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Communication Research Resources

Provides direction for research in communication theory and practice from interpersonal, group, organizational, intercultural, rhetorical, and mass communication sources.

Finding a Book by Topic

Use the search box labeled Library Search on the Campbell Library home page (www.lib.rowan.edu/campbell) to search for books.

Enter topic keywords in the Library Search box, such as "podcasts."

When the results list is displayed, go to the left sidebar to refine your results.

Limit to books by checking Books under the Resource Type limiter, then selecting Apply Filter. (In some cases you may have to use the Show More button to see the Books resource type.)

Click on the availability link of the book you are interested in, which may be Available Online or Available in Campbell Library Stacks.

To limit further to e-books only, check the box for Available Online under the Limit To facet.

To limit further to print books only, check the box for Held in the Library under the Limit To facet.

 

Finding a Book by Title

Use the search box labeled Library Search on the Campbell Library home page (www.lib.rowan.edu/campbell) to search for books. 

Example 1 - a print book

Enter a title in Library Search box such as "Blogs, wikis, podcasts, and other powerful Web tools for classrooms."

First result is this book in print format - click on link that says Available Campbell Library Stacks (3rd - 4th floors) LB1044.87 .R53 2010.

Go up to the 4th floor, find the LB row, and find the book with spine label LB1044.87 .R53 2010 .

Example 2 - an e-book

Enter a title in Library Search box such as "From Pencils to Podcasts: Digital Tools for Transforming K6 Literacy Practice."

First result is this e-book - click on link that says Available Online.

Scroll to middle of page where it says View Online, click on "Ebook Central Ebooks."

Read the book online or download it to read.

NOTE: If you have a complete citation for a book, you can use the Citation Search form located in the Search Tools section of the Campbell Library home page to find it.