[lg policy] Language policy for The European Library

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jul 5 15:13:18 UTC 2012


Language policy for The European Library
Table of Contents
1.
Introduction 2
2.
English as an academic lingua franca among the target users of
The European Library 2
3.
Background 2
4.
How other services approach language representation 3
i.
Comparison with similar organisations 3
ii.
Comparison with services similar or of interest to
The European Library 4
5.
Recommendations 4
i.
Adopting 36 languages for top-level translations 4
ii.
Including Wikipedia content in the Partners section 4
iii.
Adopting Google Translation or another free
translation service for editorial content 5
6. Conclusion

more at:
http://www.theeuropeanlibrary.org/confluence/download/attachments/3702838/LanguagePolicyofTheEuropeanLibrary.pdf

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