Submissions/Language and Dialect Database - A GLAM Project with Austrian Academy of Science

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Submission no. 2024
Title of the submission
Language and Dialect Database - a GLAM Project with the Austrian Academy of Science
Author of the submission
Eveline Wandl-Vogt, Heinz Egger
E-mail address
Hubertl, Evw
Country of origin
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Austrian Academy of Science, Wikimedia Austria
Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (at least 300 words to describe your proposal)

The fourth collaboration with a scientific institution in Austria is currently being prepared . The database of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Database of Bavarian Dialects in Austria @ Electronically mapped has a database of several million words , of which approximately 250,000 will be made ​​available for a joint project. The project envisages that by using an appropriate software not only the existing holdings of the database dialect but also any other language with words and phrases. Even longer texts can be recorded as an audio file . A simple user interface should make it possible that the acquisition of languages are possible, also by people who do not have technical know how. The only technical requirement is a laptop and an internet connection. The focus of coverage refers to the local and thus linguistic affiliation of the speaker.

GLAM Outreach, Open Data
Length of session (if other than 30 minutes, specify how long)
45 minutes
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