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General Steps to Research Communication Disorders

Consult Reference Books

Reference books are a good starting point for background information.  They can help you to narrow your topic and will often include bibliographies of additional resources. See the tab for Books and Ebooks for suggested resources.

Find  Articles

Try searching for your topics in one of the suggested databases. Remember that each database contains a different set of journals. See the tab for Articles

Visit Association Websites

Many industries have professional associations devoted to promoting the interests of its members.  They are often excellent sources of data and news, although of course you must consider the possibility of bias in the way information is presented. See the websites Tab.


Welcome to the Speech, Hearing and Language LibGuide.

Select from the tabs above to search for books, periodicals, and websites that are reliable sources of information about speech, hearing and language.

You will also find important information regarding citations as well as how to get additional help from members of the LIU Post library faculty.

Access to digital resources found in this guide is available from both on and off campus to current University students and faculty. For remote (off-campus) access to the library databases and e-resources, login using your My LIU username and password (the same Username and Password used for accessing e-mail). For more information contact the Circulation Department directly at 516-299-2303.

Periodical resources unavailable in the Library's electronic databases or Periodicals Department may be requested through ILLiad, the Library's Interlibrary Loan Service.

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Portions of this LibGuide were adapted from Art Hendricks' guide at Portland State University by Assistant Professor Angela Cornwell