Chambers-Le Baron Corpus of Research Articles in French

  • Chambers-Le Baron Corpus of Research Articles in French
  • Corpus Chambers-Le Baron d’articles de recherche en français

Chambers, Angela; Le Baron, Florence


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OTA keywords

Linguistic corpora

LC keywords

French language--Written French
Language acquisition--Databases
Languages, Modern--Study and teaching
Discourse analysis
Language and languages--Computer-assisted instruction

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  • size: (452 files : ca. 14.6 MB)
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Actualité et droit international 1764-7185

Alsic 1286-4986

Anthropologie et sociétés 1703-7921

Astérion 1762-6110

Belphegor 1499-7185

COMMposite 1206-9256

DEMéter 1638-556X

Droits fondamentaux

Économie internationale

Économie publique 1373-8496


Les enjeux de l’information et de la communication 1778-4239

Loxias 1765-3096

Marges Linguistiques 1626-3154

Mots Pluriels 1327-6220

Philosophiques 1492-1391

Revue d’histoire de l’Amérique française 1492-1383

Revue d’histoire du 19ème siècle

Sociologie et sociétés 1492-1375



This corpus contains 1,045,872 words, made up of 160 articles taken from twenty journals (see list below).

The articles were published between 1998 and 2006. They belong to one of ten categories: media/culture, literature, linguistics and language learning, social anthropology, law, economics, sociology and social sciences, philosophy, history, and communication.

The selection criteria for the articles are:

  • They have to concern studies in the humanities and social sciences in a very broad sense of the term
  • They have to be peer-reviewed
  • They have to be written by native speakers of French.

Wordcount made using WordSmith Tools Version 4 with the following text characteristics:

  • Language set to French
  • Hyphen breaks words checked
  • Characters within words left blank

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