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Communication

Begin your research on communication, mass media, and related fields using the best indexes, databases, and reference works selected by the subject librarian.

Finding library resources

Mass media as a subject heading covers many topics. If you do a subject search for mass media, you will find over 1,900 different items. You can narrow your search by country or place. You can also narrow a search by a specific aspect such as social aspects. Take a look at the list of headings and the narrower search terms.

Works are scattered throughout the call number range P 87 to P 96. The following are some of the subject headings used in the online catalog:

A definition of mass media from the Oxford English Dictionary

For more mass media journal titles, click here.

Keeping up with the journal literature

Want an easy way to keep up with the journal literature for all facets of Communication? And you use a mobile device? You can install the BrowZine app and create a custom Bookshelf of your favorite journal titles. Then you will get the Table of Contents (ToCs) of your favorite journals automatically delivered to you when they become available. Once you have the ToC's you can download and read the articles you want.

You can get the app from the App Store or Google Play.

Don't own or use a mobile device? You can still use BrowZine! It's now available in a web version. You can get to it here. The web version works the same way as the app version. Find the journals you like, create a custom Bookshelf, get ToCs and read the articles you want.