DCMIType

Where Have All the Collections Gone?

The Open Language Archives Community (OLAC) aggregator currently compiles 443,217 records from 65 providers. Participating archives each provide Dublin Core metadata via an OAI feed.Based on the needs of both linguists and language community members, …

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.