LINGUIST List 13.1567

Fri May 31 2002

FYI: Lang Learning, LSA Bulletin, New LDC Corpus

Editor for this issue: Marie Klopfenstein <marielinguistlist.org>


Directory

  1. Language Study Network, Launch of Portal for Language Industry
  2. LSA, LSA Bulletin No. 176
  3. LDC Office, New LDC Corpus

Message 1: Launch of Portal for Language Industry

Date: Mon, 27 May 2002 19:14:47 +0200
From: Language Study Network <portalteflstorm.com>
Subject: Launch of Portal for Language Industry

The Language Study Network, the first comprehensive portal for the language industry, 
invites you to advertise your language learning and teaching materials with us.


Free membership includes:

- online listing of catalogue (up to 500 records) via BOOK SEARCH in 
http://languagestudents.com and http://teacherscentre.com
- inclusion of cover graphic
- online criteria search of/or: book type, author, title, contents (with facility for 
syllabus inclusion)
- web-based account management
- access to virtual online community, allowing for material sampling prior to market release
- access to survey data and statistics compiled from community-teachers, community-schools, 
http://languagestudents.com, and http://teacherscentre.com.
- optional payment link for online purchases


The Language Study Network puts publishers in touch with schools, universities, language 
students, and teachers. We are here to put you personally in touch.


GO TO: http://www.languagestudynetwork.com

and click on SEE GUIDE TO NETWORK

- - -

 Language Study Network.com

� http://languagestudents.comhttp://teacherscentre.comhttp://schools-search.comhttp://teachers-search.com

domain: yourname.l-edu.com
company: teflstorm.com (ltd.)


Note also that free membership is subject to change with due and proper notice.
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Message 2: LSA Bulletin No. 176

Date: Thu, 30 May 2002 10:37:27 -0400
From: LSA <lsalsadc.org>
Subject: LSA Bulletin No. 176

The June 2002 LSA Bulletin (No. 176) is now available atthe LSA website:
http://www.lsadc.org
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Message 3: New LDC Corpus

Date: Thu, 30 May 2002 12:42:34 -0400
From: LDC Office <ldcldc.upenn.edu>
Subject: New LDC Corpus


 * 1997 HUB4 English Evaluation Speech and Transcripts *


The Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC) is pleased to announce the
availability of the 1997 HUB4 English Evaluation Speech and Transcripts.
This evaluation is part of an ongoing series of periodic evaluations 
conducted by NIST. These evaluations provide an important contribution
to the direction of research efforts and the calibration of technical 
capabilities. 

The purpose of the 1997 HUB4 English Evaluation is to foster research on
the problem of accurately transcribing broadcast news speech and to
measure objectively the state of the art. This single disc publication 
contains material drawn from television and radio shows. Transcriptions
are included.

For further information, including online documentation and a link to
the 1997 NIST Evaluation Plan for Broadcast News web page, please visit:

http://www.ldc.upenn.edu/Catalog/LDC2002S11.html

Institutions that have membership in the LDC during the 2002 Membership
Year will be able to receive this corpus free of charge. Nonmembers
may purchase this publication for $1000.

 * Please note that a license agreement is *
 * required of both members and nonmembers. *

The member license is available at:

http://www.ldc.upenn.edu/Catalog/mem_agree/usc_marketplace.html

The nonmember at:

http://www.ldc.upenn.edu/Catalog/nonmem_agree/usc_marketplace.html

License agreements can be faxed to 215 573 2175.


 *


If you need additional information before placing your order, or would
like to inquire about membership in the LDC, please send email to
<ldcldc.upenn.edu> or call (215) 573-1275.

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Suite 200 email: ldcunagi.cis.upenn.edu
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2608 www: http://www.ldc.upenn.edu
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