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Encyclopaedia Iranica [EI]
Ehsan Yarshater, Columbia University

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Encyclopædia Iranica (Book)
Title: Encyclopædia Iranica
Editor: Ehsan Yarshater
Abstract: Volume 15, containing the entries JOCI to KAŠ?ARI, and made up of: ISBN 978-1-934283-14-1, Vol. XV, fascicle 1 ISBN 978-1-934283-20-2, Vol. XV, fascicle 2 ISBN 978-1-934283-21-9, Vol. XV, fascicle 3 ISBN 978-1-934283-26-4, Vol. XV, fascicle 4 ISBN 978-1-934283-27-4, Vol. XV, fascicle 5 ISBN 978-1-934283-28-8, Vol. XV, fascicle 6
Year: 2011
Primary URL:
Primary URL Description: Encyclopædia Iranica Online
Access Model: open
Publisher: Encyclopædia Iranica Foundation
Type: Edited Volume
ISBN: 9781934283295

Encyclopædia Iranica (Online) (Web Resource)
Title: Encyclopædia Iranica (Online)
Author: Encyclopædia Iranica Foundation
Abstract: The entire contents of the printed volumes are made accessible, as well as articles for the rest of the alphabetical sequence not yet in print. The articles are formatted in Unicode for accurate and reliable viewing.
Year: 2010
Primary URL:
Primary URL Description: This is a redesign of the 1998 website, with essential features added such as tagging and comments, improvement of search capabilities, and online administrative functions for real-time maintenance of the content by Encyclopædia Iranica staff.

The Business of Making an Encyclopedia and the Impact of Digitization: The Example of the Encyclopædia Iranica (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: The Business of Making an Encyclopedia and the Impact of Digitization: The Example of the Encyclopædia Iranica
Author: Dagmar A. Riedel
Abstract: The fundamental challenge posed by the digital environment is how a small academic nonprofit publication can keep on top of it while preserving a modicum of academic standards. As a free online encyclopedia that depends on private and federal grants, the Encyclopædia Iranica database must proactively attract visitors to its website. In the near future it is imperative that the project addresses two issues. The first is that the development of the digital database must reflect how search engines of different browsers crawl the web in the search of information, for in the end every search engine can only find that which has been coded and indexed for discovery. The other issue concerns the internal organization of the database.
Date: 6/17/2010
Primary URL:
Primary URL Description: Repository for academic research
Conference Name: Third International MARGOT Conference: The Digital Middle Ages in Teaching and Research, Barnard College, June 16-17 2010

Ehsan Yarshater’s Contribution to Iranian Studies (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Ehsan Yarshater’s Contribution to Iranian Studies
Author: William Hanaway
Author: Richard N. Frye
Author: Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak
Author: Charles Melville
Author: Oktor Skjaervo
Abstract: This panel of scholars surveyed the life work of the editor-in-chief, and especially the current project, Encyclopaedia Iranica
Date: 5/29/2010
Primary URL:
Primary URL Description: Conference information webpage
Conference Name: Eighth Biennial Conference of the International Society for Iranian Studies (ISIS)