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Subject Guide Journalism and Media Studies

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Locations, catalogues, bibliographies and reference works on Journalism at the University Library

Locations of Books in Dortmund University Library

Central Library

  • Books
    Shelf marks Journalism: Cp, C (location: 2nd floor), D (location: 2nd floor); Jc A (location: 3rd floor)
    Theatre studies: C
    Film: Cp, Y
  • Textbooks (location: Ground floor)
    Shelf mark Journalism: L Cp
    Theatre studies: L Ca
  • Not borrowable
    • Reference works such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, bibliographies and handbooks are usually not borrowable. The same goes for individual copies of much-used texts for research and teaching.
    • Journals
      Shelf mark: ZC (location: Basement level 1); current year in room E 1 (location: Ground floor)
    • Newspapers
      with locations can be found in the Overview


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Catalogues in Dortmund University Library

Media (books, videos ...):


University Publications:

  • Eldorado  Open-Access-Symbol
    Catalogue of Dortmund University electronic publications (mainly theses). Full texts available.

Union catalogues:

  • NRW: HBZ Collective Catalogue
    Library catalogue for North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate
  • Karlsruhe Virtual Catalogue (KVK)
    KVK is a meta-search interface for library and book trade catalogues throughout the world. It contains more than 75,000,000 book titles.

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Journalism Studies were established in Dortmund in 1976. Collection development of our library begins with that year. Literature on theatre and media studies is also acquired within German studies.



  • Virtuelle Fachbibliothek medien buehne film
    "medien buehne film is a multidisciplinary Virtual Library dedicated to the subject areas Communication and Media studies (including Journalism studies), Theatre studies and Film studies. medien buehne film enables integrated retrieval across all media types such as printed material from libraries, e-journals, databases and internet resources. As a one stop source medien buehne film provides scholars, students and the interested public access to scientific resources."
  • - a web catalogue by and for journalists
  • - internet links for journalists
  • - Documentation centre for courageous investigations and reportages by Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften, Hamburg
  • Medienstudienfü
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Organisations, Institutions

News Agencies

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Broadcasting Corporations

Media and Television

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Theatres (stages, selection)


Newspapers, Journals

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Special Subject Collections

  • WEBIS (Directory of the State and University Library of Hamburg on the special subject collections in media sciences)