Glossary of Theories - from Richard West and Lynn H. Turner's Introducing Communication Theory: Analysis and Application. McGraw-Hill, 2001.
Ascent of media : from Gilgamesh to Google via Gutenberg, Parry, Roger. Nicholas Brealey Pub., 2011.
Avatars of the Word: From Papyrus to Cyberspace, O'Donnell, James Joseph. Harvard University Press, 2000.
Encyclopedia of International Media and Communications, Johnston, Donald H., Academic Press [Imprint], 2003.
Exploring communication ethics : interviews with influential scholars in the field, Arneson, Pat. P. Lang, 2007.
Communication & Mass Media Complete The best place to start your search for articles on communication theory. Access full-text articles with the Get It! link.
JSTOR -- Need full-text scholarly articles? Try JSTOR! Use quotation marks for effective searching: "Communication Accommodation Theory".
PsycInfo - A great tool for finding scholarly articles in communication.
Sociological Abstracts -- Another good resource to use for scholarly articles.
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts -- The focus here is on linguisitics but a lot of communication journals are also indexed here as well.
Communication Theory--a particularly relevant journal title that can be searched on its web site. It is also indexed in several of the sources above--including Social Sciences Abstracts, PsycInfo, and Sociological Abstracts.
For still other databases, see the Databases by Subject listing for Communication.
- Buzzanell, P.M., Burrell, N. A. et al. (1996). 'When I call you up and you're not there: Application of communication accommodation theory to telephone answering machine messages". Western Journal of Communication, 60(4), 310-336.
APA Style--from the Purdue Online Writing Lab
Browse eBooks - Explore the library's e-book collection in the field of communication.
ACLS Humanities eBook Collection
An online collection of almost 2,800 titles in art, history, literary criticism, philosophy, political science, area studies and more.
MelCAT - Michigan eLibrary - Can't find a book from the OU Libraries? Use MelCAT to request the book from a Michigan library. The book will be sent to Kresge Library for you to use... at no charge!
Refworks allows you to create a personal database of references and automatically generate formatted bibliographies for your projects.