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*Communication & Media Studies: The Portal

A portal research guide to the Communication & Media Studies at FSU. Bookmark:

Browsing, Searching & Getting Strategies

Try browsing the library collection in these call number ranges:

Call No. Range Description
BF637.C45 Applied Psychology > Communication. Interpersonal
GV742 Sports and mass media (general)
HD59 Public relations.
HD59-HD69 Public relations. Social Responsibilities. Project Management. Consultants.
HE7551-HD7600 Electronic mail systems. Online information
HE7601-HD8688 Telecommunication industry
HE8689 Broadcasting (general)
HE8700 Television
HF5401-HF5418 Marketing, Marketing research
HF5717-HF5734 Business Communication
HF5801-HF6182 Advertising
HM1126 Conflict Management. Nonviolence
HM1166–HM1169 Interpersonal Communication (social aspects)
HM1206-HM1220 Communication. Mass Media
HM1221-HM1231 Public Relations. Publicity. Propaganda
JA85 Communication in Politics
P87-P97 Communication. Mass Media
P99.5–P99.6 Nonverbal Communication
PN1990-PN1992 Broadcasting
PN1993-PN1999 Motion pictures.
PN4121-PN4130 Public speaking.
PN4699-PN5650 Journalism. International Polyglot
R118 Health Communication
R119 Communication in Medicine
TR820 Photojournalism

Books on communication and subjects connected to it are located in Strozier Library and the Dirac Science Library. The majority of the 'H's, "N's" and 'P's are located in Strozier, and the majority of 'T's are located at Dirac.

Searching by subject headings may also be helpful when you are exploring a research topic.  You can limit your search by publication date, format (Books), language (English only), etc. Here are just a few subject headings for results that may be applicable to your topic: 

  • Advertising
  • Communication in Organizations
  • Communication Technologies
  • Cultural and Media Studies
  • Culture -- Study and Teaching
  • Digital Communications
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Habermas, Jürgen
  • Human Communication
  • Information Society
  • Mass Media
  • Mass Media -- Law and Legislation
  • Mass Media -- Political Aspects
  • Mass Media -- Social Aspects
  • McLuhan, Marshall
  • Media Planning
  • Multicultural Education
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Postmodernism
  • Privacy
  • Radio and Television Broadcasting
  • Regional and Cultural Studies
  • Rhetoric
  • Social Media
  • Society -- Effects of -- Mass media
  • Subculture
  • Symbolism
  • Video Production
  • Visual Communications


How to Find Dissertations & Theses

Search Tip  

Global Dissertations

FSU Dissertations

Undergraduate Theses 

  • FSU Honor Theses 
    • FSU Research Repository 
  • From other universities 
    • Google
      Search for theses and dissertations collection of the institution, then search/browse the collection by degrees, topics or departments.
      e.g., "theses and dissertations" collection "ABC University"



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