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Reference Books in the WCC Library

Chalker, Sylvia and Edmund Weiner. The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar. New York: Oxford, 1994. WCC REF PE1097 .C47 1994

Crystal, David. The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1987. WCC REF P29 C64 1987

Hartman, R.R. and F. C. Stork. Dictionary of Language and Linguistics. London: Applied Science, 1972. WCC REF P29 H34 1972b

International Ecyclopedia of Communications. New York: Oxford, 1989.
WCC REF P87.5 .I5 1989 v.1-4.

International Encyclopedia of Linguistics. William Bright, ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.
WCC REF P29 .I58 1991 v.1-4.

Martin, Samuel E. A Reference Grammer of Japanese. New Haven: Yale, 1975.

The Oxford English Dictionary. 2nd Ed. New York: Oxford University, 1989.
WCC REF PE1625 .O87 1991

Pei, Pario. Glossary of Linguistic Terminology. Garden City, NY: Anchor, 1966.

The Linguistics Encyclopedia. Kirsten Malmkjær, ed. New York: Routledge, 1991.
WCC REF P29 .L52 1991

The Oxford Companion to the English Language. Tom McArthur, ed. New York: Oxford, 1992.
WCC REF PE1087 .O9 1992

Recommended Resources

McWhorter, John. H. The Story of Human Language. Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., 2004.
WCC Main DVD 317 P140.M39 2004d

McCrum, Robert, William Cran and Robert MacNeil. The Story of English. New York: Viking, 1986.
WCC Main PE1075 .M58 1986

McCrum, Robert, William Cran and Robert MacNeil. The Story of English. Chicago, IL : PMI/Films Incorporated, c1982.
WCC Main PE1075 .S7 1982 Pt 1-9

MacNeil, Robert and William Cran. Do You Speak American? New York: Doubleday, 2005. WCC Main PE2808 .M26 2005

Find other books, videos, sound recordings, etc., in the UH Libraries with the Hawaii Voyager Catalog.

Journal and Magazine Articles

Use Academic Search Premier from EBSCO to find magazine and journal articles.

You might also try Google Scholar, though many articles it links to are either for sale or unavailable. The good news is that an article you find a referece to in Google Scholar may be available through the WCC Library's subscription databases. See a librarian to get help in tracking down promising articles.

Web Sites

The Linguist List
An extensive directory of online linguistics and language informationresources.
Merriam-Webster Online [Dictionary]
Based on the Mirriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary. Thesaurus, and pronunciation sound files.
Proto Indo European Language Demonstration and Exploration Website
Uses words for counting, animals, etc. to "examine some of the evidence for the past existence of the Proto Indo-European language, based on common words in the languages found in and around Europe and India".
Ulukau: The Hawaiian Electronic Library
Includes several Hawaiian, Hawaiian-English, and Hawaiian place name dictionaries.
Updated Aug 21, 2006