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Tue Mar 13 2001

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Message 1: Books in 2000 - Fund Drive Day 3

Date: 14 Mar 2001 03:52:47 -0000
From: linguist <linguistlinguistlist.org>
Subject: Books in 2000 - Fund Drive Day 3

		
Dear LINGUIST Subscribers,
		
In Year 2000, the LINGUIST list announced 386 new books on
linguistics. We also brought you the latest information on journals
and working papers. We posted 237 tables of contents of 110 journals
and 9 working papers last year. These represented every subdiscipline,
and included books on Mathematical linguistics, Computational
Linguistics, and Grammars of Endangered Languages. They included works on
Sociolinguistics, Neurolinguistics, Psycholinguistics and Applied
linguistics, as well as theoretical Phonology, Phonetics, Morphology,
Syntax, Semantics and Pragmatics. And reflecting the needs of our
subscribers from all over the world, these books and journals covered a
wide range of languages, including Arabic, Athabaskan, Australian and
African languages, Azari, Chinese, Early Germanic, French, German,
Hungarian, Iranian, Japanese, Native American languages, Old
Indo-European, Polynesian, Spanish, Turkic, Uralic, and Sino-Tibetan.
		
And last year our book announcement service expanded to include
announcements from 41 different linguistics publishers. We at the
LINGUIST List appreciate all of the help from these supporting
publishers and from the authors who brought Linguist to their
attention. We were able to bring you news of virtually all the new
linguistics books published last year, whether they were listed by
large commercial presses or by small non-profit publishers.
		
The LINGUIST list not only brings you announcements of books and
journals, but we review them too. Making use of our highly talented
and world wide subscriber base, we reviewed 62 books last
year. Reviews at the LINGUIST list are unlike reviews you will find
anywhere else. We try, wherever possible, to get multiple reviewers to
look at a book, so that we can offer contrasting views on the same
book and encourage discussion. Many book reviews posted in 2000
stimulated lively debate in our discussion (Disc) forum; and we
encouraged the book authors to respond to the reviews. The links to
our books, reviews, and Table of Contents (TOC) pages are:
		
	http://linguistlist.org/issues/indices/Books2001r.html
	http://linguistlist.org/issues/indices/Review2001r.html
	http://linguistlist.org/issues/indices/TOC2001r.html
						
Many of our subscribers tell us that when they want to find a book on
a particular topic, or buy a book they have heard about, the first place 
they go is the linguist web site. Our topic-oriented search function at

http://linguistlist.org/search.html

offers one of the easiest ways to find books that interest you. We also
have links to almost all of the major linguistics publishers at

http://linguistlist.org/publishers.html .
		
Unfortunately, this service to our community does not come
cheaply. While our supporting publishers help us very generously
with donations and grants, this support accounts for only about
one-third of the funding we need. Right now, it takes one *full time*
editor to do nothing but bring you book announcements. If you have
ever read a LINGUIST book announcement or a LINGUIST review, or have
bought a book you have read about on LINGUIST, we hope that you will
consider making a tax deductible donation to the list. We have--and
need!--a staff of 10 graduate students, 8 of whom are funded wholly or
partly through your donations. Your contributions not only help
LINGUIST provide services like the book announcements and reviews, but 
they also help these outstanding students achieve their academic goals
		
So far in our Year 2001 fund drive, we have received $15,286 of the 
$40,000 we need to collect--thanks to the generosity of the persons and
institutions whose names appear at the bottom of this page. If you
have not yet contributed, will you please do so now? 

You can donate by credit card at
http://linguistlist.org/donation.html

or you can send a check made out to "The Linguist Editorial
Support Fund" to:

 The LINGUIST Editorial Support Fund
 c/o Helen Aristar-Dry
 Dept. of English Language and Linguistic
 Eastern Michigan University
 Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Or you can simply hit "Reply" to this message, make a pledge by email,
and send your check later. Then we will be able to list you
immediately as one of our donors; and we may be able to reach our goal
(and halt these Fund Drive messages) a bit earlier. Remember, if you
want a shirt, be sure to include your size, style preference, and a
snail-mail address with your check or email pledge.

As a 501(c)3 organization, LINGUIST qualifies for corporate
donation-matching programs; and, of course, your donation is tax
deductible.

In return for a donation of $25 or more, we would like to send you a
snazzy, dark blue LINGUIST T-shirt or sweatshirt. Go to

http://linguistlist.org/funddrive.html

for styles and prices, as well as photos of our fashion-conscious
staff modeling this oh-so-elegant casual attire!

And don't forget to find the "Singing Pig" on the LINGUIST Home Page
and click for our sophisticated production, "The LINGUIST Fund Drive
Experience"!

Thank you in advance for your support of LINGUIST.

