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Federico Aurora
Subject Specialist for Linguistics
Humanities and Social Sciences Library

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E-mail lists & Blogs

  • The Linguist List - "a forum where academic linguists can discuss linguistic issues and exchange linguistic information."
  • the e-mail list for linguists and language enthusiasts at UiO. Subscribe to keep yourself updated on linguistics events at UiO.
  • 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.

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  • 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.

Norwegian Graduate Researcher School in Linguistics and Philology

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