CD 6398 (Ms. Clark): Advanced Application of Clinical Principles

Purpose: To acquaint you with print and online materials in Cornette Library that will make researching the literature for communication disorders easier.

Reference Sources

American Sign Language: A Comprehensive Dictionary
HV 2475 .S77 1981 Ref.
The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language
P 29 .C64 1987 Ref.
McMinn's Color Atlas of Human Anatomy
QM 25 .M23 2003 Ref
Medical Subject Headings
Reference Dept. - Index Shelves
Multicultural Manners: Essential Rules of Etiquette for the 21st Century
BJ 1854 .D75 2005 Ref.
Random House American Sign Language Dictionary
HV 2475 .C66 1994 Ref.
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary
R 121 .T18 Ref.



Browse Shelves

Cornette Library's online catalog
Includes books, government documents, videos, journal titles, etc. available throughout the Library. Suggested searches include:
  • a keyword search for your subject, such as communication disorders
  • a general LC subject heading such as communicative disorders or speech therapy
  • a specific LC subject heading such as speech disorders diagnosis

To determine the most appropriate subject headings when searching the online catalog, refer to the red Library of Congress Subject Headings near the Reference computers in the Library or search the online Library of Congress Authorities Catalog.


Journal & Magazine Articles

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How to Access Databases

Places to Start

Power Search
Search multiple databases with one search. Keyword searching, cannot limit to scholarly journals. Cannot search a phrase such as speech disorders. Best for simple keyword searches. Need to go to the actual database for more specific or complex searches.
Power Search: Find Databases: Communications: Communication Disorders
Suggested communication disorders databases.

Communication Disorders Resources

Indexes scholarly literature in psychology and other related disciplines including communication disorders. International coverage. Searchable thesaurus. Includes Communication Disorders Quarterly, Journal of Neurolinguistics, and Topcs in Language Disorders. Some full-text.
Academic Search Complete
Multi-disciplinary database. Offers options of limiting results to items from peer-reviewed journals and full-text items. Includes Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research; ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association) Leader; and Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development. Some full text.
Medline (EBSCO)
Citations and full-text for articles in journals received by the National Library of Medicine. International in scope. Much more full-text through EBSCO than the free PUBMED version.
Science Citation Index
Search by topic to find significant literature in various fields. Has citations only--use SFX links to find full text for some items.

Other Useful Resources

Includes SFX links to some full-text in all areas of nursing and allied health. Has citations only.
Journals@Ovid Full Text
Use SFX to link to some full-text articles or limit your search to Ovid Full Text Available for the 39 full-text journals available. Limited concurrent users, please LOG OUT after using.
Science Direct
Full-text of articles in many scientific journals. Useful for information on specific communication disorders.
An education index, ERIC has some information about speech and hearing services in schools. Includes Journal of Communication Disorders; Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders; and Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools. Some full text.
Health & Wellness Resource Center
Articles from nursing, medicine, and allied health sources for professionals and consumers. Most available in full text.

SFX logo Logo

Most of our databases will include the SFX logo logo with the search results. Clicking this link will open a popup window with at least one of the following options:

If you would like more information about the SFX logo feature, please see the tutorial Using SFX to Link to Articles.

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