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Linguistics: Getting Started

A guide to resources and research in linguistics.


This guide introduces resources to support your research topics in linguistics. Use the tabs at the top of the page to help you locate background information on your topic, articles, books, and more.

If you need assistance with your research or help using library resources, please contact me, schedule an appointment, or Ask a Librarian

Digital Archive

at Northeastern University
DAILP is a community-based digital archive created to support indigenous peoples’ knowledge, interpretations, and representations of the past.  

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To find ebooks on your topic, search the "Library Catalogs" section of Scholar OneSearch and limit to Books under Material Type in the left column, then limit to Full Text Online.


Oxford English Dictionary Online

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