I found the following announcement on another list (Corpora-List), and
just don't know what to do with it. It's not directly related to
Wikipedia, but on a similar topic. Any ideas? In short, the Oxford
University Press wants ideas for how to use their dictionaries and
stuff. I guess "put it online for free" would be too radical, but who
Lars Aronsson (lars(a)aronsson.se)
Aronsson Datateknik - http://aronsson.se/
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Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 15:39:59 +0100
From: "LAWSON, Ann" <ann.lawson(a)oup.com>
To: "'CORPORA(a)UIB.NO'" <CORPORA(a)UIB.NO>
Subject: [Corpora-List] Oxford CfP - Reminder
Call for Proposals for Free Access to Resources
Proposals are due by 31 July 2003.
We look forward to receiving your proposals.
Please see www.oup.co.uk/digital_reference
for more details. Sample material
is available for pre-proposal testing. A short application form must be
submitted, along with a description of the proposed research project. The
results of the review process will be made available during October 2003.
Oxford University Press (Trade and Reference Department) is pleased to
announce a call for research proposals which make use of OUP's extensive
range of monolingual and bilingual dictionaries, thesauruses, subject
reference material and related resources - at no cost to you. Proposals are
welcomed from individuals and research teams in the academic community, and
will be judged by our panel according to research excellence and innovative
use and development of resources.
We have recently undertaken a lot of work on our newly published Oxford
Dictionary of English data set, with over 170,000 entries covering all
varieties of English worldwide. The ODE data set constitutes a fully
integrated range of formal data types suitable for language engineering and
NLP applications. Please ask for more details.
If you'd like to make commercial use of data or have any other questions,
please get in touch with digitalreference.uk(a)oup.com
Dr Ann Lawson
Business Development Manager, Digital Reference
Academic Division, Oxford University Press
Great Clarendon Street, Oxford OX2 6DP, UK
Tel: +44 (0) 1865 353255 Fax: +44 (0) 1865 353658
Mob: +44 (0) 7979 953 100 Web: www.oup.co.uk/digital_reference
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