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Much of your research for your paper will come from scholarly journals located in databases.
On this page, you will find:
A tutorial teaching you how to use a database to find articles (middle column)
A tutorial teaching you the parts and pieces of a journal article (middle column)
Links to important databases for the field of Linguistics (left column)
A listing of recommended journals for the field of Linguistics (right column)
The following are direct links to all of the subscription databases for ECU Libraries on the subject of Linguistics.
Articles and Online Reference Materials
Communication and Mass Media Complete (CMMC)An extensive, searchable collection of books and journals pertaining to communications and media studies. For some titles, content is limited to abstracts only. Topics include: linguistics, rhetoric, broadcasting, and discourse. Content spans 1900 – Present.
MLA International BibliographyIndexes and abstracts articles on literature, languages, linguistics, and folklore from journals and series published worldwide. Also covers relevant books, essay collections, working papers, proceedings, dissertations, and bibliographies. Produced by the Modern Language Association. Years of Coverage: 1963 - Current
SocINDEX with Full TextAn extensive index of bibliographic information for sociology research. Provides records from leading sociology journals. Topics include: gender studies, criminal justice, social psychology, racial studies, religion and social work.
PsycINFOFrom the American Psychological Association (APA). Includes blend of abstracts, indexes and links to full-text of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations. Topics include: applied psychology, communication systems, developmental psychology, educational psychology, experimental human and animal psychology, personality, psychological and physical disorders, physiological psychology and neuroscience, professional personnel and issues, psychometrics and statistics, social psychology, social processes and issues, sports psychology and leisure and treatment and prevention. Ninety-seven percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed. Journal coverage includes international material selected from periodicals in multiple languages. Content spans 1597 – present. Click here for a guide to this database.
Education Research CompleteSupports multiple Research Clusters. Provides a bibliographic and full-text database covering scholarly research and information in all fields of education, from early childhood to higher education. Topics include: educational specialty fields, curriculum instruction, administration, policy, funding, and related social issues.
Blackwell Reference OnlineAuthoritative and up-to-date scholarship across the humanities and social sciences from Wiley-Blackwell’s collection of reference works.