International Journal of Corpus Linguistics

Main information
Editor
ORCID logoMichaela Mahlberg | University of Birmingham, UK
Associate Editor
ORCID logoGavin Brookes | Lancaster University, UK
Consulting Editor
ORCID logoWolfgang Teubert | University of Birmingham, UK
Reviews Editor
ORCID logoBeatrix Busse | University of Cologne, Germany
Assistant Editors
Natalie Finlayson | University of Birmingham, UK
ORCID logoViola Wiegand | University of Stirling, UK
The International Journal of Corpus Linguistics (IJCL) publishes original research covering methodological, applied and theoretical work in any area of corpus linguistics. Through its focus on empirical language research, IJCL provides a forum for the presentation of new findings and innovative approaches in any area of linguistics (e.g. lexicology, grammar, discourse analysis, stylistics, sociolinguistics, morphology, contrastive linguistics), applied linguistics (e.g. language teaching, forensic linguistics), and translation studies. Based on its interest in corpus methodology, IJCL also invites contributions on the interface between corpus and computational linguistics. The journal has a major reviews section publishing book reviews as well as corpus and software reviews. The language of the journal is English, but contributions are also invited on studies of languages other than English. IJCL occasionally publishes special issues (for details please contact the editor). All contributions are peer-reviewed.

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ISSN: 1384-6655 | E-ISSN: 1569-9811
DOI logo
https://doi.org/10.1075/ijcl
Latest articles

4 April 2024

  • S. Flach M. Hilpert (Eds.). 2022. Broadening the spectrum of corpus linguistics: New approaches to variability and change
    Reviewed by Kristen Fleckenstein
  • 25 March 2024

  • Down-sampling from hierarchically structured corpus data
    Lukas Sönning
  • 13 February 2024

  • “People should get their booster” : Stance towards Covid vaccination in news and academic blogs
    Hang (Joanna) Zou Ken Hyland
  • 29 January 2024

  • Modeling the locative alternation in Mandarin Chinese : A corpus-based study
    Mengmin Xu , Fuyin Li Benedikt Szmrecsanyi
  • 22 December 2023

  • J. Dunn . 2022. Natural Language Processing for Corpus Linguistics
    Reviewed by Hanna Schmück | IJCL 29:1 (2024) pp. 123–129
  • 21 December 2023

  • V. Viana (Ed.). 2022. Teaching English with Corpora: A Resource Book
    Reviewed by Pascual Pérez-Paredes | IJCL 29:1 (2024) pp. 116–122
  • 7 December 2023

  • Framing the path to net zero : A corpus-assisted discourse analysis of sustainability disclosures by major corporate emitters, 2011–2020
    Matteo Fuoli Annika Beelitz
  • 14 November 2023

  • Political framing of Covid-19 : From metaphor to moral panic
    Ariana N Mohammadi
  • 26 October 2023

  • Advancing Sino-Philippine linguistics and sociolinguistics using the Lannang Corpus (LanCorp) : A multilingual, POS-tagged, and audio-textual databank
    Wilkinson Daniel Wong Gonzales
  • 9 October 2023

  • The inverse frequency effect : An exploratory study
    David Temperley
  • 26 September 2023

  • Pinpointing prescriptive impact : Using change point analysis for the study of prescriptivism at the idiolectal level
    Beth Malory
  • 14 August 2023

  • Keywords of the manosphere
    Mark McGlashan Alexandra Krendel | IJCL 29:1 (2024) p. 87
  • Association measures for collocation extraction : Automatic evaluation on a large-scale corpus
    Qi Su , Chen Gu Pengyuan Liu | IJCL 29:1 (2024) pp. 59–86
  • 27 July 2023

  • Concordancing for CADS : Practical challenges and theoretical implications
    Mathew Gillings Gerlinde Mautner | IJCL 29:1 (2024) pp. 34–58
  • 20 June 2023

  • Annotation uncertainty in the context of grammatical change
    Marie-Luis Merten , Marcel Wever , Michaela Geierhos , Doris Tophinke Eyke Hüllermeier | IJCL 28:3 (2023) pp. 430–459
  • 15 June 2023

  • Metaphorical polysemy of the Chinese color term hēi “black” : A corpus-based cognitive semantic analysis with Behavioral Profiles
    Meichun Liu Jinmeng Dou | IJCL 29:1 (2024) pp. 1–33
  • G. Brookes P Baker . 2021. Obesity in the News: Language and Representation in the Press
    Reviewed by Turo Hiltunen | IJCL 28:4 (2023) pp. 592–596
  • J. Egbert , D. Biber B. Gray . 2022. Designing and Evaluating Language Corpora: A Practical Framework for Corpus Representativeness
    Reviewed by Tony McEnery | IJCL 28:4 (2023) pp. 586–591
  • 23 May 2023

  • A year to remember? Introducing the BE21 corpus and exploring recent part of speech tag change in British English
    Paul Baker | IJCL 28:3 (2023) pp. 407–429
  • 16 May 2023

