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Linguistics: Finding print and ebooks in Search

This guide will introduce you to the systematic study of language in general

Using Search

Call numbers

The Monash libraries use the Dewey Decimal Classification scheme to organise books and journals. The most efficient way to locate material in the library is to use Monash University Library Search, however the following may be useful as a guide when browsing the shelves.

Number Subject
306.4 Sociolinguistics
372.6 Language arts - Primary education
400 Bilingualism (specific countries 420-490)
401 Philosophy and theory of language including semantics, language acquisition, psycholinguistics, semiotics
410 Linguistics (specific languages 420-490)
415 Morphology, syntax and phonology
417 Dialectology and historical linguistics
418 Applied linguistics including translation
428 Standard English usage and teaching
430 German (440 - French etc.)
499 Australian languages