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MCM - Master of Communications Management

Explore library resources for the Master of Communiations Management program.

Finding Articles

Use databases to find out which journals, magazines, and newspapers have published articles on your topic. Most useful when recent information is required, or when the topic is too specific to be covered in a book.

Communication Studies Databases

  • Best Bet!McMaster Users OnlyCommunication Source
    Includes worldwide scholarly journals pertaining to media studies, communications, journalism, public relations, broadcasting,  and other related fields. Also contains many trade (or industry) publications in the field of communication studies.

​Business Databases

  • Best Bet!McMaster Users OnlyBusiness Source Premier
    Worldwide business literature including scholarly journal and magazine articles. 
  • Best Bet!McMaster Users Only ProQuest One Business
    International business literature including scholarly journal and magazine articles.

Social Sciences Databases


  • McMaster Users Only Web of Science - Core Collection
    Scholarly journal literature for all disciplines, including business, communication, psychology, sociology and more.
  • McMaster Users OnlyScopus
    Provides broad indexing and citation coverage of academic journals, books and conference proceedings published worldwide.
  • McMaster Users OnlyScholarsPortal Journals
    Includes over 50 million articles from over 23,000 full-text journals covering every academic discipline. 
  • open accessGoogle Scholar
    Multi-disciplinary articles from scholarly publications. Search engine is open access, but full-text access to results may be fee-based.  Watch this video to setup Library Links and automatically access McMaster's subscriptions from Google Scholar results (get it). 
  • open accessOmni 
     Simultaneously searches McMaster's library catalogue and the contents of several subscription and open access databases. Select Articles  to restrict results to articles from journals, magazines, and other publications.

News Databases

  • Best Bet!McMaster Users OnlyFactiva
    International news articles. Select Search Builder from the Search menu to find news articles. 
    NOTE: Access is limited. Only 6 people at one time can use this database. If you receive an error message, please try again later or try Nexis Uni and Canadian Periodicals Index Quarterly.
  • McMaster Users OnlyNexis Uni
    Includes thousands of international news sources including newspapers, news wires,  television & radio broadcasts, blogs, and more. To find news articles, select News in the Guided Search box on the Nexis Uni home page. 
  • McMaster Users Only CPI.Q (Canadian Periodicals Index Quarterly), 1988 to the present
    Indexes articles from more than 1,500 magazines, journals and newspapers with significant Canadian content. 
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