Communication & Media Studies: Databases & Articles
The field of communications is defined as the theories and techniques used to convey meaning to others. It includes film, television, radio, journalism, advertising, public relations, digital design, semiotics, linguistics, and social media.
A bibliographical resource offering coverage of hundreds of the world's foremost academic and popular film journals from 1972 up to the present. Many of key titles are available in full text including complete runs.
Index to journals on theatre and dance with full text of many articles.
Film Literature Index
Call Number: (RH) REF. Z5784.M9 F54 FLI indexes over 300 international film periodicals. The print edition covers film criticism from 1974 to 2004; it is continued by the database Film & Television Literature Index (above).
Covers the history of American cinema comprehensively from 1893 to 1975, with full or short records for films from 1976-2011. Updated twice a year. This version of the AFI catalog includes bibliographic citations for each film listed. Additional access in print (Ref PN1998 .A57)or via the free web.
Hundreds of thousands of online images of paintings, sculptures, architecture and other works of art. Remote Users: Must Make Personal Account on Campus before trying remote access. After signing in with your AccessIT ID, sign in again with personal account username and password. Must disable your browser’s pop-up blocker. NEW PLATFORM JULY 2017! CLICK HERE FOR UPDATES.
Database of emerging research from academic journals in a variety of disciplines, including medicine, education, sociology, psychology, gender studies, communication, and more that reveals the evidence behind the ways media, youth, and health intersect.
Offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 620 journals and selected indexing of nearly 200 more, with a combined coverage of over 820 titles. Full text is available for over 500 journals. Coverage dates range from 1915 - present. CMMC contains a discipline specific thesaurus to facilitate more sophisticated searching.
Hundreds of academic journals in full text from v.1:n. 1. Access to current subscribed content of participating titles included. Basic and advanced searching defaults to "read and download" content we subscribe to. Browsing defaults to "all content." Look for the Access Level limiter on the lower left side to change settings.
LLBA abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics.
Full text of hundreds of journals including current issues. No access to books.
Selected Electronic Journals
Below are selected electronic journals in the field. The library may own one journal in multiple formats (electronic, print, and microform). For a more comprehensive list of our journal holdings, please consult the catalog.
With nearly half a million monthly users, AdForum.com is a leading information provider focused on the global advertising industry. Click on the "Creative Library" tab to search for specific brands, companies, agencies, etc
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