Welcome to the Communication Sciences & Disorders Subject Guide.

Audience: CUW CSD undergraduate and SLP graduate students

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APA Citation Style Guide

Evidence Based Practice Guide


Course Guides

SLP 515 Library Homework

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Search for Ebooks

Ebook Central

EBSCO eBooks

Reference Books

These General books serve as a good starting point for definitions and background information
The Sounds of Language: An Introduction to Phonetics Ebook
The Hearing Sciences Textbook Ebook
Speech Disorders: Causes, Treatments, and Social Effects Ebook
Writing Scientific Research in Communication Sciences & Disorders Ebook
Essentials of Audiology Ebook
Preclinical Speech Science: Anatomy, Physiology, Acoustics, & Perception Ebook

Browse for Books in the Library

Library of Congress Call Numbers
HV 2474            American Sign Language (ASL)
RC 423-428.8    Speech Therapy
RF 290-210       Deafness Audiology
RJ 496               Communicative Disorders in Children
QP 461              Perception of Sound

EBP Research Search Tools

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PICO Search Tools Online

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MeSH terms vs. Keywords:

Looking for some suggestions for Primo or databases? Try one of these keywords or phrases related to your topic.

LC Subject Terms:

“American Sign Language”
“Communicative Disorders”
“Communication Disorders”
“Language Acquisition”
“Language Disorders”
Language Disorders in children
“Physiological acoustics”
“Speech Disorders”
“Speech Disorders in children”
“Speech Therapy”
“Voice Disorders”

Online Data Sources

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