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Communication and Rhetorical Studies Resources: Start

Using this Research Guide

This guide is intended to point you to books, periodicals, subscription databases, and websites that will help you to define and complete your research projects in Communication and Rhetorical Studies. The guide is organizes into the following set of pages (which you can see listed in tabs above).

  • Reference Works features resources available electronically and in print which provide background information, assist you in defining terms, and offer overviews of genres and periods.

  • Articles & Essays features links to SUL's electronic databases, which will point you to articles and essays from scholarly and popular publications covering the fields of Communications and Rhetorical Studies.
  • Media & Transcripts provides links to media archives, access to television and radio transcripts, and photojournalism and advertising imagery, both those available in our subscription databases and resources freely available on the web.

  • Other Communication & Rhetorical Studies Resources Online provides links to pertinent websites, archives of prominent speeches and performances, oral history projects, professional organizations, and historical and topical image resources.

If you have any favorite resources that are not a part of this guide, feel free to contact me or submit links in the submission box on this page.