. Encyclopedia of Language and Education is an eight-volume set with each volume devoted to a topic such as applied linguistics or language theory. Each book consists of essays written by different scholars. Chapters are about 3000 words with references. The Concise Encyclopedia of Sociolinguistics contains " contains articles, including short biographical entries, providing uniquely comprehensive and authoritative coverage of all aspects of sociolinguistics. " Here are some other online Encyclopedias:Encyclopedia of Communication Theory;Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science.. The International Encyclopedia of the Social. Sciences is now online.Click here.
"The MLA Language Map is intended for use by students, teachers, and anyone interested in learning about the linguistic and cultural composition of the United States. The MLA Language Map uses data from the 2000 United States census to display the locations and numbers of speakers of thirty languages and three groups of less commonly spoken languages in the United States. The census data are based on responses to the question, "Does this person speak a language other than English at home?" The Language Map illustrates the concentration of language speakers in zip codes and counties. The Data Center provides census data about over three hundred languages spoken in the United States, including actual numbers and percentages of speakers."
iLoveLanguages: Your Guide to Languages on the Web
Identifies 74 resources in linguistics.
Linguistic Resources on the Internet
Covers morphology, speech and phonetics, grammar and syntax, etc.
Yale University Library Linguistics
Useful for other gateways and online publications.
Online Periodicals, Surveys, and Newsletters
SIL Serial Publications And Journals Good for table of contents and back issues.
Other Internet Sources
Ethnologue: Languages of the World. Good for language names, families and codes.