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Communication Studies: Home

Resources for the USD Community interested in Communication Studies.

Library Workshops

Click here for the Copley Library workshops calendar, which you can also use to register. If you have questions about a workshop please contact the presenter(s). 


Style Guides

Click any of the links below for formatting guidelines.

Note: APA is the standard for Communication Studies at USD.


Preventing Plagiarism Tutorial

Take this tutorial to learn more about avoiding plagiarism and using APA style for in-text citations and references.


Writing Help

New Books and Media for Comm Studies

Subscribe to this feed to see the most recent 100 new items that are now available at Copley Library.

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Welcome to the Communication Studies Guide

This guide is designed to give you a start on your research in Communication Studies. Use the tabs above to navigate to the different sections of this guide.

Click here to go to the Department of Communication Studies home page.

Key Electronic Resources

Use the databases below for locating news stories, scholarly articles, and bibliographies.

New Books and Media

New English Language Feature Films

This feed shows the English films recently added to the collection.

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New Foreign Language Films

This feed shows foreign language films recently added to the collection.

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Communication Studies Librarian

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Hugh Burkhart
Copley Library
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110-2492

Please contact me if you need assistance with finding information or getting help researching for your projects.

For remote consultations and instruction sessions via Zoom, please email