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Media Studies

A guide for research in media and film studies

Finding Books for Media Studies

Call numbers in the Library of Congress (LC) classification system most closely related to media studies include:

  •   Public Relations, Management

     HD59-59.6

      

      Advertising

    HF5801-6182.2

      

      Communication, Mass Media

    HM1206-1211

      

       Social Influence

    HM 259

      

      Public opinion

    HM 261

      Public Relations, publicity, propaganda

    HM 263

     

      Interpersonal relations. Social Behavior

    HM1106-HM1171

     

      Social Influence, social pressure

    HM1176-HM1281

      

      Public Relations, Social Psychology

      HM1221

      

      Publicity, Propaganda, Public Opinion

      HM1226-1236

      Communication in Politics

      JA85-85.2

      

      Public Relations, Propaganda, Government Publicity

     JF1525.P8

      

      Mass Media, Press law

    KF2750

     

      Law of Telecommunications 

    KF2761-KF2765

      

      Philology. Linguistics

    P1-1091

      

      Communication, Mass Media

      P87-96

      

      Journalism. The periodical press, etc

      PN4699-5650

      Broadcast Journalism

      PN4784.B75

      

      Telecommunication

      TK5101-5105.9

Most books collected for media and film studies are housed in Clemons Library. However, we are collecting a growing number of ebooks accessible directly through VIRGO, and books on related topics in sociology, popular or world culture, politics, or other disciplines may be located in other UVa libraries. In VIRGO, search by keyword or subject, then restrict by library or format.

 

Best Databases for Journal Articles

Because it is so interdisciplinary, articles relating to media studies are found in journals from many disciplines. Here are some of the best places to look: