Metadata

OLAC Term Consolidation

A quick look at how OLAC can benefit from term consolidation.

Where Have All the Collections Gone?: Analysis of OLAC Data Contributors' use of DCMIType 'Collection'

Language materials, as commonly conceptualized by academics, are resources which specifically exhibit or provide evidence of a naturally spoken language. The modern area of academic practice known as language documentation has its roots in …

Diversity and Typology Across OLAC Providers

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

OLAC — Bottom-up and Top-down

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

Multilingual Metadata & Metadata Translation

A University of North Texas course work project looking multilingual metadata and metadata translation.

NFT Description

A Royal Protocol project to use schema.org vocabualry to provide a description context to NFT assets.

Audio Artifacts in Language Archives: From Cataloguing to Referencing and Citation

A review of the arrangement of audio artifacts in three different collections, each at a different language archive.

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, …

Resource Discovery at the Linguistic Lab Level

By participating in OLAC, Linguistic Labs can advertise their services and their products. This can raise the profile of the entire lab.

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.