|Archive Name:||MPI Language Archive|
|Host Institution:||Max-Planck-Institute for Psycholinguistics|
|Contact Person:||Peter Wittenburg|
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?
based on meta-descriptions (according to the meta data "standard" at the MPI)
If the electronic catalog conforms to some standard, please tell
us the name of the standard.
MPI Browsable Corpus Standard
To what extent have the archived materials been cataloged
If there is an online public access catalog, please give its URL.
3.1 What geographical regions and languages are covered?
|Main Regions Covered:||Africa Americas Asia Oceania|
|Approx Number of Languages:|
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?
Do the electronic publications have ISBN numbers?
What plans are there to expand the electronic publication of archive holdings?
currently starting digitising all old archive material and make it available in the MPI INTRANET
Who is the legal owner of archived materials?
mostly the MPI
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?
to a large extent the original speakers wnat control
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)?
various formats are used (no intention to convert!
Do you have any other comments about digital archives of
language material, or on this survey?