C H I L D E S Bibliographies

CHILDES/BIB is a bibliography of research articles on child language acquisition.
  • The original CHILDES/BIB was constructed by Roy Higginson and Brian MacWhinney and published in hard copy form by Lawrence Erlbaum in 1994. The bibliography includes earlier bibliographies from Werner Leopold, Dan Isaac Slobin, and Adele Abrahamsen. Our thanks to each of these scholars for their willingness to include their work here.
  • There are over 29,000 records, but it has not been systematically updated since 2002.
  • Articles that make use of CHILDES can be found by searching for CHILDES in the Keywords field.
  • The bibliography is posted here in EndNote and BibTex formats. Other forms can be produced on demand.

Either the EndNote version or the plain text BibTex version

The overall bibliography includes the contents of three separate bibliographies for individual languages or topics. These are

  • A Portuguese Bibliography with 1152 references contributed by Madalena Cruz-Ferreira and colleagues. This bibliography can be found in the larger database by searching for items with Keywords "contains"Portuguese.
  • A Spanish Bibliography with 1040 references contributed by the Harvard group. This bibliography can be found in the larger database by searching for items with Keywords "contains" Spanish.
  • A Singapore Bibliography with 373 references contributed by Madalena Cruz-Ferreira and colleagues. This bibliography can be found in the larger database by searching for items with Keywords "contains" Singapore.