Course Research Handout
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|If you need Communication & Journalism research help or have any questions, call 936-261-1506 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Communication Librarian Faculty Liaison (Kimberly M. Gay, Reference and Instruction Librarian, B.S.; M.L.S.) or Ask-a-Librarian email@example.com
|Full length journal, magazine and newspaper articles can be found in our online article collections and the print collections as well. If an article cannot be found in PVAMU’s resources, it can usually be borrowed from another library. Fill out the online Interlibrary Loan form, and please note that it may take several weeks to receive the item.|
|Print/Online Communications & Journalism Journals in the Library|
|The most recent issues of print journals can be found in the Periodicals Department, which is located on the first floor of the library behind the Reference Department. Back issues of periodicals are shelved in the stacks area which is located on the second and third floor of the library. Full-text Online/Print Communication and Journalism (journals, magazines and newspapers) holdings/databases include, but are not limited to:
• Communication (Morgantown, W. Va.) in Communication and Mass Media Complete Database
|Communication & Journalism Databases: See Communication & Journalism database library web page|
|Search the PVAMU Libraries Online Catalog for “Communication” and “Journalism” as subject words and or key words. Most of the books on Communication and Journalism that can be checked out are on the third floor of the Library.
Suggested Library of Congress Subject Headings and Call number locations included these but not limited to: P87-96 Communication/Mass media; P94.7 Interpersonal communication; P95-95.6 Oral communication/Speech.
If a book cannot be found in PVAMU’s resources, it can usually be borrowed from another library. Fill out the Interlibrary Loan form, and please note that it may take several weeks to receive the item.
Reference Books (on the 1st Floor between the Reference Desk and Periodicals room) You will find useful statistics and background information in these non-circulating books
|Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook. New Providence: R.R. Bowker, 2000. [REF HE 8689 .B77]
International directory in eleven main sections: i.e. overview of broadcasting media; law and regulation; programming services; etc.Careers in Focus: Journalism. New York, N.Y.: Ferguson, 2006. [REF. PN4776. C35 2006]
Book that focuses on the careers: Art Directors, Cartoonists, Columnists, Copy Editors, Desktop Publishing Specialists, Editorial and Research Assistants, Fashion Writers and Editors, Food Writers and Editors, Foreign Correspondents, Illustrators, Journalism Teachers, Magazine Editors, News Anchors, Newspaper Editors, Photo Editors, Photographers and Photojournalists, Prepress Workers, Printing Press Operators and Assistants, Reporters, Sportswriters, Writers.
Communication Yearbook. Anderson, James A., ed. Newbury Park, CA: Sage, 1982 – [REF P 87 .C5974]
Encyclopedia of Communication and Information / edited by Jorge Reina Schement. [REF P 87.5 E53 2002)
From Talking Drums to the Internet [Electronic Resource] : An Encyclopedia of Communications Technology / Robert Gardner, Dennis Shortelle. [P96.T42 G374 1997eb]. An electronic book.
International Encyclopedia of Communications. NY: Oxford University Press, 1989. [REF P 87.5 15 1989]
Language and Communication: A Cross-Cultural Encyclopedia. [REF P 29 .F47 1998]
|Dictionary of Media Literacy. [REF P 91.3 .S527 1997]
Text focuses on terms and ideas in media literacy, or the methods people use to evaluate mass media’s messages. Includes key organizations and leaders in the field.
Encyclopedic Dictionary of Semiotics, Media and Communications. [REF P 87.5 .D36 2000)
Oxford English Dictionary, v. 1-20. [REF PE 1625 .O87 1989].
|Index to Journals in Communication Studies through 1974. [REF 87.5 .I53 1974]
A listing of the tables of contents of 24 major communication journals and includes a subject and author index.
|If you are looking for experts in a particular area, information on presenting and publishing research, or general information about the field of communication studies, the following associations are a good place to start:Accuracy in Media. (www.aim.org)
“Nonpartisan, media watchdog organization.”
American Society of Journalists and Authors. (www.asja.org)
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. (www.aejmc.org)
Communications Workers of America. (www.cwa-union.org)
IEEE Communications Society. (http://www.comsoc.org/)
International Communication Association (http://www.icahdq.org)
Journalism Education Association. (http://www.jea.org)
National Association of Black Journalist (NABJ). (www.nabj.org)
National Communication Association (natcom.org) Formerly SCA, this is the oldest scholarly speech association in the United States. Includes information about conventions, research, and educational programs.
Society of Professional Journalist (SPJ). (www.spj.org)
Southern States Communication Association (SSCA). (www.ssca.net)
“The Project for Excellence in Journalism is an initiative by journalists to clarify and raise the standards of American journalism. … There are two main components to the Project. First, it sponsors The Committee of Concerned Journalists, which after a series of nationwide public forums, now conducts a national newsroom training program, The Traveling Curriculum. Second, it conducts research. Several reports are released each year, including a new Annual Report on the State of the News Media.”
Organization for the Study of Communication Language and Gender (OSCLG.org)
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