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Below is a selection of the most relevant resources on Communication. Use the tabs to navigate through the different types of resources.

Books & Ebooks

Search the Library Catalog to find books and some ebooks. You may search by keyword, title, author, or subject. To find books on the shelves you need to know their Call Number and their Collection. For more help, you may go through the tutorials on finding books and making successful searches.

An ebook is the electronic version of a traditional print book that can be read online or offline on computers, mobile devices, or tablets anytime anywhere! The JSB Library offers a great variety of ebooks through the following electronic databases. If you need assistance on how to search for or use ebooks, you may consult the library's Ebook guide.


Search the databases below for articles in academic journals, magazines, newspapers, and trade publications.

Reference sources

Search these databases for background information, definitions, and/or topic overviews from subject-specific encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference sources.


Search the following for news, commentaries, and more.

Statistical data & reports

Search the following for statistical and financial data, market and company reports, and more.


Search the following for articles from a variety of sources on various social issues. Content can be viewed in a pro/con list by issue.

Search the following for videos, documentaries, and more.

Browsing the shelves

The library organizes books on the shelves based on the Dewey Decimal Classification system. Below you can see Dewey classes, divisions, and/or sections relevant to the field of communication.

Social interaction 302 Media 302.23
Communication 302.2 Conflict 303.6
Kinds of communication 302.22 Public relations 659.2