Online reference works
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
- 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."
- Language Landscape - map with links to recordings of the languages of the world.
- 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. Users can browse our large collection of digital maps or view multiple maps at once with the map viewer.
- Endangered Languages - "The Endangered Languages Project puts technology at the service of the organizations and individuals working to confront the language endangerment by documenting, preserving and teaching them"
- 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."
- LAP - Language analysis portal (IFI) "provides an intuitive and easy-to-use web interface to a centralized repository of a wide range of language technology tools, all installed on a high-performance computing (HPC) cluster."
- 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)
- 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."
- 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."
Regional variation in written American English
Grieve, Jack (2016)
English comparative correlatives : diachronic and synchronic variation at the lexicon-syntax interface
Hoffmann, Thomas (2019)
Second language learning theories
Mitchell, Rosamond (Fourth edition, 2019)
International handbook of language acquisition
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 - Litteratur og språk - 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).
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