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Communications--Public Relations: Choosing Databases

Choosing Databases

Communications--Public Relations
There are many databases useful for Public Relations research, but it depends what you need.  Looking for a scholarly article?  Need a newspaper story?  Want corporate info on PR client?  Just need some statistics on demographics?  The groupings below categorize the library's databases into categories to match your needs.

NEWSPAPERS
US Newsstream: 1980-current (ProQuest)
Global Newsstream: 1980-current (ProQuest)
California Custom News Collection (Newsbank)
Access World News (Newsbank)

BUSINESS PUBLICATIONS
ABI/INFORM Complete Collection (ProQuest)
Business Source Premier

INDUSTRY INFORMATION
IBISWorld

COMPANY/ORGANIZATION INFORMATION
Mergent Online
Guidestar

FACTS/STATISTICS/REPORTS
Statista
CQ Researcher
Gale eBooks (Formerly Gale Virtual Reference)
Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints
Oxford Reference

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION
Simmons-MRI
Census
Mergent Intellect

SCHOLARLY JOURNALS
Communication Source (EBSCO)
Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)

MAGAZINES
Reader's Guide Full Text

Communications Librarian

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John Hickok
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