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Journalism and Mass Media: Find Books

Need help? Reach out to Jylisa Doney (Social Sciences Librarian) for assistance.

Search the Library Catalog

The Library Catalog is the best place to find books and ebooks.

Type your topic into the search box to start your research.

Browse the Shelves

Use the call numbers below and our library floor maps to browse books related to journalism and mass media.

Description Call #
Public relations HD 59 - 59.6
Advertising HF 5801 - 6182
Communication, mass media P 87 - 96
Semiotics, signs and symbols P 99 - 99.4
Broadcasting (radio and television) PN 1990-1992.92
Motion pictures PN 1993 - 1999
Journalism PN 4699 - 5650
Journalism, relation to the state PN 4735 - 4748
Technique, practical journalism PN 4775 - 4784
Amateur journalism PN 4825-4830
Magazines and other periodicals PN 4832 - 4836
Journalism, by region or country PN 4840 - 5648

Request a Book

  1. Locate your book by searching our library catalog
  2. To view availability, click on Find it, and then Request (if the item is not available in our library) 
  3. Enter your U of I NetID credentials
  4. Verify that your request is complete and submit
  5. You will be notified when your book has arrived

Use Interlibrary Loan

First time users: Visit the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) website to set-up your ILL account

  1. Locate the book you would like to request using the library catalog
  2. If the book is not available, or checked, click on Find it, and then Request
  3. Enter your U of I NetID credentials
  4. Verify book request to make sure all necessary fields are complete, and submit
  5. A record of the request should appear on your account page