Dictionary of Old English Corpus in Electronic Form (DOEC)

Title
  • Dictionary of Old English Corpus in Electronic Form (DOEC) [Electronic resource]
  • Old English Corpus
Editor

di Paolo Healey, Antonette (ed.)

Availability

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Languages

English, Old (ca. 450-1100); Latin

Editorial Practice

Encoding format: HTML

Encoding format: SGML

OTA keywords

Linguistic corpora

LC keywords

English language--Old English, ca. 450-1100
English language--Old English, ca. 450-1100--Texts
Linguistic analysis (Linguistics)

Extent
  • designation: Text data
  • size: (288 files : ca. 66.7 MB)
Creation Date

2005

Source Description

Dictionary Of Old English Project (On CD-ROM) Toronto, Canada: 2000

Notes

Mode of access: Offline. Application to OTA

Title proper taken from AHDS Catalogue Form

The Dictionary of Old English Corpus is a complete record of surviving Old English except for some variant manuscripts of individual texts. There are 3037 texts in the corpus, represented in two formats on the CD-ROM: Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML) and Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML).

R.L. Venezky, “Unseen Users, Unknown Systems: Computer Design for a Scholar’s Dictionary”, Proceedings of the Third Annual Conference of the UW Centre for the New Oxford English Dictionary: The Uses of Large Text Databases (Waterloo, ON 1987), 113-21.

Antonette diPaolo Healey, “The Corpus of the Dictionary of Old English: Its Delimitation, Compilation, and Application”, Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Conference of the UW Centre for the New Oxford English Dictionary: Dictionaries in the Electronic Age, reprtd. ed. (Oxford 1990), 113-24.