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Communication: Research Help

Guide to selected print and electronic communication information sources available to SUU students, faculty and staff. For more information or help, contact the Department Librarian below or Library Reference at 865-8040.

Welcome to the Communication Research Guide!

The purpose of this guide is to direct students and faculty in the Department of Communication to library resources that support learning and teaching in this field of study.

Library Resources for Communication


Sherratt Library provides access to a number of databases on a wide range of subjects. Below is a list of databases with content related to Communication.

Journals in print and online

Although many of the journals we have in Sherratt Library are available in electronic form, there are times when a print copy is the way to go. Below is a list of journals we have in print and electronic formats. Print copies of journals are housed on the first floor of Sherratt Library, organized alphabetically by title. Follow the links below to access available journals online.

Additional online resources

Print books and e-books

Here at Sherratt Library, we use the Library of Congress classification system (call numbers) to organize most of our items, including print books and e-books. Below is a general list of call numbers that relate to Communication (they can help you find items faster).


  • P1-85: General
  • P87-96: Communication.  Mass media
  • P94.7: Interpersonal communication
  • P95-95.6: Oral communication and Speech
  • P98-98.5: Computational linguistics and Natural language processing
  • P99-99.4: Semiotics and Signs and symbols
  • P99.5-99.6  Nonverbal communication

Librarian for Communication

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Charlene Brewer