Linguistics Abstracts



ROAD resources covered by Linguistics Abstracts:



Category of service: Indexing and abstracting databases

Owner:  Wiley-Blackwell

Creation date: 1985



DescriptionDesigned to revolutionize research and teaching by giving immediate access to more than 120,000 abstracts from over 800 linguistics journals published since 1985.


Disciplines covered: main aspects of linguistics such as anthropological linguistics, clinical linguistics, comparative linguistics, computational and statistical linguistics, dialectology, discourse analysis, educational linguistics, ethnolinguistics, geolinguistics, grammar, historical linguistics, mathematical linguistics, morphology, eurolinguistics,philosophical linguistics, phonetics, phonology, pragmatics, psycholinguistics, reading and writing studies, semantics, sociolinguistics, stylistics and syntax.

Type of resources covered: journals

Geographic coverage: international

Coverage dates: 1956 - present

Number of publications covered: around 800 journals

Number of abstracts in the database: more than 120,000

Language of the abstracts: abstracts published in the languages they were originally written in as well as English, for example, Russian, Bulgarian, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Korean and Chinese.

Selection criteria:  the articles must be linguistic in nature