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Diversity and Typology Across OLAC Providers

Several publications have claimed that all Open Language Archives Community data providers are archives. However is this true?

Roles for Learning Resources

A stab at some roles for learning resources.

Describing Serials in Dublin Core

A short bibliography of works to consult when looking at how to describe serials in Dublin Core.

Presenting Oral Texts with Transcriptions Online

A short list of different methods people have presented on putting time-aligned texts online.

Scholarship as Social Work

A musing about the role of scholarship, diplomacy, and social work

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.

Website License vs. Content License

Various understandings of metadata profile for the Open Language Archive Community exist in the literature. But are they justified?

The SIL Archive and its Two Sided Markets

I present a new diagram illustrating the players and motivations around language archives and the knowledge market place.

The Data Management Space for Linguists

Linguists and Language Documenters have a large variety of resources they engage with. They need to keep these all in an organized way and be able to work with related items.