The Scottish Corpora project has created large electronic corpora of written and spoken texts for the languages of Scotland, featuring nearly 4.6 million words of text, with audio recordings to accompany many of the spoken texts. Find out more
There are 24 projects listed:
Alciato at Glasgow
Alciato at Glasgow gives access to twenty-two editions of the emblems of Andrea Alciato (1492-1550), the pater et princeps of the emblem genre. The editions date from 1531 to 1621, in the original Latin, and in French, German, Italian, and Spanish versions.
Andy Goldsworthy Digital Catalogue
The Digital Catalogue documents, visually and textually, the first ten years of Andy Goldsworthy's ephemeral, outdoor practice. It replicates Goldsworthy's Slide Cabinet Index, and includes previously unpublished material from Goldsworthy's Sketchbook Diaries.
Bess of Hardwick's Letters
Bess of Hardwick's Letters brings together, for the first time, the remarkable letters written to and from Bess of Hardwick (c.1521/2 or 1527-1608), one of Elizabethan England's most famous figures.
Bridging the Continental Divide
The project produced an electronic edition of a selection of the Delitiae Poetarum Scotorum, the largest anthology of Scottish neo-Latin poetry ever produced. The edition features original scans of the entire 1,272 page text, and a full transcription and translation of 11 of the 37 poets featured.
CARP: Chinese Art - Research into Provenance
CARP is a compilation of sources for provenance research of Chinese works of art, for use by institutions and researchers and featuring more than 1,600 images.
CMSW: Corpus of Modern Scottish Writing (1700-1945)
An electronic corpus of written and printed texts from the period 1700-1945, featuring over 350 documents and containing approximately 5.5 million words of text overall.
Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen (1710-1790) at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
A publicly accessible, online scholarly edition of one of the most important archives of eighteenth-century medical "consultation letters", containing more than 20,000 digitised pages.
The project explores Romantic-period accounts of journeys into Wales and Scotland with a focus on the writings of the Flintshire naturalist and antiquarian Thomas Pennant (1726-1798), whose published Tours of both countries did so much to awaken public interest in the ‘peripheries’ of Britain.
DASG: Digital Archive of Scottish Gaelic / Dachaigh airson Stòras na Gàidhlig
The Digital Archive of Scottish Gaelic is the University of Glasgow's online repository of digitised texts, lexical resources and audio recordings for Scottish Gaelic.
Decadence and Translation Network
The website for the AHRC Network: ‘Decadence and Translation’ features an online translation case study using rare and original manuscripts by the French poet, Stéphane Mallarmé
Forbes Manuscript - a great body of the law of Scotland
A digital edition of William Forbes’ Great Body of the Law of Scotland.
French Emblems at Glasgow
The project gives you access to all the French Emblem Books of the 16th century, along with their Latin versions when appropriate. A total of 28 emblem books are available in both transcribed and facsimile versions.
Glasgow Guardian Digital Archive
The Glasgow Guardian Digital Archive contains searchable digital editions of every issues of the Gilmorehill Globe, Gilmorehill Guardian and Glasgow University Guardian from 1932 to 2007.
Historical Music of Scotland
At HMS.scot you can find the details of over 200 Scottish printed sources of fiddle music from before 1850. There also images and indexes of 22 whole books from the University of Glasgow and Perth's A K Bell Library. Browse the collection, search for tunes and composers, and play the tunes!
International Exhibitions: 1851-1938
A 'visual library' of images and text from nine major international exhibitions between 1851 and 1938
James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings
James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) was a major figure in 19th century printmaking and created 490 etchings. Over 9500 impressions of these prints have been located and investigated during the project, which completes a series of catalogues raisonnés of Whistler's oeuvre.
Louise Jopling: A Research Project
A site is about the artist Louise Jopling (1843-1933), painter of portraits, genre and interiors, teacher and suffragist.
Mackintosh Architecture: Context, Making and Meaning
The project provides a richly-illustrated Catalogue of all known architectural projects by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, including over 1200 drawings by Mackintosh and the practice, analytical and contextual essays, a timeline and glossary.
New Modernist Editing
A digital edition of Virginia Woolf’s short fiction ‘Ode written partly in prose on seeing the name of cutbush above a butcher’s shop in Pentonville’ that emerged from the work of the AHRC funded New Modernist Editing Network.
Romaunt of the Rose
A digital edition of Chaucer's Romaunt of the Rose (MS Hunter 409) featuring facsimile images, transcribed text and editorial notes.
Runaway Slaves in Britain: bondage, freedom and race in the eighteenth century
The project features a searchable database of well over eight hundred newspaper advertisements placed by masters and owners seeking the capture and return of enslaved and bound people who had escaped.
The Edinburgh Gazetteer
An online edition of the Edinburgh Gazetteer, a controversial and short-lived radical Scottish newspaper from the turbulent 1790s, including an interactive map of reform societies.
The Study and Digitisation of Italian Emblems
A corpus of 16th-century emblem books composed by Italian authors made available to browsing and searching, both in the form of photographic reproductions and as transcribed texts.
As told by some of Scotland's best writers, and illustrated with thousands of images from the collections of the city's world-famous libraries, museums and universities. From football to fashions, Auchenshuggle to Yoker, you'll find it all here.