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Media and Communications : Articles

This guide is intended to help you know more about Library and Internet resources in the area of Media and Communications. Use this guide as your starting point, come to the Library or Ask a Librarian for more resources and help.

Find Articles

Use the Library databases to search for articles.  Databases collect and index a big number of journals running through long time periods. They offer searching features that help you find what you need using and combining keywords, limiting your search by type of publication or date and other search techniques.

See Database Search Techniques


..., go to Databases and select Economics, Multidisciplinary or Political Science from the drop down menu under 'Find Resources by Subject'. 

Multidisciplinary Databases

Business, Economics, Social and Political Science Databases

"Full Text Options" red icon provides links from an article citation in a database to the full text wherever available in the library's collections.

Peer-Reviewed Articles

What Are Peer-Reviewed Articles?
As part of the publication process, articles in scholarly journals are reviewed by committees of other notable scholars. Such reviewers are considered to be the writer's peers.

Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles?
When searching for articles in a general database look for the "limit your search" options. Most databases provide "limit to peer-reviewed journals" option.
See Tutorial  Peer Review in 5 minutes North Carolina State University Libraries.  July 10, 2009  [5:11 minutes]

Find Journals

Use Journal Finder to find journals on your topic.

Locate individual journals


Use Journal Online Packages such as:
- Oxford Journals
Taylor & Francis Journals

Browse a list of Open Access articles in Media and Communication from the Directory of Open Access Journals

For a selected list of print / electronic journals on Communications and Media, click here.

Browse Media and Communications  Journals by subject

Find Full-text for Citation

If you have the citation of an article, use Citation Linker 
go to Journal Finder and type the journal name to see if the library has the full-text of the article.