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University Libraries - Article Databases

Journalism & Mass Communication

Top Databases

Additional Databases (alphabetical)

  • Academic Search Complete

    Covers all subject areas.  Has a mix of magazines and journals, including many that are peer-reviewed.

  • America's News [NewsBank]

    Fulltext content from over 2,000 sources, including local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers, news video, and news blogs.  Coverage varies by title, with some titles providing fulltext since the late 1970s.  Has shortcut links for The State and South Carolina newspapers.

    NewsLibrary.com has some newspapers not in our subscription to America's Newspapers.  You can search NewsLibrary as an index for free but will be prompted to pay for the full article.

  • Dissertations and Theses

    Contains citations,abstracts and possibly full text for over 2 million dissertations and theses. The database accepts over 90 percent of doctoral dissertations in North America.

  • Factiva

    Access to global news and business information, including local newspapers, same-day newswires, company reports, and media programs.  Some content is unavailable to academic accounts.

  • Gamecock (Student Newspaper, current and digital archives)

    Links to the online edition of the USC student newspaper plus 2006-Present in Scholar Commons and from 1908 - 1988 in the South Carolina Newspaper Repository.

  • iPOLL (Roper Center)

    iPOLL is the largest source for opinion polling data.  Data covers 1935 to the present on a broad range of topics. Only polls of the United States population at the national level are included, but international datasets are available for immediate download.

  • LexisNexis Academic

    Access over 6,000 news, business, and legal sources. These include regional, national, and international newspapers, news wires, broadcast transcripts, non-English language news sources, magazines, trade journals, business publications, SEC filings, law reviews, statutory, administrative and case law.

  • Listener Historical Archive, The

    The Listener was a weekly publication, established by the BBC in 1929 as the medium for reproducing radio - and later, television - programs in print. It is our only record and means of accessing the content of many early broadcasts. With major contributors including E. M. Forster, George Orwell and Bertrand Russell, it also provided an important platform for new writers and poets; W. H. Auden, Sylvia Plath and Philip Larkin being notable examples.

  • News (AP, UPI, etc.) Wire Services

    Provides near real-time access to world-wide news from AP Top News, WorldStream, Financial News, AP Online, U.S. Politics & Government and 50 State Reports news wires.  Content is a rolling 30-day archive.

  • Newspaper Source Plus

    Includes more than 1,000 full-text newspapers.