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Composition and Rhetoric Resources

 

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This is a guide of selected materials that will assist with studies in Composition and Rhetoric. You may use the tabs or links below to navigate between resource types.

 

 

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Chinook | Prospector | ILL |

Chinook is the catalog for materials owned by the CU Libraries. You can do a title search for a specific book, or a keyword search if you are looking for books on a particular topic. You can also use MyChinook to manage your library account (including renewals, holds, recalls, saved searches, etc.)

 

 Chinook Catalog

 

 

To also find books on Composition and Rhetoric, search Chinook more in-depth by using LC Subject Headings. The following selection may help get you started. Also, pay attention to the subject headings used for books you've already identified in order to find other works on the same subject and also identify keyword search terms.

 

 

English Language Rhetoric

English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching

English Language Rhetoric Research

English Language Rhetoric Study And Teaching Research

English Language Rhetoric Computer Assisted Instruction

English Language Rhetoric Handbooks Manuals Etc

English Language Rhetoric Problems Exercises Etc

English Language Rhetoric Psychological Aspects

English Language Rhetoric Study And Teaching Psychological Aspects

English Language Rhetoric Study And Teaching Bibliography

English Language Rhetoric Study And Teaching Higher

English Language Rhetoric Study And Teaching Higher United States

English Language Rhetoric Study And Teaching Social Aspects

English Language Rhetoric Study And Teaching Theory Etc

English Language Rhetoric Study And Teaching United States

English Language Rhetoric Study And Teaching United States History

 

English Language Composition And Exercises

English Language Composition And Exercises Computer Assisted Instruction

English Language Composition And Exercises Evaluation

English Language Composition And Exercises Study And Teaching

English Language Composition And Exercises Study And Teaching Higher United States

English Language Composition And Exercises Study And Teaching United States

 

Rhetoric

Rhetoric Social Aspects

Rhetoric English Language Handbooks Manuals Etc

Rhetoric English Language Problems Exercises Etc

Rhetoric English Language Study And Teaching

Rhetoric English Language Study And Teaching Higher

Rhetoric English Language Study And Teaching Psychological Aspects

Rhetoric English Language Study And Teaching Social Aspects

Rhetoric English Language Study And Teaching United States

Rhetoric English Language Study And Teaching United States History

Rhetoric English Language United States

 

Academic Writing

Academic Writing Handbooks Manuals Etc

Academic Writing Study And Teaching

Academic Writing Study And Teaching Higher

Creative Writing Higher Education

Report Writing Study And Teaching Higher

Autobiography -- Authorship

Writing Centers

Writing Centers Administration

Portfolios In Education United States

Reflection (Philosophy)

Exposition (Rhetoric)


If you search Chinook and find that the CU Libraries do not have the item you are looking for (or if the item you are looking for is checked out), you can search Prospector, which is a combined library catalog of 23 libraries in Colorado and Wyoming. CU students, staff and faculty can request materials through Prospector, and the items will generally be delivered to Norlin within a few business days. prospector prospector

 


Request through Interlibrary Loan (ILL) - http://ucblibraries.colorado.edu/ill/

If the item you are looking for is not in Chinook or Prospector, you can request it through Interlibrary Loan (ILL). Generally, an ILL request will take longer to be delivered than material requested through Prospector.


Composition & Rhetoric | Cultural Studies | Communications|

Education & Literacy | Digital Literacy |

 

Access to Electronic Journals may require off-campus authentication.

Is the link not working? Search Chinook by Journal Title.


Composition & Rhetoric

 

Argumentation

Argumentation and Advocacy

College Composition and Communication

College English

Composition Forum

Composition Studies

Computers and Composition

Dangling Modifier

Discourse & Society

Discourse Studies

Enculturation

Issues in Writing

Inventio

Journal of Basic Writing

Journal of Pragmatics

Kairos: Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy

KB Journal

Philosophy and Rhetoric

Poroi: an Interdisciplinary Journal on Rhetorical Analysis and Invention

Research in the Teaching of English

Rhetoric & Public Affairs

Rhetorica

Rhetoric Review

Rhetoric Society Quarterly

Rhetorical Review

Style

Writing Center Journal

Written Communication

 

Print

Advances in the History of Rhetoric

Dialogue : A Journal For Writing Specialists

JAC

Pre/Text

WPA, Writing Program Administration

Writing On The Edge

 



