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COMMUNICATIONS STUDIES & MEDIA ARTS 707 - Fall 2021

Finding Articles

Useful Databases and Resources

The library subscribes to over 500 databases on multiple platforms. Select a relevant database to search. 

Subject-specific databases

  • Communication Source
  • Statista
  • Film and Television Literature Index

Multi-disciplinary databases

  • Scholars Portal Journals  
  • Canadian Business and Current Affairs (CBCA)
  • ABI/Inform Collection (Proquest One)
  • America: History and Life
  • Curio.ca
  • Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive
  • JSTOR

Newspapers

  • Nexis Uni
  • National Post
  • New York Times
  • ProQuest News and Newspapers 
  • Washington Post
  • News, Politics and Political Magazine Archive
  • Globe and Mail
  • Toronto Star
  • Vancouver Sun

Google Scholar 

  • Searches grey literature e.g. reports, working papers, government documents  and other materials produced by organizations outside of traditional commercial or academic publishing  

  • Use “Advanced search” to combine words and phrases 

  • Use “Settings” to create links to “get it @ Mac”  

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