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Oxford English Dictionary (OED)

Type

Dataset

Link

http://lists.canonical.org/pipermail/kragen-tol/2006-March/000816.html

Source

Ckan.net

Scans of the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary (1888) along with some software to search those scans. href="http://lists.canonical.org/pipermail/kragen-tol/2006-March/000816.html">The post details work up to volume 6 (as of March 2006) and it is not clear whether any more digitization has been done since then but a search of the Internet Archive (where the scans are being hosted) indicates that they have now reached volume 8. However still no OCR work done as far as one can tell (though some volumes have been 're-processed').

Authors


    Kragen Sitaker (digitization effort)

Access/Re-use From original message in March 2006:

At this point I have scanned volumes 1 (A-B), 2 (C), 3 (D-E), 4 (F-G), 5 (H-K) (Paul Nguyen did the work), and parts of volume 6 (L and M, but not yet N). I hope to finish the 10 volumes by the end of the week. The volumes I have scanned so far are available in raw form online, which is unfortunately not very practical to download. Soon, more practical versions of these books should be available; their home pages are


     href="http://www.archive.org/details/oed01arch">http://www.archive.org/details/oed01arch


     href="http://www.archive.org/details/oed02arch">http://www.archive.org/details/oed02arch


     href="http://www.archive.org/details/oed03arch">http://www.archive.org/details/oed03arch


     href="http://www.archive.org/details/oed03arch">http://www.archive.org/details/oed04arch


     href="http://www.archive.org/details/oed03arch">http://www.archive.org/details/newenglishdict05murrmiss


     href="http://www.archive.org/details/oed03arch">http://www.archive.org/details/oed6aarch


     href="http://www.archive.org/details/oed03arch">http://www.archive.org/details/oed6barch

These can also be found by querying Archive.org for href="http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=a%20new%20english%20dictionary%20on%20historical%20principles%20AND%20mediatype%3Atexts">"a new english dictionary on historical principles".

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