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LINGUIST List 23.985

Mon Feb 27 2012

What is LINGUIST worth to you?

Editor for this issue: Matthew Lahrman <mattlinguistlist.org>

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Message 1: A Message from our Project Coordinator
Date: 27-Feb-2012
From: linguist <linguistlinguistlist.org>
Subject: A Message from our Project Coordinator
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Dear LINGUIST List Subscribers,

Every year, many of you use our website to gain vital and
interesting news about the latest developments in the field.
Many of you use this news to find great new books or read
new articles; professors and students alike, you have used the
LINGUIST List to stimulate new ideas and keep up with research
related to areas of your expertise. And we provide all but a
few of our services absolutely free of charge.

As project coordinator here, I have been part of all facets of
the LINGUIST List and I know how much effort is put into
providing services for the linguistic community. Another detail
I've noticed is that those who participate in our Fund Drive
tend to already know this and tell others about it. For those of
you haven't yet contributed but who use LINGUIST List regularly,
think about the benefits that it has brought to your
professional life or academic career. I would hazard to guess
that the total amount this has contributed to your life, your
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of $15, $30, or even $50?

While many institutions provide crucial research in a specific
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contributions to bringing scholars and information together and
allowing them to share and publicize their ideas. This is
essentially what we do, and without your support we cannot
continue to maintain the high level of service that you
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For the price of a meal out or coffee for a week you can help us
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linguistics, services which I haven't found available for any
other academic discipline out there. Please donate $20 or $30
today to help ensure that you can continue to enjoy the
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services that we provide.

Gratefully,

Matt Lahrman
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