Selected data collections of the world's language diversity at the Language Archive

Documentary heritage submitted by the Netherlands and recommended for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register in 2015.

The nominated heritage offers and preserves a unique sample of the world’s linguistic and cultural diversity. It represents a landmark for language documentation in terms of quality of content and archiving infrastructure. The nominated holding at the Language Archive (TLA) consists of 64 digital collections with audio-visual and textual resources documenting 102 languages and cultures around the world, recorded and annotated for providing high-quality representative samples of the respective languages in their natural context, digitally prepared and archived between 2000 and 2014.

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