Understanding linguistic fieldwork.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Meakins, Felicity
Corporate Author: Taylor & Francis
Other Authors: Green, Jennifer, Turpin, Myfany, 1972-
Format: eBook
Published: London : Routledge, 2018.
Series:Understanding language.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Intro; Half Title; Series Information; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Acknowledgements; Linguistic abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Overview; 1.2 Definitions; 1.2.1 What makes a good field linguist?; 1.2.2 â#x80;#x98;Insiderâ#x80;#x99; and â#x80;#x98;outsiderâ#x80;#x99; linguists; 1.2.3 What is meant by â#x80;#x98;fieldworkâ#x80;#x99;?; 1.2.4 Linguistic description versus language documentation; 1.2.5 Language vitality; 1.2.6 Who is a speaker?; 1.3 Your project; 1.4 Workflow from go to woe; 1.5 About us (first person plural exclusive); 1.6 Summary; 1.7 Further reading; Notes; References
  • 2 Planning for fieldwork2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Identifying a speech community; 2.3 Research on the field location; 2.4 Ways of working in the field; 2.4.1 Who is the fieldworker responsible to?; 2.4.2 Who controls the research?; 2.4.3 Ownership, access and uses of research materials; 2.4.4 Intellectual property, copyright and licensing; 2.4.5 Balancing rights in the field; 2.5 Formal ethics applications and procedures; 2.5.1 Project information sheet; 2.5.2 Participant consent form; 2.6 Authorship and acknowledgements; 2.6.1 Referring to your examples in publications
  • 2.7 Planning ahead for the field2.7.1 Visas, vaccinations and vehicles; 2.7.2 Timing of field trips; 2.7.3 Organising remuneration for research participants; 2.7.4 Gathering resources; 2.7.5 Keeping in touch; 2.8 Summary; 2.9 Further reading; Notes; References; 3 Equipment and recording; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Recording equipment; 3.2.1 Audio recording equipment; 3.2.2 Microphones; 3.2.3 Windshields; 3.2.4 Microphone cables; 3.2.5 Video recording equipment; 3.2.6 Still photography; 3.2.7 Backups, batteries, memory cards and storage; 3.2.8 User-friendly choices; 3.2.9 Looking after equipment
  • 3.2.10 Other useful gear3.2.11 Trying things out; 3.2.12 Before you head off; 3.3 During fieldwork; 3.3.1 Safety first; 3.3.2 Making good audio recordings; 3.3.3 Making good video recordings; 3.3.4 Keeping good notebooks; 3.4 The first fieldwork session; 3.5 At the end of the day; 3.6 Summary; 3.7 Further reading; Note; References; 4 Data management, annotation and archiving; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 First steps in data management; 4.2.1 File naming; 4.2.2 What is metadata and why is it important?; 4.2.3 Categories of metadata; 4.2.4 Where to keep your metadata; 4.3 Transcription and annotation
  • 4.3.1 Time-aligning transcriptions and annotations4.3.2 Software tools; 4.3.3 Segmentation; 4.3.4 Transcription techniques; 4.4 Archiving; 4.4.1 Exploring archives; ELAR (Endangered Language Archive); TLA (The Language Archive); PARADISEC (Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures); ANLA (Alaska Native Language Archive); Câ#x80;#x99;ekâ#x80;#x99;aedi Hwnax Ahtna Regional Linguistic and Ethnographic Archive; AILLA (Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America); AIATSIS (Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies)
  • 4.4.2 Depositing in archives â#x80;#x93; when, where, what and how?