PART I: DATA COLLECTION AND MANAGEMENT; PART II: RECORDING PERFORMANCE; PART III: COLLABORATING WITH OTHER DISCIPLINES; PART IV: COLLABORATING WITH THE COMMUNITY
Nicholas Thieberger is a linguist whose grammar of South Efate broke new ground to include citable data linked to an archival version of the primary recordings. He is interested in developments in e-humanities methods and their potential to improve research practice, and is currently developing methods for creating reusable data sets from fieldwork on previously unrecorded languages. He is the project officer with the multi-institutional Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures (PARADISEC.org.au), a databank that holds 3,000 hours of digitised audio files. He was an Assistant Professor in linguistics at the University of Hawai'i and is currently an Australian Research Council QEII Fellow at the University of Melbourne.
The publication of OHLF is a timely and invaluable resource ... for instructing fieldworkers in many other facets of language documentation - data collection and management, recording performance, archiving, and interaction with the language community. * Andrew Pawley, Language Documentation & Conservation *