Skip to main content

ASL 121 - American Sign Language (All sections): Home

Library information and resources for ASL 121 classes.

Periodical Review Assignment

You will write a 2-page paper based on an article from a periodical with substance, or a credible website. The topic will be based on your major or future occupation. You will utilize Clark College’s Library website to locate two articles on your topic related to ASL, Deaf Culture and your major.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of today's session, students will be able to:

  • locate two articles on their topic related to ASL and Deaf Culture
  • identify 3 search techniques to use in the library's databases
  • identify 3-4 criteria that makes a source credible
  • identify what gives an article "substance"

Databases A to Z List

Use Databases to Find Articles

See all the library's databases in a single list.
Limit by subject or type

Databases A-Z List

Useful Periodicals

Examples of periodicals that are useful for this assignment include:

  • American Annals of the Deaf (Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, ProQuest)
  • Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education (Free E-Journals)
  • Odyssey (Free E-Journals)
  • NADMag (National Association of the Deaf) 
  • Deaf Studies Journal (Free E-Journals)
  • Volta Review (Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, ProQuest)
  • ...and others


The librarian will demonstrate how to search for specific journal titles in the library's databases.

Connect from Off Campus

student on bed with laptop

Connect from off-campus:

Log in with your username and password

Log-in Help

Ask a Librarian



  24/7 Chat


The libraries' physical locations are closed until Clark College resumes face-to-face campus activities.


Zachary Grant's picture
Zachary Grant
Office: LIB 109

facebook  twitter   blog youtube maps