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On this page you will find a selection of resources concerning Linguistics. You are welcome to contact us in case you need help, or if you have suggestions for additional information for the page.

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Reference Works


  • Bibliography of Linguistic Literature (BLLDB)
    Bibliography focusing on the English language, Germanic, Romance languages and Slavic as well as general language science.
  • Linguistics Abstracts Online (LABS)
    Database with organized abstracts from articles published in more than 600 leading language scientific journals from around the world.
  • MLA International Bibliography
    References to articles and books within literature- and language studies. Usually the articles are available in full-text. Covers European, Asian, American and Africa languages and literary fields.

Article Databases

  • Language and Linguistics Compass 2007
    Publishes only peer-reviewed, state-of-the-art articles.
    Journal database with full-text access to the leading journals within all subject areas. Usually it is not possible to access the most recent 3-5 volumes, but it is possible to access publications before that.
  • Project Muse
    Journal database with full-text access to high quality journals within the humanities and social science. The database provides access to the most recent issues and sometimes to older issues (back issues) as well.
  • Academic Search Elite
    Journal database with a large amount of scientific journals within all subject areas, most of them peer-reviewed.



  • KorpusDK
    KorpusDK is a digital reference work providing insight into the Danish language, as well as showing how Danish has been used in common texts around the years of 1990 and 2000.


  • Ordbogen.com
    Web-based dictionaries that are often updated with words that the user could not find in the first try. Contains the most used words and expressions within the given languages and subject areas.
  • Ordnet.dk
    A website that gives access to free Danish on-line dictionaries and text corpora.

  • Ordbog over det danske Sprog (ODS)
    With about 250.000 words, expressions and terms from 1700 ontil 1950 is ODS Denmark’s  most comprehensive dictionary.
  • Gyldendals ordbøger
    Electronical access to Gyldendals Røde Ordbøger (Gyldendal’s Red Dictionaries). The online dictionaries are expansions of the printed versions of the dictionaries. Includes access to English-English dictionaries from for instance Oxford University Press.

Translation Studies

  • Handbook of Translation Studies (HTS)
    HTS is an extensive reference work in the research field of translation and interpretation covering topics such as translation theory and history, intercultural communication, adaptation, interpretation and terminology.
  • Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Studies
    The reference work gives a detailed overview of translation studies and reflects the interdisciplinary diversity. The articles are all written by leading specialists in the area and besides traditional topics such as equivalence, translation strategies and new translations it also covers areas such as censorship, publication, semiotics, sociology and cultural studies.
  • Translation Studies Bibliography (TSB)
    TSB is an extensive bibliography within the research fields of translation and interpretation. Covers topics such as translation theory and history, intercultural communication, adaptation, interpretation and terminology.
  • Translation Studies Abstracts Online
    Contains abstracts from monographies, reference works, bibliographies, master theses and doctoral dissertations as well as articles from a large number of journals and electronical publications. The database covers research within translation studies and interdisciplinary communication in all languages. The abstracts are in English.


Special Topics

  • Encyclopedia of Rhetoric
    Provides a thorough overview of rhetoric. The articles are written by leading specialists and the work includes the many subject areas related to rhetoric: classical studies, philosophy, literature, literature theory and culture studies as well as communication and media studies.
  • Routledge Encyclopedia of Language teaching and Learning
    An A-Z reference work.
    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning is an authoritative reference dealing with all aspects of this increasingly important field of study.

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