1) Our digital sources are available to you from off campus. Off campus access instructions are available here.
2) If you sign in to HathiTrust, about half of the records for physical books that we have here at the Gould Library will be available for "Temporary Access." Step by step instructions are available here.
3) If you sign in to Catalyst you will see a "Request For Digitization" link. This will lead you to an Interlibrary Loan form, which is how we're collecting and tracking digitization requests. Be aware that this may take some time and we cannot guarantee a timeline.
4) You may submit Interlibrary Loan requests for articles and book sections, though please be aware that there may be significant delays. We cannot request physical items (full books etc) through ILL at this time.
5) You may always contact me for help determining whether sources are available remotely or to help you identify sources that are available that may fit your needs.
In library searches, the word "Grammar" applies to two things: a core linguistics work that describes and provides examples of a particular language, and a school child's guide to learning a native language. There's no perfect way to distinguish between those two in your searches, but here's how to find what you really need:
This technique also works in WorldCat.
If you're finding lots of grammars that aren't scholarly (maybe aimed at second language learners or grade school students), try limiting your searches to just the core, known scholarly publishers in linguistics. Here's an example of that kind of search for you to use:
Many linguists publish their findings on the web, either in collections like OLAC, through organizations like SIL, or on their own researcher websites. Here are some of the best ways to find that scholarship:
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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