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Resources for Linguistics students.

This guide serves as an introduction to the Linguistics resources provided by the Kathryn A. Martin Library. Each of the resources listed here is an excellent starting point for research in the field of Linguistics. However, this guide is by no means a complete list of resources. To see all the available Linguistics resources, visit the A-Z databases list. If you have any questions, you can contact a librarian from the box below.

Find Books

In order to find books, you can search the library catalog, which is linked in the box below. The catalog also contains ebooks, DVDs, videos, government documents, music recordings, scores, and teaching materials.

You may also want to browse these call number areas on the 4th floor of the library:

  • P98-98.5 Computational linguistics. Natural language processing
  • P99-99.4 Semiotics. Signs and symbols
  • P99.5-99.6 Nonverbal communication
  • P101-410 Language. Linguistic theory. Comparative grammar
  • P118-118.75 Language acquisition
  • P121-149 Science of language (Linguistics)
  • P201-299 Comparative grammar
  • P302-302.87 Discourse analysis
  • P306-310 Translating and interpreting
  • P321-324.5 Etymology
  • P325-325.5 Semantics
  • P326-326.5 Lexicology
  • P327-327.5 Lexicography
  • P375-381 Linguistic geography

If the library doesn't hold a book you're looking for, you can search WorldCat here: WorldCat -- UMD Students, Staff, and Faculty. Use WorldCat to find books, journals, articles, maps, music scores, sound recordings, films, theses/dissertations, machine-readable data files, and any other materials available in libraries worldwide. Request items through Interlibrary Loan using the ILLiad link on each item's record. 

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