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Resources for Communication Studies

A guide for beginning research on communication

Selected Materials From Dupré Library

Resources for Finding eBooks

There are several databases that can be used for finding eBooks or reference sources in Communication.

Search Tips

There are several tips for research that will help you fine-tune your book search on the Dupré Library catalog.


Search the entire catalog for anything related to the search term. Use keywords when searching for complex or specific terms, but not when searching for broad terms. [Example: Acadiana]


Searches a pre-existing alphabetical list of subjects, titles or authors. Use browse when searching for broad terms or individual titles or authors.

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