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Linguistics: Electronic Resources

Electronic Databases

A-Z Database list

Cambridge Journals Online: A multidisciplinary database providing full-text access to the journals published by Cambridge University Press

EBSCO Host: A multidisciplinary collection of databases.

JSTOR: A scholarly archive of journals in the arts and sciences, Provides access to a complete back run across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

Nexus : The objective of the National Research Foundation (NRF) is to support and promote research through funding, to facilitate the creation of knowledge, innovation and development in all fields of science and technology.

Oxford Journals Online: Full text access to the complete Oxford University Press journal collection from 1849 - present. Covers the fields of Humanities, Medicine, Life Sciences, Social Sciences, Law, and Physical science.

ProQuest Central:  A multidisciplinary cross-searchable collection of full text databases including

Popular African Literature Journals

Journal of African Cultural studies: Available Online from 1998 onwards

English in Africa: Available Online from 2003 onwards

South African Journal of African Languages;    Current Writing: text and reception in Southern Africa: Available online from 1989 onwards

Scrutiny 2: Issues in English studies in Southern Africa;   Journal of African Language & Linguistics Available electronically from 2001. Note: There is a 12 month delay in accessing full text articles

Journal of sociolinguistics Available electronically from 1997. Note: there is a 12 month delay in accessing full text articles.

Language (Linguistics Society of America)  Available electronically. Note: there is a moving wall of 5 years.Available in print edition at: Main Journal P1.L1

Language in society Availalbe on JSTOR from 1972 - 2005, with links to 2006-2007. For access to current issues click on the link "Publication information"; find and click on the following: