UCB Libraries


Subject Guide for Journalism

Finding Books


Included on this page are resources to search for books, lists of call number ranges to browse and selected subject headings to use while searching Chinook to find books pertaining to Journalism and Mass Communication.

How to Search for Books at the CU Libraries

Chinook - http://libraries.colorado.edu/

Chinook is the library catalog for materials at CU. Chinook is also used to manage your library account (including renewals, holds, recalls, saved searches, etc.)


Finding Books Outside the CU Libraries

Prospector - http://prospector.coalliance.org/

Prospector is a union library catalog of 23 libraries in Colorado and Wyoming. CU students, staff and faculty can request materials not held by CU through Prospector.


Interlibrary Loan ( ILL ) - http://ucblibraries.colorado.edu/ill/

If the item you are looking for is not in Chinook or Prospector, request it through ILL.


Browsing Call Number Ranges

Below are some call number ranges that pertain to Journalism and Mass Communication. To find out where these books are located in the libraries, consult the Call Number Location Chart.


HF 5801-JF6182



P 87 - P96



PN 4699 - PN 5650



P 87 - P96

Mass Media


HD 59 - HD 59.6

Public Relations (management)


HM 263

Public Relations (social psychology)


HF 5428

Retail Trade


Suggested Subject Headings

Below are some selected subject headings for finding books in Journalism and Mass Communication. Clicking on the subject headings will take you to the results list in Chinook, the CU library catalog, with the most recent books appearing at the top of the list.





Mass Media

Public Relations

For suggestions for other subject headings to try to find materials for your research, please contact:


Juliann Couture
Research and Instruction Librarian
Norlin Library, CU Boulder