Recommended Databases
speechBITE
  • database of intervention studies across the scope of speech pathology practice.

  • Does not necessarily give free full text access. Please check Search USA for USA's access to a particular article.

CINAHL Complete
  • This is the definitive research tool for nursing and allied health professionals.

  • Has full-text access to top journals, evidence-based care sheets, quick lessons and more. 

  • View our CINAHL tutorial.

 

PubMed
  • A free, public citation and absract database from the National Institute of Health and the National Library of Medicine.
     

ProQuest Central
  • A search of a variety of databases from ProQuest, including the Education Database, Family Health Database, Health & Medical Collection, Health Management Database, Nursing & Allied Health Database, and Public Health Database.

  • View our ProQuest tutorial

ERIC
  • Education Resources Information Center - an online digital library of education research and information sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.

  • Provides ready access to education literature to support the use of educational research and information to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research.

  • Does not necessarily give free full text access. Please check Search USA for USA's access to a particular article.

SearchUSA

The search bar at the top of our website, known as SearchUSA, searches most of our resources at once. It searches across multiple databsases, including CINAHL and PubMed, as well as our eBook collection. 

Watch our tutorial on SearchUSA below.

 

Google Scholar

Connect Google Scholar to our library to see when full text is available through our subscriptions.

Watch the video below for step-by-step instructions.

 

Free Resources from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

ASHAWire

  • Online portal for all of ASHA's publications

ASHA Practice Portal

  • Information on clinical and professional topics
  • Has client/patient handouts and clinical practice tools/templates

 

ASHA Journals

The library subscribes to ASHA's journals. Full text access is through various databases (not directly from the ASHA website). Click the links below to see our access to each journal.

Required & Supplemental Books

The library has a physical copy of each of your required textbooks. We also have many supplemental books in the field of Speech Language Pathology.

You can search for books using our catalog: 

http://usahs.softlinkliberty.net/liberty/libraryHome.do

Have you found a book you want to read, but don't live near campus? Don't worry, we can ship books to you! Email us at library@usa.edu to request an item be mailed to you. 

Wordless Picture Books

The library has the following worldess picture books that you can borrow for up to 2 weeks at a time.

A ball for daisy       A boy, a dog, and a frog Chalk
Good dog, Carl Good night, Gorilla Hug
Journey     The lion & the mouse   Pancakes for breakfast
  Rainstorm   The red book Sidewalk Circus
The snowman   Tuesday  Wave

 

Anatomy Models

We have several anatomy models avialable for you to use during your Residency Weekends, including ear, larynx, and brain models. 

            Anatomy models

Checkout Services

We are excited to be offering library checkout services for you to borrow anatomy models, lab materials, and books from your campus library. Students and faculty will be able to reserve items through the online Library Catalog and make appointments to pick them up on campus. The videos below will walk you through this process. All details about the checkout service can be found here: https://library.usa.edu/checkout

Library Checkout Service: Getting Started

Picking Up and Returning Materials On Days You Are Scheduled for Lab Activities

Picking Up and Returning Materials On Days You’re Not Scheduled for Lab Activities

 
Live Webinars & Tutorials

The USA Library hosts live webinars each month on a wide-range of topics.

See our upcoming webinars for more information. 

Missed a webinar? Check out the USA Library's YouTube page and view past sessions