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Communication Studies & CSD


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Communication Studies

Black Studies in Video 

This collection features award-winning documentaries, newsreels, interviews and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the United States.


A comprehensive database of articles and books in human communication studies, this database offers indexing to over 125 journals. Search by keyword, phrase, or author. Citations and abstracts, not full text, are provided. We may have the journal in full text in another database or in hard copy.

Communication & Mass Media Complete

This database provides an invaluable resource for students, researchers, and educators interested in any and all aspects of communication and mass media. The database offers full text for over 200 titles and contains citation coverage for additional sources.

Family and Society Studies Worldwide

A comprehensive, systematic and non-evaluative source of valuable research literature in the family social sciences. Over 140,000 citations and abstracts are drawn from 800 professional journals, books, popular literature, and other sources.

Filmakers Library Online

Award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum: race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more.

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EBSCO Databases in CSD

This link will take you to a list of EBSCO databases appropriate for research in CSD. Resources include Academic Search Complete, CINAHL Plus with Full-Text, Communication & Mass Media Complete, ERIC, Family & Society Studies Worldwide, Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition, and PsycINFO . You will see a short description of each database, and you may choose to search only the database(s) that are most suitable to your research.


Medline indexes over 19,000 journals published internationally and includes over 15 million records covering all aspects of medicine, dentistry and nursing. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, Medline includes citations from 1950 to the present.


Managed by the National Library of Medicine(NLM), PubMed web page provides MedLine database information, plus out-of-scope citations on general science and chemistry topics. PubMedCentral, or PMC, is the fulltext subset to the PubMed site.

ScienceDirect COLLEGE EDITION -- new link

The Science Direct journal sets are comprised of 1800 journals with full text access beginning in 1995 through the current edition.The databases are searched simultaneously. To focus only on journals we can access, choose the top tab titled Journals and also change All Journals to Subscribed Journals in the Source search box.

Web of Science

Web of Science connects publications and researchers through citations and controlled indexing in curated databases spanning every discipline, including the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. In addition to scholarly journals, Web of Science includes conference proceedings, symposia, workshops, and conventions. For most databases, coverage is from 1994 to current. A list of all databases included in Web of Science is available here. For instructions on how to access Web of Science from off campus, please click here.

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Career Exploration

Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance

This encyclopedia features articles with detailed career information.

What Can I Do With This Major?

This resource outlines 80 majors and includes typical employers that hire students in each field and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities. Note the links to four categories: Professional Associations, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Miscellaneous Career Sites and Job Postings.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

The OOH includes detailed information on close to 600 occupations, including job description, work environment, training and education, and projected job growth.

O*NET OnLine Occupational Information Network

O*NET contains information on hundreds of occupations and is continually updated.