Last Updated: May 2, 2013
Finding the Full Text in a Database Search
The button will appear on a record if the article's full text is not available within a particular database.
Click on the button and a window will pop up showing if we have access to the full text in another online database or in print. If it is not in our collection at all, you will be offered an Interlibrary Loan form.
Note: the suggested subject terms differ for each database. See below*
The ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) database indexes Education research, and is a good source for material on teaching languages and the language arts.
*ESL articles are indexed under the term "English (Second Language)"
- Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
Covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics.
*LLBA uses the subject term "English as a Second Language".
The MLA International Bibliography covers world literature, languages, linguistics and folklore. Types of materials indexed include journal articles, books, and dissertations.
*The MLA database uses the subject term "ESL".
- JSTOR Advanced Search
Archives of complete journal runs. You can limit by discipline to search only Linguistics journals.
*JSTOR default search is uncontrolled full text.
- JSTOR Linguistics Journals
Browse the Linguistics journals available in JSTOR.
Try these for a multidisciplinary topic or a broader perspective on your topic.
- Academic Search Premier
Thousands of scholarly journals in all disciplines, many of them full text.
- Proquest Research Library
Indexing for about 4,000 journals, magazines, and newspapers, covering a broad range of subjects with many of the articles available full text.
- LexisNexis® Academic
Provides news, business, legal, and medical information from full-text periodicals. Also includes state and federal codes and case law.