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Center for Applied Linguistics LINCS Project Records

Identifier: GTM-780720

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, papers, and publications of the Language Information Network and Clearinghouse System (LINCS) pilot project conducted by the Center for Applied Linguistics. The collection includes extensive information on groups, organizations and schools that have major interests in language and language teaching. Also included is information on the Project's computer programming system.

See the External Documents section below to view an inventory to the collection.


  • 1964 - 1971


Conditions Governing Access

Most manuscripts collections at the Georgetown University Booth Family Center for Special Collections are open to researchers; however, restrictions may apply to some collections. Collections stored off site require a minimum of three days for retrieval. For use of all manuscripts collections, researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections in advance of any visit.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers are solely responsible for determining the copyright status of the materials being used, establishing who the copyright owner is, locating the copyright owner, and obtaining permission for intended use.

Historical Note

The goal of the LINCS project was to determine the operational and technical requirements for a modern, discipline-oriented cooperative network system for the exchange of information in the language sciences. The project was started in 1967 by a grant from NSF's Office of Science Information Service.


6 Cubic Feet (6 boxes)

Language of Materials


Metadata Rights Declarations

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the Center for Applied Linguistics, 1978.

John Zarrillo
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington DC 20057