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LANGUAGES AND LINGUISTICS - DATABASES

Databases are excellent sources of good quality information. Below are a range of databases relevant to Languages and Linguistics.

  • Box of Broadcasts (BOB): Innovative shared online off-air TV and radio recording service for UK higher and further education institutions. Choose and record any broadcast programme from 60+ TV and radio channels, schedule recordings in advance, edit programmes into clips, create playlists, embed clips into VLEs, share what you are watching with others and search a growing archive of material. Discover more about BoB National features by viewing their Video Tutorials.
  • JSTOR: Provides access to the full text of many core journals in English and Drama. JSTOR is searchable by author and subject.
  • MLA International Bibliography and Periodicals Directory: Provides a subject index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. [Senate House Library]
  • Oxford Reference: An Online reference that brings together 2 million digitized entries across Oxford’s Dictionaries, Companions andEncyclopedias. Best for checking a fact or finding key information on a person, concept, or term.
  • Project MUSE: Provides full-text access to over 300 journals in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: search for dissertations and theses from across the world. [Senate House Library]
  • Scopus: Multi-disciplinary database containing the citations and abstracts of peer-reviewed literature. This database lists the number of times a work has been cited in other works and provides direct links to the abstracts of citing works. Access to full-text subscription content where available at QMUL Library via "library- check full text" button. Video Tutorial
  • Web of Science: Multi-disciplinary database containing the citations and abstracts of peer-reviewed literature. This database lists the number of times a work has been cited in other works and provides direct links to the abstracts of citing works. Access to full-text subscription content where available at QMUL Library via "library- check full text" button. Video Tutorial

The databases listed above are only a small part of the database collections at QMUL and Senate House Libraries. You can find the full list of databases available at QMUL via the Library's A-Z List of Electronic Journals and Databases. If the topic you are studying crosses a number of different subject areas, you may find it helpful to check the other Library Subject Guide pages for useful resources, contacts and information.

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