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Communication

This guide contains library resources on the subject of Communication, as well as links to internal and external sources on these subjects

Subject-Focused Encyclopedias

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The Reference Collection includes a variety of different sources, such as: subject-focused encyclopedias, handbooks, almanacs, maps/atlases, statistical compendiums, dictionaries, and more. Look here to find introductory articles on subject-related topics. The broad perspective offered by such articles often proves helpful for narrowing research topics before pursuing more in-depth information. 

This guide provides some recommendations for encyclopedias and other reference resources that might provide helpful information relating to your topic.

Recommended Subject-Focused Encyclopedias

21st Century Communication

Electronic Resource

Encyclopedia of International Media and Communications

Electronic Resource
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Encyclopedia of New Media

Electronic Resource

International Encyclopedia of Communications

Nancy Thompson Library Main Collection

The Persuasion Handbook

Nancy Thompson Library Main Collection

Webster's New World Dictionary of Media and Communications

Nancy Thompson Library Main Collection

Recommended Online Encyclopedia Databases

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Recommended Multimedia Databases

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