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CD 415W - Professional Literacies: Books

Tools for a literature review, conducting a study, interpreting results, and disseminating information.


Books in this subject area can be located at Drinko Library, Morrow Stacks or Marshall University's Health Science Library or Graduate College Library which are located off-campus at Cabell Huntington Hospital or South Charleston campus respectively.  Use the MU Libraries Online Catalog to find books by subject headings or keywords at all locations of the Marshall University Libraries. The following Library of Congress Subject Headings can be used with the Basic Search by Subject Heading to locate books:

For additional, useful subject headings for your topic, consult the following listings, available in the Reference Collection or online:

You may also want to browse the collection in the following call number areas:

  • BF 712-724
  • RC 321-429

For books at other libraries, search other Library catalogs over the Web.

Books Marshall does not own may be ordered via our consortium E-Z Borrow or, if not available there, from other libraries using our Information Delivery Services (IDS).

E-Books Searching

To find e-books Marshall owns or has access to, you can search the MU Catalog in the same way you search for print items.  However, you can limit your search to e-book items only by using the advanced search option as seen below.

Advanced Search

A Few Recommended Titles

Developmental Theory and Language Disorders (2005) -- fourth volume in the series Trends in Language Acquisition Research.

Educating deaf students from research to practice (2002) -- '...accessible evaluation of the research literature on the needs and strengths of deaf children and on the methods that have been used-successfully and unsuccessfully-to teach both deaf and hearing children.'

Computer synthesized speech technologies : tools for aiding impairment (2010) -- important issues for researchers and practitioners using computer synthesized speech as an assistive aid.

Stroke recovery and rehabilitation (2009) -- details the acute and long-term treatment of all stroke-related impairments and complications, including communication disorders.

Social and communication development in autism spectrum disorders (2006) -- understanding and measuring social communication in children with autism spectrum disorders.