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Resource Guide:
Professional Communication

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

Topic Call Number
Business communicationHF5721
Business presentationsHF5718.22
Business report writingHF5726
Business writingHF5719
Commercial correspondenceHF5726
Communication in managementHF5718
Communication in organizationsHD30.3
Communication of technical informationT10.5
English language – Business EnglishPE1115
Intercultural communicationHM258
Proposal writing in businessHF5718.5
Public relationsHD59
Public speakingPN1421
Report writingPE1478
Technical writingT10.5

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Business communication
  • Nonverbal communication
  • Public speaking
  • Computer conferencing
  • Computer conferencing
  • Forms of address
  • Employment interviewing
  • Body language
  • Oral communication
  • Written communication
  • Business presentations – audio-visual aids
  • Commercial correspondence
  • Resumés
  • Etiquette
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Conversation
  • Communication barriers
  • Business report writing
  • Proposal writing in business – handbooks, manuals, etc.
  • Employment portfolio
  • Telephone etiquette

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
Leadership communicationHD 30.3 .B387
Emily Post’s The etiquette advantage in businessHF 5389 .P675
Strategic communication in business and the professionsHD 30.3 .O35
Communication best practices at Dell, General Electric, Microsoft… e-Book
Communication skills stepladders to success for the professionale-Book
Bridging the culture gap…a practical guide to international business comme-Book
The insider’s guide to getting that first job interviewe-Book
The management speaker’s handbooke-Book
The manager’s guide to effective meetingse-Book
Persuasive business writing achieve results and raise your profilee-Book
Write to the point how to communicate in businesse-Book
Talking from 9 to 5: women’s and men’s conversational styles…HF 5718 .T36

Selected Research Databases

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • Business Communication Quarterly
  • Technical Communication
  • Technical Communication Quarterly
  • Journal of Technical Writing and Communication
  • Communication Briefings
  • Communication Monographs
  • Communication Quarterly

Selected Websites and Digital Archives

The following websites are librarian-evaluated to provide trustworthy information for your topic. They include digitized collections connected to your topic.