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Linguistics

Introduction


Welcome to the Subject Guide for Linguistics! The guide provides an introduction to some of the most important Linguistics resources available via the library.

The information and resources in this guide will help get you started on your research journey. You can use the guide to find and access:


  • Books
  • Articles
  • Web Resources
  • Guidance on searching effectively and evaluating what you find

Books

To search for books and eBooks you can use Library Search. Library Search is a tool which enables you to search the library catalogue and also other resources (e.g. journal and newspaper articles).


Articles

A good starting point if you are looking for articles is Library Search.

However, if you need to explore the literature further and undertake a more comprehensive search, you can also use the following resources (note though that not all of them are full-text, so you may need to follow up references using Library Search):

JSTOR

JSTOR

Linguistics Abstracts Online

Linguistics Abstracts Online

MLA Bibliography

MLA Bibliography

SAGE Journals Online

SAGE Journals Online

Web of Science

Web of Science

Google Scholar

Google Scholar

Web Resources

Below are a few reliable websites relating to Linguistics. You can see a longer list in the Full Resource Listing.

Essex Corpus Linguistics Collective

Essex Corpus Linguistics Collective

Experimental Field Linguistics

Experimental Field Linguistics

IDEA (International Dialects of English Archive)

IDEA (International Dialects of English Archive)

LINGUIST List

LINGUIST List

Rutgers Optimality Archive

Rutgers Optimality Archive

VTS Linguistics

VTS Linguistics

Search Skills

No matter what stage you’re at with your studies, you will need to do some independent research for your assignments.

From basic search tips to more advanced research skills, our Moodle course guides you through devising a search strategy, carrying out a search and making sure you choose the right resources.


Search Skills Moodle Course

Search Skills Moodle Course



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