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Communication Disorders and Deafness: Start Your Research Here

This guide features resources for research in speech-language pathology, audiology, and speech-language-hearing sciences and disorders.

OER

Click the link below for Open Educational Resources on Communication Disorders and Deafness:

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Subject-Focused Encyclopedias

Need to select a research topic or find background information?  

The Reference Collection includes a variety of different sources, such as: subject-focused encyclopedias, handbooks, almanacs, maps/atlases, statistical compendiums, dictionaries, and more. Look here to find introductory articles on subject-related topics. The broad perspective offered by such articles often proves helpful for narrowing research topics before pursuing more in-depth information. 

This guide provides some recommendations for encyclopedias and other reference resources that might provide helpful information relating to your topic.

Recommended Multimedia Databases

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Recommended Online Encyclopedia Databases

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Tests and Measures Databases

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The following databases provide information to identify tests and measurement instruments. 

Recommended Subject-Focused Encyclopedias

The following encyclopedias and dictionaries are recommended for research relating to Communication Disorders and Deafness. Books with a Call Number beginning with the letters "Ref" are shelved in alphanumeric order by call number in the Reference Collection on the second floor of the Nancy Thompson Library Learning Commons (NTLC). Books with the designation "Electronic Resource" are e-books, which are accessible by clicking the hyperlinked title.

Subject Guide

Ask a Librarian

Listed below are options available for you to contact a reference librarian and ask for help with your research.