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Communication: Find Books

Selected resources at the Monmouth University Library useful for locating information in the field of Communication.

Find Books at the MU Library

Use the MU Catalog to locate books.

Use Keyword to search the entire record for the terms you enter. Use quotation marks when entering a phrase, for example, "social media."

For Title searches, omit "The" at the beginning.

For Author searches, use the last name first.

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Search Tips

Communication may be found in many sections of the library.  Begin by doing a "Keyword" search in the MU Catalog for phrases such as "women and advertising", "intercultural communication", or "organizational communication".  Search the catalog record for appropriate titles to identify subject headings.  When subject heading is known, search the "Subject Heading" index.  Examples of Library of Congress Subject Headings are: interpersonal communication; mass media; communication in organizations.

New Books!

Below is a sampling of recently published books on various aspects of Communication available at the MU Library.

Reference Books

Handbook of Mass Media Ethics

P94 .H355 2009


Handbook of Research on New Literacies

LB1043 .H328 2008

Handbook of Research on Teaching Literacy Through the Communicative and Visual Arts


P91.3 .H36 1997 (2 vols, 2nd v. 2008) 

Journalism: A Guide to the Reference Literature

PN4731 .C38 2004

Power of the News Media 

PN4888 .B74 H46 2004

SAGE Handbook of Nonverbal Communication

BF637 .N66 S24 2006

SAGE Handbook of Political Advertising

JF2112 .A4 S24 2006

Reference Books