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Communications and Media eBooks
Encyclopedia of International Media and Communications
How have we shaped the Information Age, and how has it shaped us? The Encyclopedia of International Media and Communications exhaustively explores the ways that editorial content - from journalism and scholarship to films and infomercials - is developed, presented, stored, analyzed, and regulated around the world.
Dictionary of Media Studies
This dictionary provides a basic vocabulary of terms used in the media and entertainment industries, from A&R to zydeco. It is ideal for all students of Media Studies and related subjects, as well as those working for the first time in jobs such as journalism, radio and television production and advertising.
Dictionary of Media and Communication Studies by
The Dictionary of Media and Communication Studies has provided students and the general public alike with a gateway into the study of intercultural communication, public relations and marketing communications since 1984. In this 9th edition, James Watson and Anne Hill provide a detailed compendium of the different facets of personal, group, mass-media and internet communication that continues to be a vital source of information for all those interested in how communication affects our lives.
100 Ideas that Changed Film by
This inspiring book chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped film since its inception. The ideas include innovative concepts, technologies, techniques and movements, from the silent era's masterpieces to today's blockbusters and art house movies, these highly illustrated pages are a chance to rediscover films from five continents.
From scriptwriting through to production, this introduction to animation for students surveys key technical processes and examines a variety of stylistic approaches.
Communication Research Resources
Communications and Mass Media: Gale OneFile This link opens in a new window
Research on all aspects of the communications field, including advertising, public relations, linguistics, and literature.
Opposing Viewpoints: Gale in Context This link opens in a new window
Covers today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. This cross-curricular resource supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Includes viewpoints, reference articles, infographics, news, images, video, audio, etc. Periodical content covers current events, news and commentary, economics, environmental issues, political science,etc.
Points of View Reference Center This link opens in a new window
Provides content to help assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills. This database assembles controversial information in a non-biased manner for evaluation by the patron.
Pop Culture Studies: Gale OneFile This link opens in a new window
Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture. The database offers useful information for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts courses.
Diversity Studies: Gale OneFile This link opens in a new window
This collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community.
Gender Studies: Gale OneFile This link opens in a new window
Provides balanced coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society with access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, etc.
Credo Reference: Media and Communications
Credo Reference helps you start your media research with dictionaries of specialized terminology and reference guides on communications, journalism, and propaganda.