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Communication and Journalism

Web-based Reference Sources

Online Encyclopedias

See also the Websites page of this guide.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

A collection of encyclopedias and other reference sources which covers a variety of topics, including communications and journalism.

Reference Works in Print

Here is a list of the principle reference works for philosophy located in the Reference Room of Moore Library.  To see a more complete list of currently held books on communication, see the results of a search on "communication" as a subject heading in the Online Catalog.




The Corsini encyclopedia of psychology / edited by Irving B. Weiner, W. Edward Craighead.

   Call Number: REF BF31 .E52 2010

Encyclopedia of American Journalism

Call Number: PN4855 .P26 1983

Encyclopedia of American Radio: An A-Z Guide to Radio from Jack Benny to Howard Stern

Call Number: PN1991.3 U6 L29 2000

Encyclopedia of communication and information / edited by Jorge Reina Schement.

   Call Number: P87.5 .E53 2002

Encyclopedia of communication theory / Stephen W. Littlejohn, Karen A. Foss, editors.

   Call Number: P87.5 .E496 2009

Encyclopedia of International Media and Communications

Call Number: P87.5 .E532 2003

Encyclopedia of New Media: An Essential Reference to Communication and Technology

Call Number: QA76.575 .E5368 2003

Encyclopedia of Radio

Call Number: TK6544 .M84 2004

Encyclopedia of Television

Call Number: PN1992.18 .E53 2004

Focal Encyclopedia of Film & Television Techniques

Call Number: TR847 .F62 1969

World Press Encyclopedia: A Survey of Press Systems Worldwide

Call Number: PN4728 Q53 2003


Broadcast Communications Dictionary

Call Number: PN1990.4. D5 1989

Complete Film Dictionary

Call Number: PN1993.45 .K66 1987

Filmmaker's Dictionary

Call Number: PN1993.45 .S56 2000

Focal Dictionary of Photographic Technologies

Call Number: TR9 .S77 1973b

Gardner's Film, Video & TV Dictionary

Call Number: TR847. G37 2003

Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

Call Number: PN6084 .H8 O94 2001

Practical Media Dictionary

Call Number: P87.5 .O75 2003


Burrelle's Media Directory. New Jersey

Call Number: P88.8 .B85

Editor & Publisher International Year Book: the Encyclopedia of the Newspaper Industry

Call Number: PN4700 .E4 2004

Television & Cable Factbook

Call Number: HE8700.4 .T453

General Reference Works

Columbia Guide to Digital Publishing

Call Number: Z286 .E43 C65 2003

History of the American Cinema

Call Number: PN1993.5 U6 H55

History of the Mass Media in the United States

Call Number: P92. U5 H55 1998

International Motion Picture Almanac

Call Number: PN1993.3 I55 2004

Journalism: A Guide to the Reference Literature

Call Number: PN4731 .C38 1990

Media in Europe

Call Number: P92 .E9 M39 2003

Photography: A Cultural History

Call Number: TR15 .M273 2002

Reporter's Handbook: An Investigator's Guide to Documents and Techniques

Call Number: PN4781 .R38 1991

Speeches of the American Presidents

Call Number: J81 .C88 1988

World at Risk: A Global Issues Sourcebook

Call Number: JZ1242 .W67 2002