If you're not sure yet what you're interested in, or you're interested in so many different aspects of the English language that you can't decide where to focus, you might want to just browse through scholarly journals to see what catches your eye. Collins Library provides access to several scholarly journals in the field, including the journals listed below.
The MLA International Bibliography is the primary database to use when searching for scholarly articles on the history and development of the English language. Click the link below to begin your search with the advanced search option.
Depending on your topic and your angle, you may wish to search additional subject databases.
Try these strategies to become a better, more efficient searcher -- and help you find articles that you can actually use:
Tipasa is linked to your library account so you'll need to log in to use it.
Once you are logged in, either go directly to Tipasa and manually enter the information, or, if you're using a database, look for a shortcut link to automatically fill out the form:
Allow at least a week for the article to come. If your article is delivered in electronic format, you'll receive an email with a link to follow as soon as it's arrived.