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This is a short non-exhaustive bibliography of papers which discuss Informed consent in the context of one of the following: minority language communities, low literacy levels, language research, the legal aspect of the US IRB, and ‘how informed is informed consent’ . I have several nagging questions, which I wonder how discussed they are: “Is Intellectual property rights of minority language people covered in the typical informed consent protocols of language researchers?” and “How ethical is it to create voice-to-speech tools for a small language community when only one or two people provide voice samples?” When working independently, outside the confines of an organization these factors are not mitigated by institutional barriers to creativity or participant considerations.

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This is a short non-exhaustive bibliography of instigations and their reports when looking at tone in whispered speech.

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This is a short non-exhaustive bibliography of phonological descriptions of Philippine languages.

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This is a short non-exhaustive bibliography of lexicon projects which have tested or opted to use the XML TEI format for their data.

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This post is a quick review of the ethno-arts literature before a general language documentation project in Northern Nigeria.

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I am asking around on different mailing lists to gain some insight into the archiving habits of linguists who use lexical databases. I am specifically interested in databases created by tools like FLEx, ToolBox, Lexus, TshwaneLex, etc.

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