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ASHA Practice Portal


The ASHA Practice Portal can be an excellent place to start exploring a CSD topic. Each topic provides relevant resources and references to evidence.

IDA Journals

These journals are published by the International Dyslexia Association. Access is provided by the CSD Department. Please use the following username and password to access them.

Username: CSD_MGHIHP
Password: 126570


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Search for Journal Articles

Topics in Communication Sciences and Disorders can span a wide range of disciplines.  Here are some of the databases CSD students have found most helpful.

Medical Literature
      • PubMed @MGH
        NLM/NIH database of health literature; includes Medline as well as more life sciences journal and book citations.  This version will also link directly to Treadwell Library's eJournal subscriptions. Need help with searching?

      • CINAHL
        The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature is one of the most important resources for nursing and allied health literature.  It contains a combination of both scholarly research articles as well as articles from trade publications.

      • OVID Medline 1996 to the Present
        The premier health literature database from the National Library of Medicine.
          Education Literature
          • Education Research Complete
            A great place to start your search for education literature.  This database includes citations and abstracts for over 2,400 journals and full-text for over 1,400 journals.

          • ERIC 
            Produced by the US Department of Education, this is the primary database for education literature.  

          Psychology & Development Literature
          • PsycInfo
            The premier database for psychological, behavioral, and developmental topics.
          There are many more.  Go to Treadwell's databases page for the complete list.

          Systematic Reviews and Research Summaries

          • Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
            Provides reviews of research on interventions in health care to provide evidence for clinical care protocols.
          • DynaMed
            Searches approximately 500 journals plus the Cochrane Library as well as other EBM sources to find evidence for clinical practice.
          • Up-to-Date
            Available on the Partners Network Only
            Research reports that answer clinical questions.
          • EPC Evidence Reports
            from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

          Other Libraries

          Not finding what you need at Treadwell?

          • Countway Library - Your MGH ID Badge gives you access to this Harvard Medical School library.  You have to visit in person, but once inside you have access to all of the electronic and print resources.

          • Boston Public Library - anyone with a Massachusetts address can get access to their electronic databases and journals.

          Still no luck?  Try searching WorldCat in the box below.



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