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ACRL/EBSS Library Resources for Communication Studies (LRCS)


This guide presents a selection of resources for librarians and researchers who are interested in health communication research. The field of health communication focuses on the creation, dissemination, and evaluation of health-related information. It is an interdisciplinary field that draws from research in medicine, public health, psychology, sociology, journalism, communication, and mass communication. 

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Research Databases

See General Communication Databases to get started
Best Bets:  
Additional Useful Databases

Encyclopedias, Handbooks, and Dictionaries

Freely available online reference works:
Many of these print format reference materials are also available online. Contact the respective publishers for further information.

Key Journals and Trade Publications

Health Communication Campaign Tools

Associations and Organizations

Research Centers