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Media & Communication Studies: Books & E-books


Level One
006.7876 Podcasting
025.06795 Digital Media & Sport
070 Journalism
111.85 Philosophy & Media
175 Ethics & Media
Level Two
301.161 Social Psychology & Mass Media
302 Fandom
302.23 Media & Communication
302.231 Social Media & Digital Media
305 Celebrity & Gender in Media and Film
384.5  Broadcasting & Communication
384.55 Television & Communication
384.8 Motion Picture Industry
658.8343 Digital Culture
777 Cinematography and Videography
791.43 Film Studies & Performing Arts
791.4301 Film Theory
791.4365 Irish & British Film Studies and World Cinema
791.44 Radio & Performing Arts
791.4808 Children & Film
791.54 Television & Performing Arts
808.042 / 808.066 Study skills / academic writing
808.23 Scriptwriting

Inter-Library Loans

The Inter-Library Loans service is a way for current students and staff of MIC Limerick and MIC Thurles to obtain research material which is not held in our college libraries or the University of Limerick Library. This service is available to:

  • Staff 
  • Postgraduate students
  • 3rd/4th-year undergraduates (for the Final Year Project)

Contact ILL at

Reference Books

Where in the Library?

Books on Media and Communication Studies are held on Level One and Level Two.

The map below shows the layout of the library and the location of each collection. Click on it to enlarge it.

The Shelfmark box on the left will also help you find what you are looking for.


The Library offers a Click & Collect service alongside our normal borrowing service.

How does Click and Collect work?

1. Order your books through Summon and your Library Account Online (See our How to Use Library Services Guide for an instructional video on how to request books)

2. Wait for the library to email you that your book is ready for collection

3. Come to the Library Reception to collect your book

Borrowing Rules

Undergraduate students can borrow up to 20 items

Postgraduate students and staff can borrow up to 28 items

Loan periods is 1 week but will be auto-renewed for 12 weeks  (Exception is 1 day loans)

Exception: if an item is requested by another user it should be returned within 3 days or a €1 fine per day will apply


For more information, please click here.

E-Books (from Ebook Central)

In the Library Catalogue type in the author and/or the title into the search box.

  • Click on Full Text Online
  • Enter your college username and password

Choose an option

  • read the book online (there is more functionality with this option)
  • download on a 1 day or 2 day loan (you will need to have the Adobe Digitial Editions software downloaded on to your device in order to do this). Ebooks that are downloaded will automatically disappear from your device once the due date has expired.

Features of Ebooks:

  • Save books to your bookshelf
  • Share the link to the ebook
  • Get a citation for the book
  • Make notes (Please note that this option is only possible by selecting the 'Read Online' option)


New Books - Media & Communications

Finding Books on the Catalogue

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