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Encyclopedias and Reference Tools
International Encyclopedia of Linguistics This link opens in a new window
An interdisciplinary encyclopedia covering historical, comparative, formal, mathematical, functional, philosophical, and sociolinguistics.
International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences This link opens in a new window
More than 4,000 articles and 90,000 bibliographic references as well as comprehensive name and subject indexes. 2nd edition (2015).
SAGE Knowledge This link opens in a new window
Cross-searchable collection of more than 100 encyclopedias and handbooks from SAGE.
Routledge Encyclopedia of Linguistics This link opens in a new window
An A-Z reference of people, places, themes, and terms important to linguistics.
Credo Reference: Language
An online, cross-searchable collection containing dictionaries covering sociolinguistics, phonetics, slang, idioms, and word histories.