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Here is some information to help new graduate students in the MIT Linguistics department navigate the Libraries and our linguistics collections.
Welcome to the MIT Libraries
Information for anyone new to the MIT Libraries.
Get books, articles, & more
We have a lot of great services to get MIT community members almost any book or article that’s out there! But it can be hard to decide which is the best service to use. This chart will help you navigate these services to get you the item in the fastest, most convenient way.
Finding books and articles in linguistics
Start here for specific information about how to discover books and articles on your topics, as well as to find books and articles that you have already identified.
Encylopedias and dictionaries
If you are looking to understand something more deeply, here are a number of online options for definitions and explanations.
Databases of e-books and e-journals
The following databases are our subscriptions to e-books and some e-journals in linguistics. Generally, it's better to search for these using Barton for books, and Vera for journals, which will also lead you directly to the item, but if you want to explore, here are some options.
Humanities and Digital Scholarship Librarian
A little bit more
Here are few other pieces of information that might help you navigate the Libraries.
Suggest a purchase
Is there something that we should have in our collections? Submit a purchase request, and we will get it!
One way to authenticate as an MIT user from off campus.
Manage your data
Are you trying to manage data? The Libraries offers a service to help you work with data to manage, store and share it.
Mobile and web site apps
A variety of apps that can help with your coursework and research.