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    Provides citations to journal articles, books, working papers, conference proceedings, bibliographies, and other materials. Areas covered include literature, language, linguistics, film, theatre and folklore. Covers 1926-present.
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    Contains abstracts of the world's literature in linguistics and language-related research, including journal articles, books, book reviews, dissertations and some conference proceedings. Covers all aspects of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology,syntax and semantics. Includes historical, comparative, theoretical and social linguistics and related disciplines such as anthropology, education, and ethnology. Covers 1973-present.
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Featured Topic Guides

List of Grammars (Non-Indo-European)
by Jeremiah Mercurio - Last Updated Apr 21, 2015
List of Grammars for Linguistics. Includes some Indo-European languages when relevant to the Linguistics 115 course.
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List of Grammars (Indo-European)
by Jeremiah Mercurio - Last Updated Feb 18, 2015
(Incomplete as of 31 January 2014)
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Selected Journals

  • Journals of English Linguistics  Icon  Icon  Icon
    "[O]riginal linguistic research based on data drawn from the English language, encompassing a broad theoretical and methodological scope. Highlighting theoretically and technologically innovative scholarship, ENG provides in-depth research and analysis in a variety of areas, including history of English, English grammar, corpus linguistics, sociolinguistics, and dialectology."
  • Computational Linguistics  Icon  Icon  Icon
    Computational Linguistics is the longest running publication devoted exclusively to the design and analysis of natural language processing systems. From this highly-regarded quarterly, university and industry linguists, speech specialists, and philosophers get information about computational aspects of research on language, linguistics, and the psychology of language processing and performance.
  • Journal of Linguistics  Icon  Icon  Icon
    Journal of Linguistics (JL) has as its goal to publish articles that make a clear contribution to current debate in all branches of theoretical linguistics. The journal also provides an excellent survey of recent linguistics publications, with around thirty book reviews in each volume and regular review articles on major works marking important theoretical advances.
  • Linguistics  Icon  Icon  Icon
    Linguistics publishes articles and book reviews in the traditional disciplines of linguistics as well as in neighboring disciplines insofar as these are deemed to be of interest to linguists and other students of natural language.
  • Linguistic Typology  Icon
    "Linguistic Typology distinguishes itself as a forum for the typological community, catering to its special professional needs. In particular, these concern the empirical dimensions of the typological enterprise and the ensuing demands to coordinate research and keep track of a profusion of data and results." - Publisher's website

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Jeremiah Mercurio
Haverford College
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Swarthmore College
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