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Reference Works

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Call Number: REF P371 .E83
ISBN: 155671159X
Key source for finding how languages are related to other languages. Catalogs all known living languages. Online version includes links to language resources.

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The Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics
Call Number: REF P29 .E48 2006
Signed articles with bibliographies. Many are illustrated. Volume 10 contains a glossary and an index.

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The International Encyclopedia of Linguistics
Call Number: REF P29 .I58 2003
Signed articles, cross-referenced, with bibliographies and some illustrations.

Lexicon of Linguistics
You can search this online lexicon or browse alphabetical lists of linguistic terms.

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The Blackwell Companion to Syntax
Call Number: Ref P291 .B53 2006
ISBN: 1405114851
Comprehensive survey of the field of syntax as it has been studied for the last 40 years. Includes 77 case studies written up in detail by leading researchers in the field.

Finding Books and Articles

For books and articles from our library...

  • If you see results that are on or even close to your topic, click the "See All Results" link near the top of the result list and you'll find many more options for refining your search.

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For more refined searches for articles...

  • Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts
    The most comprehensive source of scholarly work on Linguistics.
  • MLA International Bibliography
    This indexes the primary language and literature journals, including those dedicated to the study of linguistics.
    Under "limit to discipline" select "Linguisics," and you'll search 24 key linguistics journals. Most journals here go back to their very first issue, but most will not include their most recent 5 years' worth of issues in JSTOR.
  • Web of Science
    Not only can you look for citations of books and articles on your topic, but you can also do a "Cited Reference Search" to find out who has cited a particular work. To do this kind of search, click "Cited Reference Search" and enter the author's name and the year the work was published and then click "Search." Select all relevant results from the next page and then click "Finish Search."


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