Lexical Database Archiving Questionnaire

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I am asking around on different mailing lists to gain some insight into the archiving habits of linguists who use lexical databases. I am specifically interested in databases created by tools like FLEx, ToolBox, Lexus, TshwaneLex, etc.

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Minorities in US Law

Granted there are different parts of US Law, but I'm just reading this for the first time and find the definitions interesting and far from how linguistic departments often think of minorities...

https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/edlite-minorityinst.html

These MSI's outlined in law were brought to my attention through the work the the department of homeland security... opinions aside on the role and mission of DHS, it makes me wonder if this "research" is to better serve DHS regardless of how it is directed and does that mean minorities are more severely impacted due to this research, so what is the ethical component of this "research"... though I may not be fully understanding the context of DHS's purpose...

Originally from: https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/DHS-SRTMSI-2023-FacultyApp

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Summer Research Team (SRT) Program for Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) is now accepting applications from faculty at Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) interested in participating in a summer research team experience. Selected Faculty will be invited to submit a Team Application including a Research Project Proposal developed in collaboration with a DHS Center researcher and applications from one or two qualified students.

The program seeks to increase and enhance the scientific leadership at MSIs in research areas that support the mission and goals of DHS. This program provides faculty and student research teams with the opportunity to conduct research at the university-based DHS Centers of Excellence (DHS Centers). At the end of the ten week appointment, faculty collaborate with center to apply for up to $100,000 in follow-on funding to continue research during the 2023-2024 academic year at the faculty’s home academic institution.

This year’s participating Centers of Excellence are:

Center for Accelerating Operational Efficiency (CAOE)
Center of Excellence for Cross-Border Threat Screening and Supply Chain Defense (CBTS)
Criminal Investigations and Network Analysis (CINA)
Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute (CIRI)
National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and Education (NCITE)
Soft-target Engineering to Neutralize the Threat RealitY (SENTRY)

Topic Modeling in Python

What if my import pd data array was the OLAC metadata schema?

https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/A-Gentle-Introduction-to-Topic-Modeling-Using-Saxton/38742c56eadfdf11fb7218f7702c8fccfc78bd95

https://gist.github.com/umbertogriffo/5041b9e4ec6c3478cef99b8653530032

https://towardsdatascience.com/contextualized-topic-modeling-with-python-eacl2021-eacf6dfa576

Beginners Guide to Topic Modeling in Python

https://www.holisticseo.digital/python-seo/topic-modeling/

https://melaniewalsh.github.io/Intro-Cultural-Analytics/05-Text-Analysis/08-Topic-Modeling-Text-Files.html

https://asandeepc.bitbucket.io/courses/inls613_summer2019/lectures/08-lda_topic_modeling.pdf

http://derekgreene.com/slides/topic-modelling-with-scikitlearn.pdf

https://ourcodingclub.github.io/tutorials/topic-modelling-python/

https://stackabuse.com/python-for-nlp-topic-modeling/

https://www.toptal.com/python/topic-modeling-python

https://towardsdatascience.com/end-to-end-topic-modeling-in-python-latent-dirichlet-allocation-lda-35ce4ed6b3e0

Chepang Bibliography

While doing my thesis I also was working on a Chepang Bibliography.

some leftover links to include are:

https://www.reap.insitehome.org/handle/9284745/36889 Unkown resource.

https://reap.sil.org/handle/9284745/74628
Chepang text: Descriptive, Personal Jungle encounters Introduction & set 1

Gurung, Tamang, Thakali, Sherpa, and Chepang prosodies
https://reap.sil.org/handle/9284745/36972

https://reap.sil.org/browse?value=cdm:Chepang&type=language (82 items)

Clause, sentence, and discourse patterns in selected languages of Nepal 4: Word lists
https://reap.sil.org/handle/9284745/8633

Bibliography notes:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1qGGhWq8Y6DySLfGmIB2Z3HshvCasWfUqp9eq0XpW9qo/edit

https://catalog-test.lib.uchicago.edu/vufind/alphabrowse/home?source=topic&from=Nepa%CC%84la%20bha%CC%84sha%CC%84%20patrika%CC%84.

https://books.google.fr/books?id=bz1BAQAAMAAJ&q=chepang&dq=chepang&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjCvcvo29_sAhWgA2MBHb8pAdA4FBDoATALegQIBRAC#v=snippet&q=chepang&f=false