Research Note

OLAC Subject Terms and Their Equivalents

An initial look issues in developing a cross-walk between Library of Congress Subject Heading terms to OLAC subject terms.

Writing System Versions

An outline of some of the things to track when making a writing system history database.

Tolkien-Studies

Some pointers in academic Tolkien studies.

Corpora, Collections, and Datasets

There has been some discussion of what constitutes a collection among language documentation practitioners. Johnson (Citation: Johnson, 2004, p. 142) Johnson, H. (2004). Language documentation and archiving, or how to build a better corpus.

Digital Materiality for Language Artifacts

A short bibliography of papers related to materiality and digital objects.

Estimated Growth Rate of Linguistic Literature

A quick estimate of how large the growth rate is in the Linguistic Literature.

Keyboard layouts across languages: A Text input analysis framework proposal

A thesis proposal for an M.A. in Linguistics at the University of North Dakota.

Legal Frameworks in Language Research

What legal framworks need to be considered when working with language data from a given community?

Linguistic Service Policies

Working in services design and web-data handeling, I see a lot of different policies and data handling practices. However should there some special set of practices related to language data? I am exploring this question in a github repository.

Academic resources for Ethno-arts in Nigeria

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