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Account by Pari Nimo on the inhabitation of Misgar Valley

Description: Transcription of Pari Nimo reciting a historical narrative and poem about the Misgar valley in the Hunza dialect. “Misgar Valley” explains a little bit about who came to Misgar from Baltit. Transcription is done in Burushaski with translations in English.
Date: May 29, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf

Creating Radioactive MARC Records and Z Queries Using the MARCdocs Database

Description: This document describes how the authors can extend a relational database of MARC documentation to store the appropriate information that will support the automatic generation of the special, diagnostic MARC records the authors will call radioactive MARC (RadMARC) records. The information contained in the database will also support the generation of the Z queries used in the interoperability testing.
Date: December 2, 2004
Creator: Moen, William E.

Data Normalization Procedures on Decomposed MARC 21 Records

Description: In this document, the authors present some aspects of data normalization of the decomposed records to improve the results of analysis. The data normalization processes use pattern-matching techniques to eliminate and/or generalize anomalous characters and terms. Since the unit of analysis in preparing the test dataset of 400,000 MARC 21 records is a "word," there was a need for data normalization to provide reliability in the subsequent analysis.
Date: October 25, 2001
Creator: Kim, Ed & Moen, William E.

Decomposing MARC 21 Records for Analysis

Description: This document discusses decomposing MARC 21 records for analysis. To prepare the test dataset of the 1% sample of MARC 21 records from the WorldCat database for use in the Z39.50 Interoperability Testbed, the authors need to be able to efficiently analyze the records to determine relevant records to be returned for a set of test searches. The first step in that analysis is to determine the occurrence of test search terms in specific records. This document describes the general approach for this analysis and identifies specifications for the analysis.
Date: October 1, 2002
Creator: Moen, William E.

An Event Model for Herbarium Specimen Data in XML Poster Abstract

Description: This abstract describes a poster about the Apiary Project. The Apiary Project, a collaboration of the Texas Center for Digital Knowledge at the University of North Texas and the Botanical Research Institute of Texas, is building a framework and web-based workflow for the extraction and parsing of herbarium specimen data. The workflow will support the transformation of written or printed specimen data into a high-quality machine-processable XML format. This poster describes an event model that informed the development of the Apiary XML Application Schema
Date: 2010
Creator: Moen, William E.; Neill, Amanda K.; Best, Jason H.; McCotter, Melody; Xu, Hong & Huang, Jane Q.

Indexing Guidelines to Support Z39.50 Profile Searches

Description: This document provides guidelines for indexing MARC 21 records to support a set of searches using Z39.50. The Z39.50 Interoperability Testbed Project (Z-Interop) uses these guidelines to index the 400,000 MARC 21 records that comprise the Z-Interop reference implementation of the Z39.50 server and online catalog.
Date: February 1, 2002
Creator: Moen, William E.

A personal narrative of family history by Raja Sakhawat Ali Khan

Description: Transcription of Recording of {Raja Sakhawat Ali Khan reciting a personal narrative of his family history in the Srinagar dialect. He recalls how his ancestry came to Srinagar. He tells of his fathers, and his brothers and their children, and his own children, and what they work as. Transcriptions in Burushaski with translations in English.
Date: July 2003
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf

Poem titled Very Far by Basharat Shafi

Description: Transcription of Basharat Shafi reciting the poem “Ajo Mathan”, or “Very Far” in the Yasin dialect. The poem likens being apart to worsening ones behavior, and going home helps repair the soul. Transcription is done in Burushaski with translations in English.
Date: June 8, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf

Procedures for Issuing Test Searches from Z-Interop Testbed Participant's Z-Client: Phase 1

Description: This document describes the procedures that participants in the Z39.50 Interoperability Testbed (Z-Interop Participant) are to use when testing Z39.50 client (Z-client) applications. The testing of a Z-Interop reference implementation Z39.50 server. Specifically, the attribute combination and other query components (e.g., Boolean operators) are reviewed, and a report of the results will be prepared for each Z-Interop participant.
Date: October 1, 2002
Creator: Moen, William E.

Project Work Plan Draft

Description: This document details a work plan to guide the planning and execution of a new phase of the Z39.50 Interoperability Testbed Project.
Date: June 2004
Creator: Moen, William E.

