Issues in Multilingual Thesauri. Managing Content. Managing Content relevant and related to an organization Documentary Resources Internally generated reports and other resources Web Resources CMS combine a variety of tools & technologies. Managing Content. Involves Capturing Storing
Need for Vocabulary management;
Thesauri are important tools for this purpose
LINGUSITC DIVERSITY IN GLOBAL INFORMATION NETWORKS AND UNIVERSAL ACCESS TO INFORMATION IN CYBERSPACE ARE AT THE CORE OF CONTEMPORARY DEBATES AND CAN BE A DETERMINING FACTOR IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF A KNOWLEDGE-BASED SOCIETY
Subject Coverage increasingly diverse groups from different cultural and linguistic backgrounds seek access to equally diverse pieces of information…
Time / Period
Structure & Presentation
No period restriction
Structure defined to generate independent language thesauri, if required; Context specifying elements used only occasionally
Entire universe of subjects
Structure based on Tamil terms as the base / source (descriptor) with corresponding terms in English language; Context specifying elements used for every Descriptor
Both print-on-paper and electronic sources; E.g.,
1)Cologne online Tamil lexicon. [Based on Tamil Lexicon and supplement, 1924-1939]. http://webapps.uni-koeln.de/tamil/ (COTL)
2)Commemorative bibliography of the first 1008 books published by the South India Saiva Siddhanta Works Publishing Society / By S.R. Ranganathan and R. Muthukumaraswamy. Tirunelveli: The Society; 1961.
3)Periya puranam: a Tamil classic on the great Saiva Saints of South India / By Sekkizhaar. Condensed English version by G. Vanmikanathan and N. Mahalingam. Madras: Sri Ramakrishna Math; .
4) Sub-forms of Tamil poetry and their classification / By S.R. Ranganathan and V.Thillainayagam. Annals of Library Science, 10(3); 1963; 175-185
5)WordNet 2.1 (online)
6) Murugan, V. (200). Tolkappiam in English: Translation with the Tamil text translileration in the Roman script, Introduction, glossary and illustrations / Project Director; Dr. G. John Samuel. Chennai: Institute of Asian Studies. ISBN 81-87892-05-6.
7) Tamil lexicon (1924-1939). Published under the authority of the University of Madras. Reprint 1982. v.I-VI + Supplement.
8) Thillainayagam, V. (1978). The cultural heritage of the Tamils: Library studies. Madras Institute of Tamil Studies, Seminar on Cultural Heritage of Tamils, 25-27 February 1978; p. 292-333. Also published in Pulamai, v.4, No.3-4; July-September 1978; p.253-299.
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No. of Records
327 Entries with tAmarai as entry word or in the explanation
36 entries with kamalam as entry word or in the explanation
309 entries with Lotus as entry word or in the explanation
Multiplicity of Synonyms
tAmarai increasingly diverse groups from different cultural and linguistic backgrounds seek access to equally diverse pieces of information…
Stalk of the Lotus
thorny portion of the stalk of the lotus