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A guide for communication majors starting their research.

Search everything.

Search across the entire library catalog (books, DVDs, government documents)
and most of the library databases (journal articles, images, newspapers).


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 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:


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

Using Interlibrary Loan

Search WorldCat or Google Scholar for items worldwide. 

If you cannot access the article or book from our library, consider making an Interlibrary loan request. See the Interlibrary Loan guide below for more information.

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