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Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA (Proquest)
Journal articles, book reviews, abstracts of books, book chapters, and dissertations from the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. Covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics.
Ethnologue: Languages of the World
A comprehensive reference work cataloging all of the world’s known living languages. Now includes interactive mapping features.
The World Atlas of Language Structures Online
A large database of structural (phonological, grammatical, lexical) properties of languages gathered from descriptive materials (such as reference grammars). Also includes maps showing world locations of individual language features.
Oxford English Dictionary Online
Oxford English Dictionary
Access the premier dictionary of the English language. See definitions, pronunciations, etymologies, and historical quotations showing the use of the word over time.