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Communication: Where to Start

Provides print and electronic resources for those researching in the field of communication.

Starting places...

For topics in Communication ...


If you're looking for an overview or background information with suggestions for further reading




try looking through the encyclopedias listed here.


If you're looking for books or ebooks




search the Library Catalog.


If you're looking for journal articles




For journal articles use Communication & Mass Media Complete. For newpaper articles use LexisNexis Academic. If your topic involves Christianity or theology try ATLA Religion as well.


If you have a citation and need to find the full article




use Citation Search to search across all full text resources and if needed place an ILLiad request.


If you have questions, or need help




email Professor Eiten

"I hope you find this guide helpful. Don't hesitate to contact me to discuss your research or ask a question."

Keith Eiten

Subject Librarian for Art, Communication, and Music

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