Ethnologue is an annual reference publication in print and online that provides statistics and other information on the living languages of the world. Ethnologue is powered by SIL International.
Ethnologue is now a paid site, which UR does not support
The World Atlas of Language Structures (WALS) is a large database of structural (phonological, grammatical, lexical) properties of languages gathered from descriptive materials (such as reference grammars).
LLBA - Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (Narrowest): 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
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***If you come across items on endangered languages that would be helpful for your research and that UR does not own, please let me (Stephanie B) know and I will purchase these item using the funds I have for Linguistics collection development.