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Books, both print and electronic, on communication, linguistics, speech and rhetoric, mass media, and other topics related to the field of communications are accessible in the library through the library's online catalog. For a general overview of what the library has on a topic, use the search boxes for Words or Phrase or Subject. If few book records come up, ask the Reference Librarian for help determining the correct subject term to use.

Reference Sources

Communication Abstracts (1978-current) (R P 87 .C59733)
The World's Writing Systems (R P 211 .W714 1996)
Linguistics: A Guide to the Reference Literature (R P 121 .D36 2000)
The Atlas of Languages (R P 106 .L67 1996)
Encyclopedia of Semiotics (R P 99 .E64 1998)
From Talking Drums to the Internet: An Encyclopedia of Communications Technology (R P 96 .T42 G374 1997)
Communication Yearbook (1977-current) (P 87 .C5974) Volumes are located in N3, not in the Reference area (S1). They are for research purposes only and cannot be checked out.
Journalism Ethics: A Reference Handbook (R AP 2.44 .J67 1997)
Encyclopedia of Television News (R AP 2.58 .T4 E53 1999)
Dictionary of Marketing Communications (R HF 5412 .G68 2004)
Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media (R AQ 2.45 .A97 1998)
Journalism Abstracts (1963-1969, 1971-1993) (R AO 25 .J67)
World Press Encyclopedia (R AO 35 .W6 1982)
The Standard Periodical Directory (R AP 2.45 .S78 2004)
American Periodicals 1741-1900: An Index to the Microfilm Collections (R AP 2.47 .H6 1979)
Gale Guide to Internet Databases (R TK 5105.875 .I57 G354 1995)
Desktop Encyclopedia of Telecommunications (R TK 5102 .M85 2000)
Hargrave's Communications Dictionary (R TK 5102 .H37 2001)
Newton's Telecom Dictionary (R TK 5102 .N498 2000)
The Complete Reference: Internet (R TK 5105.875 .I57 I583 1999)
The International Dictionary of Data Communications (R TK 5102 .S25 1998)

Online Resources

Online resources include online journals, websites, periodical indexes and databases (which may include full-text articles), and electronic books (listed in the library catalog).
Communication and Mass Media Complete
Communication Studies: A SAGE Full-Text Collection
(CD-Rom) This research tool may only be accessed at the library.
MLA International Bibliography
Oxford University Press Journals
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
Web of Science (includes Arts & Humanities Citation Index)
Science Direct
IEEE Xplore
Business Source Premier
Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe
Newspaper Source
Expanded Academic Index
Academic Search Premier

Blackwell Synergy

Super Search

With Super Search the user can search multiple databases with one search. An example of a multiple search is Google, but unlike Google, searching with Super Search results in only academic results.

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