Reliable linguistic sources online?

This is our main forum. Here, anything related to languages and linguistics can be discussed.

Moderator: Forum Administrators

xBlackHeartx
Posts: 91
Joined: 2017-02-23, 22:11
Country: US United States (United States)

Reliable linguistic sources online?

Postby xBlackHeartx » 2019-01-07, 14:57

I'm currently taking a research class at my local college. I would like to do an essay on linguistics, if my teacher would allow it. But I haven't asked her if I can take that topic, because I don't know what I could cite as sources. Most of what I know has come from wikipedia, my own assessments, and discussions with other linguists. The closest thing to an actual linguistic book I've read is the LCK, the Advanced Language Construction, and recently The Art of Invented Languages. Seeing as David Peterson has a master's degree, I would assume that book is reliable, though I don't know how much 'linguistic' material I could actually get out of it.

User avatar
linguoboy
Posts: 23026
Joined: 2009-08-25, 15:11
Real Name: Da
Location: Chicago
Country: US United States (United States)

Re: Reliable linguistic sources online?

Postby linguoboy » 2019-01-07, 15:35

The nice thing about Wikipedia is that all articles are required to be backed up with citations and the sources are given at the end of every article. Some of the sources are accessible for free online (such as many of the scholarly papers), others you should be able to find at your college library either in their permanent collection or through interlibrary loan.
"Richmond is a real scholar; Owen just learns languages because he can't bear not to know what other people are saying."--Margaret Lattimore on her two sons

JohnBrooke
Posts: 5
Joined: 2019-04-13, 6:54
Real Name: John Brooke
Gender: male

Re: Reliable linguistic sources online?

Postby JohnBrooke » 2019-06-04, 4:53

https://www.academia.edu may be a very good source of Linguistics materials, research papers.

Apart from that, Stanford resource is also worth. https://nlp.stanford.edu/links/linguistics.html


Return to “General Language Forum”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot] and 1 guest