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Communications and Media: Home

For students undertaking Communications and Media at Monash University

Welcome to the Communications and Media Library guide

This guide provides selected  reference and research resources for students of Communications and Media. The resources cover communication technology, digital media, and the social and cultural aspects of communication.

The library collections at the Caulfield and Matheson Library provide support for teaching and research in Communications and Media. 

Links to resources for research and learning skill development, information on Library services and contacts, are listed below.

Specialist library guides:

For expert advice on effective information research for assignments and research projects go to Finding and evaluating information.


Subject Librarians Learning Skills Advisers

Janet McGarry, Caulfield

Ayako Rankins, Matheson

Librarians assist students with:

  • how and where to start researching your topic
  • effective use of databases and the Internet
  • finding and evaluating information
  • using the Library's collections.


Fiona Patterson, Caulfield

Roslyn Halliday, Matheson

Learning Skills Advisers assist students in improving their academic language and approaches to learning, including:

  • written and oral communication skills
  • study methods and exam preparation
  • effective listening and note-taking
  • problem-solving and critical thinking
  • reading strategies.

Need more help

Head to Research and Learning Online (RLO), the Library's treasure-trove of study tips.