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Communication & Media Studies: Articles & Databases

The field of communication 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, social media, and more.

Finding Articles in Databases

Library databases may contain a combination of peer-reviewed articles as well as reports, book or film  reviews, opinion pieces, datasets, images, videos, archival content, and more. This page highlights resources for finding scholarly articles within databases.

  • Looking for film reviews or articles from newspapers or magazines? Try the resources on the News & Magazines page.

question mark  If you are unsure about how to find something you need, feel free to Ask a Librarian to point you in the right direction.

Selected Electronic Journals

The library may own one journal in multiple formats (electronic, print, and microform).  For a more comprehensive list of our journal holdings, please search the library catalog.

Selected Journals in Communication & Media Studies

Find Library Access to a specific publication

Search the Library Catalog to determine which database contains the full text of a publication, newspaper, journal, or other periodical.

Screenshot of a periodical title search in the library catalog.

Try searching with the Browse or Exact option (not Keyword):

Screenshot of a periodical record in the library catalog:

Screenshot of the list of databases that provide full text access to that periodical, including dates:

Communications Research Databases

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