Linguistics, TESOL & Translation

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For most assignments in linguistics and translation, our Discovery Service will give you enough articles to work with. This short video shows you how to get the best from Discovery. 

Sometimes, however, you may want to try specific databases or journals - perhaps your lecturer has recommended particular sources as a good way of finding articles or perhaps you just want fewer articles to look at. This section lists key sources relevant to Linguistics and Translation.

Search details of over 73,000 entries about translation and interpreting in a database coordinated by Javier Franco at the University of Alicante. New entries are added quarterly.

fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

A key source for tracking down articles on a broad range of journalism and media topics.

Good for any topics on language and communication issues, plus newspapers and TV, including subtitling


fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

JSTOR is best known as an academic journal archive containing thousands of articles on a wide range of subjects. To find the most recent years, you will need to search other databases like Discovery or go to the journal sites themselves. JSTOR also contains ebooksresearch reports and 1000+ collections of images and primary sources from libraries, museums and archives around the world. 

For some tips on searching JSTOR, watch this short video. You can also use JSTOR's Text Analyzer to find other documents or keywords relevant to your research. If you use JSTOR a lot, it's worth setting up a free, personal account so that you can use JSTOR's Workspace to store articles and notes.  

JSTOR includes a good selection of articles about literature and language teaching

fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

JSTOR started as a journal archive but it now offers much more. Jump straight to the articles and chapters on JSTOR which are most useful for Language, Linguistics and Literature topics. You will also find tips about using JSTOR and carrying out research.

fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

The world's largest database covering literature, language, linguistics and translation but also good for TESOL.

Watch this video for a quick overview and this video provides tips on searching more effectively


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