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Linguistics: Home

A research guide to finding books, articles, and other resources in Linguistics

Advice for Online Students

There may be times when you cannot come to the library during this semester, but the library is still here to help you! If you need a section of a book in the library's collection scanned and emailed to you, complete the digitization request form. Check here for more information on accessing library resources.

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Welcome to the Linguistics Guide

A piece of an old newspaper page, showing part of the Cherokee syllabary

Detail of the Cherokee "Alphabet" (syllabary) by Sequoyah

Welcome! This guide will help you get started with your research in Linguistics. Check the tabs above for tips on finding articles, books, and more. 

Need assistance?  Feel free to contact me. I'm here to help!

You can also get help at the Simpson Library Reference Desk in-person, by phone (540-654-1148), by email ( or chat.