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Towards a New Concept of Open Access Online Encyclopaedia : A Case Study from Croatia The Role of Encyclopaedias Today 1

Nataša Jermen; Zdenko Jecić;
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  • Published: 18 Apr 2020
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International audience; Professionally edited open access online encyclopaedias enable a systemic and reliableorientation within the ever-increasing amount of data and information on the Internet.Providing access to scientifically verified information, they represent an important part of theresearch and didactic infrastructure.This paper demonstrates the activities of Croatia’s Miroslav Krleža Institute of Lexicographyaimed at exploring the new encyclopaedic concept in the digital age. The Institute’s digitaltransformation is shown, which involves the digitisation and online publishing of archivaleditions, publishing of the permanently updated online general enc...
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free text keywords: online encyclopedia, open access, encyclopaedic portal, knowledge networking platform, interoperability, [SHS.INFO]Humanities and Social Sciences/Library and information sciences, Political science, Encyclopedia, Library science

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