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HelloAmerican Sign Language / Deaf Subject Guide LRC@TCC

Scope: Deafness, deaf culture, sign language, and other means of communication with the deaf.
Call number areas to browse:
Keywords to search:ASL, signing, videorecordings for the hearing impaired.
Subjects to search (Library of Congress):
American Sign Language, Deaf, Deafness, Hearing impaired, Interpreters for the deaf, Lipreading, Sign language,

Books in our catalog:
Gale Virtual Reference Library (r)
The encyclopedia of deafness and hearing disorders REF RF290.T93 2000
The professional sign language interpreter’s handbook HV2402.H86 2004
Talking with your hands; listening with your eyes: a complete photographic guide to American Sign Language HV2474.G73 2003

Journals and magazines:
American Annals of the Deaf (OmniFile, Project Muse)
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education (Oxford)
Journal of Interpretation (Chesapeake)
NADmag: a publication of the National Association of the Deaf (Chesapeake)
NTID Focus (Chesapeake)
Sign Language Studies (OmniFile, Project Muse)
Views: a monthly publication of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (Chesapeake)

Library Resources (r): 

Education Research Complete
ERIC: Educational Resources Information Center (EBSCO)
Academic Search Complete
OmniFile Full Text Select
Project Muse

Internet Resources: 
American Sign Language Browser Look up video of thousands of ASL signs.

National Association for the Deaf Information Center answers questions on deaf-related topics.

Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf Training, certification, and self regulation of the profession.

Deaf-Related Resources (Gallaudet University Library) An index to deaf periodicals, research guides, web sites, and Gallaudet University archives.

Deaf and Hearing Impaired Links Part of the Internet Resources for Special Children (IRSC)

Deaf and Hard of Hearing (Rochester Institute of Technology) Comprehensive list of Internet resources arranged by subject, including interpreting resources, sign languages, and deaf culture.

Deaf Linx A guide to deafness Internet links.

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Human communication research at the National Institutes of Health.