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CM 498: Communication Research

Resources for Professor Janack's Communication Research class.

Finding examples of rhetorical criticism

When searching for examples of rhetorical criticism, use the following strategies:

  • Add the keywords  "rhetorical criticism" OR "rhetorical analysis" OR rhetor*
    In addition, you can expand it to also include "textual analysis" AND/OR semiotics

sample search for rhetorical analyses

To limit your results to analyses within the field of Communication:

  • Use Communication & Mass Media Complete (see link to right OR Library website > Databases list)
  • OneSearch > Advanced Search > check box next to Communication & Mass Media

Sample articles:



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Communication & Mass Media Complete

Google Scholar

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ProQuest eBook Central

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Online access to thousands of e-book titles in the humanities and social sciences. Books can be viewed online or downloaded to your PC or tablet.  (requires Eckerd College login from both on- and off-campus)

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) supports the academic research of Eckerd College students, faculty, and staff by obtaining books, chapters, articles, and electronic resources from other libraries. ILL also shares Eckerd's collection with other libraries around the country.

Login to your ILL account with your current Eckerd College username and password to view and submit requests, request renewals, update your contact information, and more.

Pro Tip: Enable text message alerts under the Communication Preference tab, and we'll text you when your book or article is ready for pickup. Faculty may choose delivery of print books to your collegium mailbox; simply choose the correct collegium in the dropdown menu for Pickup Location.