Encyclopedia of Communication and Information, 1st Edition

  • Editor: Jorge R. Schement
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  • ISBN-10: 0028658876
  • ISBN-13: 9780028658872
  • DDC: 302.203
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 1161 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2002 | Published/Released December 2003
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2002

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The Encyclopedia of Communication and Information is a contemporary reference designed to provide a comprehensive overview of universal modes of communication, the media used to communicate, theories of communication and their implications, careers in communications and information, and biographies of notable figures in the field. Organized for the general reader, the Encyclopedia complements social studies, communications and information systems curricula.

Features and Benefits

  • 280 signed entries represent a global, interdisciplinary survey of communication and information.
  • Each entry is cross-referenced to help the user find related entries.
  • "Association Copies" Appendix lists books by significant people who have owned them.
  • Illustrations are included to maximize effectiveness of the entries.
  • Almost every entry offers a brief bibliography.



  • Jorge R. Schement

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 0028653866 | ISBN-13: 9780028653860


"...Students will find that the articles provide a good overview of each topic and that most have a bibliography...This set should be purchased by undergraduate libraries as well as by libraries...serving high school students." -- Library Journal (Febraury 2002)

— Library Journal