Databases for Communication

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Communication Databases
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Communication and Mass Media Complete

CMMC offers cover-to-cover ("core") indexing and abstracts for more than 620 journals (over 500 in full text), and selected ("priority") coverage of nearly 200 more,

1915-present more info

ComAbstracts primarily indexes scholarly journals but also provides some indexing of scholarly books on communication.

1937-present more info
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)

Provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,500 serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, and dissertations.

1973-present more info

PsycINFO, from the American Psychological Association, contains over 3 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations.

1887-present more info

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Communication Databases
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Academic OneFile

Contains more than 11,000 academic jounals, the majority in full text and peer-reviewed, and podcasts and transcripts from major news sources.

1980-present more info
Academic Search Complete

Provides full text for over 8,500 magazines and journals, including more than 7,300 peer reviewed titles. Indexing and abstracts are provided for more than 12,500 journals.

1980-present more info
American Consumer Culture: Market Research and American Business, 1935-1965

American Consumer Culture provides a unique insight into the American consumer boom of the mid-20th century through access to market research reports and supporting documents.

1935-1965 more info
Credo Reference

Credo Reference provides access to hundreds of reference books (encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies, quotations) from over 70 academic publishers.

2000-present more info
Journalism and Mass Communication Abstracts

Journalism & Mass Communications Abstracts, includes abstracts of dissertations and theses accepted for graduate degrees.

1996-present more info
Library Catalog

Holdings for Appalachian State, UNC-A, and Western Carolina University.

1400's-present more info

PsycARTICLES is a database of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology.

1894-present more info
Sage Knowledge

Sage Knowledge provides full text access to more than 150 social science encyclopedias and over 100 handbooks.

1994-present more info
Sociological Abstracts

Sociological Abstracts indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines.

1952-present more info
WorldCat (FirstSearch)

Contains over 50 million records cataloged by OCLC member libraries throughout the world: Appalachian State University Library is a member (OCLC member code=NJB).

1000 BC-present more info

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Communication Databases
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