Last Updated: Jan 13, 2017
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The databases below are particularly suited to the field of Journalism and Mass Communication. For other subjects, please visit the Library's Database Page here.
- Academic Search Complete
Includes articles covering most subjects. You can limit searches by peer-review/scholarly and full-text. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1865.
- Communication and Mass Media Complete
This database provides articles on topics related to communications, journalism, and public relations. Users can limit searches to full-text and peer-review/ scholarly articles. Contains the entire Communication & Mass Media Index (CMMI), plus a good collection of full text communication and mass media journals.
- Humanities International Complete
This database provides access to articles on topics related to art, fiction, literature, philosophy, poetry, and more. Emphasis is on 20th Century Humanities. Users cannot limit searches by full-text articles. Users may limit searches to peer-reviewed/ scholarly articles.
This database provides articles on topics related to Anthropology, Economics, Folklore, History, performing Arts, Psychology, and Social Sciences in general. Users can limit searches to peer-reviewed/ scholarly articles by selecting "articles" in the advanced search option.
- Newspaper Source
Newspaper Source provides selected full text for nearly 30 national (U.S.) and international newspapers. The database also contains full text television & radio news transcripts, and selected full text for more than 200 regional (U.S.) newspapers. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.
Google Scholar is a specialized search engine for finding academic materials such as peer-reviewed journal articles, books, theses, abstracts, proceedings, and technical reports from various academic disciplines. Search results link to a variety of sources which frequently contain full-text materials. Some of the search results you might find in Google Scholar are accessable through the library's subscription databases. If you are searching from campus, you will see a find@mcneese link which will check if that particular item is available through the library.