Clinical language sciences: useful websites
This page lists useful, free internet resources for clinical language sciences. See databases for clinical language sciences for a list of key online sources purchased by the University to help you find information in this subject.
Guides and tutorials
- Internet for Allied Health
One of a series of tutorials written for the Intute Virtual Training Suite. This tutorial aims to improve Internet information skills, knowledge of key Internet sites, Internet search skills and critical thinking skills. Useful for clinical language sciences.
- Evaluating websites: a guide
Hints on assessing the reliability of information you find on the Internet.
- The web
A brief guide to finding information which includes links to the main search engines.
General clinical language sciences-related sites
- Behind the Headlines
Part of the NHS Choices website, it provides an unbiased and evidence-based analysis of health stories that make the news.
- The Linguist List
A site dedicated to providing information on language and linguistics, it contains over 2000 pages listing resources and links. It also runs a mailing list which provides a forum for exchange of information and discussion.
- National Information Centre for Speech-language Therapy (NICeST)
The site is based at the Department of Human Communication Science, UCL.
- NHS Evidence Health Information Resources
The mission of this digital library (formerly the National Library for Health) 'is to provide clinicians with access to the best current know-how and knowledge to support healthcare-related decisions'. Includes The Cochrane Library.
A portal allowing cross-searching of numerous scientific journals and public science databases.
- WWW Virtual Library - Medicine & Health (includes psychology and disability resources)
Part of the WWW Virtual Library, which is made up of a large number of subject sections compiled by volunteers expert in their subject areas.
Organisations & institutions
- American Communication Association
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
- Department of Health
- International Phonetic Association
- International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication
- NHS Choices
- Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
Please note: our site descriptions are based on information available on the site described at the time it was evaluated.Back to Clinical language sciences