Organizations, Conferences, Forums and Training

AAAL (The American Association for Applied Linguistics)
is a professional organization of scholars who are interested in and actively contribute to the multi-disciplinary field of applied linguistics.
ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages)
is a national organization dedicated to the improvement and expansion of the teaching and learning of all languages at all levels of instruction.
ELRA (European Language Resources Association)
was established as a non-profit organization in Luxembourg in February 1995 making available language resources for language engineering and to evaluate language engineering technologies. Included in its "Catalogue of Language Resources" are a variety of spoken, written, and multimodal corpus sources.
ICAME (International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English) is an international organization of linguists and information scientists working with English machine-readable texts. There are details of its corpora, conferences and journals.
IVACS (Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies Research Centre) brings together researchers whose goal it is to add to the description of language variation in context and to explore how the outcomes of this empirical research might apply to pedagogy.
PALC(Practical Applications In Language Corpora) annual conferences.
The 2014 conference site
TALC (Teaching and Language Corpora) annual conferences.
Go to 2016 conference site.
Web de la XED Xarxa d'Estudis del Discurs . Common website of a network of discourse research groups in Spain, France and Argentina. (in Catalan)

Forums, Newsletters and Listservs

CALL-ED discussion list is a non-moderated e-mail discussion list created for teacher trainers and educators around the world to exchange information, share ideas, and discuss issues relative to Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL).
CORPORA list is open for information and questions about text
corpora such as availability, aspects of compiling and using corpora,
software, tagging, parsing, bibliography, etc. This page contains information about subscription etc., but was last updated in 2002.
Linguist List is a database of linguistics mailing list entries, which allows you to search for anything that interests you or just browse and gives you a chance to find a list that you want to join.

Courses and Further Study:

Introductory Course: Corpus Linguistics
Tony McEnery and Andrew Wilson's course is based on their book, Corpus Linguistics (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1996)
Introductory Course:Developing Linguistic Corpora: A Guide to Good PracticeEdited by Martin Wynne
Website:W3C Corpus Linguistics Site

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