Resources & Links

For instructors, we offer content to support teaching and learning through a variety of formats: books, journal articles, online content perfect for discussion groups, content in ASL, and more.

Two textbooks sit flat on a desk, spines out, with a stack of papers on top. The papers mostly cover the spine of the top book. The spine of the bottom book is blue with white text that reads Linguistics of American Sign Language Fifth Edition.

Building a syllabus?

Check out our most popular coursebooks by area of instruction below.

American Sign Language
Deaf Culture
Deaf Education

Click here for a list of recent titles that are recommended for course use.



Access content online for free, create reading groups, and engage students in discussion!

Click here to check out our titles available on Manifold. New titles continue to be added, so be sure to check back.


Through Deaf Eyes documentary and online exhibit

Visit the Gallaudet University National Deaf Life Museum’s online exhibition, History Through Deaf Eyes, which includes access to the documentary, Through Deaf Eyes, along with archival photographs and a discussion guide.


Gallaudet University Press YouTube Channel

Visit our channel to discover signed chapter summaries, book trailers, and video content that supplements course books. Perfect for supporting ASL learning and use.


Journal Articles

Our journals can be accessed electronically through institutional libraries or by digital purchase.

American Annals of the Deaf
Sign Language Studies

Most read articles

Filmmaking in a Linguistic Ethnography of Deaf Tourist Encounters

Origins of the American Deaf-World: Assimilating and Differentiating Societies and Their Relation to Genetic Patterning

Do Deaf People Have a Disability?

Deaf Epistemology: Deafhood and Deafness

Communication and Language in Learners Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing With Disabilities:Theories, Research, and Practice


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Want to use an article or book chapter in a course? Email to obtain permission or contact Copyright Clearance Center.