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Hearing and Speech Sciences

A guide to print and electronic sources in the field of Hearing and Speech Sciences.

Search the Libraries' Catalog

Use the Catalog to search for books, journal titles, government documents, nonprint media, and other materials owned by the UM Libraries. Enter your search terms below to get started using the Catalog: 

Catalog Search Tips

  • In the Catalog, click on "Catalog USMAI" in the upper-left corner in order to search all University System of Maryland libraries at once.  


  • When you look at a catalog record, be sure to check the Availability link to determine if the book is on the shelf. If the UMCP copy of the book is checked out but another copy is available in the system, you may use the yellow Request button to have the book delivered to a UMCP library for your pick-up. Delivery takes an average of 3 business days. If all copies of the book in the UM System are checked out, you may request the book but keep in mind that the person who has it is given two weeks before having to return it.


  • For best results, use the Library of Congress Subject Headings (viewable within individual records or by using the "Subject Beginning with..." search.) Some examples of subject headings applicable for Hearing and Speech Sciences are:
    • Aphasia
    • Audiology
    • Communication devices for people with disabilities
    • Communicative competence
    • Communicative disorders
    • Facilitated communication
    • Hearing disorders
    • Language disorders
    • Learning disabilities
    • Speech disorders
    • Speech perception
    • Speech therapy

Hearing and Speech Sciences Call Numbers

Browsing the library shelves by call number ranges is one way to locate information on a topic.

Library of Congress Call Numbers related to Hearing and Speech Sciences include:

Call Number Range   Subject Heading
BF 251 Hearing, Psychology
BF 455       Psychology of Language and Speech
BF 723 .C57 Child Psychology Communication
LC 4028 Language and Learning
P 118 Early Language Acquisition/Emergent Lexicon
P 217 - P 259 Phonetics
QM 251 - QM 265 Anatomy and Physiology of Speech
QM 507       Human Anatomy - Ear
QP 86 .K46 Physiology of Aging
QP 306 Physiology of Voice and Speech
QP 461 - QP 471 Neurophysiology - Hearing - Physiological Acoustics
RC 423 Communication Disorders
RC 424 Stuttering
RC 424.7 Articulation Disorders
RC 425 Aphasia
RF 110 - RF 285 Otology - Diseases of the Ear
RF 290 - RF 294 Audiology - Hearing Disorders
RF 294.5 Audiology - Special Tests and Methods
RF 298 - RF 310 Hearing Disorders - Instruments
RF 510 - RF 514 Diseases of the Larynx, Vocal Cords. Instrumentation
RF 540 Rehabilitation - Speech
RJ 496 - 497 Language and Communication Disorders in Children

New Books in Hearing and Speech Sciences

The following are titles recently purchased by the UMD Libraries. For additional titles, search the Library Catalog.