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Communication and Media Studies  

A brief guide to information resources in Communication and Media Studies
Last Updated: Mar 18, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Communication and media studies: an interdisciplinary field

A sampling of Communication and Media Studies courses taught at Stetson underscores the scope and interdisciplinary nature of this field: media ethics, interpersonal and intercultural communication, rhetorical theory and criticism, mass media theory, argumentation, public speaking, gender in communication, food and nutrition in the media, and communication and technology.

Communication and Media Studies, as an interdisciplinary field, relates to and is informed by several academic disciplines, including Political Science, Economics, History, Psychology, Sociology, Philosophy, and Ethics.


Selected subject headings in Communication and Media Studies

Communication in politics             Communication-religious aspects

Communication in sports              Mass media and sports

Rhetoric-political aspects              Rhetoric - ancient

Rhetoric-social aspects                 Intercultural communication

Rhetoric and psychology              Violence in mass media

You can search the Library Catalog with these Subject Headings to focus your retrieval for both hardcopy and e-books.

Also, these Subject Headings can be used to expand your access to books by using the database WorldCat.

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E-reference books and E-books

The Library's collection of full-text electronic e-books and e-reference books includes thousands of titles, with many added during the year.

To locate e-reference books in Communication Studies and Media Studies, go to the Library homepage, click on Catalog, Advanced Search, and enter a subject or keyword term. 

Under Type, enable EBOOKREF.  Follow the same procedure and enable--under Type--EBOOK  to locate additional e-books in Communication and Media Studies.


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