In grade school, no one would have ever guessed I'd grow up to become a linguist-- I was the kid who got Cs in French and couldn't produce a trill to save my life! I went to university majoring in civil engineering-- relieved that there was no language requirement for that major. But I ended up switching to geophysics, thinking that it would be less restrictive than engineering, and that it would allow me to spend more time in the mountains (which turned out to be wishful thinking)...Read more
Open Language Archives Community:
LINGUIST List Gateway
All linguists are no doubt familiar with the difficulty of finding information relevant to their research. The Open Language Archives Community is dedicated to collecting information about language resources and making it available from a single search. More on OLAC
Whether your collection of language data is large or small, OLAC would like you to add to the catalog by becoming a "Data Provider". This involves creating a repository of information describing your data. Please note that you are not being asked to submit the data itself, so you still have full control over it.