The Data Seal of Approval board hereby confirms that the Trusted Digital repository TalkBank complies with the guidelines version 2014-2015 set by the Data Seal of Approval Board.
The afore-mentioned repository has therefore acquired the Data Seal of Approval of 2013 on April 8, 2014.
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|Guidelines Version:||2014-2015 | July 19, 2013|
|Guidelines Information Booklet:||DSA-booklet_2014-2015.pdf|
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|Seal Acquiry Date:||Apr. 08, 2014|
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A General Description of TalkBank
TalkBank is an archive of transcripts of spoken language interactions, many of which are linked to either audio or video. The major designated communities involved include child language researchers, speech and language pathologists, linguists, conversation analysts, and second language acquisition researchers. Long-term data preservation is provided by Carnegie Mellon University and CLARIN (www.clarin.eu). Several of the CLARIN centers have received the Data Seal of Approval and TalkBank data is currently mirrored by the CLARIN Center at the MPI in Nijmegen that has the Data Seal of Approval. The only outsourcing we do is for cloud backup through backblaze.com to guarantee preservation. This project has been funded continuously by the National Institutes of Health since 1984 and has also received support from the National Science Foundation and the MacArthur Foundation. A search of scholar.google.com shows that there are now 6450 published articles based on use of the TalkBank databases. Current NIH support involves four major ongoing five-year grants for child language (CHILDES), aphasia (AphasiaBank), fluency (FluencyBank), and phonology (PhonBank). The central website is http://talkbank.org. Within the overall TalkBank corpus, there are several subcorpora, the largest and oldest of which is CHILDES (Child Language Data Exchange System) located at http://childes.talkbank.org .
In the responses to the Guidelines, "we" refers to the programming and data analysis staff employed by the TalkBank Project at Carnegie Mellon. The term "producers" refers to the scholars who contribute data. The term "users" refers to the scholars who use the data. All URLs were visited on Tuesday June 27th, 2016.
Data producers are the scholars who have collected the spoken interactions and produced the transcripts and media that are then included in TalkBank. We support the data producers and guarantee data quality through these methods:
We recommend the provision of supporting documentation for this item before the next DSA submission
We rely on Creative Commons license CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 as noted on our homepages. To control password access to data in the AphasiaBank segment of TalkBank with a possible disclosure risk, we rely on these access measures: