Published by the National Communication Association (NCA), this online web magazine offers current communication research published by academic journals affiliated to the NCA in a language that is easy to digest for general audiences.
Communication & Mass Media Complete contains scholarly and popular articles on various aspects of communication, mass media, and other closely related fields of study, including film and television. Coverage: 1915 - present. Updated: Regularly.
Academic OneFile is a general interest database containing scholarly and popular articles on a variety of topics including: Physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Contains audio, images and video. Coverage: 1980-present.
CQ Researcher provides coverage of domestic and international affairs. Reports provide: an introductory overview; background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources. Simultaneous user limit:50 Coverage: 1991 - Present. Updated: Weekly.
Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society contains entries on many controversial issues, providing background information, expert perspectives, and primary and secondary sources to give broader context and understanding to the issue. Note: Contains images, video, and primary sources. Updated: Regularly.
iPOLL is a source for United States public opinion and survey data. Valid email address required for login. If you are uncomfortable supplying your own email address, you may use email@example.com. Coverage: 1935 - Present. Updated: Daily.
Google Scholar searches across many disciplines and sources. Subjects include: Physics, engineering, social science, business, biology, chemistry, medicine. Source types include: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. Specify Fairfield University (via Scholar Settings) for enhanced access to our library resources. Updated: Regularly.
ABI/INFORM contains scholarly & popular articles concerning international, national, local, & regional business news coverage for public and private companies. Topics include: Business and industry, computers and internet, economics and trade, environment, government and law, and social issues and policy. Content: industry & market research, commodity reports, company reports (Hoovers and Annual Reports), Country Reports, dissertations & working papers Coverage: 1971-Present Updated: Monthly
CINAHL provides full text and indexing to articles in nursing, allied health, and biomedicine literature. Covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and several allied health disciplines. Coverage: 1982 - Present. Updated: Bimonthly.
Film and Television Index w/ Full Text contains scholarly, popular and trade articles on a variety of topics, including film and television theory, preservation and restoration, screenwriting, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. Coverage: 1914 - Present. Updated: Regularly