Communication (including Journalism) Databases
Recommended starting places
Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
A large academic multi-disciplinary database providing indexing for over 8,000 journals and full text for nearly 4,700 (including more than 3,600 peer-reviewed journals). PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for some journals.
Communication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCOhost)
Journal articles in the fields of communication and mass media studies.
Colorado's Historic Newspaper Collection
A collection of digitized newspapers from around Colorado, beginning in the 1800's. The Greeley Tribune is included for the years 1891 through 1903.
Hispanic American Newspapers (Newsbank)
Contains newspaper titles from 22 states between 1808-1980.
International Encyclopedia of Communication
Coverage spans the breadth of communication studies, including coverage of theories, media and communication phenomena, research methods, problems, concepts, and geographical areas.
(article index, newspapers)
News, business, legal, and reference information. Full-text newspapers include the Denver Post, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Washington Post, Times (London), Financial Times (London), and many others.
Social Sciences Citation Index (ISI Web of Science)
Web of Science includes Arts & Humanities Citation Index (2004-present), Science Citation Index (1999-present), and Social Sciences Citation Index (1965-present). It offers bibliographic citations and cited references from a broad range of disciplines, and is useful as a citation analysis tool.
back to the list