  • Differences in syntactic annotation affect retrieval : Verb-attached PPs in the history of English
    Eva Zehentner , Marianne Hundt , Gerold Schneider Melanie Röthlisberger | IJCL 28:3 (2023) pp. 378–406
  • 6 March 2023

  • Dative alternation in Chinese : A mixed-effects logistic regression analysis
    Dong Zhang Jiajin Xu | IJCL 28:4 (2023) pp. 559–585
  • M. McCarthy . 2020. Innovations and Challenges in Grammar
    Reviewed by Beatrix Busse Sophie Du Bois | IJCL 28:2 (2023) pp. 284–289
  • 2 March 2023

  • T. McEnery V. Brezina . 2022. Fundamental Principles of Corpus Linguistics
    Reviewed by Niall Curry | IJCL 28:2 (2023) pp. 278–283
  • 23 February 2023

  • LBiaP : A solution to the problem of attaining observation independence in lexical bundle studies
    Viviana Cortes William Lake | IJCL 28:2 (2023) pp. 263–277
  • “You betcha I’m a ’Merican” : The rise of YOU BET as a pragmatic marker
    Tomoharu Hirota Laurel J. Brinton | IJCL 28:4 (2023) pp. 528–558
  • A proposal for the inductive categorisation of parenthetical discourse markers in Spanish using parallel corpora
    Hernán Robledo Rogelio Nazar | IJCL 28:4 (2023) pp. 500–527
  • 9 January 2023

  • When loanwords are not lone words : Using networks and hypergraphs to explore Māori loanwords in New Zealand English
    David Trye , Andreea S. Calude , Te Taka Keegan Julia Falconer | IJCL 28:4 (2023) pp. 461–499
  • 2 December 2022

  • B. Le Bruyn M. Paquot (Eds.). 2021. Learner Corpus Research Meets Second Language Acquisition
    Reviewed by Li Nguyen | IJCL 28:1 (2023) pp. 120–124
  • 25 November 2022

  • Assessing word commonness : Adding dispersion to frequency
    Mikkel Ekeland Paulsen | IJCL 28:3 (2023) pp. 318–343
  • Things we smell and things they smell like : Communicatively relevant odours and odorants
    Thomas Poulton | IJCL 28:3 (2023) pp. 291–317
  • 14 November 2022

  • Research trends in corpus linguistics : A bibliometric analysis of two decades of Scopus-indexed corpus linguistics research in arts and humanities
    Peter Crosthwaite , Sulistya Ningrum Martin Schweinberger | IJCL 28:3 (2023) pp. 344–377
  • 20 October 2022

  • Corpus studies of language through time : Introduction to the special issue
    Tony McEnery , Gavin Brookes Isobelle Clarke | IJCL 27:4 (2022) pp. 393–398
  • 17 October 2022

  • A comparison of automated and manual analyses of syntactic complexity in L2 English writing
    Quang Hồng Châu Bram Bulté | IJCL 28:2 (2023) pp. 232–262
  • 13 October 2022

  • Towards a corpus-based description of speech-gesture units of meaning : The case of the circular gesture
    Yaoyao Chen Svenja Adolphs | IJCL 28:2 (2023) pp. 172–201
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    Editorial Board
    Svenja Adolphs | University of Nottingham, UK
    ORCID logoPaul Baker | Lancaster University, UK
    ORCID logoMichael Barlow | University of Auckland, New Zealand
    ORCID logoTony Berber Sardinha | Catholic University of São Paulo, Brazil
    ORCID logoSilvia Bernardini | University of Bologna, Italy
    Douglas Biber | Northern Arizona University, USA
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    Susan Conrad | Portland State University, USA
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    ORCID logoMin Dong | Beihang University, China
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    ORCID logoStephanie Evert | Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
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    ORCID logoMerja Kytö | Uppsala University, Sweden
    Wenzhong Li | Zhejiang Gongshang University, China
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    ORCID logoIva Novakova | Université Grenoble Alpes, France
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    ORCID logoNils Reiter | University of Cologne, Germany
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    ORCID logoMaite Taboada | Simon Fraser University, Canada
    Elena Tognini-Bonelli | University of Siena, Italy
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    Editor:
    Michaela Mahlberg, m.a.mahlberg at bham.ac.uk
    University of Birmingham, Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics, 3 Elms Road, Edgbaston, BIRMINGHAM B15 2TT, UK

    For general enquiries:
    Gavin Brookes, g.brookes at lancaster.ac.uk

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    Viola Wiegand, v.wiegand at bham.ac.uk

    Reviews editor:
    Beatrix Busse, ijcl-reviews at uni-koeln.de
    Universität zu Köln, Albertus-Magnus-Platz, D-50923 Köln, Germany

    Subjects

    Main BIC Subject

    CFX: Computational linguistics

    Main BISAC Subject

    LAN009000: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General