Plagiarism is a form of cheating which may lower the grade you receive on your assignment. You must cite the source of any direct quotation and any facts or ideas you obtained from another source. For more information about how to avoid plagiarism, please watch this brief video from Bainbridge College in YouTube: Plagiarism: How to Avoid It (www.youtube.com/watch?v=2q0NlWcTq1Y).
For tips on citation format, please see the APA Formatting and Style Guide courtesy of OWL: Purdue Online Writing Lab (owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01).
Reference books are shelved by Library of Congress call number on the fourth and fifth floors of the Ruth Haas Library. To learn about LC call numbers, please watch the brief video Reading a Call Number in YouTube (courtesy of the Douglas College Library). Reference books may not be checked out, but free scanners are available for student use on the first floor of the Library (please use your flash drive).
|Encyclopedia of Communication and Information. 3 volumes.||Ref P 87.5.E53 2001|
|Encyclopedia of Communication Theory. 2 volumes.||Ref P 87.5.E496 2009|
|Encyclopedia of Information Communication Technology. 2 volumes.||Ref TK 5102.E644 2009|
|Encyclopedia of International Media and Communications. 4 volumes.||Ref P 87.5.E535 2003|
|Encyclopedia of Political Communication. 2 volumes.||Ref JA 85.E64 2008|
|Historical Dictionary of Political Communication in the United States||Ref JA 85.2.U6.H57 1999|
|International Encyclopedia of Communication. 12 volumes.||Ref P 87.5.I58 2008|
|Webster's New World Dictionary of Media and Communications||Ref P 87.5.W45 1990|
|Censorship: A World Encyclopedia. 4 volumes.||Ref Z 657.C393 2001|
|Concise Encyclopedia of Sociolinguistics||Ref P 40.C564 2001|
|Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science. Fourth edition. 4 volumes.||Ref BF 31.E52 2010|
|Dictionary of Marketing Communications||YBL Ref HF 5412.G68 2004|
|Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. 10 volumes.||Ref P 129.E527 2013|
|Encyclopedia of Censorship. Revised edition.||Ref Z 657.G73 2005|
|Encyclopedia of Human Development. 3 volumes.||Ref HM 626.E53 2006|
|Encyclopedia of Psychology. 8 volumes.||Ref BF 31.E52 2000|
|Encyclopedia of Semiotics||Ref P 99.E64 1998|
|Encyclopedia of Social Networks. 2 volumes.||Ref HM 741.E53 2011|
|Encyclopedia of Social Psychology. 2 volumes.||Ref HM 1007.E52 2007|
|Encyclopedia of Social Work. 20th edition. 4 volumes.||Ref HV 12.E53 2008|
|Encyclopedia of Sociology. Second edition. 5 volumes.||Ref HM 17.E5 2000|
|Encyclopedic Dictionary of Semiotics, Media, and Communications||Ref P 87.5.D36 2000|
|International Encyclopedia of Linguistics. Second edition. 4 volumes.||Ref P 29.I58 2003|
|Propaganda and Mass Persuasion: A Historical Encyclopedia, 1500 to the Present||Ref HN 1231.C85 2003|
|Encyclopedia of Children, Adolescents, and the Media. 2 volumes.||Ref HQ 784.M3.E53 2007|
|Encyclopedia of Gender in Media||Ref P 96.S5.E53 2012|
|Encyclopedia of Media Violence||Ref P 96.V5.E59 2013|
|Encyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking. Second edition. 3 volumes.||Ref TK 5105.15.E46 2009|
|Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio||Ref PN 1991.3.U6.D8 1990|
|Encyclopedia of Social Media and Politics. 3 volumes.||Ref JA 85.2.V6.E52 2014|
|Encyclopedia of Social Movement Media||Ref P 96.A44.E53 2011|
|Encyclopedia of Television. Second edition. 4 volumes.||Ref PN 1992.18.E53 2004|
|Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media (Annual)||YBL Ref Z 6951.A972|
|Historical Dictionary of African-American Television||Ref PN 1992.8.A34.F43 2006|
|Media and American Courts: A Reference Handbook||Ref KF 9223.5.A9154 2004|
|Biographical Dictionary of American Journalism||Ref PN 4871.B56 1989|
|Encyclopedia of American Journalism||Ref PN 4855.V38 2002|
|Encyclopedia of Journalism. 6 volumes.||Ref PN 4728.E48 2009|
|Encyclopedia of War Journalism, 1807-2010||Ref PN 4784.W37.R68 2010|
CONSULS catalog workstations are concentrated on the first floor of the Haas Library, but there are some workstations on each of the other floors. You may logon to CONSULS via the WCSU Libraries Homepage at library.wcsu.edu or directly at www.consuls.org. For more detailed instructions on searching, please see the yellow CONSULS flyer on the display rack on the first floor.
Please Note: CONSULS ignores upper and lower case, and you may omit punctuation, except the hyphen which must be replaced by a space.
To limitsearch results to items owned by WCSU, click on Limit/Sort and then select WCSU under "Where Item Is Located."
Use the * (asterisk) as a truncation symbol to retrieve variant forms of a word root. Use the Boolean OR to expand your search by including synonyms and related terms. When using two different Boolean commands in the same search statement ("and" and "or" in the preceding examples) you must include parentheses to indicate which command is to be performed first.
There is a limit of ten (10) Inter-Campus Loan requests per person. Videos are available via Inter-Campus Loan. Please allow 3-4 working days for delivery to the Haas Circulation Desk. Items borrowed via Inter-Campus Loan may be renewed if no one else has placed a HOLD on the item.
To learn how to distinguish scholarly (peer-reviewed) journals from magazines, please see the brief YouTube tutorial Popular Magazines vs Scholarly Journals, courtesy of the library at the University of Detroit-Mercy.
To find out if WCSU subscribes to a specific periodical in print or online:
1. Select Journal Title at the CONSULS main menu, then type the name of the periodical (example: communication research) and press ENTER. If a title list appears on the screen, select the desired title, then look inside the box to find WCSU holdings. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the screen to see if WCSU owns backfiles on microfilm or microfiche.
2. To find out if a given periodical is available in full-text in one or more of WCSU's online databases, use the Journal Finder available under Articles and Databases on the WCSU Libraries Homepage (library.wcsu.edu).
If the CSU Libraries do not own the book or periodical you need, you may request delivery via Interlibrary Loan using the online ILLiad system available at: libguides.wcsu.edu/ill.
There is a limit of 5 Interlibrary Loan requests per person per day. Videos are not available via Interlibrary Loan. Under most circumstances, Interlibrary Loan is a free service, but please allow at least ten working days for delivery. You will be notified as soon as the material arrives. Faster document delivery service is available for a reasonable fee. Please call the Interlibrary Loan Desk at (203) 837-9114 for more information.
The Reference service is available on request at the Circulation Desk on the first floor of the Haas Library, or you may contact Joan Reitz, Instruction Librarian, at 837-8308 or email@example.com. My office is located in Room 402 on the fourth floor of the Haas Library (near the glass elevator). Please drop in if you need assistance!