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* Communication Studies Resources: Communication Theory

This guide provides direction to sources that support the Communication Studies curriculum at AU. (Strategic Communication, Sport Communication and Public Relations)

Selected Subject Headings

In the Communication and Mass Media Complete database you can do a keyword search for a theory or theorist. 

However, the book catalogs tend to use broader Subject Headings like those below.  A keyword search in a book catalog for a theory tends to retrieve multi-disciplinary results, not necessarily in the field of Communication Studies. 

Communication -- Philosophy

Communication -- Philosophy -- History

Mass media

Information theory

Communication in economic development 


Internet Sites

Communication Research (journal-- updates from current edition)

Communication Research (CR), peer-reviewed journal, publishes articles that explore the processes, antecedents, and consequences of communication in a broad range of societal systems.

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