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Communication Studies, Ché Meneses: Finding Online Books

Library Resources for Communication Studies

Why Books?

  • For comprehensive and in-depth information
  • To put your topic in context with other important issues
  • Historical information
  • Summaries of research to support your argument
  • To find other sources of information (using the book's bibliography)


The Foothill College Library has over 120,000 multi-disciplinary academic eBooks, many of which are downloadable to a tablet or e-reader.  The best way to find our eBooks is to go to the library home page and click on the FIND BOOKS tab. When you do, you'll notice that a link for EBSCO E-Books appears. It will take you to the eBook Academic Collection from EBSCOhost.


O'Reilly Safari eBooks

Looking for eBooks on business, computers, or graphic design? O'Reilly Safari offers the premier digital library with over 42,000 business and tech eBooks. Look for the link on the library home page under Featured Databases.

For help with searching, using O'Reilly Safari on your mobile device, and other features, visit the Support Center.