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Open Access & Open Educational Resources for Communication, Media, and Screen Studies


This is a small sample of OA & OER textbooks relevant to communication and/or media studies. All books have publication dates 2017+.

Communication, film, television, popular culture, and music are well-represented in OA & OER; it was difficult to choose only a few examples.

Open Access at Buley

Many Open Access journal articles and books can be found through SouthernSearch by using the Open Access limiter on the search results page:

SouthernSearch on the Library Home Page


Search results with Open Access limiter

Open Access materials are indicated by the words Open Access and the orange OA logo:

Open Access results

OA Articles

OER Courseware

Almost all of the resources listed here are searched by the Mason OER Metafinder and/or one of the other aggregators (MERLOT, OASIS, etc.) and include lesson plans, homework assignments, lectures, full courses, syllabi and more.