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American Sign Language: Web Resources

This guide will cover research resources for American Sign Language (ASL) in reference books and e-books, books, journal articles, and Web resources

Web Resources and Magazines

Suggested Websites

American Sign Language Browser from Michigan State University offers video demonstrations of signing in ASL.

ASL Access is the world's only organization specifically created to promote public access to a sign language.  The site indicates where to locate ASL videos and teaching resources, and contains bibliographies and other research material.

Deaf Linx offers information on deafness, deaf culture, American Sign Language (ASL) and all other related topics.

Deaf Resources Library is an online collection of reference material and links intended to educate and inform people about Deaf cultures in Japan and the United States.

Ethnologue listing of Deaf Sign Languages around the world (a broad catalog of different sign languages and their lexical similarity to ASL).

Handspeak contains an ASL dictionary, grammar, poetry and other literary resources, and articles by ASL natives.