2.5 Questions for Discussion

  • Discuss possibilities of data corruption and data loss.  Have you experienced this? How can data corruption and data loss be prevented?  
  • What is the difference between securely storing your collection (hard drive or Dropbox), archiving your collection (for example, in CoRSAL), and disseminating information about your language and culture (as in a website)?  
  • Who can access materials on CoRSAL and who has ownership of data on CoRSAL?  
  • What is intellectual property with respect to cultural heritage? What are the advantages and disadvantages of giving access to language and cultural materials?
  • What is meant by fair use?