The Early Modern Commons

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Looking up stuff in an Early Modern corpus

13 November 2018

The following is a discussion of a set of “search and sort” operations that could be useful in exploring the EEBO-TCP corpus of English books before 1700. It also includes...

Collaboration Curation of TCP texts

31 October 2018

This is a report about the current state of the collaborative curation of TCP texts. While I have written about this topic many times on this blog, this report is written for newcomers...

About Metadata in the Early Print corpus

26 September 2018

The EarlyPrint site contains linguistically annotated and partly corrected TCP texts in an environment that supports collaborative curation. For many practical purposes the ...

Hobbes and Maggie Haberman about Twitter

22 July 2018

Some years ago I read Joel Spolsky’s very funny description of Twitter in which he said: Although I appreciate that many people find Twitter to be valuable, I find it a truly...