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Communication Resources: Communications

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Communication is the art of imparting knowledge or information between people to create a shared understanding. It comes from the Latin word “communis” that means to “to share” and includes all types of human interaction verbal, non-verbal and visual.

Communication Studies is the multidisciplinary study of the transmission of information across context.  This sharing includes face-to-face, mass media, and digital media formats.

This LibGuide was created to offer some general library resources for the study of Communications.

Much of the information on this guide first appeared in a pathfinder created by Camille McCutcheon in 7/06 and revised by Andrew Kearns in 6/08 and Kevin Shehan in 1/18. This version curated by Laura Karas was first posted in 11/2017.