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American Sign Language (ASL)


Welcome! This subject guide highlights important research and language-learning resources for American Sign Language (ASL) at Augustana. You should be able to find something useful here!

If you have any questions about your research, get in touch with librarians Garrett Traylor or Kaitlyn Goss-Peirce (see the boxes on this page), or ask at the research help desk on the library's 2nd floor. You can also chat with the Augustana student or librarian currently on call using the chat feature pop-up on the right side of the screen.

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Selected Resources (aka TL;DR)

This box highlights some recommended started resources for ASL and Deaf studies.


Research Articles:

Dictionaries & Language Reference Materials

Language Learning Resources

Other Recommendations

For videos (including ASL story-times) and audio/podcast resources to help practice your ASL skills, see the "Language Resources" page.

For other interesting, fun, and helpful ASL & Deaf community resources on a variety of related topics, see the "Other Helpful Resources" page.

For additional scholarly and language-learning resources, visit the World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Resources guide here.