Communication & Media


Research Databases


Communication & Mass Media Complete

Communication & Mass Media Complete provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media, including full text for over 450 journals.


Film and Television Literature Index with Full Text

Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text is the definitive online tool for film and television research, providing full text for more than 120 journals, books, movie reviews from 1914 to the present and over 36,000 images.


LexisNexis Academic

LexisNexis Academic provides access to 5,000 publications on a wide range of topics. Business resources also include company financials, SEC Filings and reports, directories, and accounting journals.


Ethnic NewsWatch

Ethnic NewsWatch is a full-text collection of newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press.



ABI/INFORM Complete includes full text journals and newspapers from the business press as well as key trade publications, dissertations, conference proceedings, and market reports.



Provides citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and technical reports in the field of psychology and related disciplines.



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MLA International Bibliography

Provides access to materials related to screenwriting and criticisms of film and television works based on literary works.


Newspaper Source Plus

Newspaper Source provides selected full text for 25 national and international newspapers, in addition to full text for more than 200 regional newspapers.

Provides access to millions of newspaper pages from the United States and other countries, ranging from the 1700s to the present.


Historical New York Times (1851 - 2012)

The New York Times (1851-2012) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue.


Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete contains full text, indexing and abstracts, monographs and reports from more than 13,000 publications.


Background Sources

CQ Researcher

CQ Researcher explores important issues ranging from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology.


Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale's Virtual Reference Library is a collection of electronic reference books in the areas of history, arts, medicine, and science.




Points of View Reference Center

A full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.