The library has many databases that have scholarly articles. However, there are a few core journals that publish the most articles related to this topic:
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education
Journal of the American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association (JADARA)
American Annals of the Deaf
Deafness & Education International,
Sign Language Studies
Deaf Studies Digital Journal
You can search within the journal to retrieve articles or use the databases below. Use the A-Z Journal List to find journal print and online holdings.
If you have a citation, try the Citation LInker to locate materials.
Tip: Check the bibliography or references at the end of articles to find more works.You must access the databases through the library website. If you go to Google and find an article you like and it asks you to pay for it, DO NOT pay for it. It is probably in our databases or you can get the article for free through our interlibrary loan services.
Carty, B., Macready, S., & Sayers, E. (2009 Spring). "A grave and gracious Woman": Deaf people and signed language in colonial New England. Sign Language Studies, 9(3), 287-323,380-381.
Kusters, A.. (2010). Deaf utopias? Reviewing the sociocultural literature on the world's "Martha's Vineyard situations. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 15(1), 3.
Lane, H., Pillard, R & Hedberg, U. (2007 Winter). Nancy Rowe and George Curtis: Deaf lives in Maine 150 years ago. Sign Language Studies, 7(2), 152-166.
Lane, H., Pillard, R., & French, M. (2000). Origins of the American Deaf-World.Sign Language Studies, 1(1), 1744.
Shaw, E., & Delaporte, Y. (2011). New perspectives on the history of American Sign Language. Sign Language Studies, 11(2), 158-204,290-291.