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COMMUNICATION

Selected Resources

SOUTHcat Plus:http://library.southalabama.edu

March, 2006
(251) 460-7025

This is a list of selected resources only. Please consult a Reference librarian for assistance in using these materials or in locating additional information.  Contact us by e-mail (webref@southalabama.edu) or call the number listed above.

INDEXES TO JOURNAL AND NEWSPAPER ARTICLES

Bound print journals are shelved by call number on the Third Floor South. Current print journals and titles in microform are shelved alphabetically by title on the Second Floor South of the University Library. Use the indexes below to identify articles on specific topics as well as to locate full text electronic articles.

Academic Search Premier. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases: EBSCO
Alternative Press Index.
SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases: FirstSearch: Per Search Databases
Business Source Premier. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases: EBSCO
Business & Company Resource Center.
SOUTHCAT Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases: Gale/InfoTrac
CQ Researcher. Reference H 35.E35 and SOUTHcat Plus: Reference Sources
Communication and Mass Media Complete. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases: EBSCO
Contemporary Women’s Issues.
SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases: FirstSearch
General BusinessFile. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases: Gale/InfoTrac
ERIC. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases: EBSCO
Ethnic NewsWatch. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases
Expanded Academic ASAP.
SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases: Gale/InfoTrac
GPO Access.
SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases. Links to federal government information.
HeinOnline. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases
JSTOR. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases
Index to Journals in Communication Studies. Reference Z 5630 .M37
LegalTrac. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases: Gale/InfoTrac
Lexis Nexis Academic. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases
Lexis Nexis Congressional. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases
Lexis Nexis Statistical. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases
(London) Times Index. Reference AI 21 .E752
Marcive. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases
Mobile Register. [Covers 11/1/92 to present (no data available 10/1/2001-1/10/2003)].SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases.
New York Times Index. Reference AI 21 .N45
Newspaper Source. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases: EBSCO
Periodicals Archive Online. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases
Professional Development Collection. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases: EBSCO
PsycARTICLES. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases
PsycINFO. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases: EBSCO
Readers’ Guide Retrospective. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases
SocINDEX with Full Text. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases: EBSCO
Speech Index. Reference AI 3 .S85
Wall Street Journal Index. Business Reference HG 1 .W26
Wiley Interscience. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases
ScienceDirect. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases

LEGAL RESOURCES

Code of Alabama. Docs. Law Area KFA 30 1975 .A3
[ http://www.legislature.state.al.us/CodeofAlabama/1975/coatoc.htm ]
Code of Federal Regulations. Docs. Law Area AE 2.106/2:
[ http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/index.html ]
LexisNexis Academic. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases

BIOGRAPHICAL SOURCES

Biography and Genealogy Master Index.
SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases:Gale/InfoTrac
Biographical Dictionary of American Journalism. Reference PN 4871 .B56 1989
Contemporary Authors. SOUTHcat Plus: Reference Sources
Current Biography. Reference CT 100 .C8
Journalist Biographies Master Index. Reference Z 6940 .J58

BOOK REVIEWS

Book Review Digest. Reference Z 1219 .C96
Book Review Index. Reference Z 1035 .A1 B66
[Gale/InfoTrac and EBSCO databases also include book reviews.]

PUBLIC OPINION

Gallup Poll. Reference HN 90 .P8 G3
Gallop Poll Monthly. Reference HM 261 .A1 G34
Continues Gallup Report.
[See also: Public Opinion Polls on SOUTHcat Plus: Electronic Reference Books

LOCATING BOOKS, CHAPTERS, DISSERTATIONS

Books In Print. SOUTHcat Plus: Electronic Reference Books
WorldCat. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases: FirstSearch.
Essay and General Literature Index. Reference AI 3 .E752
Dissertation Abstracts/Digital Dissertations. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases.
Includes Masters theses. Recent USA theses include full text online at no charge.
SOUTHcat Catalog. Books, journals, documents and media in the USA Libraries.

HINTS FOR USING USA LIBRARIES' CATALOG (SOUTHCAT) :
Use subject or keyword searches to locate additional material. These terms may also be useful when searching indexes for journal articles, but truncation symbols will vary (?, !, *)
Subjects: Keywords:
communication in organizations court? and media
nonverbal communication media and "public opinon"
mass media television and violen?
telecommunication telecommunication? and policy
advertising women and advertising
persuasion "public relations" and media
propoganda communication and research
public speaking communication and gender
interpersonal communication media and violence
public relations television and production
television ("motion pictures" or film) and direct?
rhetoric "popular culture" and journalism
  communication and culture
 

