Encyclopedias: Linguistics

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Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics [Rutgers Restricted]
Encompasses "the range of research on language-related problems that arise in the real-world contexts where languages are learned and used." Electronic version of the print resource. "Includes a wealth of additional material, including sound files, and direct links to cross referenced articles."

Encyclopedia of Bilingual Education [Rutgers Restricted]
Explores the "subject from multiple perspectives: its history, policy, classroom practice, instructional design, and research bases. Shows connections between bilingual education and related subjects, such as linguistics, education equity issues, socio-cultural diversity, and the nature of demographic change in the United States. Documents the history of bilingual education in the last half of the 20th century and summarizes its roots in earlier periods. Discusses important legislation and litigation documents" Electronic version of the 2 volumes print resource.

Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics [Rutgers Restricted]
"Offers a systematic and comprehensive treatment of all aspects of the history and study of the Hebrew language from its earliest attested form to the present day."

Encyclopedia of Language and Education [Rutgers Restricted]
"In this third, fully revised edition, the 10 volume Encyclopedia of Language and Education offers the newest developments, including an entirely new volume of research and scholarly content, essential to the field of language teaching and learning in the age of globalization."

Omniglot: The Online Encyclopedia of Writing Systems & Languages
A guide to alphabetic, syllabic, logographic, and other writing systems with links to related language resources.