Subject guide for Human Communication Sciences

Key resources Where to study
Use StarPlus to find online and print materials including books, journals and databases. The Information Commons (IC) is where you’ll find most of the books recommended for your modules. In some cases these will also be available as ebooks. The IC also provides a range of study environments, including bookable group study rooms and silent study space.
Use myResource Lists to find materials on your reading lists. The Health Sciences Library (HSL) in the Royal Hallamshire Hospital also holds material supporting medicine, dentistry and health.
Alternative study spaces are available at:
Northern General Hospital
Western Bank Library
Key databases Key websites
Web of Science – large multi-disciplinary database Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
PsycINFO – Database covering psychology and psychiatry International Phonetic Association
CINAHL - cumulatve index to nursing and allied health literature Health Statistics
MEDLINE - the main database for health care literature CASP checklists
More databases for Human Communication Sciences Behind the Headlines
Information literacy Contacts and News
Information skillls tutorials for human communication sciences
Using StarPlus
Using EndNote
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