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Research Favorites Databases Communications Resources Find books Find articles Additional web sites Associations and organizations Communications Resources FIND BOOKS... Online Catalog WorldCat [Global Library Holdings] or Open WorldCat [Regional Library Holdings] **TIPS: Use the Online Catalog to locate materials owned by Salem and our NC PALS consortium partners (Bennett, Greensboro,...
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 Title: Driving change : the UPS approach to business
 Keyword: business change UPS
 
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Reference materials: almanacs, encyclopedias, and other informational guides relevant to research in communications. Please note that this is just a sampling - there are many others located in the same sections as the ones listed below.

Reference Source

Call Number

  EBSCO eBook Collection

Search and browse reference resources including encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, handbooks, thesauri and more.

ADVERTISING AGE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ADVERTISING

ref HF5803 .A38 2003 3 vols.

LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION A CROSS-CULTURAL ENCYCLOPEDIA

ref P29 .F47 1998

ENCYCLOPEDIC DICTIONARY OF SEMIOTICS MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS

ref P87.5 .D36 2000

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION

ref P87.5.E53 2002 3 vols.

INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF COMMUNICATIONS

ref P87.5 .I5 1989 4 vols.

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF TELEVISION

ref PN1992.I8 M874 1997 3 vols.

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF NEW MEDIA

ref QA76.575.E536 2003

 

 

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* = Highly recommended
Academic Search Complete

Magazines and journals on many subjects, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.  

Business Source Complete

Trade journals, peer-reviewed publications, and magazines for marketing research.

* Communication & Mass Media Complete

This database provides quality research solutions in areas related to communication and mass media. 

Directory of Open Access Journals

"Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals" - SEE: MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION

JSTOR

Full-text articles with backfiles lacking only the most recent 3-5 years. 

LexisNexis Academic Universe

Index to articles with full text in hundreds of news, business, legal, medical and general reference resources. 

New York Times (via Proquest Database)               

Full text articles for the past 365 days. 

New York Times

NY Times website includes articles, images and multimedia. Includes last 12 months and archives (1851 - )

New York Times (Historical)

Full text articles from 1851-2001; requires adobe Acrobat. 

North Carolina Community Newspapers Links to the current issue of newspapers across the Nation.
Project Muse

Full text scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences. 

ProQuest Research Library

Information from over 1,800 newspapers and periodicals on a wide range of topics including humanities, and sciences. 

ProQuest Newspapers

Includes North Carolina Newsstand and select other newspapers. 

Regional Business News Currently contains abstracts for regional business publications, with full text for titles including Business NC.
First Search Databases Include: 
 PAIS   
Database chronicling global public policy and social issues.
 SIRSResearcher   
Social, scientific, economic, and political issues
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Additional Web Resources...

   
AJR Newslink

Links for newspapers, magazines, radio and TV; from the American Journalism Review. 

All Movie Guide  

Factual and descriptive data about titles, actors, directors and writers.  Includes glossary of film terms and essays. 

Center for Communication

Industry-supported forum; includes access to the Center's seminars, internship and job listing, lengthy list of media links. 

Communication Arts Online version of the magazine for designers, illustrators, and art directors. 
Communication Studies Resources

Links to listserves, journals, research on the Web as well as various topics. 

Early Cinema

Provides an introduction to the first decade of motion pictures; includes biography, technology, timeline, glossary, and resources.

FAIR: Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting

Criticism of media performance. 

Gifts of Speech Speeches made by influential contemporary women from around the world. 
Indianz
News, information, and resources about issues facing Native peoples.  Updated daily.
Journalism.org

Daily news digest of media stories; articles, essays, and speeches. 

Journalist's Toolbox

Links to web resources from a variety of news industry-related topics. Sponsored by the American Press Institute.

Media and Communication Studies

Excellent and comprehensive source of essays, information, and links.  British influence. 

Movie Review Query Engine

Links to movie reviews from local, national and international newspapers and publications. 

STATS

Research on current issues and the statistics behind the reports and news stories.  Sponsored by Statistical Assessment Service.

VOANews

Website of Voice of America, the government-sponsored broadcast service.  Links for audio and video services.

 

Associations and Organizations