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COM 300: Human Communication Research

Resources to support coursework and assignments in COM 300

Areas of Communication Research

For information on areas of research in the field of communication, check out the National Communication Association's page, "What is Communication:"

Communication Databases

Statistical Data

Research Methodology


What's the difference between a database and a journal? A database is a collection of journals, so when you're searching a database you're going through a large amount of articles from various journals. Journals are focused on specific topics or approaches to subjects.The journals listed here are leading titles in the area of Communications. 

Searching in Multiple Journals

Communication Currents

For information about current trends in the field, you can check out Communication Currents, an accessible publication from the National Communication Association that presents academic trends for a broad audience.