CLARIN for beginners

CLARIN is a network of people, centres and research activities which support advanced digital research based on language data and tools

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Using large-scale text collections for research

A recent workshop in Würzburg explored the topic of using large-scale text collections for research, as part of the activities of NeDiMAH.

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Changes to the distribution of the British National Corpus

In January 2014 there will be some changes in the way that the British National Corpus (BNC) is distributed. It is now possible to download the British National Corpus at no cost from the Oxford Text Archive at the following … Continue reading

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Text encoding, text collections, and the potential to transform the Humanities

Transcript of a contribution to a panel discussion at the TEI Members’ Meeting in Rome in October 2013 on the topic ‘How could the TEI community benefit from TEI-specific query solutions? What should they look like?’ I think that there … Continue reading

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Places in Literature

Still waiting for a good example of digitally mapping places in literature to support literary research

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The Oxford Text Archive in 2013

The New Year promises to be an exciting one for the Oxford  Text Archive. As well as new accessions to the archive, new services and new collaborations, we plan to integrate the archive further into the new research data management … Continue reading

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CLARIN Germany: Happy First Birthday!

A workshop was held in Leipzig last month to mark the end of the first year of  CLARIN-D, the national initiative in Germany to build a research infrastructure as part of the Common Language Resources and Technology Infrastructure. The wider … Continue reading

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Silos or fishtanks?

The following is a partial summary of a presentation given at the Interedition Symposium in the Hague in March 2012 on the topic of Scholarly Digital Editions, Tools and Infrastructure. People are often talking about digital silos in the context … Continue reading

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What are the Digital Humanities?

The Day of Digital Humanities on 27th March this year has provoked numerous conversations about the nature of Digital Humanities (DH). Some believe DH is a discipline or community, with its own methods, resources, communities of practice, journals, standards of … Continue reading

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Discovering Babel – final outcomes

This is a summary of some of the key outcomes of the Discovering Babel project, with links to where you can find out more. Next steps For those of you looking to find electronic literary and linguistic resources please visit … Continue reading

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