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Communications Management - Research Guide for ISDP Students

A research starting points guide from Syracuse University Libraries for SU students studying Communications Management

Welcome to a Guide for Communications Management Students (Newhouse School of Public Communications - ISDP)

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Database BEST BETS

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Use of one of the two major citation databases is also highly recommended:

 

Six other BEST BET article databases are:

PR Week

P R Week

Weekly trade journal in public relations.  Current and back issue articles are available from SU Libraries via various third party database platforms (e.g., ABI/Inform, etc.).

PRWeek (U.S.) - Online
*access note:  after clicking on PRWeek (U.S.) - for year 2001 thru current issue articles - follow these steps-

1) on the subsequent Library Catalog screen - use the "click here for full text" link - followed by

2) on subsequent screen  - use the pull down menu located at right margin to choose a mediating database that contains back issue PRWeek articles  

PRWeek (U.S.) - Print
Current Issues - 2nd floor, Current Periodicals Section - Bird Library
Back Issues - HD 59 P79 - off-site storage facility (request delivery via the Classic Catalog page for PRWeek (U.S.) - Print )

PR Week (U.K.) - Online
*access note: article text for the back issue articles of the U.K. edition can be retrieved using keyword search queries via ABI/Inform database.  Recommended navigation begins at the SU Libraries Journals list.  From that query window type in the phrase PR Week (U.K. edition) .

PRWeek digital does not offer institutional subscriptions to academic libraries at this time.  They offer a lot of online content in exchange for a free registration, as well as full digital archival access - together with optional premium features - via paid individual subscriptions (as of 2017, subscription rates begin at $348/year).

  Citation Databases

These two citation databases are powerful research tools that cover a vast scope of interdisciplinary subject matter involving all topic areas. Both also include "times cited" links that allow a researcher or author to follow-up on subsequent citation patterns for an article(s) of interest:

 

 

New at SU/SU Libraries since 2015-2016

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  Watch for the SULinks icon

If you see this next to the record for an article in an SU Libraries database, click on it to see if the full-text is available online.