Mass Communications

Researching mass communications issues? Start here!

New Mass Communications Books & Ebooks

Find Books

  • Start at the library's home page and use the "Start Your Research Here" search box. 

Limit to Circulating Books to find print books to borrow.

  • Our library has about 30,000 print books.

Limit to Ebooks to find electronic versions of books. You can download and read chapters.

  • Our library has about 200,000 electronic books. 

Search Terms to Try

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


ProQuest Ebook Central

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.

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