Researchers Guides


The Online Public Access Catalogue must always be consulted in locating library material relevant to a particular topic  (http://hsl/opac/).  In addition, the following sources may also be used for obtaining additional information  for familiarizing yourself with a topic.  Always consult the on-duty Reader Services Librarian for assistance.
Dictionaries:  Subject dictionaries provide precise definitions of terms.
Oxford Spanish dictionary       
 [Ref PC4940 .O94]  
Dictionary of Linguistics
[Ref P121 .M612]
A current dictionary and thesaurus
[Ref PE159.1 .A58]
Oxford dictionary of synonyms
[Ref PE1591 .S76]
Concise Oxford english dictionary
[Ref PE1628 .C68]
The Oxford english dictionary
[Ref PE1625 .O87]
AL-MAWRID –Arabic –English
[Ref PJ6645 .B34]
Encyclopedias:  Subject encyclopedias give a good overview of a topic, supplemented in most cases by a bibliography.
The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Language sciences  
[Ref P29 .C28]
The Cambridge Encyclopedia of language
 [Ref P29 .C64]
Concise encyclopedia of philosophy of language and linguistics
[Ref P107 .C66]
Concise encyclopedia of Applied linguistics
  [Ref P129 .C66]
The encyclopedia of literary and cultural theory
  [Ref PN81 .E43]
Online Journals:  Full text online journals are available.  To access it, browse HSL Web page.
American Journal of Speech - Language Pathology
English Language and Linguistics
IRAL, International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching
Databases:  Available Online.  To access it, browse HSL Web page.
Proquest Central
ProQuest Research Library
E-Books:  Complete books are available online.  Browse HSLWeb page.
E-Dissertations:  Complete Master and Ph.D Theses are available online.  Browse HSLWeb page.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT)‎
v  For online resources researcher can automaticaly be alerted by the recent available resources after setting up Alerting Service or RSS. For help contact Reader Services Department.