Journalism Databases

- The newspapers, pamphlets, and books gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817) represent the largest and most comprehensive collection of early English news media. The present digital collection, that helps chart the development of the concept of 'news' and 'newspapers' and the "free press", totals almost 1 million pages and contains approximately 1,270 titles.

- Provides competitive intelligence and prospecting data from within the advertising industry.

- Provides guidelines on spelling, grammar, punctuation and usage for all writers, editors, students, and public relations specialists.

- The Chicago Defender is a newspaper archive that includes articles from 1/1/1905 - 12/31/1975. Send details of articles needed, at least title and date, to Interlibrary Loan.

- Provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media.

- Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online provides more than 16,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres. This literature resource includes the DLB main series, the DLB Documentary Series, and the DLB Yearbook Series - all delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals.

- A comprehensive literary reference database, which provides users with a broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity to the present day.

Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800 assembles critical responses to the works of  writers of all sorts — novelists, poets, playwrights, journalists, philosophers, political leaders, scientists, mathematicians and writers from other genres — from every region of the world, from the Late Medieval period through the  European Renaissance and Enlightenment and the age of colonial expansion.

- Lists every Mississippi newspaper on microfilm by title, date, city, and county.

- Provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 U.S. and international newspapers. Also contains selective full text for regional U.S. newspapers. In addition, full text television and radio news transcripts are also provided.

-  Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism through assembles critical responses to the works of 19-century authors of all sorts — novelists, poets, playwrights, journalists, philosophers, political leaders, scientists, mathematicians and writers from other genres — from every region of the world.

- Collection of poll data from 1936 to the present that includes US polling firms, social issues, politics, pop culture, international affairs, and more.

- SRDS is a database of media rates that catalogs more than 100,000 U.S. and international media properties. SRDS also includes Segmentation & Market Solutions.

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