Books offer breadth and depth of coverage on a topic that is not available from other, shorter formats. Despite their length, books may be a good resource for this project and there is no need to read an entire book. If researching a linguist who has been particularly influential, you may find books written about them and their work.
Locate books available from UW and our partner libraries in UW Libraries Search. In Advanced Search:
Limit search to books and ebooks: In the Show only drop-down menu, select UW Libraries + Summit
Find books by a linguist: Change Any field to Author/creator
Find books about a linguist: Change Any field to Subject
Because of their length, books can feel more daunting to approach than shorter forms of scholarship. Consider these steps when using a book for your research.