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Journalism and Mass Media: Find Books

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

Summit is a Library service that allows you to access to print materials and media from libraries in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.

To place a Summit request:

  1. Search for the book or media item in our Library catalog
  2. Click the item's title
  3. Under "Get it," click "Sign in" next to "U Idaho Users Sign-In for Request Options"
  4. Enter your U of I NetID credentials
  5. Click "Place Summit request"
  6. Fill out the request form, then click "Submit"
    • You will receive an email when your item is ready to be picked up

Interlibrary Loan is a Library services that allows you to request materials, free of charge, that are neither owned by the UI Library nor available through Summit.

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

To place an Interlibrary Loan request:

  1. Search for the item you would like to request using the Library catalog
  2. If this item does not appear in the search results, visit the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) website
  3. Click 'ILLiad Login'
  4. Enter your U of I - NetID credentials
  5. Under 'New Request,' click the item type
  6. Fill-in the required fields, then click on 'Submit'
    • You will receive an email when your item is ready to pick-up or download

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Jylisa Kenyon
Social Sciences Librarian

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