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COMM 180: Introduction to Communication Studies : Online Resources

Welcome to your Library! Let's explore library resources to help you find information for your Interpersonal Communication topic.

How do I determine if a website is reliable?


  • Who is the author?
  • Why was it written -- for what purpose, organization, or audience?
  • When was it written?
  • Does it include references or a works cited list?


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Credit:  University of Tennessee Chattanooga Library

Recommended Websites


  • Human Communication Laboratory
    Visit the home page of the Human Communication Laboratory at Columbia University.

  • Body Talk
    Nonverbal communication expert Carol Kinsey Goman discusses issues related to body language in interactions.

  • National Communication Association
    NCA is the oldest and largest national organization to promote communication scholarship and education. NCA publishes nine academic journals and sponsors an annual convention.

  • Communication Currents
    This Web site offers examples of topics in communication. From the National Communication Association.

  • Communication Studies Resources
    This Web site is a list of communication resources compiled by the University of Iowa.

  • The Transactional Model
    This Web page from Seton Hall University professor Daniel Yates presents an animated graphic of the transactional model of communication.

Adapted from Pearson Education