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LIN 208 / NAT 208: Indigenous Languages: Their Past, Present, and Future (Spring 2024): Home

Using this Research Guide

This guide is intended to point you to websites, books, periodicals, and databases that will help you to complete locate sources for your biblkigraphy projects for LIN 208. Feel free to contact subject librarian Patrick Williams if you have questions

Reference eBooks in Linguistic Studies & Indigenous Issues

If you encounter terms or concepts about which you need some additional background information or context, consider searching in the reference ebooks linked below. 

Other eBooks for Language Research

Databases for Language Research in Academic Journals & other sources

Primary Databases for Linguistic Studies Research 

If you are having trouble finding mention of your language, consider searching SUMMON, the library's search interface to all databases simultaneously. This will include print and ebooks, news, popular content, video, and other sources you may not find elsewhere. 

Other Library collections and subscription resources

Resources for research citations on the open web (cut and paste article titles into SUMMON, linked above, for library access). 

Websites for Language Research

In some cases, external resources or references listed in Ethnologue & Glottolog will only include citations, and will not have direct links to full text. In those cases, take the title of the article and search in SUMMON, the database of library subscribed databases, to see if we have access. 

Books on Indigenous Languages