Links of Interest: A Sampler
LaBB-CAT is this site's manager: it is a browser-based research tool that stores
time-aligned transcripts for audio and video, and annotations which can be automatic
or manual. Developed by Robert Fromont and Jen Hay for the Origins of New Zealand
English Project, it is also the repository for the New Zealand Institute of Language,
Brain and Behavior. Open source; downloadable.
Waring Historical Library http://waring.library.musc.edu
The Waring Historical Library houses the Special Collections and Rare Books for
The Medical University of South Carolina.
Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project exemplifies a thematic and
historical oral history site which combines first person accounts of incarcerated
Japanese Americans with historical images and interdisciplinary lessons.
British Library Sound http://sounds.bl.uk
Archival sound recordings at the British Library: often includes special exhibits
Video, text and audio clips of interviews about health and illness experiences
Video, text and audio clips from young people talking about their health; forums
A service of the UK Data Archive, with resources, deposits and training available.
Primary organization of oral historians in the US; includes guidelines, resources,
publications and featured sites.
Story Corps http://storycorps.org
National project helping everyday citizens to share their stories.
Writing, Aging and Spirit http://writingdownouryears.ca
Headed by researcher Ellen Bouchard Ryan, this site promotes writing
in later life, including issues of life review, life stories, and intergenerational
Life Review Project http://www.umsl.edu/~meusert/LifeReview/Links.html
Life reviews explained and collected
Outstanding tutorial by scholar Charles Antaki on conversation analysis
Excellent articles and videoclips on discourse analysis, including of aphasia, by
scholar, Charles Goodwin
Tutorial on traditional politeness theory; Linguistics Politeness Research Group
Lee: Corpus links http://tiny.cc/corpora
David Lee's Bookmarks for corpus linguistics
Mark Davies: corpora http://davies-linguistics.byu.edu/personal/
8 (at last count in 2011) searchable online corpora of American and British
English, Spanish and Portuguese