New OTA corpus: VOICE

The OTA is proud to announce the latest addition to the archive: the Vienna-Oxford Corpus of International English (VOICE). The corpus consists of transcriptions of over 110 hours of audio recordings of English as a lingua franca – a common … Continue reading

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Discovering Babel workshop programme

The programme for the Discovering Babel workshop is now available. The workshop, with the title How to make your language resources discoverable, will be held on Friday June 24th at 23 Banbury Rd, Oxford. The workshop is aimed at researchers … Continue reading

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Do we need language corpora?

The ICAME32 conference in Oslo started with a number of pre-conference workshop. The Oxford Text Archive was involved in one – a debate on the motion: “Language corpora are no longer necessary for linguistic research.” The debate was recorded and … Continue reading

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The Big Debate

As part of the ICAME32 conference in Oslo, we are organising a debate. The notion is: “Language corpora are no longer necessary for linguistic research.” and four speakers are kicking the debate off by making an introductory statement for or … Continue reading

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ICAME 32, Oslo 2011

The OTA are attending the ICAME 2011 conference in Oslo. The conference, running from 1-6 June 2011, has the title ‘Trends and Traditions in English Corpus Linguistics In Honour of Stig Johansson ‘ and offers a rich and varied programme, … Continue reading

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The OTA blog

The Oxford Text Archive now has a blog. The blog will feature posts about OTA activities and resources as well as information about and reflections on new developments, tools, resources and anything that relate to the work of the Archive.

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