Looking up stuff in an Early Modern corpus

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 some paragraphs about making texts more computationally tractable so that search...

About Metadata in the Early Print corpus

The EarlyPrint site contains linguistically annotated and partly corrected TCP texts in an environment that supports collaborative curation. For many practical purposes the  approximately 60, ooo TCP texts from 1473 to 1700 add up to a deduplicated library of that...

Freebo, Free Lunch, and Crowdfunding New EEBO Images

Here is a prefixed postscript (April 18, 2016) to my December 2015 blog post about creating new EEBO images: in a recent conversation with Thomas Stäcker, the deputy director of the Herzog-August-Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel (HAB), I learned that their average cost for...