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Library resources for researching Communication & Media topics

Reference Books

Quickly get up to speed on your topic with reference sources such as encyclopedias. Reference sources generally provide:

  • Brief, factual overviews of topics
  • Important dates, events, and people associated with a topic
  • Terminology and definitions of terms related to a topic
  • Articles written by authors with expertise in the subject matter
  • Bibliographies of sources for further reading.

‚Äč The following links will lead you to encyclopedias relevant to Communication subjects: