Selected Publications:


Text, Time, and Context: Selected Papers by Carlota S. Smith. (Ed. with Richard Meier). Springer Press. Forthcoming.

Using Computers in Linguistics: A Practical Guide. (Ed. with John Lawler). Routledge, 1998.


Preserving Digital Language Materials: Some Considerations for Community Initiatives. In Language and Poverty (ed. Wayne Harbert, Sally McConnell-Ginet, and Amanda Lynn Miller). Multilingual Matters. 2008.

The E-MELD School of Best Practices: A Community-Driven Resource (with Jessica Boynton and Steve Moran). In Endangered Languages and Their Documentation (ed. Lenore Grenoble and Louanna Furbee). Benjamins. 2008.

Creating Lasting Language Resources: The E-MELD School of Best Practices in Digital Language Documentation (with Jessica Boynton and Steve Moran). 2006. In Barwick, Linda and Nicholas Thieberger. (eds.) 2006. Sustainable Data from Digital Fieldwork Sydney: Sydney University Press. 99-124). (PDF).

"E-MELD Tools for Lexical Input." 2002. Proceedings of the Workshop on Methods and Tools in Field Linguistics, LREC (3rd Language Resources and Evaluation Conference), Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain.

"Digitization of Endangered Languages Data," 2000. Proceedings of the Workshop on Web-Based Archiving. U. of Pennsylvania: The Linguistic Data Consortium.

"The LINGUIST List: A Personal History," Glot International: A Monthly Magazine for Linguists 3.6, August, 1997.

"The Internet: An Introduction" (with Anthony Aristar). Chapter of Linguistics and Computers: A Practical Guide (above).

"Represented Speech and Thought," The Literary Stylistic Criticism of 19th and 20th Century Prose (Eds.) Jean-Jacques Weber and Peter Verdonk. INTERFACE series (1994). London: Routledge.

Foregrounding: An Assessment. Language in Context: Essays for Robert Longacre. (Eds.) Shin Ja Hwang and Robert Merrifield. Summer Institute of Linguistics and U. of Texas at Arlington Publications in Linguistics Number 107 (1992): 435-450.

"Presupposition and Pragmatic Inference in a Literary Text." In Cooperating with Written Texts. D. Stein (Ed.). Studies in Anthropological Linguistics. Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 1992: 277-294.

"Ghostly Ambiguity: Presupposition in The Turn of the Screw" (with Susan Kucinkas). Style 25.1 (1991): 71-89.

"Language Change, `Naturalization,' and Free Indirect Speech," Journal of Literary Semantics 19.3 (1990): 135-149.

"The Effect of Iteration and Contrast on Topic Salience," The Thirteenth LACUS Forum, The Linguistic Association of Canada and the U.S., 1987.

"Coherence in Natural and Literary Narrative," in ed. Text Connexity, Text Coherence: Methods, Aspects, Results. E. S__Ozer (Ed.), Hamburg, 1985.

"The Movement of Narrative Time," The Journal of Literary Semantics 12.2 (1983): 19-54.

"The Development of Backgrounding Tenses in English" (with Anthony Aristar), Papers from the Eighteenth regional Meeting of the Chicago linguistic Society, ed. by K. Tuite, R. Schneider, and R. Chametzky, U. of Chicago Press, 1982: 114-28.

"Sentence Aspect and the Movement of Narrative Time," Text 1.3 (1981): 233-240.

"Four Temporal Effects of Narrative Now," Texas Linguistic Forum (Fall, 1979), 60-70.

"Syntax and Point of View in Jane Austen's Emma," Studies in Romanticism 16.1 (1977): 89-110.

"Mental State Predicates," Chicago Linguistic Society Book of Squibs. U. of Chicago Press, 1977: 39-42.


"OLAC Linguistic Data Types," (with Michael Appleby). Open Language Archives Community document describing the linguistic data types controlled vocabulary.

"OLAC Discourse Types" (with Heidi Johnson). Open Language Archives Community document describing the OLAC controlled vocabulary for discourse types.

"OLAC Linguistic Fields" (with Michael Appleby). Open Language Archives Community document describing the OLAC controlled vocabulary for linguistic fields.