status: Recognised & Endorsed

Chair (s): Andrea Berez-Kroeker, Lauren Gawne, Helene N. Andreassen

Group Email: [group_email]

Secretariat Liaison: enquiries@rd-alliance.org


The Linguistics Data Interest Group plans to identify, prioritize, and get to work on data challenges across the Linguistics domain. As a first step, this new group will focus P10 time on developing the discipline-wide adoption of common standards for data citation and attribution, and to improve research data management training in the discipline. In our parlance citation refers to the practice of identifying the source of linguistic data, and attribution refers to mechanisms for assessing the intellectual and academic value of creating, managing, storing, sharing, and citing primary data.

 

The LDIG is for data at all linguistic levels (from individual sounds or words to video recordings of conversations to experimental data) and data for all of the world’s languages, and acknowledges that many of the world’s languages have high cultural value and are underrepresented with regards to the amount of information that is available about them.

 

This interest group is aligned with the RDA mission to improve open sharing of data through forming transparent discipline-specific data citation and attribution conventions to be adopted by the international research community. Linguistics is a discipline that straddles social/behavioral sciences and the humanities, and thus we have a great deal to contribute to the general RDA discussion on a multiplicity of data types.

Posts

14
October
2021

Webinar designed for RDA Group participants

by Stephanie Hagstrom

Hello - My apologies for cross-posting. We wanted to be sure RDA group Chairs and group members received this information about an upcoming webinar specifically designed to provide tips and strategies for promoting project outputs. This webinar is designed for RDA Working and Interest Group Members, but anyone interested in this topic is also invited and welcome to attend. Please register and attend "How To Get Attention for Research Project Outputs " webinar on 21 Oct 2021 - 15:00 UTC presented by Jennifer Gibson. Register here.
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12
October
2021

Linguistics Data Interest Group (LDIG) Asynchronous Meeting Oct 12-26: Tromsø Recommendations update campaign planning

by Lauren Gawne

Dear LDIG members, The Linguistic Data Interest Group co-chairs would like to invite you to our asynchronous meeting, running from today until the 26th of October (in all timezones). The meeting covers our plans to build uptake of the Tromsø Recommendations for citation of research data in linguistics, as well as general LDIG updates.
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27
September
2021

Tromsø Recommendations poster at Abralin12

by Lauren Collister

Hello! Tonight Helene Andreassen and I presented a poster about the Tromsø Recommendations at Abralin12 - virtually! Here is the session page: https://interab12.abralin.org/tipo/sessao-de-poster/ The livestream of the posters is on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TBv8eOGlkDg
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24
September
2021

RDA Virtual Plenary 18 draft programme now available

by Secretariat Group Account

Dear Group Co-Chairs, The RDA Virtual Plenary 18 (VP18) draft programme is now available: https://www.rd-alliance.org/rdas-18th-plenary-meeting-programme. Please note that the Plenary dates have been revised to 3-11 November 2021.
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10
September
2021

RDA Virtual Plenary 18 - Notification of Acceptance

by Secretariat Group Account

Dear Chairs of the Linguistics Data IG, The Technical Advisory Board (TAB) has completed its review of session applications for the RDA Virtual Plenary 18 (VP18) and has accepted your application titled The Tromsø¸ Recommendations for Citation of Research Data in Linguistics: Outreach. Please consider this your official notification of acceptance. Congratulations!
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13
August
2021

RDA VP18 Session Proposal Submission

by Secretariat Group Account

Dear Linguistics Data IG members, Thank you for your session proposal for Virtual Plenary 18 titled 'The Tromsø Recommendations for Citation of Research Data in Linguistics: Outreach'. A review of all submitted proposals is now underway by the RDA Technical Advisory Board, with notifications of acceptance planned to be sent by 10 September. Please feel free to contact the RDA Secretariat at ***@***.***-alliance.org with any questions or concerns you have regarding your submission. Thank you. Regards, RDA Secretariat
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06
April
2021

Call for Papers for Language Documentation Collections: Assessment and Recognition

by Hugh Paterson

Greetings, For those of us interested in linguistic data, this call for papers will likely be of interest. ***Overview*** Language Documentation is an interdisciplinary approach to creating multi-purpose collections that exhibit and support language use—often for languages used by ethno-linguistic minorities. These collections are often made as part of linguistic work but musicologists as well as anthropologists have created collections which are equally relevant. These
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30
November
2020

Call for Guest Editors

by Richard Griscom

Hi all, We are seeking to add one or more guest editors to the editorial team for a special issue on language documentation and the assessment of documentary materials with the Journal of Open Humanities Data. Please see the information below about the theme of the special issue and send an email to rgriscom@gmail.com if interested.   Best, Richard Griscom Leiden University   Language Documentation: Assessment and Recognition  
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19
June
2020

RDA for Social Sciences & Humanities - RDA EU Ambassadors webinar 25 June at 15:30 CEST

by Timea Biro

Dear all, We would like to invite you to join us for an RDA Europe Ambassadors for Social Sciences & Humanities webinar on the 25 June 2020 at 15:30 CEST. Ricarda Braukmann and Rene van Horik, RDA Europe Ambassadors for the Social Sciences and Humanities, will discuss the value of the Research Data Alliance for the SSH and how to best navigate the opportunities offered by this global data community.
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09
June
2020

June 2020 online asynchronous meeting of the RDA Linguistics Data Interest Group (LDIG)

by Lauren Gawne

 Next week we’re giving a talk about the Tromsø recommendations for citation of r
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