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What is Linguistics Spotlight?

June 24, 2011

Thank you for downloading Linguistics Spotlight, a must-have app for linguistics researchers, students and educators brought to you by Wiley.

This exciting new app gives you the following community features at your fingertips, anywhere, anytime –

  • Latest information on key conferences and latest conference tweets
  • Latest abstracts for articles and books, including the ability to ‘follow’ your favorite publications
  • Latest free Sample Issues for key journals
  • Latest Special Issues, including free articles
  • Access to a series of Publishing Workshops, in audio and PDF format
  • Links to key societies
  • Customizable Syllabi Search tool to find syllabi freely available on institutional websites, perfect for generating teaching ideas
  • Customizable YouTube search tool to find educational videos
  • Customizable search tools for Wiley Online Library, Google Scholar, Google Blog Search and Google News
  • The ability to bookmark any content you see, email yourself a Reading List and share content via Facebook and Twitter
  • The ability to add your own RSS feeds, allowing you to keep track of your favorite sources

The app shines a powerful spotlight on linguistics, enabling you to read all the latest news and developments in your field instantly. Whether you want to keep track of broad trends across the discipline or focus in on a subfield, Linguistics Spotlight is an essential tool for your research and teaching.

If you like the app, please do review it in the iTunes App Store – this will mean your fellow education researchers and educators will also be able to harness the power of Linguistics Spotlight.

Tell your friends and colleagues about the app by sharing the link on Facebook, Twitter or via email!


Conference Guides

June 22, 2011
  • Linguistics Spotlight will provide you with the latest information on key conferences
  • Including the latest conference tweets

Latest Abstracts

June 20, 2011
  • Linguistics Spotlight provides you with all the latest abstracts for Wiley journals published in the discipline and related fields
  • Each journal lists the number of new abstracts, so you know what you’ve already read and what’s new

Favorite Journals

June 19, 2011

Linguistics Spotlight allows you to keep track of your favorite journals.

Tap the ‘Choose’ button to select the journals you would like to follow. You can always edit your selection later by tapping ‘Choose’ again.

How do I access full text journal articles?

June 19, 2011

When viewing a journal article abstract, just click the article title to be taken through to Wiley Online Library.

You then have several options for accessing the full text depending on where you are and how you have access to that title.

IP recognition
If your library or institution subscribes to that journal, connect to your institutional wireless network and your IP will be recognized, allowing you to read the full text. If you encounter problems, contact your librarian and/or IT department to check that your wireless network IP addresses are included in the range authorized for full text access.

Wiley Online Library
If you have a personal subscription or a gratis subscription to a particular journal, just log in using your personal Wiley Online Library login details.

Athens Login
Login via Athens or other institutional login options

Purchase Access
If your library does not subscribe to that journal and/or you are away from your library’s network, you can choose to purchase access to the article for a 24-hour period (price varies by title)

FREE Sample and Special Issues

June 18, 2011

Linguistics Spotlight gives you free access to Wiley-Blackwell sample issues and special issues across the discipline.

Latest Books

June 18, 2011

Linguistics Spotlight provides you with instant updates on the latest Wiley books published in the discipline.


June 18, 2011

Linguistics Spotlight provides you with access to the latest video and audio podcasts in the discipline.

Key Blogs

June 18, 2011

Linguistics Spotlight provides you with latest posts from key blogs.

Reading List

June 16, 2011

Linguistics Spotlight lets you bookmark content as you browse the various features on the app and save them to your Reading List.

Access the  Reading List from the main menu.

Once viewing your Reading  List, tap ‘Edit’ top-right to select some or all of your Reading List items and then

  • Email selected
  • Delete selected

Once you have emailed your Reading List, you can then read or print the full text from your desktop or laptop at your leisure.