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Sun Nov 19 2006

FYI: OLAC Activities at LSA 2007

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Message 1: OLAC Activities at LSA 2007
Date: 17-Nov-2006
From: Gary Simons <gary_simonssil.org>
Subject: OLAC Activities at LSA 2007


OLAC will be hosting a tutorial on digital language archiving at
the upcoming annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of America,
January 4-7, in Anaheim, CA. OLAC will also host office hours on two
subsequent days in order to allow for one-on-one follow up with the
tutorial presenters and for interaction with OLAC representatives
about how to implement a data provider and join the community.
For conference details, see http://www.lsadc.org/info/meet-annual.cfm

Below is the schedule of relevant events.

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OLAC events at LSA 2007, Jan 4-7, Anaheim CA

1. Tutorial session Thursday, Jan 4, 4:00 - 7:00
''A field linguist's guide to making long-lasting texts and databases''

Laura Buszard-Welcher Best practice in your back pocket: Getting the
most out of the tools you have
Deborah Anderson A field linguist's guide to Unicode
Michael Appleby How to use Unicode on your computer
Jessica Boynton Transcription, time-alignment, and annotation
Naomi Fox Using FilemakerPro to produce archivable
language documentation
Connie Dickinson The Tsafiki Text Factory
Laura Buszard-Welcher Summary and Q&A

2. OLAC Office hours Oceanside Room
Friday, Jan 5, 10:30 - 11:30
Saturday, Jan 6, 10:00 - 1:00

Three services offered:
a. consultation with the tutorial speakers
b. advice about corpus management & formats
c. advice how to set up an OLAC data provider

Heidi Johnson (hjohnsonmail.utexas.edu) will post a more specific
schedule of advisors available during our office hours at a later
time. All OLAC members are welcome to participate in the office
hours. If you want to offer consultation on some relevant topic
during some specific subset of our hours, let Heidi know and she'll
note that on the schedule.

3. LINGUIST List office hours Oceanside Room
Friday, Jan 5, 9:30 - 10:30
Saturday, Jan 6, 1:00 - 2:00



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