LINGUIST List 21.3244

Wed Aug 11 2010

Qs: Survey on Online Dictionaries

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        1.    Antje Töpel, Survey on Online Dictionaries

Message 1: Survey on Online Dictionaries
Date: 11-Aug-2010
From: Antje Töpel <>
Subject: Survey on Online Dictionaries
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Dear colleagues,

As part of an ongoing research project at the Institute for GermanLanguage in Mannheim, Germany, financed by the Gottfried WilhelmLeibniz Scientific Community, we are collecting empirical data on theuse of online dictionaries, as only a few studies exist in this area.To this end, we are conducting online surveys in German and English.Our current study examines how users evaluate several features orelements of online dictionaries and how they rate different visualrepresentations of information.

We would be very grateful if you would support our research byparticipating in this survey. The survey should take approximately 25 to30 minutes to complete. Until September 16, it can be launched usingany web browser by clicking on the link below:

In return for your participation, you may enter our drawing for 10Amazon vouchers, worth 10 Euro each. In addition, we will donate 1Euro for each completed questionnaire to the programme "Girls'Education", which is part of the aid project "Room to Read"(

Furthermore, we would be grateful if you could forward this email or thelink to people who might be interested in participating, e. g. colleaguesor your students.

Thank you very much for supporting our research.

Kind regards,Carolin Müller-SpitzerAntje TöpelAlexander Koplenig

Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography

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