Journalism & Mass Communication
Communication & Mass Media Complete *and* Communication Abstracts
Search the two major databases in communications and related fields at the same time
State Newspaper, December 1987 - present
Contains all of the news, features, sports and entertainment articles written by the staff at the newspaper and provided by the major wire services.
The South Caroliniana Library has several indexes to older issues of The State.
Garner's Modern American Usage
The leading authority on current American English grammar, capitalization, punctuation, spelling, style, and word choice. Our subscription also includes access to Garner’s Dictionary of Legal Usage.
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 thousands of 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.
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.
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)
Digital archives of The Gamecock (Columbia, S.C.) newspaper1908 to 2006. Search by issue date and keyword. Also links to 2007 to present issues. Freely available to everybody from everywhere.
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.
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. Archived content limited to recent years.
Newspaper Source Plus
Includes more than 1,000 full-text newspapers.
Nexis Uni (formerly 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.