ACSD Subject Gateway
This book is intended for anatomy and physiology students in the health sciences, - audiology, deaf studies, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy and speech-language pathology.
Includes a wide range of terms that are in general use in the current literature on hearing and related topics. Mostly technical topics, making the dictionary particularly useful to the reader with a limited background in physics, acoustics or electronics. Similarly, terms with definitions taken from other standards are also fully referenced to their sources.
"The purpose of the ESRM is to fill that gap by being comprehensive in its coverage of the field, although not exhaustive in its explanation of any one topic. By providing more than 600 entries about important topics across the entirety of survey methodology, the encyclopedia serves as a “first place” to turn for those who need to learn about an aspect of survey methodology."
The SAGE Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods presents current and complete information, as well as ready-to-use techniques, facts, and examples from the field of qualitative research in a very accessible style.
This database is a comprehensive source of full text allied health journal articles, including audiology, speech-language pathology and deaf studies. This database also contains author affiliations, searchable cited references, research instruments, and evidence-based care sheets. Need help using this database? Check out this tutorial.
Medline is the primary health science database and covers a vast variety of topics including audiology, speech-language pathology, deaf studies and health care management and administration.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides nearly 520 scholarly full text journals focusing on many health disciplines including audiology, speech-language pathology, deaf studies and health care administration, community, school, and public health.
Communication & Mass Media Complete provides abstracts and full text of scholarly journal articles and popular articles in areas related to communication; including speech and language pathology.
Provides indexing for health and medical journals (100 of them full-text), and 500+ full text pamphlets, and selected health-related articles from an additional 1,500 general interest magazines; full text of six medical reference books; more than 1,800 medical topic overviews from 'Clinical Reference Systems'; contact information for support groups, hotlines, and research centers from 'The Complete Directory for People with Chronic Illness'.
ScienceDirect includes over 600 fulltext journals covering all aspects of science - including life sciences, physical sciences and social sciences.
This is a great database to use to begin finding articles related to your topic. It covers a wide range of subjects including - health, medicine and wellness.
Be sure to click the 'Scholarly (Peer-reviewed) Journals' checkbox. To insure tht the article is research based you may also ckick the 'References Available' checkbox. Remember to use the Find It button to check for the full-text of an article.
Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education,deaf education. The database also includes - speech-language therapy, hearing testing, sign language; as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues.
An e-book database covering more than 220 academic disciplines, including Audiology.
NIDCD is mandated to conduct and support biomedical and behavioral research and research training in the normal and disordered processes of hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech, and language. The Institute also conducts and supports research and research training related to disease prevention and health promotion; addresses special biomedical and behavioral problems associated with people who have communication impairments or disorders; and supports efforts to create devices which substitute for lost and impaired sensory and communication function.