Speech-language Pathology and Audiology

Resources for Speech-language Pathology & Audiology

Finding Books ...

The UA Libraries Catalog is where you find books, audiovisual materials, periodicals, and other resources that are held in UA's Bierce, Science & Technology, Wayne, and Law School libraries.

This is the combined catalog of 88 Ohio college and university libraries and the State Library of Ohio.  If books or other materials are not available through the UA Libraries catalog, then your next option is to check the OhioLINK Catalog.  Items with a status of "Available" can be requested and sent to you in as little as 3-5 business days.

This is a combined catalog of libraries from around the world. 

This is the document delivery service for the UA library community.  Books, dissertations, microfilm and other materials not available in the UA Libraries or OhioLINK  can be requested, as well as journal articles not available in print or full-text online.

Finding articles...

The following databases are recommended for researching topics in Speech-language Pathology & Audiology.  They provide access to journal, magazine, and newspaper articles, and in some cases resources such as dissertations and book chapters.  

A comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 6,100 full-text periodicals, including more than 5,100 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 10,100 journals and a total of more than 10,600 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.

The world's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 560 journals.

Abstracts of journals articles, as well citations to dissertations, books, and papers dealing with all aspects of Speech-language Patholgy & Audiology.

Provides access to education literature and resources.

Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals, including nearly 450 peer-reviewed journals focusing on many medical disciplines.

Includes the Science, Arts & Humanities, and Social Sciences Citation Indexes.  The most comprehensive indexes of scholarly journal literature, they provide citation searching.

The world's most comprehensive research tool for medical literature, providing full text for nearly 1,200 journals. 

Covers emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

A comprehensive database covering information in all areas of sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure.

Electronic Journals by Title

Find full-text electronic journals available at The University of Akron. Search for title words/phrases or browse individual collections.


Selected Reference Resources





Other Research Tools

RefWorks is a Web-based bibliography and database manager that allows you to create your own personal database by importing references from text files or online databases. You can use these references in writing papers and automatically format the paper and the bibliography in seconds

Index to doctoral dissertations and master's theses from North
America and Europe. Includes or has links to full text.

The ETD Center is a free, online database of Ohio’s masters and doctoral theses and dissertations from participating OhioLINK member schools. It contains the abstract for all included theses and dissertations. The full-text is also available if it was submitted.


Digital Media

Films on Demand is a web-based digital video delivery service that allows you to view streaming videos from Films Media Group, a collection of more than 5,500 educational titles in dozens of subject areas.

A collection of educational films and documentaries that you can view.


Professional Organizations & Centers