Audiology & Communication Disorders Databases
Recommended starting places
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (EBSCOhost)
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews indexes reviews of research in healthcare and health policy. Cochrane Reviews base their findings on the results of trials which meet certain quality criteria, since the most reliable studies will provide the best evidence for making decisions about health care.
(article index, reference resource)
Information sources relating to communication disorders, including audiology and speech-language pathology.
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (ProQuest)
1973-present. Covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics, as well as various fields of linguistics.
Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
A large academic multi-disciplinary database providing indexing for over 8,000 journals and full text for nearly 4,700 (including more than 3,600 peer-reviewed journals). PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for some journals.
CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) covers journals, books, and other materials in nursing and several allied health fields.
Education Full Text - content now available in Education Source
Education Research Complete - content now available in Education Source
Education Source (EBSCOhost)
(article index, e-books)
As the most authoritative resource for the study of education, this bibliographic and full-text database covers scholarly research and information to meet the needs of education students, professionals and policy makers. This complete source of education scholarship covers all levels of education—from early childhood to higher education—as well as all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education and testing.
Health and Psychosocial Instruments (Ovid)
1985-present. Information about measurement
instruments in the health and psychosocial sciences.
(article index, newspapers)
News, business, legal, and reference information. Full-text newspapers include the Denver Post, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Washington Post, Times (London), Financial Times (London), and many others.
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print (EBSCOhost)
Mental Measurements Yearbook contains descriptive information and reviews of commercially available standardized educational, personality, aptitude, neuropsychological, achievement, and intelligence tests. Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides information including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, print, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).
Merck Index (CambridgeSoft)
The Merck Index is an encyclopedia of chemicals, drugs and biologicals, including an appendix with organic name reactions.
Nursing and Allied Health Source (ProQuest)
Full-text journals and dissertations in nursing and the allied health fields, as well as Systematic Reviews, Evidence Summaries, and Best Practice Information Sheets from the Joanna Briggs Institute.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: Full Text
(dissertations and theses)
The most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses, with 2.7 million searchable citations to dissertation and theses from around the world from 1861 to the present. Over 1.2 million full text dissertations are available for download in PDF format, and over 2.1 million titles are available for purchase as printed copies. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works.
ProQuest Research Library
Covers scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers in a broad range of subjects.
1872-present. Covers both journal and book literature in psychology.
Social Sciences Citation Index (ISI Web of Science)
Web of Science includes Arts & Humanities Citation Index (2004-present), Science Citation Index (1999-present), and Social Sciences Citation Index (1965-present). It offers bibliographic citations and cited references from a broad range of disciplines, and is useful as a citation analysis tool.
Social Sciences Full Text
Contains indexing for more than 500 publications covering a wide range of interdisciplinary fields such as addiction studies, anthropology, corrections, economics, gender studies, gerontology, minority studies, political sciences, psychology, sociology. Indexing coverage dates back to 1983, and abstracts date back to 1994.
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