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Communication

Journal Indexes for Communication

Communication and Mass Media Complete
Provides comprehensive indexing to the key journals for all aspects of communications studies. Other databases and indexes organized by more than 150 subjects.

COM Abstracts
Indexes and abstracts articles published in the primary professional literature of the communication(s) field, providing comprehensive coverage of the communication discipline's scholarship.

 

  Patrons can  connect directly to the full text of articles available in the Library's electronic collections or to Interlibrary Loan if the full text is not available.

 


Other indexes provide access to content related to the area of Communication Studies.  Key subject indexes related to Communication Studies include:

Academic Search Premier
A multidisciplinary database which provides full-text for over 4,650 scholarly publications, more than 3,600 of them peer-reviewed. Includes topics in the social sciences, humanities, general science, education and most areas of academic study.

ABI/Inform
This business databases features important full‐text journals and much sought‐after titles from the business press as well as key trade publications, dissertations, conference proceedings, and market reports. Communication students will find this database is most useful for organizational communication topics.

Advanced Research Databases

ASU Electronic Theses and Dissertations
This collection includes most of the ASU Theses and Dissertations from 2011 to present. ASU Theses and Dissertations are available in downloadable PDF format; however, a small percentage of items are under embargo. Information about the dissertations/theses includes degree information, committee members, an abstract, supporting data or media.

Dissertations and Theses Arizona State University
A searchable database for full text, citations, and abstracts of ASU dissertations.

Dissertations and Theses
Indexes and abstracts doctoral dissertations and selected masters' theses accepted for degrees by accredited North American educational institutions and over 200 other institutions

SAGE Research Methods Online
A web-based research methods tool to help researchers, faculty, and students with research projects. Researchers can explore methods to help them construct research projects, and understand various methods. This database focuses on methodology and is useful for all disciplines.

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