We are very grateful to the following presses, organizations, and individuals who have generously allowed us to distribute without charge Old English texts of which they hold copyright: Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Cambridge University Press, The Council of The Early English Text Society, The Modern Language Association of America, Oxford University Press, University of Toronto Press, Toronto Dictionary of Old English Project, Professor Denis Brearley (University of Ottawa), Dr. Julia Crick (University of Exeter), Executor of Professor J. Cross (University of Liverpool), Professor Thomas Hall (University of Illinois at Chicago), Professor Thomas D. Hill (Cornell University), Professor Hugh Magennis (Queens University Belfast), Professor Andy Orchard (University of Toronto). For permissions granted and details of texts, click here.
Users are reminded that many of the texts in the corpus are subject to copyright restrictions, and that citation or excerption from these texts will be subject to the normal requirements concerning copyright holders' permission. We hold copyright in the annotations, and freely grant users permission to reproduce the annotations in the course of non-commercial scholarly activity.
We would like to thank the following people and organizations for their support during this project: The Toronto Dictionary of Old English Project (Antonette di Paolo Healey, editor) for their generosity in allowing us to use their electronic versions of the Old English texts as the basis for our corpus and permission to distribute the same, as well as helpful advice. The English Arts and Humanities Research Board for the grant under which the corpus was annotated between 2000 and 2003 (B/RG/AN5907/APN9528); Professor Anthony Kroch and Dr. Beatrice Santorini (University of Pennsylvania) for helpful discussion of methodology during the project; Matti Rissanen and Merja Kytö of the Helsinki Corpus for allowing us to make use of their materials, and the Department of Language and Linguistics, University of York, which housed the project, for their support. We would also like to thank the University of Michigan Press for their permission to distribute a major proportion of the Toronto Corpus of Old English.
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