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Linguistics: E-books & Reference

A guide to linguistics collections and e-resources
Subjects: Linguistics

Key Resources

Databases A-Z   contains subscription e-resources

Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics Articles on a wide range of linguistic topics with extensive references.


Oxford English Dictionary  monolingual dictionary with etymology, spellings, pronounciation and quotations.


Oxford Handbooks Online

Oxford Handbooks in Linguistics  - search SOLO for individual volumes of this series of linguistic handbooks, 


Oxford Reference Online includes bilingual dictionaries: French, German, Spanish, Italian, Irish and Welsh.


Blackwell's Handbooks in Linguistics - series title, includes Handbook in Linguistics (Aronoff, 2003) Click on series title in record to see all titles in the series)

E-books and Reference Works

E-books may be found on SOLO  just like print titles and are accessible through the green 'view online' button and through a link in the catalogue record.  (Note that the red 'view online' button is for legal deposit books that can only be consulted within one of the Bodleian Libraries.

Subject Guide

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Johanneke Sytsema
Subject Consultant for Linguistics, Dutch and Frisian
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