becoming a major resource centre by creating, managing and distributing digital language resources related to the official languages of South Africa;
developing awareness and supporting academic scholarship in Digital Humanities;
playing a vital role in building research capacity; and
extending its scope beyond the official languages of South Africa to other languages on the African continent, becoming a digital language resources hub for Africa.
Strategically, SADiLaR aims to
promote existing links with similar entities globally, inter alia, through representation on its Scientific Advisory Committee by the Common Language Resources and Technology Infrastructure (CLARIN), the European Language Resource Association (ELRA) and the Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC) of the USA;
liaise with academic societies within African countries; and
support the activities of the Digital Humanities Association of Southern Africa (DHASA).