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COM 312: Broadcast History/Age of Broadcasting (Bratslavsky)

This is a guide to resources about the history of broadcasting.

Reference Desk Service

Milner's Reference Desk service is available many hours during the week as well as on the weekend.  If you need immediate assistance and are unable to reach me, please IM or Text a librarian at the Desk via the Quick Help box to the right or in the Ask a Milner Librarian box on the Library's home page.

During the semester reference librarians are available at the Reference Desk to answer questions:

Spring Semester 2021 Virtual Reference Desk Service Hours:

  • Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday Noon to 5 p.m.
  • Sunday Noon to 8 p.m. 

Communication Research

Communication Research Guide

This guide includes helpful information for all Communication majors, graduate students and faculty.

Meet the Communication Librarian

My name is Sharon Van Der Laan and I am the Subject Librarian for the School of Communication

This guide includes a sampling of Milner Library resources that may be used to find information about the history of broadcasting.  Some of the resources included are primary sources.

If you need assistance with questions related to your research, the use of Milner Library's online and physical collections, or would like to schedule an appointment for an individual research consultation, please contact me. I will be happy to help!

Subject Librarian for the School of Communication

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Sharon Van Der Laan
Milner Library 526
309 438-7461

Quick Help: IM or Text a Librarian

If you need immediate assistance and are unable to reach me, please use the link below to IM or Text a librarian at Milner's Reference Desk.

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Phone: 309-438-3451

Text: 309-807-9442

Thank you

Many thanks to Christine Fary for all of her work on this guide.