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D. Hiden Ramsey Library, University of North Carolina at Asheville

Mass Communication: Reference

Links to journalism, news and other media resources for UNC Asheville students

Using Reference Resources

A reference source is a compendium of authoritative information, compiled for ease of use.

Reference materials include

  • subject or general encyclopedias, dictionaries and thesauri 
  • statistics
  • biographical compilations
  • maps
Reference materials may be found on our main floor to the left of the Research Services Desk as well as online.

Key General Reference Titles


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Key Journalism Titles

Key Film Titles


Reference books are available for library use only. There are scanners near the current periodicals that will email you a .pdf file of the scanned material. A copier is also available near the circulation desk.

Key Media Law Titles


Key Commercial Media Titles