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ASL - Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Community

To support the research assignment on biographies of notable deaf or CODA persons.

Magazine and journal databases

Newspaper collections

Search examples

(deaf* or hearing) and biography


("hearing loss" or deafness) and biography

deaf* and biography

(coda or "children of deaf parents") and biography

Deaf culture


("American Sign Language" or ASL)

(deaf or "hard of hearing") and ("social network*" or facebook or instagram)

When searching for specific people put quotation marks around names:

"Helen Keller"

"Douglas Tilden"

"Laura Bridgman"

Journals available through interlibrary loan 

The following core journals are not available at the Shasta College Library, but individual articles may be requested by emailing us at