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Freely editable multilingual encyclopedia "for linguists by linguists" containing definitions of linguistics terminology, survey articles, biographical articles and language articles.
Online Linguistics Reference
International Encyclopedia of Linguistics (online) by
Publication Date: 2003 (2nd ed.)
Coverage of contemporary linguistics, including historical, comparative, formal, mathematical, functional, and philosophical linguistics with special attention given to interrelations within branches of linguistics and to relations of linguistics with other disciplines (sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, etc.) and along with interdisciplinary work in language and literature, and more.
The Routledge Linguistics Encyclopedia (online) by
Publication Date: 2010 (3rd ed.)
Covers the major and subsidiary areas of linguistics and applied linguistics. It includes seventy nine entries providing coverage of the topics and sub-topics of the field. It is suitable for specialists and non-specialists alike.
Encyclopedia of Semiotics (online) by
Publication Date: 1998
Comprehensive reference guide to concepts in semiotics, sign theory, and cultural studies. Entries by leading scholars in a variety of fields survey the study of signs and symbols in human culture. Articles cover key concepts, theories, theorists, schools of thought, and issues in communications, cognition, and cultural theory.
A Dictionary of Sociolinguistics (online) by
Publication Date: 2004
Explains sociolinguistic theories, concepts, and terminology with minimal jargon. Accommodates a broad interpretation of sociolinguistics, including macro- and micro-sociolinguistics and a range of approaches within variationist, interactional, critical, and applied traditions.
Oxford Bibliographies: Linguistics
Authoritative research guides to language and linguistics from Oxford University. Numerous annotated bibliographies extensively cover linguistic topics, language disciplines and linguistic subfields, world languages, etc.