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Computers and the Humanities

, Volume 29, Issue 4, pp 297–305 | Cite as

Electronic texts and the internet: A review ofThe English Server

  • Karen Lunsford
Review Essay

Abstract

An increasing number of services, particularly electronic texts, are available via the Internet to humanities scholars. This situation is novel and raises a number of questions which are brought out in this essay. Some of these questions are illustrated with reference toThe English Server at Carnegie Mellon University.

Key words

Internet servers electronic texts public domain The English Server 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Karen Lunsford
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  1. 1.Department of EnglishUniversity of ChicagoChicagoUSA

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