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PARADISEC has nearly 400 collections representing over 1,030 languages.

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PARADISEC’s catalog can also be searched freely with unrestricted access via the OLAC or the LINGUIST LIST gateway. Data in the PARADISEC collection should be cited at the item level using format given in our catalog’s ‘Cite as’ field, and we also include digital object identifiers (doi).

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We have also digitised the fieldnotes of Arthur Capell, Stephen A. Wurm and Calvin Roesler and these are publicly available through this website. To search these collections click on one of the links below.

The fieldnotes of Arthur Capell

The fieldnotes of Stephen A. Wurm

The fieldnotes of Calvin Roesler

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