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Communication: Journals

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Ways to explore journals and search for articles.

1. Select from the Journals listed on this page; most will have a "search within" feature.

2. Continue your search for many articles in many journals by searching a database. Try searching one of the databases on the Databases page of this research guide.

3. Search EBSCO E-Journals & Periodicals List. You'll find out where to find specific journal titles, including many open access journals, too. 


Featured Journals

Public Understanding of Science, SAGE Journals Online

"Public Understanding of Science is a fully peer reviewed international journal covering all aspects of the inter-relationships between science (including technology and medicine) and the public."
See also: Public Understanding of Science Blog 


The Velvet Light Trap, Project Muse

"The Velvet Light Trap is a journal devoted to investigating historical questions that illuminate the understanding of film and other media. While VLT maintains its traditional commitment to the study of American film, it also expands its scope to television and other media, to adjacent institutions, and to other nations' media." 


Columbia Journalism Review (CJR),


Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed Journals

A list of some of the scholarly, peeer-reviewed Communications journals that we have subscription access to. Search the databases that are listed next to the journal titles to find more. Duke Univ. Press, Oxford Univ. Press, Project Muse, Sage Journals Online, Taylor & Francis, Wiley, etc.


Communication Monographs, Taylor & Francis

Communication Research, Sage Journals Online

Communication Theory, Wiley

Communication, Culture & Critique, Wiley

Convergence, Sage Journals Online

Discourse & Society, Sage Journals Online

Discourse Studies, Sage Journals Online

European Journal of Communication, Sage Journals Online

Human Communication Research, Wiley

Journal of Communication, Oxford Univ. Press and/or Wiley

Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, Wiley

Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, Sage Journals Online

Journalism: Theory, Practice, and Criticism, Sage Journals Online

Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, Sage Journals Online

Media, Culture & Society, Sage Journals Online

New Media & Society, Sage Journals Online

Public Culture, Duke Univ. Press

Public Understanding of Science, Sage Journals Online

Television & New Media, Sage Journals Online

The Velvet Light Trap, Project Muse

Google Scholar

Search Google Scholar from the Cressman Library Databases A-Z list or from a Cressman Library Research Guide so that your results will include Find It @ Cedar Crest links when the library has full text access to an article.

Google Scholar Search


Access library databases, ebooks, journals, journal articles, and streaming video from off campus.



1)  select a resource from Databases A-Z or a Research Guide (ex. EBSCOhost)

2)  on the “EzPproxy” login screen

3)  enter your FalconNet username and password


NOTE: Your EzPproxy login is the same as your Campus Network login (FalconNet); also, your Canvas login and your Email login--without the It is NOT your My CedarCrest login.

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