Book chapters



  • Rice, Keren and Nick Thieberger. In press. "Tools and technology for language documentation," in Lyle Campbell and Ken Rehg (Eds) Oxford Handbook of Endangered Languages. Oxford: OUP Press
  • Sadler, Louisa and Rachel Nordlinger. In Press. "Morphology in LFG and HPSG," in Oxford Handbook of Morphological Theory, ed. by Jenny Audring and Francesca Mansini. Oxford: Oxford University Press
  • Thieberger, Nick. In press. "Research methods in recording oral tradition: Choosing between the evanescence of the digital or the senescence of the analog," in Handbook of methods in the Digital Humanities. Palgrave Macmillan
  • van Putten, Saskia and Rebecca Defina. In press. "A role and reference grammar of Avatime," in Issues in Role and Reference Grammar, ed. by Robert Van Valin Jr



  • Green, Jennifer. and Wilkins David. 2015. "Arandic alternate sign language(s)," in Sign languages of the world: a comparative handbook ed. by Julie Bakken Jepsen; Goedele De Clerck; Sam Lutalo-Kiingi and William B McGregor. Berlin, De Gruyter Mouton, 843-870
  • Nordlinger, Rachel. 2015. "Inflection in Murrinh-Patha," in The Oxford Handbook of Inflection ed. by Matthew Baerman. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 491-519
  • Thieberger, Nick. 2015. "The Lexicography of Indigenous Languages in Australia and the Pacific," in International Handbook of Modern Lexis and Lexicography ed. by Gilles-Maurice de Schryver and Patrick Hanks. Berlin: Springer, 1-16
  • Thieberger, Nick. 2015. "Walking to Erro: Stories of Travel, Origins, or Affection." in The Languages of Vanuatu: Unity and Diversity, ed. by Alexandre François; Sebastien Lacrampe; Stefan Schnell and Mike Franjieh. Studies in the Languages of Island Melanesia. Canberra: Asia-Pacific Linguistics, 247-63
  • Thieberger, Nick; Barwick, Linda and Harris, Amanda. "PARADISEC: Its History and Future," in Research, Records and Responsibility: Ten Years of PARADISEC, ed. by Amanda Harris, Nick Thieberger and Linda Barwick. Sydney: Sydney University Press, 1-16


  • Nordlinger, R. 2014. "Serial verbs in Wambaya," in Pensalfini, R., Turpin, M. and Guillemin, D. (eds.,). Language Description Informed by Theory. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 263-282
  • Fletcher, J. and Butcher, Andrew. 2014. "Sound patterns of Australian Languages," in Koch, H. and Nordlinger, R. (eds.). The Languages and Linguistics of Australia: a comprehensive guide (The World of Linguistics, Volume 3). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 89-132
  • Fletcher, J. 2014 "Intonation in Dalabon," in Jun, S-A. (ed.,). Prosodic Typology II. Oxford: OUP
  • Jun, S-A. and Fletcher, J. 2014. "Doing intonational fieldwork," in Jun, S-A. (ed.,). Prosodic Typology II. Oxford: OUP


  • Musgrave, Simon and Thieberger, Nick. 2012. "Language description and hypertext: Nunggubuyu as a case study," in Nordhoff, Sebastian (ed.,). Electronic Grammaticography [LD&C Special Publication No. 4]. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 63-77
  • Thieberger, Nick. 2012. "Using language documentation data in a broader context," in Seifart, Frank; Haig, Geoffrey; Himmelmann, Nikolaus P.; Jung, Dagmar; Margetts, Anna and Trilsbeek, Paul (eds.,). Potentials of Language Documentation: Methods, Analyses, and Utilization [LD&C Special Publication No. 3]. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 129-134
  • Thieberger, Nicholas  and Barwick, Linda. 2012. "Keeping records of language diversity in Melanesia, the Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures (PARADISEC)," in Evans, Nicholas and Klamer, Marian (eds.,). Melanesian languages on the edge of Asia: Challenges for the 21st Century. [LD&C Special Publication No. 5]. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 239-253
  • Thieberger, Nick. 2012. "Multilingualism in cyberspace - longevity for documentation of small languages, an example from the Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures (PARADISEC)," in Parshakova, Anastasia (ed.,). Linguistic and Cultural Diversity in Cyberspace. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference (Yakutsk, Russian Federation, 12-14 July, 2011), 141-150 (The whole volume is downloadable at
  • Thieberger, Nicholas. 2012. "Introduction," in Thieberger, Nicholas (ed.,). The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Fieldwork Oxford: OUP, 1-10
  • Thieberger, Nicholas and Berez, Andrea. 2012. "Linguistic data management," in Thieberger, Nicholas (ed.,). The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Fieldwork. Oxford: OUP, 90-118
  • Wigglesworth, G. and Storch, N. 2012. "L2 Writing Development Through Collaborative Writing: A Socio-Cultural Approach," in Manchón, R. (ed.,). L2 Writing Development: Multiple Perspectives. Mouton de Gruyter


