General linguistic matters
- The Linguist List: this is both a large website with a great wealth of information on all relevant areas of linguistics (incl. further links) and a subscribable mailing list
Corpus linguistics & Corpora
- International Computer Archive of Medieval and Modern English (ICAME): documentation/manuals for available corpora of English, bibliographies and archive of Corpora mailing list
- David Lee’s Bookmarks for Corpus-based Linguists: very good collection!
- British National Corpus (BNC): a 100-million-word corpus of spoken and written English from the 1990s, with a searchable interface
- Phrases in English database, based on the BNC
- BYU-BNC, by Mark Davies: another good search interface for the BNC
- The Corpus of Contemporary American English, by Mark Davies: texts from 1990 to 2007, searchable
- TIME Corpus, by Mark Davies: 100 million words from TIME Magazine, from 1923-2006, searchable
- The Michigan Corpus of Academic Spoken English (MICASE): with search interface
- Gateway to Corpus Linguistics
- Lingua Franca Corpus (Vienna-Oxford International Corpus of English): after registration, you can log in and search and browse VOICE 1.0 online
Texts and Resources
for finding texts / linguistic material for analysis!
- Early Modern English Books online (zu verlinken mit der UB, unter databases/Anglistik)
- Eighteenth Century Texts (zu verlinken mit der UB, unter databases/Geschichte)
- Oxford Text Archive: a collection of reliable electronic literary and linguistic resources
- Project Gutenberg: offers a large amount of free eBooks in many different languages to download.
- Early Modern Literary Studies – Electronic Texts: provides a gathering of links to select electronic texts of fifteenth, sixteenth, and seventeenth century materials which are on the Internet
- The Bible Gateway: Many different Bible translations, both in English and other languages.
- The Hansard, UK: transcriptions of the procedings in both houses of the British Parliament.
- The Hansard, Canada
- The Hansard, Australia
- Old Bailey Proceedings: a fully searchable edition of the largest body of texts detailing the lives of non-elite people ever published, containing 197,745 criminal trials held at London's central criminal court from 1764 to 1913.
- The Middle English Collection, University of Virginia: a large amount of Middle English texts
- Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse, University of Michigan
- From Stage to Page: collection of medieval and Renaissance drama
- Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL): provides a large number of fonts necessary for linguistics (e.g. IPA fonts)
Some Topical Websites
- The Electronic Introduction to Old English, by Peter Baker: a good companion site to the book published by Blackwell in 2003
- Old English at the University of Virginia: superordinate site for above, providing some more materials and links
- Old English at the University of Calgary, by Murray McGillivray: online course in Old English
- Early Modern English: a collection of links