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Communication Sciences and Disorders

Introduction

This is a selective guide to information resources in communication sciences and disorders. Due to the interdisciplinary nature of this field, sources listed here may be located in the Science & Engineering area on the second floor ("Sci Ref"), in the Reference area on the first floor ("Ref"), or in other parts of the Library, as noted.

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Course Guide

Databases and Indexes

Use these databases to find citations or references to journal articles. To read the full text of an article, see Finding Items at Fogler Library and Getting Items from Other Libraries. For additional databases, see the list available from the Communication Sciences and Disorders portal.

  • CINAHL [Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature] (1981+)
    Covers nursing, allied health, and consumer health journals. Also covers dissertations, standards of practice, and other materials. Includes foreign-language publications. See the CINAHL Database Guide for instructions on searching the database.
  • Cochrane Library
    A collection of evidence-based medicine databases. Assesses the effectiveness and appropriateness of health care interventions--including medications, surgery, and education--through systematic reviews of scientific literature. Updated quarterly.
  • ERIC - Education (CSA) and ERIC - Education (EBSCO) [Educational Resources Information Center] (1966+)
    Covers all areas of education and educational psychology. Includes "documents" (books, reports, conference papers, etc.) and foreign-language publications. See the CSA ERIC Guide and EBSCO ERIC Guide for instructions on searching the database. Note: ERIC is currently in a state of flux due to changes mandated by the U.S. Congress. See the official ERIC News and commentary.
  • Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts [LLBA] (1973+)
    Covers all areas of linguistics, language, speech, and communication. Includes books, conference proceedings, and foreign-language publications.
  • MEDLINE (via EBSCOhost) and PubMed (1800s+)
    Covers all areas of clinical and experimental medicine, with some coverage of other health fields. Includes foreign-language publications. See the MEDLINE Database Guide for instructions on searching the database.
  • MLA International Bibliography (1926+)
    Covers all areas of linguistics and language. Includes books, conference proceedings, and foreign-language publications.
  • PsycINFO (1887+)
    Covers psychology, psychiatry, and related areas. Includes dissertations, books, and foreign-language publications. See the PsycINFO Database Guide for instructions on searching the database.

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

  • Comprehensive Dictionary of Audiology Sci Ref RF 291 S73 2003
  • Concise Encyclopedia of Language Pathology Sci Ref RC 423 C656 1999
  • Dictionary of Communication Disorders Sci Ref RC 423 M597 2005
  • Dictionary of Languages: The Definitive Reference to More Than 400 Languages Ref P 29 D35 1998
  • A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics Ref P 29 C65 2003
  • A Dictionary of of Phonetics and Phonology Ref P 216 T73 1996
  • Encyclopedia of Acoustics Sci Ref QC 221.5 E53 1997
  • The Encyclopedia of Deafness and Hearing Disorders Sci Ref RF 290 T93 2004
  • The Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics Ref P 29 E48 1994
  • Gallaudet Encyclopedia of Deaf People and Deafness Ref HV 2365 G35 1987
  • International Encyclopedia of Linguistics Ref P 29 I58 2003
  • The Linguistics Encyclopedia Ref P 29 L52 2002
  • The MIT Encyclopedia Of Communication Disorders Sci Ref RC 423 M56 2004
  • Terminology of Communication Disorders: Speech-Language-Hearing Sci Ref RC 423 N52 2004

American Sign Language Dictionaries

  • American Sign Language Dictionary on CD-ROM Request disk at Reference Desk. Print version available at Ref HV 2475 S773 1994.
  • The American Sign Language Handshape Dictionary Ref HV 2475 T46 1998
  • Comprehensive Signed English Dictionary Ref HV 2475 C65 1983
  • Gallaudet Dictionary of American Sign Language [including DVD] Ref HV 2475 G35 2005. Request DVD at Reference Desk.
  • Random House American Sign Language Dictionary Ref HV 2475 C668 1994

Directories, Handbooks, and Manuals

  • ASHA Desk Reference Sci Ref RC 423 A46 A84 1997
  • Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology: A Resource Manual Sci Ref RC 423 S49 1998
  • Audiologists' Desk Reference Sci Ref RF 294 H32 1997
  • Drugs and Dysphagia: How Medications Can Affect Eating and Swallowing Sci Ref RC 815.2 C37 2006
  • Ethnologue, Languages of the World
  • Handbook of Dialects and Language Variation Sci Ref P 367 D48 1998
  • Hegde's PocketGuide to Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology Sci Ref RC 423 H38288 2008
  • Hegde's PocketGuide to Communication Disorders Sci Ref RC 423 H3827 2008
  • Hegde's PocketGuide to Treatment in Speech-Language Pathology Sci Ref RC 423 H38288 2008
  • Legally Qualified Sign Language Interpreters [Maine]
  • Quick Reference to Speech-Language Pathology Sci Ref RC 423 P665 1999
  • Phonetic Symbol Guide Ref P 226.P85 1996
  • Resources: A Guide to Services for People Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing Special Coll St Docs M 55.7:D34/2007
  • Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf [RID] directory
  • Roeser's Audiology Desk Reference Sci Ref RF 290 R56 1996
  • Speech-Language Pathology Desk Reference Sci Ref RC 423 R586 1998
  • Springer Handbook of Acoustics Sci Ref QC 225.15 S67 2007
  • Syndrome Identification for Audiology: An Illustrated Pocket Guide Sci Ref RC 69 S478 2001
  • Syndrome Identification for Speech-Language Pathologists: An Illustrated Pocketguide Sci Ref RC 69 S48 2000

Virtual Libraries

Local Links

Questions?

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Science & Engineering Center, 581-1691
Reference Desk, 581-1673
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