The Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities
The Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities (CETH) was funded in 1993 by the National Endowment for the Humanities to act as a national focus for the scholarly use of electronic texts in the humanities within the USA. CETH has three major activities: an Inventory of Machine-Readable Texts in the Humanities which is held on RLIN, the establishment of focussed collections of scholarly texts for access over the Internet via appropriate software, and an annual summer seminar on methods and tools for electronic texts in the humanities. CETH also provides information and support services for these activities. A Consortium of member institutions will be established. Consortium members will work together with CETH in our long-term objective of conducting research on the `uses and users’ of electronic texts in the humanities and using the results of this research to provide a continuous enhancement path for our facilities.
KeywordsComputational Linguistics Electronic Text Standard Generalize Markup Language American Library Association Humanity Computing
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