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Television Studies

This guide is an introduction to library and internet resources for Television Studies.

Defining public access television (community broadcasting)

Public access television and radio stations serving a small area, run by and for local people. They can be financed by commercial, non-profit, or government organizations but are subject to a host country's broadcasting regulations. Typically these stations exist on cable. Equipment is provided and local people are trained how to use it.

Chandler, D., & Munday, R. (2011). Community broadcasting. In A Dictionary of Media and Communication. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 9 May. 2024

In the library's collections

You can use these search terms to begin your research into public-access television:

Selected book title(s)

Other library resource(s)

Finding scholarly articles and journal title(s)

You can find articles on public-access television or community television in a variety of publications. You can begin your search in Film & Television Literature Index or Web of Science. You can also use the search box at the top of the screen.

Internet resource(s)