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Fri Mar 14 2008

FYI: The Virtual Linguistics Campus Language Index

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        1.    Juergen Handke, The Virtual Linguistics Campus Language Index

Message 1: The Virtual Linguistics Campus Language Index
Date: 14-Mar-2008
From: Juergen Handke <handkestaff.uni-marburg.de>
Subject: The Virtual Linguistics Campus Language Index
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The Virtual Linguistics Campus' language index, which has been made
freely available to all VLC-community members, is now using Google-Maps and
precise GEOData information. Furthermore, an interface (The VLC Language
Editor) has been added allowing all community members to add or correct
language data thus expanding the language index which currently hosts more
than 130 languages (the majority of them with standardized audio data).

To use the VLC-language index you have to become a VLC-community member:

- Visit the Virtual Linguistics Campus: www.linguistics-online.com
- Create your own account and activate it via an email message.
- Login with your personal data
- Use the language index package as part of your personal “VLC-Toolbox”

Recent additions to the VLC language index have been Ghomala, Nobiin,
Kinyarwanda and Kalami.

By the way, if you add a language, the copyright remains yours !

The VLC-Team of Marburg University, Germany

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