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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 Communicationto 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.
The most comprehensive video database covering more than 67,000 titles on anthropology, business, counseling, film health, history, music, and more curated for the educational experience of all types of library patrons.
CMMC provides full-text searching in over 200 journals and abstracts of other publications in the fields of communication and mass media.
CMMC offers cover-to-cover ("core") indexing and abstracts for more than 620 journals, and selected ("priority") coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 820 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for over 500 journals. Many major journals have indexing, abstracts, PDFs and searchable cited references from their first issues to the present (dating as far back as 1915). CMMC contains a sophisticated Communication Thesaurus and comprehensive reference browsing (i.e., searchable cited references for peer-reviewed journals covered as "core").
Comprehensive database of sociology journals, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study.
In addition to nearly 900 full-text journals, SocINDEX with Full Text also contains informative abstracts for more than 1,500 "core" coverage journals dating as far back as 1895. In addition, this file provides data mined from nearly 420 "priority" coverage journals and over 2,900 "selective" coverage journals. Complete with extensive indexing for books/monographs, conference papers, and other non-periodical content sources the database also includes searchable cited references are provided.
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.
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).
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, Learning Experience Librarian