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Journalism and Mass Communication

Journalism and Mass Communication books

Here are some select examples of books that you can find in the F. D. Bluford Library's colelction, covering topics ranging from writing and reporting to new media, publicity, media history, and more.

LC Classification

Library of Congress Classification used hereWhen looking for books in the F. D. Bluford Library it is good to remember that we use the Library of Congress (LC) Classification System. Call numbers in the LC Classification System use a mix of letters and numbers but always start with one, two, or three letters.

If you want to browse the shelves in the library you may want to start at:


Social Sciences
HD     59-59.6
Public relations. Industrial publicity
P Language arts
Communication & mass media
PN      4699-5650
Journalism & the periodical press


Finding Library Books

Use the Location and Call Number together to find your book. The Location (usually on the left of the screen) will help you figure out what floor to start on. The Call Number (usually in the center of the screen) is how the books are organized on the shelf.

A&T STACKS books with call numbers starting A - L are on the 2nd floor.

A&T STACKS books with call numbers starting M - Z are on the 3rd floor.

A&T BLK STUDIES books are on the 3rd floor in the front.

A&T LRC books are in the Learning Resources Center on the Lower Level.

Some books "do not circulate" or cannot be checked out of the building.

A&T RESERVE books can be gotten at the first floor Circulation desk.

A&T READY REF books can be gotten at the first floor Reference desk.

A&T REF books are just past the Reference desk, on the first floor.