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Linguistics

Getting Started

Welcome! This guide highlights key resources for conducting research in linguistics, including the following: 

Featured Online Resources

Ethnologue

Ethnologue

Ethnologue offers rich data for each language of the world, from populations to maps, dialects, usage, and more. Look at statistics for a given country, region, or the world or plug the raw data into your own analysis tools to tease out exactly what you need.

LLBA

LLBA

LLBA is the main article index for linguistics. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics with abstracts of journal articles from over 1,500 journals. Also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, and dissertations.

Oxford Bibliographies

Oxford Bibliographies

Overview articles for more than 250 topics in linguistics. Each article includes citations to and contextualization of key works on a topic.

The Linguist List

The Linguist List

A major online resource and forum where academic linguists can discuss linguistic issues and exchange linguistic information.