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Communication Research Guide

Research Guide for Communication majors and students enrolled in Communication classes

Reference Databases

Multidisciplinary Online Reference Resources 

Reference sources like dictionaries and encyclopedias can be great sources of background information, a few of which are listed below.


Oxford Reference Online Reference library that includes hundreds of reference titles, covering a wide range of fields, published by Oxford University Press.


Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.