Corpus of Modern Scottish Writing 1700-1945 Launch

18 Mar 2011 - 00:00

CMSW is the sister project of the Scottish Corpus of Texts and Speech (SCOTS) and has been compiled over three years at the University of Glasgow thanks to an Arts and Humanities Research Council grant.

CMSW researchers Dr Jennifer Bann and David Beavan gave a day workshop to local staff and students, introducing the history of Scotland, Scots and Scottish English. A brief introduction to corpus based tools and methodologies formed a common thread throughout the day. This culminated in the public unveiling of the new online resource at