Exploring Online Language Resources

A course in the IT Learning Programme at the University of Oxford in Hilary Term 2016 will explore how we can use online language datasets to explore language, history and culture. This course is the latest stage in the evolution … Continue reading

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A Virtual Museum of Language for Oxford

The University of Oxford is home to unrivalled collections of  materials and expertise relating to human language, dispersed across faculties, museums, libraries and other units. A pilot project is proposed to imagine a new virtual museum, which would bring together … Continue reading

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CLARIN: what’s in it for us?

Now that the UK has joined the CLARIN European Infrastructure Consortium, it time to consider the actual and potential benefits for UK researchers. See also CLARIN for Beginners and UK joins the CLARIN family for more background. Exploring online language resources … Continue reading

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Collective Intelligence

This post was originally composed 23-02-15, in the wake of the event ‘Digital Humanities Collective Intelligence: a workshop to foster international cooperation’ held in the Anatomy Theatre and Museum at King’s College London on the 21st and 22nd February 2011 … Continue reading

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Beyond the Digital Humanities

The NeDiMAH Conference ‘Beyond the Digital Humanities’ was held at the School of Advanced Study, University of London, on Tuesday 5th May 2015. NeDiMAH has run for four years as a project of the European Science Foundation, with the backing of research funders … Continue reading

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CLARIN-UK: latest news and forthcoming opportunities

CLARIN-UK: a new consortium and a new CLARIN country The UK is currently preparing an application to join the CLARIN European Research Infrastructure Consortium as an Observer. The Arts and Humanities Research Council, in cooperation with JISC and the other … Continue reading

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Analyzing the language of social media

The eighth one-day event Corpus Linguistics in the South was held at the University of Reading on Saturday 15th November 2014, and focussed on research analysing the language of social media. Dawn Knight (Newcastle University) spoke about the ‘spoken-ness of … Continue reading

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Advising DigHumLab

University of Oxford researchers from IT Services and the Oxford Internet Institute are playing a key role in advising an important national project in Denmark, and learning a lot about different ways of building and sustaining research infrastructure along the … Continue reading

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The Oxford Text Archive and the British National Corpus: an annual report

The Oxford Text Archive continues to deliver open access to language resources to the academic community, via the website at http://ota.ox.ac.uk/. This year there were 5278 downloads of datasets from the OTA. An exciting development in this period was the … Continue reading

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Web publishing in the University

A new project is investigating what users need for a new service which aims to provide some better options for members of the University of Oxford to build and maintain their web presence. All members of the University are invited to … Continue reading

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