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On the Media is a weekly show from NPR which examines the influences on and practices of the media in the broadest sense of the word. Each week they seek to address a new and different issue.
In this guide you will find lists of resources that are both appropriate and relevant to topics in the use of media in communication.
You can navigate this guide use the tabs above to help you navigate to the kinds of resources that you're looking for.
This is a just a small list of all the databases available from the library for your media and communications research and assignments.
- Academic Search Premier
An excellent basic collection for undergraduate research needs. Find journals and books in social sciences, humanities, science, medicine, technology and more.
Digitized back issues of scholarly journals with a rolling date of five years ago. Covers a wide variety of disciplines. Includes JSTOR Arts and Sciences I, II, III, IV, V, VII, X.
- LexisNexis Academic
News, business, government and law; business journals; broadcast transcripts; case law; law reviews; company information, etc.
- ProQuest Research Library
From business and political science to literature and psychology, ProQuest Research Library provides one-stop access to a wide range of popular academic subjects. The database includes more than 4,070 titles—nearly 2,800 in full text—from 1971 forward. It features a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers.
- The Online Journalism Review
Knight Digital Media Center at the University of California Berkeley produces this blog about the future of media.
- The Freedom Forum
The Freedom Forum, based in Washington, D.C., is a nonpartisan foundation that champions the First Amendment as a cornerstone of democracy. The Freedom Forum is the main funder of the operations of the Newseum in Washington, D.C., the First Amendment Center and the Diversity Institute.