Media Arts & Design Resources with Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, & Almanacs
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Online reference book chronicles American events, people, and places for each decade  [more info]
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Attacks on the Press is an annual survey by the Committee to Protect Journalists. It recounts incidences around the world where journalists were attacked, killed, or imprisoned.  [more info]
Carrier Stacks, PN4751 .A88
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BBC Academy (BBC CoJo) is an online journalism resource with articles, videos, and discussions about ethics, values, laws, and skill sets in the world of journalism.  [more info]
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A collection of full-text reference books on communication and media studies.  [more info]
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This encyclopedia presents state-of-the-art research and ready-to-use facts on the media's interaction with children and adolescents...  [more info]
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Comprehensive analysis of all aspects of journalism.  [more info]
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This encyclopedia includes such topics as broadband, content filtering, cyberculture, cyberethics, digital divide, freenet, MP3, privacy, telemedicine, viruses, and wireless networks.  [more info]
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Entries describing the theory, practice and development of public relations.  [more info]
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Extensive chronological encyclopedia about the history of film in America.
 
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Substantive entries about films and those associated with films. Includes lists of articles and books for further reading.  [more info]
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Access full-text encyclopedias on subjects ranging from African American Studies to Sociology...  [more info]
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This encyclopedia provides a comprehensive introduction to film and film studies, covering such aspects as production, national traditions, studios, genres, critical theory and film history.  [more info]
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Excellent legal resource for non-attorneys.  [more info]
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Comprehensive survey of press and electronic media for nearly 200 countries. Excellent source for censorship issues throughout the world.  [more info]
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