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Communication Disorders

Find and cite journal articles and books in the field of communication disorders, and/or set up an individual research session with a librarian.

SouthernSearch for Articles

SouthernSearch searches many of our databases, but not all of them. Use the links to databases to find the most relevant resources.

If you do use SouthernSearch, limit your search to peer-reviewed journals by using the options on the left after you receive the initial results.

Google Scholar Search

Suggested Databases

Peer-Reviewed Sources

To ensure you are using peer-reviewed material:

  1. Limit a database to peer reviewed, scholarly journals, or refereed journals before beginning a search, or apply it as a limiter when you get the results of your search. You can do this in Southernsearch, any Ebsco database, and most Proquest databases.
  2. Check Ulrich’s International Periodicals Directory
  3. Check the submission guidelines at the journal’s official website.

See this guide for more information

Requesting Articles

If you find an article in Google Scholar that you can't access, you can email me the COMPLETE CITATION

It is vital that you send the COMPLETE CITATION.

I will recheck access and if the article isn't available through Buley, I'll either request it for you (it's free for you!) or direct you to our fantastic Interlibrary Loan service.

Where Are Print Journals Shelved?

All print journals are shelved in alphabetical order by title on the ground floor

IT printers on the first floor allow you to scan books or documents. There is a printer located by the IT Help Desk and another near the reference stacks. Scanning to your email is free. Copying and printing is 5 cents for a single side black and white page and 8 cents for a double-side page. Color printing is 25 cents for a single page and 40 cents for a double-side page. Assistance with scanning using the IT printers is provided by the IT Help Desk on the first floor.

Journals on microfilm or microfiche are shelved in the Microforms Area. Most of the readers are also printers. Ask for assistance in the Technical Services area.