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European Languages

Handbooks and Guides

The benefit to handbooks and guides is that they typically offer the reader an opportunity to survey and learn about a broad field of scholarship in a comprehensive way.  They give a snap shop of the discipline covered at the time the book is published.  Unlike a retrospective collection of articles, these guides are written or edited as a planned and intentional effort, with chapters and sections interrelating and complimenting one another and thereby tend to be more readable and integrated research works.

Good Starting Databases for European Language Linguistics

The following databases are good places to go to start researching your topic. Each database has a slightly different focus, so you might need to try out a couple of  databases before finding one that returns the sort of results you are looking for. 

Good Starting Journals for European Language Linguistics

The following are links to specific academic journals which are published and peer-reviewed by experts in the field. If you want tonarrow your search to a specific topic, country, or issue, finding a journal that publishes in that area can help.

Search the entire library catalog here.

Materials on Linguistics topics are found under the "P" category on the 3rd floor of the Chester Fritz Library. 

PB1-3029 Modern languages. Celtic languages  
PC1-5498 Romance
PD1-7159 Germanic 
PF1-5999 West Germanic 
PG1-9665 Slavic. Baltic. Albanian 
PH1-5490 Uralic. Basque