Reference books are located on the Main Floor and must be used in the library. They are a wonderful starting point for any research and provide an overview of topics and issues. Reference books frequently include a bibliography that may lead you to other useful resources.
Here are a few examples:
1. Keyword Search
2. Subject Search
Library catalogs use specific Library of Congress Subject Headings to classify books. When you search, the words have to be typed in the exact order used by Library of Congress.
Article databases also use a controlled vocabulary similar to Library of Congress, but different databases may use different subject terms.
Go to the WorldCat Catalog
Includes books and other media in libraries worldwide. Enter your zipcode to find availability in a library near you. To request books not available through OhioLINK use the interlibrary loan book request form.
These are just a few examples of OhioLINK books about communication. Check the OhioLINK catalog for more.