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Communication Sciences & Disorders resources: Finding Articles and Evidence

Speech Pathology & Audiology

About Finding Articles and Evidence

All of the resources listed on this page are either freely available or are available through subscriptions (marked with lock icon). If you are off-campus, you may be prompted to sign in with hawk id and password.If you experience any difficulty with access or would like to recommend a resource to add, please contact the guide owner.

The databases listed on this page are excellent places to start a literature search. Please schedule a consultation iif you need help finding, organizing, or formatting references. 

For most of the databases listed, look for the UI Link button in your results, and select it to view full text options.

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Additional Databases

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Guide to Searching

Point of Care Tools for Finding Evidence

Core Databases

Defining Evidence Based Clinical Practice


Evidence-Based Clinical Practice (EBCP): Evidence-based practice is the judicious use of the best research evidence (found in health sciences literature), clinical expertise (what the health care provider knows) and patient values (what the patient wants and believes) to create a plan of action regarding patient care.  Evidence-based practice is an umbrella term that covers evidence-based medicine, evidence-based dentistry, evidence-based public health, evidence-based nursing and etc.

ASHA EBP Resources

Guides to Appraising Literature

How to Read a Paper Series