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Circulating books on advertising reside primarily on Bird Library’s 4th Floor. Call numbers on floor 4 in the range HF 5801-6182 – should all be advertising related – albeit – additional titles may fall anyplace within call number prefixes between HD and HF (3rd & 4th floors – Bird Library). Book titles covering mass media, television, radio, etc., are mostly on Bird Library’s 5th Floor. But other locations may also hold titles of interest. For example, titles with a focus on political advertising are on Bird Library’s 4th floor. Use basic and advanced searches in the Library's SUMMON search engine OR - in the Classic Catalog to determine specific titles and locations of interest.
You may wish to explore the SU Libraries Classic Catalog to identify recent and older published books about the advertising industry, interactive advertising, advertising writing, electronic commerce, branding and the like. In addition to entering keywords relevant to a subject or title of interest, an efficient way to review concise lists of books on these topics is to:
Enter each of the following, one at a time, into the catalog as a "subject heading" search (NOT a "keyword anywhere" search). Then browse the book titles appearing on the subsequent search results lists. Alternatively, you can enter these search phrases into the SU Libraries SUMMON search engine:
brand name products
Additional Subject Headings:
WorldCat A tool for identifying books and other items on advertising, branding, interactive marketing, etc. available at libraries other that Syracuse University Libraries. Sorts search results by information format/physical type, thus one can readily identify “books,” “visual material (Video/DVD),” “archival material,” etc. Books can usually be delivered to SU via interlibrary loan (https://illiad.syr.edu ). Other audiovisual and archival material may require physical travel to view the items and/or the libraries in question may offer fee-based duplication/delivery services.