My presentation [Geoff Nunberg @ Language Log] focussed on GB’s metadata — a feature absolutely necessary to doing most serious scholarly work with the corpus. It’s well and good to use the corpus [fulltext/body] just for finding information on a topic — entering some key words and barrelling in sideways. (That’s what “googling” means, isn’t it?) But for scholars looking for a particular edition of ...
Presentation for a group on metadata… for a general audience. There is also a cataloger/library staff flavor version, too. Metadata an overview View more presentations from robinfay.
I could do this all day. time to revisit wordle. create yours from any url
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