  • Blythe, J. 2011. "Laughter is the best medicine: Roles for prosody in a Murriny Patha conversational narrative," in Baker, B., Mushin, I., Harvey, M. and Gardner, R. (eds.,). Indigenous Language and Social Identity: Papers in Honour of Michael Walsh. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics, 223-236
  • Green, Jenny; Woods, Gail and Foley, Ben. 2011. "Looking at language: Appropriate design for sign language resources in remote Australian Indigenous communities," in Thieberger, Nick; Barwick, Linda; Billington, Rosey and Vaughan, Jill (eds.,). Sustainable data from digital research. Humanities Perspective on digital research. Custom Book Centre, University of Melbourne, 2011
  • Hurst, P. and Nordlinger, R. 2011. "Reciprocal Constructions in English: each other and beyond," in Evans, N., Gaby, A., Levinson, S. and Majid, A. (eds.,). Reciprocals and Semantic Typology. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 75-89
  • Nordlinger, R. and Bresnan, J. 2011. "Lexical-Functional Grammar: interactions between morphology and syntax," in Borsley, R. and Börjars, K. (eds.,). Non-transformational syntax: formal and explicit models of grammar. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 112-140
  • Singer, R. 2011. "Strategies for encoding reciprocity in Mawng," in Evans, N., Gaby, A., Levinson, S. and Majid, A. (eds.,). Reciprocals and semantic typology. Amsterdam, John Benjamins, 327-342
  • Thieberger, Nick. 2011. "Introduction," in Thieberger, Nick; Barwick, Linda; Billington, Rosey and Vaughan, Jill (eds.,) Sustainable data from digital research: Humanities perspectives on digital scholarship. Melbourne: Custom Book Centre, The University of Melbourne, iv-vii
  • Wigglesworth, G. and Lasagabaster, D. 2011. "Indigenous languages, bilingual education, and English in Australia," in Norrby, C. and Hajek, J. (eds.,). Uniformity and Diversity in Language Policy: Global Perspectives. Multilingual Matters, 141-156


  • Baker, Brett and Harvey, Mark. 2010. "Complex predicate formation," in Amberer, M., Baker, B. and Harvey, M. (eds.,). Complex Predicates: Cross-linguistic Perspectives on Event Structure. Cambridge University Press, 13-47
  • Baker, Brett. 2010. "Who were the 'Yukul'? And who are they now?" in Baker, Brett; Mushin, Ilana; Harvey, Mark and Gardner, Rod (eds.,). Indigenous language and social identity: Papers in honour of Michael Walsh. Pacific Linguistics Publishers, 79-104
  • Blythe, J. 2010.  "From ethical datives to number markers in Murriny Patha," in Hendery, R. and Hendriks, J. (eds.,). Grammatical change: Theory and description. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics, 157-187
  • Fletcher, J. 2010. "The prosody of speech: timing and rhythm," in Hardcastle, W., Laver, J. and Gibbon, F. The Handbook of Phonetic Sciences 2nd edition. Cambridge, Mass:Wiley-Blackwell, 523-602
  • Green, Jenny and Turpin, Myfany. 2010. "Trading in terms: alternate registers and linguistic affiliation in Arandic languages," in Mushin, Ilana; Baker, Brett; Gardner, Rod and Harvey, Mark (eds.,). Language and social identity in Indigenous communities. Pacific Linguistics, 2010
  • Nordlinger, R. 2010. "Complex predicates in Wambaya: detaching predicate composition from syntactic structure," in Amberber, M., Baker, B. and Harvey, M. (eds.,). Complex Predicates: Cross-Linguistic Perspectives on Event Structure. Cambridge: CUP, 237-258
  • Singer, R. 2010. "Mawng lexicalised agreement in typological perspective," in Wohlgemuth, J. and Cysouw, M. (eds.,). Rara and Rarissima: Documenting the fringes of linguistic diversity. Berlin, Mouton de Gruyter, 325-340
  • Storch, N. and Wigglesworth, G. 2010. "Students' Engagement with feedback on writing: The role of learner agency/beliefs," in Batstone, R. Sociocognitive Perspectives on Language Use and Language Learning. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 166-185
  • Thieberger, Nicholas and Jacobson, Michel. 2010. "Sharing data in small and endangered languages: cataloging and metadata, formats and encodings," in Grenoble, Lenore and Furbee Louanna (eds.,). Language Documentation. Practices and values. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 147-158
  • Thieberger, Nicholas. 2010. "Linguistic preservation and linguistic responsibility: examples from the Pacific," in Gunter Senft. (Ed.) Endangered languages in the Pacific: Essays on their Documentation, Archiving, and Revitalization. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics, 99-109
  • Thieberger, Nicholas. 2010. "Anxious respect for linguistic data: the Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures (PARADISEC) and the Resource Network for Linguistic Diversity (RNLD)," in Florey, Margaret (ed.,). Endangered languages of Austronesia. Oxford: OUP, 141-158