Communications Standard Dictionary REF TK5102 .W437 1996
Communication and the Mass Media: A guide to the reference literature REF P90 .B53 1991
Dictionary of Marketing Communication REF HF5412 .G68 2004
Encyclopedia of Communication & Information REF P87.5 .E53 2001 (3 vols.)
Encyclopedia of International Media & Communications REF P87.5 .E532 2003 (4 vols.)
Handbook of International & Intercultural Communication P94.6 .H36 2002
Handbook of Visual Communication P93.5 .H363 2005
Longman Dictionary of Mass Media & Communication P87.5 .L66 1982
Webster’s New World Dictionary of Media & Communications REF P87 .W45 1996
Communication Yearbook P87 .C5974
The State of the News Media: An annual report on American Journalism (full-text Internet Resource accessible through the library catalog)
Bowker’s News Media Directory REF PN4875 .W6
Editor & Publisher (available online through the library catalog as an e-book)
Gale Directory of Media and Broadcast Communications REF DESK Z6951 .A97
The American Directory of Writer’s Guidelines REF PN147 .A479
Selected Databases & Indexes – accessible from the Libraries’ Databases’ page
Communication & Mass Media Complete – Provides quality research in areas related to communication and mass media. Some full-text.
Academic Search Premier – Cross-disciplinary; may limit to scholarly (peer-reviewed) articles
Ad*Access - An image database of over 7,000 U.S. and Canadian advertisements covering five product categories - Beauty and Hygiene, Radio, Television, Transportation, and World War II propaganda - dated between 1911 and 1955.
JSTOR – Database to cross-disciplinary scholarly literature; A database of archived issues of academic journals. Articles are available as scanned versions of journal pages."
LexisNexis Academic – Cross-disciplinary; using the Guided News Search limit to Magazines & Journals, or Abstracts, or Policy Papers.
Project Muse -full-text access to over 100 scholarly journals primarily in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Proceedings First – Search by keyword or descriptor to locate citations from every congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received at The British Library
ArticleFirst – Citation index covering over 12,500 artilces on social sciences, humanities, popular culture, and other disciplines.
Communication Abstracts (paper) – Located on the third level of the Thomas Jefferson Library, these abstracts may be found in the Reference Indexes area. P87 .C59733
Selected Internet Resources
CCMS: Communication, Cultural, Media Studies Infobase CIOS: Communication Institute for Online Scholarship Online Communication Resources. - Compiled by the Univeristy of Iowa.
Hollywood Reporter- Box Office, Media Analysis Ethics Updates, University of San Diego
Critical Media Studies Resources, Buffalo State College Communication Department
Film Literature Index 1976-2001 Museum of Broadcast Communications SCMSTV Online Directory: Society for Cinema and Media Studies -Television Studies Interest Group
Televisions Market Research Reports (from Television.com)
Voice of the Shuttle: Media Studies Poynter Online
Box Office Report IMDb (Internet Movie Database)
Selected Journal Titles in the TJ Library
These are just a few of the journals that may relate to your Media Studies research. Some are in print, and some are only accessible in electronic format.