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Key Facts

  • Format: Abstract and index
  • Media: Electronic/Online
  • Coverage Dates: 1973-Current
  • Sources Covered: Over 438,260 records

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Overview

Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,500 serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, and dissertations.

Subject Coverage
Major areas of coverage include:

  • Anthropological Linguistics
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Descriptive Linguistics
  • Discourse Analysis / Text Linguistics
  • Hearing and Speech Physiology
  • Hearing - Pathological and Normal
  • History of Linguistics
  • Interpersonal Behavior and Communication
  • Language Classification
  • Language - Pathological and Normal
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Lexicography / Lexicology
  • Mental Retardation
  • Morphology
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Orthography, Writing Systems
  • Philosophy of Language
  • Phonetics
  • Phonology
  • Poetics / Literary Theory
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Psychometrics
  • Semantics
  • Semiotics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Special Education
  • Syntax
  • Theory of Linguistics
  • Typology



Update Frequency
Monthly, with approximately 14,000 new records added per year

Thesaurus Availability
This database is indexed using a thesaurus of 3,700 terms. The thesaurus is available online.

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