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This guide provides an introduction to research on radio, including finding radio broadcasts and archives as well as publications and research about radio such as articles, books, statistics, ratings, and legislation.

Background Information

This is a sampling of books available in the 1st floor reference area. These serve as great starting points for your research. If you browse the shelves around the call number, you'll find other titles.

Search for Books at NYU

To find books, search the NYU Bobst Library Catalog using the box below.

Here are some recommended search phrases:

  • radio history
  • radio broadcasting history united states (or any other country)
  • radio in propaganda
  • radio broadcasting
  • radio broadcasters
  • radio audiences
  • radio law and legislation
  • radio frequency allocation
  • radio comedies, etc.

Search the NYU Libraries Catalog

Search for books, journals, videos, etc. in our local libraries and special collections.


Finding Radio Directories