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These indexes and databases are the best tools for finding journal articles and other sources in Linguistics. The most relevant databases are at the top of the list. There are also several Linguistics paper indexes listed in the library catalogue.

For more information or assistance, please contact the Linguistics Librarian, Ivana Niseteo, at

Top Resources

  1. The main source for research in all areas of Linguistics. Start here!

Other Resources

  1. Multidisciplinary index to academic & popular journals.
  2. Key database for Anthropological journal articles.
  3. A multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the arts and humanities. Some of the disciplines covered include: Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Asian Studies, Classics, Dance, Folklore, History, Language, Linguistics, Literary Reviews, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Poetry, Radio, Television, & Film, Religion, Theatre.
  4. Indexing & abstracts for over 550 journals in the fields of communication, mass media studies, linguistics and film including full text for over 400 journals.
  5. Index to high-quality, peer-reviewed publications of regional importance and in emerging scientific fields.
  6. Education and education-related journals, research reports, and curriculum materials.
  7. Search or browse contents of scholarly journals
  8. English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, vocational aptitude, personality and language. If you select 'English and Language' as a Test Category, you will find tests such as 'Adult Rating of Oral English'.
  9. identifies the best available scholarship across a wide variety of subjects. Online index to bibliographies in Cinema, Classics, Communication, Criminology, Ecology,Linguistics, Literary Theory, Philosophy, Political science, Public Health, Renaissance & Reformation, Victorian Literature, etc. with a bibliographical essay on sources.
  10. A comprehensive Psychology research database. Over 3.9 million items indexed, including journal articles, books, and dissertations.
  11. Searchable collection of over 1700 journals housed on the publisher Elsevier's site.
  12. Multidisciplinary social sciences index which allows citation searching.
  13. Indexes core journal articles, conference proceedings, and other resources in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, can be used for citation analysis of research. A citation index contains the references cited by the authors of the publications covered by the index. You can use these references to do a cited reference search. This type of search enables you to find works that cite a previously published work.
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