The "Database for Spoken German (DGD)" is a corpus management system in the program area Oral Corpora of the Institute for German Language (IDS). It has been online since the beginning of 2012 and since mid-2014 replaces the spoken German database, which was developed in the "Deutsches Spracharchiv (DSAv)" of the IDS.
After single registration, the DGD offers external users a web-based access to selected parts of the collection of the "Archive Spoken German (AGD)" for use in research and teaching. The selection of the data for external use depends on the consent of the respective data provider, who in turn must have the appropriate usage and exploitation rights. Also relevant to the selection are certain protection needs of the archive.
The Archive for Spoken German (AGD) collects and archives data of spoken German in interactions (conversation corpora) and data of domestic and non-domestic varieties of German (variation corpora). Currently, the AGD hosts around 50 corpora comprising more than 15000 audio and 500 video recordings amounting to around 5000 hours of recorded material with more than 7000 transcripts. With the Research and Teaching Corpus of Spoken German (FOLK) the AGD is also compiling an extensive German conversation corpus of its own.