Objective: Navigate research sources for students taking a Communication Studies course.
Communication & Mass Media Complete: Comprehensive research and reference resource in areas related to communication and mass media.
Search these resources for background informationFilmsOnDemand – Media Studies FilmsOnDemand – Human Communication
Scholarly Journals by Title
A – Z Journal Search: Find individual journals by title or ISSN.
Still can’t find a particular article? Request articles through Interlibrary Loan.
Magazines in Print @ the Library
Source of inspiration in visual communication.
Browse the Stacks
Media and communication topics are covered in many academic disciplines you will find books throughout the library. Some of the major sections are listed here.
Duke Libraries Digital Collection: Advertising Collection
Includes several collections such as Ad*Access (covering product categories such as Beauty and Hygiene, Radio, Television, Transportation, and World War II propaganda – dated between 1911 and 1955) and AdViews (thousands of television commercials dated 1950s – 1980s) plus several more stellar collections.
Gender Ads Project
Created by Scott A. Lukas of Lake Tahoe Community College, the website is dedicated to understanding the contexts of sexism and advertising, gender and advertising, women and advertising, men and advertising, advertising and violence.
This blog offers “Marketing and advertising news with attitude.” Get an inside look at ads, marketing and campaigns.
Intercultural Communication Institute
The Intercultural Communication Institute (ICI) offers resources for intercultural, cross-cultural, multicultural, international, diversity training, and education.
Public Speaking: The Virtual Text
A free online public speaking textbook.
Stand up, Speak out: The Practice and Ethics of Public Speaking
A user-friendly guide to creating, researching, and presenting public speeches.
Sexy Technical Communication Because good technical writing is powerful and clear and gets the job done.
US Newsstream: Search the most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as newspaper archives, wire services, broadcast transcripts, and blogs. National and regional sources.Six Minutes
Great blog on public speaking and developing presentation skills. Communication Nation
This blog looks at the way that we engage each other and communicate as individuals and in societies. The Communication Blog
(by Joseph A. DeVito, Hunter College of the City University of New York)