4.1137 Machine Readable Dictionaries (1/199)

Elaine Brennan & Allen Renear (EDITORS@BROWNVM.BITNET)
Thu, 7 Mar 91 17:36:34 EST

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 4, No. 1137. Thursday, 7 Mar 1991.

Date: Wed, 6 Mar 91 09:36 EST
From: "NANCY M. IDE (914) 437 5988" <IDE@VASSAR>
Subject: LIst of electronic dictionaries

Russon Wooldridge has been collecting a list of electronic dictionaries,
which appeared on HUMANIST a few weeks ago. Since then, he has received
a number of additional titles and has updated the list; I append the
revised list below.

Nancy Ide


Compiler: Russon Wooldridge <wulfric@vm.epas.utoronto.ca>
Version: 5 March 1991

Contact abbreviations for further information:
(The compiler welcomes information on such specifications as
source edition, e-medium, encoding, availability.)

1. Sources of dictionaries:
AP = Alain Pierrot, Hachette, tel. 33-1- (24 Bd. St. Michel,
75288 Paris cedex 06)
CD = "CD-ROMs in Print 1990"
CF = Catherine Fowler, NY, tel. 1-212-373-8830/8292 (Trade Division,
Prentice Hall, 15 Columbus Circle, 15th Floor, New York NY 10023)
CH = Chadwyck-Healey, VA, tel. 1-800-752-0515 --or-- Cambridge, tel.
CL = Charles Levine, NY, tel. 1-212-572-2224 (Reference Division,
Random House Inc., 201 East 50th St., New York, NY 10022)
Co = Collins Publishers, Glasgow, tel. 44-41-772-3200 (Glasgow G4 ONB)
--or-- London, tel. 44-71-493-7070 (8 Grafton Street, London WIX
DS = Della Summers, Essex, tel. 44-279-4-26721, fax 44-279-4-31059,
telex 81259 Longmn G (Dictionaries and Reference Division, Longman
Group UK Ltd., Longman House, Burnt Mill, Harlow, Essex CM20 2JE)
ES = Exceller Software Corp., tel. 1-800-426-0444
KD = K.P. Donnelly <k.p.donnelly@edinburgh.ac.uk>
MB = Microsoft Bookshelf
ML = Mark Liberman (ACL/DCI), UPenn <myl@unagi.cis.upenn.edu>,
tel. 1-215-898-0141/0083/6046 (Dept of Linguistics, University of
Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305)
MU = Dictionary Research Centre, Macquarie University, New South Wales
MW = Merriam Webster, tel. 1-413-734-3134
OA = Oxford Text Archive, <archive@vax.oxford.ac.uk> (Lou Burnard,
Oxford U. Computing Service, 13 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6NN)
OUP = Oxford Electronic Publishing, Oxford University Press, NY (200
Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016) --or-- Oxford,
tel. 44-865-56767 (Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6DP)
RA = Robert Arn, Educational Software Products, Toronto
<robert@espinc.uucp> (2 St Clair Ave. W., Suite 1701, Toronto,
Ontario M4V 1L5)
RO = "rand.org"; Michael Urban <urban@rand.org>
RW = Russon Wooldridge <wulfric@vm.epas.utoronto.ca> (Trinity College,
Toronto M5S 1H8)

2. Source of information:
BK = Bob Kraft, UPenn <kraft@penndrls.upenn.edu>
NI = Nancy Ide, Vassar <ide@vaxsar.vassar.edu>


American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [MB] [CD]

Bauer-Arndt-Gingrich-Danker, Greek-English (early Christian Greek) [BK]

CED Prolog Factbase [OA: U-1192-E]

COBUILD Dictionary (English) [Co]

Collins Concise English-Italian [Co]

Collins English Dictionary (original ed.) [Co] [OA: A-1255-E]

Collins English Dictionary (ACL Data Collection Initiative) [ML
"available soon"]

Collins GEM English-French [Co]

Comunicacion Y Calculo, S.A., Diccionario de Medicina Marin (Spanish)

Davidson, Hebrew-English (biblical Hebrew) [BK]

Estienne [Stephanus], Linguae Latinae Thesaurus, 1531 (Latin headwords
and French glosses) [RW]

Estienne [Stephanus], Dictionarium latinogallicum, 1552 (Latin-French
items) [RW]

Garzanti, Italian [NI]

Gage Canadian Dictionary (Canadian English) [RA]

Harrap's Multilingual CD-ROM Dictionary Database (English, Dutch,
French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese & Japanese) [CD]

Irish Gaelic-English Dictionary [KD]

Jiyu-Kokumin-Sha, Fundamental Dictionary of Contemporary Words & Usage

Jones, English Pronouncing Dictionary [OA: U*-571-D]

Liddell-Scott, Intermediate Size Greek-English (classical Greek) [BK]

Lo Scaffale Elettronico: Italian-English and Italian-French
dictionaries [CD]

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English [DS]

MacBain, Etymological Dictionary of the [Scottish] Gaelic Language [OA]

Macquarie Dictionary (Australian English) [MU]

Macquarie Thesaurus (Australian English) [MU]

McGraw-Hill CD-ROM Science and Technical Reference Set: Concise
Encyclopedia of Science and Technology [CD]

McGraw-Hill CD-ROM Science and Technical Reference Set: Dictionary of
Scientific and Technical Terms [CD]

Merriam-Webster 9th New Collegiate Dictionary (English) [MW] [CD]

MRC Psycholinguistic database (expanded SOED entries) [OA: U*-1054-E]

New Bartlett's Familiar Quotations (English) [CD] [MS]

Newby, Greek-English (New Testament Greek) [BK]

Nicola Zanichelli Editore, Lo Scaffale Elettronico: Italian dictionary,
thesaurus and style manual [CD]

Nicot, Thresor de la langue francoyse, 1606 (French) [RW]

Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary (original ed.) (English) [OA:

Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary (untagged version) (English) [OA:

Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary (parsed and tagged version)
(English) [OA: X*-683-E]

Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary (expanded "Computer Usable"
version) (English) [OA: U*-710-E]

Oxford Dictionary of Current Idiomatic English [OA: A-288-E]

Oxford Dictionary of Music [OA: U-592-E]

Oxford Dictionary of Quotations [OA: U-398-D]

Oxford English Dictionary (1st Edition) on CD-ROM (English) [OUP] [CD]

Paperno & Leed, Russian-English Dictionary (with grammatical info) in
OS/2 [ES]

Plena Ilustrita Vortaro de Esperanto [RO]

Random House Dictionary (English) [CL]

Robert Electronique: on CD-ROM (French) [CH]

Roget's Thesaurus (English) [DS] [CD]

Shorter Oxford Dictionary (headwords only) (English) [OA: U*-157-D]

Smith, Coptic-English (Sahidic) [BK]

Stoer et al., Grand dictionaire francois-latin, 1593-1628 (additions)
(French) [RW]

Thorndike-Lorge Magazine Count (entries from "The teacher's word book
of 30,000 words") (English) [OA: U-400-B]

Van Dale, Dutch [NI]

Van Dale, Dutch-English [NI]

Van Dale Lexitron / Lexitron Plus (Dutch) [CD]

Vox, Spanish [NI]

Walters Lexikon: Multilingual Technical Dictionary (Swedish + English,
Russian, Norwegian, Finnish, Spanish, Danish, French and German)

Walters Lexikon: Termdok (databanks from France, Canada, Finland,
Norway, Sweden) [CD]

Webster's New World Dictionary, 3rd College Ed. (English) [CF]

Wiley, International Dictionary of Medicine and Biology [CD]

Zyzomys (French) [AP]