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CORPUS.BYU.EDU Seven Online Corpora
This site contains links to several free and searchable online corpora. Included are: the Corpus of Contemporary American English; the Corpus of Historical American English; the British National Co...
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Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics
The Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics offers a systematic and comprehensive treatment of all aspects of the history and study of the Hebrew language from its earliest attested form to...
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Indo-European Etymological Dictionaries Online
The Indo-European Etymological Dictionaries Online (IED Online) reconstructs the lexicon for the most important languages and language branches of Indo-European. It is a rich and voluminous online ...
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International Encyclopedia of Linguistics
Covers the full range of topics in linguistics, including applied, computational, historical, comparative, formal, mathematical, functional, philosophical, neurolinguistics and sociolinguistics. It...
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The LINGUIST List is dedicated to providing information on language and language analysis, and to providing the discipline of linguistics with the infrastructure necessary to function in the digita...
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LLBA (Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts)
1973 - present
LLBA provides abstracts of articles on linguistics and its sub-disciplines from approximately 2,000 serials published around the world, complemented with coverage of recent books, occasional papers...
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MLA International Bibliography (Literature)
1926 - present
The Modern Language Association International Bibliography indexes 4,000 periodicals in English and other languages as well as books, book chapters, and dissertations. Its subject matter includes c...
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Oxford Language Dictionaries Online
Languages available: French-English; English-French Currently featuring over 550,000 translations from the Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary, Fourth Edition, plus tools and resources such as gramma...
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Abbreviationes Online. Campus Edition
ca. AD 700 - ca. AD 1600
Abbreviationes is a database of Medieval Latin abbreviations, including more than 70,000 entries. It includes paleography and references to where the abbreviation can be found, as well both the abb...
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American Heritage Roget's Thesaurus
This dictionary-style thesaurus includes all synonym entries in one alphabetical list. Each entry is divided into different meanings of the term, with brief definitions and a full list of synonyms ...
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American Rhetoric: the Power of Oratory in the United States
This resource is dedicated to public communication and rhetoric of all kinds and includes a speech bank, movie speeches, audio figures of speech, the top 100 American political speeches of the 20th...
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Atlas of North American English
The Atlas of North American English provides the first overall view of the pronunciation and vowel systems of the dialects of the U.S. and Canada. The Atlas redefines the regional dialects of Ameri...
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Bedford Bibliography for Teachers of Writing
Extensive bibliography of composition and rhetoric resources (2003 6th ed. (electronic version). Includes information about rhetorical history, curriculum, literacy, course development, teaching of...
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Bibliographie der deutschen Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft (BDSL)
1985 - present
The Bibliographie der deutschen Sprache- und Literaturwissenschaft (BDSL) is a German-language periodical index and bibliography of other publications in all aspects of German language and literatu...
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British Humanities Index
1950s - present
BHI indexes and abstracts approximately 400 internationally respected humanities journals and weekly magazines published in the UK and other English speaking countries, as well as quality newspaper...
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Canoonet: German Dictionaries and Grammar
"Canoonet: German dictionaries and grammar" is an English-language site offering practical helps with German. Accessible via the sitemap (see link at the top of the splash page) are links to a numb...
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CERL Portal : Manuscripts and Early Printed Material
100 - 1830 AD
The CERL Portal gives access to descriptions of manuscripts of all periods and early printed materials (up to 1830) in collections in Europe, the United States and Australia. The Portal searches th...
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1995 - present
This dictionary-database represents the ongoing results of 20 years of research in East Asian pre-modern texts, from Zhou dynasty materials to nineteenth-century writings in China, Korea, Japan and...
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1939 - present
CompPile is a composition studies resource and an ongoing, searchable inventory of publications, blogs, new books and other resources in post-secondary composition, rhetoric, ESL, and technical wri...
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Corpus of Contemporary American English
1990 - present
The Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA) is the largest freely-available corpus of English. It was created by Mark Davies of Brigham Young University in 2008. Sources include popular maga...
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Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE)
The Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE) is a record of the regional variations of American English. It is different from other dictionaries in that it does not include words that are com...
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Dictionary of Old English: A to G Online
The Dictionary of Old English (DOE) defines the vocabulary of the first centuries (600-1150 A.D.) of the English language. It complements the Middle English Dictionary (which covers the period 1100...
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Dictionnaire Electronique des Synonymes (DES)
This is a computer-generated tool for identifying synonyms and quasi-synonyms in the French language. Functioning like a thesaurus -- but lacking subject indexing and devoid of quotes that would su...
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Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
Searchable, browsable, and with more than 300 entries, this work provides a comprehensive overview of communication theories based in a variety of disciplines. Current descriptions of theories are ...
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Encyclopedia of Language and Education
A multinational review of the field of language and education. More than 250 international contributors give coverage of early developments in their topic, major contributions, work in progress, pr...
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Encyclopedia of Rhetoric
The Encyclopedia of Rhetoric is a comprehensive survey of one of the Western world's oldest disciplines. Its 150 entries, written by leading scholars, bring together expertise in classical studies,...
