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Full Title: Research, Records and Responsibility: Ten Years of the Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures

Short Title: RRR
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Start Date: 02-Dec-2013 - 04-Dec-2013
Contact: Nick Thieberger
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://paradisec.org.au/2013Conf.html
Meeting Description: Research, Records and Responsibility (RRR): Ten Years of the Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures (PARADISEC)
Venue: University of Melbourne, Australia

A PARADISEC conference

Keynote Speaker:

Shubha Chaudhuri
Associate Director General (Academic)
Archives and Research Centre for Ethnomusicology
American Institute of Indian Studies
Gurgaon, India

The Workshop will cover tools or methods that facilitate any part of the workflow involved in language documentation, including, but not limited to:

- Recording (e.g. BOLD)
- Metadata creation
- Transcription
- Annotation (including interlinear text)
- Data management
- Lexical data management
- The Text Encoding Initiative and its uses for Language Documentation projects
Linguistic Subfield: Language Documentation
LL Issue: 24.1441

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