The Sign Language Dataset Compendium


The Sign Language Data Compendium was created by Maria Kopf, Marc Schulder and Thomas Hanke.


We would like to thank the following persons for their help in creating this resource:


This work is supported in part by the EASIER (Intelligent Automatic Sign Language Translation) Project. EASIER has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, grant agreement n° 101016982.

This work has in part been produced in the context of the joint research funding of the German Federal Government and Federal States in the Academies’ Programme, with funding from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg. The Academies’ Programme is coordinated by the Union of the Academies of Sciences and Humanities.

Revision History

Version Date Changes
1.0 17.06.2022 Initial release of website.
1.1 01.11.2022 Added 10 new resources, including some for four new sign languages. Improved metadata and introduced OLAC integration. Various content improvements and corrections.
1.2 28.12.2022 Added cite as section to entries. Added navigation between entries in web interface. Various content improvements and corrections.
1.3 11.08.2023 Added three new resources, including for one new sign language. First release of PDF version. Improved metadata for HTML and OLAC. Various content improvements and corrections.