Communication and Media
Providing access to quality communication and media resources and subject support.
Databases View more
Here are the key databases/online resources to start finding information in your subject area. Click on 'View more' to go to the full listing for the Library, and use the filters to find more for this subject and others.
You can access books and e-books via the Catalogue (also known as Library Catalogue Plus) to search for and check their availability. The Catalogue also provides links to e-books and displays the shelf marks of physical books in the Library. We have detailed the shelf marks of the most popular topics below (the level is for the Library in Loughborough).
|Subject / title||Pilkington level||Shelfmark|
|Digital Communication & Society||2||301.243|
|Social Science research methodology||2||300.72|
Videos View more
Use the videos to learn more about some resources or finding information.
Frequently asked questions View more
Here are some of the most popular questions asked by students in this subject. If you have a different question, check 'View more' or ask your Academic Librarian.
How do I access an eBook?
From Library Catalogue Plus look at the options at the side of the page and click on ‘eBook’ in the ‘Format’ section to limit the results to eBooks. Click on ‘Get full text’ to open the eBook.
How do I find newspapers?
Go to the All Databases listing select 'Filter listing' then 'Newspapers'. Nexis UK includes the text of the main English language newspapers (regional, national, international), plus non-English language sources too. You can search current news or do more historical searches. Some UK titles date back to 1985; international titles vary. You can also access archives of some historical newspapers
How do I reference correctly for my school or department?
You need to find out which referencing style your lecturer, supervisor or marker is expecting you to use. This information is usually in a school or department handbook and in Learn. If you get stuck, contact your Academic Librarian.