SLPA 20800: Perspectives On Deafness

Defining Your Research Question

Determine and define the clinical problem
·       Frame this in a question format as it will help you determine the key concepts: population, intervention and outcome.
Generate a list of keywords using PICO
·       Patient or Population (what is the disorder or disease)
·       Intervention
·       Comparison (if any)
·       Outcome (what you are hoping to assess)

Finding Scholarly Articles

This is a great tool for finding primary medical and research articles.

This is a great tool for finding education, health promotion, and psychosocial health articles along with research articles.
This is a great tool for finding psychology, psychiatry, sociology and medical articles along with research articles.
ERIC (Ebsco interface)
This is a great tool for finding education articles.

Journal Articles

Find full-text access to the following key journals:

Websites, Blogs & Vlogs

Listen Up
A website devoted to hearing impaired children and their families.
A website devoted to cochlear implant recipients.
Hear It
A eurpoean  non-profit organization that offers scientific and other relevant information related to hearing impairment.

Google Blog Search

Google Video Search

Contact Us

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Laura Kuo

Health Sciences Librarian
(607) 274-1197

Library Exercise

Use this exercise as a template to help you with your assignments in this course.
Library Research Template pdf

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