This guide connects you with resources such as books and research databases useful in your study of human communication. Specific resources for many sub-fields of communication are included in this guide along with resources for properly citing your sourc
Academic Search Complete is a strong general purpose database that covers fields such as the social sciences, business and economics, general sciences, and humanities. Many of the articles are available in full text form.
SEARCH TIP: Open the drop down menu on the right hand search box and select “TX All Text” if you are searching for a key word or “SU Subject Terms” if you are using a subject term as part of your search.
SEARCH TIP: Click on the “Subject Term” tab at the top of the database toolbar to search for subject terms.
JSTOR is a wide ranging database containing back files from many scholarly journals. The content in JSTOR begins with the individual journals first issue and covers up to about 3 years ago. JSTOR stands for “Journal Storage.”
SEARCH TIP: Open the drop down menu on the right hand search box and select “Document Text” if you are searching for a key word or “Subject” if you are using a subject term as part of your search.
SEARCH TIP: You can go to the Databases box and change the default setting of “Multiple Databases…” to selecting specific databases by opening the drop down menu or clicking on the link “Select Multiple Databases.”