Technology & Communication

Background Information

More books on the impact of technology on communication can be found using the Library's catalog.

24/7: How Cell Phones and the Internet Change the Way We Live, Work, and Play HE 9713. H 365 2007
Cell Phone: An Anthropology of Communication HE 9715. J 25 H 67 2007
Cell Phone Reader: Essays in Social Transformation HE 9713. C 44 2007
Magic in the Air: Mobile Communication and the Transformation of Social Life HE 9713. K 38 2006
Mobile Connection: The Cell Phone's Impact on Society HE 9713. L 563 2004
New Tech, New Ties: How Mobile Communication is Reshaping Social Cohesion HE 9713. M 43 2008
Small Tech: The Culture of Digital Tools TK 5105.6 S 62 2008

Journal Articles

Academic Search Premier
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Communication & Mass Media Complete
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CQ Researcher
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LexisNexis Academic
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