SCOTS (Scottish Corpus of Texts and Speech)

Kay, C., Corbett, J., Anderson, J., Beavan, D., Douglas, F., Thompson, H. and O'Donnell, T. (2002) SCOTS (Scottish Corpus of Texts and Speech). Other. University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK.

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The SCOTS project is the first large-scale project of its kind for Scotland. It provides a large electronic corpus of both written and spoken texts for the languages of Scotland. It has been online since November 2004, and, after regular updates and additions, it reached a total of 4 million words of text in May 2007. It is hoped that SCOTS will allow those interested in Scotland's linguistic diversity, and in Scottish culture and identity, to investigate the languages of Scotland in new ways, and address the gap which presently exists in our knowledge of these. It will also preserve information on these languages for future generations.

Item Type:Research Reports or Papers (Other)
Additional Information:This record relates to a database, resulting from a project first started in 2002.
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Kay, Professor Christian and Corbett, Professor John and Anderson, Mrs Jean and Beavan, Mr David
Authors: Kay, C., Corbett, J., Anderson, J., Beavan, D., Douglas, F., Thompson, H., and O'Donnell, T.
Subjects:P Language and Literature > PE English
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > English Language and Linguistics
Publisher:University of Glasgow

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