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Networking America: The Cultural History of Broadcasting: Books

Professor Joy Hayes 36:183, Spring 2013

Selected Books

Here are some selected reference sources. Explore Smart Search for additional titles.

Infohawk Catalog

InfoHawk is our online catalog. Use it find books on your topic.

Basic Search:

Chances are you don't know the names/titles of books that can be helpful for your research. If that is the case a Subject Beginning with... or a Keyword in Subject/Keyword Anywhere search will be most helpful to you. 

In addition to the name of your person or radio program, try some of the following searches...


Subject beginning with… 
Radio broadcasting -- United States -- History
   Radio programs -- United States -- History 

Keyword in subject...
   radio programs history

Advanced Search:

Similarly, you can do an advanced search, using the subject and keyword fields to identify materials on your topic. Advanced search allows you to combine your search terms, as well as limit your search results using specific variables.

Google Books


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Note: This is not for the procrastinator.You will need to allow at least a week for your request to be processed and the item shipped here from another location.