LINGUIST List 13.2423

Mon Sep 23 2002

All: Linguistics Abstracts Online: Improved Features

Editor for this issue: Karen Milligan <>


  1. Benjamin V. Tucker, Linguistics Abstracts Online

Message 1: Linguistics Abstracts Online

Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2002 14:09:43 -0700
From: Benjamin V. Tucker <>
Subject: Linguistics Abstracts Online

Linguistics Abstracts is now undergoing some changes and a new web
interface is being designed and should soon be ready for use. For this
reason we have no announcement of new additions for this month. Upon
the arrival of the new web interface over 2000 new abstracts will be
available. Here is a brief description of the new web interface.

Linguistics Abstracts Online
The essential resource for ALL linguists everywhere
Available by subscription at

Linguistics Abstracts Online is designed as a research and teaching
tool that will give immediate access via the World Wide Web to more
than 23,000 abstracts from a list of more than 300 (and growing)
linguistics and linguistic related journals published since 1985.

Linguistics Abstracts Online will enable you to:
-	Conduct quick, accurate and comprehensive searches when writing papers
or doing research.
-	Prepare teaching materials for students.
-	Compile bibliographies and check references.
-	View working papers and conference proceedings.

Linguistics Abstracts Online features:
-	New monthly database updates, with more than 5000 new abstracts added annually.
-	The option to tailor searches by any combination of journal, title, subject,
date, author or keyword for the most meaningful results.
-	Additional search options including search features such as Free Text Search,
Title in Translation and search by Sub discipline.
-	NEW!! A new user interface and intuitive display with comprehensive help
facilities, making it easy to use.
-	NEW!! Seamless linking to Full Text articles where available.
-	NEW!! A facility for saving abstracts to the user's own online workspace
within Linguistics Abstracts and the ability to e-mail abstracts to the user
-	NEW!! Information on all journals included in Linguistics Abstracts with
links to journal and publisher web pages.
-	NEW!! Browse feature allowing searcher to browse alphabetically by journal
title and author's name

Benjamin V. Tucker
Dept of Linguistics, Univ of Arizona
P O Box 210028 / 1100 E University Blvd
Tucson AZ 85721-0028 USA
Production Associate, Linguistics Abstracts
Available by subscription at

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