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To locate electronic journals for this major, click “Journals” on the library home page and search by journal title, or browse titles under these subject categories:  “Languages & Literatures” and “Journalism & Mass Communication.”

Selected e-journals:

  • American Communication Journal
  • American Drama
  • American Poetry Review
  • ANQ: American Notes and Queries
  • Argumentation & Advocacy
  • Broadcasting and Cable
  • College English
  • Communication Reports
  • Communication Research Trends
  • Communication Theory
  • Communications Daily
  • Early American Literature
  • Issues in Writing
  • Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly
  • Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media
  • Journal of Children’s Literature
  • Journal of Communication
  • Journal of Intercultural Communication
  • Journal of Narrative Theory
  • Mass Communication & Society
  • Poetry
  • Southern Literary Journal
  • Style
  • TriQuarterly
  • Writer

Selected print titles:

  • College Composition and Communication
  • Columbia Journalism Review
  • Communication Arts
  • Comparative Literature
  • Contemporary Literature
  • Modern Fiction Studies
  • Quill
  • Writers’ Digest


Revised 07/2019


Search for books in the Madonna Catalog using the default Search Library Catalog option for best results.

  • Baron, Naomi S.  Always on:  Language in an online and mobile world.  NewYork:  Oxford University Press, 2008. P107.B37 2008
  • Baughman, James.  The republic of mass culture:  Journalism, filmmaking, and broadcasting in America since 1941.  Baltimore:  Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006. P92.U5 B345 2006
  • Bell, Bernard.  The contemporary African American novel:  Its folk roots and modern literary branches.  Amherst:  University of Massachusetts Press, 2004. S153.N5 B45 2004
  • Blayer, Irene and Monica Sanchez (Eds.).  Storytelling:  Interdisciplinary and intercultural perspectives.  New York:  Peter Lang, 2002. GR72.3 .S78 2002
  • Cai, Mingshui. Multicultural literature for children and young adults: Reflections on critical issues. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2002. PN1009.A1 C29 2002
  • Cullinan, Bernice. E., and Diane G. Person (Eds.).  The continuum encyclopedia of children’s literature.  New York:  Continuum, 2001. Reference PN1008.5 .C66 2001
  • Danesi, Marcel.  Encyclopedic dictionary of semiotics, media, and communications.  Toronto:  University of Toronto Press, 2000. Reference P87.5 .D36 2000
  • Edgar, Christopher, and Gary Lenhart (Eds.). The teachers and writers guide to classic American literature. New York: Teachers & Writers Collaborative, 2001. PS42.T36 2001
  • Ehrenworth, Mary. The power of grammar: Unconventional approaches to the conventions of language. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2005. PE1404.E36 2005
  • Fink, Conrad C. Writing to inform and engage: The essential guide to beginning news and magazine writing. Boulder, CO: Westview, 2003. PN4775 .F56 2003
  • Griswold, Jerome. Feeling like a kid: Childhood and children's literature. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 2006. PN1009.A1 G75 2006
  • Holdstein, Deborah H., and David Bleich (Eds.). Personal effects: The social character of scholarly writing. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 2001. PE1404.P457 2001
  • Norales, Francisca O. Crosscultural communication: Concepts, cases, and challenges. Youngstown, NY: Cambria, 2006. HM258.C76 2006
  • Rabinger, Michael. Developing story ideas. Burlington, MA: Focal Press, 2006. PN1996.R16 2006
  • Rankin, Elizabeth. The work of writing: Insights and strategies for academics and professionals. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2001. PE1404.R356 2001
  • Richardson, Will.  Blogs, wikis, podcasts, and other powerful web tools for classrooms.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Corwin Press, 2006. LB1044.87 .R53 2006
  • Roberts, Edgar V. Writing about literature. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2006. PE1479.C7 R59 2006
  • Schuster, Edgar H. Breaking the rules: Liberating writers through innovative grammar instruction. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2003. LB1631.S285 2003
  • Thompson, Robert.  The broadcast journalism handbook:  A television news survival guide.  Lanham, MD:  Rowman & Littlefield, 2004. PN4784.T4 T48 2004
  • Watson, James.  A dictionary of communication and media studies.  New York:  E. Arnold, 1997. Reference P87.5 .W38 1997
  • Whithaus, Carl. Teaching and evaluating writing in the age of computers and high-stakes testing. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum, 2005. PE1405.U6 W47 2005

Revised 08/01/2016


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