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HESP403 - Introduction to Phonetic Science

Guide to Library resources to support research for the research assignment in HESP 403.

Using WorldCat UMD

  • Launch WorldCat UMD.
  • Click on Advanced Search.
  • Change the drop-down menu entry from Keyword to Subject.
  • Enter subject terms. Sample subject searches to try (in Advanced Search) appear below.
  • Set the "Audience" to Non-Juvenile and the "Language" limit to English.
  • Click Search.
  • Use the options on the left-hand side of the results screen to further narrow your results by type of material, year, subject, etc.
  • On your results list, click on the item title of interest. From the record that appears: 
    • Click on the red FindIt icon to determine if an electronic version is available.
    • Look at the “Find a copy in the library” section to determine if the item is at College Park and if it is checked out, otherwise unavailable, or on shelf. NOTE THE LIBRARY that holds the item!
    • If the title is not available through UMD campuses or electronically, click on "Request Item Through InterLibrary Loan" to request a copy to be sent from another library.

Sample Subject Headings - Phonetic Science

Here are some sample subject searches to try (in Advanced Search in WorldCat UMD):

  • Auditory pathways
  • Auditory perception
  • Auditory processing
  • Automatic speech recognition
  • Dialectology
  • Language disorders
  • Phonemic awareness
  • Phonemics
  • Phonetics
  • Phonetics, Acoustic
  • Phonetic sciences
  • Phonology
  • Sound
  • Sound symbolism
  • Speech processing
  • Speech processing systems
  • Speech recognition

WorldCat UMD - Books and Other Library Materials

The following are some of the types of materials you can locate using WorldCat UMD:

  • Articles
  • Journal titles
  • DVDs
  • Government Documents
  • Historical Manuscripts
  • Print Books
  • E-Books
  • Sound Recordings
  • Dissertations
  • Music Scores
  • Internet Resources

For best results: use the Advanced Search link from the Library home page:

or from the front of the WorldCat UMD home page:

WorldCatUMD Sample Advanced Search Screen