New resource: International Encyclopedia of Communication

booksThe library recently purchased the online version of the International Encyclopedia of Communication.  From the publisher:

The International Encyclopedia of Communication represents the definitive reference source in this interdisciplinary and dynamic field. This authoritative work is jointly published with the International Communication Association (ICA), the leading academic association of the discipline. Key features:

  • 1,339 newly-commissioned A-Z entries, divided into 29 editorial areas representing major fields of inquiry, each of which is headed by a leading expert in the field

  • Spans the breadth of communication studies, including coverage of theories, media and communication phenomena, research methods, problems, concepts, and geographical areas

  • Simultaneously publishing in print and in this fully accessible and searchable online version

  • Features sophisticated cross-referencing and search facilities and a lexicon by subject area

  • Entries ranging from extended explorations of major topics to short descriptions of key concepts

  • Written and edited by an international team of the world’s best scholars and teachers, representing the international character of the ICA

  • Editorial areas include communication theory and philosophy, interpersonal communication, journalism, intercultural and intergroup communication, media effects, strategic communication/PR, communication and media law and policy, media systems in the world, and communication and technology.

*Author ID: 168 Author name: William*

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