The repository is part of the eScience infrastructure of the University of Tübingen, which is a core facility that strongly cooperates with the library and computing center of the university.
Integration of the repository into the national CLARIN-D and international CLARIN infrastructures gives it wide exposure, increasing the likelihood that the resources will be used and further developed beyond the lifetime of the projects in which they were developed.
Among the resources currently available in the Tübingen Center Repository, researchers can find widely used treebanks of German (e.g. TüBa-D/Z), the German wordnet (GermaNet), the first manually annotated digital treebank (Index Thomisticus), as well as descriptions of the tools used by the WebLicht ecosystem for natural language processing.
The metadata is publicly accessible via the CLARIN Virtual Language Observatory (VLO)http://catalog.clarin.eu/vlo/?1. CLARIN-D is developing a digital infrastructure for language-centered research in the social sciences and humanities. The main function of the service centers in CLARIN-D is to provide relevant, useful data and tools in an integrated, interoperable and scalable way. CLARIN-D will roll this infrastructure out in close collaboration with expert scholars in the humanities and social sciences, to ensure that it meets the needs of users in a systematic and easily accessible way.
CLARIN-D is building on the achievements of the preparatory phase of the European CLARIN initiative as well as CLARIN-D's Germany-specific predecessor project D-SPIN.
Tübingen, as coordinator of the CLARIN-D project, participates in nearly all aspects of the project.