Carnegie Mellon University

Multilingual Digital Library – NLP Way

With the mission to increase multilingual rare collection of literature and related contents CDAC Noida started working in “Million Books Project “undertaken by Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh with the directions and financial support from Ministry of Electronics and IT, Govt of India. The main objectives were to search the rare multilingual contents – free copyright – digitize them, create metadata and add to the Digital Library Project. While digitization, there were some issues seen and to resolve them CDAC Noida carried out related research also. The presentation is going to cover the issues and how have these been resolved. Besides Structural Metadata, Formulation of Semantic Metadata structures were also carried out as per the need for making the content easily accessible.