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Speech Language Pathology

A research guide for students in Speech-Language Pathology programs.

Speech Language Pathology Resources

The first few resources listed are for articles on topics specific to the Speech Language Pathology program, including linguistics and medical information. For articles focusing on education, scroll down to the general education resources below.


  • Source for articles on medicine, including medical aspects of speech pathologies.
  • Combines the National Library of Medicine's bibliographic database with links to many full text articles from leading medical journals.
Medline quick search






  • Source for articles related to psychology and counseling
  • Contains 2.5 million+ citations and summaries from over 2,200 journals
  • Journal coverage is 1887-present
PsycINFO Quick Search



Psychology Journals at ProQuest



  • Indexing for more than 1000 preeminent psychiatry and psychology journals.

Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts

  • Abstracts and indexes international literature in linguistics and related disciplines.


  • Complete coverage of English-language nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses' Association
  • Covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines.

CINAHL Quick Search



Nursing and Allied Health Source at ProQuest



  • Evidence based nursing information and journals, including systematic reviews, scholarly journals, and evidence summaries


  • A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, PubMed includes over 16 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.

Education Databases

There are many places to find articles for Education-related research. We recommend starting the Education databases for most topics.  Depending on your topic, you may want to try databases in other fields, like sociology, business, or psychology.

Education Databases:

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)

  • Includes references to books, journals, conference proceedings, selected presentation, research reports and policy group working papers in addition to US government documents such as Congressional hearings & reports and Dept of Ed reports
  • Links to fulltext when available. Use Find It @ UWG for the others.
  • Please check ERIC's website for updated information on the availability of ERIC documents.
  • A free version with fewer features is available at

 Education Full Text

  • Has many fulltext journals, but not 100% fulltext
  • Includes references to books and journals about secondary education, adult education, continuing education, literacy standards and other topics
  • Use Find It @ UWG to find articles not included as fulltext

 ProQuest Education Journals

  • Indexes over 400 education journals

LISTA (Library, Information Science, & Technology Abstracts)

  • Indexes over 600 journals
  • Includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more

Library Science Database (Proquest)

  • Includes full-text access to over 150 top publications in library and information science
  • theoretical and applied study of library science, including trade publications aimed at the library profession as well as scholarly journals.

Chronicle of Higher Education (Premium) 

  • Provides news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators, serving as a major news service for US academic affairs. Excellent resource for recent trends and events in higher ed.  All content from 1989 to present is available.

Professional Development Collection

  • Indexes over 800 professional development journals (500+ full text)
  • Fulltext of 160+ education pamphlets


Many of our subject databases have dissertations listed in them that are specific to that area of study.

Proquest Education in particular has a ton of dissertations.  ERIC also has a large number of dissertations indexed in it. Some you will be able to access right away by clicking the Full Text PDF button.  Others you will need to request by filling out the Dissertation form on ILLiad.  Whether or not it is immediately available has a lot to do with copyright and library contracts for different databases.  To find them, go into the database and do a search.  Then choose dissertations on the left side menu.