Communication & Mass Media Complete
provides the most
robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and
mass media. This database originated with the acquisition and subsequent
merging of two popular databases in the fields of communication and mass
media studies -- CommSearch (formerly produced by the National
Communication Association (NCA)), and Mass Media Articles Index
(formerly produced by Pennsylvania State University).
offered bibliographic and keyword references to 26 journals in
communication studies, with coverage extending to the inaugural issue of
each -- some from as far back as the early decades of the 20th century.
It also included cover-to-cover indices of NCA’s six journals (from
their first editions to the present), and abstracts from their earliest
appearance in NCA journals.
Mass Media Articles Index provided
citation coverage of over 40,000 articles related to mass media and
published in over 60 research journals, as well as major journalism
reviews, recent encyclopedias, and handbooks in the area of
EBSCO has combined the extensive coverage of
these two resources, and has greatly expanded upon them (both in terms
of content and scope) to create CMMC. In addition,
Communication & Mass Media Complete offers full text for over 200
titles and contains citation coverage for additional sources. In total,
several hundred valuable sources are covered.
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Communication and Mass Media Complete
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