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Resources—Communication and the Arts

General

Books

Communications and the Arts

Careers for Cyber Surfers and Other Online Types, 2nd ed., Marjorie Eberts and Rachel Kelsey. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 2003.

Careers for High-Energy People and Other Go-Getters, 2nd ed., Marjorie Eberts, Margaret Gisler, and Maria Gisler. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 2005.

Careers for Talkative Types and Others with the Gift of Gab, 2nd ed., Marjorie Eberts and Margaret Gisler. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 2006.

Career Ideas for Teens in the Arts and Communications, Diane Lindsey Reeves, Gail Karlitz, and Don Rauf. New York, NY: Ferguson, 2005.

Careers in Communications, 4th ed., Shonan Noronha. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 2005.

Career Opportunities in Computers and Cyberspace, 2nd ed., Harry Henderson. New York, NY: Checkmark Books, 2004.

Careers in Publishing, Blythe Camenson. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 2002.

Great Jobs for Liberal Arts Majors, 2nd ed., Blythe Camenson. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 2002.

Opportunities in Technical Writing Careers, Jay R. Gould and Wayne A. Losano. Lincolnwood, IL: NTC Publishing Group, 2000.

Resumes for Communications Careers, 3rd ed., editors of VGM Career Books. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 2003.

Top Careers for Liberal Arts Graduates, editors of Ferguson Publishing Company. New York, NY: Ferguson Publishing Company, 2004.

Internet Sites

Adweek
http://www.adweek.com/

American Federation of Musicians
http://www.afm.org/

American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
http://www.aftra.org/

American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP)
http://www.ascap.com/

ArtNet
http://www.artnet.com/

ArtNetwork
http://www.artmarketing.com/

BookWire
http://www.bookwire.com/bookwire/

Communications Arts Magazine
http://www.commarts.com/

National Endowment for the Arts
http://www.arts.endow.gov/

National Endowment for the Humanities
http://www.neh.fed.us/

NationJob Network: Advertising and Media Job Page
http://www.nationjob.com/media/

Public Relations Society of America
http://www.prsa.org/

Publishers Weekly Interactive
http://www.publishersweekly.com/

Audiovisual Materials

Careers for Kids: Sports Radio Talk Show Host. Video. Venice, CA: TMW Media Group.

Space Age Interviews: How to Ace Your Next Satellite TV Interview. DVD. New York, NY: Media Training Worldwide.

Advertising and Public Relations

Books

Careers in Advertising, 3rd ed., S. William Pattis. Chicago, IL: VGM, 2004.

Career Opportunities in Advertising and Public Relations. Editors at WetFeet. New York, NY: WetFeet, 2006.

Discovering Careers for Your Future: Advertising & Marketing. New York, NY: Ferguson, 2005.

Entertainment Broadcasting and Performing Arts

Books

Act Now!: A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Become a Working Actor, Peter Jazwinksi. Pittsburgh, PA: Three Rivers Press, 2003.

Breaking into Acting for Dummies, Larry Garrison and Wallace Wang. Hoboken, NJ: For Dummies, 2002.

Breaking into Commercials: The Complete Guide to Marketing Yourself, Auditioning to Win, and Getting the Job, 2nd ed., Terry Berland and Deborah Ouelette. New York, NY: Plume, 2006.

Broadcast Journalism, 5th ed., Andrew Boyd. Woburn, WA: Focal Press, 2001.

Career Opportunities in Radio, Shelly Field. New York, NY: Checkmark, 2004.

Career Opportunities in Theater and the Performing Arts, 3rd ed., Shelly Field. New York, NY: Checkmark, 2006.

Careers for the Stagestruck and Other Dramatic Types, 2nd ed., Lucia Mauro. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 2004.

Careers in Entertainment and Sports, J. Michael Ribas. New York, NY: WetFeet, 2006.

Careers in Video and Digital Video, rev. ed., Paul Allman. New York, NY: Rosen Publishing Group, 2001.

Filmmaking for Dummies, Bryan Michael Stoller and Jerry Lewis. Hoboken, NJ: For Dummies, 2003.

How to Be a Working Actor: The Insider's Guide to Finding Jobs in Theater, Film, and Television, 4th ed., Mari Lyn Henry and Lynne Rogers. New York, NY: Watson-Guptill Publications, 2000.

Opportunities in Television and Video Careers, 2nd ed., Shonan Noronha. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 2003.

Raising a Star: The Parent's Guide to Helping Kids Break into Theater, Television, or Music, Nancy Carson and Jacqueline Shannon. New York, NY: St. Martin's Griffin, 2005.

Screenwriting for Dummies, Laura Schellhardt and John Logan. Hoboken, NJ: For Dummies, 2003.

This Business of Television, 3rd ed., Howard Blumenthal. New York, NY: Watson-Guptill Publications, 2006.

The Ultimate Commercial Book for Kids and Teens: The Young Actors' Commercial Study-Guide, Chambers Stevens. South Pasadena, CA: Sandcastle, 2005.

Vault Career Guide to Screenwriting Careers, David Kukoff. New York, NY: Vault, 2005.

