Selected Resources for: Linguistics

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Subject Librarian:

Yao Chen

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This subject covers: the scientific study of human language, including phonology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, bilingualism, sociolinguistics and computational linguistics.


Article Databases and Indexes

Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes

LLBA covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is also given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics.

The MLA International Bibliography is a classified listing and subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics which has been compiled by the Modern Language Association of America since 1926.

Covers all areas of psychology since 1806. Provides citations, abstracts and some full-text of articles, books, book chapters and dissertation from more than 1300 international journals in psychology and related fields. Tutorial


General Indexes to Magazine, Journal & Newspaper Articles

The world's largest academic multi-disciplinary database, Academic Search Premier provides full text for thousands of scholarly (peer-reviewed) publications.


Catalogs and Bibliographies

Catalogs

Search with MNCAT to find books, journals, etc. owned by the library. Search by keyword, subject, title, or author for materials on your topic.

This resource is licensed by the MINITEX Library Information Network with state appropriations from the Minnesota Higher Education Services Office (MHESO) and the Minnesota Department of Education

Covers all subjects.

Provides bibliographic citations of books, serials, manuscripts, maps, music scores, sound recordings, films, theses/dissertations, and machine-readable data files published worldwide. Provides holdings information for nearly 30,000 libraries. Producer/Publisher is OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc.

The Libraries' subscription to this resource allows for 65 users at any one time. If you get a busy signal, please wait a few minutes and try accessing the site again.


General Reference Sources

Dictionaries

Oxford English Dictionary


Directories

Linguistics: A Guide to the Reference Literature


Encyclopedias

Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics

Oxford Companion to the English Language


Handbooks and Manuals

Compendium of the World's Languages


Internet Resources

Gateways & Megasites

Ethnologue tries to bring together the best information available on the languages of the world.

The LINGUIST List is dedicated to providing information on language and language analysis, and to providing the discipline of linguistics with the infrastructure necessary to function in the digital world. LINGUIST maintains a web-site with over 2000 pages and runs a mailing list with over 18,300 subscribers worldwide. LINGUIST also hosts searchable archives of over 100 other linguistic mailing lists and runs research projects which develop tools for the field, e.g., a peer-reviewed database of language and language-family information, and recommendations of best practice for digitizing endangered languages data.


Societies, Agencies, and Organizations

Official Agency & Organization Websites


Style Manuals and Writing Guides

Bibliography Software

RefWorks is a web-based citation manager that allows you to create your own databases of citations by importing references from MNCAT and other databases, and then in seconds automatically generate bibliographies in all major styles (MLA, APA, Turabian, Chicago, etc.).


Style Manuals

A selected list of sources available in Wilson Reference Services.


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