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Reference sources can provide information about the topic and lead to concepts and keywords to use in your research.
Representative print and online reference sources for the discipline of Communication Studies are listed below. Print reference sources are located on the main floor of Preus Library.
Ref P 87.5 .E496 2009 The 2 volume work provides a source for information about theories and theoretical concepts in the field of communication theory. Includes entries encompassing the diverse aspects of communication theory. In addition to the entries, a helpful chronology is included that lists the major events in the history of communication theory.
Ref PN 1782 .E52 2001 The encyclopedia provides entries on historical and current perspectives on rhetoric. Entries on people are not included. A Synoptic Outline of Contents is located at the end of the volume.
Ref PN 1992.18 .E53 2004 The Museum of Broadcast Communications is responsible for this 4 volume set on many aspects of television. Included are entries on personalities, programs, technology, genres, and events.