Welcome to the Multiligual Motion Picture Subtitles Digital Library

This is a digital library prototype created by Kimmy Szeto and Helena Marvin for their thesis project for the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies at Queens College, City University of New York.

The digital library includes subtitles for 10 motion pictures in English, Spanish and French. Users are able to browse, perform full-text search, and display subtitles in parallel languages.

Click here to experience the prototype

Read the paper abstract.
Read the paper Metadata Cataloging, Storage, and Retrieval of Multilingual Motion Picture Subtitles: An XML Digital Library (PDF)
View a flowchart (PDF) that explains the metadata creation process and construction of the digital library.
View the XML Database.

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Tuesday, December 15th, 2009