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Humanities International Complete
CINAHL Plus with Full Text
JSTOR
JSTOR
America: History and Life
SciFinder
PsycInfo
ERIC/EBSCO
Humanities International Complete
Gale Literature (formerly Gale Artemis Literary Sources)
ERIC/EBSCO
Academic Search Complete
Academic Search Complete
PubMed with EIU Electronic Journals
JSTOR
Biosis Previews
Music Index Online
Hospitality & Tourism Complete
Communication & Mass Media Complete
PubMed with EIU Electronic Journals
Academic Search Complete
Historical Abstracts
PsycInfo
PubMed with EIU Electronic Journals
GeoRef
SPORTDiscus
Military & Government Collection
JSTOR
Academic Search Complete
Gale Literature (formerly Gale Artemis Literary Sources)
Gale Literature (formerly Gale Artemis Literary Sources)
Philosopher's Index
Biological & Agricultural Index Plus
JSTOR
ERIC/EBSCO

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Communication Studies Databases

Top Picks

  • OAIster
    A union catalog of more than 19 million digital resources from over 1,000 organizations developed by the University of Michigan and harvested using OAI-PMH (the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting).
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook Open Access
    Profiles of hundreds of occupations that describe What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more.
  • Old Bailey Online Open Access
    The Old Bailey Proceedings Online makes available a fully searchable, digitised collection of all surviving editions of the Old Bailey Proceedings from 1674 to 1913, and of the Ordinary of Newgate's Accounts, 1690 to 1772. It allows access to over 210,000 trials and biographical details of approximately 3,000 men and women executed at Tyburn, free of charge for non-commercial use.
  • Ornithological Worldwide Literature (OWL) Open Access
    OWL is a compilation of citations and abstracts from the worldwide journals, conference proceedings, reports, and doctoral dissertations that pertain to the science of ornithology.(Generally 1953-present)
  • Oxford English Dictionary
    English Words | Meaning | History | Pronunciation | Quotations
  • Oxford Handbooks Online: Criminology and Criminal Justice Includes Peer Reviewed Content
    In-depth scholarly articles from online handbooks | Research and current thinking on major Criminology & Criminal Justice topics | 17 ebooks in collection | Searchable and browsable by book and chapter
  • Oxford Handbooks Online: Political Science Includes Peer Reviewed Content
    In-depth scholarly articles from online handbooks | Research and current thinking on major Political Science topics | 36 ebooks in collection | Searchable and browsable by book and chapter

Subject Specific

  • Kanopy Streaming VideoResearch Help
    Kanopy is a video streaming solution for colleges offering a "Netflix-like" user experience. Effective 11/18/19: Booth Library has moved to a mediated access model for Kanopy. This model will allow only faculty to request films for course-related viewing. Films already licensed by the library will continue to be available until their license expires.
  • PsycInfo Includes Peer Reviewed Content
    Citations and abstracts of peer-reviewed articles, dissertations, and technical reports on all areas of psychology (1887 to present). Articles are available through the Get Full Text link. As of February 2020, this database is now called APA PsycInfo.

Interdisciplinary and Related

  • American Periodicals Series Online
    Topics: American Magazines | 1740`s - Early 1900`s
  • Business Source Elite Includes Peer Reviewed Content
    Topics: Business | Management | Economics | Finance | Banking | Accounting | Company Profiles & Financials
  • Charleston Times-Courier Open Access
    Archive of the Charleston Times-Courier and the Mattoon Journal Gazette.
  • Chicago Tribune (Historical)
    Fulltext Articles | 1849-1990
  • Filmakers Online Library
    Streaming Video | Race and Gender | Human Rights | Globalization and Global Studies | Multiculturalism | Criminal Justice | Social Justice | Environmental Issues | Bioethics | Political Science | Current Events | Psychology | Arts | Literature
  • Google Scholar with EIU Electronic JournalsResearch Help
    Search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. Use the Get Full Text @ EIU link to access Booth Library`s electronic journals. View this tutorial http://booth.eiu.edu/gscholarsettings to learn how to set Google Scholar preferences for EIU journals in the generic Google Scholar.
  • Humanities International Complete Includes Peer Reviewed Content
    Topics: Authors | Artists | Musicians | Literature & Theater Criticism | Fiction, Short Story, Poetry, Drama Criticism | Photography | Painting | Music | Theater | Graphic Arts | Film | Contemporary Arts | Society & Culture
  • Issues and Controversies On File
    This database combines analysis and explanations of opposing points of view for current and historical events. It includes chronologies, illustrations, maps, tables, sidebars, bibliographies and contact information.
  • JSTOR Includes Peer Reviewed Content
    Scholarly Journal Articles and Book Chapters | Broad Range of Disciplines in the Humanities, Social Sciences & Field Sciences
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
    Guide to over 3000 contemporary test instruments | Evaluations of testing products | Comprehensive bibliography of commercially available English-language tests
  • New World Cinema: Major Independent Features and Shorts, 1990 to Present
    Streaming Video | 200 Award Winning Feature Films | 50 Award Winning Short Films | Leading Independent Distributors | Presented at Major Film Festivals
  • New York Times (Historical)
    Full text articles | 1851-2014
  • Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals Series I: New Readerships & Series II: Empire (Gale)
    (Primary Sources) Topics: Women's | Children's | Humour | Leisure/Sport | Travel and Anthropology | Economics | Missionary and Colonial
  • ProCon.org Open Access
    "Promoting critical thinking, education, and informed citizenship by presenting controversial issues in a straightforward, nonpartisan primarily pro-con format."
  • Public Agenda Online Open Access
    Nonprofit Public Opinion Research Organization | Summaries of Current Social Issues | Education | Health Care | Economy | Environment
  • RAND Online Publications Open Access
    Nonprofit Think Tank | Summaries of Research | Arts | Child Policy | Civil Justice | Education | Energy and Environment | Health and Health Care | International Affairs | National Security | Population and Aging | Public Safety | Science and Technology | Substance Abuse | Terrorism and Homeland Security | Transportation and Infrastructure | Workforce and Workplace Issues
  • Readers' Guide Retrospective
    Index to Popular Magazines | 1890 to 1982 | Some Linked to Fulltext Articles
  • Scopus
    Peer-reviewed research | Citations and abstracts | Science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities | Search for cited references and author and affiliation profiles | Data from over 22,000 journals and over 150,000 books | Track, analyze, and visualize scholarly research | Create an account to save searches and set up email alerts
  • Social Sciences Abstracts Includes Peer Reviewed Content
    Citations and abstracts of journal articles in all areas of the social sciences (1983 to present).
  • SpringerLink Includes Peer Reviewed Content
    Full-text E-books and Book Chapters | Publication Dates from 2005-2020
    Peer Reviewed Journals (Some Fulltext)
  • Wiley Online Library eBooks
    Over 3000 ebooks from Wiley from 2017-2021 across 60+ subject areas | May be used as course materials or for course reserves | Unlimited access through June 30, 2021 | Provided through Booth Library's CARLI consortium membership