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Electronic Lexicography ed. by Sylviane Granger and Magali Paquot (review)

Electronic Lexicography ed. by Sylviane Granger and Magali Paquot (review) Electronic Lexicography. Edited by Sylviane Granger and Magali Paquot. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. ISBN 978-0-19-965486-4. 517 pages, including the Author Index and the Subject Index. lectronic Lexicography is a collection of 20 previously unpublished articles on several aspects of dictionaries in electronic format. Both editors are affiliated with the Centre for English Corpus Linguistics at the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. Sylviane Granger is a senior researcher in Europe who is perhaps best known for her work on phraseology and for leading a large European initiative on English learner corpora, and Magali Paquot is a research fellow at CECL whose work concentrates on English in academic settings. It is beyond the scope of this review to provide details on each of the contributions; rather, I will try to provide a more general picture of the volume as a whole. The book is divided into three parts and is preceded by an excellent brief introduction by Sylviane Granger ("Electronic lexicographyfrom challenge to opportunity," which should be read before tackling any of the articles). Part I is entitled "Lexicography at a watershed" and discusses the wide-ranging effects on dictionary design and production brought on by the change from printed http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America Dictionary Society of North America

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Electronic Lexicography. Edited by Sylviane Granger and Magali Paquot. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. ISBN 978-0-19-965486-4. 517 pages, including the Author Index and the Subject Index. lectronic Lexicography is a collection of 20 previously unpublished articles on several aspects of dictionaries in electronic format. Both editors are affiliated with the Centre for English Corpus Linguistics at the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. Sylviane Granger is a senior researcher in Europe who is perhaps best known for her work on phraseology and for leading a large European initiative on English learner corpora, and Magali Paquot is a research fellow at CECL whose work concentrates on English in academic settings. It is beyond the scope of this review to provide details on each of the contributions; rather, I will try to provide a more general picture of the volume as a whole. The book is divided into three parts and is preceded by an excellent brief introduction by Sylviane Granger ("Electronic lexicographyfrom challenge to opportunity," which should be read before tackling any of the articles). Part I is entitled "Lexicography at a watershed" and discusses the wide-ranging effects on dictionary design and production brought on by the change from printed

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Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North AmericaDictionary Society of North America

Published: Jan 6, 2013

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