Spanish & Portuguese Faculty and Staff Publications

Title

New Mexico and Colorado Spanish Survey [dataset]

Document Type

Dataset

Publication Date

4-24-2012

Abstract

Data set representing results of the first comprehensive, quantitative survey of New Mexican Spanish as spoken by resident native speakers. Approximately 350-400 interviews were conducted, with a combined response set of over 200,000 rows of data entry. Results were analyzed for geographic and demographic trends, with findings published in a variety of peer reviewed journals.

Publisher

University of New Mexico Press

Publication Title

The Spanish language of New Mexico and southern Colorado : a linguistic atlas

Language (ISO)

English

Sponsorship

National Endowment for the Humanities.

Keywords

linguistics, Spanish language, New Mexico languages, Colorado languages, Spanish language -- variation -- United States, Spanish language -- variation -- history, Spanish language -- spoken Spanish -- United States

Comments

Data set includes source data in Alpha 4 format, along with open format conversions. Sample database and web mapping applications also included.

An extended archive of the Spanish language project is available: Vigil, Neddy. Spanish Language Project, 2003-2007 (2011). University of New Mexico Libraries, Center for Southwest Research. Available at http://rmoa.unm.edu/docviewer.php?docId=nmu2011-08-11.xml

nmcoss_public.zip (45172 kB)
Publicly available dataset in zip format

New_Mexico_Colorado_Spanish_Survey_Codebook.pdf (54 kB)
Codebook