A guide to resources for communications research
Last Updated: Aug 9, 2013
- Internet Public Library
Browse newspapers from across the country and around the world.
- Memphis Commercial Appeal
Full text of the Memphis Commercial Appeal from April 25, 2000 to November 21, 2012.
- New York Times
Web site of the New York Times - not all content is available without a subscription
- Historic New York Times (1851-2007)
The New York Times (1851-2007) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
National Public Radio, America's pre-eminent news institution
This library database contains the full text of the Tennessean from 2002 to the present.
- Tennessean Online
Web site of the Tennessean
- Wall Street Journal
Web site of the Wall Street Journal - not all content available without a subscription
- Washington Post
Web site of the Washington Post - not all content available without a subscription
If the full-text isn't directly linked in the database you're searching, do not lose hope!
Click on the 360 Link icon and follow the directions to obtain the full text in another database, in the library, or via Interlibrary Loan.
- CQ Researcher Plus Archive
CQ Researcher offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of today's most important issues. Each report is on a single topic-more than 12,000 words of text and extensive bibliographies. The CQ Researcher has been the choice of librarians for over 80 years. Each weekly issue provides up-to-date information on controversial subjects written by CQ's staff of experienced reporters.
- Communications & Mass Media (TEL)
This collection provides current and accurate information from more than 100 journals focused on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered include: advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and many more.
The following databases cover a variety of subject fields. They will provide broader searches.
Journal of Applied Communication Research
The Journal of Applied Communication Research publishes outstanding research that addresses the relationship between communication theory and practice.