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Language & Linguistics Subject Guide




This database is unique because the complete archives of core scholarly journals have been digitized, starting with the very first issues, many of which date from the 1800's. New titles and fields are being added regularly. Scholarly journal archive - it is NOT a current issue database.

ProQuest Central

The largest aggregated full-text database in the market today totaling more than 11,250 titles, with over 8,400 titles in full text. It serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets. Includes over 400 full text U.S., Canadian and international newspapers, including exclusive access to the full text of The Wall Street Journal and The Los Angeles Times.

Research Library

Search for coverage of a broad range of subjects including arts, business, children, education, general interest, health, humanities, international, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social sciences, and women's interests. From 1971 to present.


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Access to over 25,000 books from publishers such as McGraw Hill, Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press.

EBSCO eBooks (formerly NetLibrary)

Over 5,000 eBooks are available to GBC students in the EBSCO eBook collection. Search by subject, title or author and research right from home.

Encyclopedia of Linguistics

This encyclopedia encompasses the full range of topics in linguistics, including such areas as historical, comparative, formal, mathematical, functionally, philosophical, and sociolinguistics.


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Center for Applied Linguistics

Provides research-based information, tools, and resources related to language and culture.

Ethnologue: Languages of the World

"An encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world’s 6,909 known living languages"

The Evolution of Languages

Information form Exploratorium online magazine.


Award winning site that lists, categorizes, and promotes Internet resources related to language learning, education, and use.

IDEA - International Dialects of English Archive

"Free, online archive of primary source dialect and accent recordings for the performing arts".

OLAC: Open Language Archives Community

Resource guide for languages throughout the world.


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