The Tromsø Repository of Language and Linguistics (TROLLing) is designed as an archive of linguistic data and statistical code. The archive is open access, which means that all information is available to to everyone. All postings are accompanied by searchable metadata that identify the researchers, the languages and linguistic phenomena involved, the statistical methods applied, and scholarly publications based on the data (where relevant).

Linguists worldwide are invited to post datasets and statistical models used in linguistic research. The TROLLing Steering Committee is responsible for the scientific content of the archive, whereas the University Library provides quality and relevance control, in addition to user management. The University Library also oversees the technical and legal structure of TROLLing.

The Terms of Use for TROLLing are available here.

TROLLing is a special collection within DataverseNO. the technical infrastructure of which is built on Dataverse, a research data repository application developed by an international developer and user community led by Harvard University. TROLLing is also a C Centre within CLARIN (Common Language Resources and Technology Infrastructure, a networked federation of European data repositories), and harvested by their Virtual Language Observatory (VLO).


Harvesting TROLLing? You can harvest TROLLing via OAI-PMH using the following address: