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Research Starter: Linguistics

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Linguistics Research

Language Resources

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Linguistics Books


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Research Tips for Linguistics

Tip #1

  • Be creative when searching for linguistics research. As a multi-faceted discipline, you may find linguistics research in databases related to language, education, communication, psychology, sociology, and even the health sciences.

Tip #2

  • Brainstorm your key words early in your research process.  Knowing which linguistic term(s) best define your research topic will help you find the most relevant sources. 

Tip #3

  • Pay attention to the bibliography or reference list in the sources you find. These can lead to you to similar high-quality research. They can also help you identify key scholars on your topic.