Linguistics *: Reference Resources / Background Information

This guide is for faculty, graduate, and undergraduate research in linguistics

Reference Resources

Reference resources provide background, overview, and/or summary information. They often identify key concepts and thinkers on a topic, and point to additional (often seminal) works. Other reference sources, such as dictionaries or almanacs, define terms or contain statistical information.

General Linguistics

Subtopics in Linguistics

General Reference Databases

Some of the individual resources listed on this guide are included in these databases. They also include reference sources in several disciplines that may include entries relevant to linguistics.

Dictionaries and Etymological Resources