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Comm Studies Sources

  • CIOS
    Communication Institute for Online Scholarship provides a number of research and news sources in the field of communication.
  • Research Guide to Communication Studies
  • UCLA Library Broadcast NewsScape
    Digitized television news programs collected from cable and broadcast sources in the Los Angeles market from 2005 to the present, as well as a small number of Internet news programs. The contents are searchable and viewable.
 

Overview

The Charles E. Young Research Library (YRL) houses an extensive collection of materials to support UCLA's interdepartmental program in Communication Studies. The Research Library's collection centers on mass and interpersonal communications research; other topics related to communication studies may be covered by other UCLA libraries. These include film and television studies at the Arts Library, psychology at the Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library, and business aspects at the Rosenfeld Library.

Associations

  • The American Communication Association
    A not-for-profit organization created to promote academic and professional research, criticism, teaching, practical use, and exchange of principles and theories of human communication. Publishes American Communication Journal.
  • American Society for the History of Rhetoric
    A not-for-profit organization created to promote academic and professional research, criticism, teaching, practical use, and exchange of principles and theories of human communication. Publishes American Communication Journal.
  • Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
    Non-profit educational society which promotes research, high standards, and freedom of expression. Publishes Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Journalism and Mass Communication Editor, Journalism and Communication Monographs.
  • The International Communication Association
    An academic association for scholars interested in the study, teaching, and application of all aspects of human and mediated communication. ICA began more than 50 years ago as a small association of U.S. researchers and is now a truly international association with more than 3,500 members in 65 countries. Since 2003, ICA has been officially associated with the United Nations as a non-governmental association (NGO).
  • The National Communication Association
    Advances communication as the discipline that studies all forms, modes, media and consequences of communication through humanistic, social scientific and aesthetic inquiry. The NCA serves the scholars, teachers, and practitioners who are its members by enabling and supporting their professional interests in research and teaching. Dedicated to fostering and promoting free and ethical communication, the NCA promotes the widespread appreciation of the importance of communication in public and private life, the application of competent communication to improve the quality of human life and relationships, and the use of knowledge about communication to solve human problems.

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