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Research Databases for Communication Studies (20)

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Business, Economics, Finance. ProQuest. Includes databases ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry, and Asian Business Review.

1971 to present More
Blacklock's Reporter Reporting of Canadian public affairs October 2012 to present More
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications Catalog of U.S. Government Publications 1994 to present More
Communication & Mass Media Complete Full text and cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for journals covering communication, mass media and related fields.


Dissertations & Theses Global

PhD & masters theses. New ProQuest site

Indexing 1861 -
Abstracts [varies] -
Full Text 1997 -
General Reference Center Gold General Interest 1980-present More
Humanities & Social Sciences Retrospective

Scholarly literature covering a broad spectrum of Arts disciplines.

1907 to 1984 More
Infotrac Newsstand index only for 5 US National newspapers Gale site. 1977 - present More
JSTOR back issues of the core journals in Humanities, Social Sciences and Sciences - full text Coverage varies by journal (excludes current 3 to 5 years) More
LexisNexis Academic

Newspapers, including KW Record. At a public workstation? You will be asked for your WatIAM (Quest) User ID and Password.

varies by database.
MLA International Bibliography

Language & literature. New ProQuest site

1926 to present More (National Film Board of Canada) Films, documentaries, animated shorts. 1930s to present More

Psychology. APA PsycNET site

1985 to present


Psychology books full text. APA PsycNET site

1806 to present


Psychology. APA PsycNET site

1840 to present More
Readers' Guide Full Text Mega

Primarily arts & social sciences. From Ebsco (orig. HW Wilson)

Indexing 1890-
Abstracts 1983-
Full text 1994-
Scholars Portal Ebooks

Full text electronic books on Scholars Portal

varies with title
Scholars Portal Ejournals

Full text electronic journals - browse by title

varies with title More
Theses Canada Portal Canadian theses and dissertations

index 1965 to present; full text 1998 to present

Web of Science ISI Web of Knowledge server varies by institution More