Working with Early English Books Online and Old Bailey Corpus

All corpora made accessible by the Czech National Corpus can be searched following registration. This is a course specifically aimed at work in the EEBO corpus (Early English Books Online) and the OBC corpus (Old Bailey Corpus), on the KonText interface.

Registration is necessary before beginning. Please refer to How to begin working with the Czech National Corpus.


EEBO basics in 8 lessons

Lesson Name Content
1. lesson First query How to begin. Frequency, concordance, query types
2. lesson Orthography and Spelling Early Modern English spelling and orthography, CQL, regular expressions
3. lesson Competing forms Development of competing forms by period/decade
4. lesson Specify query Meta-information, frequency
5. lesson Collocations Collocation candidates, association measures
6. lesson Morphology I Difference in usage/contexts of two forms, positive/negative filter
7. lesson Morphology II Verbal endings, derivational suffixes
8. lesson Multiword searches Writing a query for multiword searches

OBC basics in 8 lessons