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Fieldwork recordings--Dictionary of American Regional English
From 1965–1970, fieldworkers for the Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE) conducted interviews with nearly 3,000 “informants” in 1,002 communities across America. They visited residents i...
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French Etymology @ Globe-Gate
9th - 20th Centuries
This database is an ongoing collection of links to machine-readable files pertaining to etymologies of French words. Levels of treatment range from scholarly through didactic to haute vulgarisation...
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Germanistik Online Datenbank
1960 - present
Germanistik is the central international journal on the study of German Language and Literature, including peripheral fields. Now fifty years of German philology - the history of the discipline bot...
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Geïntegreerde Taal-Bank, De : Historische Woordenboeken op Internet
Provides access to five Dutch dictionaries: Woordenboek der Nederlandsche Taal (consisting of more than 430,000 entries of Dutch words from 1500 to 1976); Oudnederlands Woordenboek (500-1200); Vroe...
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1399 - 1940
Manuscripts from the Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTS) of New York. This site includes an invitation to other libraries to submit manuscripts for digitization for Jewish c...
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Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED)
Based on the OED, the Historical Thesaurus of the OED (HTOED) contains almost every word in English from Old English to the present, allowing users to explore words connected in meaning throughout ...
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In Principio (Latin)
The incipit or first words of a work, by virtue of its invariability, is the identity card of a text. In medieval European library inventories, where attributions of authorship and title of a work ...
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International Encyclopedia of Communication
This Encyclopedia includes the breadth of communication studies, including coverage of theories, media and communication phenomena, research methods, problems, concepts, and geographical areas. Edi...
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International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences
The International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences is a fully revised and updated second edition of the 2001 publication. It includes nearly 4000 articles curated by 71 section edit...
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Italinemo: riviste di italianistica nel mondo
2000- (updates vary)
Italianemo (an acronym for "Italianistica nel mondo") analyzes and indexes articles in Italian Studies appearing in journals published in or after the year 2000. It has versions in Italian and in E...
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Lexikon der Deutschen Krimi-Autoren: Internet-Edition
varies (updates vary)
H. P. Karr's Lexikon der deutschen Krimi-Autoren: Internet-Edition is a German-language bio-bibliography of over 120 German-speaking writers of mystery and detective fiction. The database includes ...
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Lin|gu|is|tik: Portal für Sprachwissenschaft
Resource directory covering all aspects of linguistics, from general topics to synchronous and diachronic linguistics to historical-comparative research, involving all main European languages as we...
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600 - 1500 AD
A database of medieval manuscripts (mostly in Greek or Latin) from the German-speaking areas of Europe. (Updated regularly)
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Middle English Compendium
1100 - 1500
The Middle English Compendium offers easy access to and interconnectivity among three major Middle English electronic resources: an electronic version of the Middle English Dictionary (MED), a Hype...
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Modern Language Association Language Map (MLA)
data from 2000 U.S., census
The MLA Language Map is intended for use by anyone interested in learning about the linguistic and cultural composition of the United States. The MLA Language Map uses data from the 2000 United Sta...
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New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics
This Encyclopedia assesses 106 national poetries, with coverage of every significant poetry tradition in the world. Updated for the times, gone are such entries as Negro poetry American; Afro-Ameri...
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OED Oxford English Dictionary
The OED contains the complete contents of the 20-volume Second Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary and three Additions volumes published from 1993-97. It also includes quarterly releases of wo...
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OVI: Opera del Vocabolario Italiano (ARTFL Project)
10th - 14th Centuries
The Opera del Vocabolario Italiano (OVI) is a searchable database of 22.3 million words (456,000 unique forms) in nearly 2000 texts in early Italian by medieval writers (mostly prior to 1375). Laid...
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Oxford Handbooks Online
Oxford Handbooks Online provides access to the full text of more than 190 plus titles published as part of the prestigious Oxford Handbooks series, plus specially commissioned keywords and abstract...
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Philological Museum: an Analytic Bibliography of On-Line Neo-Latin Titles
14th century - present
This is an ongoing bibliography of writings in Latin in all disciplines from the fourteenth century onward whose digitizations are freely available on the Web. Entries are arranged alphabetically b...
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PsycINFO (Psychological Abstracts)
1800s - present
This database from the American Psychological Association (APA) contains more than three million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical repor...
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The Rhetorica Network offers analysis and commentary about the rhetoric, propaganda, biases, and spin of journalism. This site features the Media Rhetoric Journal web log, comprehensive news media ...
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Thesaurus Linguae Graecae Online (TLG)
8th century BCE - 1453 CE
This is a digital library which contains most literary texts written in Greek from Homer (8th century BCE) to the fall of Byzantium (1453 CE). Its goal is to create a comprehensive digital library ...
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Thesaurus of Old English
5th to mid-12th Century
This is a thesaurus of Old English, searchable by either modern or Old English terms. There is also a Browse feature. An Old English phrase search is included. TOE Online is an electronic version o...
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Words in Progress
8th century BCE - 7th century CE
The WiP – Words in Progress website is an online freely consultable database that represents an on-going supplement to the major currently used dictionaries of Ancient and Byzantine Greek and seeks...
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