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Communication Disorders: Journal Articles

Tips for finding journals held by the Library.

 If you already have a reference to a journal article, you can find out whether the Library has the journal it is published in by doing a Journal title begins with search on the Library's catalogue.

Note that the Library has journals in both print and electronic formats and there are separate catalogue records for these.  

When searching for journals on a particular subject do a Subject keyword search in the catalogue. Type in periodicals, along with subject words; e.g.

language disorders periodicals

speech disorders periodicals

communicative disorders periodicals

speech therapy periodicals

dyslexia periodicals

deglutition periodicals

audiology periodicals

hearing disorders periodicals

deafness periodicals

deaf children periodicals

hearing aids periodicals

child language

people disabilities communication periodicals

children language disabilities periodicals

brain damage rehabilitation periodicals

Keeping Up-to-Date

Web of Science, PsycINFO and Medline(Ovid) enable you to set up automatic search alerts. Save your search on the database and when new records matching your search are added they will be emailed to you.

For key journals, go to the publisher's web site and set up a table-of-contents alert. Each time a new issue is published the table-of-contents will be emailed to you.

Springer Handbook of Auditory Research

E-books via Springer

Please note that the Library also has print copies of books in this series, including earlier books not available electronically. 

Advances in Oto-rhono-laryngology

Journal abbreviations

To find out what journal title abbreviations stand for use this site:-

NLM Catalog: Journals referenced in the NCBI Databases

When searching in PubMed hold the cursor over the journal title abbreviation to find the full title.

  Two ways to find journal articles for your study

Journals are scholarly publications in which scholars and researchers publish their work. Articles provide indepth information on narrowly focused topics.

To find articles on you topic across a range of journals search the indexing databases. These contain references to articles and most of them provide links to the full text online if the Library has a subscription to them. In the box below are links to the most useful databases for Communication Disorders.  

You can also find articles by searching in particular journals. See below for a selection of key journals.

Key databases for Communication Disorders

A selection of key speech & language disorders journals

A selection of key audiology journals

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