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MCOM 4302 (Osei-Hwere): Media Communication Ethics

Research in Media Ethics

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You may also find books using the search box above by:

  • Check the box for Catalog Only
  • Or use the tab for Books+
  • Type a phrase in "quotation marks"

Subject Headings

If you find one on-topic book, look at its subject headings.  Clicking on any of the subject links is a brand-new search.

Example via Discover and the Catalog

example article with mass media -- moral and ethical aspects, journalistic ethics, and mass media -- social aspects as subject terms

Example via eBook Collection Database

example article with press law, mass media -- law and legislation, journalistic ethics, reputation (law), privacy -- moral and ethical aspects, mass media -- moral and ethical aspects, freedom of the press, and right of privacy as subject terms

How to Browse Catalog - Subject Headings

Basic Subject Browse

To browse a list of subject headings:

  1. Use the Browse Search
  2. Type in a possible word(s) and search. For example, freedom of the press.

Advance Searching Using Subject Terms

  1. Use the Advanced Search of the Catalog.
  2. Change "Any field" to "Subject"
  3. Insert search terms. For example, search for the exact phrase freedom of speech in the subject headings and search the word media anywhere.
    1. Place Ethics in the subject serach field
    2. Place Mass Media in the second search field
  4. Change "contains" to "is (exact)" for the dropdown next to Mass Media

You will be looking at the list of books by relevance--the most pertinent items first.


Instead, you could sort the results to view the most recent books first:

Browse Books

Mass Media, etc.

SubjectLC Call Number
Communication - Mass MediaP 87 - P 96
Journalism and the periodical press (general)PN 4699 - PN 5650
Government and the pressPN 4735 - PN 4748
Magazine journalismPN 4832 - PN 4836
Journalism by region or countryPN 4840 - PN 5648
BroacastingPN 1990 - PN 1992.92
Radio broadcastsPN 1991 - PN 1991.9
Televison broadcastsPN 1992 - PN 1992.92
Photojournalism/documentaryTR 820 - TR 820.6
Public relationsHD 59 - HD 59.6
AdvertisingHF 5801 - HF 6182.2

Where are the Books?

You may check out books from the Loan Shelves.  On the 2nd floor of the library are the books that begin with the call number A - L.  On the 1st floor of the library are the books that begin with the call number M - Z.

eBook Collection

When located through the Cornette Library, an eBook is as reputable as a book in print.

All books in the eBook Collection are cataloged in the database WorldCat.  New eBook titles are added to the Cornette Library catalog twice a year.