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CA 435

Communication Training
and Development Programs

August 23, 2007
Dr. Toelken

The following are some suggestions for places to look for information for this course. There are many others. Ask or call the Reference Desk for more help or if you have specific information needs: Kathy Jones 460-7025.

University Library Homepage

SOUTHcat Catalog for the books, e-books, journal titles and dates, dvds, cds, videos, and government documents that the Libraries own or can be accessed through the Libraries.

Indexes, Articles, Databases: Use the indexes below to identify articles on specific topics, as well as to locate full-text electronic articles. Find about 100 subscribed databases on the "Articles, Indexes, Databases" page linked from the Library Homepage:

  • Bound print journals are shelved by call number on Third Floor- South.
  • Current print journals and journals in microform are shelved alphabetically by title on Second Floor-South

Communication and Mass Media Complete. EBSCO. Over 600 journals indexed, 300 with full text
Academic Search Premier
. EBSCO. General index; covers many disciplines
Academic OneFile. Gale/InfoTrac. General index; covers many disciplines
Emerald Library. full textfor 160 business journals
Business Source Premier
. EBSCO. Many full text business journals
General Business File ASAP. Gale/InfoTrac. Many full text business journals
SocIndex with Full Text.
Abstracts for 590+ sociology journals. Indexing for books, monographs, conference papers.
JSTOR.
All full text, slightly older journals
Education Research Complete. EBSCO. Indexes 1500 journals; full-text for 750. Includes full-text for more than 100 books
Professional Development Collection-EBSCO. over 520 full-text journals on educational topics.
Science Direct.
Multidisciplinary: Physical, health and social sciences and humanities. Mostly full text
Project Muse.
260 full text current journals
Wiley InterScience.
400+ scientific, technical, medical and professional journals

Dissertation Abstracts/Digital Dissertations. (Abstracts. Full text of theses completed at USA.)

Mobile Register. 1992-present
LexisNexis Academic. National and international newpapers, law reviews, transcripts, codes, statutes, statistics and more
Newspaper Source. EBSCO Full text newspapers
Proquest Newspapers.
Full text newspapers

Our Journal List: Another way to find electronic full-text articles if you already have the article information (citation)

A Few Journals: Check Our Journal List for access

Communication Education
Educational Technology Research and Development
Journal of Science Communication
Journalism & Mass Communication Educator
Strategic Communication Management
Industrial and Commercial Training--Emerald Library
Corporate Communications: An International Journal. Emerald Library
Training for Quality. Emerald Library

DOAJ--Directory of Open Access Journals

A list of webpages created by USA Librarians to help you find information in a variety of areas: (Click here for more) Using the Public Internet:

Evaluating Internet Sites--how to think about pages you find when you use a public search engine.
Wikipedia--Open access, collabortively created encyclopedia of information. Verify. Verify. Verify!
Google Advanced Search
Google Scholar
Google Book
Tech Com Library--free, nonprofit index for professional, scientific and technical communicators (such as technical writers).
Librarians Index to the Internet

Citing Sources

Plagiarism

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