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The University of Tampa Macdonald-Kelce Library


A guide for communication majors starting their research.

Search for Books

Use some of the terms (subject headings) mentioned below to search the library's book selection.

Search SUMMON (Discovery System): Cross-search books, journal articles, and more

Advanced Search

Search UTOPIA (Online Catalog): Search Books, DVDs, Gov't Docs.

Suggested Reading

Below is a sampling of books available in the library that may be of interest to communication majors.

Communication subject headings

The following is a list of Library of Congress subject headings used to describe books on communication found in the library's online catalog. Use these terms to do keyword and subject heading searches. Also use these words to brain-storm on your topic. Combining terms and thinking of new and different ways to describe your topic  will help you fine tune your research question and will pinpoint suitable information sources in the library's catalog and databases.


Communication and culture

Communication and culture -- United States

Communication and politics

Communication and technology

Communication -- history

Communication in industry

Communication in International Relations

Communication in management

Communication in the social sciences

Communication media

Communication -- Research

Communication -- Sex differences

Communication -- Study and teaching

Communication -- United States

Communication, military

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