General Starting Places
- Academic Search Complete : All purpose article database containing both scholarly and popular material.
- Arts & Humanities Citation Index : Multidisciplinary index covering most every field in the humanities. Indexes 1,114 journals.
- JSTOR : Archive of historically important academic journals in science, social science, and humanities. Many articles are full-text.
- PsychInfo : Psychology database. Great for interdisciplinary research.
- Social Sciences Citation Index : Covers all areas of social science.
- Sociological Abstracts : Contains abstracts from sociology and related disciplines.
Communication Specific Databases
- Communication Source : This database combines two EBSCO databases, Communication and Mass Media Complete and Communication Abstracts, to provide access to over 500 core journals in all areas of communication and journalism.
- Communication Studies: A SAGE Full-Text Collection : Contains full-text articles for forty SAGE journals. Covers communication studies, cultural studies, mass media communication, journalism, and many more communication sub-disciplines.
- Encyclopedia of International Media and Communications : Online Encyclopedia with 200 articles covering communication and mass media concepts