|Title||Author||Call Number||Book Cover|
|A Social History of the Media : From Gutenberg to the Internet||Briggs, Asa||P 90 .B695 2005|
|Communication History in Canada||Robinson, Daniel||P 92 .C3C57 2009|
|Mass Communication in Canada||Lorimer, Rowland||P 92 .C3L67 2007|
|Mediascapes : New Patterns in Canadian Communication||Attallah, Paul||P 92 .C3M46 2002|
|The Media Gaze : Representations of Diversities in Canada||Fleras, Augie||P 94.5 .M552C2385 2011|
|Representing Race : Racisms, Ethinicities and Media||Downing, John||P 94.5 .M55D69 2005|
|Media and Cultural Studies : Keyworks||Gigi, Meenakshi||P 94.6 .M424 2001|
|Crime and the Media : Headlines Versus Reality||Muraskin, Roslyn||P 96 .C742U66 2007|
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These e-Books are available in the online library collection. Click the link to access the resource.
|Messages, Signs, and Meanings : A Basic Textbook in Semiotics and Communication||Danesi, Marcel||2004||Link|
|Dialogue Across Media||Mildorf, Jarmila & Bronwen Thomas||2017||Link|
|Crystalizing Public Opinion : Original Classic Edition||Bernays, Edward & Mitch Horowitz||2019||Link|
|The Politics of Persuasion : Economic Policy and Media Bias in the Modern Era||Dimaggio, Anthony R.||2017||Link|
|Mediatization of Communication||Lundby, Knut||2014||Link|
|Speaking Power to Truth : Digital Discourse and the Public Intellectual||Hawkins, Richard & Michael Keren||2015||Link|
|Applied Social Sciences : Communication Studies||Clitan, Gheorghe & Georgeta Rata & Patricia-Luciana Runcan||2013||Link|
These handbooks provide easy to digest information about topics covered within Communications.
Encyclopedic Dictionary of Semiotics, Media, and Communications (2000) by Marcel Danesi
The Encyclopedic Dictionary of Semiotics, Media, and Communications is a dictionary designed to help students and genral readers understand the terminology and jargon in the fields of Semiotics, Media Studies, and Communication Studies. Can be accessed here.
The Oxford Handbook of Virtuality (2014) by Mark Grimshaw
The Oxford Handbook of Virtuality contains clost to 50 essays about virtuality and online communication. Can be accessed here.
Keywords for Media Studies (2017) by Laurie Ouellette and Jonathan Gray
Keywords for Media Studies introduces key terms, research traditions, debates, and their histories, and offers a sense of the new frontiers and questions emerging in the field of media studies. Can be accessed here.
Open access resources are resources that are available to everyone for free online. Links here will lead to sites where you can download textbooks or access journals related to communications.
Understanding Media and Culture : An Introduction to Mass Communication
Understanding Media and Culture is introductory mass communication text that covers major mass communication terms and concepts including “digital culture.” Can be found here.
Media, Society, Culture and You by Mark Poepsel
Media, Society, Culture and You is a survey of the basic topics of chemistry. You can download it here.
The Media and Communications Study Skills Student Guide by Doug Specht
The Media and Communications Study Skills Student Guide covers a range of general and generic skills that the author relates specifically towards media and communications studies. Can be found here.
Communication Theory is an introduction to communication theory — the theory of how humans share, encode, and decode what they know, what they need, and what they expect from each other. Can be found here.
Open Access Journals
Provides links to international news, media studies sites, and other resources for media educators & students
Dedicated to digitizing historic books and magazines about film, broadcasting, and recorded sound for broad public access.
Data from various Pew Centers on topics such as media, the news, and public opinion.
Assignments written for communications courses will follow the style outlined by the assignment guideline. Style guide handbooks are available for your reference in the library or at the Writing and Learning Centre. Online WLC guides can be found here. You can also book an appointment with the Writing and Learning Center for workshops and one-on-one learning help.