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English: Program - Communication Planning/Design (CPID): Background Information

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Handbooks

Here is a select list of core sources for communication, information, and design:


  • Cartelli, Antonio.  Encyclopedia of information communication technology (Engineering & Science - Call Number TK5102 .E644 2009)
  • Crystal, David.  A Glossary of Netspeak and textspeak (Engineering & Science - Call Number QA76.15 .C796 2004)
  • Donsback, Wolfgang.  The international encyclopedia of communication (Hunt Library - Call Number P87.5 .I58 2008)
  • Matsumoto, David Ricky.  APA Handbook of Intercultural Communication (Hunt Library - Call Number Hm1121 .A65 2010)
  • Thompson, Philip.  Dictionary of Visual Language (Hunt Library - Call Number NC998.4 .T48 1980)

Online Collections of General Works

The following are online collections (some full-text) of general works such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and much more. They are good for finding additional information sources: