Middle English Medical Texts

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

1. Linguistic research resource

hh. Official or identificatory name and acronym Middle English Medical Texts (MEMT)
ii. Short description of content Corpus of early English medical writing between the years 1375-1500.
jj. Originality status primary/original location: published by Benjamins. Several copies on computers at VARIENG.
kk. Description of size and extent 490,000 words
ii. Storage format Electronic (plain text)
mm. (Estimated) time invested in the collection and processing of the resource 48 person months
nn. 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: Irma Taavitsainen (irma.taavitsainen@helsinki.fi)
b) person who has physical possession of the contracts concerning the resource, by which the resource has been acquired for use at the department (Irma Taavitsainen)
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. Irma Taavitsainen, Päivi Pahta (paivi.pahta@uta.fi), Martti Mäkinen (martti.makinen@uis.no) have copyright on the corpus compilation and selection of texts. Individual texts are copyrighted to various sources, who have given permission for publication. Benjamins publishing company has copyright for the published CD-ROM.
oo. (Main) references to published articles or other written works describing the resource itself or research based on its use. http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=Z%20131

Irma Taavitsainen and Päivi Pahta (eds) 2004 Medical and Scientific Writing in Late Medieval English. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
pp. Link(s) to more extensive/thorough descriptions of the resource in the Internet (which may be in any language) http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/CoRD/corpora/CEEM/MEMTindex.html
qq. Physical location of resource (server and directory path or Internet address, or room/person in the case of non-electronic materials)  
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Resource Name Middle English Medical Texts
Resource Type Written Corpus
Languages English
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Description Corpus of early English medical writing between the years 1375-1500.


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Topic revision: r3 - 2011-11-14 - KimmoKoskenniemi
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