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The library offers a wide range of literature and other Media Studies resources. Use Oria to search for books, theses, journal articles, films and other types of publications. Here is a guide on search in Oria.

We also provide a broad selection of electronic books. Here is a guide how to use these books.

Other electronic resources in Media Studies.

New books


Classification of books

The books in our library are classified according to the Dewey Decimal Classification System. These are some of the important dewey numbers in Media Studies:

070-079News media and journalism
302.23Media (media use, media research, media history)
303.4833Communication (social change, information technology)
323.0420285    Information technology (political participation)
323.44-Freedom of action (liberty)
338.47-Newspaper industry, media industry, media economy, ownership
384-Communication (telecommunicastion)
659-Advertising and public relations
741-Comic books, cartoons, animation
770-779Photographs, photographers, computer art, video production, sound
780-Music, film music
791.4-Film, radio, television


Classification of films

The films in our library are classified according to searchable categories. You can find an overview of the categories and other tips on how to search for films in BIBSYS here.

The non-fiction films are placed after the fiction films, and according to the Dewey Decimal Classification System.