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Communication Sciences & Disorders: Articles, Handbooks, Journals & more

This library research guide supports program areas that are a part of Butler University's College of Communication.

Key Journals in the Field

The ASHA Leader Online - Good TOPIC SELECTION site!!  A current awareness news magazine; consult to keep current in the field and to follow hot topics.

American Journal of Audiology

American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology

Language, Speech, & Hearing Services in Schools

Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research

Books at Irwin Library

Butler Library Catalog Searching

Type the following Library of Congress Subject Headings into the Butler's Primo (Library) Catalog to find books in the area of Speech Science and Speech Disorders:

Communicative Disorders
Communication Disorders
Speech Disorders
Speech Disorders in children
Language Disorders
Language Disorders in children
Speech Therapy
Language Acquisition
Voice Disorders
American Sign Language

Browse the Irwin Library Collection....

Roam the stacks! Here are some general call number ranges for books in the area of Speech Disorders:

RC423 Speech Disorders
Language Acquisition
HV2474 American Sign Language
RJ496 Communicative Disorders in children

Class Database Presentations

Review the following database descriptions and characteristics powerpoint slides to help you search the CSD databases:

Database Presentations

Communication Sciences & Disorders Journal Article Databases

The following databases will lead you to journal articles, reports, conference proceedings, books chapters, etc. in the communication disorders subject area.  While Communication Sciences and Disorders Dome Online (ComDis) is the core database, the interdisciplinary nature of this subject area warrants the other databases pertinent as well.


Online Journal Access

Professional Associations

Professional Associations not only can provide career path support but are themselves good places to find overview information, reports, and data concerning Communication Disorders.

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Reference Sources

Blackwell published Handbooks in ebook format.  Click on the book image or title to access (Butler-affiliation authentication required). 

Reference Sources

The MIT encyclopedia of communication disorders
(Click on above image for online access)
Reference Room RC423 .M56 2004

Random House American Sign Language dictionary
Reference Room HV2475 .C668 1994

Blackwell Handbook of Language Development
P118 .B583 2007 


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