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Linguistics: Finding Journal Articles

Explore library resources related to Linguistics.

Core Databases

Use the main website's search and Scout (found top-left under "research tools") to simultaneously search multiple database and catalogs for articles, books, and more. For more focused searching, try the following databases.

Multidisciplinary Databases

The study of Linguistics can encompass many disciplines. Listed here are some major resources that cover many subject areas. For a comprehensive list, use the subject guide on the Libraries' Databases Page.

Subject Databases

French encompasses many disciplines. Listed here are some major subject-specific resources. For a comprehensive list, use the subject guide on the Libraries' Databases Page.

Evaluating Journals

Want to know if the journal you're looking at is influential? Check out these advanced resources for comprehensive data on literature and social science journals.

Searching in Scout

This video is an introduction to basic search functions in Scout, the University of Alabama Libraries' all-in-one discovery tool. Topics include what SCOUT searches, searching for keywords, navigating the results page, interpreting short and long records, saving searches and records, downloading resources, and using limiters to refine results.

This video covers some advanced search functions and concepts in Scout, UA Libraries' all-in-one discovery tool. Topic include search fields, boolean operators, controlled vocabulary, subject terms, search modes, smarttext searching, limiters, and using search history.

Interlibrary Loan

This video demonstrates how to use our Interlibrary Loan service when you need a book that is not in our collection, or an article from a journal we don't subscribe to.

Finding E-Journals

Looking for a specific electronic journal or e-book? This video covers how to search for E-Journals, E-Books, and other E-Resources provided by University of Alabama Libraries.