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Speech



I. Purpose:
To support teaching and research through the master's level in Speech Communication (through the doctoral level as a concentration in Communication). Materials on this subject will be of relevance to a variety of other programs, e.g., to Drama (the oral interpretation of literature), to Special Education (the acquisition of speech skills by the deaf), to English (rhetoric), etc.

II. General Collection Guidelines:

A. Languages: English is the primary language of collection; (works in French and German are acquired selectively.)

B. Chronological Guidelines: Most acquisitions are current materials. There is selective acquisition of historical material in all areas of specialization in the department.

C. Geographical Guidelines: Collection policy in speech communication-related materials pertaining to Latin America is treated in the Benson Latin American Collection Statement. For most areas of specialization in Speech Communication, geographical guidelines are inapplicable.

D. Treatment of Subject: Popular-level materials and textbooks are collected selectively. Medical literature dealing with speech and hearing problems is collected as are works describing therapeutic techniques. Juvenile materials are covered in the Youth Collection statement.

E. Types of Material: Serials publications such as proceedings or conferences, reports of special investigations in speech pathology and audiology, and occasional papers from other institutions are acquired, as are handbooks of public speaking, medical dictionaries and encyclopedias, and bibliographies. Theses and dissertations from other universities are acquired selectively.

F. Date of Publication: Emphasis is on the acquisition of current publications, with limited purchasing of retrospective materials to fill in serial gaps and to acquire important earlier works.

G. Other General Considerations: Because of the broad range of subjects that a student of Speech Communication will find relevant, acquisition policy for materials covered by many other collection statements will also be of interest. Materials on phonetics, sociolinguistics, and psycholinguistics are treated in the Statement on Linguistics. Materials on the oral tradition in literature are in the Statement on Anthropology (folklore). Literary criticism and literary texts are discussed in the Statements on English and other literatures. Materials on argumentation and reasoning are discussed in the Statement on Philosophy. Materials on speech education and speech for prospective teachers are discussed in the Education statement. Deaf education is in the Special Education Statement.

III. Observations and Qualifications by Subject and LC Class.:

Subject LC Class Location CDP [NCIP] Collecting Level Bibliographer
Cross-Cultural/International Communications Interest also shared by Journalism HM 258,
P96
PCL (Main),
PCL (Main),
C [3},
C [3]
J.Flaxbart, J.Flaxbart
Interpersonal Communications Interest also shared by English, Psychology, Sociology BF 637 C45,
HM 132,
P 87-97
PCL (Main),
PCL (Main),
PCL (Main)
C [3],
C [3],
C [3]
J.Flaxbart, J.Flaxbart, J.Flaxbart
Organizational Communications Interest also shared by General Business HD 30.3,
HM 131, HF 5549-5718
PCL (Main),
PCL (Main),
PCL (Main)
C [3],
C [3],
C [3]
J.Flaxbart, J.Flaxbart, J.Flaxbart
Oral Interpretation Interest also shared by Theatre and Dance, English LB 1572 PCL (Main) C [3] J.Flaxbart
Rhetoric and Public Communication Interest also shared by English PN 173-229
PCL (Main) C [3] J.Flaxbart
Speech Communication Instruction Interest also shared by Education LB 1181, 1524
LB 1572
PCL (Main),
PCL (Main)
C [3]
C [3]
J.Flaxbart, J.Flaxbart
Speech and Hearing Science Interest also shared by Education RC 423-427 Main C [4] J.Flaxbart
Communication Disorders , Speech Pathology & Therapy, Audiology, Auditory Rehabilitation Interest also shared by Special Education LB 3454
QP 306
RF 290-320
HV 2350-2990
PCL (Main),
PCL (Main),
PCL (Main),
PCL (Main)
C [4],
C [4],
C [4],
C [4]
J.Flaxbart, J.Flaxbart, J.Flaxbart

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