Book Chapter

Working at the interface: the Daly Languages project

Rachel Nordlinger, Ian Green, Peter Hurst

Archival returns: Central Australia and beyond | Language Documentation and Conservation | University of Hawaii Press | Published : 2019


In this paper we present the Daly Languages Project (, funded by the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language, and in collaboration with the Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures (PARADISEC), which has developed website landing pages for all of the languages of the Daly region of northern Australia. These landing pages provide a useful and usable interface by which a range of users can access primary recordings, fieldnotes, and other resources about the Daly languages; they are powered by a relational database which allows for easy updating, ensuring consistency across the website and allowing for an immediate response to c..

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