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Electronic Books

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The Emergence of Pidgin and Creole Languages - Jeff Siegel
Call Number: Electronic Book
Publication Date: 2008

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Language, Culture, and Society - Zdenek Salzmann
Call Number: E-Book
Publication Date: 2011

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I Am a Linguist - Robert M. W. Dixon
Call Number: Electronic Book
Publication Date: 2010

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An Introduction to Linguistics and Language Studies - Anne McCabe
Call Number: Electronic Book
Publication Date: 2011


Introduction to the Study of Language


Films on Demand

Over 14,000 educational videos are available through Films on Demand. There are 265 film segments on Linguistics. Click on the picture to check out a sample film

Birth & Death: the Life Cycle of a Language is part of the series Speaking In Tongues (47 minutes). 

Requires UH user name and password.


Print Books in the Library

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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language - David Crystal
Call Number: Reference P29 .C64 1997
Publication Date: 1997

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A Companion to the History of the English Language - Haruko Momma (Editor)
Call Number: General Collection PE1072 .C56 2008
Publication Date: 2008

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International Encyclopedia of Linguistics - William Bright (Editor)
Call Number: Reference P29 .I58 1991
Publication Date: 1992


Find Journal Articles

EBSCO Academic Search Complete

A multi-disciplinary database that provides full-text for over 8,500 journals. This is the major database for UH system users that covers multiple subjects. You must have a valid UH student number to access off-campus.



NY Times Articles on Language

News about Language and Languages, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.


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