Acquisition

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Acquisition (track 1 in our internship and volunteer programs) is the work of acquiring data for PanLex. The data that we seek are, generally, lexical translations. The documentation in this part of the site clarifies that term and shows how you can do acquisition.

If you are getting ready to do acquisition for PanLex, we suggest studying the sections below in the order listed. The first two sections provide general information and guidance to allow you to begin working on acquisition. The third section describes our management system on Wrike. The last two sections teach you how to perform the two main phases in acquisition: discovering data and procuring data.