Journal article

Access to recordings in the languages of the Pacific

Nicholas Thieberger

Historic Environment | Australian ICOMOS | Published : 2020

Abstract

With over a quarter of the world’s languages the Pacific is a particularly good place to focus on how language records can be made accessible. The creation and description of research records has not always been a priority for humanities academics and any records that are created have typically not been provided with good archival solutions. This is despite these records often being of cultural or historical relevance beyond academia. Many academic researchers at the end of their careers despair at the task of making sense of a lifetime’s output of papers, notes, images, and recordings. Our project, the Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures (PARADISEC), a co..

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