WebCorp Live lets you access the Web as a corpus - a large collection of texts from which examples of real language use can be extracted. More...
Have you tried WebCorp LSE?
Our large-scale search engine with more search options, part-of-speech tags and quantitative analyses.
A case insensitive search will match both upper and lower case variants of the search terms.
Span will choose the number of words or characters to display as the left and right contexts of the search term.
WebCorp works 'on top of' existing web search engines. This option allows you to specify which search engine you would like WebCorp to use. Each cover different sub-sets of the Web's content.
You can also specify the language of the pages to search, as classified by the web search engine.
Show URLs will display a link to and other meta-information for each matching web page.
Pages will tell you the maximum number of web pages WebCorp will search. We set this based on the search engine you choose.
One concordance line per web page will retrieve only one match from each page searched. This can useful to stop a single web page dominating the results.
Restrict your search to pages on an individual website (e.g. www.bbc.co.uk
) or all sites with a given domain (e.g. .ac.uk
). Do not
include the http://
Include extra words which must appear
or must not appear
(prefixed with a minus (-
)) on the same web pages as your search term. More...