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  • The American Communication Association

    ACA is the national professional organization of scholars, students, and practitioners in the field of communication studies. This page file contains such subjects as conflict and communication, gender and communication, organizational communication, political communication, and argumentation and debate rhetoric and public addresses, mass media culture, news media, freedom of speech, film studies, intercultural communication, and language and linguistics.


  • Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • NCA, formerly known as the Speech Communication Association, is a national organization whose purpose is "to promote study, criticism, research, teaching, and application of the artistic, humanistic, and scientific principles of communication."

  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • The Rhetoric and Composition Web page contains an assortment of communication resources such as: classical rhetoric from philosophers like Aristotle, online journals and books on communication, online writing centers, popular communication departments at several colleges and universities, and several communication resources.

  • ISCA - The International Speech Communication Association
  • [Formerly the European Speech Communication Association] - The main goal of the Association is "to promote Speech Communication Science and Technology, both in the industrial and Academic areas," covering all the aspects of Speech Communication (Acoustics, Phonetics, Phonology, Linguistics, Natural Language Processing, Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Science, Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition, etc.).

  • Society of Professional Journalists
  • SPJ is a national professional organization that supports the activities of individual journalists. It focuses on First Amendment issues and Freedom of Information (FOI) issues and it has professional as well as student members.

  • Southern Oregon University Library
  • This will connect to the SOU library, the Summit union catalog, and other library resources where you can find books and articles on subjects of interest.