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Communication Disorders & Deaf Education

    Your Subject Librarian is Peggy Ridlen. She can be reached at 314-889-1443 for research assistance.

ASHA Links  

ASHA Webpage: Browse by Topic 

ASHA State-By-State: ASHA's State Advocacy Team monitors state and local changes in licensing, regulations, and coordinated campaigns.

ASHA Position Statements: Includes ethics, bylaws and practice policies.CredoReference: This electronic reference source contains over 3,000,000 full-text entries from nearly 500 encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies, chronologies, speeches and images.

Background Information

CredoReference:This electronic reference source contains over 3,000,000 full-text entries from nearly 500 encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies, chronologies, speeches and images.

Britannica Online Academic Edition: This reference source provides full-text documents, facts & figures, video and images, timelines, world data, world atlas and a gateway to the classics.

For Books

Online Catalog search for "Communciation Disorders": Includes books from Reference and Main collections.

For Articles 

ASHA Publications: Search ASHA publications. While full-text is often not availble here unless you are an ASHA member, you can check the Library for the availability of full-text using Journals A-to-Z.

Communication & Mass Media Complete: Includes indexing, abstracts and full-text; topics covered include language, speech, television, advertising and more.

Child Development & Adolescent Studies: Produced by NISC, this EBSCO database includes book reviews,abstracts from hundreds of journals and a bibliography of thousands of technical reports, books, book chapters, theses and dissertations. More than 342,000 records are included with over 10,000 new records added each year. Incluseds biomedical and social sciences; current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21. 

Health Source: Nursing/Academic: Provides scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. In addition, this database includes the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

PubMed: PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, includes over 15 million citations for biomedical articles back to the 1950's. These citations are from MEDLINE and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full-text articles and other related resources.

LibGuide to PubMed: Created by librarian Peggy Ridlen, this Guide provides tips on how to find clinical articles, search tips and instructions for using MeSH subject headings.

NewsBank: This database provides the electronic editions of local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers as well as full-text content of key international sources, news magazines, special reports, and world maps. Paid ads are excluded.

Tutorials: Searching for Evidence-Based Medicine

Introduction to Evidence-Based Medicine by UNC: Self-paced tutorial for healthcare workers.

Tutorial from the UMASS Medical School.