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Encyclopedia of Public Relations Articles with suggested reading on a wide range of PR topics: crisis management, history of PR, jargon, organizations, practitioners, theories and models. Appendices include codes of ethics, the evolution of the corporate annual report, dictionary of public relations measurement. Ref. HD 59 E48 2005

Encyclopedia of Information Ethics and Security Articles with bibliographies on topics of interest to students and practitioners in Information Technology and Public Relations. Topics include hackers and cyber terrorism, spyware, online chat, fair use, internet piracy and other ethical issues. HM 851 E555 2007


Public Relations Library Guide


A selected list of reference sources found in the Mount Saint Vincent University Library related to Public Relations.

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