Return to Subject Guides

General Resources


Mass Communication Resources

eBook Collections

Visit the eBook Collections page for links to thousands of ebooks from several ebook providers.  RPCC ebooks are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Students will be prompted to login with their Library User ID or Alt. ID, and PIN to access these ebooks from off-campus.


Suggested Databases

Academic Search Complete: Articles from 5,500+ journals and other sources, multiple subject areas.

CQ Researcher: In-depth, non-biased full-text reports on topics and issues in the news.

Films On Demand: Academic and Archival Films across all disciplines & Newsreels Collections.

Nexis Uni: Features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources – including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790.

Newspaper Source Plus: Articles from over 285 regional, national, international newspapers, & TV transcripts.

Newswires (AP, UPI, etc.): Near real-time access to top world-wide news sources.

 


    Suggested Streaming Videos


    Print Resources on the Shelves in the RPCC Library on the Gonzales Campus

    Selected Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers (Print Edition)

    • Adbusters
    • Newsweek
    • Time
    • U. S. News & World Report

    Browse the Print Books, DVDs, and Other Shelved Resources by Call Number

    • HE 7601 to HE 8700.9 – Telecommunication industry.
      • HE 8689 to HE 8700.9 – Radio and television broadcasting.
    • HF 5801 to HF 6182 – Advertising.
    • P 87 to P 96 – Communication. Mass media.
    • PN 1990 to PN 1992.92 – Broadcasting.
      • PN 1991 to PN 1991.9 – Radio broadcasts.
      • PN 1992 to PN 1992.92 – Television broadcasts.

    Suggested External Websites

    • CyberCollege: Offers access to free resources in mass communication studies, including the Cybertext, Elements of Mass Communication, and other resources.
    • Terra Media, This UK site offers extensive information on mass media, including timelines, images, etc., in an international context.