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Become a bibliographer

We are looking for specialists who would like to contribute to the Linguistic Bibliography by compiling bibliographical references and adding them to the database.


  • Free access to Linguistic Bibliography Online, the searchable online database containing more than 400,000 bibliographical references to books and articles on linguistics.
  • Expand the bibliographical record of your subject area and help disseminate important publications to linguists worldwide.
  • Make sure that your own publications and those of colleagues within your field are included in the online database and the annual print volume.
  • Bibliographers are eligible for a small fee and a 30% author discount on Brill publications.
  • Data entry occurs through an online content management system accessible anytime, anywhere.

 Bibliographers are needed for the following sections:

  • Afrikaans
  • African languages (of Subsaharan Africa)
  • Ancient Greek
  • Andamanese
  • Armenian
  • Asianic and Mediterranean languages
  • Austro-Asiatic
  • Austronesian, Papuan and Australian
  • Balkan linguistics
  • Baltic
  • Burushaski
  • Catalan
  • Caucasian
  • Chinese
  • Dalmatian
  • Dravidian
  • Egypto-Coptic
  • Ethiopic, Cushitic, Omotic
  • Finnish
  • Galician
  • Georgisch
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Hmong-Mien (Miao-Yao)
  • Indo-Aryan (Indic)
  • Indigenous languages of North America
  • Italian
  • Italic
  • Korean
  • Lusitanian
  • Macedonisch
  • Manchu
  • North Germanic (Scandinavian)
  • Paleosiberian
  • Pidgins and Creoles
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Semitic
  • Siberian languages
  • Sign languages
  • Spanish
  • Tai-Kadai
  • Tibeto-Burman
  • Turkic
  • Vietnamese
If you are interested in joining the Linguistic Bibliography, please contact the editors via bl@brill.com