Corpus of Research Articles 2007

Welcome to the Corpus of Research Articles (CRA) 2007.  The CRA is a large collection of Research Articles collected from 39 disciplines.

There are currently 5,609,407 words in the CRA.

  • You can search for a word, e.g. research, data, framework or a phrase, e.g. rather than, in accordance with, in this study, and find examples of its use in its context.

  • You can also search for an additional word in combination with your search word, e.g. future (search word) and research (additional word), or search phrase, e.g. in this study (search phrase) and participants (additional word).

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  • You can search for a word or a phrase (e.g. success, governance, growth, regulations, federal.).

  • You can adjust the span width on the left and right of the concordances (10-40 characters).

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  • ** Hold down the Ctrl (MS Windows) / Command (Mac) button to select multiple sub-corpora in the corpus. Maximum 90 items can be selected.

  • *** System allowed maximum number of search results is 10,000 instances.

The default setting displays up to 40 instances. You can click on the link at the top of the page to see all the instances in the CRA.


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The work to compile the CRA was substantially supported with generous funding from the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities (Projects No. 1-87TT and 1-87SP). This support is gratefully acknowledged.