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Research Guides


Search for Background Information

Bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks can provide you with relevant background information for topics and key concepts/terms in Linguistics. Use Library Search to begin your searching. If you need further assistance, please feel free to contact a librarian to set up an appointment.

Search for Articles

Use the following databases to find articles and other materials on specific topics in linguistics published in scholarly journals. A scholarly journal's main purpose is to inform and report on original research or experimentation. Scholarly journals are usually published by a scholarly professional association or a university and contain articles that are lengthy and extensively documented, with all references provided in footnotes or endnotes. Use the Get This Item button to link to full text or to request a PDF through Resource Sharing/ILL.