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Communication: Home

This guide is designed to help you find materials available from the Houston Cole Library for research in communication.

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Americal Psychological Association (APA) Style


Front Cover

This guide is located at the Reserves Desk in the Lobby or on the 2nd floor in the Reference section.


The links below are online resources:

Communications & Mass Media Collection

Discovery by EBSCO

Levels of Measurement (Wikipedia)

This is a useful link for students working on the NOIR assignment.

JSU Department of Communication


Welcome to the Houston Cole Library Guide for Communication! 

All databases can be accessed from home

To access a database off-campus, log-in using your student ID number and last name. If you experience any problems contact the Library for additional assistance.


2nd Floor Reference Desk

If you are unable to locate a Librarian, please visit the Reference Desk on the 2nd floor for assistance.

Fine Arts Librarian

Carley Knight
Houston Cole Library, 6th Floor (Quiet Floor)

Jacksonville State University

700 Pelham Road North

Jacksonville, Alabama


Tel: 256-782-5246

Blackboard IM: carley_librarian



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