___Want to train your ear to identify the sounds of the IPA? Or to find out what programs and applications you can use to best manage your data? This page provides links to such resources. You can also find links to archiving bodies and archiving practices (ensure the longevity of your data!), links to information on microphones and recording equipment, as well as to font resources.


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  • If you want descriptions of computer programs relevant to field work, cost details and computer requirements, as well as a link to the URL where the program can be obtained, the following site is for you. If you've been wondering about the role of computers in linguistics or want to use computers to your advantage in managing you data, go here:

      Using Computers in Linguistics: A Practical Guide: http://www.routledge.com/linguistics/using-comp.html

Or, go directly to the chapter on software of relevance to field work: http://www.sil.org/computing/routledge/antworth-valentine/
  • The following site has questionnaires that may assist both inexperienced and experience field linguistics, stimuli kits for data elicitation, links to programs of use to field linguists and much more:

    Software Tools and Other Useful Tidbits for Field Linguistics and Language Description: http://lingweb.eva.mpg.de/fieldtools/tools.htm

  • Claire Bowern has compiled a list of links on linguistic field work also. To name but a few, there are links on elicitation guides and stimuli materials, links to pages on the subject of endangered languages (particularly of Australia ), and links to hardware and software pertaining to field work:

    http://www.owlnet.rice.edu/~ling407/407links.htm

  • Train your ear—learn to distinguish the sounds of the IPA:

    http://www.sil.org/computing/catalog/show_software.asp?id=16

ttp://hctv.humnet.ucla.edu/departments/linguistics/VowelsandConsonants/vowels/contents.html

 

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