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Communication / Journalism / Rhetoric
1975 - present
Academic Search Premier is a multidisciplinary database that provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including approximately 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. A total of 8,500 journals are index...
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Communication & Mass Media Complete (CMMC)
CMMC incorporates CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals to crea...
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Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive
late 1800s - 2000
An archival research resource containing the essential primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through 2000. ...
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Film & Television Literature Index (FTLI)
1988 - to date
FTLI indexes 380 film and television periodicals from 30 countries cover-to-cover and another 300 periodicals selectively. Abstracts are included since 2004, and more will be added in the future. A...
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International Encyclopedia of Media Studies
This encyclopedia covers the broad field of "media studies” which includes encompassing print journalism, radio, film, TV, photography, computing, mobile phones, and digital media. Coverage include...
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JSTOR: The Scholarly Journal Archive
JSTOR is a full-text journal database which provides access to more than 1,200 titles in the fields of African-American studies, anthropology, architecture, Asian studies, biological sciences, bota...
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NOTE: In early 2018, LexisNexis Academic will be replaced with a new platform, renamed Nexis Uni. Access to both platforms will available until March 31, 2018. LexisNexis Academic Universe is an o...
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MLA International Bibliography (Literature)
1926 - present
The Modern Language Association International Bibliography indexes 4,000 periodicals in English and other languages as well as books, book chapters, and dissertations. Its subject matter includes c...
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NOTE: In early 2018, LexisNexis launched a new platform, Nexis Uni, to replace LexisNexis Academic. Access to both platforms will available until March 31, 2018. Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Aca...
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Project Muse provides full text access to more than 300 humanities and social science journals from various publishers. Disciplines covered include art, anthropology, literature, film, theatre, his...
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60 Minutes: 1997-2014
1997 - 2014
This online collection provides 350 hours of high-definition video from 17 years of broadcasts, including hundreds of segments not available anywhere else in the world. Each news segment within the...
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Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
Searchable, browsable, and with more than 300 entries, this work provides a comprehensive overview of communication theories based in a variety of disciplines. Current descriptions of theories are ...
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Encyclopedia of Television
The Encyclopedia of Television includes more than 1,000 original essays from more than 250 contributors and examines specific programs and people, historic moments and trends, major policy disputes...
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International Encyclopedia of Communication
This Encyclopedia includes the breadth of communication studies, including coverage of theories, media and communication phenomena, research methods, problems, concepts, and geographical areas. Edi...
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LLBA (Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts)
1973 - present
LLBA provides abstracts of articles on linguistics and its sub-disciplines from approximately 2,000 serials published around the world, complemented with coverage of recent books, occasional papers...
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Media History Digital Library
1904 - 1963
We are a non-profit initiative dedicated to digitizing collections of classic media periodicals such as trade papers and fan magazines that belong in the public domain for full public access. The p...
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Moving Image Archive
This is Internet Archive's Moving Images library of free movies, films, and videos. This library contains thousands of digital movies uploaded by Archive users which range from classic full-length ...
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New Communication Technologies, Their History and Social Influence: An Annotated Bibliography
19th Century - present
This annotated bibliography covers scholarship on the history and social influence of new communication technologies. It begins with innovations in timekeeping, the reproduction of visual images, a...
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PsycINFO (Psychological Abstracts)
1800s - present
This database from the American Psychological Association (APA) contains more than three million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical repor...
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1952 - present
The Sociological Abstracts database indexes and abstracts 2,000 worldwide journals in sociology. Relevant dissertations have been added since 1986. Also included is the Social Planning Policy and D...
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1970 - present
A full text database of newspapers and periodicals from the local, national and international alternative and independent press focusing on politics, government, art, the environment, labor, and re...
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Alternative Press Index and Alternative Press Index Archive (combined)
The combined search of Alternative Press Index and Alternative Press Index Archive includes entries from more than 300 alternative, radical, and left publications. Subjects covered include social a...
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1826 - present
AP Images includes Associated Press primary source material comprised of captioned photographs, maps, charts, logos, illustrations, news stories, audio clips, etc. from the 1800 s to 48 hours ago. ...
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C-Span Video Library
1987 - present
Videos and transcripts of C-Span programs; includes public affairs programming, Congressional proceedings, news conferences, BookTV non-fiction author talks and interviews, and more. Contains every...
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Canadian Major Dailies
1985 - present
This is the core of Canadian Newsstand. Included are national and leading regional papers such as National Post, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, Regina Leader Po...
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CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)
1991 - present
Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is a comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward that includes work...
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CQ Researcher (Current Issues)
November 1991 - present
CQ Researcher contains weekly in-depth reports that cover the most current and controversial issues of the day. Reports are written by experienced journalists on such topics as: health, social tren...
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Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL)
The HSDL collection provides quick access to important U.S. policy documents, presidential directives, and national strategy documents as well as specialized resources such as theses and reports fr...
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1980 - present
International Newsstream provides the most recent news content outside of the US and Canada, with archives which stretch back decades featuring newspapers, newswires, and news sites in active full-...
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1935 - present
The iPOLL Databank at the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research is a full-text, question-level retrieval system for United States public opinion back to 1935. Through subject, word, organization...
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NOTE: This resource is no longer available and is scheduled to be removed from the Database Library (07/16/18). NewspaperARCHIVE includes fully searchable newspaper pages from more than 400 cities ...
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Opposing Viewpoints in Context
1990 - present
Opposing Viewpoints in Context draws on the acclaimed social issues series published by Greenhaven Press, as well as core reference content from other Gale and Macmillan Reference USA sources to pr...
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Polling the Nations
1986 - present
Polling the Nations is a compilation of questions and responses from more than 14,000 national, state, local and special surveys in the U.S. and more than 80 other countries. The surveys contain in...
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Roper Center for Public Opinion Research
1935 - present
The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research at the University of Connecticut holds an archive of over 10,000 datasets from polls conducted by survey research organizations, both in the US and inte...
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Television News Archive
1968 - present
This resource provides descriptive summaries of over 30,000 television news programs collected in the Vanderbilt Archive since August, 1968, searchable through the TV-NewsSearch database. The Archi...
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Television, Radio & Cable Industry Online Database
Grey House Publishing is proud to announce it has acquired the database from Bowker/ProQuest that was published under the name Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook for many years. This great resource is n...
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World News Digest
1940 - present
Facts on File includes 75,000 full-text news articles, weekly updates from the Facts On File World News Digest, and regular wire-service updates from Reuters. In addition, Facts on File contains se...
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American Rhetoric: the Power of Oratory in the United States
This resource is dedicated to public communication and rhetoric of all kinds and includes a speech bank, movie speeches, audio figures of speech, the top 100 American political speeches of the 20th...
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1939 - present
CompPile is a composition studies resource and an ongoing, searchable inventory of publications, blogs, new books and other resources in post-secondary composition, rhetoric, ESL, and technical wri...
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Encyclopedia of Rhetoric
The Encyclopedia of Rhetoric is a comprehensive survey of one of the Western world's oldest disciplines. Its 150 entries, written by leading scholars, bring together expertise in classical studies,...
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The Rhetorica Network offers analysis and commentary about the rhetoric, propaganda, biases, and spin of journalism. This site features the Media Rhetoric Journal web log, comprehensive news media ...
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