SU Libraries supports all departments and programs in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. In addition to visiting sources under links appearing in the menu bar of this guide, you can contact the Special Collections Research Center for information related to the history of radio & television.
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Communication Source is a primary collection of articles and other references to published literature in all sub-disciplines of public communications, including advertising. Covers articles from scholarly peer-reviewed journals, as well as trade journals and other periodicals in additional related fields such as media studies, broadcasting, public relations, journalism, linguistics, rhetoric and more. This database merges together two previously named resources, formerly known as "communication & mass media complete" (ebsco) and "comabstracts" (sage).
LEARN MORE ABOUT NEXIS UNI - WHICH IS THE LEXIS NEXIS REPLACEMENT INTERFACE FOR THE DATABASE FORMERLY KNOWN AS LEXISNEXIS ACADEMIC:
PDFs with overviews of Nexis Uni, user search tips, permalinking options, etc.
For a gateway to additional newspaper databases SU Libraries offers - visit the online research guide site called Newspaper Databases - Both ProQuest News & Newspapers & Access World News databases are highly recommended.
Need help on formatting the sources you cite in your academic writing (e.g., APA, MLA, etc.) or want access to a full-fledged online bibliographic management system-like "RefWorks" or "Zotero?" Visit the SU Libraries Citation Support website.
For stylistic guidelines for journalists particularly -SU Libraries also offers from Associated Press the AP Stylebook Online.
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