Home Terminology resource list

Terminology Committee resource list

 

List compiled by Corina Macdonald

 

GLOSSARIES AND THESAURI

Variable Media Glossary. Depocas, A., Ippolito, J., and Jones, C. (eds) (2003). Permanence Through Change: The Variable Media Approach. New York: Guggenheim Museum Publications and the Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art Science and Technology.
http://www.variablemedia.net/e/preserving/html/var_pub_index.html

 

Capturing Unstable Media Glossary, V2
http://capturing.projects.v2.nl/glossary.html

 

UNESCO Thesaurus
http://www2.ulcc.ac.uk/unesco/

 

Independent Media Arts Preservation (IMAP), Glossary
http://www.imappreserve.org/cat_proj/glossary.html

 

Dictionnaire des arts médiatiques. 1996, Groupe de recherche en arts médiatiques, Université du Québec à Montréal.
http://www.dictionnairegram.org/

Inside Installations Glossary
http://glossary.inside-installations.org

 

Bay Area Video Coalition – Glossary
http://www.bavc.org/preservation/dvd/resources/gloss.htm

 

Digital Curation Centre Glossary
http://www.dcc.ac.uk/resource/glossary/

 

AMIA Glossary
http://www.amianet.org

 

Besser, Howard. Introduction to imaging : issues in constructing an image database : revised edition. Los Angeles : Getty Research Institute, 2003.
http://www.getty.edu/research/conducting_research/standards/introimages/glossary.html
[includes Glossary]

 

InterPARES Glossary (International Research on Permanent Authentic Records in Electronic Systems)
http://www.interpares.org/display_file.cfm?doc=ip1_glossary.pdf
[archival context]

 

Grand dictionnaire terminologique, Office québecois de la langue française
http://www.granddictionnaire.ca/

 

Kodak Glossary of Film/Video Terms.
http://motion.kodak.com/US/en/motion/Education/Film_Video_Glossary/

 

Lexical and Classification Resources from CoOl
http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/lex/

 

[With links to glossaries and thesauri, this CoOl site offers information specific to magnetic media preservation as well as other areas of archival research.]
Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science (ODLIS), Joan M. Reitz.
http://lu.com/odlis/odlis_r.cfm

 

WordNet
http://wordnet.princeton.edu/

 

Preserving Access to Digital Information (PADI) Glossaries
http://www.nla.gov.au/padi/format/gloss.html

 

Recording institute of Detroit, Audio Recording Terms Glossary
http://recordingeq.com/glossary/glospt.htm

 

Structured Glossary from the Technology Assessment Advisory Committee of the Commission on Preservation and Access
http://www.clir.org/pubs/reports/lynn/

 

[This extensive glossary breaks terms down by document medium, format, properties, content, and condition. It also includes storage terms, specific preservation terms, methodology, and more].
Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT)
http://www.getty.edu/research/conducting_research/vocabularies/aat/

 

Tech Terms Dictionary
http://www.techterms.com/

 

Technical Glossary of Common Audiovisual Terms (developed by National Film and Sound Archive – Australia)

 

http://www.nfsa.afc.gov.au/preservation/audiovisual_terms/
Universal Preservation Format Glossary

 

http://info.wgbh.org/upf/glossary.html
[Developed in conjunction with the Universal Preservation Format, this glossary has cross-domain definitions of preservation terms and provides links to glossaries that have additional source information.]

 

OTHER TERMINOLOGY SOURCES / RESOURCES

Documentation and capturing methods for unstable media arts, V2
http://archive.v2.nl/v2_archive/projects/capturing/1_2_capturing.pdf

 

Description models for unstable media art. V2.
http://archive.v2.nl/v2_archive/projects/capturing/1_3_metadata.pdf

 

Class Hierarchy for cmcm_final Project, V2
http://archive.v2.nl/v2_archive/projects/capturing/cmcm/html/

 

CIDOC CRM – Conceptual Reference Model
http://cidoc.ics.forth.gr/

 

Audio and Video Carriers, TAPE (Training for Audiovisual Preservation in Europe)
www.tape-online.net/docs/audio_and_video_carriers.pdf

 

JISC Techwatch A-Z Technologies
http://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/services/techwatch/aztechnologies.aspx

 

Computer Forensics Tools Testing Website
http://www.cftt.nist.gov/

 

Disk Imaging Specification Comments and Responses
http://www.cftt.nist.gov/DI-SPEC-COMMENTS-AND-RESPONSES-5.doc

 

Sustainability of Digital Formats, Library of Congress
http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/formats/intro/intro.shtml

 

UK Archival Thesaurus
http://www.ukat.org.uk/
[SKOS implementation]

 

Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS) Home Page
http://www.w3.org/2004/02/skos/

 

Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS) Reference
http://www.w3.org/TR/skos-reference/

 

Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR)
http://www.ifla.org/VII/s13/frbr/

 

DCC Curation Lifecycle Model
http://www.dcc.ac.uk/docs/publications/DCCLifecycle.pdf