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Proceedings of the International Conference on Culture and Language in Southeast Asia (ICCLAS 2017)

Deficiency of Material Description in Islamic Manuscripts of Thesaurus of Indonesian Islamic Manuscripts (TIIM)

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Alfida Alfida
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Alfida Alfida
Keywords
Islamic manuscripts; digital Islamic manuscripts; manuscripts cataloging standards; research; AMREMM.
Abstract
The increasing of digital surrogates programs for Islamic manuscripts in recent years gives positive things in protecting manuscripts value as both cultural heritage and an academic source. Thesaurus of Indonesian Islamic Manuscripts has long been done the program. The creation of this finding aid allows individuals to browse a surrogate to get the knowledge of the content and the physical and artistic features of Islamic manuscripts collection. However, those records seem remained largely inaccessible to the public since material description, including codicological and palaeographical aspects sometimes are not necessarily representing the manuscript. Through analyzing the catalogs and following the AMREMM standard and HathiTrust cataloging description with modifications regarding palaeographic and codicological features of the manuscripts, the study attempts to analyze to what extent this digital surrogates program has been covered southeast Asian Islamic manuscripts. It also highlights how the standard applied in two programs. The study shows that there are many aspects of this database that should be covered to increase manuscript research.
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@inproceedings{Alfida2017,
  title={Deficiency of Material Description in Islamic Manuscripts of Thesaurus of Indonesian Islamic Manuscripts (TIIM)},
  author={Alfida, Alfida},
  year={2017},
  booktitle={International Conference on Culture and Language in Southeast Asia (ICCLAS 2017)},
  issn={2352-5398},
  isbn={978-94-6252-462-0},
  url={http://dx.doi.org/10.2991/icclas-17.2018.20},
  doi={10.2991/icclas-17.2018.20},
  publisher={Atlantis Press}
}
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