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Michael Ullyot on Encoding (and) Interpretation

I had the opportunity to meet Michael Ullyot, assistant professor of English at the University of Calgary, last week when we both attended the annual Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) at the University of Victoria. While I spent the week trying to wrap my head around data analysis, Michael was diving in to the fundamentals […]

What the Public Release of ECCO-TCP Texts Means for You, Now and in the Future

On Monday, we announced the opening to the public of 2,231 ECCO-TCP texts produced from Gale’s Eighteenth Century Collections Online archive.  Today, we’d like to explain the implications of this release, now and in the future, with particular attention to the accessibility of this resource. As of Monday, any interested person can request copies of […]

Text Creation Partnership Makes 18th-Century Texts Freely Available to the Public

We are pleased to announce the opening to the public of 2,231 searchable keyed-text editions of books from Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO). ECCO is an important research database that includes every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom during the 18th century, along with thousands of important works from the Americas. […]