Communication & Media Sciences

A subject resource guide for Communication & Media Sciences

Class Guide

This is a class guide for COM 441, Communication and Media Law, to help you find library resources related to this topic.

Communication & Media Databases

These databases include journal articles and other documents related to Communications and Media.

Electronic resources & databases available through the library website

Search tips & sample searches

Search tips:

Multiple key words --> "mass media" / communication / "new media"

Phrases in quotes  -->   "law and legislation"

Combine keywords -->  laws AND (communication OR "mass media")

Truncation   -->  law*   

Sample searches:

(uae OR emirat*) AND (law* OR legislation)
“mass media” AND “law and legislation”
“mass media” AND “moral and ethical aspects”

General keywords related to media law

General

  • communication
  • mass media
  • mass communication

Laws & regulations

  • laws
  • ethics
  • “moral and ethical aspects”
  • “law and legislation”
  • “media law”
  • “commercial law”
  • “Islamic law”

Web Sites - UAE Laws

Media Law Call Numbers

K 4011 - K 4333
Laws & regulations - Transportation & communication

KF 2750 - KF 2850 
Media law (General - U.S.)

KF 4770
Freedom of Speech laws (U.S.)

KM 1 - KM 999
Laws - Asia & Middle East (general)

KMV 1 - KMV 9870
Laws - United Arab Emirates

PN 4735 - PN 4784
Journalism & government

Z 657 - Z 659
Freedom of the press & Censorship

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