Communication Institute for Online Scholarship (CIOS)

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The University of Leicester is a CIOS institutional affiliate, which means that its members have access to electronic files of direct relevance to communication professionals and students. These include communication bibliographies, syllabi, journal articles and research tools.

Key Features

CIOS contains the Electronic Journal of Communication, a full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly journal, ComAbstracts, and a Journals Index to search the indexes of several key communication periodicals.

Articles include:

  • Australian Journal of Communication
  • Communication Reports
  • The International Journal of Listening
  • The Journal of Communication and Religion Women's Studies in Communication


These articles can be accessed using DjVu software. If you are off campus, the DjVu plug-in can be downloaded on to your computer
On campus, using CFS, you can download the plug-in from Start, All Programs, Install CFS Software.

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