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Print and electronic reference sources

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Recommended Books

Reference books are great for short overviews and background information. There are also online reference resources in our database section.

Here are some selected print resources on the craft of journalism.

Recent ebooks on journalism and the media

Browsing the Library Collection

Books in the library are organized by call number according to the Library of Congress classification system which groups items by subject, so you can often simply browse the shelves. Here are some relevant subjects and their call numbers:

Print Journalism   PN 4699-5650
Broadcast Journalism PN 1990-1992.95
Radio & TV Broadcasting  HE 8689-8700.9
Mass Media   HN 90 M3
Photojournalism TR 820
PR, Publicity & Propaganda HM 1221-1226

Course Reserves

Many instructors place textbooks on reserve in the library. Multiple copies are available for some titles.

CityCat  will show which library has the course material, whether it is available and also the length of time it is available for check out. 

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