Presentation on theme: "Revision of Korean Romanization and Word Division Guidelines Progress Report Young Ki Lee Library of Congress."— Presentation transcript:
Revision of Korean Romanization and Word Division Guidelines Progress Report Young Ki Lee Library of Congress
Up to date Sept – LC formed Revision Team Dec – Revision Teams 1 st Draft distributed to LC staff who work with Korean materials Apr – All Korean Staff sessions started July 2005 – LC sent a draft to the Chair of CKM Aug – A review team of 10 formed Oct – Reviewers had meeting in Seoul, Korea during the Workshop for Overseas Librarians Jan – Final recommendation was submitted to LC
Basic Guidelines from LC Management 1.Propose minimal changes to guidelines 2.Propose changes to guidelines with promoting machine conversion 3.Minimize Bibliographic and authority files maintenace
Basic Principles For Revision The Romanization proposal is consistent with the principles set forth in the McCune-Reischauer (MCR) guidelines The Word Division proposal aims to make our practice more fully conform to Standard Korean Word Division practice
Whats Next? 1. Analyze and evaluate findings and comments. Then A) agree to send the proposal forward, B) modify it and then send it forward, C) defer further consideration at this time, or D) not approve the proposal. 2. If the proposal is deferred, notify the party that put the proposal forward, and CEAL, of the decision and the reasons for it. 3. If the proposal is sent forward, publish it in the Cataloging Services Bulletin (CSB) in draft form, and invite comment (with deadline). Post the proposal on the CPSO home page. Send the proposal to the ALA committee on Cataloging: Asian and African Materials (CCAAM), explaining why the proposal is being made, with deadline of two months for comments.
Whats Next? (Continued) 4. After the time for comments has expired, meet to evaluate the comments and the proposal. At that time, A) agree to approve of the proposal, B) modify it and then approve it, C) defer further consideration at this time, or D) not approve the proposal 5. Meet to reconsider deferred proposals one year following the decision to defer, or sooner if appropriate. If the proposal merits further investigation and analysis at that time, proceed to Step 2 above.
Time to Change For Machine Conversion? 1.Modification of MCR? 2.New Government System? 3.New TRANSLITERATION system for library environment?