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Journal Articles

Communication & Mass Media Complete Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Index and full-text for mass media and communications journals.

Academic Search Complete Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available Resource contains images
Index and full text of magazines, newspapers, reports, conference proceedings, and scholarly journals in a wide variety of disciplines.

ATLA Religion with Full Text Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Index and full text of biblical studies, world religions, church history, and religious perspectives on social issues.

JSTOR Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
An electronic repository of full-text journals in a variety of disciplines, Jstor includes the full text of journals starting from the origin of their publication, but often does not have the most recent 2-5 years.

Magazines & Newspapers

Newspaper Source Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for 35 national & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 375 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full-text television & radio news transcripts are also provided. Covers 1985-present.

Nexis Uni (was LexisNexis Academic) Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis--including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790--and offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents.

Books & Culture Unrestricted Resource
Books & Culture was a bimonthly review that engages the contemporary world from a Christian perspective. Every issue of Books & Culture contains in-depth reviews of books that merit critical attention, as well as shorter notices of significant new titles.

Print issues from 1995-2016 are available at the library.

Publications in the Field

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Search for a journal, magazine, or other periodical by its exact title, the beginning words of the title, or words within the title. You can also browse by Category for journals in your field of interest.

Reference Materials

Encyclopedia of Communication Theory On campus use only
With more than 300 entries, these two volumes provide a one-stop source for a comprehensive overview of communication theory, offering current descriptions of theories as well as the background issues and concepts that comprise these theories. This is the first resource to summarize, in one place, the diversity of theory in the communication field.
Call Number: P87.5 .E496 2009

International Encyclopedia of Communication On campus use only
This twelve-volume encyclopedia includes lengthy articles on all aspects of communication.  Entries include bibliographies for further study.
Call Number: P87.5 .I58 2008

Oxford English Dictionary Online Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
The complete Oxford English Dictionary online (OED).

Speeches

American Rhetoric: Online Speech Bank Unrestricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains video Resource contains audio
Database of and index to 5000+ full text, audio and video versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interviews, other recorded media events, and a declaration or two.

Classic U.S. Senate Speeches Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Provides historical information and full text of some of the best-known Senate speeches of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Famous Speeches & Audio Unrestricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains video Resource contains audio
Collection of audio/video clips of famous speeches put together by the History Channel.

State of the Union Addresses and Messages Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
List of State of the Union addresses and messages from all U.S. Presidents, compiled by The American Presidency Project. Page includes research notes above listing of presidents and their addresses (so scroll down a bit for the list).

White House Speeches & Remarks Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
List of speeches and remarks by the President, First Lady, and Vice President of the United States, collected by the White House Office of the Press Secretary.

Websites

ProCon.org Unrestricted Resource
ProCon.org's purpose is to provide resources for critical thinking and to educate without bias. They research issues that are controversial and important, and attempt to present them in a balanced, comprehensive, straightforward, transparent, and primarily pro-con format at no charge.

Silva Rhetoricae Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
A guide to the terms of classical and renaissance rhetoric, intended to help beginners, as well as experts, make sense of rhetoric, both on the small scale (definitions and examples of specific terms) and on the large scale (the purposes of rhetoric, the patterns into which it has fallen historically as it has been taught and practiced for 2000+ years).