A Day in the Field- Santiago Durante

By Martha Tsutsui|October 27, 2016|A Day in the Field|0 comments

Santiago Durante is an ELDP grantee researching Ayoreo (ISO639-3:ayo), an endangered language spoken in Paraguay and Bolivia. For our first A Day in the Field post, Santiago has graciously allowed us a peek into his daily routine while he’s on fieldwork. Please tell us a bit about where you are doing your fieldwork. I am doing my fieldwork in Campo Loro, Boquerón Department, Republic of Paraguay. It is the largest

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2016 Annual ELDP Documentation Training

By Martha Tsutsui|October 20, 2016|Event & Training Recaps|0 comments

Every year ELDP brings out the new ELDP grantees to London for a one week intensive training in theory and method in modern language documentation. This year, Vera Ferreira, Digital Archivist at ELAR, organised the annual  training in London which took place in early September. We welcomed 18 participants from all over the world who spent one week at SOAS. We were especially pleased to welcome Mikhaeel Dawoud from Northern

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Where in the World is ELAR? Bali & Leiden Summer 2016

By Martha Tsutsui|October 13, 2016|Where in the World is ELAR?|0 comments

‘Where in the World is ELAR?’ is an ELAR blog series which recaps training courses and events in which ELAR staff participate and attend. This summer, ELAR Director Mandana Seyfeddinipur led workshops in Bali, Indonesia and Leiden in the Netherlands. Bali, Indonesia:                                                        

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New Catalogue

By Martha Tsutsui|October 6, 2016|Documentation Software & Tools|2 comments

ELAR is delighted to announce the launch of the new ELAR catalogue. On the 28th of September 2016, the new catalogue replaced the old version and can now be accessed via the URL: http://elar.soas.ac.uk/ New features include archive-wide statistics which display not only the number of downloaded files according to their access categories, but also the number of uploaded files within a select time range. These statistics can be seen

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