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Become a contributor

We are looking for specialists who would like to contribute to the Linguistic Bibliography by gathering and compiling bibliographical references. If you are interested in joining the Linguistic Bibliography, please contact the editors via bl@brill.com

Short work description:

  • Locating new, quality publications (books, articles, reviews) in your field of expertise
  • Gathering basic metadata, e.g. author, title, publisher, page numbers, etc.
  • Annotating the references by adding linguistic keywords, and if needed, an English title translation and notes
  • Adding the data to the database using our online content management system
  • Proofreading the section(s) of your field for the annual print volume


  • 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.
  • Contributors 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.

 Contributors are needed for the following sections:

  • Afrikaans
  • Andamanese
  • Armenian
  • Asianic and Mediterranean languages
  • Austro-Asiatic
  • Austronesian, Papuan and Australian
  • Balkan linguistics
  • Baltic
  • Burushaski
  • Catalan
  • Dalmatian
  • Dravidian
  • Egypto-Coptic
  • Ethiopic, Cushitic, Omotic
  • Georgisch
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Hmong-Mien (Miao-Yao)
  • Indo-Aryan (Indic)
  • Indigenous languages of North America
  • Italian
  • Italic
  • Korean
  • Lusitanian
  • Manchu
  • North Germanic (Scandinavian)
  • Paleosiberian
  • Pidgins and Creoles
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Semitic
  • Siberian languages
  • Sign languages
  • Spanish
  • Tai-Kadai
  • Tibeto-Burman
  • Turkic
  • Vietnamese