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Linguistics: Theses & Conferences

Research Repositories

A research repository stores an institution's intellectual research outputs - try searching these selected resources:

Scholarly Communication Guide

The Scholarly Communication Guide has been made to assist emerging and established researchers with a variety of aspects related to the scholarly communication and publishing process. We've  included information on:

  • Formal and informal research networks
  • Professionalism and ethics
  • Rights
  • Data and Document Management
  • Call for papers
  • Peer Review
  • Publishing
  • Open Access
  • Research Repositories
  • Contacts for support advice


Recommended databases and tips to find dissertations and theses:

Find Open Access Journals and Repositories

A list of  freely available online resources that give you the ability to find and, in most instances, access full text scholarly publications. 

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Information about conferences, their papers and proceedings are an excellent source of current research, best practices and new innovations in a research area. Try the original source, catalogues, article databases, research repositories and the internet. 

Conference Website - A very good place to start, or try the organising body's website.

Author's Website - Researchers often post conference paper links on their own personal website; or email them for a copy of the paper.