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COMM 456: Social and Ethical Issues in Mass Communication

This LibGuide includes resources to support students in Professor Mirando's Social and Ethical Issues in Mass Communication course.

Welcome to Sims Library!

COMM 456 students, this LibGuide is for you. Use the online form to schedule an appointment for a one-on-one research consultationIf you have any questions about the Sims Library, please "Ask a Librarian." 

Identifying books by Subject

Identify useful books by searching the the library catalog (Books and More tab) on library website. 

Journalism Objectivity 
Journalism Political Aspects 
Journalism United States Objectivity
Mass Media Influence 
Mass Media Moral and Ethical Aspects 




Identifying/Finding Articles

Articles & Databases > Communication > choose one

Communication and Mass Media 
Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic) 
Research Library (ProQuest) 


Interlibrary Loan

What is Interlibrary Loan (ILL)? 
Interlibrary Loan is a service by which Sims Library obtains research materials not available in the Sims Library.  Current students, faculty and staff are eligible to use ILL. 

In order to request materials through interlibrary loan, all users must first register through ILLiad, our interlibrary loan system. After registering, users can request interlibrary loan materials through ILLiad, check the status of their requests, and view a history of requests submitted through ILLiad.