Your Career in Animation: How to Survive and Thrive, David B. Levy. New York, NY: Allworth Press, 2006.

Audiovisual Materials

Getting the Part. Video. North Hollywood, CA: Joel Asher Studio.

How to Make It in Hollywood before You Make It. DVD. Santa Cruz, CA: Custom-Flix.

In the Mix—Show Biz 101: No Guts, No Glory. Video. New York, NY: PBS.

Model's Boot Camp: How to Break into Modeling and TV Commercials the Right Way. Video. Trenton, NJ: Essential Productions.

Television Reporting: A Career Choice. Video. Lubbock, TX: CEV.

Fine Arts and Music

Books

The Business of Being an Artist, 3rd ed., Daniel Grant. New York, NY: Allworth Press, 2000.

Career Opportunities in the Music Industry, 5th ed., Shelly Field. New York, NY: Facts on File, 2004.

Career Opportunities in the Visual Arts, Richard P. Clark and Pamela Fehl. New York, NY: Ferguson, 2006.

Careers for Music Lovers and Other Tuneful Types, 2nd ed., Jeff Johnson. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 2003.

Careers for Shutterbugs and Other Candid Types, 2nd ed., Cheryl McLean. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 2002.

The Fine Artist's Guide to Marketing and Self-Promotion, rev. ed., Julius Vitali. New York, NY: Allworth Press, 2003.

Great Jobs for Art Majors, 2nd ed., Blythe Camenson. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 2003.

Great Jobs for Music Majors, 2nd ed., Jan Goldberg. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 2004.

How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist: Selling Yourself without Selling Your Soul, 5th ed., Caroll Michels. New York, NY: Owl Books, 2001.

The Music Business: Career Opportunities and Self-Defense, 3rd ed., Dick Weissman. Pittsburgh, PA: Three Rivers Press, 2003.

Music Business Handbook and Career Guide, 8th ed., David Baskerville. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2006.

100 Careers in the Music Business, Tanja L. Crouch. Hauppauge, NY: Barrons Educational Series, 2001.

Opportunities in Arts and Crafts Careers, Elizabeth Gardner. New York, NY: Mc-Graw-Hill, 2006.

Opportunities in Music Careers, 2nd ed., Robert Gerardi. Lincolnwood, IL: NTC Publishing Group, 2002.

Audiovisual Materials

In the Mix—Careers inside the Music Industry. Video. Tyler, TX: Castle Works Inc.

Printing Publishing and Graphic Communications

Books

Becoming a Graphic Designer, 3rd ed., Steven Heller and Teresa Fernandes. Hoboken, NJ: J. Wiley and Sons, 2005.

Careers for Writers & Others Who Have a Way with Words, 2nd ed., Robert W. Bly. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2003.

Careers in Journalism, 3rd ed., Jan Goldberg. Lincolnwood, IL: NTC Publishing Group, 2005.

Careers in Printing: The Original Information Media, Sally Ann Flecker and Deanna Gentile. Pittsburgh, PA: Graphic Arts Technical Foundation, 2003.

The First Five Pages: A Writer's Guide to Staying Out of the Rejection Pile, Noah Lukeman. New York, NY: Fireside, 2000.

Online Journalism: Reporting, Writing, and Editing for New Media, Richard Craig. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2005.

Online Markets for Writers: How to Make Money by Selling Your Writing on the Internet, Anthony Tedesco and Paul Tedesco. New York, NY: Henry Holt and Company, 2000.

Opportunities in Commercial Art and Graphic Design Careers, Barbara Gordon and Marguerite Duffy. Lincolnwood, IL: NTC Publishing Group, 2003.

The Renegade Writer: A Totally Unconventional Guide to Freelance Writing Success, Linda Formichelli and Diana Burrell. Oak Park, IL: Marion Street Press, 2003.

Secrets of a Freelance Writer: How to Make $100,000 a Year, 3rd ed., Robert Bly. New York, NY: Henry Holt, 2006.

Starting Your Career as a Freelance Writer, Moira Anderson Allen. New York, NY: Allworth Press, 2003.

The Well-Fed Writer: Back for Seconds—A Second Helping of "How-To" for Any Writer Dreaming of Great Bucks and Exceptional Quality of Life, Peter Bowerman. Atlanta, GA: Fanove Publishing, 2005.

Writing.com: Creative Internet Strategies to Advance Your Writing Career, Moira Anderson Allen. New York, NY: Allworth Press, 2003.

Audiovisual Materials

Exploring Broadcast Television. Video. Calhoun, KY: NIMCO.

Exploring Newspaper Publishing. Video. Calhoun, KY: NIMCO.

Web Design. Video. Calhoun, KY: NIMCO.

Telecommunications

Books

The Essential Guide to Telecommunications, 4th ed., Annabel Z. Dodd. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall PTR, 2005.

Telecom Crash Course, 2nd ed., Steven Shepard. Columbus, OH: McGraw-Hill Professional, 2005.

Telecommunications Essentials, Lillian Goleniewski. Boston, MA: Addison-Wesley Professional, 2002.

Audiovisual Materials

Telecommunications Overview Training. CD. Scottsdale, AZ: NetG.

Additional topics

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