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Reference Books

Reference books are located on the main level of the library.

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Words of welcome, and other helps for speakers - Bolding, Amy.
Call Number: REF PN6081 .B64
A public speaking manual.


Circulating Books

The following is a selection of circulating books (books you can check out) located on the second level of the Library:

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Communication Power - Manuel Castells
Call Number: HM1206 .C37 2013
ISBN: 9780199681938
Publication Date: 2013-10-15
Manuel Castells analyses the transformation of the global media industry by the revolution in communication technologies. He argues that a new communication system, mass self-communication, has emerged, and power relationships have been profoundly modified by the emergence of this new communication environment.

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Quantitative Research Methods for Communication - Jason S. Wrench; James C. McCroskey; Virginia Peck Richmond; Candice Thomas-Maddox
Call Number: P91.3 .Q36 2013
ISBN: 0199931801
Publication Date: 2012-11-13
Quantitative Research Methods for Communication: A Hands-On Approach, Second Edition, is a comprehensive and engaging guide to quantitative research.

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Human Communication : Principles and Contexts - Stewart L. Tubbs
Call Number: P90 .T78 2012
ISBN: 9780078036781
Publication Date: 2012-10-05
Human Communication is an introductory text that links theory and research with the practical components of communication. This award-winning author presents the fundamental concepts in communication through stimulating case-studies and contemporary examples. The 13th edition includes new discussions of cutting edge research and additional self-tests for students.

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Speaker's guidebook : text and reference - Holmes, Janet
Call Number: HD30.3 .H65 2011
ISBN: 9780312472825
Publication Date: 2011
This is the first book in the field of workplace discourse to examine the relationships among leadership, ethnicity, and language use. Taking a social constructionist approach to the ways in which leadership is enacted through discourse,Leadership, Discourse, and Ethnicityproblematizes the concept of ethnicity and demonstrates the importance of context-particularly the community of practice-in determining what counts as relevant in the analysis of ethnicity.

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It's not what you say, it's how you say it - Detz, Joan
Call Number: PN4121 .D38825 2000
ISBN: 0312243057
Publication Date: 2000
For many people, speech giving is a nerve-wracking but necessary task, and this book provides proven tips, suggestions, and guidance to make the experience successful and to help readers develop confidence and skill for any public-speaking occasion. Detz focuses on preparation, organization, and delivery skills, also discussing the uses of technology, public speaking in unusual settings, dealing with interruptions, health and physical challenges, and evaluation.

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How We Think - N. Katherine Hayles
Call Number: P96.T42 H39 2012
ISBN: 9780226321424
Publication Date: 2012-06-05
"How do we think?" N. Katherine Hayles poses this question at the beginning of this bracing exploration of the idea that we think through, with, and alongside media. As the age of print passes and new technologies appear every day, this proposition has become far more complicated, particularly for the traditionally print-based disciplines in the humanities and qualitative social sciences.

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