A major reference work drawing together 124 new contributions from leading scholars in the field of phonology, the Companion represents a diverse range of approaches and methodologies to the key phenomena in phonological research.
1983-present. Indexes reviews of current fiction and non-fiction, and provides review excerpts and over 100,000 full text reviews. As of Spring 2008 included 1,300,000 reviews covering over 550,000 books
1905-1982. Excerpts from and citations to book reviews from 1905 to 1982 to fiction and nonfiction, reference works, textbooks, and children's books in the arts, humanities, social sciences, science and technology, and general interest
Begun in the early 1920s and still in progress, CAD is an invaluable source for the study of the civilizations of the ancient Near East--their history, culture, politics, poetry, and scientific achievements.
1861-present. Database of citations to doctoral dissertations & master's theses from 1,000+ universities. Abstracts for dissertations 1980-present; master's theses 1988-present. Full-text of most UC dissertations published 1996 and later.
The focus of this 10-volume work is on language policy, acquisition, testing, ecology, and socialization; literacies; discourse; bilingual education; knowledge about language; and research methods. research methods.
Its 150 entries bring together expertise in classical studies, philosophy, literature, literary theory, cultural studies, speech, communications and performance studies in a comprehensive treatment of the art of persuasion.
The Foundation for Endangered Languages supports, enables and assists the documentation, protection and promotion of endangered languages. This website announces its varied activities, and includes its newsletter Ogmios and details of its conferences.
Contains approx. 8000 French terms and 8000 English linguistic terms; it does not define the terms but simply gives the equivalent(s) in the other language. Lexical and semantic relationships are displayed for many of the terms in both languages.
Definitions of over 100,000 slang words in the English language from the past 5 centuries. Each word is authenticated by fully referenced citations to examples of its usage in print sources. First published in 2010 by Oxford University Press. Also known a
Ed. by Nikolas Coupland, publ. by Wiley-Blackwell (2010), The Handbook of Language and Globalization brings together important new studies of language and discourse in the global era, consolidating a vibrant new field of sociolinguistic research.
Includes many of the most important academic journals in the humanities with the full text of articles from over 300 periodicals dating back to 1995, and high-quality indexing for almost 700 journals—of which 470 are peer-reviewed—dating as far back as 1984.
From April 1, 2015, the UC San Diego Library has arranged for a two-year trial period of over 26,000 videos available through Kanopy. The videos come from leading producers such as the BBC, California Newsreel, Criterion Collection, First Run Features, Kino Lorber and PBS, with more content added each year. Many of the films are from independent and specialty producers, with a focus on documentary films. Use is limited to currently enrolled UCSD students, employees, and faculty, staff. Faculty may screen these films in the classroom and they may also be used across campus to non-paying audiences, such as organizations and clubs, training, and in residence life.
Explains all the key terms and concepts that a student of semantics is likely to encounter in an undergraduate course. Also includes a section on key thinkers in semantics and a bibliography of classic readings for further reference.
Hundreds of free language-learning lessons, games, and activities, including flash cards and dictionaries. Currently limited to learning Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish. Not all content is free.
The primary database of citations to journal articles, monographs, book chapters, and dissertations in the fields of non-Classical literatures and folklore. Important source for linguistics and non-technical aspects of theater & film. Ca. 1890-present.
With over 200 entries, written by leading academics from around the world, this resource captures the rich complexity of pragmatics in an accessible manner. Edited by Louise Cummings. Published in 2009 by Routledge.
Holdings of the UCSD Libraries: books, government documents, videos, journal/magazine subscriptions, much more. Articles in journals not listed; use article databases instead. Shows online links where available
Offers a comprehensive review of translation studies as an academic discipline. Examines various forms of translation and interpreting, research topics, theoretical issues and the history of translation in various parts of the world.
"The Routledge Handbook of World Englishes" by Andy Kirkpatrick (published 2010) constitutes a comprehensive introduction to the study of world Englishes drawing on the expertise of leading authors within the field.
The series publishes papers on language and culture, especially as related to lesser-known and endangered languages. Subject areas include linguistics, sociolinguistics, anthropology, translation, literacy and education, language learning, and computing.
View latest Table of Contents (TOCs) from scholarly journals. Service is free. Includes over 12,000 scholarly journal TOCs from over 400 publishers. Link to full text of articles (where institutional or personal subscription allows) Set up account to...
Information about language endangerment and the need to safeguard the world's linguistic diversity; a tool to monitor the status of endangered languages and the trends in linguistic diversity at the global level.
This free resource provides information about 2500 languages that are in danger or actually extinct since 1950, including the number of speakers, degree of endangerment, relevant policies and projects, sources, ISO codes and geographic coordinates.
Search here for a comprehensive list of multinational companies operating around the world. The two databases are great for company research and for identifying possible internship or job prospects. Called Directory of American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries and Directory of Foreign Firms Operating in the United States, they may be searched by country, region, state, zip/ostal code, industry, etc.