Social Sciences Language and Linguistics in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Social Sciences Language and Linguistics

BAAL Corpus Linguistics Special Interest Group

Offering information on this group, which is for applied linguists with a special interest in the uses of corpora and of corpus methodologies within applied linguistic research.

British National Corpus

A 100 million word collection of samples of written and spoken language from a wide range of sources, designed to represent a wide cross-section of current British English, both spoken and written.

CDLI Wiki: Proto-Elamite

Contains tools and resources from Oxford University to aid in the deciphering of proto-elamite, the world's oldest undeciphered writing system.

Centre for Forensic Linguistics

The first of its type in the world. Research at the Centre involves all aspects of forensic linguistics from how the police and the courts can best work with interpreters to the development and refinement of methods for identifying the writer of disputed forensic texts.

Chartered Institute of Linguists -

Professional body and member organisation for linguists, translators and interpreters. Includes information on membership, examinations and training.

Corpus Linguistics 2011

Presents the programme of events from this conference, the theme of which was Discourse and Corpus Linguistics.

Ling Forum

Discussion forum devoted to linguistics and related matters.

Linguistics Association of Great Britain

Professional association for academic linguists. Contains conference information, minutes from AGMs and details of membership.

Scottish Corpus of Text and Speech

An online searchable corpus of texts and transcripts from 1945 onwards, made available to enable study of the varieties of Scots and Scottish English.

UK Orthography Group

A special interest group in orthographic processing for researchers in the UK and those from elsewhere visiting the UK.

Undergraduate Linguistics Association of Great Britain

Provides advice, support and resources for linguistics students across the UK.

WebCorp Live

Birmingham City University provides a suite of tools which allows access to the World Wide Web as a language corpus.

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