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Media and Communication: Communication

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LibGuides for Communication classes

Peer Reviewed or Scholarly FAQ

What are scholarly or peer reviewed articles?

Professors often require students to find scholarly and peer reviewed articles. These items:

  • generally focus on scholarly research
  • are written by experts in the field or discipline
  • are critically reviewed  by other experts before publication
  • contain cited references to the information sources used

How do I find scholarly or peer reviewed articles?

Many of the library's databases contain scholarly or peer reviewed material and allow you to limit your search to include only these articles in the results. Use the advanced search feature in a database to find the option to limit to this type of search.


Research Databases for Scholarly Articles in Communication

Other Research Guides to Check Out

Communication Theory Research

Reference Resources

Encyclopedia of Communication Theory

Research Databases

Communication and Mass Media Complete

Film & Television Literature Index Full Text

Academic Search Complete


American Communication Journal

Argumentation and Advocacy

Asian Journal of Communication

Business Communication Quarterly

Canadian Journal of Communication

Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies

Communication, Culture, and Critique

Communication Education

Communication Monographs

Communication Quarterly

Communication Reports

Communication Research

Communication Research Reports

Communication Studies

Communication Teacher

Communication Theory

Communication Yearbook

Critical Discourse Studies

Critical Studies in Media Communication

Discourse & Communication

Discourse & Society

Environmental Communication

European Journal of Communication

Health Communication

Howard Journal of Communications

Human Communication Research

International Journal of Listening

Journal of Applied Communication Research

Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media

Journal of Business Communication

Journal of Communication

Journal of Communication Inquiry

Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication

Journal of Family Communication

Journal of Health Communication

Journal of Intercultural Communication Research

Journal of International and Intercultural Communication

Journal of Nonverbal Behavior

Journal of Public Relations Research


Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly

KB Journal

Management Communication Quarterly

Mass Communication & Society

Media, Culture & Society

Philosophy & Rhetoric

Political Communication

Popular Communication

Public Relations Quarterly

Qualitative Research Reports in Communication

Quarterly Journal of Speech

Review of Communication

Rhetoric & Public Affairs

Rhetoric Review

Rhetoric Society Quarterly

Southern Communication Journal

Technical Communication Quarterly

Television & New Media

Text and Performance Quarterly

Visual Communication

Western Journal of Communication

Women’s Studies in Communication

Subject Guide

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