Radioactive MARC Records Specifications

Description: This document provides the preliminary specifications for the different RadMARC records to be created for use in the Z-Interop2 interoperability testbed. Experience with these records may result in revisions to the specifications.
Date: January 1, 2005
Creator: Moen, William E.

Recipe by Ruqayya for Sweet Bread

Description: Transcription of Ruqayya sharing a recipe for “Diram Phiti”, or a sweet bread cake, in the Nagar dialect. Grain is germinated, then ground into flour and fermented. This flour is made into dough, and cooked o an iron pan in individual patties. Transcription done in Burushaski with translations in English.
Date: July 26, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf

Social Tagging Bibliography

Description: This document is an extensive, but not comprehensive, bibliography of articles pertaining to social tagging and library catalogs between 2006-2012, mostly peer-reviewed sources, arranged chronologically.
Date: April 17, 2012
Creator: Miksa, Shawne D., 1969-

SQL Data Analysis Procedures to Create Aggregate and Candidate Record Groups on Sample of Decomposed MARC Records Phase 1 Testing

Description: This document describes the data analysis procedures developed to create the Aggregate and Candidate Record Groups using SQL statements. This is the preliminary version of these procedures tested and validated on a sample of decomposed MARC records. (For a description of how the MARC records were decomposed see the Z-Interop document, Decomposing MARC 21 Records for Analysis. A subsequent version may be necessary as the authors move to the procedures for the entire file of decomposed records.
Date: October 14, 2001
Creator: Yoon, JungWon & Moen, William E.

Story of a Black and White Thread Ball by Laila Khan

Description: Transcription of Laila Khan reciting "A Black and White Thread Ball" in the Hunza dialect. In this popular story a young shepherd abandons his duties in order to court a girl who was born out of gold and silver to poor parents. Transcription done in Burushaski with translations in English.
Date: May 29, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf

Story of a Kind Man by Suram Daam

Description: Transcription of Suram Daam reciting "A Kind Man," in the Hunza dialect. In this popular story, a father searches for his wife and kids that have left to the fairy realm. As he searches for them, he is allowed to continue his search because many beings see how kind he is, and are kind in return.This transcription is in Burushaski with translations in English.
Date: June 8, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf

Story of A Witch and a King by Mahida Murad

Description: Transcription of Mahida Murad reciting “Danlathas ke Baadsha” in the Hunza dialect. In this popular story a Witch kills some princes and scares the King into marrying her. She took all of the King’s daughter-in-laws and stole their eyes, sealing them into a pit hidden away from the kingdom. The youngest raises her child, and he must save his mother and aunties. Transcription done in Burushaski with translations in English.
Date: July 30, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf

Story of Baadil Jamaal by Laila Khan (second version)

Description: Transcription of Laila Khan reciting "Baadil Jamaal" in the Hunza dialect. This popular story tells of the love between a price named Gakase Peibuluk and a fairy named Baadil Jamaal. Transcription in Burushaski with translations in English.
Date: Summer 2009
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf

Story of Baduldana by Juru

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Date: 201
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Story of Bilbal Wazir by Bano

Description: Transcription of Bano reciting “Bilbal Wazir” in the Hunza dialect. This is a popular story about Minister Bilbal, who was once a worker, and spent his money before he came home t his wife. He then proves his wisdom by not doing what he was told, and became a minister. Transcription is done in Burushaski with translations in English.
Date: September 15, 2012
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf

Story of Hamale Khatun

Description: Transcription and free English translation of Naseema Ali reciting "Hamale Khatun," in the Nagar dialect. In this popular story Hamale Khatun is invited to the house of a paranormal Queen, and stitches clothing for all of her sons and daughters at their weddings. When she returns home, Hamale Khatun comes with warnings to remain moral by the Queen, and tries to make sure her children obey them.
Date: July 27, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf

Story of Hamale Khatun (Analysis)

Description: Transcription, translation and linguistic (morphemic) analysis of the story "Hamale Khatun," narrated by Naseema Ali, a speaker of the Nagar dialect of Burushaski. In this popular story Hamale Khatun is invited to the house of a paranormal Queen, and stitches clothing for all of her sons and daughters at their weddings. When she returns home, Hamale Khatun comes with warnings to remain moral by the Queen, and tries to make sure her children obey them.
Date: July 27, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf