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Nau Mai Haere Mai | Welcome | Afio Mai | Aere Mai | Malo e me'a mai | Fakatalofa atu | Bula | Fakaalofa lahi atu | Ulu tonu mai!  This guide is a starting point for studying and researching Linguistics at the University of Otago, and connects you to books, article databases & journals, major reference works, and other key sources, as well as information about citing and referencing.

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Key resources

Below are recommended tools to use when searching for academic literature on your topic.  Explore the Journals & Databases tab above in the navigation bar for even more database options.

Need Help?

There are many ways to get help at the Library

This guide lists key databases and journals you can use for finding articles and books for your assignments. Use keyword and topic searches to find relevant information on your topic.

If you need any help with finding the right information or referencing something correctly, you can contact your Subject Librarian, or use the Self Help guide for tips.

For other questions:

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