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Linguistics: Reference

Reference Works

Reference works are a good source to go to find out background information on a topic or to look up a quick fact.  This page will combine both online and print reference works.   Most of the print reference works will be located on the ground floor of King, in the IMC. 

Online Reference Works

MLA Style

MLA Style Quick Guide (from NMU)

MLA Handbook Call Number LB2369.G53 2009

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Print Reference Works

Print reference books related to the study of Linguistics are on the ground floor of King, in the IMC.

Here are a couple of basic titles that you might find helpful:

Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Language Sciences edited by Patrick Colm Hogan.  P29 .C28 2011

Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics edited by Keith Brown.  P29 .E48 2006

Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary edited by Christian Kay. Two volumes.  PE1591 .H55 2009

Key Terms in Linguistics by Howard Jackson.  P29.5 .J33 2007

The Routledge Concise Compendium of the World's Languages by George L. Campbell and Gareth King.  P371 .C37 2011

The Routledge Linguistics Encyclopedia edited by Kirsten Malmkjaer.  P29 .R67 2010

World Atlas of Language Structures by Martin Haspelmath.  P143 .W67 2005 Atlas stand