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The Department of English and American Studies has purchased full-text copies of a selection of corpora from www.corpusdata.org. The corpora are primarily intended for linguistic research, but more advanced students can be given access to individual corpora or subsets for theses and dissertations in the area of linguistics (a number of restrictions apply). The following corpora are available (click HERE for further info on the individual corpora):

  • COCA: Corpus of Contemporary American English
  • COHA: Corpus of Historical American English
  • GloWbE: Global Web-based English
  • NOW: News on the Web
  • TV Corpus

In order to get access, you will be required to sign a user agreement. For further info, please contact alexander.laube@ur.de.

  1. Faculty of Languages, Literature, and Cultures
  2. Department of English and American Studies

English Linguistics

Research Center for

World Englishes 


Universität Regensburg
Department of English and American Studies
93040 Regensburg