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Title: Collection%20of%20Pan-European%20Terminology%20Resources%20through%20Cooperation%20of%20Terminology%20Institutions

  • Collection of Pan-European Terminology Resources
    through Cooperation of Terminology Institutions

Andrejs Vasiljevs, Tilde, Latvia
eContent Program Project
  • Contract Number EDC - 22 267
  • Duration 24 months
  • 8 participants from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia,
    Hungary, Poland, Germany, Denmark
  • Coordinator Tilde company (Latvia)
  • Total cost of the project EUR 3 292 200
  • Max Community contribution EUR 1 646 100

Expected Results of the Project
  • Developed and implemented unified terminological
    methodology for new EU member states, aligned
    with best practices in EU
  • Established network of terminology institutions
    in region
  • Consolidation, harmonization and centralization
    of fragmented terminology resources
  • Operating online terminology data bank with links
    to various external term databases and banks

Linguistic Infrastructure Created/Strengthened
  • EuroTermBank goal is to facilitate Pan European
    terminology development process
  • Methodology for harmonisation of terminology
    processes in new EU member countries and for
    ensuring compatibility of terminological
    resources for data interchange and resource
  • Networking of terminology-related institutions
    (creators and holders of terminology resources,
    major user organisations) on both national and
    multinational levels
  • Consolidation of terminology content from
    different sources and owners in unified database
    that is intelinked with other systems

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Users Benefits for Users
  • Targeted to both terminology users and
    terminology creators
  • Single and free online access point to
    comprehensive terminology resources in different
    languages and fields
  • Effective dissemination of terminology resources
  • Involvement of general public in terminology
    development and dissemination through online
  • Facilitation of professional terminology
    development through authorized online database
    tools and discussions
  • Easy to use and sophisticated search mechanisms
    taking into account language specifics

Business Case
  • Free services
  • At least 90 of content
  • Available to general public
  • Fee based services
  • Added value services like compilation of term
    collections upon user requests (like terminology
    extracts for dictionary publishers)
  • Proprietary content
  • Revenue used to cover maintenance and further
    development costs
  • Authorization mechanisms to support commercial

Participants Roles
  • Tilde, SIA Latvia
  • Coordinator
  • Project management
  • System development and implementation
  • University of Applied Sciences Cologne Germany
  • Networking of terminology institutions
  • Development of organisational and legal
  • Center for Sprogteknologi, University of
    Copenhagen Denmark
  • Networking of terminology institutions
  • Development of methodology and standards
  • Lietuviu kalbos institutas (The Institute of the
    Lithuanian Language) Lithuania
  • Awareness, dissemination
  • Marketing, and exploitation
  • Collection of national resources

Participants Roles
  • Latvian Academy of Sciences Latvia
  • General content selection, acquisition and
  • Collection of national resources
  • MorphoLogic Hungary
  • Requirements analysis and system design
  • Collection of national resources
  • Department of Estonian and Finno-Ugric
    Linguistics, University of Tartu Estonia
  • Assessment, evaluation and system elaboration
  • Collection of national resource
  • Information Processing Centre Poland
  • Collection of national resource
  • Awareness and dissemination on national level

  • Thank youandWelcome to EuroTermBank soon!

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