SELECTED BOOKS IN THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY

DICTIONARIES AND ENCYCLOPEDIAS
Advertising Age Encyclopedia of Advertising. Reference HF 5803 .A38 2003
Broadcast Communications Dictionary. Reference PN 1990.4 .D5 1989
Encyclopedia of American Journalism. Reference PN 4855 .P26 1983
Encyclopedia of Communication and Information. Reference P 87.5 .E53 2002
Encyclopedia of New Media. Reference QA 76.375 .E5368 2003
Encyclopedia of Television. Reference PN 1992.18 .E53 1997
Encyclopedia of Rhetoric. Reference PN 172 .E52 2001
Encyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition. Reference PN 172 .E53 1996
International Encyclopedia of Communications. Reference P 87.5 .I5 1989
Language and Communication. Reference P 29 .F47 1998
On the Air: the Encyclopedia of Old Time Radio. Reference PN 1991.3 .U6 D8 1998
Webster's New World Dictionary of Media & Communications. Reference P 87.5 .W45 1996


DIRECTORIES
Burrelle’s Media Directory. Reference P 88.8 .B87 v.1: Newspapers and Related Media
Editor and Publisher International Yearbook. Reference PN 4700 .E42
Encyclopedia of Associations. Ready Reference HS 17 .G334
Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media. Ready Reference Z 6952 .A971

HANDBOOKS AND GUIDES

Beginning Filmmaker’s Business Guide. Reference PN 1995.9 .M29 H37 1994
Communication Research Measures: A Sourcebook. Bookstacks P 91.3 .C62 1994
Copyright Handbook. Reference KF 2995 .F53 2000
Dartnell's Public Relations Handbook. Reference HD 59 .D28 1996
Guide to United States Popular Culture. Reference E 169.1 .D399 2001
Handbook of Public Relations. Bookstacks HD 29 .H267 2001
History of the Mass Media in the United States. Reference P 92 .U5 H54 1998
Lesly's Handbook of Public Relations and Communications.
Reference HM 263 .L472 1997
Mass Communication Research Resources. Reference Z 7164 .T28 M37 1998
NBC Handbook of Pronunciation. Reference PE 1137 .E52 1984
Surviving Your Dissertation: A Comprehensive Guide to Content and Process.
Reference and Bookstacks LB 2369 .R83 1992
World Media Handbook. Reference Z6941 .W67
Writer's Market. Ready Reference PN 161 .W83


YEARBOOKS AND ALMANACS

Communication Yearbook. Bookstacks P 87 .C5974 (Annual)
Europa World Year Book. Ready Reference JN 1 .E85 (Annual)
World Almanac and Book of Facts. Ready Reference AY 67 .N5 W7 (Annual)

FILM
American Film Industry: A Historical Dictionary. Reference PN 1993.5 .U6 S539 1986
Animated Film Encyclopedia. Reference NC 1765 .W42 2000
Critical Dictionary of Film and Television Theory. Reference PN 1993.45 .C75 2001
Encyclopedia of Filmmakers. Reference PN 1998.2 .T53 2002
Film Encyclopedia. Reference PN 1993.45 .K34 1994
Film Review Index [1882-1985]. Reference Z 5784 .M9 F513 1986

Magill's Survey of Cinema.
Silent Films. Reference PN 1995.75

English Language Films. Reference PN 1993.45 .M3

Foreign Language Films. Reference PN 1993.45 .M34

Motion Picture Guide. Reference PN 1993.45 .N277 1985 and Supplements.
New Biographical Dictionary of Film. Reference PN 1998.2 .T49 2002
Silent Films, 1877-1996. Reference PN 1995.75 .K57 1999

STYLE MANUALS
Chicago Manual of Style. Ready Reference Z 253 .U69
Form and Style: Theses, Reports, Term Papers. Ready Reference LB 2369 .C3 2003
MLA Handbook For Writers of Research Papers. Ready Reference LB 2369 .G53 2003
Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations. Ready Reference LB 2369 .T8 1996
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Ready Reference BF76.7 .P83 2001
Bluebook: a Uniform System of Citation. Reference KF 245 .B58 2000

INTERNET RESOURCES

For additional Internet resources see SOUTHcat Plus: Topic Guides (Internet): Social Sciences: Communication and SOUTHcat Plus: Reference Sources: News.

