To locate articles using Library databases, you can click on Databases link on the Library homepage. You can browse them by subject or you can select the first letter of the database name from the alphabetical directory. Databases are accessible from off campus and some of the databases you may find useful to locate communication and media related articles include those listed below.
It is usually a good idea to start out broadly, so using just one or two of your topic terms is a good way to begin. Once you have a set of results, you can begin narrowing down your results by entering one or more terms. Searching in a specific field such as "Subject" or "Title" will narrow or focus your results.
ABI Inform/Proquest ABI is a major business database. It includes articles published in business periodicals, trade publications, and academic journals
Business Source Premier Business Source Premier is a major business database. It includes articles from popular business magazines, trade publications and academic journals. Also includes company profiles from MarketLine that include a SWOT analysis.
Proquest Newstream Full-text access to newspapers and other news media from the United States, Canada, Africa, Asia, Oceania, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.
Hoover's Academic This database contains detailed proprietary information about more than 40,000 public and non-public companies, 600 industries, and 225,000 key executives, with additional information about 90 million companies worldwide.
IBIS World -US Industry Reports and iExpert Industry Summaries A specialist in industry information, IBISWorld provides research and analysis of over 700 U.S. industries and almost 4,000 product segments. he reports, updated regularly, provide detailed and comprehensive industry overviews, performance evaluations, an analysis of products and markets, the competitive landscape, an examination of major companies in each industry, operating conditions, and key statistics.