Mass Communications

Researching mass communications issues? Start here!

Find Books

To find a book about mass communications:

  • enter a term or name into the Start Your Research Here search box on the library's home page and
  • limit it to Books using the dropdown menu (this limit includes physical books and ebooks, if you just want ebooks limit it to Ebooks)
  • click Search
  • to limit to just physical books, scroll down the page to Library Location in the left column and click on Circulating Books

stack of booksYou may borrow circulating books for four weeks. 

Search tips: 

  • Most of the books that will be useful to you will be in the following sections on the second floor of the Library.:
    • HF5801-6182 (Advertising)
    • P87-96 (Communication. Mass media)
    • PN1990-1992.92 (Broadcasting)
    • PN4699-5650 (Journalism)
    • TK5101-6720 (Telecommunication. Including telegraphy, telephone, radio, radar, television)
  • If you do not find an entire book on your person of interest, enter the field in which they participated.
  • To access ebooks off campus, you will need to log in with your username and password.

 
 

Find E-books

ProQuest Ebook Central

This subscription database offers more than 150,000 electronic books. 

  • It requires a SUNY Adirondack username and password for off-campus access.
  • These books originally appeared in print format. The library purchases these books in electronic format.
  • Users may print up to a certain number of pages. Note that printing on campus is limited to 20 pages.
  • Students, faculty and staff may create accounts in Ebook Central to download books to a device, save them in an electronic bookshelf, or use the highlighter and other functions.
  • Area residents may visit the library to use the library's computers to access Ebook Central.

Mass Communications Books

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PN1992.75 .C87 2017

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P96.M36 K57 2019

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P91.6 .S65 2019

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HE8698 .K45 2018

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PN1995.9.P7 B57 2017

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TK5105.887 .O34 2017

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PN1991.55 .G46 2015

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P94 .P384 2017

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TK6557.5 .S28 2016

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PN4784.B75 S84 2016

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TR899 .C6455 2017

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PN4784.V54 P43 2017

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TK6678 .W65 2015

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TK6562.D54 L37 2016

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GV742.3 .Z86 2015

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PN4855 .A63 2016

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P94.5.M552 U625 2015

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PN1991.67.M86 L37 2017

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PN1995.9.P7 H66 2012

Video Editing

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TR899 .W33 2016

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TK6680.5 .A36 2013

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TR897 .P7975 2014

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TR899 .W44297 2010

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TR899 .W644 2010

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PN1995.9.T43 P75 2012

Search Terms to Try

Investigative Reporting                                                                                                                                               
Television
Censorship
Freedom of speech
Women in mass media
Journalism
Mass media 
Television and violence
Sex in mass media
Advertising
Freedom of the press
Broadcasting industry
Visual Communication
Radio stations
Podcasts
Telecommunication systems
False news
Social Media

 

Books on Course Reserve

SUNY Adirondack library has mass communications-related books, including some textbooks, on course reserve.