Corpus of Journal Articles 2014


Welcome to the Corpus of Journal Articles (CJA) 2014. The CJA 2014 is a large collection of articles from 721 high-impact journals in 38 disciplines in Journal Citation Reports (JCR) or in SCImago Journal Rank (SJR).

The CJA 2014 consists of 760 articles with a total of 6,015,063 words and contains three sub-corpora:

1. Research articles corpus contains 2,810,992 words in 18 sections.
2. Review articles corpus contains 2,293,767 words in 5 sections.
3. Theoretical articles corpus contains 910,304 words in 4 sections.

  • 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).

  • * and specify the number of characters displayed on the left and right of the Search span (20-80 characters)..

  • ** 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.

Click here to see the most frequent words in the CJA.

Click here to see the most frequent 2-word concgrams in the CJA.


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The work to compile the CJA 2014 was substantially supported with generous funding from the Departmental Teaching and Learning Grant, Department of English (Project No. 88BY). This support is gratefully acknowledged.