Welcome and General Help

Welcome to Thieme eCommunicationScience, a comprehensive communication science resource online. Content is divided into four sections:

To search across all sections of Thieme eCommunication Science at once, enter a term in the search box and click "Go". To search within a single section, navigate to it first by clicking one of the four tabs above.

E-Books Help

The E-Books section contains digital versions of Thieme's communication science books. Books are grouped into Topics which are visible both in the left-hand navigation and on the E-Books home page.

To see a list of all E-Books on Thieme eCommunicationScience, click "All E-Books" in the "Navigate by Topic" section at the left of the page. To see the books within a particular Topic, click the topic's name or icon.

To search across all E-Books, enter a term in the search box and click "Go".

To search only a specific field, like Author, click the "Advanced Search" link beneath the search box.

From the search results, you can go directly to the first page of the book by clicking the book's title, or you can navigate to a specific section or page in that book by clicking the linked page numbers, each of which shows how many hits (search results) were found on that page. Choose between HTML and page (layout) views. To export images to PowerPoint, click the desired image in the HTML view and hit the "Export" icon in the top right corner.

Once the book is displayed, you can navigate to other search result pages by clicking on the results in the left-hand column of the viewer.

Note that all results are sortable by Author name, Score (relevance), Title and Year.

Cases Help

The Cases section contains case presentations of typical communication science patient cases and approaches for treatment and follow-up. Cases are grouped by subtopic.

To see a list of all Cases on Thieme eCommunicationScience, click "All Procedures" in the "Navigate by Topic" section to the left of the page. To see the procedures in a particular Topic, click the topic's name or icon.

To search across all Cases, enter a term in the text box and click "Go".

To search only a specific field, like Author, click the "Advanced Search" link beneath the search box.

To view a case, click on its name in the search results. Each procedure is divided into sections, visible on the tabs at top.

Images & Videos Help

The Images & Videos section contains all the images and videos found in Thieme's communication science E-Books on the site, plus the images used in the Cases and Journals.

Use icons next to the image counter to choose between Gallery and List views. Clicking on any image will open the image viewer, showing an enlarged version of the picture. Additionally, any text legend that belongs with the picture will be displayed at the top of the viewer, along with a link to source in which the image and text is found.

To the right of the text, there are several icons that allow you to cycle forward, backward, play a slideshow, or download the image as a PowerPoint file. Images may be downloaded to presentations for educational purposes only provided they contain the appropriate sourceline. Click here to request permission to reprint or re-use an image.

Journals Help

This area allows for the full text search of Thieme's Seminars in Hearing and Seminars in Speech and Language journals, as well as of the PubMed database.

Search results in Thieme journal content provide links to articles (abstract level) in Thieme's journal database; separate institutional or personal credentials are required to access the full content.

Search results in the PubMed database provide links to the respective PubMed entries.

Enter search terms to perform a concurrent search across Thieme's Seminars in Hearing journal and the PubMed database.