American Communication Association [ http://www.americancomm.org/ ]
Communication Studies Center: Film Studies, Research Methods, Statistical and Data Archives
American Rhetoric [ http://americanrhetoric.com/ ]
American Journalism Review's NewsLink [ http://www.ajr.org/ ]
Newspapers Online [ http://www.newspapers.com/ ]
Southern States Communication Organization [ http://ssca.net/ ]
Editor & Publisher [ http://www.editorandpublisher.com]
Media History Project [ http://mediahistory.umn.edu/index.html ]
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting [ http://www.fair.org ]
gender Inn [ http://www.uni-koeln.de/phil-fak/englisch/datenbank/e_index.htm ]
DocuSeek Film & Video Finder [ http://www.docuseek.com ]
Journalism Resources [ http://bailiwick.lib.uiowa.edu/journalism/ ]
Internet Movie Database [ http://www.imdb.com ]
Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc [ http://www.ire.org ]
Journalist’s Toolbox (API) [ http://journaliststoolbox.com ]
Journalists Guide to the Internet [ http://reporter.umd.edu/ ]
Megasources - for journalism [ http://www.ryerson.ca/~dtudor/megasources.htm ]
Poynter Institute for Media Studies [ http://www.poynter.org ]
Presidential Rhetoric [ http://www.presidentialrhetoric.com/ ]
Rhetoric and Composition [ http://eserver.org/rhetoric ]
Top 100 American Speeches of the 20th Century [ http://news.wisc.edu/misc/speeches/ ]
University of Iowa. Department of Communication Studies. Links to Resources
[ http://www.uiowa.edu/~commstud/resources/ ]

SELECTED ELECTRONIC FULL-TEXT JOURNALS FOR COMMUNICATION

Dates of full-text coverage may vary with each title and with different databases. One way to check availability is to use "Our Journal List" on the University Library homepage.

American Journalism Review (Academic Search Premier, Expanded Academic, LexisNexis, Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Argumentation and Advocacy (Academic Search Premier, Expanded Academic, Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Business Communication Quarterly (Expanded Academic, General Business File, Business Source Premier,Communication & Mass Media Complete )
Business Communications Review (General Business File, InfoTrac OneFile, Business Source Premier, Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Cineaste (Academic Search Premier, Expanded Academic, InfoTrac OneFile, Academic Search Premier)
Columbia Journalism Review (Expanded Academic, Academic Search Premier, LexisNexis, Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Communication Law and Policy (LexisNexis Academic, Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Communication Quarterly (Expanded Academic, Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Communication Reports (Academic Search Premier, Expanded Academic, Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Communication Research (Expanded Academic, EBSCOhost EJS)
Communication World (Expanded Academic, Business Source Premier, Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Communications Standards News (LexisNexis Academic)
Communication Studies (Expanded Academic, Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Communication Theory (Oxford Journals Online)
Communications and the Law (Expanded Academic, Academic Search Premier, Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Communications Today (LexisNexis Academic)
Computers and Education (ScienceDirect)
Computers in Human Behavior (ScienceDirect)
Editor and Publisher (Expanded Academic, Academic Search Premier)
Executive Speeches (Academic Search Premier, Expanded Academic)
Film Comment (Academic Search Premier)
Film Criticism (Expanded Academic)
Film History (Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Film Culture (Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Film Quarterly (JSTOR)
Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal (LexisNexis Academic)
Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television (Expanded Academic, Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Human Communication Research (Expanded Academic, Oxford Journals Online, Periodicals Archive Online)
Human Resource Management (Wiley Interscience, Periodicals Archive Online)
Information and Communications Technology Law (Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media (Expanded Academic, Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Journal of Business Communication (Expanded Academic, Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Journal of Communication (Oxford Journals Online)
Journal of Communication Disorders (ScienceDirect)
Journal of Health Communication (Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Journal of Mass Media Ethics (Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Journal of Popular Culture (Academic Search Premier, Periodicals Archive Online, SocINDEX with Full Text)
Journal of Popular Film and Television (Expanded Academic, Communication & Mass Media Complete, Periodicals Archive Online)
Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly (Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Journalism History (Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Language and Communication (ScienceDirect)
Management Communication Quarterly (EBSCOhost EJS)
Mass Communication and Society. (SocINDEX with Full Text)
Media and Methods (Academic Search Premier, Professional Development Collection)
MediaWeek ( Expanded Academic, General Business File, Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Newspaper Research Journal (Expanded Academic, Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Organizational Dynamics (ScienceDirect, Business Source Premier, General Business File, InfoTrac OneFile)
Political Communication (Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Psychology and Marketing (Wiley Interscience)
Public Relations Journal (Expanded Academic, General Business File, InfoTrac OneFile, Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Public Relations Quarterly (Expanded Academic, General Business File, Business Source Premier)
Public Relations Review (ScienceDirect, General Business File, Expanded Academic)
Quarterly Review of Film and Video (Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Strategic Change (Wiley Interscience)
Technical Communication (InfoTrac OneFile, Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Technical Communication Quarterly (Communication & Mass Media Complete)
Telecommunications Policy (ScienceDirect)
Vital Speeches of the Day (Academic Search Premier, InfoTrac OneFile, Expanded Academic)
Western Journal of Communication (Academic Search Premier, Expanded Academic, Communication & Mass Media Complete)

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