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Welcome to this research guide in communication studies. I am Robyn Reid, the librarian for communication studies. In this research guide, you will find recommendations on where to look for resources in communication studies. 

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Recommended Databases

Communication Source

Offers worldwide full-text content pertaining to communication, linguistics, rhetoric and discourse, speech-language pathology, media studies and related fields. Premier research database for Communication Studies. Coverage: 1915 - present

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Contains abstracts of articles and books published in the professional literature of the Communication(s) field. Subjects include mass communication, human interaction, rhetoric, health communication, new media, journalism and communication history.

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Sage Premier

Sage Premier gives full-text access to 600+ Sage journals.Coverage dates: 1999 - Current.

Web of Science

A citation database that allows you to search the online versions of Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index. Coverage dates: 1965 - Current.


An electronic journal collection consisting of the full text of back issues of journals in many different subject areas. It is especially strong in Arts and Sciences.Coverage dates: Varies.


Contains citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, technical reports and dissertations, from more than 2,100 international sources in psychology and related disciplines.