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Bibliography of Pragmatics Online (1985-)
(Trial period: until 31 March 2005)

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This is an online annotated bibliography of the area of linguistic pragmatics, touching the interdisciplinary science of natural language use. Covered topics include accommodation theory, analytical philosophy, cognitive linguistics, anthropological linguistics, construction grammar, conversation analysis, discourse analysis, literary pragmatics, neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics, and sociolinguistics.


Handbook of Pragmatics Online
(Trial period: until 31 March 2005)

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This is an online handbook providing up-to-date information on linguistic pragmatics and natural language use. It consists of topical articles (such as anaphora, bilingualism, codeswitching, cohesion, discourse markers, mass media, social institutions, and terms of address) and brief biographies of scholars. It also offers an extensive overview of pragmatics-related research traditions, research methods, and notation systems.


Translation Studies Bibliography
(Trial period: until 31 March 2005)

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This is an online annotated bibliography of the field of Translation and Interpreting Studies, without national, regional, cultural, or thematic limitations. It contains descriptive and non-evaluative abstracts for publications such as journal articles, monographs, (articles from) collective volumes, reviews, reference materials, dissertations, and unpublished manuscripts are provided.



Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)
(Trial period: until 7 February2005)

The CIAO is a comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It includes selected full texts of working papers and conference proceedings from 106 university research institutes, occasional paper series, research projects, case studies written by leading scholars, books, journals and policy briefs from 1991 onwards.

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