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┬áinvited to … Continue reading

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Corpus Linguistics, Context and Culture

We are close to being able to process and analyse very large-scale textual resources with relative ease and thus transform research in the humanities, but we need

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Popular Representations of Development

Contribution to a panel discussion on the new book ‘Popular Representations of Development: Insights from Novels, Films, Television and Social Media’ edited by Lewis et al.

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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 W├╝rzburg 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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