"[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.
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.
DARE is a multi-volume reference work that documents words, phrases, and pronunciations that vary from one place to another place across the United States. The digital version transforms the dictionary into an interactive, multimedia tool that benefits scholarly inquiry and general curiosity.
JSTOR is a database consisting of full-text articles from scholarly, peer-reviewed journals from nearly every discipline taught at Calvin. Coverage for each journal begins with the first volume, with coverage ending for most titles three and five years ago. A growing number of journals now have coverage up to the present!
"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."