Education and Literacy

 

Brain and Language

Cognition and Instruction

College Teaching

Currents in Electronic Literacy

Curriculum Inquiry

Educational Technology & Society

Educational Theory

Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis

Electronic Journal for the Integration of Technology in Education

English Education

English Teaching: Practice and Critique

Harvard Educational Review

International Journal of Educational Research

Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy

Journal of Educational Psychology

Journal of Literacy and Technology

Journal of Literacy Research

Mind & Language

Mind, Culture, and Activity

Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture

Radical Pedagogy

Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal

Reading and Writing Quarterly

Reading Research Quarterly

Review of education, pedagogy, & cultural studies

Theory into Practice

Voices from the Middle

 

 



Digital Literacy



Communications

 

American Communication Journal

Australian Journal of Communication

Canadian Journal of Communication

Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies

Communication Education

Communication Quarterly

Communication Reports

Communication Research: An International Journal

Communication Review

Communication Teacher

Communication Theory

Critical Studies in Media Communication

Discourse & Society

Discourse Studies

Electronic Journal of Communication

Human Communication Research

International Journal of Communication

Journal of Business Communication

Journal of Communication

Journal of Communication Inquiry

Journal of Intercultural Research

Language and Communication: An Interdisciplinary Journal

Political Communication

Qualitative Research Reports in Communication

Western Journal of Communication

 



Cultural and Literary Studies

 

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture

The American Scholar

Communication & Critical/Cultural Studies

Critical Inquiry

Diacritics

Differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies

EnterText

Feminist Studies

Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies

Gender and Society

Hypatia

Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies

International Journal of Cultural Studies

Journal of Contemporary Ethnography

Journal of Visual Culture

Journal of Film and Video

Journal of Gender Studies

Journal of Language, Identity, and Education

Journal of Social History

Language in Society

Media, Culture & Society

Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism

Mind, Culture, and Activity

Narrative Inquiry

New Media & Society

Poroi: an Interdisciplinary Journal on Rhetorical Analysis and Invention

Rhetoric & Public Affairs

Scope

Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society

Text & Talk: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Language, Discourse and Communication Studies

Text and Performance Quarterly

 

 

 

 


Find Articles & More | Recommended Databases |

Find Articles & More

In order to find articles about a particular topic, you will use a library database. UCB Libraries provides access to numerous databases. They are available on the Find Articles and More Page.

 

You may explore our databases organized by categories and subcategories. Remember to read the descriptions of each database to determine which will suit your needs. Think about disciplines that may be exploring your topic!

 

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Typically you may search by keyword, author, title and more. For help developing keywords, go to How do I Choose Keywords? HINT! Keep track of search terms. Look for database recommended search terms and help resources.

 

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Some Recommended Databases

CompPile

An ongoing inventory of publications in post secondary composition, rhetoric, ESL, technical writing, and discourse studies.

 

National Council of Teachers of English journals

NCTE has worked to advance teaching, research, and student achievement in English language arts at all scholastic levels. Scan online news of interest to literacy educators, policy studies, summaries of national, local and state education issues, Council action on policy questions, the Anti-Censorship Center, and the Educators Advocacy Network information.

For access through NCTE website, when prompted for username/password, click on "Log In by Institutional IP Access".

 

ERIC (CSA)

ERIC Education Resources Information Center (CSA) provides access to more than 1.2 million abstracts of journal articles and other education-related documents. CSA also provides saved searches, email alerts and other education-related databases. Included is full-text access to ERIC Documents (ED) from 1996 to present. ERIC is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (IES).

MLA international bibliography

The major index published by the Modern Language Association. Index to articles in literature, languages, linguistics, drama/theatre, and folklore from several thousand journals and series published worldwide. Also covers relevant monographs, working papers, proceedings, and bibliographies. Includes the MLA Directory of Periodicals.

 

Communication & mass media complete

CMMC database incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study to create a reference resource encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline.


ComAbstracts

The ComAbstracts database contains abstracts of articles and books published in the primary professional literature of the communication(s) field as well as bibliographic records and audio materials.

 

CSA linguistics and language behavior abstracts

The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Includes descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics. Provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,500 serials publications, and abstracts of books, book chapters, and dissertations.