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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.