In memory of Don Fowler

Guide to Digital Resources for the Humanities 2000


Frances Condron
Michael Fraser
Stuart Sutherland
Humanities Computing Unit, University of Oxford

With an introduction by Marilyn Deegan

Published by the CTI Centre for Textual Studies, Humanities Computing Unit, University of Oxford, 13 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN.

(c) 2000 by the Humanities Computing Unit, University of Oxford

All rights reserved. No part of the book or online Guide may be reproduced in any form by any electronic or mechanical means (including photocopying, recording, or information storage and retrieval) without permission in writing from the Humanities Computing Unit. Within the UK, exceptions are allowed in respect of any fair dealing for the purpose of research or private study, or criticism or review, as permitted under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act, 1988.

British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data. A catalogue record for the printed version is available from the British Library.

ISBN 0 9523301 5 6

Printed version typeset by The Word Factory, Abingdon.

Printed and bound in Great Britain by Seacourt Press Ltd, Oxford.

Cover design by Chris Stephens, Humanities Computing Unit, University of Oxford, adapted for the web by Steve Allen, Humanities Computing Unit, University of Oxford


This Guide to Digital Resources for the Humanities would not have been possible without the help of many people who have either contributed directly to the Guide's publication or who have supported the work of the Centre out of which this Guide arises. The Advisory Committee for CTI Textual Studies has provided the Centre with valuable guidance and critical commentary for many years. We are very grateful for the support of the following who serve on the Committee: Dr Christie Carson, Royal Holloway, Prof. Stephen Clark, University of Liverpool, Dr Marilyn Deegan, University of Oxford (who we would also like to thank for generously writing the introduction), Dr Luke Hockley, University of Luton, Dr John Kirk, Queen's University, Michael Popham, Oxford Text Archive, Alex Reid, University of Oxford, Dr David Reimer, University of Edinburgh, Harold Short, King's College London, Phil Sykes, University of Huddersfield, and June Thompson, CTI Modern Languages. Colleagues within Oxford University, particularly the Humanities Computing Unit, have been generous in their support of the Centre as well as contributing information and references since the publication of the previous Guide. Together with those mentioned above, we would like to thank: Lou Burnard, Sophie Clarke, Grazyna Cooper, Joseph Dinunzio, Paul Groves, Susan Lake, Stuart Lee, John Leedham, Joyce Martin, Jonathan Miller, Alan Morrison, Jenny Newman, Sarah Porter, Chris Stephens, Andy Stone, David Womersley, and Karen Wikander. Finally, we would like to thank the creators and distributors of the hundreds of resources listed in this Guide, for responding to our questions about availability, price, and many other endless queries.

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