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Journalism & Mass Communication

Getting Started Databases

ABI/INFORM (ProQuest One Business)

Now included in the ProQuest One Business database, this resource covers business and management topics with information on more than 60,000 companies through journals, newspapers, executive profiles, reports on market conditions, and in-depth case studies of global business trends. Includes Snapshots North America, Oxford Analytical Research, Wall Street Journal, and MIT Sloan Management Review. Full text is available.

AP Stylebook Online

A searchable and regularly updated version of AP Stylebook, the standard guide for journalism and news writing. This resource includes an A-Z guide to usage, spelling, and punctuation, as well as Topical Guides and a Pronunciation Guide.

Communication Source

Provides access to Communication & Mass Media Complete and Communication Abstracts. Subject coverage includes communication, linguistics, rhetoric and discourse, speech-language pathology, media studies, and related fields. Some full text is available.

Newspaper Source Plus

Indexes and abstracts over 170 newspapers and related sources, including 140 regional U.S. newspapers, eighteen international newspapers, six newswires, nine newspaper columns, The Christian Science Monitor, and The Los Angeles Times. Some full text is available.


Newswires (formerly called AP NewsMonitor) provides near real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press on a continuous basis. Provides access to the last 30 days of articles in full-text.

Nexis Uni

Features 15,000+ news, business, and legal sources, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions back to 1790. Some full text is available.


Covers psychology and related disciplines in the behavioral sciences. Materials indexed include journals, book chapters, books, and dissertations. Some full text is available.


SimplyAnalytics enables users to create thematic maps, charts, and reports using over 75,000 demographic, business, marketing and health data variables.

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