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Best practices

Compiling your files into collections in LINDAT repository

This text is intended for users who want to make their local files available as collections in a public data repository.

We run LINDAT repository and therefore we prefer it to other repositories.  LINDAT is a digital library that is designed for language data collections, both text and spoken.  You can find there corpora for linguistic research, collections of court decisions to automate procedures in the legal domain, audio recordings from vehicles to implement speech recognition systems, etc.  Collections in LINDAT are identified by three attributes

Here are tips and recommendations for compiling your data files to store them in LINDAT repository;  your file formats can be diverse, e.g. Excel spreadsheets, Word documents, audio/video recordings, manuscripts, online dictionaries.

See the instructions how to deposit data in LINDAT repository.

Illustrative example