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SIL serves language communities worldwide, building their capacity for sustainable language development,
by means of research, translation, training and materials development.

Software for language and culture field notes

SIL FieldWorks Data Notebook helps document, categorize, retrieve, analyze and summarize conclusions about field notes.


What's New

  • A new website for Graphite, the "smart font" system designed to handle complex scripts.
  • The FieldWorks software suite provides the tools researchers need to process linguistic and cultural data. Download the latest version.
  • ScriptSource provides information on the world’s writing systems and a platform for collaboration for font developers. Check out new features, including real-time discussions.
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SIL linguists at 87th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America

The Linguistic Society of America and several other organizations convened their annual meetings in Boston 3-6 January. SIL linguists were among those who presented research.