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<p class=MsoNormal><b><font size=3 color=black face=Arial><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black;font-weight:bold'><a
href="http://www.utpjournals.com/leme/leme.html"><font color=black><span
style='color:black;text-decoration:none'>Lexicons of Early Modern English
(LEME)</span></font></a> - <a href="http://leme.library.utoronto.ca/"><font
color=black><span style='color:black;text-decoration:none'>http://leme.library.utoronto.ca/</span></font></a></span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><font size=2 face=Arial><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><i><font size=2 face=Arial><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;font-style:italic'>&nbsp;&#8220;Firstly, I
want to say what an extraordinary and wonderful resource the LEME is. It is
invaluable to the academic community who work on these periods and the ways in
which you have developed in from the EMDD are formidable. Thank you!&#8221; </span></font></i><font
size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial'>(Charlotte
Scott, researcher and <i><span style='font-style:italic'>LEME</span></i> user)</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><font size=2 face=Arial><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=NormalParagraphStyle><b><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;line-height:120%;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold'>Locating
historical references and accessing manuscripts can be difficult with countless
hours spent searching for a single text for the sparsest of contributions to
your research.</span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><i><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black;font-style:italic'>Lexicons
of Early Modern English</span></font></i><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'> is a growing historical
database offering scholars unprecedented access to early books and manuscripts
documenting the growth and development of the English language. With more than
576,000 word-entries from 167 monolingual, bilingual, and polyglot
dictionaries, glossaries, and linguistic treatises, encyclopedic and other
lexical works from the beginning of printing in </span></font><font size=2
  color=black face=Arial><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;
  color:black'>England</span></font><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'> in 1702, as well as
tools updated annually, <i><span style='font-style:italic'><a
href="http://www.utpjournals.com/leme/leme.html"><font color=black><span
style='color:black;text-decoration:none'>LEME</span></font></a></span></i> sets
the standard for modern linguistic research on the English language.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span style='font-size:
11.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black;font-weight:bold'>Use
Modern Techniques to Research Early Modern English!</span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.2in;text-indent:-.2in'><span
class=smalldark1><font size=2 color=black face=Wingdings><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Wingdings;color:black'>&sect;<font size=1
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></font></span></font></span><span class=smallwhite1><font size=2
color=black face=Arial><span style='font-size:11.0pt;color:black'>167</span></font></span><span
class=smalldark1><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span style='font-size:
11.0pt;color:black'> Searchable lexicons</span></font></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.2in;text-indent:-.2in'><span
class=smalldark1><font size=2 color=black face=Wingdings><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Wingdings;color:black'>&sect;<font size=1
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></font></span></font></span><span class=smallwhite1><font size=2
color=black face=Arial><span style='font-size:11.0pt;color:black'>113</span></font></span><span
class=smalldark1><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span style='font-size:
11.0pt;color:black'> Fully analyzed lexicons</span></font></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.2in;text-indent:-.2in'><span
class=smalldark1><font size=2 color=black face=Wingdings><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Wingdings;color:black'>&sect;<font size=1
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></font></span></font></span><span class=smallwhite1><font size=2
color=black face=Arial><span style='font-size:11.0pt;color:black'>576 332</span></font></span><span
class=smalldark1><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span style='font-size:
11.0pt;color:black'> Total word entries</span></font></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.2in;text-indent:-.2in'><span
class=smalldark1><font size=2 color=black face=Wingdings><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Wingdings;color:black'>&sect;<font size=1
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></font></span></font></span><span class=smallwhite1><font size=2
color=black face=Arial><span style='font-size:11.0pt;color:black'>355 983</span></font></span><span
class=smalldark1><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span style='font-size:
11.0pt;color:black'> Fully analyzed word entries</span></font></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.2in;text-indent:-.2in'><span
class=smalldark1><font size=2 color=black face=Wingdings><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Wingdings;color:black'>&sect;<font size=1
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></font></span></font></span><span class=smallwhite1><font size=2
color=black face=Arial><span style='font-size:11.0pt;color:black'>60 891</span></font></span><span
class=smalldark1><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span style='font-size:
11.0pt;color:black'> Total English modern headwords</span></font></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.1in'><font size=2 color=black
face=Arial><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black;font-weight:bold'>Recently
added to <i><span style='font-style:italic'><a
href="http://www.utpjournals.com/leme/leme.html"><font color=black><span
style='color:black;text-decoration:none'>LEME</span></font></a></span></i></span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><b><font size=2 face=Arial><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold'>John Ray's <i><span
style='font-style:italic'>A Collection of English Words not Generally Used</span></i></span></font></b><i><font
size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;font-style:
italic'> </span></font></i><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:11.0pt;
font-family:Arial'>(</span></font><font size=2 face=Arial><span
  style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial'>London</span></font><font size=2
face=Arial><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial'>, 1674), a group of
specialized glossaries with 2,128 word-entries. They explain dialectal words,
southern and northern, words for fishes and birds, and terms of art in mining.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span style='font-size:
11.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black;font-weight:bold'>Coming
soon to <i><span style='font-style:italic'><a
href="http://www.utpjournals.com/leme/leme.html"><font color=black><span
style='color:black;text-decoration:none'>LEME</span></font></a></span></i></span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><b><font size=2 face=Arial><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold'>Peter Levins' <a
name="OLE_LINK1"><i><span style='font-style:italic'>Manipulus Vocabulorum</span></i></a>
</span></font></b><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:11.0pt;
font-family:Arial'>(</span></font><font size=2 face=Arial><span
  style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial'>London</span></font><font size=2
face=Arial><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial'>, 1570), a
dictionary of 8,940 English-Latin word-entries, organized by English
rhyme-endings (with accentuation). This analyzed text owes much to Huloet
(added in 2009) and replaces the simple transcription now in the <i><span
style='font-style:italic'>LEME</span></i> database.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><font size=2 face=Arial><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><b><font size=2 face=Arial><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold'>John Rider's <i><span
style='font-style:italic'>Bibliotheca Scholastic</span></i></span></font></b><i><font
size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;font-style:
italic'>a</span></font></i><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:11.0pt;
font-family:Arial'>, an English-Latin dictionary first published by the </span></font><font
  size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial'>University</span></font><font
 size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial'> of </span></font><font
  size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial'>Oxford</span></font><font
size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial'> in 1589.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><font size=2 face=Arial><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><b><font size=2 face=Arial><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold'>Coming Spring 2011 to
<i><span style='font-style:italic'>LEME</span></i>&nbsp; </span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><b><i><font size=2 face=Arial><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold;font-style:italic'>Catholicon
Anglicum</span></font></i></b><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:
11.0pt;font-family:Arial'> (ca. 1475), an English-Latin dictionary from Lord
Monson's manuscript, reconstructed from a 19th-century Early English Text
Society edition. The earliest such lexicon surviving in the language holding
some 7,180 word-entries, distinguishes itself by the extensive use of Latin
synonyms in explanations.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span style='font-size:
11.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black;font-weight:bold'>There
are two versions of <i><span style='font-style:italic'>LEME</span></i>, a
public one and a licensed one.</span></font></b><font size=2 color=black
face=Arial><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'> The
public version of <i><span style='font-style:italic'>LEME </span></i>allows
anyone, anywhere, to do simple searches on the multilingual lexical database.
The licensed version of <i><span style='font-style:italic'>LEME</span></i> is
designed as a full-featured scholarly resource for original research into the
entire lexical content of Early Modern English.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.1in'><font size=2 color=black
face=Arial><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><i><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black;font-style:italic'><a
href="http://www.utpjournals.com/leme/leme.html"><font color=black><span
style='color:black;text-decoration:none'>LEME</span></font></a> </span></font></i><font
size=2 color=black face=Arial><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;
color:black'>is designed as a full-featured scholarly resource that allows you
to search the entire lexical content of Early Modern English. It provides
exciting research opportunities for linguistic historians through the following
powerful features:</span></font></p>

