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RDG 5350:  Linguistic Foundations of Literacy
Revised 10/2018


The following Databases are recommended:



For access to individual electronic journals on linguistics, you can view the list of Journal Titles under the "Philology & Linguistics" Subject Heading.



You can find additional print and electronic book resources by doing a simple keyword search on our catalog. Here are a few examples:

Reference Titles

  • The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development. NY: CUP, 2005.
    BF713.C352 2005
  • Handbook of Developmental Psychology. CA: Sage, 2003.
    BF713.H364 2003
  • Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Cognitive Development. MA: Blackwell, 2004.
    BF721.B5 2004
  • Handbook of Child Psychology. Hoboken: Wiley, 2006. (especially vol.2)
    BF721.H242 2006
  • Handbook of Reading Research (vol.3). NJ: Erlbaum, 2000.
  • A Dictionary of Linguistics & Phonetics. MA: Blackwell, 2008.
    P29.C65 2008 (eBook)
  • A Glossary of Semantics and Pragmatics. Edinburgh:EUP,2006.
    P29.C77 2006
  • International Encyclopedia of Linguistics. NY: OUP, 2003.
    P29.I58 2003
  • Psycholinguistics: the Key Concepts. NY: Routledge, 2004. 
    P37.F5 2004
  • The Handbook of Bilingualism. MA: Blackwell, 2004.
    P115.H365 2004
  • The Handbook of Language and Gender. MA: Blackwell, 2003.
    P120.S48 H36 2003
  • Key Concepts in Language and Linguistics. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
    P121.F487 2005
  • The Oxford Handbook of Applied Linguistics. NY: OUP, 2002.
    P129.O95 2002
  • The Handbook of Historical Linguistics. MA: Blackwell, 2005.
    P140.H35 2005

Circulating Titles

  • Progress in Understanding Reading: scientific foundations and new frontiers. NY: Guilford, 2000.
    LB1050.S723 2000
  • Literacy: helping children construct meaning. MA: H-Mifflin, 2006.
    LB1050.45.C76 2006
  • The Language of Experience: literate practices and social change. PA: U of Pittsburgh, 2005.
    LC149.G67 2005
  • Language, Culture, and Mind. CA: CSLI Pubs., 2004.
    P35.L325 2004
  • The 'Language Instinct' Debate. London: Continuum, 2005.
    P37.5 I55 S265 2005
  • Essential Linguistics: what you need to know to teach reading, ESL, spelling, phonics, and grammar. NH: Heinemann, 2004. 
    P51.F694 2004
  • Chomsky and His Critics. MA: Blackwell, 2003.
    P85.C47 C47 2003
  • Toward an Evolutionary Biology of Language. MA: HUP, 2006.
    P132.L533 2006
  • The Power of Babel: a Natural History of Language. NY: Holt, 2001.
    P140.M34 2001




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