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Librarian-curated research guide for English resources.

Featured Books for Linguistics

The Wonders of Language: Or: How to Make Noises and Influence People
The Truth about Language: what it is and where it came from
Making Sense: the glamorous story of English grammar
The Routledge Handbook of Migration and Language
International Encyclopedia of Linguistics
Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics
Dictionary of American Regional English

Tips for Searching

Subject headings are often a more accurate and comprehensive way of searching for a topic than keyword searching. Subject headings can be found on the left-hand column of search results in the catalog, or at the end of a book's catalog entry.

Here are some sample subject searches:

Recommended Web Resources

Special Resources: Corpus Linguistics

Corpus linguistics is a method of linguistic research that uses corpora, or large databases of text, to analyze language use.