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Mass Communication

Mass Communication Resources

Welcome to the Mass Communication Library Guide. This LibGuide is intended to support the coursework and research needs of students enrolled in a Mass Communication course or program. 

Library of Congress Call Numbers

HF, NC, PN, TR, and ZA are the letters assigned by the Library of Congress classification system for books and other resources in Mass Communication. 

The following letters are assigned to specific Political Science subject areas.

  • HF Commerce
  • NC Drawing, design, illustration
  • PN Literature 
  • TR Photography
  • ZA Information resources

Subject Guide - Mass Communication

Helpful Databases

Library Catalog

The Library Catalog is an index to the library’s books and audiovisual materials. You may search the catalog from any computer with Internet access. The online card catalog can be searched in a variety of ways most notability by TITLE, AUTHOR, SUBJECT, and KEYWORD.

Reference Books (located in the library’s reference section)

The library carries an extensive collection of reference titles related to mass communication. Please visit the reference section or consult with a librarian for more information. 

Career Information - So you want to work in Mass Communications?

Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook- Media and Communications


General Online Resources

Ask a Librarian

Andrew Soliven
Director, Library Services