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Mass Communication: Books

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Finding Books

To find books at UNC Asheville, Appalachian State University or Western Carolina University, start with our catalog.  

Choose "Request Item" to have books from ASU or WCU delivered to UNC Asheville via ABC Express.

To find books beyond our library network, try WorldCat.

Materials not held within our network can be requested through Interlibrary Loan.

Searching the Library Catalog by Subject

It's usually best to start with a keyword search, but subject headings applied to relevant books can help to refine your results. Open the item record of a book that interests you.  Scroll down to the clickable subject headings, and run another search to explore similar books.

You can also browse the headings associated with a particular topic as a way of getting started with your research.

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Browsing by Call Number

Most mass communication books can be found on our upper level. 

Most communication theory books fall within the P87 - P96 range. 

Most journalism books fall within the PN4699 - PN5650 range.

Broadcasting, including radio and television, can be found within the PN1990 - PN1992.92 range.

Books about motion pictures fall within the PN1993 - PN1999 range.


Books about advertising can be found in the HF5801 - HF6182.


Most public relations books fall within the HD59 - HD59.6 range.

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Recommended Reading

See the "Recommened Reading" tab for more information about mass communication books.