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Communication Sciences and Disorders

Get Started on Your Assignment

This page will assist you with assignments associated with this course as well as your thesis project. It highlights the more in-depth, yet essential, tips and tools needed to find information sources required for this course. Look at the advanced search tips on the "Search Effectively" tab ( for assistance on setting your search up more effectively.

If at any time you get stuck, please contact me (email: or schedule a meeting:

Search Databases

The list of databases listed below are not an exhaustive list, but a place to get started. If after trying some of the databases listed below you aren't having success, contact me (

Use Google Scholar

It is highly recommended that you use both library databases and Google Scholar to ensure you have done a comprehensive search of the literature. The resources below cover both the basic functions of Google Scholar as well as some of the advanced tools to optimize your search.