This readable introductory textbook presents a concise survey of corpus linguistics. Explaining corpus linguistics in easy to understand terms, and including a glossary and suggestions for further reading, this book will be useful to students trying to get a grasp on this subject.
The MICASE Handbook: A Resource for Users of the Michigan Corpus of Academic Spoken English is designed to provide teachers, researchers, and students with a tool for navigating and effectively utilizing the online corpus of academic speech developed by the English Language Institute at the University of Michigan.
The Google Labs N-gram Viewer allows researchers to examine the frequency of words in more than 5 million books over time. The browser allows a choice of corpora, including both American and British English, Chinese, French, etc