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* Linguistics: Research Resources

Funding resources for students including research grants, essay competitions, travel, and more.

Databases

Enhanced Electronic Grammars  - Online reference specifically designed for the needs of linguists and typologists. Search across dozens of languages and hundreds of linguistic phenomena.

ProQuest databases can be searched at the same time by clicking on one of the ProQuest databases, then choosing "Change databses" from the menu along the top of the screen that opens.

  • LLBA - Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (ProQuest):  Covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics
  • PsycInfo via ProQuest: Covers an array of disciplines related to psychology such as psychiatry, education, business, medicine, nursing, pharmacology, law, linguistics, and social work
  • Social Science Database (ProQuest): Provides extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, communication, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work, and sociology

EBSCO databases can be searched at the same time by clicking on one of the EBSCO databases, then clicking on "Choose Databases" above the search box at the top of the screen.

  • CMMC - Communication and Mass Media Complete (EBSCO): Full text and cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for journals covering communication, mass media, linguistics, rhetoric, language, logic, and other closely related fields.
  • SOCIndex (EBSCO): Comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study.
  • Social Sciences Full Text  (EBSCO) Identifies articles in sociology, anthropology, geography, economics, politics and law, many with links to full text

For classes cross-listed with BCS, BME, or NSC

  • PubMed - Identifies articles in clinical and basic biomedical research as well as in psychology, many with links to full text.
  • Web of Science - Identifies journal articles and cited references to research publications from all disciplines, some with links to full text.

Other helpful databases:

  • Google Scholar - For off-campus access to full text: Click Scholar Preferences and add Rochester as your Library Link. Be sure to Save Preferences.
  • MLA International Bibliography:  Identifies articles, books, dissertations on literature, linguistics, film and folklore.

Streaming video

  • Alexander Street  Streaming access to 14,000 titles; browse by fields of interest
  • Ethnographic Video Online  Contains classic and contemporary documentaries; previously unpublished footage from working anthropologists and ethnographers in the field (now part of Alexander Street database)
  • Kanopy  Streaming video database with over 20,000 movie titles from a large group of film producers including the Criterion Collection, PBS, Kino Lorber Edu, Documentary Educational Resources Collection, BBC Active Collection, and many others

Browse Journals & Conference Papers

Browse Anthropological Linguistics and Sociolinguistics journals using Browzine

Anthropological Linguistics journals

Browse Computational Linguistics journals using Browzine

Computational Linguistic journals

Browse Comparative and Historical Linguistics journals using Browzine

Screenshot of journals

Browse papers from historical linguistic conferences

  • From Advanced Search in Articles & Books enter text in search box: "International Conference on Historical Linguistics" and in the drop down menu on the lef change All Items to Publication Title (red arrow below)

 

 

Find a Grammar

Use our newest linguistics database to find a grammar electronically!   Enhanced Electronic Grammars - Online reference specifically designed for the needs of linguists and typologists. Search across dozens of languages and hundreds of linguistic phenomena.

 

Or find a physical grammar in our stacks (see video below).

Want to Roam the Stacks?

Items pertaining to linguistics can be found in Library of Congress class P. Grammars and dictionaries are interspersed through much of the class according to their language. The below linked document outlines the subclasses in class P and can be of great help if you wish to browse the physical library collections.

Class P (less literature)

Subclass P

Level B

Reference

Physical book Ebook Title URL/ Call Number
  X The Oxford Handbook Of African American Language Link to ebook
      Link to ebook
X X The Oxford Handbook Of Applied Linguistics Rhees Stacks P129.O95. 2010
      Link to ebook
X X The Oxford Handbook Of Arabic Linguistics Rhees Stacks PJ6106 .T44 2013
  X The Oxford Handbook Of Case Link to ebook
  X The Oxford Handbook Of Chinese Linguistics Link to ebook
  X The Oxford Handbook Of Cognitive Linguistics Link to ebook
      ProQuest ebook link
      Oxford ebook link
X X The Oxford Handbook Of Comparative Syntax Rhees Stacks P291 .O95 2005
  X The Oxford Handbook Of Compositionality Link to ebook
      Link to ebook
X X The Oxford Handbook Of Compounding Rhees Stacks P245 .O94 2011
      Link to 2nd edition ebook
X X The Oxford Handbook Of Computational Linguistics 1st ed.:  Carlson Library Circulating Books P98 .O95 2003
  X The Oxford Handbook Of Construction Grammar Link to ebook
  X The Oxford Handbook Of Corpus Phonology Link to ebook
      Link to ebook
X X The Oxford Handbook Of Derivational Morphology Rhees Stacks P245 .O94 2014
  X The Oxford Handbook Of Developmental Linguistics Link to ebook
X   The Oxford Handbook Of Endangered Languages Rhees Stacks P40.5.E53 O94 2018
  X The Oxford Handbook Of Ergativity Link to ebook
X   The Oxford Handbook Of Event Structure Rhees Stacks P281 .O94 2019
      Link to ebook
X X The Oxford Handbook Of Grammaticalization Rhees Stacks P299.G73 O94 2011
  X The Oxford Handbook Of Historical Phonology Link to ebook
  X The Oxford Handbook Of The History Of English Link to ebook
  X The Oxford Handbook Of The History Of Linguistics Link to ebook
  X The Oxford Handbook Of Inflection Link to ebook
  X The Oxford Handbook Of Information Structure Link to ebook
      Link to ebook
X X The Oxford Handbook Of Japanese Linguistics Rhees Stacks PL533 .O94 2008
  X The Oxford Handbook Of Laboratory Phonology Link to ebook
X X The Oxford Handbook Of Language And Law Link to ebook
  X The Oxford Handbook Of Language Evolution Link to ebook
      Link to ebook
X X The Oxford Handbook Of Lexicography Rhees Stacks P327 .O94 2016
  X The Oxford Handbook Of Linguistic Analysis Link to ebook
      Link to ebook
X X The Oxford Handbook Of Linguistic Fieldwork Rhees Stacks P128.F53 O94 2012
  X The Oxford Handbook Of Linguistic Interfaces Link to ebook
  X The Oxford Handbook Of Linguistic Minimalism Link to ebook
      Link to ebook
X X The Oxford Handbook Of Linguistic Typology Rhees Stacks P204 .O94 2011
X   The Oxford Handbook Of Lying Rhees Stacks BF637.D42 O94 2019
X   The Oxford Handbook Of Morphological Theory Rhees Stacks P241 .O94 2019
  X The Oxford Handbook Of Names And Naming Link to ebook
  X The Oxford Handbook Of Negation Link to ebook
      Link to ebook
X X The Oxford Handbook Of Pragmatics Rhees Stacks P99.4.P72 O94 2017
      Link to ebook
X X The Oxford Handbook Of Sociolinguistics Rhees Stacks P40 .O94 2013
      Link to ebook
X X The Oxford Handbook Of Tense And Aspect Rhees Stacks P281 .O94 2012
  X The Oxford Handbook Of The Word Link to ebook
  X The Oxford Handbook Of Translation Studies Link to ebook
  X The Oxford Handbook Of Universal Grammar Link to ebook

The atlas case is located on the back wall of the room adjacent to the Rhees Reference stacks.

  • Oxford English Dictionary  online and Rhees Reference PE1625 .O87 1989
  • Idioms and phrases index  Rhees Reference PE1689 .I3 1983
  • Oxford dictionary of idioms  Rhees Reference PE1464 .O94 2004
  • Dictionary of English collocations : based on the Brown corpus   Rhees Reference PE1689 .K54 1994

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