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Linguistics Research Guide

Core Resources

Covers all disciplines of theoretical linguistics, both general and language specific, from all geographical areas, including less-known and extinct languages, with particular attention to the many endangered languages of the world.
More than 15,000 abstracts from nearly 300 linguistics journals published since 1985.
Indexes journals covering all aspects of the study of languages, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics.
Includes 850 entries of articles on most areas of linguistics, including historical, comparative, formal, mathematical, functional, philosophical, and sociolinguistics.
Provides citations to journal articles, articles of conference proceedings, and other collective works as well as to monographs, dissertations, and Festschriften in general linguistics and all its sub-disciplines.

Important Resources

This 2nd edition is much revised and updated. Covers most of the new areas of the fast developing field of linguistics in addition to the traditional ones. Recent developments in the study of individual languages are covered as is the development of new technologies in the increasingly interdisciplinary fields of language and linguistics research.
Lexicon of the most important languages and language branches of Indo-European, including Latin, Greek, Slavic, Proto-Celtic, Old Frisian, Armenian, Hittite, Luvian, the Iranian verb and Proto-Nostratic. (Proto-Germanic and Persian are forthcoming)
Provides citations to articles, books, book chapters, and dissertations on all aspects of modern literature, language, and linguistics.
Web of Science (ISI)  (Sciences (1900+), Social Sciences (1898+), and Arts and Humanities (1975+).)  
Multidisciplinary index to journal literature in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Offers the option to find cited references, which are the authors lists of articles used in their research.

Related Resources

Anthropology Plus  (1800+)  
Worldwide indexing of journal articles, reports, commentaries, edited works, and obituaries in the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, and interdisciplinary studies. Anthropology Plus combines Anthropological Literature from Harvard University and the Anthropological Index, Royal Anthropological Institute from the UK.
Full Text access to MIT books, journals, reference works and conference materials in cognitive and brain science.
Considered the most authoritative and comprehensive English language dictionary in the world. Includes information on the English language, its history, and the social, cultural, and political influences that have shaped the language through the centuries.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: Full Text  (1861+; full text 1997+)  
Access to citations and abstracts for every title in the Dissertation Abstracts database. Dissertations written from 1997 forward are available full text. The database includes citations to dissertations from 1861 to those accepted last semester. Citations for dissertations and master's theses published from 1980 forward have abstracts.
WordNet    
Princeton hosted database of English nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs grouped into sets of cognitive synonyms (synsets), each expressing a distinct concept.

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