International Encyclopedia of Communication
The most comprehensive reference source on communication available, useful for both laymen and scholars. Gives extended entries on major topics, as well as short definitions of key terms.
Encyclopedia of Communication and Information
Also in hardcopy: REF P 87.5 E53 2001
Provides a comprehensive overview of universal modes of communication, the media used to communicate, theories of communication and their implications, careers in communications and information, and biographies of notable figures in the field.
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