|Archive Name:||Child Language Data Exchange System|
|Host Institution:||Carnegie Mellon University|
|Contact Person:||Brian MacWhinney|
If the archive has a catalog in a standardized format, what fields does it
contain? If not, what contextual information about the resources are
collected? What other information would you like to collect if you could?
Author Language Number of Subjects Ages
If the electronic catalog conforms to some standard, please tell
us the name of the standard.
To what extent have the archived materials been cataloged
If there is an online public access catalog, please give its URL.
(PDF manual with tables)
3.1 What geographical regions and languages are covered?
|Main Regions Covered:||Africa Americas Asia Europe Oceania|
|Approx Number of Languages:||18|
|Main Languages:||English, Dutch, French, Spanish|
3.2 Please give impressionistic estimates of the archive holdings for each of the data types.
Please list any other data types which are not included above,
or any other comments on the archive holdings:
What proportion of the holdings are unique to
the archive and not available elsewhere?
To what extent are the archive holdings published
electronically, where "published" means that there is
a well-defined procedure such that
anyone at all can get a standard copy of the data,
either on digital media or over the internet?
To what extent are the archive holdings accessible over the web?
Is permission required before materials can be accessed?
Is there any fee for materials?
How are author and/or editor defined for the electronic publications?
Is there a bibliographical citation method?
CHILDES Manual and the individual contributors
Do the electronic publications have ISBN numbers?
What plans are there to expand the electronic publication of archive holdings?
Who is the legal owner of archived materials?
Contributor is the owner. All have given permission for publication in the archive. The institution is minimally involved.
Beyond legal ownership,
are there any asserted or perceived moral rights concerning
Do the holders of the archive see the original speakers or
their representatives as controlling publication?
In many cases, the original speakers have given informed consent. This is particularly true for the few single-case!
In cases where no electronic publication is planned, why is this so?
(e.g. funding, licensing, technical know-how, lack of interest).
Is any of the data in a proprietary format (e.g. MS Word)? If so,
are there plans to transfer it to an open standard (e.g., XML)?
Do you have any other comments about digital archives of
language material, or on this survey?
Field 4.4 is broken, since it is linked to 4.3.