[Lingtyp] Ways to search literature

Martin Haspelmath haspelmath at shh.mpg.de
Mon Sep 10 08:22:52 EDT 2018

One specific issue has been partly addressed by ALT:

On 03.09.18 08:17, Sebastian Nordhoff wrote:
>  From an infrastructural point of view, it is interesting that the field
> at large relies on one single individual (Harald Hammarström) to a large
> extent. His collection of grammars is widely shared, he is consulted as
> a last resort, and an openly available version of his grammar collection
> is a frequent request.

ALT has a list of links to freely available grammars:

(It would be good if there were a volunteer who would be willing to keep 
it up to date.)

In addition, there's currently a large collection of grammars at the 
following site (though sometimes with unclear copyright status):



Martin Haspelmath (haspelmath at shh.mpg.de)
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History
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D-07745 Jena
Leipzig University
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D-04109 Leipzig

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