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Use the databases on these lists to locate full-text articles and references for articles for your research.
More databases, on a wide variety of subjects are also available from the Database Search Page.
General Databases covering Communication & Rhetorical studies
Abstracts of publications covering advertising, discourse, linguistics, media studies, speech-language pathology, and other communication fields.
Communications and Mass Media
Journals and magazines providing coverage of advertising, communications, public relations, linguistics, writing and more. Provided by NOVELNY.
Full-text archive of scholarly publications, including ebooks, in mathematics, science, the arts and humanities, and the social sciences.
Databases covering a broad range of subject areas including business, economics, education, humanities, literature, news, social sciences, science and technology and more.
Journals in the humanities, social sciences, and mathematics, published by Johns Hopkins University Press.
Film & Television Literature Index
Index to journals and magazines covering cinematography, television, production, reviews and more.
Business Source Elite
Business and economics journals and magazine articles, many with full text, including content from the Harvard Business Review.
Performing Arts Periodicals Database
Scholarly and popular performing arts journals and magazines, conference papers, covering the arts and entertainment industry, dance, film, television, drama, theater, musical theater, storytelling, opera, puppetry, magic and more; includes interviews, discographies, and reviews.
- Chicano Database
Bibliographic materials on Mexican-American topics 1960 to the present.
Scope expanded 1992 to include the broader Latino experience, including
Cuban Americans and Central American immigrants. Includes the Spanish
Speaking Mental Health Database.
Full-text publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas.
A collection of full text articles
from 200 publications covering the ethnic, minority and native press
in America with international coverage. ENW provides news, culture and
history from a broad diversity of perspectives and viewpoints.
Index to Black Periodicals
Includes content from over
150 international scholarly and popular periodicals in Black studies, covering a wide array of humanities and social science disciplines
including art, cultural criticism, economics, education, health, history,
language and literature, law, philosophy, politics, religion, and sociology
- Race Relations Abstracts
Current information in the area of race relations. Issues covered
include discrimination, education, employment, health, politics, law
- Access more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis—including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790, together with extensive current and historical U.S. state and federal statutes, published court decisions and regulations. Registering for a free ID and password within the interface is recommended for those looking to take advantage of personalization features such as alerts, saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents.
- PAIS International
Index with abstracts to articles, books, conference proceedings, government documents, book chapters, and statistical directories about public affairs from 1972 to the present.
Business/ Organizational / Marketing Communication
- ABI Inform
Index and abstracts to articles from leading business and management publications, including English-language titles from outside the U.S. Full abstract and indexing coverage begins with 1992. Full text available for over 600 titles.
- World Advertising Research Center
The WARC.com database contains over 25,000 articles, case studies, research reports and summaries covering all areas of marketing communications drawn from more than 30 leading content sources worldwide. These include WARC's own publications (e.g. Admap, the International Journal of Advertising) as well as those from its many partner organizations.
- Business Full Text
Provides indexing and abstracting of articles from over 800 English-language business magazines, trade and research journals, plus the full text of selected periodicals.
- Business Source Elite
Business Source Elite contains full text from the world's top management and marketing journals including the Harvard Business Review.
- Proquest Research Library
Covers a wide range of topics including the arts, business, education, general interest, law, military, psychology, and women's interests.
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
Citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials
literature in political science and its complementary fields from 1989 to the present, including
international relations, law, and public administration / policy.
A unique compilation of questions and responses
from more than 6,500 national, state, local and special surveys in the
US and over 60 other countries. The surveys contain information on over
3,000 subjects, from social and political concerns to economic issues.
Data gathered by professional polling organizations, television networks,
universities, newspapers, etc.
- Peace Research Abstracts
Peace Research Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to peace research, including conflict resolution, international affairs, peace psychology, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.