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Subject Directories
About.com. Speech and Language Disorders
About.com. Speech Therapy
Google Directory. Communication Disorders. Language and Speech
Healthfinder. Speech
Hardin-MD. Speech Pathology/Speech Therapy
MedlinePlus: Speech and Communications Disorders
Yahoo. Medicine. Audiology

Subject Gateways/MetaPages
AllRefer.com Health. Diseases & Conditions. Speech Disorders
Health Central. Hearing Health Center
Health Central. Speech Disorders. Health Center
National Electronic Library for Health. Speech and Language Therapist Portal
MedlinePlus. Audiology
MedlinePlus. Hearing
MedlinePlus.Speech Disorders
Net Connections for Communication Disorders and Sciences
OMNI-BIOME. Speech Disorders
OMNI-BIOME. Speech Therapy, Communicative Disorders

Library Subject Guides
Western Michigan University Libraries. Speech Pathology
Loyola Notre Dame Library. Resources by Subject. Speech Pathology
Purdue University. Libraries. Speech, Language & Hearing Studies
University of British Columbia Library. Subject Resources for Audiology and Speech Sciences
University of Delaware. Library. Subject Guides. Internet Resources for Linguistics
University of Illinois and Urbana-Champaign. Applied Life Studies Library. Guide to Sources in Speech and Hearing Science

Departmental Guides
Bobby R. Alford Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Science. Guide to Otholaryngology on the Internet
Speech Research Lab. A.I. duPont Hospital for Children and the University of Delaware
University of Mississippi. School of Applied Sciences. Comunicative Disorders

Databases & Indexes
CHID Online (Combined Health Information Database
A collection of 10 government databases covering various aspects of health and medicine. Results supply citation and abstract.

"provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers"

(Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health) restricted
Indexes over 1,000 journals in nursing and related fields with abstracts from 1986 to the present and indexing from 1982 to the present. Updated weekly.

Cochrane Library
Evidence-based medicine databases including systematic reviews and a controlled trials register on the effects of health care.

ComDis Dome (Communications Sciences and Disorders Dome) restricted
The ComDis Dome is an index for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and students. It includes articles, books, dissertations, grants, Web resources, scholars and institutions pertinent to your profession. You must search our local library catalog to find the books or articles, or use the link from the Dome to purchase them. An animated tutorial is available on the site.

The Dome offers features not found in typical research databases:
* Save and share - annotate and share results with others
* Authors' Database - detailed author profiles with contact information and linked publication records
* Exporting - into management software such as Endnote and Procter.

Communication Abstracts
Z5630 .C64x (Ref) (Index Shelves) A printed index covering major communications-related articles, reports, and books in general communications, mass communications, advertising and marketing, communications theory, interpersonal and intrapersonal communication, small group communication, organizational communications, journalism, public relations, radio, public opinion, speech, and television. Use this source in combination with the electronic indexes described in this guide and for older material not covered in the electronic indexes. You should probably not rely on this index alone, since the other indexes in this list are often more comprehensive. 1978-present. Published six times a year.

ERIC restricted
The Educational Resources Information Center indexes and abstracts over 2,000 journals and more than 450,000 reports in education and related fields. The documents are on microfiche in the Education Library. Covers 1966-present. Updated monthly.
This is the FirstSearch version, also available from CSA and from the US government.

LexisNexis Academic restricted
Indexes thousands of domestic and foreign newspapers, as well as journals, and other publications in News, Business, Legal Research, Medical and Reference. The legal research category includes law reviews, law news, federal and state laws and cases. Mostly full text. Coverage dates vary.

Medline (FirstSearch) restricted
The major index to medical research, from clinical medicine to cellular and biomolecular biology. Produced by the US National Library of Medicine. Coverage: 1965 - present. Updated daily.

OVID Nursing Collection restricted
Indexes hundreds of nursing journals and provides full text access to over forty of these journals. Searches can be limited just to full text or review articles. Updated daily.

PsycINFO 1887 restricted
Psychological Abstracts BF 1 .P65 (General Stacks)
Covers world-wide literature in psychology and related disciplines. Journal articles, technical reports, books, book chapters, and dissertations are included. Coverage: 1887-present. Updated weekly.
Use the Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms for subject words: BF1 .P65x 2001 (Education Lib. and Waldo Ref.

PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's interface for searching MEDLINE, the major index to medical research, from clinical medicine to cellular and biomolecular biology. Provides free citations and abstracts, but limited full text. Coverage: 1966 - present. Updated weekly.
Tips for using PubMed effectively are found in the NLM PubMed tutorial and UFL PubMed tutorial.

Medline Plus
Health information from the National Library of Medicine presented accessibly for professionals and non-professionals.

One time registration required. Free access to Medline, and access to full-text medical articles.

Science Direct restricted
Database for scientific research that contains the citations and abstracts of more than 1,800 Elsevier journals in the life, physical, medical, technical, and social sciences as well as selected full text articles. Science Direct can be searched as a database or browsed by individual title. Coverage varies.

Evidence Based Speech
Evidence Based Research in Communication Disorders

American Academy of Audiology
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Audiology Foundation of America
Autism Society of America. Autism Source
Criteria for Determining Disability in Speech-Language Disorders
EAA Educational Audiology Association
Institute of Child Health. Friends of the Children of Great Ormond Street Library. Speech and Language Therapy

Government Resources
Government of British Columbia. Ministry of Health Services. Internet Resources. Health Related Internet Resources. Speech and Hearing
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communications Disorders
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communications Disorders. Health Information

Related resources
RehabWorld.com. Speech Language Pathology World
Speech Language Pathology Web Sites
Virtual Tour of the Ear

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