1. The cost of a new license to use the three Penn Parsed Corpora of
Historical English, including the new augmented second edition of the
Modern British English corpus, depends on the status of the licensee:
For an individual, the price is $700.
For an academic department or research group, the price is $1050.
For a library license, the price is $1450. This license
includes a one year subscription to the PPCHE corpus web server, which
allows library patrons to search the corpora with a web
interface. Subscription renewals in subsequent years are priced at
$350/year. Please contact Anthony Kroch (krochATlingDOTupennDOTedu) for
details on setting up access to the web server.
Interested commercial users should contact Anthony Kroch for terms and pricing.
Please note the $50 handling and shipping fee, which is in addition to
the base price of the corpora.
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2. Current holders of earlier or more limited licenses for the corpora may
upgrade their licenses at the rates below. An upgrade to the current edition
may be combined with an upgrade to a higher level of license by purchasing
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3. Please let us know how you found out about the availability of our corpora:
From a colleague at your institution or elsewhere.
From an advertisement on the web.
From a web search.
4. Purchaser's name and shipping address:
First and Last Name
Methods of payment
At present, payment for our corpora may be made only by check or by wire
transfer to Anthony Kroch, who should be contacted by email at:
krochATlingDOTupennDOTedu. For the present, credit processing has been
suspended due to the bankruptcy of our previous online processing firm Kagi.
Payment by credit card will be reinstated as soon as an alternative provider
of processing services can be engaged.
Whatever method of payment is chosen, please scan this order form,
along with the signed Corpus License
Agreement, and then email them to Anthony Kroch's address as given above.
Alternatively, send the physical forms to following postal address:
Department of Linguistics
Suite 300, C Wing
3401-C Walnut Street
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6228
Please note that the corpus CD can only be shipped once both an order form and a signed
copy of the license agreement have been received.