Welcome to the webpage of the Laboratory for Endangered Languages Research and Documentation. Work is continuing at the lab on developing online talking dictionaries and archives of data that provide resources to communities whose languages are at stake. With state-of-the-art technology we're striving to support the continuing development and usage of languages in small communities.
The Last Speakers: The Quest to Save the World's Most Endangered Languages published
Book of the People of the World published
Edited by Endangered Languages lab director K. David Harrison with Wade Davis and Catherine Herbert Howell, "Book of the Peoples of the World: A Guide to Cultures" has been published by National Geographic. Get your copy here.
When Languages Die published
Endangered Languages lab director K. David Harrison's book, "When Languages Die: The Extinction of the World's Languages and the Erosion of Human Knowledge", has been published by Oxford University Press. Get your copy here.