LAA 700

Latin American Library Resources

COMMUNICATIONS

Outline

  1. General sources
  2. Sources on Latin American media
  3. Indexes

rev. 10/06

 

GENERAL SOURCES

Benn's Media. Volume 3, World. Tonbridge, Kent: Benn Business Information Services, 1993- .

(P 88.8 .B48 Reference)

Editor and Publisher International Yearbook. New York: Editor and Publisher, 2005.

(folio PN 4700 .E42 2005 Reference Desk)
Current issue only

International Encyclopedia of Communications. New York : Oxford University Press, c1989. (4 vols)

(P87.5 .I5 1989 Reference)

Watson, James. Dictionary of Media and Communication Studies. 6th ed. London : Arnold ; New York : Co-published in the United States of America by Oxford University Press, 2003.

(P87.5 .W38 2003 Reference)

Weiner, Richard. Webster's New World Dictionary of Media and Communications. Rev. and updated. New York : Macmillan, c1996.

(P87.5 .W45 1996 Reference)

World Communications: A 200-country Survey of Press, Radio, Television, and Film. 5th ed. Epping, Eng.: Gower Press; New York: Unipub, 1975.

(P 90 .W64 1975)

World Media Handbook. New York: United Nations Dept. of Public Information, 1995.

(P 88.8 .W66 Reference)

World Press Encyclopedia. Edited by George Kurian. New York: Facts on File, 1982. 2 vols.

(PN 4735 .W6 1982)

World Radio-TV Handbook.

(TK 6540 .V42 Reference)
Current issues only

World's News Media. Edited by Harry Drost. Harlow: Longman Current Affairs, 1991

(P 88.8 .W67 1991 Reference)

 

SOURCES ON LATIN AMERICAN MEDIA

Alisky, Marvin. Latin American Media: Guidance and Censorship. Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1981.

(P 95.82 .L29 A4)

Gardner, Mary A. The Press of Latin America: A Tentative and Selected Bibliography in Spanish and Portuguese. Austin: Institute of Latin American Studies, University of Texas at Austin, 1973. (Guides and Bibliographies, 4)

(Z 6954 .A1 G37 Reference)

Die Presse in Lateinamerika = The Press in Latin America. Compiled by Fritz Feuereisen and Ernst Schmacke. 2nd ed. München: Verlag Dokumnatation, 1973.

(Z 6954 .A1 F4 1973 Reference)

Vanden Heuvel, Jon. Changing Patterns: Latin America's Vital Media: A Report of the Freedom Forum Media Studies Center at Columbia Univerisity in the City of New York. New York: The Center, 1995.

(P 92. L3 V36 1995)

 

PERIODICALS

Press Freedom in the Americas : Annual Report. Inter American Press Association. 1994-

(Z658.A45 P7 Watson Library Stacks)

World Press Review. V.27, No.3 (mar. 1980)-

(AP1 .A83 Watson Library Periodicals)
(Electronic version available via the KU Libraries' online catalog)

 

INDEXES

Communication Abstracts

(P 87 .C65 Reference)

Also:

Social Sciences Citation Index through Web of Science (for political and economic aspects of communications systems, communications and development)

Education Index (for mass media and education)

ABI/INFORM (international advertising)

HAPI

Handbook of Latin American Studies

LADB

Info Latinoamerica

PAIS International