Research Guide: Technology & Communication

Finding Articles

Try using the following suggested keyword searches in the OneSearch box below. For more specific searching, try replacing the keyword technology with the type of technology you’re most interested in, such as “social media,” Facebook, “text messaging,” or Snapchat.

technology AND “interpersonal communication”
technology AND “social aspects” AND communication
technology AND “communication skills”
“text messaging” AND linguistics
Snapchat AND communication
"social media" and communication and "interpersonal relationships"
smartphones AND “social interactions”



You can also try searching for these terms to find articles in Communication & Mass Media Complete and ComAbstracts


Background Information

The following UVU Library books and websites provide background information for beginning research on technology and communication.
Title Availability
Alone Together: Why We Expect More From Technology and Less From Each Other HM851 .T86 2011, 4th Floor
The Cell Phone: An Anthropology of Communication HE9715.J25 H67 2007, 4th Floor or Read Online
24/7: How Cell Phones and the Internet Change the Way We Live, Work, and Play HE9713 .H365 2007, 4th Floor
It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens HQ799.2 .I5 B68 2014, 4th Floor
Magic in the Air: Mobile Communication and the Transformation of Social Life HE9713 .K38 2006, 4th Floor
Mobile Communication: Bringing Us Together and Tearing Us Apart HM1206 .M623 2012, 4th Floor
New Tech, New Ties: How Mobile Communication is Reshaping Social Cohesion HE9713 .M43 2008
Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age P95.45 .T87 2015, 4th Floor
Technology Device Ownership: 2015 Pew Research Center Report HE9715.J25 H67 2007, 4th Floor or Read Online
Teens, Technology and Friendships: 2015 Pew Research Center Report HE9715.J25 H67 2007, 4th Floor or Read Online

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