You will find literature on the following subjects: theory of communication studies, methods and techniques of communication studies, verbal and nonverbal communication, mass communication and mass media.

How to search the collection?

See for an overview the classification scheme.

Books and journals

Search for e-books and printed books and journals in the catalogue, look for e-journals in the list of electronic journals.

Search engines

In the list of search engines for Communication Sciences you will find, for instance, dictionaries, bibliographies, encyclopaedias, text collections.

Some examples of other interesting search engines:

Other collections relevant to the interdisciplinary field of the Communication Sciences:

DVDs and games

As a complement to the book collection for Theater, Film and Television, the Audiovisual Collection contains DVDs (feature movies, documentaries, television series) and games. You can browse the content in the catalogue.

Tips, theory and training

For tips, theory and training regarding searching and using scholarly information, please check our LibGuides.

Where to find he collection?

The collection of printed books for Communications Sciences (indicated as 'COM') is located on the 1ste floor in part C of the University Library City Centre.
The Audiovisual Collection (DVDs and games) can be found in the basement.

Other relevant collections in the University Library City Centre are: Linguistics, Dutch, English, Theater Film and TV. Other relevant collections in the University Library Uithof are: Communication and Publishing.

Purchase suggestion

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Who is responsible for the collection?

Phone: 062 486 5991
Subject Librarian Humanities

General questions

Do you have any questions about our library services? Questions about borrowing, renewing, requesting? Any complaints or remarks?

Call us at +31-(0)30-2536115 or send an email to If you have a question about borrowing, please provide your library card number.