Annotated bibliographies on over 280 topics in linguistics, from branches of linguistics, to concepts, grammatical features, and language families. This is how you would discover foundational works and theoretical perspectives as well as a variety of impactful publications on a particular subject.
Excellent aggregator of scholarly open access content.
Self-explanatory, but configure link to UNC Libraries collections to avoid paywall.
Sold by ProQuest, University Libraries pays for subscription.
American Psychological Association database, sold by EBSCO, University Libraries pays for subscription. Not a linguistics databasse, but has excellent psycholinguistics content.
Another excellent aggregator of open access scholarly content.
Sold by EBSCO, University Libraries pays for subscription. Not a linguistics database, but a lot of linguistics content, particularly in applied linguistics.
Microsoft's aggregator of scholarly open access content.
Glottolog provides a comprehensive catalogue of the world's languages, language families and dialects. The References section provides a comprehensive collection of bibliographical data for the world's lesser known languages. This is where I look to see if a grammar or any kind of description of a particular language exists.
Catalog of world's languages with details about text collections, audio recordings, dictionaries, and software, sourced from dozens of digital and traditional archives. Overlaps with, but also complements Glottolog.
WALS) is a large database of structural (phonological, grammatical, lexical) properties of languages gathered from descriptive materials (such as reference grammars) by a team of 55 authors and edited by Matthew S. Dryer and Martin Haspelmath. The Library also has 2005 print version.
APiCS provides expert-based information on 130 grammatical and lexical features of 76 pidgin and creole languages from around the world. It was edited by Susanne Maria Michaelis, Philippe Maurer, Martin Haspelmath, and Magnus Huber. The Library has the 2013 print version and the accompanying Survey of Pidgin and Creole Languages.
In 2017-2018, University Libraries attempted to get campus-wide access to the Linguistics Data Consortium catalog. However, the year-long license negotiations have failed, so unfortunately, we will not be able to provide you access to this data. If you need LDC datasets, please contact your department. Departments may be able to procure specific datasets for limited use, since they do not need to provide access for the whole campus.