Index of Online Resources

New Resources

Digital Research Tools: A scholar's wiki about research tools like software to analyze texts, manage your citations, create mashups or mine data.

Swine Flu: Useful Resources: Public health updates, statistics, consumer information and blogs on swine flu: resources for journalists.

The State of the News Media 2009: An Annual Report on American Journalism from the Project of Excellence in Journalism. "Its goal is to gather in one place as much data as possible about all the major sectors of journalism, to identify trends, mark key indicators, note areas for further inquiry and provide a resource for citizens, journalists and researchers."

The International Journal of Communication is an online, multimedia, academic journal that adheres to the highest standards of peer review and engages established and emerging scholars from anywhere in the world.

The Walter J. Ong Collection "It's a modest start, but it does include a number of unpublished lectures, including "Secondary Orality and Secondary Visualism," an audio recording of a lecture, and a number of photographs of Fr. Ong and his family. There will be more to come after the New Year and, I expect, for years to come." --John Walter

The Same-Sex Marriage Debate - The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life presents a large number of resources representing a broad spectrum of opinion, constitutional issues, state laws, polls, religious and global perspectives. 

A Quick Start on the Evolution/Intelligent Design Debate

A Quick Start on photo manipulation


Cultural Studies

Digital Media, Hypertext, Cybernetics, Cyborgs and Virtual Realities

Film Studies Resources

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in Media

General and Mixed Communication Resources (organizations, resource directories, etc.)

Health and Science Communication

Interpersonal and Small Group Communication (includes nonverbal communication)

Journalism and Mass Communication Resources

Political Communication & Campaigns

Media Studies

Rhetorical Studies

Social Science Resources

Speeches and Speechmakers

Visual Communication—Visual Rhetorics


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