update: 2009-02-10
Charter: The DCMI Localization and Internationalization Community is a forum for individuals and organizations to share information and exchange ideas on the use of Dublin Core in their local or domain-specific applications with the global community. It also provides a forum for promoting interoperabilty and discussion on any issues arising from or relating to the use of DC in a variety of languages and cultures.

News and announcements

2004-12-13, The next F2F Working Group meeting for DC:Accessibility will be held in melbourne in the we February 7 - 11 2005. Those interested in attending in person or via telecommunications should contact Liddy Nevile.

The goals of this community are:

Exchange of information, knowledge and general discussion within the global community to promote interoperability in local or domain specific use of DC. This can include:

Issues arising may include:


Membership

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Mailing list

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Archive:
http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/DC-INTERNATIONAL.html


Background

Dublin Core is now adopted in many languages and outside of a generically bibliographical environment.

Since its beginning in 1997, this Community, formerly the  DC-Multiple Languages Interest Group, has recognized the need for a forum for exchanging such knowledge and experience among the global community. Local knowledge from a diversity of cultural contexts is useful not just locally, but also for the global community. 

The DCMI Localization and Internationalization Community will collaborate with:


History


 

Web-accessible versions of Dublin Core metadata term in Multiple Languages
(Please let the Chairs of this Working Group know if there are others)
DC Metadata registry
(Includes multiple language translations of DCterms)
http://dublincore.org/dcregistry/
Arabic http://ssgdoc.bibliothek.uni-halle.de/vlib/ssgfi/infodata/000320.html
Armenian not yet online
Burmese Under development
Chinese http://dc.library.sh.cn/1-1.htm
Czech http://www.ics.muni.cz/dublin_core/DC-czech-1.1.html
Danish http://www.pligtaflevering.dk/
Dutch
Found at: Project: Rapporten
http://donor.kb.nl/?/coop/donor/rapporten/DCsimpleformat.html
Finnish http://www.lib.helsinki.fi/dublin_core/dcref-fin-old.html
French http://crepuq.qc.ca/documents/bibl/Standards/dublincore/dublincore1.htm
http://openweb.eu.org/articles/dublin_core/
Greek http://www.ionio.gr/~sarantos/dc/dublincore10.html
Indonesian Not yet online
Italian http://www.iccu.sbn.it/dublinco.html
Japanese http://juror.slis.tsukuba.ac.jp/dcregistry/index.html
Khmer Under development
Korean http://www.dublincore.or.kr/elementset.htm
Maori http://dcregistry.natlib.govt.nz/dcregistry/
Nepali Under development
Norwegian http://www.bibsys.no/meta/dc/dcref.html
Polish http://ebib.oss.wroc.pl/standard/dc.html
Portuguese http://purl.pt/201/1/
Punjabi Not yet online
Romanian Under development
Russian http://www.rba.ru:8101/rusmarc/soft/
Spanish http://www.rediris.es/metadata/dublin_core_elements.es.html
Swedish http://www.kb.se/bus/DC/Dc_Sv1_1.htm
Thai http://www.tiac.or.th/

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Documentation

Powerpoint Presentations (HTML)

Powerpoint Presentations (PPT & PDF)

2008 Community Meeting Presentations

2007 Community Meeting Presentations

2005 Working Group Meeting Presentations - Dublin Core for an African context
Pat Liebetrau, Digital Imaging South Africa (DISA) - National Library of New Zealand: Strategies for interoperability: Metadata projects and activities
Karen Rollitt and Douglas Campbell, National Library of New Zealand - Metadata Vocabularies in Subject Gateways for Japanese Regional Public Libraries
Shigeo Sugimoto, Research Center for Knowledge Communities, Graduate School of Library, Information and Media Studies, University of Tsukuba - Creating vocabulary for Thai database integration
Praditta Siripan, Technical Information Access Center, Thailand - Matching language and cultural requirements. Specialist Task Force STF 287. "User-oriented handling of multicultural issues in multimedia communications"
Mike Pluke, STF leader, Francoise Petersen, Derek Pollard, Bianca Szalai

2000 Presentations by Thomas Baker - A Registry for Dublin Core - Metadata Grammar: Towards A Convergence Between Dublin Core and RDF

Status of DC translations