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Types of Journal Articles

APA Style

General format of paper (OWL Purdue)

Sample paper (OWL Purdue)

How to Find Journal Articles on Communication

Method 1: Browse communication-related journals

Here are some:

Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media
Articles, reviews and criticism on all aspects of broadcasting and electronic media.

Visual Studies
Investigates the relationship between society and photographic, film, and video images.

Personal Relationships
Devoted to the study of personal relationships. The aim is to promote scholarship in the field of personal relationships throughout a broad range of disciplines.

Journal of Visual Communication in Medicine
Acts as a vehicle for the interchange of information & ideas in the production, manipulation, storage & transport of images for medical education, records & research.

Journal of Social Psychology
Articles on experimental, empirical and field studies of groups, cultural effects, cross-national problems, language and ethnicity, cross-cultural notes and briefly reported replications and refinements.

Language & Speech (+ limit to communication articles)
Provides a forum for communication among researchers in a wide range of disciplines that contribute to our understanding of the production, perception, processing, learning, use, & disorders of speech & language.

PLoS ONE (+ limit to communication articles)
Reports on primary research from any scientific discipline.

Method 2: Do keyword searches in EBSCO Academic Search Premier    

Logo and link to EBSCOhost

Limit Your Results:  

Can't find any good articles?  Try searching other databases like ScienceDirect and Business Source Premier. 

For UH Mānoa students: check out Communication & Mass Media Complete.



Method 3: Search using communication-related vocabulary