Please view this video and read the handout and check through other resources on this page and attempt to search the recommended databases. Please bring all your questions/issues about your Literature Search along to class in week 4 when Faculty Librarians Jane and/or Jing will be attending.
This video is from a 2020 class presentation and includes equivalent information even though some resources may look slightly different. Duration is about 25 minutes. It is recommended viewing and will help explain many of the resources provided via this Library Guide.
Covering all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is also given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics. Coverage: Some full text is available through linking to subscribed journals.
JCR provides Impact Factors for all the journals indexed by Web of Science. Impact Factor allows for the comparison and ranking of journals within the same discipline. The Impact Factor only measures the interest of other researchers in an article, not its importance and usefulness. More information about Impact Factors.
Scopus is a multidisciplinary abstract and citation database. It covers a large number of peer-reviewed journals in the scientific, technical, medical and social science fields, from an extensive range of international publishers. Also indexed are open access journals, conference proceedings, book series and trade publications, as well as patent records. References go back to 1996, while abstracts go back further. Linking to full-text articles is available.
Tutorial style information providing in depth explanations about JCR and other citation impact products from Clarivate. Journal Citation Reports® offers a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world's leading journals, with quantifiable, statistical information based on citation data.