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Grammars for Linguists: Home

Information on locating reference (and other) grammars for use in linguistics, with an emphasis on ebooks.

Grammar Spotlight: Open Access

Several publishers have made a few grammars open access on the Open Research Library site. Here are a few to explore! You can see a full list at the Open Research Library.


In this guide, you will find information on accessing reference (and other) grammars for use in linguistics research writ large and coursework in classes like LING 110.

During COVID-19, the guide will focus on electronic resources, digitization options, and more.


  • In the Catalog
    • Grammars in QuickSearch Books+
      • Searching subject terms
      • Narrowing your results to print or online
      • Delivery/fulfillment options for print resources
  • In Dissertations
    • Using ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global
    • Other places to find dissertations
  • Boolean Operators
  • Linguistics Subject Guide

Social Science Librarian, Research Engagement

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