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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Culture Documentation and Linguistic Elicitation
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'This paper will show how well-filmed short videos of endangered cultural practices can be used for eliciting procedural/cultural narratives as linguistic data, as well as providing visually appealing material for ethnography, culture documentation, and cultural/eco tourism. By recording narrations as a separate soundtrack (cued by the visual stimulus) researchers are able to collect explanations by different speakers representing different age groups, genders, dialects, or in different languages from different regions or even different countries. Taking traditional usage of the sugar palm in Sulawesi, Indonesia as a test case, I demonstrate data collected in a representative sample of languages, and discuss the technical challenges of a truly multilingual multimedia corpus.' (Publication abstract)

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    y separately published work icon Sustainable Data From Digital Research: Humanities Perspectives on Digital Scholarship Nick Thieberger (editor), Linda Barwick (editor), Rosey Billington (editor), Jill Vaughan (editor), Melbourne : The University of Melbourne , 2011 7769759 2011 anthology criticism

    'Academic fieldwork data collections are often unique and unrepeatable records of highly significant events collected at considerable expense of researcher time, effort and resources. While fieldworkers have been quick to take advantage of digital technologies to enable them to collect and organise their data, standards and workflows are only now beginning to emerge to assist researchers to submit their data for archiving and access. This collection of refereed papers from the conference of the same name held at the University of Sydney in December 2006 provides a record of recent research practice by fieldworkers in linguistics, botany and anthropology, and by archive and repository managers.' (Publication summary)

    Melbourne : The University of Melbourne , 2011
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