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Corpus linguistics for indexing. / Brookes, Gavin; McEnery, Anthony.

In: The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing, Vol. 37, No. 2, 01.06.2019, p. 105-124.

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Brookes, G & McEnery, A 2019, 'Corpus linguistics for indexing', The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing, vol. 37, no. 2, pp. 105-124. https://doi.org/10.3828/indexer.2019.16

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Brookes, G., & McEnery, A. (2019). Corpus linguistics for indexing. The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing, 37(2), 105-124. https://doi.org/10.3828/indexer.2019.16

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Brookes G, McEnery A. Corpus linguistics for indexing. The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing. 2019 Jun 1;37(2):105-124. https://doi.org/10.3828/indexer.2019.16

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Brookes, Gavin ; McEnery, Anthony. / Corpus linguistics for indexing. In: The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing. 2019 ; Vol. 37, No. 2. pp. 105-124.

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