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Linguistics Research Guide

This is an overview of resources that will help students taking courses in linguistics to get on their way to doing quality research.

Reference Sources for Linguistics Research

Supplemental Reference Resources

The Encyclopedia of Language and Education (REF P40.8 E53x 2008) is an important resource. Each volume of this encyclopedia covers an important topic:

  • Volume 1: Language Policy and Political Issues in Education
  • Volume 2: Literacy
  • Volume 3: Discourse and Education
  • Volume 4: Second and Foreign Language Education
  • Volume 5: Bilingual Education
  • Volume 6: Knowledge About Language
  • Volume 7: Language Testing and Assessment
  • Volume 8: Language Socialization
  • Volume 9: Ecology of Language
  • Volume 10: Research Methods in Language and Education

Guides for Other Areas of Study within English

This is the list of guides provided by the ISU Library for the various topics taught in the Iowa State University's English Department.

Current Issues in Linguistic Theory

This series has almost 300 volumes to its name, and they are all available in full-text format. Simply go to Quick Search on the home page, type the phrase "Current Issues in Linguistic Theory" as a phrase, and select "Books and More", "With My Exact Phrase", and "In the Title" in the three menu boxes, respectively. This will take you to a list of all of the volumes in the series.

Library & Information Sources in Linguistics

This series contains numerous volumes, some available in full-text format. Simply go to Quick Search on the home page, type the phrase "Library and Information Sources in Linguistics" as a phrase, and select "Books and More", "With My Exact Phrase", and "In the Title" in the three menu boxes, respectively. This will take you to a list of all of the volumes in the series.