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

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

Book Gallery

communication book Gallery

Books on Communication

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WorldCat Research Station 

WorldCat Research Station

Search for print books, eBooks, and other sources at the Zondervan Library. Use Interlibrary Loan services to access even more materials.

Pro Tip!

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


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

eBook Resources

ebook resources

EBSCO eBook Collections

EBSCO eBook Collections 

EBSCO EBooks CollectionsProvides 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 Reference Library (GVRL)

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) 

Gale Virtual Reverence LibraryProvides encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. 

Ebook Central (formerly ebrary)

Ebook Central

Ebook Central (Ebrary)Discover eBooks in all subject area. Search by keyword or title.

Google Books

Google Books 

Google BooksSearch the entire text of a book with keywords and phrases.

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