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Designed for communication students, this guide takes you through the Library’s resources to improve your research.

Find Books


Browse books on communication or use the provided resources and tools to discover more books.

Discover More Communication Books

WorldCat Research Station

WorldCat Research Station

Search for print books, eBooks, and other sources in ZL. Use Interlibrary Loan to access even more materials.
Pro Tip! 

Because Communication covers and overlaps with so many subject areas, make sure to specify a particular topic when searching for books or other information sources.

  • Family or sibling communication
  • Corporate or organizational communication
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Nonverbal communication
  • Visual communication
  • Conversation analysis
  • Crisis communication
  • Cognitive linguistics
  • Discourse analysis
  • Mass communication

You might also want to check out the last page of this guide for other subject guides that might be of use to your research.

Searching WorldCat

Searching WorldCat

Searching WorldCat Images

Begin by typing in search terms. 

  • Related terms can be connected with OR to search both at one time.
  • Major concepts of your topic can been connected with AND.
  • Save time searching by using an asterisk. The (*) on [immigra* AND polic*] will look for any number of endings for those root words.

    immigra* = immigrant, immigration

    polic* = policy, policies

Other Book Resources

EBSCO EBooks Collections

EBSCO eBook Collections

Provides thousands of current eBooks available to read immediately, covering a broad spectrum of topics from religion to psychology to medicine to political science and beyond.

Gale Virtual Reverence Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

Provides encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

Ebook Central (Ebrary)

Ebook Central (formerly ebrary)
Discover eBooks in all subject areas. Search by keyword or title.

Google Books

Google Books

Search the entire text of a book for keywords and phrases.