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Linguistics: Books, Ebooks & Dissertations

Subject guide for Linguistics

Introduction to Books and Ebooks

Maya Scribe

Scholarly books and book chapters are some of the best sources on history, literature, popular culture and cultural traditions and other humanities and social sciences based topics. For this reason, you will find records for books, book chapters, and dissertations as well as journal articles in many of the databases available to you at the Pollak Library and listed under Articles in this guide.

Look for books in our library using OneSearch. Books are arranged in the library by Library of Congress Call Number


Find Books with OneSearch

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Use OneSearch to find books, ebooks and media in the Pollak Library collection as well as other CSU libraries. You can also use OneSearch to access My Library Card to view the status of your library account.


Find books, ebooks, dissertations and theses, and other materials for Linguistics topics

Books, dissertations, theses, and published proceedings are important resources for Linguistics researchers. Using WorldCat (OCLC) can expand the network of available resources beyond our library's holdings. Dissertations & Theses (Proquest) contains digitized doctoral dissertations and masters theses and may be the only source for getting started on in a Linguistics area. They also have in-depth bibliographies to data mine. Please note that many of the "article" databases listed in the next tab to the right, also contain records for books and proceedings. To find the full text, links in these databases take you to OneSearch, which is now a one-stop for requesting books, articles and other materials that we do not own or have access to. You can also use ILLIAD directly -- link below -- to request items.