Do you know what geolinguistics is? Find out with LL-MAP!
Editor for this issue: Matthew Lahrman
Date: 18-Mar-2012 From: LINGUIST List <linguistlinguistlist.org> Subject: LL-MAP -- another free resource from the LINGUIST List E-mail this message to a friend
Dear LINGUIST List Subscribers,
Imagine for a moment that you are able to visually represent language information in a virtual sphere. Imagine also you are able to dynamically layer different types of information over each other to query, search and manipulate the data in order to see linguistic patterns that you wouldn't have been able to see with static paper maps alone. Imagine if you will the ability to upload linguistic data via a user-friendly uploading facility. No need to imagine any longer!
LL-MAP--a language mapping facility--is here! http://llmap.org/
And, I am happy to announce that with each month, LL-MAP gets more inventive, more data-driven and more user-friendly.
And don't forget, it is your generous support that keeps us going month after month: https://linguistlist.org/donation/donate/donate1.cfm
I could continue to tell you about how you can use LL-MAP and why it is an important resource, but now I want to get personal. Since I joined the team three years ago, I have seen a tremendous amount of work put into the development and maintenance of LL-MAP. I myself have gone from a team member who digitized paper maps to someone who collected data herself and created a map from that work. Now, I also assist others in learning the programs and techniques to create dynamic maps. I am surrounded by creative individuals who are striving to make LL-MAP an even more useful project. It is these things that make me proud to be a team leader for LL-MAP. It is these things that make me light up when I tell someone what I do for a living. Come see more here of this great project here! http://llmap.org/
It is through your support that several graduate students get to work on such a stimulating and important project as LL-MAP. Also note that each contribution is going towards more research and findings into the growing field of geolinguistics. Please donate today:
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