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Communication Studies: Find Books

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Print and Ebooks

Title Link/Call Number
SAGE Handbook of Interpersonal Communication (2002)   UI Library Main Stacks (4th Floor), BF637.C45H287 2002  
SAGE Handbook of Nonverbal Communication (2006) Online
APA Handbook of Nonverbal Communication (2016) UI Library Main Stacks (4th Floor), BF637.N66 A63 2016
SAGE Handbook of Family Communication (2014) Online
Routledge Handbook of Health Communication (2011) Online
SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research (2018 UI Library Main Stacks (3rd Floor), H62 .H2455 2018


Use the call numbers below and our library floor maps to browse books related to communication studies.

Description Call #
Psychological tests and testing BF 176 - 176.5
Consciousness and cognition BF 309 - 499
Motivation BF 501 - 505
Emotion BF 511 - 593
Applied psychology BF 636 - 637
Social psychology HM 1001 - 1281
Communication and mass media P 87 - 96
Interpersonal communication P 94.7
Oral communication and speech P 95 - 95.6
Nonverbal communication P 99.5 - 99.6

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