SOCI 240 Deaf Culture: Guide Contents

This guide points to deaf and general library resources.

Guide Contents

Book cover of Ann Silver's book showing  the signs One Way, Deaf Way in opposite directions.

This guide will assist you in finding Deaf resources such as books, journals, articles, and databases. In general, Deaf-related resources tend to be in the HV2300-HV2600 area for books (including OVERSIZE books), bound journals, and DVDs. However, Deaf topics will be found in different call number areas. If you have questions, feel free to contact me,

Check out the Maryland Deaf Culture Digital Library! Another website is the Heart of Deaf Culture.  If you have questions, feel free to contact me, Joan Naturale - I am the NTID and Deaf Studies Librarian and happy to help.

Find out how to find DVDs in our Deaf Media collection on the 1st floor

Online Videos
Find online videos on your topic

Reference Works & Books
Learn how to find deaf related encyclopedias and books and search for a book

What is a Scholarly Article
Distinguish between a scholarly, trade, and popular article

Anatomy of a Scholarly Article
View the common parts of a scholarly article

Popular Magazines
Look at this listing of Deaf popular magazines

Scholarly Articles
Databases are recommended for finding citations and articles on your topic.

Google Tools
Use Google Tools such as Google Books and Google Scholar to discover more works and see if we have them in our collections or through Connect NY

Use the proper citation format by finding resources on how to use APA or MLA format.


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