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Strategic Communication: Reference

Supporting your research in the field of communication studies. For film and media studies, see our related subject guides (linked below).

Reference Works

Reference works are a good source to go to find out background information on a topic or to look up a quick fact.  This page will combine both online and print reference works.  Most of the print reference works will be located on the first floor of King.

Online Reference Works

Communication Theory

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Print Reference Works

Print reference books related to the study of Communication are on the first floor of King.

Here are a couple of basic titles that you might find helpful:

Communication Yearbook published by International Communication Association. P87.C5974

Dictionary of Media and Communication Studies by James Watson and Anne Hill.  P87.5 .W38 2006

Encyclopedia of Communication Theory ed. by Karen Foss and Stephen Littlejohn.  two volumes. P87.5 .E496 2009

Encyclopedia of Media and Politics by Todd Schaefer.  P95.82.U6 E47 2007

Public Relations Handbook by Alison Theaker.  HD59 .T474 2008