The LINGUIST Crew,

Anthony, Andrew, Helen, John, Terry, Simin, Karen, Lydia, Naomi,
James, Michael, Ljuba, Jody, Marie, Gayathri, and Heather

	 
	LINGUIST Contributors
	
	MAINSTAYS ($100 and Over)
	Joseph	Fortunato
	anonymous	
	Sharon	Obeidallah
	Barbara H. Partee
	Michael	Swan
	Catherine Walter
	Linda R. Waugh
	Larisa	Zlatic
	
	INSTITUTIONS 
	Arizona State University, English Department
	BCL Computers
	Boydell & Brewer Ltd
	California State University Fresno
	Conversay
	Educational Testing Service
	Florida International University
	Florida International University, English Dept
	global words ltd (Logos corp.)
	GTZ
	Houghton Mifflin Company
	Indiana University Bloomington
	Indiana University, Dept of French & Italian
	Inzigo Research
	Kyushu University
	Language and Computing NV
	Linguistic Systems, Inc.
	Logos Corporation
	Michigan State University, Psychology Research
	National Chenchi University, Dept. of English
	National Chung Cheng University
	National Foreign Language Center
	National Security Agency
	National Tsing Hua University
	Nottingham Trent University, Dept English & Media
	nStein Technologies
	Oregon Graduate Institute
	Princeton University
	Rice University
	Rochester Institute of Technology
	Ruhr Universitaet Bochum
	SATZ Consulting GmbH
	SRA International
	Stockholm University, Dept. of Linguistics
	Texas Tech University, College of Arts & Sciences
	The Macquarie Library Pty. Ltd
	Tilburg University
	TouchPoint Consulting, Inc.
	United Internet Technologies
	Univerity of Osnabrueck
	University of Alberta, Dept. of Linguistics
	University of Calgary, Linguistics Dept
	University of California, Los Angeles
	University of Cambridge
	University of Chicago
	University of Connecticut, Dept. of Linguistics
	University of Duesselldorf
	University of Edinburgh
	University of Florida, Dept. of Linguistics
	University of Heidelberg
	University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
	University of Konstanz, Dept. of Linguistics
	University of Massachusetts/Amherst
	University of Michigan, Dept. of Linguistics
	University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
	University of the Witwatersrand, linguistics dept.
	University of Toronto, Linguistics department
	Utrecht Institute of Linguistics
	West Virginia University
	
	SUPPORTERS ($50 - $100)
	Julie	Auger
	Stephano Bertolo
	Joseph F. Eska
	Susan	Fitzmaurice
	Matthias T. Kromann
	Scott	McGinnis
	Laurel D. Reinking
	Don Rubin
	Dave Schneider
	Pius ten Hacken
	Cornelia Tschichold
	Elly van Gelderen
	Prof. Theo Vennemann
	Karl Heinz Wagner
	anonymous	
	
	DONORS ($50 and Under)
	Ujjal Singh Bahri
	Francesca Bargiela
	Mayrene	Bentley
	C A Brewster
	Naomi Cull
	Hortensia Curell
	Douglas J. Davidson
	James L. Fidelholtz
	William H. Fletcher
	Jila Ghomeshi
	Fernanda Gonalves
	Patrick	Honeybone
	Mary Jane Hurst
	Bo Kassling
	Veronika Koller
	Beverly	Konzem
	Maureen	Leslie
	Martha	McGinnis
	Carl Mills
	Simone	Mueller
	Gary B.	Palmer
	Xose L.	Regueira
	Lynn Santelmann
	Ron Schaefer
	Pervez	Siddiqui
	Ute Smit
	Deeyu Srinarawat
	Gert Stevens

PUBLISHERS

MAJOR SUPPORTERS

 Arnold Publishers
 http://www.arnoldpublishers.com

 Athelstan Publications
 http://www.athel.com

 Blackwell Publishers
 http://www.blackwellpublishers.co.uk/

 Cambridge University Press
 http://www.cup.org

 Cascadilla Press
 http://www.cascadilla.com/

 Elsevier Science Ltd.
 http://www.elsevier.nl/locate/linguistics

 John Benjamins
 http://www.benjamins.com/
		 http://www.benjamins.nl/

 Kluwer Academic Publishers
 http://www.wkap.nl/

 Lernout & Hauspie
 http://www.lhsl.com

 Lincom Europa
 http://www.lincom-europa.com

 MIT Press
 http://mitpress.mit.edu/books-legacy.tcl

 Mouton de Gruyter
 http://www.deGruyter.de/hling.html

 Multilingual Matters
 http://www.multilingual-matters.com/

 Oxford UP
 http://www.oup-usa.org/

 Rodopi
 http://www.rodopi.nl/

 Springer-Verlag
 http://www.springer.de

 Summer Institute of Linguistics
 http://www.sil.org/


OTHER SUPPORTING PUBLISHERS

 Finno-Ugrian Society
 http://www.helsinki.fi/jarj/sus/

 Graduate Linguistic Students' Assoc., Umass
 http://www.umass.edu/linguist/GLSA/

 Kingston Press Ltd.
 http://www.kingstonpress.com

 Linguistic Assoc. of Finland
 http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/sky/

 Linguistic Society of Southern Africa (LSSA)
 http://www.safest.org.za/bsp

 Pacific Linguistics
 http://pacling.anu.edu.au

 Pacini Editore Spa
 http://www.pacinieditore.it/

 Virittaja Aikakauslehti
 http://www.helsinki.fi/jarj/kks/virittaja.html


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