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Linguistics Research Guide

Web Sites


Linguist List

A mailing list and website for linguists, The Linguist List provides information on language and linguistic analysis. The site hosts archives of more than 100 additional linguistics mailing lists and contains a database of language and language-family information and recommendations for digitizing data on endangered languages.

Mapping Atlanta's Linguistic Landscape
Map of languages spoken in Atlanta.

Linguistic Resources on the Internet

This page from SIL (Summer Institute of Linguistics) International bills itself as "a topically organized list of resources elsewhere on the Internet that may be of interest to the linguist." Covers the principal categories of linguistic research.

Ethnologue: Languages of the World

Online edition allows one to find information regarding geographic distribution of languages, languages of special interest, nearly extinct languages, etc. Browse by language name, language family, or country name. Includes maps.

Comparative Romance Linguistics Bibliographies

Contains on-line all previously published Newsletter bibliographies, indexed by year of publication and language. Current issues will be added as they are compiled yearly. The bibliographies are in MS Word format. Plans are underway to convert recent CRLN bibliographies to a searchable database.

Jewish Language Research Website

Descriptions of over a dozen Jewish languages, including fundamentals of their history, linguistics, and literature. Each language description - written by top scholars specifically for this site - includes a basic bibliography and a list of researchers of that language who have provided their contact information.