Beginner guide to resources available at AUP Library on Communications

New books available in Communications

Communications Call Numbers

To find a specific book in the library, write down the entire call number and note the location (stacks, reference, etc.) and look for the book.  Ask at the Navigation Desk if you need help!

Use keywords to find titles and browse nearby shelves for more books.  Books are shelved by subject - see below.

AUP Library books are organized by Dewey Decimal Numbers.  Unfortunately, Communications doesn't have one area in the Dewey Decimal System (like Literature is in the 800s, History in the 900s) - here are a few possible Communications Dewey areas:

302.2        Communication
302.23       Media (Means of communication)
302.231     Digital media
302.232     Print media
302.234     Motion pictures, radio, television
658.827     Use of brands and trademarks
658.83       Market research


Local Libraries of Interest

Communications Journals

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If you do not find the journal you are looking for on this page.


Communications Books

Web sites of interest

Can't find an item? Need Help?

If we don't have an article you need, order it!  If unsure, use "Browse a List of Journal Titles" to see if we have the full text in another database. If not order it from us using Interlibrary Loan


If we don't have a book you need, we may be able to borrow it from another library for you.  Look it up in OneSearch first to see if it might be in an electronic collection. If we don't have it, order it from us using Interlibrary Loan.


If you need help in finding what you need, please ask for Research Help.  An AUP librarian may be able to find what you need.  We are happy to help you! 

Communications Databases

Communications & Mass Media
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Research Methods

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