From the Preface: "A to Zoo can be used to obtain information about children's picture books in two ways: to learn the titles, authors, and illustrators of books on a particular subject, such as 'dragons' or 'weddings'; or to ascertain the subject (or subjects) when only the title, author and title, or illustrator and title are known." Now in its seventh edition, this is a standard reference source for picture books.
"[P]rovides the first overall view of the pronunciation and vowel systems of the dialects of the U.S. and Canada. The Atlas re-defines the regional dialects of American English on the basis of sound changes active in the 1990s and draws new boundaries reflecting those changes." Sound samples and other supplementary multimedia material are available on an accompanying CD-ROM and website.
Contains thousands of works of English language classic fiction, nonfiction, and reference works, including Bartlett's quotations and the 18 volume Cambridge History of English and American Literature.
This accessible one-volume encyclopedia is organized into eleven sections, representing major themes in language study, such as popular ideas about language, the structure of language, and child language acquisition.
Similar in format and style to the Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language (same editor), this resource is organized into six parts, with topics such as the history of English, vocabulary, grammar, and the use of the English language.
A biographical guide featuring performers, directors, writers, producers, designers, managers, choreographers, technicians, composers, executives, dancers, and critics in the United States and Great Britain.
In 8 volumes. "Each volume of the ELE deals with a single, substantial subject in the language and education field...Each book-length volume provides more than 20 state-of-the-art topic reviews of the literature."
Essay and General Literature Index offers
access to essays contained in numerous anthologies
and collections. Single and multi-author collections are
indexed along with other select annuals and serials. Coverage
spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences, including
literary works, art history, drama, and film from 1985-current.
A major UK web portal for the finest Arts and Humanities web resources for education and research. More than 18,000 sites have been selected and evaluated by a network of subject specialists and made available through an intuitive search interface.
An indispensable resource for scholars and
students of literary theory and discourse.
It includes almost 300 alphabetically arranged entries and subentries
on critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and the
critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and
"The LINGUIST List is dedicated to providing information on language and language analysis, and to providing the discipline of linguistics with the infrastructure necessary to function in the digital world."
The online version of LRGis based on the fifth print edition and is updated regularly. It includes over 1,000 entries, which refer to nearly
1,600 additional books, articles, and electronic resources. Full text reviews are also included. This is a good collection development tool as well as an excellent roadmap of the literary research process for upper-level students through faculty.
This resource provides excerpts from the criticism of the works of fifteenth- through eighteenth-century novelists, poets, playwrights, and philosophers, from the first published critical appraisals to current evaluations.
Now a ProQuest database, the MLA International Bibliography is a subject index for books, articles and websites published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. It dates back to 1925 and contains over 2.2 million citations from more than 4,400 periodicals.