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Tue Apr 12 2011

Calls: Language Documentation/Australia

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        1.     Nick Thieberger , Sustainable Data from Digital Research

Message 1: Sustainable Data from Digital Research
Date: 11-Apr-2011
From: Nick Thieberger <thienunimelb.edu.au>
Subject: Sustainable Data from Digital Research
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Full Title: Sustainable Data from Digital Research
Short Title: SDDR

Date: 12-Dec-2011 - 14-Dec-2011
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Contact Person: Nick Thieberger
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://paradisec.org.au/2011Conf.html

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation

Call Deadline: 09-May-2011

Meeting Description:

Sustainable Data from Digital Research
A PARADISEC Conference

Digital methods for recording information are now ubiquitous. In fieldwork-based disciplines, like linguistics, musicology, anthropology and so on, recordings are typically of high cultural value and there is great benefit in the proper curation of these recordings, to the researcher, to the community in which they worked, and to the broader society.

What are the costs and benefits of these technologies?

Call for Papers:

Papers are welcomed on any relevant topic, including (but not limited to):

How can we:

- Ensure the longevity of the data we record
- Access our own data over time
- Provide public access to publicly funded research data (including dealing with ethical and IP issues)
- Provide data to the people we record, especially to those who have little access to computers or the internet
- Ensure that our research processes and analysis take maximum advantage of the access to data provided by digital methods
- Embed our analysis in accessible data to allow verification of our claims
- Enable research based on digital data from archival sources
- Develop tools and processes that accumulate data in standards-conformant formats

Abstracts should be submitted here by May 9, 2011: http://sydney.edu.au/arts/conferences/index.php/humanities_perspectives/SDDR/user/account



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