Linguistic Bibliography Online

Linguistic Bibliography Online contains over 560,000 detailed bibliographical descriptions of linguistic publications on general and language-specific theoretical linguistics. While the bibliography aims to cover all languages of the world, particular attention is given to the inclusion of publications on endangered and lesser-studied languages. Publications in any language are collected, analyzed and annotated (using a state-of-the-art system of subject and language keywords) by an international team of linguists and bibliographers from all over the world. With a tradition of over seventy years, and over 20,000 references added annually, the Linguistic Bibliography remains the most comprehensive bibliography for every scholar and student of linguistics.

Online and print
The online database Linguistic Bibliography Online includes all bibliographical references of the printed yearbooks 1993-present, as well as additional materials which are exclusive to the online version (e.g. online resources). New bibliographical descriptions on the latest linguistic publications are added to the online database on a monthly basis. Annual volumes of the Linguistic Bibliography continue to be published in print by Brill.

Key Features
- Contains over 560,000 bibliographical references
- Links to full-text and library services
- DOI links and abstracts increasingly available
- Monthly updates with ± 20,000 new references added per year
- Compiled, analyzed, and annotated by an international team of specialists
- Includes publications written in 140+ languages (translations provided wherever relevant)
- Simple, full-text search and advanced search
- 1,000+ subject keywords and 4,200+ language keywords
- Save, print and email bibliographic references
- Export citations in various formats to compile and refine your own bibliography

Subjects included in Linguistic Bibliography:
- all languages and language families
- theoretical linguistics
- biographical data on linguists (e.g. biographies, obituaries)

Publication forms included in Linguistic Bibliography:
- books: monographs and edited volumes incl. Festschriften and conference proceedings
- articles from journals incl. e-journals and open access
- chapters from edited volumes
- short research notes and squibs
- reviews and review articles
- bibliographies
- PhD dissertations
- textbooks and handbooks catered to students
- online resources
- obituaries
- dictionaries on lesser studied languages
- primary sources and language documentation, especially of lesser studied languages, e.g. corpora, vocabularies

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Compiled and edited by Anne Aarssen, René Genis and Eline van der Veken

Advisory Board:
Willem Adelaar (Leiden University)
Peter Austin (SOAS/ELAP)
Bernard Comrie (MPI/EVA and the University of California Santa Barbara)
William Croft (University of New Mexico)
Mark Janse (Ghent University)
Christian Lehmann (University of Erfurt)
Linguists studying any aspect of general linguistics, individual languages or language families. Scholars and institutions who like to keep abreast of publications in the field of endangered languages and minority languages.
"The Permanent International Committee of Linguists and publisher Brill deserve our wholehearted praise for continuing and enhancing this splendid annual - essential for university libraries either in print or online - and for the welcome developments to the online service. Bravo!" – H.G.A. Hughes, Corwen, UK, in: Reference Reviews, 23/7 (2009)

On the print edition:
"The BL/LB is, since its start, a bibliography covering the entire, continuously extending and diversifying field of the language sciences, with reference to all known language families and languages, past and present. As such it is a unique and indispensable reference tool for linguists, and a research instrument that belongs in any respectable linguistics library." – Pierre Swiggers, in: Historiographia Linguistica, 43/3 (2016)
"The merits of the Linguistic Bibliography cannot be underestimated since its reliability and precision and the ample information it provides are unsurpassed." – E.F.K. Koerner, in: Historiographia Linguistica, 34/2-3 (2007)

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