: Use the WSU online
to find location and availability of books and other media
in Stewart Library. Books on linguistics are found under the call
and the P100's
.Books on the English language
are generally located
within the call number
in both the Reference Collection (main level) and in the
General Collection (on level two.) Books on Education are found
under the letter L
to find books in other libraries. For
home or off campus access please use your WSU Login. Stewart
Library Interlibrary Loan
services will order for you.
Subject Headings and
keywords: Use the keywords syntax, grammar, phonetics, morphology,
rhetoric, linguistics. Other useful subject headings may include:
- English Language - Variation
- English Language - Standardization
- English language - Philology
- English language - Study and teaching
- Critical pedagogy
- A searchable collection of electronic books on all subjects.
Requires your WSU ID number
Order books online from Amazon Books,
Barnes and Noble or Yahoo Books
Page. Also use Books
in Print sources as needed.
If we do not own a particular book or article you need, we will
borrow it for you from another library through Interlibrary
Reference resources include encyclopedias, dictionaries and
other materials you use to "refer" to. Use these resources
for background information on a topic.
ONLINE REFERENCE RESOURCES
PRINT REFERENCE RESOURCES
Listed below are some
selected examples. Use the catalog or browse the shelves to see
many more reference books on literature and literary criticism.
- International Encyclopedia of Linguistics, Edited by William
Bright, Oxford, 4 volumes.
Reference P29.I58 1991
- Encyclopedic Dictionary of Applied Linguistics
Reference P129.E53 1998
- Encyclopedia of Bilingualism and Bilingual Education
Reference LC3707.E53 1998
- Encyclopedia Britannica
- Handbook of Child Language
Reference P 118. H347 1995
- The Oxford Companion to the English Language. Edited By Tom
Reference PE31.O84 1992
- The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language, By David Crystal, Cambridge.
Reference P29.C64 1987
To find articles on your
topic you need to use article databases, also known as periodical
indexes. Each database usually covers a group of subject related
journals. Search by subject or keyword in these indexes. For
home or off campus access please use your WSU Login.
- MLA International Bibliography provides article reference for
articles in literature, languages, linguistics, and folklore
back to 1963. Updated ten times per year.
& Humanities Search - Citations from many of the world's
leading arts and humanities journals. 1980 - present, updates
Search Premier - Provides some full text articles in over
a thousand magazines and journals
Academic - Full-text coverage of many newspapers from across
the US and around the world.
- For articles and other types of information
on education, and teaching language and literature.
- A group of full-text journals in many subjects, including
literature. Dates of coverage vary.
- Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts - In paper
copy at Stewart Library
- Many other newspapers
and broadcast news services are available on the Web.
BROWSING CURRENT PERIODICALS
Current magazines and
journals can be browsed in the Current Periodicals Area, in the
"PE" section on the Main level. Bound volumes of older
issues are found upstairs in the periodicals stacks. Relevant
journals are listed below:
- Philological Quarterly P1.P566
- Studies in Philology P1.S933
- Language Learning: A Journal of Research In Language Studies
- Language: Journal of the Linguistic Society of America P1.L287
- English Language Notes P1.E584
- English Studies: A Journal of English Language and Literature
some WWW sites to get you started. Most of these will take you to
other links, so explore!
- The Human Languages Pages
Institute for Linguistics, List of Linguistics Resources
Linguistics and Human Languages
- Center for Applied Linguistics
- An organization of professional linguists dedicated to "improving
communication through a better understanding of language and culture"
- The Linguistic Society of America
- founded in 1924 for the advancement of the scientific study
of language. The Society serves its nearly 7,000 personal and
institutional members. An interest in linguistics is the only
requirement for membership.
Society of America Resolutions about language in America
to the Linguistic Society of America - includes links
- ACLS, COSSA (Consortium Of Social Science Associations),
JNCL/NCLIS (National Council For Languages And International
Studies), ACL (The Association for Computational
Linguistics), CIPL (Permanent International Committee
of Linguists), ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing
Association), ADS (American Dialect Society), SSILA (The
Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the
Americas), SPCL (Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics)
Journal (JPCL), ANS (American Name Society), AAAL (American
Association for Applied Linguistics), etc.
Grammar on the Web
- Survey of English