Croatian Encyclopedia

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Croatian Encyclopedia
Author Dalibor Brozović, Tomislav Ladan et al.
Original title Hrvatska enciklopedija
Country Croatia
Language Croatian
Subject General
Genre Reference encyclopedia
Publisher Miroslav Krleža Lexicographical Institute
Publication date
1999–2009
Media type 11 volumes (hardbound)
ISBN 953-6036-31-2
OCLC 247866724
Original text
Hrvatska enciklopedija online


The Croatian Encyclopedia (Croatian: Hrvatska enciklopedija) is a Croatian national encyclopedia published by the Miroslav Krleža Lexicographical Institute.[1]

Overview[edit]

The project began in 1999, and it represents a fifth iteration of the encyclopedic tradition that was established by Mate Ujević's Croatian Encyclopedia, and continued in the Encyclopedia of the Lexicographical Institute, as well as the two editions of the General Encyclopedia.[1]

Eleven volumes were published in the period 1999-2009, with a new volume appearing every year. Since 2010 the Internet edition of the encyclopedia was prepared, updated and enriched with new multimedia content.[2] The free Internet edition of the Croatian Encyclopedia has been available since September 2013. Paper volumes are no longer be published and further work will be exclusively done in a form of a computer database, which serves as the basis for Internet and other multimedia editions of the encyclopedia.[3]

Volumes[edit]

Volume number Editor-In-Chief Year Pages
I. : A – Bd Dalibor Brozović 1999 674
II. : Be – Da 2000 723
III. : Da – Fo 2001 722
IV. : Fr – Ht 2002 753
V. : Hu – Km August Kovačec 2003 725
VI. : Kn – Mak 2004 786
VII. : Mal – Nj 2005 814
VIII. : O – Pre Slaven Ravlić 2006 773
IX. : Pri – Sk 2007 842
X. : Sl – To 2008 830
XI. : Tr – Ž 2009 859

Printed volumes total 9272 pages and 67,077 articles, with a total of 1,059,000 lines of text.[3] It represents a combined effort of 1070 authors, mainly associates.[3] Individual volumes are a result of collaboration of 20 to 30 workers of the Lexicographic Institute, and 300-400 associate contributors.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hrvatska enciklopedija [Croatian Encyclopedia] (in Croatian), retrieved January 1, 2014 
  2. ^ Predstavljena internetska izdanja Leksikografskoga zavoda [Internet editions of the Lexicographic Institute have been presented] (in Croatian), September 23, 2013, retrieved January 1, 2014 
  3. ^ a b c PREDGOVOR MREŽNOM IZDANJU HRVATSKE ENCIKLOPEDIJE [Foreword to the Internet edition of the Croatian Encyclopedia] (in Croatian), retrieved January 2, 2014 

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