Recommended Databases
  • 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.


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


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

  • 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.


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


  • 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.

Recommended eBooks

Below are a few recomended eBooks for Speech Language Pathology. Click on the cover image to access the full text. You can search for more eBooks using the search bar at the top of the page.

The Speech-Language Pathologist's Handbook for Inclusive School Practice     Embedding Evidence-Based Practice in Speech and Language Therapy : International Examples     The Handbook of Language and Speech Disorders     Oral-Facial Evaluation for Speech-Language Pathologists    Medical Speech-Language Pathology : A Practitioner's Guide

Effective SLP Interventions for Children with Cerebral Palsy : NDT/Traditional/Eclectic     Introductory Linguistics for Speech and Language Therapy Practice     A New Approach to Stuttering: Diagnosis and Therapy     Introduction to Clinical Methods in Communication Disorders     Working with Families in Speech-Language Pathology

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:

Have you found a book you want to read, but don't live near Austin? Don't worry, we can ship books to you! Email us at [email protected] 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

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