This is a training course designed to teach language documenters, activists, and researchers how to organize, arrange, and archive language documentation, revitalization, and maintenance materials and metadata in a digital repository or language archive. This course was developed by the staff of the Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America (AILLA) in consultation with representatives of various digital data repositories in the United States, the United Kingdom, the European Union, Australia, and Cameroon. The course material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grant number BCS-1653380.
Course Subject(s): Archival & Information Studies; Indigenous Studies; Latin American Studies; Linguistic & Language Studies
Topic(s): Archives; Indigenous Languages; Digital Preservation
Time Frame: 3-4 hours
Creator(s): Susan Smythe Kung, Manager, Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America (AILLA); Ryan Sullivant, Language Data Curator, AILLA; Elena Pojman, Undergraduate Research Assistant (2019-2020), AILLA; & Alicia Niwagaba, Graduate Research Assistant (2017-2018), AILLA
Date: 2016-10 to 2020-09-04
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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. BCS-1653380 (September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2020). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.