This guide is a starting point for locating Speech Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) and Speech Language Pathology (SLP) books, videos, anatomical models, journal articles, and credible websites.
The menu on the right will help you research, locate, evaluate and cite resources in APA style.
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Do a keyword search of the Library catalog using words that are specific to your topic. Try using specific keywords, such as proper names, combining several keywords, or using keyword phrases. For example:
speech-language pathology; speech therapy; communication sciences and disorders; speech and language development; phonology; morphology; semantics; syntax; pragmatics; voice; fluency; swallowing; children; families; students; speech-language professionals; speech and language research
Or search for specific condition/disease/disorder or therapy/treatment:
stuttering, hearing loss, aphasia, childhood language delays, articulation delays, phonological delays, laryngectomy
language therapy, articulation therapy, phonological therapy, plastic surgery to repair cleft palate, alaryngeal speech rehabilitation, passy muir valves, hearing aids, foreign accent modification
For more tips on creating keyword searches, see the Articles section of this guide
Once you find some items, you can use subject headings to find other items that cover the same topic.
Reference materials are well indexed, up-to-date, concise, and highly credible. They provide overviews, definitions, specific information (such as causes & symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, prognosis, etc) or addresses. Types of reference books include: directories, dictionaries and encyclopedias, basic health books (describing diseases and conditions), and drug resources.
Conn's Current Therapy REF RM101 .C87
Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment REF RC71 .A14
Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary REF R 121.D73 (Ready Reference--located at our reference desks)
Goldman's Cecil Medicine REF RC46 .C423
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine REF RC46 .H333
Use these call number ranges to browse our collection shelves.
Also look for e-books and streaming videos
|BF 251||Hearing, Psychology|
|BF 455||Psychology of Language and Speech|
|BF 723.C57||Child Psychology Communication|
|LB 3251-3454||School Health Services|
|LC 4028||Language and Learning|
|P 118||Early Language Acquisition/Emergent Lexicon|
|QM 251||Anatomy and Physiology of Speech|
|QM 507||Human Anatomy - Ear|
|QP 86||Physiology of Aging|
|QP 306||Physiology of Voice and Speech|
|QP 461 - QP 471||Neurophysiology - Hearing - Physiological Acoustics|
|RC 423||Communication Disorders|
|RC 424.7||Articulation Disorders|
|RF 110 - RF 285||Otology - Diseases of the Ear|
|RF 290 - RF 294||Audiology - Hearing Disorders|
|RF 294.5||Audiology - Special Tests and Methods|
|RF 298 - RF 310||Hearing Disorders - Instruments|
|RF 510||Diseases of the Larynx, Vocal Cords. Instrumentation|
|RJ 496||Language and Communication Disorders in Children|