Communications Research Guide

Deets Library Catalog
The call number section for books on Communication is P87 -P95.6. However, Communication is interdisciplinary and books and journals of interest can be found in many different parts of the library. These are some select topics of interest:

  • HF5718-5735 Business Communication
  • HD 30.3 Organizational Communication
  • PN4699-5650 Journalism
  • P90 Mass Media
  • BF637 Nonverbal Communication
  • HF5801-6182 Public Relations
  • HM133 Small Group Communication
Ebrary Communications eBooks
Communication eBook Collection
Credo Reference Communication eBooks
Infotrac Communications and Mass Media Collection
Provides current and accurate information in full-text from journals focused on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered include: advertising and public relations, literature and writing, and linguistics.
Contains almost 1,000 full-text journals spanning multiple disciplines. Some journals go to back to the mid-1800’s. There is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issues and the issues available in JSTOR.
US Newsstream provides national and regional news sources from the U.S. and includes popular titles such as The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Newsday, and Chicago Tribune.
Issues & Controversies
Issues & Controversies presents articles in pro/con format that are supported by statistics, timelines, and primary sources. Many issues feature original videos and educator resources, as well as debate videos, newspaper editorials, audio content, and breaking news.
Language Resources
Mango Languages
Courses in 71 Languages. App required on mobile devices.
Fact Check
Monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews, and news releases.
Project for Excellence in Journalism
The Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism is dedicated to trying to understand the information revolution, specializing in using empirical methods to evaluate and study the performance of the press.

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