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Browse the shelves

The Library of Congress Classification is used at UM Libraries to arrange materials on the shelf by subject with a system of call numbers.  Below is a selection of call number ranges for shelf-browsing in the Library.

In addition to the shelves on the 3rd and 4th floors of the Library, look on the Reference shelves (1st floor, Learning Commons) at these call number ranges for background sources and other reference materials.

HM 851: Communication technology and social change

JA 74 - 85: Communication in politics

P 87 - 96:  Communication, Mass media, interpersonal communication, oral communcation, speech

P 301 - 301.5: Style, composition, rhetoric

P 302 - 302.87: Discourse analysis

PN 187: Rhetorical theory

PN 1990 - 1992.92.: Broadcasting

PN 1993 - 1999: Film

R 118: Health communication

e-book searching

e-books can be viewed in full from any computer with an Internet connection, on or off campus.  Some can also be temporarily downloaded to a device of your choice.

You can also limit your search to e-books only on the Advanced Search interface of the online libary catalog.  Below is an example.

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Kenneth Haggerty
307 McWherter Library, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

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