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Library Guide 20: Speech Language Pathology

Reference Works
Fabbro, F., & Asher, R.E. (1999). Concise encyclopedia of language pathology. New York: Elsevier. Ref RC423 .C656 1999.

Singh, S., Kent, R.D., & Rider, P. (2000). Illustrated dictionary of speech-language pathology. San Diego: Singular Publishing Group. Ref RC423 .S533 2000.

Golper, L.A.C. (1998). Sourcebook for medical speech pathology. San Diego: Singular Publishing Group. Ref RC423.A2 G64 1992.

Roeser, R.J., Pearson, D.W., & Tobey, Emily A. (1998). Speech-language pathology desk reference. New York: Thieme. Ref RC423 .R586 1998

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Online Databases
ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) CSA
Abstracts indexed in Resources in Education (RIE), an index of education documents collected by the National Education Information Network, and Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE), which indexes professional journals in education and related fields. (ERIC Documents from 1990 to present are available on microfiche at the periodicals Desk on the 4th floor). ERIC is also available from the U.S. Department of Education website.

Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) CSA
Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) assists both generalists and specialists in keeping abreast of cutting-edge developments in disciplines concerned with the nature and use of language. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is also given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics.

Cochrane Library Wiley InterScience
A unique source of reliable and up-to-date information on the effects of interventions in health care. Published on a quarterly basis, The Cochrane Library is designed to provide information and evidence to support decisions taken in health care and to inform those receiving care.

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Professional Associations
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
The primary professional association for speech language pathologists. Find information about accreditation and programs, as well as links to ASHA newsletters and other publications.

Association for Research in Otolaryngology
The primary professional association for researchers and practicitioners in otolaryngolgoy, the ARO website provides access to conference reports, newsletters, and the association's professional journal, JARO.

American Academy of Audiology
Access professional development information, conference reports, newsletters, and advocacy materials compiled by the AAA.

Online Research Sources
MedlinePlus: Speech and Communication Disorders
Links to reference works and current research in speech language pathology from the National Library of Medicine.

Healthfinder.gov: Communication Disorders
The Department of Health and Human Resources collection of resources for caregivers and families dealing with communication disorders.

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
The NIH agency charged with research in speech language pathology. The site provides a nice mix of scholarly resources, upcoming events, and patient information.

Net Connections for Communications Disorders and Sciences
An extensive collection of links from Judith Maginnis Kuster, a speech language pathologist at the University of Minnesota, Mankato. Resources range from diagnostic tools to online language learning tools to lesson plans.

SLP Start Page
A collection of links to discussion groups, directories, professional associations, and therapeutic tools compiled by Bowen since 1998.

Created by E. Drabinski 12/08
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