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The library has a well stocked collection of print and electronic titles on Media and Communications and other related subjects. Use Library Search to search for books by title, author, or keyword. Books are classified by the Dewey Decimal Classification system - note the classmark, including the letters to find them on the shelves.

e.g. Power without responsibility : press, broadcasting and the internet in Britain by James Curran and Jean Seaton (2010) has a classmark of 302.230942 CUR.

If the book you are looking for is not available in the library at Goldsmiths, expand your search to include Senate House books by checking the box which says 'include other libraries'. All Goldsmiths students can borrow books from Senate House library after completing a short online registration form. To register for Senate House library follow the instructions here. 

See below for a list of the main classmarks for Media and Communications:

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070 Journalism 770 Photography
302.2 Communications 778 Photojournalism
302.23 Mass media 779.092 Photographers
302.23013 Influence of the mass media 791.43 Film
302.230407 News media 791.4301 Film theory
302.2306 Community and alternative media 791.4309 Film history
302.2307 Media education 791.43092 Film directors
302.2308 Race and gender in the media 791.43094-99 National cinemas
302.23094-99 Mass media by country 791.432 Screenwriting
303.483 Computers and society 791.435 Film genres
306 Cultural studies 791.44 Radio
306.01 Cultural theory 791.44/45 Public service broadcasting (BBC)
658.8 Marketing 791.45 Television
658.827 Branding 791.45094-99 Television in individual countries
659.1 Advertising 791.4551 Television news
659.2 Public relations 791.46 Video



Library Search will return results for both print and electronic books. When a book is electronic you will see a link for online access. You can also visit our eBook platforms directly, via the links below, to browse through our eBook collections.

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