Helsinki Corpus of Older Scots (HCOS)

Laitos: Englannin kielen laitos
Yhteyshenkilö: Arja Nurmi
Sähköposti: arja.nurmi@helsinki.fi

1. Linguistic research resource

ddd. Official or identificatory name and acronym Helsinki Corpus of Older Scots (HCOS)
eee. Short description of content A balanced multi-genre corpus modelled on the Helsinki Corpus, covering the years 1450-1700.
fff. Originality status primary/original location On various computers at VARIENG.
copy Distributed through ICAME and the Oxford Text Archive.
ggg. Description of size and extent 800,000 words
bbb. Storage format Electronic (plain text)
iii. (Estimated) time invested in the collection and processing of the resource 240 person months
jjj. Contact person(s) and their contact information (E-mail & telephone); may be the same for all points (a), (b) and (c). a) person who in practice administers the resource and grants (possibly required) usage permits ICAME and Oxford Text Archive (http://ota.ox.ac.uk/headers/2081.xml).
b) person who has physical possession of the contracts concerning the resource, by which the resource has been acquired for use at the department Anneli Meurman-Solin (anneli.meurman-solin@helsinki.fi)
c) person(s) who has/have originally contracted acquired, collected, compiled and/or annotated the resource, and who thus has copyright to the material and whose permission is (possibly) required to access the resource. Anneli Meurman-Solin holds copyright for the corpus compilation, individual texts belong to other copyright holders, who have all given permission for use.
kkk. (Main) references to published articles or other written works describing the resource itself or research based on its use. Meurman-Solin, Anneli (1995). 'A New Tool: The Helsinki Corpus of Older Scots (1450-1700)', ICAME Journal, Vol. 19: 49-62 (http://icame.uib.no/ij19/solin.pdf)
Meurman-Solin, Anneli (1993). Variation and change in early Scottish prose. Studies based on the Helsinki Corpus of Older Scots (Annales Academiae Scientiarum Fennicae, Diss. Humanarum Litterarum, 65). Helsinki.
lll. Link(s) to more extensive/thorough descriptions of the resource in the Internet (which may be in any language) http://khnt.hit.uib.no/icame/manuals/HC_OSCOT/BIBLIO.HTM
http://icame.uib.no/ij19/solin.pdf
mmm. Physical location of resource (server and directory path or Internet address, or room/person in the case of non-electronic materials) Various copies at VARIENG. Distributed through ICAME and OTA.
nnn. Miscellaneous other notes  

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Resource Name Helsinki Corpus of Older Scots (HCOS)
Resource Type Written Corpus
Languages -- language not in list --, English
Languages (other) Scots
Description A balanced multi-genre corpus modelled on the Helsinki Corpus, covering the years 1450-1700.
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Institute Department of English, University of Helsinki
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Format Electronic (plain text)
Metadata Link http://khnt.hit.uib.no/icame/manuals/HC_OSCOT/BIBLIO.HTM
Publications Meurman-Solin, Anneli (1995). 'A New Tool: The Helsinki Corpus of Older Scots (1450-1700)', ICAME Journal, Vol. 19: 49-62 (http://icame.uib.no/ij19/solin.pdf), Meurman-Solin, Anneli (1993). Variation and change in early Scottish prose. Studies based on the Helsinki Corpus of Older Scots (Annales Academiae Scientiarum Fennicae, Diss. Humanarum Litterarum, 65). Helsinki.
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Collection Location Various copies at VARIENG. Distributed through ICAME and OTA.
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Collection Size 800,000 words
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Topic revision: r3 - 2011-11-14 - KimmoKoskenniemi
 
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