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face=Arial><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:2.0pt;margin-left:
.4in;text-indent:-.2in'><font size=2 color=black face=Wingdings><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Wingdings;color:black'>&sect;<font size=1
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></font></span></font><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'>Searchable word-entries
(simple, wildcard, Boolean, and proximity)</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:2.0pt;margin-left:
.4in;text-indent:-.2in'><font size=2 color=black face=Wingdings><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Wingdings;color:black'>&sect;<font size=1
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></font></span></font><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'>Documentary period
database of more than 10,000 works from the Early Modern era</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:2.0pt;margin-left:
.4in;text-indent:-.2in'><font size=2 color=black face=Wingdings><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Wingdings;color:black'>&sect;<font size=1
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></font></span></font><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'>Large primary
bibliography of more than 1,000 early works known to include lexical
information</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:2.0pt;margin-left:
.4in;text-indent:-.2in'><font size=2 color=black face=Wingdings><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Wingdings;color:black'>&sect;<font size=1
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></font></span></font><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'>Browseable page-by-page
transcriptions of lexical works</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:2.0pt;margin-left:
.4in;text-indent:-.2in'><font size=2 color=black face=Wingdings><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Wingdings;color:black'>&sect;<font size=1
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></font></span></font><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'>A selection list of
editorially lemmatized headwords unique to each lexical text</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:2.0pt;margin-left:
.4in;text-indent:-.2in'><font size=2 color=black face=Wingdings><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Wingdings;color:black'>&sect;<font size=1
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></font></span></font><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'>Continually updated new
dictionaries, glossaries, and tools each year</span></font></p>

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11.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:-.1in'><b><font size=2 color=black
face=Arial><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black;
font-weight:bold'>For more information, please contact</span></font></b></p>

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