July 04, 2007

Language Documentation & Conservation journal

The National Foreign Language Resource Center and the University of Hawai'i Press have recently announced the inaugural issue (Volume 1, Number 1) of Language Documentation & Conservation (LD&C). LD&C is an open-access, online journal that is published twice a year, in June and December. Please visit the LD&C webpage and subscribe. It's free.

The inaugural issue of LD&C contains a paper by Paul Newman ("Copyright Essentials for Linguists") that may be of particular interest to readers of this blog. The entire table of contents is below the fold.

Language Documentation and Conservation
Volume 1, Number 1 (June 2007)

Table of Contents


Endangered Sound Patterns: Three Perspectives on Theory and Description
Juliette Blevins

Solar Power for the Digital Fieldworker
Tom Honeyman and Laura C. Robinson

Copyright Essentials for Linguists
Paul Newman

Managing Fieldwork Data with Toolbox and the Natural Language Toolkit
Stuart Robinson, Greg Aumann, and Steven Bird

Ethics and Revitalization of Dormant Languages: The Mutsun Language
Natasha Warner, Quirina Luna, and Lynnika Butler

Writer's Workshops: A Strategy for Developing Indigenous Writers
Diana Dahlin Weber, Diane Wroge, and Joan Bomberger Yoder


Review of TshwaneLex Dictionary Compilation Software
Reviewed by: Claire Bowern

Review of Fieldworks Language Explorer (FLEx)
Reviewed by: Lynnika Butler and Heather van Volkinburg

Review of Computerized Language Analysis (CLAN)
Reviewed by: Felicity Meakins


Review of A Grammar of South Efate: An Oceanic Language of Vanuatu
Robert Early

Review of Kerresel a klechibelau: Tekoi er a Belau me a omesodel: Palauan language lexicon
Robert E. Gibson

Posted by Eric Bakovic at July 4, 2007 03:04 AM