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Linguistics (NEW)

Linguistics is the study of languages

Journal Articel

Research articles are mainly published in Research Journals, which are available in print or online. You can find and access suggested online [Insert Subject] journals on the Key Journals tab, above on the right.

It is better to search across many journals using Journal Databases, some are included in the Key Journal Databases tab, above on the extreme right. You can also find and access online [Insert Subject] research articles using the Databases by Discipline option on the library's website. 

You can take a look at the video below to find out how to search for research articles and books using uKwazi

The library has subscribed to a selection of key journals in this subject area to cater to your research needs. These journals have been chosen to provide you with access to important and influential scholarly publications in the field.

Helpful Hint:

LibKey Nomad is a browser extension that connects users with library-licensed and open access full text articles. LibKey Nomad is available for Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Brave, and Vivaldi. When using LibKey Nomad, users are automatically directed to the best available version of an article so there is no need to search multiple places. When the full text is not available you will be provided with options to request the article through InterLibrary Loan (ILL). 

For a comprehensive tutorial on installing and utilising LibKey Nomad, please click here to visit the tutorial page. The tutorial will provide you with step-by-step instructions and guidance on effectively using this tool. 


Databases often contain multiple records and for the best results, you need to know how best to search the different databases.

The library provides access to a range of core databases specifically tailored to meet your research needs in this subject area. These databases have been carefully selected to ensure they offer valuable and relevant resources for your academic pursuits.

The library offers training sessions on database use and provides guides to some of the databases, links are below:

Additionally, feel free to reach out to me, your Faculty Librarian, for assistance. I am here to help you with any queries or support you may need in navigating these resources.

Print Journals

Search the online catalogue for all printed journals.

Current printed journals are kept in the Periodical Reading Room on Level 5.

-  Older issues are bound, and kept on Level 8

-  Journals are shelved alphabetically by title.

-  Journals may not be taken out of the library; photocopiers are available in the library.

-  If you need help, ask a librarian


What is an academic/peer-reviewed article?

Peer-reviewed or academic articles are articles written by academics/experts/researchers on a specific field of study. These articles usually contain a bibliography at the end of the article and information on the author’s academic qualifications and university at the beginning of the article.   Below is a list of electronic journals in your field of study.

Linguistics Journals via A-Z


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