Scots in the community: place-names and social networking

Bramwell, E., and Hough, C. (2014) Scots in the community: place-names and social networking. In: Tort i Donada, J. (ed.) Names in Daily Life: Proceedings of the International Congress of Onomastic Sciences XXIV. Series: Biblioteca tècnica de politíca lingüística onomàstica (11). Generalitat de Catalunya: Barcelona, pp. 294-303. ISBN 9788439391623 (doi:10.2436/15.8040.01.34)

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Abstract

This paper reports on the project Scots Words and Place-names (SWAP), which is designed to explore the innovative potential of integrated online community engagement methods in the study of language and of placenames. Funded from March to November 2011 by JISC (Joint Information Systems Network), it is a collaboration between the University of Glasgow Enroller Project, Scottish Language Dictionaries and the Scottish Place-Name Society. The project aims to engage the public in an exploration of language use in present-day Scotland, focusing on the Scots vernacular.

Item Type:Book Sections
Status:Published
Refereed:No
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Hough, Professor Carole and Bramwell, Dr Ellen
Authors: Bramwell, E., and Hough, C.
Subjects:P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > English Language and Linguistics
Publisher:Generalitat de Catalunya
ISBN:9788439391623

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
568011Scots words and place-names.Carole HoughJoint Information Systems Committee (JISC)Strand BCRIT - ENGLISH LANGUAGE