Answered By: Cody Hackett
Last Updated: May 19, 2021     Views: 19

To access Linguistic Data Consortium content, users must register an account with LDC using their Georgetown University email and have their account verified by Georgetown Library staff. 
 
To create an account: 
Navigate to the user login page. Select Create a New Account. On the New User Registration page, use your GU email, and select Georgetown University Library on the Organization drop down menu. Populate the rest of the form with your personal information.
LDC Form
Once your Guest account is created, you will receive a confirmation email from LDC with a URL link to confirm your account. (Check your spam filter if you did not receive an email).

After registering as Guest, your account will automatically be sent to eresources@georgetown.edu to verify your affiliation. Once the account is verified by E-Resources & Serials staff, your account status will be changed from Guest to Organization User within two business days. You will receive a confirmation email from LDC acknowledging your new User Status. 
LDC Form
As an Organization User, you will have access to all of the rights of Guest Users and you gain the ability to download datasets to which Georgetown has access.
For more information on User statuses in LDC, please see:
https://www.ldc.upenn.edu/members/manage-account/user-accounts

If you have any questions about this process, or would like to check the status of your account, please don't hesitate to reach out to eresources@georgetown.edu

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