Encyclopedias & Lexicons
- The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics
- Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Linguistics
- International Encyclopedia of Linguistics
- Glottopedia "is a freely editable encyclopedia for linguists by linguists that is currently being built up"
- Lexicon of Linguistics, University of Utrecht
- GOLD - an ontology for descriptive linguistics
Handbooks, Textbooks & Studies
- Language Science Press
- Oxford Handbooks in Linguistics
- Cambridge Handbooks in Language & Linguistics
- Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics
- Cambridge Studies in Linguistics
- Handbook of Comparative and Historical Indo-European Linguistics
Languages of the World
- Glottolog - "Comprehensive reference information for the world's languages, especially the lesser known languages."
- Ethnologue - "A comprehensive reference work cataloging all of the world’s known living languages."
- ISO 639-3: "a set of codes that defines three-letter identifiers for all known human languages".
- Scriptsource - "collaborative reference to the writing systems of the world"
- Multitree "MultiTree is a searchable database of hypotheses on language relationships."
- LL-MAP - "a digital mapping project that integrates language data and information from the physical and social sciences.
- Language Landscape - kart med lenker til opptak av verdens språk
- Endangered Languages - "A worldwide collaboration to strengthen endangered languages"
- The language archive (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen)
- Endangered Language Archive of the Endangered languages Documentation Programme
- PARADISEC (Pacific And Regional Archive for DIgital Sources in Endangered Cultures): "curates digital material about small or endangered languages"
- UNESCO Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger
Databases and Corpora
- WALS Online - "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) by a team of 55 authors."
- PHOIBLE Online - "A repository of cross-linguistic phonological inventory data"
- Surrey Morphology Group's databases
- The Universals Archive
- The World Loanword Database (WOLD)
- The Atlas of Pidgin and Creole Language Structures (APiCS)
- AfBo: A world-wide survey of affix borrowing
- The Intercontinental Dictionary Series
- The database of the Automated Similarity Judgment Program (ASJP) "aims to contain 40-item word lists of all the world's languages"
- Tsammalex "a multilingual lexical database on plants and animals including linguistic, anthropological and biological information as well as images"
- OLAC - Open Language Archives - "international partnership of institutions and individuals who are creating a worldwide virtual library of language resources."
- Rosetta Project - "The Rosetta Project is a global collaboration of language specialists and native speakers working to build a publicly accessible digital library of human languages."
- ODIN - The Online Database of Interlinear Text
- Tekstlaboratoriet - provides access to many different corpora and tools.
- CLARINO Bergen Centre - "A repository to search and deposit language data."
- Praat - open source software to analize and manipulate phonetic data.
- Online Linguistic Database - "a software for linguistic fieldwork"
- Linguistic Data Consortium's tools - tools for linguistic annotation.
- e-linguistics - cyberinfrastructure for linguistics.
- Best Practices in Digital Language Documentation
- Linguistic bibliography online (BL online)
- Bibliographie linguistischer Literatur (BLL)
- LingBuzz "is an openly accessible repository of scholarly papers, discussions and other documents for linguistics"
- Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
- MLA international bibliography
E-mail lists & Blogs
- The Linguist List - "a forum where academic linguists can discuss linguistic issues and exchange linguistic information."
- Other e-mail lists
- Diversity Linguistics Comment - "provides a forum for discussion for descriptive linguists, language typologists and historical-comparative linguists."
- Philosophy of Linguistics - en blogg "On the Nature of the Science of Language"
- Language on the move - "peer-reviewed sociolinguistics research site devoted to multilingualism, language learning and intercultural communication in the contexts of globalization and migration [...] consists primarily of doctoral candidates in sociolinguists based at Macquarie University and is complemented by contributors from around the world."
General Literature Search
UB and Norwegian Universities
- Oria - the Norwegian University Libraries' catalogue: books, journals and article search.
Subject search in Oria
- HKI - Foreign literature published before 1966 which is not (yet) registered in Oria.
General Databases for the Humanities
- ProQuest - Language and Literature - Indexed database of research publications within the Humanities. Contains 320 journals, magazines and newspapers published in the UK and in the USA. Covers publication from 1962 onward
- Humanities Abstracts (Ebsco) Indexed database of articles form more than 570 journals. Indexing from 1984, article abstracts from 1994.
- Arts and Humanities Citation Index (Web of Science) - Interdisciplinary international database. Allows subject search for articles and citation search for books and articles. Journals ranged by so called "impact factor" (how often a journal is cited within a given period).
- Science Direct (Elsevier) - database of journals and e-books from Elsevier (NB: more than 10 000 matches return an error message).
- ERIC (OVID) - the world's largest index to journal articles and research reports in education, includes citation and abstract information from over 750 educational journals and related documents.
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